New perfumes quick reviews

New perfumes quick reviews

There has been a slew of new releases – most of them flankers – and I’m just doing some real quick reviews of first impressions in no particular order.

Guerlain Mon Guerlain Florale: I literally can’t smell the difference between this and the original one??? Not necessary to own both.

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Intense: bland, lifeless patchouli and uninspired flowers. Also very similar to original, except stronger.

Gucci Bloom Acqua di Fiori: now I love, love, love the original Gucci Bloom, so I eagerly grab the bottle from the shelf and – WHAT IS THIS??? It smells nothing like Bloom, which okay, I was just complaining about flankers that are too similar but, this! It’s completely green and fresh and not bad, but where’s the sweet creaminess of Bloom? It’s a galbanum bomb, check it out if that’s what you’re looking for. If you want pompous flowers, stick with original Bloom.

Valentino Donna Rosa Verde: green tea perfume. vair good. Just a bit of citrus and ginger. Good enough to drink all day long. Bvlgari has similar stuff so you probably don’t need both. Best of the new releases methinks. Excuse me while I’ll fix myself a cup of tea.

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Passiflora: fruity shampoo from expensive hair salon. My sis went through the whole lot of Aqua Allegorias and chose last year’s Bergamote Calabria to buy instead. She was right to do so.

Thierry Mugler Aura: starts out green and minty, turns vanillic orange blossom later on. Certainly different, not as intense as Alien or Angel. Probably a love or hate thing, as often with Mugler. I like it, but not enough for a bottle.

Dior Posion Girl Unexpected: Flanker of a flanker. Sweet with salty note in the beginning. Everything I should hate. But I kinda really like it? The start has a cinnamon swing to it as well, or something that smells a bit like winter cookies. Sadly, later on it becomes a very generic sweet perfume. Could as well be Christina Aguilera. Also the new 20ml bottles have a roll-on instead of a sprayer! That’s terrible! I’d love to buy 20ml bottles, but not without spray!!!

 

And that’s all for todays real quick reviews. Hope you enjoyed, see you later.

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2 thoughts on “New perfumes quick reviews

  1. I haven’t smelled ANY of these yet, except Coco Mlle Intense (patchouli bleah!) and Aura (which smells like sweet breathmints and mouthwash to me).

    Need to try Poison Girl Unexpected, since I really love the original EDT and EDP.

    I’ve never bought an Aqua Allegoria—they last about 2 minutes on me 😦

    I have never fallen in love with a Valentino scent, but this one sounds lovely!

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    1. haha Aura is so weird.
      maybe you’ll like Unexpected although I think the older ones have a better base while Unexpected has the nicer start.

      AA Lys Soleia lasts the best, but is discontinued. Next best lasts Pampelune, rightfully one of the few AA not discontinued.

      Funny but I have never really liked another Valentino either, but I have only tried a few.

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