Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I like many Bvlgari fragrances. I know they aren’t mind blowing or super original but I like many of them. They are simple and really convey a type of mood.
For example, Omnia is one of the most comforting scents that I own. Green Tea is the most refreshing that I own. And Rose Essentielle is one of the most delicate scents that I’ve tried. It is all lady. It is rosy but not super heavy and dominating like many floral perfumes.This is light, almost “fluffy”. At first it is rosy, then you can slightly smell the crispness and “greenness” of violet leaves. The mimosa becomes apparent in the dry-down. It blends beautifully with the delicate rose. It makes it energetic and almost “bubbly”. It has a champagne vibe. It is fruity at times but in a champagne way, very true of a mimosa flower. It is a lovely floral mix but don’t get me wrong, the star is the rose. This is a rose fragrance with a few other flowers and maybe a wood along for the ride. This is a super rosy interpretation of the original Pour Femme. I prefer it over Pour Femme. But, I am a fan of rose.
I find that it does not wear very long on me. Of course, I am used to the staying power of rose oils. This one lasts about 3-4 hours on me and shorter in the summer. My skin just eats it.
I recommend this fragrance for those that love rose such as L’Aromarine Rose, Stella McCartney Stella (especially if you are looking for a “sheerer” Stella), Joe Malone Red Roses, and you may like this if you are a fan of “mimosa” fragrances such as L’Artisan Mimosa pour Moi. I must admit that this fragrance reminds me of a limited edition YSL Paris parfum that came out a few years ago, Paris Premieres Roses or something like that. I loved it but it was limited edition and went bye-bye. This is a great edition if you long for something super “lady-like” that still manages to be flirty.
It can be found at discounters like Perfume.com.
*Sample obtained by me. Images from Fragrantica. Post contains affiliate links. Thanks!