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on 3/29/2015 2:14:00 PM
More reviews by Tigerlilyfeet
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Red, Straight, Medium
Delicious chocolate vanilla gourmand, and it does remind me of ice cream and hot chocolate after a few hours of wear. I'm glad I bought a bottle, and I've enjoyed wearing this. However, I won't re-purchase this. It's really too expensive, and I enjoy cheaper vanilla perfumes just as much.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 1/20/2012 11:28:00 AM
More reviews by TaniaRides
Skin: Other, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
This is probably the most disappointing thing I own, lol. I've read reviews saying the staying power is awful and it's not super chocolatey, but nothing prepared me for how weak it actually is. I can spritz this on like mad and all I get is a hint of orange gummi bears and creamy vanilla for about ten minutes. It smells artificial and bleh on me, as though I rubbed scented markers on to my skin. Not good on me at all...
on 11/19/2011 4:34:00 PM
More reviews by pxcrunnercat
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
This fragrance smells absolutely delicious- like a warm, melty s'more- I smell notes of chocolate and graham cracker and marshmallow on me. It's so comforting yet sexy because it smells so sweet, edible, and snuggle-friendly. It's the kind of fragrance to wear when you want people to lean in a little closer. The reason why I docked 2 lippies is that this fragrance is expensive and hard to find, but there's a dupe for it that is readily available and much less expensive: Aquolina Chocolovers.. There is virtually no difference between the fragrances, and if anything, Chocolovers is actually stronger and longer-lasting. That said, both of these perfumes are great and I recommend them both for a chocolately fix- but I would recommend Chocolovers over this.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 9/3/2011 2:10:00 PM
More reviews by kcwms11
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I love this but I happen to like very sweet scents. Get lots of compliments...everyone says it smells like Cotton Candy though.
on 8/7/2011 3:36:00 PM
More reviews by FeeFee34
Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This is PG's Musc Maori dipped in sugar and vanilla. I don't get any orange, just a very sweet, saccharine vanilla and cocoa scent that's far too foody and sweet for my tastes. I'd say this is a very sweet Musc Maori that dries down to Lavanila Pure Vanilla. Great for sweet vanilla lovers, not so much for me. Overall, I'm disappointed and find this far too sweet.Notes: Cocoa, Tahitian Vanilla, Blood Orange
on 3/10/2011 10:29:00 PM
More reviews by Shizuku2
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
One of my favorite fragrances, but then i love gourmand fragrances. It smells like milk chocolate and marshmallows on me, with a bit of vanilla. My mother tells me i smell like cookies when i wear it. People say it has a strong citrus note, but it's undetectable to me. The only reason i had to take off one lippie is because the staying power is awful. I mean, it's gone after a couple of hours on me, and that's a real shame. I'm actually wondering if it's really an EDT and not an EDP. Amour de Cacao (by CSP) smells almost exactly the same (to me at least), and i can detect the citrus notes in it, plus it has great staying power as compared to Serendipity, so i'd probably recommend it over this one (just for that reason).
on 9/27/2010 8:09:00 PM
More reviews by jamesie
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
Lovely scent! Starts out a smooth orange. Not orange juice orange, mind you; more like a creamsicle--sweet, velvety, and creamy orange candy goodness. Next, powdery cocoa and vanilla come into the mix, developing what I would imagine a chocolate truffle with a hint of orange would smell like. The drydown is sweet, but not cloyingly so. No amber or musks here to complicate things; just a dry (almost woody) sweetness that another reviewer VERY accurately likened to those white Lik M Aid sticks. But I also detect the *vaguest* hint of incense in the drydown, as well. Overall, this fragrance is very comforting and pleasant, while retaining an elegance that is surprising for a scent this sweet; this is not a cheap-smelling gourmand. I think its understated simplicity lends this grown-up elegant quality that is somehow also very sexy. If you're used to extremely complex scents, this one may be boring to you, but definitely worth a sample if you enjoy dry, sweetish fragrances. I plan to buy a full bottle for days when I'm not wearing my (more complex and spicier) signature scent, Perfumerie Generale's Aomassai.The ironic part is that I first sniffed Serendipitous by chance from a free sample Luckyscent sent me...
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 7/27/2010 2:08:00 PM
More reviews by ComplexBeauty
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Blond, Relaxed, Medium
It's not just the marshmallows, no! It's everything that goes into that scrumptious hot drink~ the cocoa, milk and the marshmallows with a little something extra "wink, wink." So yummy it's sure to please. But to share this mouthwatering fragrance you must get cozy!
on 5/8/2010 10:43:00 AM
More reviews by victorialynne
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
If you like gourmand scents (which I adore) then you will love serendipitous. It starts off with a burst of orange and then quickly turns to pure sinful chocolate. Everytime I have ever worn this, I get compliments. People have said I smell like brownies, cake, ice cream and hot chocolate with marsh-mellows. The only negative is the staying power...not the greatest. I think I like chocolovers by aquolina better than this one....it is a bit richer and lasts way longer.
on 4/28/2010 7:07:00 AM
More reviews by kim50803
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I love the fragrance! This is my first chocolate scent, I usually wear vanilla. This is the fastest I have ever gone through a bottle of perfume! The staying power is awful. Would I buy it again? Yes if I had a few extra dollars, I know it isin't going to last that long because of this it won't be my HG fragrance.
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