Yves Rocher Voile d'Ambre

4.0

41 reviews

65% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.3

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.3

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS



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Age: 36-43

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

Voile d'Ambre is the first Yves Rocher fragrance that I actually like. It seems that it belongs to a different league. I have tried many of YR fragrances and they all smelled like plastic to me.
This one is very different.

First let me say that the bottle is gorgeous! Makes you want to take it in your hand and spray.

Voila d'Ambre is warm, sweet (but not sugar-sweet) and smooth, with a butter'y feeling.

I love the smell of incense, amber and woods with the vanilla in the background.

I must add that upon drydown I get a little dry powdery feeling, that keeps close to the skin, like an awesome body lotion or a sheer veil.


After buying a small mini, I had to get myself a full bottle. Pretty cheap too, if you buy when it's marked down.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.



Age: 30-35

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

This is a perfect amber scent, more on the sweet side, and very light. It's cozy and warm. I have only the tiny bottle and can't wait for it to be in the larger size. I love amber scents, but too often they seem to be heavy, and overwhelming...this one is not. Very soothing, pretty, light and young.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 36-43

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Cool

Hair: Black, Other, Coarse

Eyes: Green

I was pleasantly surprised by this scent from Yves Rocher. I was expecting it to smell like Revlon's Fire and Ice (which smells very good, by the way), but it didn't. It smells expensive and the bottle is gorgeous! I can't wait for the full size bottle to come out. I hope it's a spray because I loe to spray my hair with my perfume. I also can't wait for the body lotion and shower gel to come out. This scent makes me long for the fall and can't wait for it to turn cooler.


Age: Unknown

Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

What a nice woody-vanillic amber! This is nice and sexy and has great staying power! I agree with the other reviewers in that this is comforting yet warm and seductive. Perfect bed time scent, and perfect to put on during winter when you plan to stay in and wrap yourself in your rope, with your black stockings and lacy bra underneath it all (or your sexy satin two piece pajamas).

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 30-35

Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

Ahhh, finally I scored a bottle of this mysterious liquid delight! Voile d'Ambre, created by Olivier Pescheux, is a seductive, sensuous, intoxicatingly charming Oriental-Woody-Amber: with alluringly opulent opening notes of Italian Green Mandarin and Cardamom and middle notes of Myrrh, Insence, Opoponax that transport you to far-away places on the wings of warm, caressing winds, only to dry-down in the most ravishing and silently bewitching way with Madagascar Vanilla, Patchouli, Australian Sandalwood... infused with golden Amber all throughout this mysterious composition. Voile d'Ambre is a light oriental, rich but never heavy. In character it somewhat reminds me a little bit of Shalimar and Musc Ravageur, as if those two were playing all night in the shadows and Voile d'Ambre came out as the result of their playful passion... (EDIT: Aug. 25/06) I am still so very enamored by Voile d'Ambre!!! Like a sheer veil it wraps itself around me and on a rainy day warms me... I so wanted to wear my Prada edp today, but still found it a bit too much for the summer -- then I remembered my Voile d'Ambre and now my hear is smiling!!!!

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 36-43

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Hazel

On me it is an arid, resinous, and very true amber. Absolutely gorgeous. The bottle is very sexy too. I got this thanks to a dear MUA buddy, but alas, I have to accept that although I like the idea of amber and the way it smells on others as well as on me, I do not enjoy wearing it.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

I was able to test this scent thanks to a sweet swapper who sent me a sample. On me, it's basically a fruity oriental, with a sparkling, slightly green citrus note on top, a warm amber-myrrh-incense heart and a vanilla drydown with just a touch of dry sandalwood. This is a pleasant night-time scent, surprisingly fresh considering the notes, nice but ultimately nothing special. It has that sparkling quality to it that I do not much care for, but the myrrh-vanilla combo in the drydown creates a really comforting sensation that completely saves it for me. A must try for amber and incense fans. Notes: green mandarin, myrrh, incense, sandalwood, vanilla, patchouli.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Very Oily, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I tested this fragrance today.........and OMG - I am AMAZED! This is so warm, so unexpected, so sexy and so unique!!! I am usually into designer fragrances only, but I guess this time I am gonna make an exemption and put this one on my wish list without a doubt!


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Other

I received a free 5ml bottle of this fragrance, and couldn't make up my mind about it at first. It was summer when I tried it on, and it turned sour on me. As the review below posted, this is a vanilla-incense scent that is not heavy and lingers close to the skin. There is also sandalwood, patchouli, amber, myrrh, and green mandarines in it too. It is best worn during winter because of the mandarine (my bodychemistry turns anything citrusy sour on me during summer) It's a warm, comforting, soft, mature and womanly scent.This is a scent that makes people take a long sniff. They literally put their noses on my skin and breathe in several times to figure out what it is - my skin? Soap? Body Lotion? Fabric softener?
It can't be a fragrance?? But it is sooo soft! There is nothing offensive about this beautiful skin-scent and because of this I will gladly purchase a new bottle when mine is finished. Enjoy!
UPDATE: This skinscent is definately growing on me, and I wish there were more lippies so I could upgrade it. I now have the bodymilk and usually layer it with the perfume. My nose is glued to my arm while wearing it.



Just a note:

After more than 15 years of being a repeat customer at Yves Rocher, I've closed my membership and account after being treated rudely one last time by their customer service in Norway. Clearly the company has a worldwide issue with their customers if they are dissatisfied, after reading more than one review mentioning it.


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

This is very incense-y on me. I smell incense and woods with some slight vanilla sweetness in the drydown (but it's very slight, it's just a hint of vanilla on me). I love it!

On me, this is not a loud fragrance with aggressive sillage, no, it stays pretty close to my skin. It's soft and classy, not a 'sugary sweet' or 'fruity fun' kind of scent. It's such a perfect winter scent!

Oh, and the bottle looks classy as well (a nice change for Yves Rocher).


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