Posts tagged "perfumes"

Demeter Is Now Making A Perfume That Smells Like A Baby’s Head

Demeter Fragrance is known for making one note scents that smell like pretty much anything you can think of, from pizza to dirt to a gin and tonic. I have an enduring love for their Honeysuckle fragrance, and have spent more time than I’d like to admit in front of their displays at my local…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 23, 2015

Beauty Test Drive: Celine Dion’s Perfume Collection

Last Tuesday at around 11AM I heard a knock on the door. I wasn’t expecting a package and the last time I opened the door for a random visitor it was two religious guys wearing shiny white pants who told me they had definitive proof that God was a fish, so I ignored…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 28, 2012

Winter Beauty: 6 Fragrances Perfect For The Season

If there’s one thing that compels me to invest in a new perfume, it’s the change of seasons. While my favorite Lancôme Miracle, a unique peppery floral, suits me perfectly throughout most months of the year, I find myself craving a warmer, woodsier scent when the temperature drops. I’ve rounded up a few perfect winter…

By: Rachel Krause / December 3, 2011

Bring The Tropics Home

The other day, I was at a friend’s house and excused myself to use her loo. A minute later — I’m a quick pee-er — I emerged with one question: “What is that smell?” I meant it in a positive way — I was completely intoxicated by the vaguely fruity odor of her lavatory. I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2011

Conceptual Artist Cherry Tree Makes Perfume From Her Urine

Conceptual artist Cherry Tree has a scent of mystery about her. And the smell of urine. Her urine. And it’s intentional.

For the last five years, Tree, who splits time between Missouri and Spain, has been turning her own urine into perfume.

“I am very much into recycling,” Tree, born Charity Blansit, told…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / May 30, 2011

Justin Bieber Fans Will Soon All Smell The Same

“Let’s be real, the way a girl smells is very important to a guy! I have such a deep connection with my fans, so creating a fragrance that I personally love is another way I can bring them closer to my world.”Justin Bieber explains why he created Someday, a fragrance for women, er, girls.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2011

Beauty Test Drive: Kate Walsh’s Boyfriend Fragrance

I know what you’re thinking: “Does the world really need another celebrity fragrance?” I have to admit I thought the same thing when I was invited to the launch of Kate Walsh’s Boyfriend fragrance at Sephora. But instead of paying attention to the celebrity behind the new scent and the packaging that looks way too…

By: Annika Harris / February 16, 2011

YSL Ad Banned For Simulating Drug Use

A commercial for Yves Saint Laurent’s Belle D’Opium fragrance has been banned in the U.K. because the ad supposedly shows models “simulating drug use.” The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) “therefore concluded it was irresponsible and unacceptable for broadcast.” In the ad (above), the character of “Belle” runs her finger down her arm and the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 2, 2011

Does The Bottle For Katy Perry’s Perfume Make You Want To Purr?

So unless you’ve been under a rock or don’t understand the evolution of celebrity branding, the fact that Katy Perry is releasing a fragrance shouldn’t be news to you. (We even showed you the extremely sexy and playful ad here.) But now, we’re getting a glimpse at the fragrance bottle, and we have to say…

By: Annika Harris / November 3, 2010

Beauty Test Drive: Kate Spade’s New Eau De Parfum, Twirl

Watermelon wouldn’t be our first choice for an eau de parfum. Who shops for fragrances thinking, “Hey, I’d really like to smell like a watermelon today?” To be more accurate, the official scents in Kate Spade’s new eau de parfum Twirl are “pink watermelon, blackberry and red current with additional notes of orange blossom, star…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 2, 2010

Beauty Test Drive: Calvin Klein Beauty Fragrance

It’s not every day I come across a fragrance that can be worn year round, but Calvin Klein Beauty is appropriate for summer, fall, and whenever feels right. With notes of jasmine and neo-lily (a new interpretation of a lily), Beauty has a floral essence we’ve all come to identify with summer. But the to…

By: Annika Harris / October 4, 2010

Frisky Q&A: Gwen Stefani Talks Harajuku Lovers Fragrances & Being A Working Mom

Gwen Stefani will launch five more Harajuku Lovers fragrances, called Wicked Style, Nov. 1. This time around, G and the Harajuku Girls — Love, Lil Angel, Music, and Baby — are back in Tokyo on Takeshita-Dori, a pedestrian-only street where fashionable people go to chill, and are dressed in fashions that originated in Japan –…

By: Annika Harris / September 21, 2010

Now You Can Smell Like A Playboy Bunny

Are you a woman who’s always dreamed of smelling like a Playboy Playmate? Are you a man who has long hoped of smelling like Hugh Hefner? Well, your Playboy-perfumed wishes have come true. In partnership with Coty, Playboy will be unleashing three new fragrances upon the world, two for women and one for men. For…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 2, 2010

10 Things Lady Gaga’s New Perfume Might Smell Like

According to Elle.com, Lady Gaga has a new perfume coming out. But what will it smell like? They speculate: “Notes of latex? Hints of peroxide with an underlying whiff of sweat?” We have a few ideas of our own.

By: Susannah Breslin / July 14, 2010

Thierry Mugler’s New Fragrance, Womanity, Is Awesome

There are a lot of great perks that come with working for The Frisky. The hot tub cubicle. The male courtesans. The shirtless video messages from the Old Spice guy. Previously, I’ve written here about Thierry Mugler fragrances, of which I am a fan, so when a Mugler rep emailed me, asking, “Ca…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 13, 2010

Alexa Chung Is The New Face Of Lacoste Fragrance

Alexa Chung, the fashion icon and British TV presenter, will represent a Lacoste perfume for women that will launch in January. She will be the first female celebrity ever to represent a fragrance for the sportswear line and will be featured in all of their upcoming ad campaigns. So you will be able to dress

By: Lauren Gold / June 13, 2010

What Fragrances Are You Wearing This Summer?

Summer’s here! The Frisky wants to know what new fragrances you’re wearing this summer. I’m wearing Angel by Theirry Mugler’s Sunessence Blue Lagoon. It smells like the beach, honey, vanilla, cranberry, and good times. Tell us what fresh fragrance you’re wearing this summer, and we’ll put your best suggestions together in a summer scent slide…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 10, 2010

Beauty Test Drive: Sarah Jessica Parker SJP NYC Solid Perfume Bracelet

Don’t you just love a multi-tasking product? The SJP NYC Solid Perfume Bracelet not only serves up Sarah Jessica Parker’s iconic style, but also functions as a secret stash for her latest scent. SJP NYC is built around the scent of wild strawberries with hints of floral notes. The sensual fragrance reminds me a little…

By: Annika Harris / May 30, 2010

How Many Chemicals Are In Your Perfume?

My perfume routine varies. Some days I’ll spritz a fragrance in the air and walk through it for a slight essence, and on other days I’ll dab my wrists for a longer-lasting scent. Thanks to a new report from the Environmental Working Group, however, I’m going to have to double think my perfume routine –…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 13, 2010

Quote Of The Day: Emma Watson Doesn’t Want To Be A Brand

“The idea of making my own perfume makes me want to vomit.” — Emma Watson on wanting to be known for her acting, not a cheap scent with her name on it. [WWD]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 15, 2009
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