Thierry Mugler Alien

3.7

357 reviews

63% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$$

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$$

INGREDIENTS



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Age: 19-24

Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Other

Eyes: Green

This is one of my top two fragrances. I got a bottle free through BzzAgent, probably wouldn't have tried it otherwise because of the price but I'm glad I did. Scent wise, I can't put a finger on what it is other than that it smells good. It's strong when it's first put on but settles to a lighter scent after a bit. That quality reminds me of Anna Sui perfumes (the other half of my top two). The only way I can really describe this is that it's one of those mysterious, sexy fragrances..the kind that make you stop someone to ask them what they're wearing. Because of the strength of this stuff, I would say it's not the best for an everyday scent, but I like it. It's nice for going out at night, and is perfect for fall. I'd definitely buy this again, well, if I can afford it when I run out anyway.



Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

I read every review on this fragrance because I was curious to see what other people thought about it, and pretty much everyone, fans or not, said the same thing I would say--that it's "different." It's hard to describe exactly why I like Alien, because...I just like it. There's something about it that I can't quite put my finger on. It's almost *too* much--those who call it a "heady" fragrance are right on!--but somehow it still works, and it's like nothing else I've ever smelled. I was really surprised when I wore it around one of my sisters for the first time and she said, "Oh, that smells like Arpege." (Really? Um...what?) Trust me, Alien smells nothing like any other fragrance that I know of, and I'm the only gal in my group who seems to have heard of it, let alone wear it. If someone asked me to describe exactly what kind of scent this is, I doubt I could; sometimes I get an impression of that grape smell some people talk about, and sometimes it seems more powdery, and other times it's just clean and soapy, but I like that it seems slightly different every time I wear it...and it has great lasting power. Yeah, it's loud--but in a soft way, if that makes sense--and yeah, it's kind of, well, *weird*, but that's the whole point. With a name like Alien, which I think of as meaning more in the foreign and different sense and not as in extraterrestrial, it ought to be interesting. And it is.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

this is not a every day perfume by far but it is so different i cant even explain its good stuff i would suggest you sample it before buying its not for everybody but it does smell good so try it and let it grow on you it did for me


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Age: Unknown

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

I would actually give this a 4.5 - I like it a lot. It's like a deep dark-ish yet slightly fruity and sweet jasmine that is still utterly wearable, unlike many deep and jasmine scents. Very sexy and feminine.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

I can only say the only scent I hate more than this is Angel.. I know everyone loves it but im sorry, these both just smell like creepy old incense to me!


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

Love this perfume. So unique and mysterious. You cant really put your finger on the exact notes, but its a mix of loveliness. The scent remains consistant throughout the day. Mugler's perfumes are crafted wth the best ingredients and the most stunning bottles. All around: gorgeous and sophisticated. Go to Nordstroms and they will give you a sample spritz bottle!


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

my absolute favourite perfume of all time! Everytime I wear it friends ask what it is and then end up buying it themselves.
It lasts forever on the skin so no need to respray but is very strong so take it easy.
such a unique scent that is unlike anything else out there at the moment.

2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

I love the smell and concept of Alien. This is a deep floral fragrance with some green notes. I do think of the color purple when I smell this. As good as this smells, I'm not sure if I need a full bottle. I'll probably purchase this someday but it's not at the top of my list. Cool bottle.
Edit July 30, 2009 - I retried Alien and it really is gorgeous and there's nothing else like it. Plus I love the concept of the refillable bottle. I've changed my rating from 4 to 5 lippies and a bottle of Alien will soon be mine.
Edit Oct 26, 2009 - I've been wearing Alien for the past month and just love it. Will be getting my bottle refilled over and over again.

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I always though I would hate Alien because I absolutely despise Angel. I was wrong! A friend started wearing this and I just fell in love and was surprised it was Alien. Luckily, she bought the refillable for my birthday!
This does not smell powdery on me at all thankfully. Its dewy, definitely grapey and so unique, totally gorgeous!

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

This is one of the most awful scents I have ever smelled. If you like very strong, powdery, musky smells, then this is for you. If you like clean, light, scents, then stay far away from this one. As soon as I put it on it was extremely strong and I hoped it dried down to something lighter - it didn't. It is such a pungent mix of sweet, cheap powder and musk, that it gave me a huge headache. I gave this one away. For those of you who actually like this and wear it - please - have pity on those around you and put it on lightly. It is horrific!! Retails for $72 for a 1 oz. spray.


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