3 Dreamy Summer Fragrances

 There is something about summer fragrances that bring back memories of summers past. Maybe it’s sweet. Maybe it’s bittersweet. Either way, it’s incredible how impacting perfume can be with a memory… kind of like a melody.

Oh hey, that rhymed. Total accident… I am not that cool.

 

Nothing brings

To life

Again

A forgotten memory

Like fragrance

-Christopher Poindexter

Dreamy Summer Fragrances via @citizenofbeauty

Best of Summer Fragrances

Finding good summer fragrances can be a daunting task, but it’s also apparently pretty important (since it’s associated with memories… melodies… and all). So, let me give you three suggestions that might help you out and save you from experiencing a sensory overload (and a possible migraine attack… ) from the perfume aisle.

Marc Jacobs Honey Perfume

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Brand Overview: Honey by Marc Jacobs is a sunny delicious floral – energetic and alluring, with a sparkling, golden touch. The perfect mix of brightness and warmth.

Notes: 

Top Note – Pear, Juicy Mandarin
Mid Note – Orange Blossom, Peach Nectar, Apricot, Honeysuckle
Base Note – Honey, Golden Vanilla, Smooth Woods

My Thoughts: Anything packaged in a bumble-bee inspired bottle like this has to be good. I’ve got to applaud Marc Jacobs on the perfume bottle design here- it’s spectacular (and I am sure he feels better now that he has my approval). What I noticed initially about this perfume was the citrus scent, but once it mingled with my skin, the vanilla and woodsy notes popped out and left this rich, but not overwhelming, floral fragrance.

 

 Calvin Klein Eternity Summer

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Brand Overview: Fresh & lively, this floral aqueous fragrance begins with sparkling notes of mandarin and the crispness of bamboo leaves. Pear and watermelon lend a colorful juiciness to the sunny floral bouquet of neroli, peony, waterlily and lush gardenia, while the sheerness of soft musks and white woods bring a veil of pure sensuality.

 

Notes:

Top notes: pear, mandarin, watermelon, bamboo leaves

Mid notes: peony, water lily, gardenia, neroli

Base notes: soft musk, white woods

 

My Thoughts: What captures me the most when I spritz the Calvin Klein Eternity summer fragrance is the pear mixed with waterlily. Overall, this is a pretty floral smelling fragrance, but the fruity notes do pop out a lot.

 

Escada Rockin’ Rio

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Brand Overview: Escada Rockin’ Rio is a fruity floral fragrance. It is sweet yet fresh and fruity with the combination of tropical Coconut and Pineapple.

 

Notes:

Top Notes: Tangerine, Papaya

Mid Notes: Sugar Cane, Peach

Base Notes: Sandalwood, soft Musk

 

My Thoughts: With the sweet smell of sugar cane mixed with all of the citrus notes, this definitely makes it on the list as a summer fragrance. My favorite part about the Escada Rockin’ Rio fragrance is the peach scent that seems to be most apparent when mingled with my skin. It’s a very refreshing fragrance that is perfect for summer days or nights.

 

 

Summer 2014 fragrance

Are you looking for a new fragrance? Make sure to check out these three summer fragrances. But don’t blame me if you end up bringing them all home.

All of these summer fragrances can be found at a pretty price on fragrance.net.

Xo,

Kendra

 

Note* These products were given to me for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are that of my own.

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