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Sensitive to some fragrances.
Today, I am here to share my views about Bvlgari Splendida Iris D’or Eau de Parfum Spray, launched in 2017. D’or means “golden” in French, inspired by the iris flower and named based on it. The theme of this perfume is focused on golden colour. It’s an olfactory powdery floral perfume, with a base of warm sandalwood and tonka bean. Do read on to know whether I enjoyed using this perfume.
£ 97 for 100 ml.
With splendida bvlgari collection, bvlgari sublimates the most precious facets of the noblest flowers of perfumery. Bvlgari splendida iris d’or is a veil of powdery silk, bathed in noble and natural substances illuminated by a golden luxurious aura, in the image of the flower that inspired it.
Olfactory family: floral powdery
Top notes: violet leaves, heliotrope
Middle notes: orris, mimosa
Base notes: tonka bean, vertiver, sandalwood
The lemon coloured perfume comes packaged in a sophisticated glass bottle, with a golden coloured spray and cap. The sophisticated bottle comes packaged in a black coloured cardboard box, which has all details mentioned in golden coloured font. The golden colour theme, which is inspired by the iris flower, makes the packaging authentic and luxurious. Packaging can be termed travel-friendly. Available in three sizes; 30ml, 50ml and 100ml.
My Experience with Bvlgari Splendida Iris D’or Eau de Parfum Spray for Women:
I loved using Bvlgari Splendida Jasmin Noir Eau de Parfum Spray which I had bought after testing a sampler. Thinking that bvlgari splendida iris d’or would be an another addition to my favourites list, I ordered this scent online. Unfortunately, it turned out to be a total disappointment for me.
It is an olfactory powdery floral fragrance. I adore floral fragrances, but some notes do not gel with my body chemistry. Sadly, this particular scent happens to be one of them. I would describe this perfume as sophisticated and mysterious to my senses. It is a luminous fragrance. The regal allure of iris and tonka beans makes this scent luxurious and sandalwood makes it rich and sensuous. Packaging is elegant and sophisticated, the golden theme plays on, making it all the more luxurious.
Lasting power of the scent is decent, three to six hours. Three hours on pulse points and six hours on outfits. Has a note which sets me off. Top notes are leafy, lead by heart notes of iris and mimosa, with a base of powdery sandalwood, vetiver and tonka beans. I have retained this perfume, but I rarely use it. The moment I spray this scent on my pulse points, I feel a bit heady. In my opinion, this scent is dominated with some notes which do not suit me. I am unable to judge which notes irritate me, but guess it is either top or middle notes. I love wearing perfumes on pulse points, but I cannot use this one on my pulse points. I tried wearing it on my outfits along with other perfumes and that too is not okay with me. The moment I spray it, I feel irritated. People who are sensitive with certain notes or scents like me, please do sample it before buying. This happens to me at times; I am just not able to like or get used to some scents, however good they maybe. This perfume is surely an adorable one, probably not made for me.
Pros of Bvlgari Splendida Iris D’or Eau de Parfum Spray for Women:
- Olfactory perfume with powdery floral notes.
- Rich, luminous, luxurious scent.
- Flowery notes of iris, mimosa along with tonka beans dominate this scent.
- Decent lasting power.
- Lasts longer on outfits, compared to pulse points.
- Packaging is sophisticated and travel-friendly.
Cons of Bvlgari Splendida Iris D’or Eau de Parfum Spray for Women:
- Second con is personal; does not gel with my body chemistry.
IMBB Rating: 4/5
Would I Recommend/ Repurchase Bvlgari Splendida Iris D’or Eau de Parfum Spray for Women?
I do recommend this to all. However, if you are oversensitive to some scents like me, then please test sample of this scent on your pulse points prior to purchasing. I am definitely not repurchasing.
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