Product Review: Elizabeth Arden Pretty Eau de Parfum Spray

Promo Image of Elizabeth Arden Pretty Eau de Parfum Spray

Spring is about here. The weather is gradually warming up, and the air is getting pleasantly cool. I am getting in the mood to wear light and pastel colors with a spritz of lightly floral scents. Spring is probably the only time in the year that I like to wear soft, floral fragrances. In case you are curious, I like fresh green scent
s for summer, while in fall and winter, I prefer to wear fragrances with more woody notes.

Launched in February, 2009, Pretty Eau de Parfum Spray is Elizabeth Arden's latest fragrance created by perfumer Claude Dir of Givaudan. Elizabeth Arden partnered with Claude Dir to create a fragrance associated with the characters of "pretty", "fun", "flirty", "feminine" and "timeless".
Elizabeth Arden Pretty Eau de Parfum Spray
  • Top Notes: Italian Mandarin ORPUR, Orange Blossom, Peach Nectar
  • Middle Notes: Petalia, Star Jasmine, Pink Iris, White Peony
  • Base Notes: Fluffy Musk, Jacaranda Wood, Creamy Amber
This fragrance starts with notes of mandarin and orange blossom. The initial burst is citrusy, refreshing and energetic. It is quickly softened by a subtle hint of peach to a more uplifting appeal, with a touch of sweetness.

The opening notes blend seamlessly into gently sweet and floral notes. Petalia, an exclusive fragrance molucule developed by Givaudan, is the core in the blend of floral middle notes.

The heart notes dry down to a woody finish with hints of musky and powdery notes. The base notes are warm, sensual, and velvety smooth, which I don't find it overwhelmingly powerful or overly masculine.


Summary

Elizaebth Arden Pretty is a well-rounded fragrance. It is floral and refreshing, sweet but not cloying. It gives a light, airy feel on the skin and through the air. It is a great everyday floral fragrance that I would wear in the springtime.


I Feel Pretty Sweepstakes
From February 19th, 2009 through April 19th, 2009, Elizabeth Arden is hosting the
"I Feel Pretty sweepstakes" in collaboration with Style.com. Visitors to the site can get the opportunity to win a Spa Vacation for 2 plus the entire Pretty Elizabeth Arden collection!

Prize includes:
  • Airfare
  • Accommodations for 5 nights
  • Massage treatment
  • $100 credit toward additional spa services
  • The entire Pretty Elizabeth Arden collection, a value of over $150

*The sample is provided by Elizabeth Arden. However, this review is solely based on my personal opinions after using this product.*

[Photo credit: Elizabeth Arden]

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2 comments:

Leann said...

This review makes me look forward to SPRINGY flowery scents

Beauty Anonymous said...

Hi Leann,

I Hope you enjoy the flowery scents for the spring. :)

Thanks a lot for your comment!