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Dior Addict 2

Dior Addict 2

Dior Addict 2

NOTES (as listed on fragrancenet.com): Grapefruit, Orange, White Musk, Grenadine, Freesia, Cedarwood, Lotus Flower, Pineapple, Bergamot, Sandalwood, Lily of the Valley, Watermelon

CLASSIFICATION: floral, slightly fruity, slightly spicy

AGE GROUP: college

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Benghal, Incanto Charms, Flower Princess

FORM: eau de toilette

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Cool Water Summer Fizz for Women
Cool Water Summer Fizz

Cool Water Summer Fizz

NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): bergamot, juicy peach, honeysuckle, lemon, fresh mint, white musk, sandalwood

I am usually interested in limited edition summer fragrances; I have been pleased by many that I have smelled (most often by those from Escada and Ghost). I was very excited to try Summer Fizz.

CLASSIFICATION: citrusy

AGE GROUP: young / perfect for any age

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de toilette

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Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey – Coming Soon

As reported by india-server.com, popcrunch.com, and highbridnation.com

Mariah Carey has recently announced details regarding the new perfume that she has been working on with Elizabeth Arden. The fragrance is set to be a flirty floral, with notes including the Tahitian Tiare flower, lily of the valley, pink peony, and white musk*.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Set to launch in August 2008, the bottle will be the same shape and design of her original fragrance (“M”), but this time with a girly, romantic hue of pink with a mother-of-pearlesque sheen in which blue and yellow will also be present. Interestingly enough, the bottle was not designed by Mariah – it was created by Jean Antretter, the senior design director at Elizabeth Arden.

Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey

Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey

Says Mariah, “Elizabeth Arden has been a fantastic partner and the end creation of Luscious Pink is beyond my expectatons. The response from my fans with my debut scent was overwhelming, and I can’t wait to see what happens with my second Luscious fragrance.”

Of the scent, Mariah explains that it is, “feminine, flirtatious and fun, and truly reflects where I am in my life now.”

Mariah will have some competition this August, as that is also when fellow songbird Jessica Simpson will release her debut perfume, Fancy, which is an altogether different scent (word has it that Fancy will be a floral-oriental fragrance, which can sometimes be a bit on the stronger/spicier side of scents).

*according to india-server.com



Harajuku Lovers Perfume by Gwen Stefani – Coming Soon

As reported from makeupandbeautyblog.com, styledash.com

Coming in September 2008, Harajuku Lovers perfume by Gwen Stefani! Five scents will be released in this line, all available in two sizes (10 mL and 30 mL) and in solid perfume form (as a set of all five). Each fragrance is molded after Gwen’s four real-life Harajuku girls (Love, [Lil’] Angel, Music, and Baby). The fifth scent shall represent their leader, “G.”

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

The bottles are two-piece “dolls” that are molded according to their real life Harajuku counterpart, making displaying these on your vanity counter that much more fun.

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Below is what you can expect out of each of these scents:

Love — a floral with notes of bergamot, pomelo (citrus, a little like grapefruit), peach, rose, jasmine, orchid and musk

Lil’ Angel — a fruity floral with with notes of different berries (raspberry, cranberry, blackberry), pineapple, rose and amber

Music — a floral with notes of clementine, pear, jasmine, sweet pea, honeysuckle, vanilla and musk

Baby — a powder musk with freesia, bergamot, rose, jasmine, musk, heliotrope, vanilla and violet

G — a food lover’s fragrance with mandarin, coconut, apple, freesia and sandalwood

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