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on 8/24/2013 3:17:00 PM
More reviews by misscocktail
Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I can't get enough of this scent. First got the EDP, which is lovely, but doesn't really develop on me. It's there and it's great, but becomes boring after a few hours.
Enter The EDT! This is so different! True to the scent, yes, but this is so much more interesting on me. It opens up so fresh and later on it sits very close to my skin. The woodsy and vanilla accords are really beautiful and I get a hint of musk too. This is so perfect! The scent changes throughout the day, always bringing on new notes. A true masterpiece!
The staying power is medium on me. I absolutely don't mind refreshing the scent throughout the day. I bought a purse spray to carry with me. I purchased a 100ml splash bottle, so it should last me a while. That bottle was compared to the other packagings they have the best value for my money. The Twist and Spray version is the same price, but only carries 60ml. So I thought it would be best to compare all versions and decide then.
The bottle itself isn't the iconic square version, but the rectangular one with the black screw cap. The one that they also use for their Exclusifs Parfums. This version comes in handy when I want to apply some drops with my fingers. I decant a bit for my purse spray, so it's the best of both worlds.
What more can I say, I adore this scent, I adore Chanel, and I adore Coco herself.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 8/6/2013 7:02:00 AM
More reviews by Valmerc
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
Too floral.Smells "old".
on 8/2/2013 11:43:00 PM
More reviews by littlemissdimples88
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I got a small sample bottle of this when I bought some Chanel skincare products. Omg it smells terrible to me. Overrated. I remember trying a bit from the bottle on my older sister's dressing table once a few years back, and i hated it then too. I thought now that i was a bit older i might find it nicer, but NO it still smells horrid. And it smells like a very artificial, trying-to-hard woman might wear it. Btw I've seen a poll done on men and Chanel No 5 was one of their most hated scents. Dior Poison was there too. :p(I'm not trying to be rude or anything. Perfume smells different on different pple depending on how it reacts with your body chemistry. So possibly it smells great on some ladies.)
on 7/18/2013 7:35:00 PM
More reviews by ihraracerkim
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Silver, Wavy, Medium
This is a fragrance for real women, not little girls ;)
15 out of 19 people found this review helpful.
on 7/1/2013 2:54:00 PM
More reviews by anonyym
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Warm
Well this might be a little unfair review because it's not me who own this perfume, but my mother.. Eventhough she LOVE IT and I think it smells lovely on her, I absolutly hate it on myself. Think it's a fragrance for older women :)
on 5/29/2013 12:46:00 AM
More reviews by ooohdiamonds
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I feel this scent has a resemblance to baby powder. A really expensive baby powder. I am not too much of a fan, especially being 20 years old. I believe it's because I do feel it's more suited an older, mature woman. It's something my mother or grandmother would wear. Probably something I would wear in another 20 years time.
on 5/18/2013 7:59:00 AM
More reviews by girlraven
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Coarse
I smelt this on tester in David jones and nearly yacked on the spot!, and my bf agreed it was horrid, this tops my list of the worst smelling perfume I have ever smelt. Yuck
on 5/13/2013 8:56:00 AM
More reviews by kikulicious
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
As one of the world's favourite scents, I've had many encounters with this perfume - of course I have. It was one of the first to use aldehydes - a game changer. And it was supposed to smell clean, and yet have a touch of sexiness, thus rendering it able to bridge the gap between overly flowery perfumes, and the kinky ones used by those of the "demi-mondaine".When I tried a spray of it my boyfriend told me (after I tried convincing him that it smelled awesome) that I smelled like a soapy papertowel - you know the kinds you get at cheap chinese restaurants?And I agree - I smelled like cheap soap even after a long time. After getting a second opinion to confirm that the perfume did NOT smell good, I've decided to not purchase it.
on 5/9/2013 4:27:00 PM
More reviews by seramadis
Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse
I had this perfume years ago, unfortunately a guy I was going out with snitched it from me. (Hope he pays in heaven or hell for this someday!) Anyhoo, although I loved it I didn't love it enough to buy it again, so I've never used it since. I didn't expect to like it, I don't usually like the things everyone else does. But I had tried it on and it smelt just SO GOOD. I can't quite remember now, but I remember that it was sophisticated and made you smell like you had good taste, and it was a bit sweet but not very much, just a touch. I also remember that it turned out to be not as expensive as I had expected considering how famous it is. It was very strong, so you only need a drop or two, so the cheapest bottle will last you forever (if someone doesn't steal it from you).
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 5/9/2013 4:14:00 PM
More reviews by sillage
Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I have never ever EVER liked Chanel #5 -- not ever -- not any formulation, and I've tried each and every one of them.I currently own (and have for years!) Chanel #5 in EDP, EDT, Sensual Elixir, Eau Premiere. All struck out. There's some kind of musty, dusty, murky quality in the base (like a basement) -- and I don't like that quality -- and I can smell it in every formulation, even Eau Premiere. Chanel #5 is just not for me -- never has been, never will be -- I don't really know why. And it's the best-selling perfume of all time -- go figure. I must be missing something!
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