Elizabeth Taylor • White Diamonds • Fragrances
|Would buy this product again.||42%|
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue
I used to wear this is occasionally back in middle school. It would always turn on me after awhile of wearing though. It would smell sour to me or like chicken soup.
I work at a nursing home and I was walking by another hall and smelled this amazing sweet powdery smell wafting about. I walked around to find out where it was coming from and a resident there was spritzing some White Diamonds all over her. I couldn't it was actually White Diamonds. I went out that day and bought me a small bottle of it in hopes that I could wear it without that sour smell. For the most part it smells really good on me. I spray it on my clothes rather than my skin, because it smells better to me that way. The scent pretty much stays the same on my clothes and I love it! On my clothes it's a beautiful sweet powder smell, and on my skin it gets a little muskier.
I have read that it has been reformulated, and I actually think it's for the better. It smells so much better than what I remember it smelling like.
I do plan on buying another bottle when I eventually run out of this one.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
remember that orange soap that your grandma used? that made you want to puke. this is it. I smelled it the other day at TJ Maxx and I literaly gagged. SO AWFUL I do not know how anyone could like this!!
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Dry, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
This is a nice soap type scent on myself and has way too much staying power. ;-) It dries down badly on me too. ;-( Guess it is one scent that my body shuns from. I gave it a 3 rating because it smells nice just not on me. Great air fresh? Price is cheap sometimes, packaging is lovely.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
The scent wasn't for me, but the bottle is just SO CUTE, so I don't really mind. (:
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Brown
I got this as a gift, and I really dread the smell. It's way too floarly for my taste, and probably better suited and intended for a much older woman.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I am so in love with this fragrance! It smells like vanilla, but more musty and mysterious! Very light and not at all overpowering
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
This fragrance came out when I was in college, and let me tell you - every young female that I knew (including me) snapped it up. It was/is a delightful, elegant sparkling scent - a lovely floral chypre on the line of Ysatis - but brighter. Unfortunatley we all grow older and when certain scents grow old with us - they get termed the dreaded "old lady scent". I absolutely abhor that phrase and mind set. My 7 year old daughter smells and tests everything I own without prejudice and some of her favorites are Sublime, Shalimar Eau Legere, Delices and White Diamonds!
Now, on the other hand, this has been reformulated - I know it!! There is a more powdery - in your nose - drydown then there used to be. Is it a deal breaker for me?? Yes - because I have so many others that I now prefer....but had that change not occured, I would probably still grab it weekly. And of course, since it's a celebrity fragrance and mature people will gravitate toward Liz Taylor while the younger set may prefer Britney....but putting celebrity and marketing aside...do give this one an honest try if you love floral aldehydes/chypres!
UPDATE: 3/28/2011...RIP Ms. Taylor. Due to the fact that I used to love this fragrance and I've been thinking about Ms. Taylor lately, I went to ULTA and sprayed a good spritz of their newly opened tester bottle White Diamonds....I almost cried....it was abominable!!! It was a mere shadow of the good sparkling stuff I used to wear. I knew it had been reformulated, but this was beyond ridiculous so I began investigating. My good stuff from years ago was distributed by Parfums International. This horrible stuff (really musty and cheap smelling) was distributed by House of Taylor (and is what you currently get if you buy from ULTA or TJMaxx, etc.) I also think somewhere in between was a distribution by Arden. Honestly, I hate to admit that the new stuff (House of Taylor) does smell really cheap and I almost would agree with some of the poorly worded bashings here on MUA...however if you get some of the original prereformulation Parfums International version (eBay!!), you will be able to smell why this fragrance became so popular - it is fantastic in comparison!! WHY oh WHY did they ruin this so badly???
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Grey
I only own the body wash and it's very strong just like the perfume testers.
Has great lasting power, but also is very floral and powdery... VERY FLORAL.
I'm no big fan of florals so this isn't my thing.
Preferred for older women.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
At first I didn't really wanna try this perfume because I was afraid it would smell like an old ladies perfume like chanel n. 5. I was totally blown away by when I tried it, NOT an old womans scent but not supersweet, it's like an orgasm through the nose!
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
It's a strong scent, but not sickly sweet like many other perfumes I have tried. You only need a bit. Probably better suited for middle-age and above, but I wear it anyway because it makes me feel kind of classy. I get many compliments from it.