63%
would repurchase
4.5/5
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5.0
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11 years ago

Loooove this perfume and I love Guerlain. I walked by a bottle of this on display in my local dept store. I sprayed a tester and continued to smell it until I got home....I could not get this scent...

About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



5.0
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11 years ago

Wow, Parfum Initial is getting absolutely no love on MUA. Let me be the contrarian here and say that as someone who always wanted to love Shalimar, and just couldn't wear it (I ended up chucking a...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


3.0
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11 years ago

I have always loved Shalimar. I appreciate that this scent is not for everyone but it has always been a staple in my wardrobe for cold winter days when I am not sure what perfume mood I am in but I...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


3.0
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11 years ago

I am not a purist or a Shalimar lover. Although I am not crazy about the scent, I really like it better than the original Shalimar. It goes on really strong like a urinal deodorant (ack!), but then...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Other

EyesGreen


1.0
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11 years ago

I've seen some glowing reviews on the blogs about this, but the perfume I experienced from the tester in a department store was just bloody awful! Synthetic floral with synthetic lavender thrown at...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairRed, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


2.0
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11 years ago

Wow what a pretty bottle and presentation! I expected the juice to be amazing for this reason! I had an older edt bottle of Shalimar which had the similar spade shape bottle as Shalimar Initial....

About reviewer (247 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinNormal, Olive, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesHazel


1.0
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11 years ago

My husband smelled this on me and said “that smells like pink blah” !So many thing wrong with this fragrance: pink, fruity and uninspired and then there’s this naked woman in the advertising made...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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11 years ago

I know there are purists who will refuse this concoction based on principal. I too cringed at the pink juice and potential to deface my dear Shalimar. You have to approach it like you are...

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


4.0
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11 years ago

I tried this on at Nordstrom yesterday, walked around for an hour, and came back for a second spritz so I could think about it some more. To me, this smells less like the original Shalimar and...

About reviewer (135 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesOther



5.0
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11 years ago

Loooove this perfume and I love Guerlain. I walked by a bottle of this on display in my local dept store. I sprayed a tester and continued to smell it until I got home....I could not get this scent...

About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



5.0
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11 years ago

Wow, Parfum Initial is getting absolutely no love on MUA. Let me be the contrarian here and say that as someone who always wanted to love Shalimar, and just couldn't wear it (I ended up chucking a...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


3.0
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11 years ago

I have always loved Shalimar. I appreciate that this scent is not for everyone but it has always been a staple in my wardrobe for cold winter days when I am not sure what perfume mood I am in but I...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


3.0
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11 years ago

I am not a purist or a Shalimar lover. Although I am not crazy about the scent, I really like it better than the original Shalimar. It goes on really strong like a urinal deodorant (ack!), but then...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Other

EyesGreen


1.0
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11 years ago

I've seen some glowing reviews on the blogs about this, but the perfume I experienced from the tester in a department store was just bloody awful! Synthetic floral with synthetic lavender thrown at...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairRed, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel