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on 2/24/2017 5:16:00 PM
More reviews by Avdk
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I gave this to my mom for her birthday because she had a bodylotion of it from years ago. She loves it. It smells so sofisticated. The lasting power is great, you can still smell it in the evening. It is more of a daytime fragrance, a bit musky but not overpowering. It matches great with the bodylotion. Her only complaint is that you can't see how much there is left because of the package and it is expensive.
on 6/23/2013 9:59:00 AM
More reviews by gmstrack
Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Straight, Medium
Essence, like other fragrances for women by Narciso Rodriguez, is a fragrance centered on musk with tasteful floral accents; however, if you are in love with Narciso Rodriguez for Her and enjoy the come hither, animalic musk, then Essence could be a shock or a disappointment. The musk in Essence is the laundry detergent kind, accented with rose and a light dusting of aldehydes. In fact, this fragrance reminds me of White Linen by Estee Lauder, except it is more accessible to the younger crowd. I’m not interested in smelling like laundry detergent on steroids but, if I wanted my personal fragrance to say “CLEAN” (i.e., my skin as well as my clothing needs to smell like fresh laundry), then I would probably choose this one over the other offerings.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 10/1/2012 2:21:00 AM
More reviews by Sayers
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Get so many compliments on this. Lovely.
on 5/23/2012 10:15:00 PM
More reviews by standingakimbo
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I love this stuff. It's clean, a bit powdery, a bit rosey, a bit musky, and has decent lasting power. I disagree with those who might say this is masculine; as a matter of fact, it's one of my most feminine scents. It also has a cool note of some sort without being aquatic or ozonic, which I really appreciate, as anything else cool seems to rely on those notes for that quality. This is one of my favorites, a go-to scent which can't go wrong. I love the bottle, too. It's very fitting for something so smooth and cool.
2 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 10/28/2011 12:02:00 PM
More reviews by LibertyRose
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse
I collect all the variations of NR For Her and this is a welcome departure from the all-encompassing woody musk. True, it's a very "clean" scent that isn't particularly ambitious, but that's all I need sometimes. And a classy, good "clean" scent is hard to come by. This isn't your run-of-the-mill white linen/soapy scent. The white musk adds nuance and elevates it. Not crazy about the bottle though.
on 10/15/2011 10:05:00 PM
More reviews by dingogirl
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
Most powdery, grandma-smelling pungent thing I've encountered in a while. EEK!!
on 8/2/2011 8:13:00 AM
More reviews by slincourt
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I really liked the For Her, a friend used to say it smelled like a woman in love!, but after a few years found it too girly, so now I mix a bit of essence over her... a very nice layering
on 8/2/2011 2:06:00 AM
More reviews by greenclover
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I don't know ... I wanted to like this because I like original Narciso Rodriquez ... I was hoping this would be the clean, cuddly, soft!, laundry-type musk I've been looking for. But alas as others have said it is a very strident, strong, astrigent soapy scent. The musk is not a big player. There isn't anything very soft about it. It is almost masculine. It's not really a "laundry" musk so much as strong, harsh triple milled white men's soap type of scent. Oh well.
3 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 7/26/2011 6:05:00 PM
More reviews by Stellar32
Skin: Oily, Other, Not Sure
Got a sample of this at sephora and was not impressed. It smells like a ton of other fragrances out there. Not bad but nothing special.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 6/22/2011 3:31:00 PM
More reviews by lukki7ster
Skin: Combination, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
IN LOVEits musky...vanilla-y....sexy...BUY IT
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