Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite special occasion fragrance?
  • Favorite type of fragrance?
  • Favorite day time fragrance?

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40 thoughts on “Survey Says… February 19th, 2014

  1. Avatar of ElKay ElKay

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: NW-25
    ■Favorite special occasion fragrance? Tiffany Pure
    ■Favorite type of fragrance? Clean and fresh in the spring and summer. Vanilla other times.
    ■Favorite day time fragrance? Dior Addict

  2. Chris

    MAC NC50
    Tom Ford Black Orchid
    Woodsy, Oriental Floral, Amber, Vanilla or Patchouli, Oud (new choice)
    Hana Mori Men’s w/ DKNY Woman; Bond 9 West Side Story, Halle Berry Halle or Men’s Joop

  3. becca

    Your skin tone/coloring:nw/nc10
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? chanel chance eau tendre (pink one)
    Favorite type of fragrance? I’m very sensitive to scents, i generally wear what people consider spring and summer scents. I like soft, fresh, fruity, not too flowery, with a hint of vanilla of some kind of sweet scent. EX: orange blossom, sandalwood, white musk, lily…i’m horrible at describing perfumes.
    Favorite day time fragrance? balenciaga florabotanica

  4. Georgie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW15
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin or Prada L’Eau Ambree
    Favorite type of fragrance? Heady ones and powdery ones
    Favorite day time fragrance? Narciso Rodriguez For Her

  5. Your skin tone/coloring: medium warm

    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire

    Favorite type of fragrance? I don’t know much about notes and accords and stuff… I just look at it perfume per perfume and let my nose decide.

    Favorite day time fragrance? DKNY Women Fall

  6. Avatar of Samantha Samantha

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Burberry
    Favorite type of fragrance? One that has deep, rich, almost masculine base notes with light feminine top notes.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Fame – it is surprisingly a complex, lovely perfume and (more surprisingly), it has my husband’s seal of approval. I am extremely picky with perfumes (and my husband is moreso).

  7. Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with yellow undertones/NC30
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Ange or Demon – Givenchy/Ricci Ricci – Nina Ricci
    Favorite type of fragrance? Sexy and sweet (but not too much)
    Favorite day time fragrance? Dior Addict – Dior/Lovely – Sarah Jessica Parker/

  8. *NC-27/NW-20…I mix everything
    *Chanel Mademoiselle EDT or Chloe
    *Clean, citrus based or light floral for summer or else musky and spicy for winter
    *Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue (The only thing that NEVER gives me a headache)

  9. CourtneyK

    Skin tone: Fair-Neautral

    Special Occasion Fragrance: BPAL’s Snake Charmer (I have two bottles of the original!)

    Favorite Fragrance Type: Anything that makes me smell liked baked goods.

    Favorite Daytime Fragrance: Too many to choose.

  10. kurohana

    Your skin tone/coloring: warm/medium
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Don’t have one
    Favorite type of fragrance? aromatic/green/woody/citrus scents
    Favorite day time fragrance? Clary sage tea by thymes

    I only own one perfume at a time and use it everyday until its done

  11. Just starting to get into fragrances – they were so hit or miss for me before. So I’m still testing them! But here is my first pass. Also, for the record, I really want the Elizabeth and James white one! But only tried it once so can’t put it on this list yet :)

    Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light, warm
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Romance by Ralph Lauren, Cartier Baisir Vole
    Favorite type of fragrance? Florals and fresh citrus/watery ones, although I’m wearing a woodsy Gucci one right now and kind of like it. Not sure which one it is.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Clinique Happy, Bobbi Brown beach.

  12. Skin tone/coloring- Fair/neutral
    Special occasion fragrance- Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
    Favorite type of fragrance- Gourmand, Floral
    Favorite daytime fragrance- Lancôme La Vie Est Belle

  13. Jessi

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Lorenzo Villoresi Donna (the sexiest perfume I’ve ever encountered – nothing can beat it)
    Favorite type of fragrance? Oriental florals
    Favorite day time fragrance? Chantecaille Frangapani (so many compliments – it smells like sea breezes on a tropical island)

  14. Avatar of Rachel Rachel

    Your skin tone/coloring: Ranges from NC 10 in the fall/winter to NC 20 in the summer

    Favorite special occasion fragrance: I have three that I alternate between. My favorite is Dior Hypnotic Poison, then I also love Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir and Jo Malone Rose Water & Vanilla.

    Favorite type of fragrance: Mostly vanilla and gourmandy scents like almond, pistachio. I also like anything spicy in the winter and I love citrusy or coconuty scents in the summer.

    Favorite day time fragrance: Right now I’m loving Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay, but I change my fragrance depending on my mood/outfit and the weather.

  15. Avatar of Jackie Jackie T

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: NW20
    ■Favorite special occasion fragrance?: Burberry Brit
    ■Favorite type of fragrance? fresh and clean…like Bath and Body Works Dancing Waters or Capri Seaside Citrus
    ■Favorite day time fragrance? Body by Victoria…but it’s discontinued :(

  16. Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool-toned (NW15-20 in MAC)
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Chanel 19 (perfume form only)
    Favorite type of fragrance? it really varies according to my mood, time of year, what I’m doing
    Favorite day time fragrance? Right now, it’s a toss up between Prada Infusion d’Iris and La Vanilla (the original one) and Tom Ford Black Orchid

  17. Your skin tone/coloring: Vampire cool-neutral

    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Elie Saab

    Favorite type of fragrance? I like quite a few different kinds, actually. Just not ones that are too, too sweet, or anything that has too much grapefruit in it (turns into something weird on my skin).

    Favorite day time fragrance? Lancome Tresor in Love, or maybe Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
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  18. Avatar of Mar A. Mar

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light/Neutral
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Chanel Coco Mademoiselle. (I’m not sure I’ve ever used specific perfumes for certain events/days.)
    Favorite type of fragrance? Oriental, woody, spicy. I’m primarily drawn to patchouli and amber in perfumes.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Prada Candy. Surprised me t love it so much. I apparently wish to bathe in caramel.

    I’d love to know your answers!

  19. Avatar of Christy Christy

    Your skin tone/coloring:
    NW15? I wear Guerlain Lingerie Rose Clair and Beige Pale depending on time of year

    Favorite special occasion fragrance?
    Frederic Malle Lys Mediterranee (ginger lilies & sea) or Vero Profumo Rubj edp (passion fruit and cumin–most people smell orange blossom in this too, though I don’t)

    Favorite type of fragrance:
    White florals that aren’t oversweet; lightly spicy fragrances

    Favorite day time fragrance?
    Vero Profumo Mito edp (magnolia, green citrus, green)

  20. Your skin tone/coloring: Light/yellow
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? L’Instant de Guerlain or Modern Muse by Estee Lauder, a new favourite of mine!
    Favorite type of fragrance? Floral
    Favorite day time fragrance? Do Son by Diptyque
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  21. Your skin tone/coloring: UD 9/10, NARS Sheer Glow Macao
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Thierry Mugler Alien. It’s so sophisticated.
    Favorite type of fragrance? I like complex fragrances, I suppose. Also I’m a sucker for vanilla bases.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Marc Jacobs Dot. It grew on me. I wear it every day!
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  22. Sharon

    NW15

    Favourite special occasion – Fifi Chachnil
    Favourite type(s) – Citrus in summer, Gourmands in winter, big white florals and incense all the time.
    Favourite day fragrance Elixir by Penhaligon’s En Passant by Frederic Malle, Lann Ael by Lostmarch, Cadjmere by PG

  23. Denise

    Skin Tone: Olive
    Favourite special occasion fragrance: Chanel No.5 or Kai
    Favourite type of fragrance: I like something fresh and citrusy.
    Favourite day fragrance: Jo Malone English pear and freesia.

  24. Your skin tone/coloring: C3/NC20
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Balenciaga Florabotanica.
    Favorite type of fragrance? Floral, no doubt!!!
    Favorite day time fragrance? Lolita Lempicka Forbidden Flower, Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb or Prada Candy!

  25. Your skin tone/coloring: Light, neutral/pink undertone

    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Lovestruck – Vera Wang

    Favorite type of fragrance? Happy, sweet, fruity

    Favorite day time fragrance? Pure Vanilla – The Body Shop

  26. Your skin tone/coloring
    Light-medium beige with yellow and olive undertones

    Favorite special occasion fragrance?
    Amouage Epic Woman, Ormonde Jayne Ormonde Woman

    Favorite type of fragrance?
    Woody orientals

    Favorite day time fragrance?
    Estee Lauder Azuree, Chanel No. 19, Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles

  27. Amarins

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Medium neutral
    ■Favorite special occasion fragrance? Thierry Mugler Angel or Alien
    ■Favorite type of fragrance? Warm, woody, mostly amber based fragrances
    ■Favorite day time fragrance? Swarowski Aura and Dior J’adore

  28. Avatar of kate Kate

    NW20
    Tom Ford Noir
    I am super sensitive to fragrance but strangely seem to be ok with Tom Ford! Love a little floral, musk and vanilla
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino,and Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess for summer

  29. ■Your skin tone/coloring: Light olive
    ■Favorite special occasion fragrance? “Beach Walk” from the Replica collection by Maison Martin Margiela
    ■Favorite type of fragrance? Marine florals
    ■Favorite day time fragrance? “Rem” by Reminiscence Paris

  30. Your skin tone/coloring: Light Olive
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Alien Liqueur 2013 Edition EDP or Dior Hypnotic Poison EDT.
    Favorite type of fragrance? Anything with Jasmine in it that is long lasting. I love all of Thierry Mugler’s fragrances and own them all.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Womanity Thierry Mugler or Fantasy Britney Spears (I shouldnt love it but I do ¬.¬

  31. J

    Your skin tone/coloring: nc42, honey/tan
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Gucci guilty hands down!
    Favorite type of fragrance? I’m really bad at describing scents, but I like floral and scents with a hint of masculinity. Sort of like a men’s cologne, but lighter.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Burberry touch. I’m currently eyeing Elizabeth and James nirvana and roses de Chloe, though.

  32. Katie

    Skin coloring: Fair
    Favorite special occasion fragrance: Tom ford Black Orchid
    Favorite type of fragrance: clean, woodsy
    Favorite day time fragrance: Philosophy amazing grace or Bobbi Brown Almost Bare

  33. Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Avon Forest Lily or Escada Cherry in the Air
    Favorite type of fragrance? fruity/citrusy or earthy/green (but not musky)
    Favorite day time fragrance? Avon Haiku, DKNY Be Delicious, and I’m falling in love with Fresh’s new one Life.

  34. Avatar of Meagan Meagan

    Skin tone: NW20
    Special Occasion: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
    Type of fragerance: I usually go for sweet, fruity, like Escada perfumes, but I also love warm vanilla musky scents
    Day time: Always changes! Viva la Juicy, Victoria’s Secret Gorgeous body spray, Philosophy Loveswept, anything Escada

  35. Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Chance by Chanel, Ricci Ricci by Nina Ricci or Miss Dior Cherie by Dior & last but not least, Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel.
    Favorite type of fragrance? I often call them mysterious, I don’t really know how to describe them but the more femenine but not overpowering scents, very girly but not overly sweet or floral.
    Favorite day time fragrance? A scent for my everyday use has to be something in between being floral, mystic, slightly sweet or without it, I don’t know if you’ve heard of Treselle by Avon, that’s a nice one they have I always go back to it for everyday.

  36. Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair, neutral.
    Favorite special occasion fragrance? Dior Pure Poison.
    Favorite type of fragrance? I tend to go more for fruity scents.
    Favorite day time fragrance? Lolita Lempicka (possibly the new Elle L’Aime as well since it’s been vying for first place since I bought it).