Long Lasting Aroma- Nero by Duccio Pasolini

How many times have your spritzed on a fragrance that only lasts a couple of hours? Frustrating, to spend time finding the perfect scent just to reapply every couple hours to maintain longevity. Nero by Duccio Pasolini is changing just that, as an intense, yet elegant men’s parfum. 

A fresh blend of wood, lemon, and lavender brings along a long-lasting, vigorous aroma with hints of oriental flavor. 

Ghiaccio Nero (Black Ice) is an intense and elegant aromatic Parfum Extract born from the blend of aromatics, fresh lemon, and moss. The fragrance is designed for the man who appreciates European fashion and elegance.

A note from Duccio Pasolini Parfums

For instance, Nero is grouped as a manly, aromatic fruity parfum. Also, it is expected, last up to 8 hours (or longer) as it contains up 18% oil concentration, allowing the user to eliminate multiple sprays throughout the day.

Quality Notes

Top: Lavender and Lemon

Heart:  Pineapple

Base: Moss

Floral lavender and juicy begin as the top notes followed by sweet pineapple and a base of moss, creating a bold and fierce fragrance.

Key Notes: Aromatic, Citrus, Sweet, Woody & Fresh Spicy.

Not only does this aromatic combination succeed in using for both day and night, but even the pickiest of perfume consumers will also appreciate the dauntless qualities of this masculine scent.

Bottle

The semi-translucent bottle is encrusted with pyramid-like shapes on all four sides of the crown and side handles of the container. 

Colors

Black: Sophistication, Elegance, and Mystery.

Packaging

Following the labels suit, Nero’s box carries the characteristic, watercolor splats on the sides, a black cover with a gold seal bottom center that it contains 18% fragrance oil.

Therefore, if you are looking for a long-lasting aromatic perfume, Nero is your winner!

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Cloud by Ariana Grande

Cloud by Ariana Grande

The number one perfume to hit stores earlier this year is ‘Cloud,’ a fruity floral gourmand by celebrity singer Ariana Grande. Combining the fragrance with the release of her hit single, “Thank you, Next,” it was sure to be a winning duo. 

A luscious blend of creamy coconut and sweet pralines can have you floating on a cloud wrapped in warm and cozy feelings. The smell is nostalgic, bringing back fresh reminders of my childhood youth walking into FAO Schweets. Can we say whipped cream and cotton candy!

This sweet and unique treat can turn any frown, upside down. The best part is the son of renowned perfumer Max Gavarry, Clement Gavarry is the creator of this remarkable scent! He is also the 2004 Fifi Award Winner for Prada-Prada, which is the Oscars for the perfume industry.

Up to this point, Ariana’s scents have been classed as ‘too girly, light and sweet. Not Cloud, which is exclusive to her line opening up with bergamot, lavender, and pear, a warm heart of whipped cream, praline, coconut, orchid, and a finalizing base of wood and musk.

A complete change to the usual is adding a whiff of a cupcakes ‘red icing’ and a hint of robust.

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Quality Notes

Top: Bergamot, Lavender, and Pear,

Heart: Whipped Cream, Praline, Coconut, Orchid

Base: Wood and Musk

Not only does this heavenly aroma last (sometimes to the next day, even THEREAFTER a shower), it is an Eau de Parfum which is made with 15%-20% oil concentration.

Bottle

Cloud speaks for itself as, well, a cloud, with a pale blue translucent moon emerging from the top, crowned by a pale blue cloud.

Cloud comes in 1.0oz, 1.7oz, and 3.4oz at most retailers.

Packaging

A hypnotic blend of blues, purples, and pinks diagonally climb a cube-shaped box with Ariana’s name written in a one-dimensional white cloud with the perfume name ‘Cloud’ in white just below.

Colors

Blue – Serenity, Secure, Stability

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Pink Sugar Perfume by Aquolina

Pink Sugar by Aquolina’s

Can you remember some of your favorites smells back when you were a child? Scented markers, newly spun cotton candy, even Bath and Body Works lotions and misting sprays (Cucumber Melon-yum!). Adulthood doesn’t mean we grew past our childhood favorites, our palates and sense of smell transformed, as our bodies did the same.

Launched in 2004, Aquolina’s Pink Sugar, paved the way in perfumes for both young girls and sophisticated woman looking for sweet smells and childhood nostalgia. 

Tapping into your childhood, Pink Sugar mixes familiar aromas like vanilla, raspberry, strawberry,  Lily of the Valley, and caramel creating a gourmet elixir of pure satisfaction.

Pink Sugar Review

Bottle

A clear bottle of a wrap-around lace ribbon. The cap is a lovely thulian pink shade, foiled wrap around pink ribbon with a hot pink swirl on the top of the cap. Fun and Flirty, the bottle is tailored to ‘stand out’ in the crowd just as its essence. Pink Sugar comes in 1.0oz, 1.7oz, and 3.4oz at most retailers.

Packaging

A white cylinder tube lined with puffy cardboard-esque stock, resembling the colors and style of the bottle itself. 

Colors

Pink – Sophistication, Sincerity, Feminine

Notes

Top: Fig Leaves, Raspberry, Sicilian Orange, and Bergamot

Heart: Strawberry, Cotton Candy, Licorice, Lily of the Valley, Red Berries

Base: Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Caramel, Vanilla Musk

The top three notes that really stand out are cotton candy, caramel, and vanilla. 

Certainly, I can longer count how many times someone says it smells like fresh baked cookies or candy when I walk in the room.

Pink Sugar brings a playful, mischievous vibe along with the memories of grandma’s house when she just baked fresh cookies. 

Quality

Eau de Toilette (EDT)

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