L'essence

Balenciaga

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4.2

13 reviews

84%
would repurchase
4.7/5
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4.0
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3 years ago

I love this, just wish it had more glomming power on me.. It's a chic androgyne fragrance with powder violet over clean ambroxan woods, and a delightfully minerally undertone that smells almost...

About reviewer (257 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOther, Fair, Cool

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesBrown



5.0
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4 years ago

Why ever was this magnificent fragrance discontinued? I was shocked when the sales woman at Lord and Taylor told me it had been since this is one of my very favorite fragrances. Luckily for me, I...

About reviewer (92 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

This perfume is stunning. It is not shy nor is it brash, but it is STRONG. It's akin to a somewhat feminized version of YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme L'Intense and, like it, features violet and...

About reviewer (41 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

Classy as hell (the fragrance is classy, I'm not, I can swear all I want). Green and violet and kinda woody, less cloying than Balenciaga Paris. Moderate lasting power, moderate sillage. L'Essence...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack


3.0
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7 years ago

L'Essence, I wanted to love you, but sadly it wasn't meant to be. I found a bottle of this at TJ Maxx and immediately had to scoop it up as my local ones rarely get recently released, higher end...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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8 years ago

I tried a sample of this and I loved it. Hubby gave it to me for my BDay and I am ecstatic. It's a very soft scent, but not at all blah, or baby cologne. Someone described it as 'masculine.' ...

About reviewer (703 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

Here we go again. Another masculine scent for women on the market. I've reviewed several of them the past few day and now It is my pleasure to intoduce to the world another one Balenciagas...

About reviewer (520 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinNormal, Other

HairBrown

EyesHazel


4.0
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8 years ago

I want to love this, but I can't quite move past just really liking it. This is unusual and unquestionably beautiful - woodsy, slightly powdery, elegant yet not obnoxiously chic - but some...

About reviewer (25 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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8 years ago

This perfume is the follow-up fragrance to Balenciaga Paris and features vetiver, patchouli, violet, violet leaf, green notes, sandalwood and cedar. I've smelled the original and I prefer this...

About reviewer (44 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Coarse

EyesGreen


3.0
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8 years ago

I feel very torn about this scent. The top notes are too much for me. I like the floral violet notes mixed with some powdery accents and a bit of green freshness, but the intensity of it all is...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown



4.0
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3 years ago

I love this, just wish it had more glomming power on me.. It's a chic androgyne fragrance with powder violet over clean ambroxan woods, and a delightfully minerally undertone that smells almost...

About reviewer (257 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOther, Fair, Cool

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesBrown



5.0
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4 years ago

Why ever was this magnificent fragrance discontinued? I was shocked when the sales woman at Lord and Taylor told me it had been since this is one of my very favorite fragrances. Luckily for me, I...

About reviewer (92 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

This perfume is stunning. It is not shy nor is it brash, but it is STRONG. It's akin to a somewhat feminized version of YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme L'Intense and, like it, features violet and...

About reviewer (41 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

Classy as hell (the fragrance is classy, I'm not, I can swear all I want). Green and violet and kinda woody, less cloying than Balenciaga Paris. Moderate lasting power, moderate sillage. L'Essence...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack


3.0
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7 years ago

L'Essence, I wanted to love you, but sadly it wasn't meant to be. I found a bottle of this at TJ Maxx and immediately had to scoop it up as my local ones rarely get recently released, higher end...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel




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