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on 2/26/2014 8:19:00 AM
More reviews by MissOrthodox
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium
NOTES:Top notes: Rhubarb, Red Currant, Juicy Kiwi Accord.Heart notes: Pink Cyclamen, Fresh Watermelon Accord.Base notes: Musky Notes, Sandalwood, Grapefruit Wood.Be warned, this perfume will make your mouth water, the notes are so super juicy, ultra exotic, sexyily fruity and refreshingly clean! The watermelon notes are delightful! It has great staying-power, its mature yet youthful and is probably best during summer days/night. The dry-down on the skin is even better, the scent becomes even riper without being sweet - the youthful zest and energy calms down a little presenting a super sexy exotic musk that just lingers allllll day! A lady was wearing it on a packed tube train one morning, and it was like a fresh breeze from outside (but better) - gorgeous smell! Definitely, as other reviews have said below its playfully seductive perfect for those uber chilled out days kicking it in converse and tshirt or heading out with that someone special. Vulnerable yet in control.It's definitely the best one out of the D&G range.
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.
on 2/24/2014 1:24:00 AM
More reviews by qlassik
Skin: Combination, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Pros: The perfect day-to-night scent for me. It's fresh and fruity enough for prancing around in a sundress running errands, but sexy enough for date night. I love that it's both seductive and playful. Cons: Like many others, the scent doesn't last very long. Which has me maniacally re-spritzing myself at many times through out the day. A lot of perfume counters I've gone to has explained it's because it's just a EDT. That completely makes sense. Problem? There isn't a EDP version. Don't know about every one else, but the entire D&G Anthology line has been recalled here in Singapore! I was so bummed to find out that my days with my favourite scent are numbered.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 2/15/2014 9:05:00 PM
More reviews by Dessen
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
A favorite of mine, alongside with Chloe EDP.The scent is amazing- light, citrusy, and sweet. Lasting power is so-so. Love the big bottle and simple packaging.
on 1/30/2014 2:43:00 AM
More reviews by graceybaby8
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
Well I think I found one of my favourite new perfumes. I got a couple of samples of this from sephora after my coworker told me about this fragrance... And I'm So glad I asked her about it. D&G 3 l'emperatrice is a perfect combination of fruity, clean and floral. IMO it smells like grapefruit, watermelon and some floral musk. I think it smells better the longer it stays on your skin. It lasts about 6-7 hours on me after one spritz... And I think after the 3 hour it smells even better than the 1st hour... The fragrance just blooms somehow. It's comforting and I can't stop sniffing my wrist and cardigan. I would definitely buy the full size.
on 1/3/2014 3:22:00 AM
More reviews by laizagrace
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
Elegant. Classy.Headstrong. That's me whenever I wear l'emperatrice. It gives me that self confidence I did not think I have. I smell lovely concoction of fruits. I smell watermelons in there and sparkling pineapple, a hint of baby powder dry down--- all painted lovingly in a summers day. Rule one for any lady perfume user is to NOT overspray. Spray in your pulses and never on your clothes. Spray in the morning only. You do not have to do it again. Remember people around you can smell your perfume and you can't because you are immune to your own scent. Make them smell the whiffs as you pass by. Every time you respray or reapply the scent becomes boring. It's like giving your all to someone the first day you meet them.^^Add some mystery by not making your perfume overpower you. Or else, you give everyone headache including yourself.L'emperatrice, I can say, is the smell of a modern woman. She's busy moving around but she takes time to smell the flowers. She is gorgeous. Empowered. Independent. I spray ever lightly as the staying power is good. At the end of the day as I unload the groceries after work, i can still smell the watermelons and pinapple and yes, baby powder -- the base most of this enchantment. ^^
9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.
on 12/5/2013 5:08:00 PM
More reviews by xxhna
Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
Favorite scent ever. Except, it does not last long on me. I'd say it stays for around 3-4 hours. Nonetheless, I still adore it. I have a hard time trying to find this scent in stores, so I am currently contemplating buying a back-up. But even with the lack of staying power, LOVE LOVE LOVE IT.
on 11/24/2013 5:03:00 AM
More reviews by Gigabyte305
My favorite parfume ever. If I were to only use one perfume my whole life, it would be this one.
on 6/17/2013 10:59:00 AM
More reviews by PresKitten22
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
A truly unique and beautiful scent with amazing stay power. If you love watermelon or melon scents then invest in this! You get ALOT of product for the price... the only downfall of that being that the bottle is sometimes too big to carry in your bag. Regardless, this is a tropical, intoxicating burst of melon and one for all you lovers of refreshing scents that do not smell artificial but have the girly sweetness.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 4/6/2013 5:42:00 AM
More reviews by katmo
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I smelled it once and I was hooked. Bought it, loved it for a couple of days, but then... I don't know. It just started to give me headaches. I used to feel so confident wearing this, but now I barely use it. I smell too much of grapefruit and kiwi. I guess kiwi was the reason why I bought it, but now when the scent develops I hate it. It's not a unique smell anymore, seems like every other girl wears it!! And that's maybe another reason why it just sits on my shelf.
on 2/6/2013 6:53:00 AM
More reviews by dempsterstreet
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
I'm surprised I like this perfume, since it's so fruity. (Normally I love clean, green scents). I was given a sample of this a while ago, and whenever I wore it people would sniff and say "What is that?? You smell amazing" It makes kind of a light first impession but the scent is actually quite strong. I used it more & more often and since I liked it so much as a little bottle, I asked for a big one for my birthday. I'm so glad I did! Fruity fragrances are somehow not really in, are they? Anyone remember "Deci-Dela" by Nina Ricci? Apricots and figs, oh, delicious (not sure I would like it now, though). "L'Imperatrice" is really yummy.... and yet not too much like food... It's sparkly & celebratory like a fruity punch, but still with a bit of smokey pepper in it, and some citrus so it doesn't cloy. My favourite note is the raisiny, wine-skin element. I find it a smooth, but very satisfying daily scent. And: the bottle is gorgeous. Excellent birthday score.
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