By Lane Reid
Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, the two founders of the L.A. based Juicy brand launched Juicy Couture their first fragrance, in 2006. Skaist- Levy described the scent as “something Barbie might wear.” In 2007, it was the winner of the FiFi fragrance of the year award in the luxe category. Although it’s long lasting, it”s not overpowering. It is light and fresh. With all of it’s fruit and edible notes the word it’s described with frequently is….yummy. It’s an easy to wear, anytime scent. The bath and body line in this fragrance has some nice offerings as well. With a body creme, scrub and powder to choose from, this is an ideal scent to layer. It is moderately priced for it’s Eau de Parfum spray, $19.00 – $89.00.
Classified as a fruity-floral it’s notes are:
Top – Watermelon, mandarin, passion fruit
Middle – Gardenia, hyacinth, marigold, lily, tuberose
Base – Caramel, creme brulee, vanilla, patchouli, woods
“something Barbie might wear.”
With all of it’s dessert and fruity notes, it’s definitely on the sweet side. Some people would simply prefer to eat their sweets, not wear them!
|After graduating from the International School of Skin and Nails esthetics program in Atlanta, Lane Reid has diversified herself in the beauty industry over the last 12 years. She is originally from Canada and has been living in Atlanta… See more about Lane|