Astrology - Birth Flowers
Astrology - Birth Flowers
Excerpts from fragrance editorials "Extreme Home Makeover: Astrology Edition" in Cosmopolitan magazine May 2020.
Your Birth Flower Fragrances - Cosmopolitan magazine's Emmalea Russo gives us a rundown on which flower represents your birth month, and we'll pair it with a new or classic perfume with that flower in it's composition bouquet. Read below to find your Astrological Sign's birth month scent.
Perfumes for Your Sun Sign
Did you know you have a birth *flower*? You do and it's preeetty."
Aries flower - Honeysuckle
"True to its name, this sunny concoction is light and airy."
AERIN Mediterranean Honeysuckle
A fruity floral fragrance. $130, 1.7 oz., Sephora.com
Perfume notes: Italian bergamot, honeysuckle, grapefruit.
Taurus flower - Rose
"Classic, classy, and just a bit thorny."
DIOR Miss Dior Rose N' Roses
A classic floral fragrance. $107, 3.4 oz., Macys.com
Perfume notes: Italian mandarin, Grasse rose absolute, white musk accord.
Gemini flower - Lavender
"If flowers could talk, it would be the flirtiest."
GUERLAIN Mon Guerlain
A floral oriental fragrance. $100, 1.7 oz., Macys.com
Perfume notes: Lavender, jasmine, sandalwood, vanilla.
Cancer flower - Lily
"What's more welcome-home-y than a lily? I'll wait."
VICTORIA'S SECRET First Love
A fresh green floral fragrance. $78, 3.4 oz., VictoriasSecret.com
Perfume notes: Lily of the valley, violet leaf, sheer musk.
Leo flower - Sunflower
"Always the scene-stealer."
FLORAL STREET London Poppy
A citrus floral fragrance. $78, 1.7 oz., Sephora.com
Perfume notes: Lemon, orange, marine notes, jasmine, sunflower, cedar.
Virgo flower - Buttercup
"Tracy Flick, but make it flora."
BATH & BODY WORKS Tutti Dolci Sweet Lemon Buttercup
A soft floral fragrance. $14.50, 8 oz., Amazon.com, eBay.com
Perfume notes: Meyer lemon, buttercup petals, meringue, sugar.
Libra flower - Bluebell
"So soothing, so harmonious."
JO MALONE LONDON Wild Bluebell
A soft floral fragrance. $140, 3.4 oz., Nordstrom.com
Perfume notes: Bluebell, lily of the valley, rose, persimmon, lemon.
Scorpio flower - Geranium
"Try staring at one without your eyes watering. Yeah, exactly."
AERIN Wild Geranium
A white floral fragrance. $130, 1.7 oz., Bloomingdales.com
Perfume notes: Geranium, pink pepper, lemon, orange flower, tuberose.
Sagittarius flower - Dandelion
"Will pretty much grow anywhere."
DEMETER FRAGRANCE Dandelion
A sheer green floral fragrance. $34, 3.4 oz., DemeterFragrance.com
Perfume notes: Dandelion, green grass, citrus.
Capricorn flower - Ivy
"Loves to reach the top of everything / anything."
CLEAN RESERVE Saguaro Blossom & Sand
A floral green fragrance. $125, 3.4 oz., CleanBeauty.com
Perfume notes: Lemon, green ivy, verbena, muguet, rose, jasmine, woods.
Aquarius flower - Orchid
"Because is kind of seems like it comes from the future?"
CALVIN KLEIN Euphoria
An oriental floral fragrance. $99, 3.4 oz., Ulta.com
Perfume notes: Pomegranate, black orchid, champaca, amber, mahogany wood.
Pisces flower - Water Lily
"Dreamy, with that whole water thing."
DOLCE & GABBANA Dolce
A fresh floral fragrance. $122, 2.5 oz., Sephora.com
Perfume notes: Papaya blossom, waterlily, white amaryllis, musk, cashmeran.
(Russo, Emmalea. "Astro: Welcom to Extreme Home Makeover: Astrology Edition." Cosmopolitan May 2020: 80)