Fragrance Friday #24 | Zara A Sweet Pastry In Paris EDP

Zara has released quite a few new fragrances this year and one of the scents that caught my eye was A Sweet Pastry in Paris. Did it live up to my expectations?

First, let’s talk about the bottle–I like it! It is simple, but well made with heavy glass and a wooden cap. Although it’s not my favorite design in the whole world, it is rather nice and classy.

Notes:

Top: lemon

Mid: sugar cane

Base: vanilla

Zara only lists 3 notes for A Sweet Pastry In Paris; lemon, sugar cane, and vanilla. I’m not sure if that is entirely true, but I do think these are definitely the most prominent notes. I love a good sweet lemon scent and that is what this fragrance gives me. It smells like a sweet lemon flaky baked good. It smells delicious.

Unfortunately, because I love sweet lemon scents, this one kind of gets lost in my collection. I find that it doesn’t have enough depth for me to pick it over the other lemon fragrances in my collection.

As far as projection, I find that this fragrance sits pretty close to the skin. It’s more than a skin scent, but not one that will be smelled by others unless they are relatively close to you. That projection dwindles to a skin scent the longer that the fragrance is worn.

As for longevity, I find it to be pretty poor. On me, I only get about 4 hours of wear total. However, since this fragrance is so affordable, I think that it is worth it, if you love the scent, to keep respraying.

Overall, I like A Sweet Pastry in Paris, but it’s not a love for me. I wish it had a bit more depth and projected a little more. I do really love the price point and would suggest it if you’re interested!

Zara A Sweet Pastry in Paris retails for $25.90 for a 3.4 oz bottle and can be purchased here.

Have you tried any Zara fragrances? What did you think?

Fragrance Friday #23 | Amouage Journey Woman EDP

It’s been sooooo long since my last Fragrance Friday! I know that I never promised to do these every week, but I never thought I would go this long without doing one! Anyway, I won’t bother with my lame excuses, I’ll just tell you that I have a plan going forward so that I don’t miss as many weeks again!

This week, I’ll be reviewing a fragrance from the niche brand, Amouage. Amouage is known for their complex and sometimes even strange scents. Journey Woman falls right in line with that. Let’s get into it!

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Fragrance Friday #22 | Tom Ford F’ing Fabulous EDP

Oh Tom Ford! This fragrance house is one of my faves, but I can’t deny they are always giving us something to talk about! When this fragrance came out, it was flying off the shelves based on the name alone! But does it live up to the Fabulous name?

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Fragrance Friday #21| Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz EDT

Isn’t she lovely? Isn’t she wonderful? Raise your hand if you know that song! The bottles in the Guerlain Aqua Allegoria range are so beautiful! They are elegant and timeless and look so good displayed on a vanity. Coconut Fizz is no exception! Now let’s get to the beautiful blue juice inside!

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Fragrance Friday #20 | Swiss Arabian Casablanca EDP

If you follow my YouTube channel, you may have heard me mention Swiss Arabian Casablanca before. I’ve mentioned it a few times, but I felt that it deserved a more in depth review, so here we are!

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Fragrance Friday #19 | Juliette Has A Gun Sunny Side Up EDP

Juliette Has A Gun is a niche perfume brand that was made popular by the infamous Not A Perfume. Today, I will be reviewing a less popular one from the brand, Sunny Side Up. Keep reading for my full thoughts!

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Fragrance Friday #18 | Prada Les Infusion Amande EDP

Prada has a whole line of fragrances called the Les Infusion Collection. The first fragrance of this collection was Infusion D’Iris. All of the fragrances in the line are based off of Infusion D’Iris, but with a twist. This week, I’ll be reviewing Prada Les Infusion Amande EDP which is meant to showcase the almond note.

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Fragrance Friday #17| Atelier Colognes Vanille Insensee Cologne Absolue

Atelier Colognes is a niche fragrance house that prides itself on making clean, fresh, cologne type scents that have the performance of a perfume. This review will focus on one of their most popular offerings, Vanille Insensee.

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Fragrance Friday #17 | Tom Ford Metallique EDP

I am a Tom Ford Fragrance Fan! I know that the brand doesn’t sit well with everyone, but it is one of my favorite fragrance houses. Metallique was released last year and after testing it out in a store, I decided to purchase it. I’ve had it now for almost a year so I think it’s time for a review!

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