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Fragrances - Avon - Sweet Honesty

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rated 3.5(113 reviews)

  • Average Rating: 3.5
  • 62% would buy again
  • Package Quality: 3.2
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rated 1 of 5 top reviewer on 1/24/2006 4:28:00 PM More reviews by drinkmoresoup

Age: 19-24 Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure Hair: Brown, Other, Other Eyes: Green

WOW! I had no idea I could ABSOLUTELY DETEST a fragrance this much! My mother bought this for me a few years ago and I hated it. We just got on the subject of Avon (left a lipstick at her house), so I looked up the reviews for this TERRIBLE, AWFUL, YUCKY scent. I AM DUMBFOUNDED by the good reviews. Maybe something is wrong with my nose. LOL. Or everybody elses! NAUSEATING powdery granny scent! Wouldn't wear if I were living in the medieval times and smelled like a skunk! LOLLLLL, awful!

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rated 5 of 5 on 1/16/2006 12:17:00 PM More reviews by celtic_chick

Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure Hair: Red, Other, Other Eyes: Blue

I've been wearing this scent literaly since I was five years old, and possibly before. My mother was a huge fan of Avon, and she would buy me this delightful little fragrance all the time. It's probably the first signature fragrance I've ever had!:) While not a sophisticated scent, it is innocent and charming and perfect for those days you want to wear something soft. It's soft and slightly powdery, and I still buy it today when I want to be reminded of my precious childhood days in Florida. I will also keep purchasing it for my own daughter, who is currently three.:)

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rated 3 of 5 top reviewer on 1/14/2006 9:47:00 PM More reviews by countrygyrl

Age: 30-35 Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Neutral Hair: Black, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown

I can see why some would consider this an "old lady" scent however, I really don't think it's that bad. For me it is definately a "mood" scent- its the one I wear when I don't know what to wear and it always works on those days. You know, the days a heavy, rich or sexy perfume is too much, but a lighter foody or fruity perfume or spray won't cut it either. I think if I tried to wear this as an everyday fragrance I would get sick of it real quick. Generally, I hate anything that has a baby powder scent but the powdery undertone in this is more soft and floral and not so much baby powderish. Its a pretty, light, even innocent, girly/feminine scent that definatley has a powder undertone but a strong yet light floral top note. It wears fairly long and many time Avon has a sale and you can get it for $5.99. I have the tiny purse spray that I got for $1.99. I don't wear it often so the spray has lasted quite a while. My 14 year old daughter hates it my neice who is the same age adores it, I'm 34 and in the middle I could take it or leave it - go figure.

UPDATE- 7/12/09 I just repurchased this in a set from Avon that had 2 full sized perfumes, a deoderant (which works very well) and a body powder for a mere $10. I needed a change up and this was soo cheap. I have been wearing this daily and like it more and more after it dries down I tend to notice a more musky, rosy scent on me now - however it doesn't last on me as long as I remember so I have to reapply a few times a day- update to 4 stars

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rated 5 of 5 top reviewer on 12/28/2005 10:29:00 AM More reviews by JonMoss

Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Tan, Neutral Hair: Black, Relaxed, Coarse Eyes: Brown

For an eau de cologne (the least concentrated form of fragrance), this last LOOONG. I like this scent. So soft, feminine, and powdery. Very safe for a job interview.

Furthermore, I'm kind of sick of people bashing Avon. They have some nice scents and have been putting in some gems lately. They are not 'chemically' at all.

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rated 2 of 5 on 12/8/2005 10:21:00 PM More reviews by stellastar

Age: 30-35 Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure Hair: Other, Other, Other Eyes: Other

Sweet Honestly is very heavy on the powder note. Almost like a crisp, clean floral mixed with Johnson's Baby Powder. It's definitely a love it or hate it scent. Try a sample first or buy it when it's on sale. Personally, I'm not a fan.

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rated 5 of 5 top reviewer on 10/23/2005 9:25:00 AM More reviews by RobsGirl4ever

Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium, Cool Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium Eyes: Blue

I LOVE this fragrance and I have to say that's my very favorite of any fragrance/perfume that Avon offers. It smells so fresh, clean and it's definitely a romantic scent. Soft and sweet, yet not overpowering. My mom has worn this for years, she always smells so good, it always reminds me of her. :) I very highly recommend this soft floral fragrance. Great fragrance at a great price. The matching scented moisturizer (in the little pink tub) smells awesome too. I love it!

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rated 4 of 5 top reviewer on 6/18/2005 11:52:00 PM More reviews by missamerica32

Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Not Sure Hair: Brown, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

When I was a young girl, my Mom would only allow me to wear Sweet Honesty & Loves Baby Soft. (I was an 80's baby.) Well, once I grew up I absolutely hated both of those scents, but found myself SEARCHING for them when I found out I was pregnant last year. I had a "need" for those childhood scents. To my surprise, I really LOVE this scent, and find myself reaching for it so often. My DH loves it too, and he is so picky about my fragrances. I also do think that it has better staying power than most Avon scents. It's a GREAT memory scent, and guys/men love it, so what more could you ask for? :o)

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rated 5 of 5 top reviewer on 6/2/2005 5:52:00 PM More reviews by Caramaria

Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure Hair: Brunette, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

Well, I have worn this off and on since I was a young girl. I saw this in the Avon catalog this month and added it to my order. I sprayed a little on and my husband just came in and asked me to keep walking around him. Confused I asked why...he said because my perfume would then fill the air. Too sweet...you know...it never ceases to amaze me that I spend so much on scent only to get the most compliments from my lesser expensive perfumes. I am putting this one back into circulation! I also ordered the matching antiperspirant and body smoother...love getting matching antiperspirant - that almost never happens! Give this a try - it is very similar to all the *newer* light fragrances that have come out...Sweet Honesty was ahead of its time! Would love a prettier bottle though...perhaps a frosted one - this one belongs in a frosted pretty feminine bottle. (though it does have a pretty pink cap!) **I edit this to add that I am 41 years YOUNG and I still love this scent.

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rated 5 of 5 on 4/12/2005 8:11:00 PM More reviews by Missazx

Age: 19-24 Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure Hair: Other, Other, Other Eyes: Other

I love this perfume and get many compliments on it by guys! I keep trying to go with a different perfume (drawn by the bottles and advertising of other perfumes) yet they don't wear as well on my as Sweet Honesty does and I end up going back to Avon. This stuff is cheap compared to others and I love the classic, light smell!

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rated 2 of 5 top reviewer on 3/7/2005 10:48:00 PM More reviews by Lippyloo

Age: 30-35 Skin: Very Oily, Other, Not Sure Hair: Brown, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

I liked this when I was about 11 because it smelled a lot like my fave toy, the "Fresh 'N' Fancy" makeup set where you mixed your own perfume from various vials of ultracheap scent. Now it just smells like deodorant Tampax. I dislike Avon scents in general because they are so chemically.

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