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Girl Next Door by Sula
Girl Next Door

Girl Next Door

Girl Next Door is a scent achieved from two of Sula’s fragrances — Butterfly Kiss and Lily Lotus.  Both scents, as well as the layering pack,  are available from Ulta.

NOTES (Butterfly Kiss): freesia, heliotrope, and jasmine.

NOTES (Lily Lotus): water lily, lotus, freesia and a faint hint of mint.

Please note:  All grading is on Girl Next Door, which is Butterfly Kiss and Lily Lotus combined.

CLASSIFICATION: floral, fresh

AGE GROUP:  High School and up

SIMILAR SCENT(s): N/A

FORM: Eau De Parfum

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Euphoria Blossom by Calvin Klein
Euphoria Blossom

Euphoria Blossom

NOTES:  pomegranate, kumquat, orchid, pink peony, lotus, musk, white woods, white amber

CLASSIFICATION: woodsy, floral

AGE GROUP: college, mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de toilette

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Kenneth Cole Black For Her
Kenneth Cole Black For Her

Kenneth Cole Black For Her

NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): jasmine, ylang ylang, lily of the valley, magnolia, tuberose, hyacinth, lotus, iris, sandalwood, musk, amber

I was intrigued when I first saw Black at my local TJ Maxx. I had never gave it a second thought, but for some reason when I see bargains there, I simply cannot turn away.

CLASSIFICATION: feminine, floral

AGE GROUP: college / mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Marc Jacobs Blush

FORM: eau de parfum

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Anna Sui Dolly Girl On The Beach
Dolly Girl On The Beach

Dolly Girl On The Beach

NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): mandarin orange, cassia, peach, apple, marigold, bergamot, lemon, freesia, lotus, rose, amber, musk, white woods

Couldn’t wait to try this! doesn’t even BEGIN to sum up how badly I wanted to smell Dolly Girl On The Beach, to cradle it in my arms and love it as if it had come directly from my womb (and, yeah, I’M JOKING to anyone who is laughing AT me and not WITH me). I F*&#ING KNEW IT! pretty much covers my reaction once I had inhaled my first whiff of this nose-tease fragrance.

CLASSIFICATION: unique, semi-spicy, very slightly citrusy

AGE GROUP: mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Dolly Girl (original)

FORM: eau de toilette

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Ghost Summer Flirt
Ghost Summer Flirt

Ghost Summer Flirt

NOTES (as listed on perfumeemporium.com): Japanese yuzu, ruby red grapefruit, peach, raspberry, pink freesia, lotus blossom, violet leaves, sambac flowers, white wood, powdery musk

I bought Ghost Summer Flirt on a whim, I had never smelled it but it was a very bargain price; an offer I couldn’t refuse. What a unique excitement a scent addict feels when she gets a new bottle of perfume in the mail! It is a glory only a small few women will ever experience to it’s fullest, and I experienced it with Ghost Summer Flirt today!

CLASSIFICATION: fruity, tropical

AGE GROUP: college / mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Escada Pacific Paradise

FORM: eau de toilette

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Ralph Lauren Blue
Ralph Lauren Blue

Ralph Lauren Blue

NOTES (as listed on beautyencounter.com): lotus flower, muguet, gardenia, sparkling jasmine accord, pink peony, rose de mai, tuberose, jasmine petals, orange flower, musk, ambrette, sandalwood, mousse de chine, vetiver

At work, a new girl that we had just hired always smelled wonderful to me. I finally asked her one day what she was wearing, and it was Ralph Lauren Blue. It was always in the back of my mind to go out and get it for myself, but I had put it off for years, until about a month ago. Some things just aren’t the same as you remember them…

CLASSIFICATION: floral

AGE GROUP: college, mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Britney Spears Curious

FORM: eau de toilette

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