Tocca • Cleopatra EDP • Fragrances
|Would buy this product again.||54%|
Age: 30-35 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
All I'm getting is a whole lot of musk, jasmine and patchouli. No grapefruit, cucumber, vanilla or tuberose, and tuberose usually jumps out on my skin.
This is a heavy, sexy, dusky, dirty scent, and what I wanted NR to be (NR was just STRONG sharp musk on me, quite unpleasant and headache inducing).
This came in a Meet the Girls Sampler, and it isn't bad or stanky. I'm into fresher, greener, more floral scents, with an occasional gourmand, so I wouldn't purchase alone or full sized.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
Cleopatra by Tocca honestly reminds me of something that much a older person would wear . It has a classic old lady scent that is musky and strong, I do like some musky perfumes as long as they have sweetness to them, but this one is very a dated scent with little to no freshness to it, I am wouldn't recommend to anyone under 40, sorry but true.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
New favorite perfume. Sexy, stays all day and doesn't overwhelm you (or anyone around you). Lots of compliments on Cleopatra! I'm in love. Really hoping Tocca never discontinues this scent!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
Sexy, classy, mature, feminine, intelligent. Those words come to mind when I smell Cleopatra or its older sister, Narciso Rodriguez For Her. The grapefruit and cucumber here prevent the musk from being too fusty, and Cleopatra smells so fresh and sultry at the same time it actually gives me butterflies (and, okay, turns me on) when I wear it. If it melds beautifully with your body chemistry, as it does with mine, it will make you feel exotic. Sillage is wonderful and so is the lasting power -- I can smell it on me hours and hours later, even after showering! (It also sticks to my clothes and the aroma just wafts around and makes me feel extremely sexy). There is something addictive about Cleopatra -- I literally can't stop smelling myself when I spray it on. It does wonders with men as well, apparently! The only downside is that I smell it far too often on other girls, but heck, I haven't fallen this deeply in love and identified myself with a perfume since the old Miss Dior Cherie that was my signature back in high school. You HAVE to be in the mood to wear this perfume; otherwise, it will wear you!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
It smells spicy on me. Not a big fan, especially because it does tend to be overpowering immediately once you put it on.
I prefer the sweeter Tocca perfumes, but I wear Cleopatra when I feel like being a non-nonsense get-outta-my-face sort of mood.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I agree with the poster below: this is a slutty perfume. On me it dries down to a sweet, crushed petal muskiness that I find sexy/dirty and intrusive. For a hot date- sure. For the office? Heck no. Like many patchoulli based scents, there is something..."unwashed" about this. I'm sort of embarrassed to wear it in public.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I've been wearing this perfume for a few years now, and love it. It smells more fresh when you first put it on, but my favourite part is how it smells after an hour or two - gorgeous and comforting and mmmm.
It lasts a really really long time as well. I like to spray it in the air and then the room smells like it for ages!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
Ive been on a mission recently to find the sexiest, skankiest fragrances that I can find and I think this could well be in my top 5 (along with Courtesan by Worth).
Top notes: Grapefruit
Middle notes: Tuberose and Jasmine
Base notes: Musk, amber, patchouli and vanilla
It is VERY reminiscent of Narciso Rodriguez For Her, only its dirtier and more intense. If For Her was Colin Firth, then Cleopatra would be Colin Farrell- you get the picture!
On first spray, it opens with a very sharp, fresh, crisp and almost prim burst of grapefruit. At this point you would be forgiven for thinking "Ah- it has a clean and fresh innocence". You would be quite wrong. Once it dries down, Oh God.........its orgasmic.
The dry down is pure lust- I smell figs drenched in molten caramel and honey. Amber and musk writhe lustily together whilst cardamom gives pepper a lap dance. Tuberose watches and becomes corrupted. To me, the dry down is extremely skanky and it LASTS!- unlike, NR For Her, which is beautiful, but gone in a puff of air.
This is right up there with Courtesan for being one of my all time sexy, skanky fragrances. If Cleopatra really did smell like this, its no wonder her beautiful legend has lasted as long as it has.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Blue
I'm not normally a patchouli lover, but the patch here is so well-blended that instead of giving a stale/dirty smell, it reads as "hot", like a dryer or an iron. When I wear this I feel like I'm wearing my boyfriend's freshly pressed shirt, drinking water with citrus slices and cucumbers floating in it. It's warm and fresh at once.
Sillage is low and it exudes quick, subtle whiffs of "what is that delightful smell?" over the course of a few hours rather than a constant presence. One of my favorites!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Blue
I received this as in a sample vial size along with those of all of the other Tocca fragrances in the "Love Yourself" fragrance collection. I have been wearing one scent per day trying to determine, which one(s) I like the best and will post reviews on each scent.
Cleopatra is a scent that combines mainly grassy notes with certain dried spices and subtle florals. Mainly the grassy, herby notes show up on me. Out of all the ones I've tried so far in the set that I have, this one reads the strongest on me. I liked the sent, it having in its blend a favorite note of mine being patchouli, but there were many other notes that just didn't suit me, but I don't typically do too well with "grassy" scents anyways. Though the may smell good and even in some cases, as this one did, smell good on ME, it's just not my personal taste. But I think it's still a scent worth trying and is definitely worthy of love from someone who might gravitate more heavily to these "earthy" grass scents.