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Carolina Herrera Good Girl Perfume Review

Carolina Herrera Good Girl

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

I tried to jump right in and review Carolina Herrera Good Girl, but I realize I have a few things to say that aren’t directly related to how the perfume smells. The first being that as I have already ranted in a By Kilian perfume review years ago, but I truly hate these old-fashioned notions of “good” or “bad” girls and all of the patriarchal baggage around it. So, I hate the name of this perfume with… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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Carolina Herrera CH EDT Fragrance Review

The Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Take a generic, sweet fruity-floral with your favorite or not-so-favorite pop singer’s face on the box, wrap it up in purse-like leatherette sleeve complete with dangling charm so everyone knows that you are posh, take the celeb-o juice price and times it by three and one is left with Carolina Herrera CH. If you like sweet, synthetic Coty and Elizabeth Arden celeb genre perfumes but are too embarrassed to purchase something by Mariah Carey or Kylie Minogue, don’t worry. Carolina Herrera has… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Carolina Herrera 212 Perfume Review

Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera 212 (pronounced like 2-1-2, an area code in NYC) is one of those “modern urban” fragrances that followed in the wake of perfumes like Calvin Klein CK1.

212 is a musky floral that isn’t overly feminine. I can smell “flowers” but they aren’t that strong or really identifiable. If I had to chose a flower, I’d say it resembles something like a lily. When I sniff this fragrance I pick up the squeaky clean notes of bergamot and lots and lots of musk. There is a faint… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Carolina Herrera EDP PerfumeReview

Carolina Herrera

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Carolina Herrera perfume is a bit of an old-fashioned floral but that’s why I love it. It’s heady florals of jasmine, tuberose, honeysuckle and orange blossom. It’s all the WHITE FLORALS.

Carolina Herrera opens with citrus and flowers…like orange blossom. It reminds me of a viognier (white florals, citrus and honeysuckle). The heart is a trio of heady white florals: gardenia, jasmine, tuberose. For most of the wear, it’s white florals. The dry-down is warm woods with tuberose.

This… Continue reading | 2 Comments