SUMMER SCENTS

I wouldn’t call myself a perfume girl. Perhaps because growing up my mother never wore perfume and every time I smelled a perfume it smelled awful. Things changed less than a year ago when I discovered a scent, that smelled amazing. And so I was hooked. I wanted to discover more scents that would smell great and soon I started imaginating that every month  I should wear different perfume. One day I bravely walked in the store to buy myself a new fragrance and then I saw the price. I knew that perfumes aren’t cheap, but I could not believe that a bottle of perfume costs approximately 80$. So my dreams about perfume a months were washed away. But of course I didn’t know that high street stores also do perfumes. Still I do not buy a new perfume every month, more like every 3 months or I got them as a gift. Here I will present you three different priced perfumes that I feel that smell like summer.

No. 1 is for sure my D&G Light Blue. I bought this one in Greece in a small store for 15$. I liked it so much that I went to Muller and check the price because I wanted another one.  I saw the price and quickly decided that it’s much smarter that I wait another 5 months and buy it in that little store. Out of three it is the one that smells very fresh and citrusy.  I can use it whenever, the smell isn’t overpowering in the heath and it stays on for a decent 5 hours. Personally I think it’s worth every penny as long as you don’t smell it on every second person that walks by.

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Second one is from Zara and it was featured in my June favorites, it+s called Twilight Mauve.  It is still fresh, but a lot more floral and sweet than D&G one. Since it’s sweeter I don’t like to use it on very hot days or at least not when I am going to be in small spaces, because the sweet note can be very sickly. Longevity goes hand in hand with price as it costs around 7$ and lasts for 2-3 hours tops. Also, I have to add that I can smell  the top notes for the longest and other ones practically disappear.

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The last one is from H&M. Unfortunately I don’t know what’s called, because the name has rubbed off. This one is  a perfume oil and it’s very practical. I like that because often I don’t apply perfume on at home and I keep this one in my purse and I can apply it on the bus and don’t disturb anybody. The smell it’s very spicy, I can smell cinnamon. In the summer this is my evening, more sophiscticated fragrance. In this case the previously used line: longevity goes hand in hand with price, definitely doesn’t apply. The price was 10$ and after 4 months of using it I still didn’t use it even half. It stays on for good 8 hours.

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