Warm Bodied Amber Fragrances

Excerpts from fragrance editorials "Beauty Reporter: Warm Bodied" in Allure magazine November 2013.

Amber Perfumes

Creamy, warm, and slightly sweet - who knew fossilized tree resin smells so good? "Amber is sensual - it's like a second skin," says Marypiere Julien, a perfumer at Givaudan. "Originally associated with dark fragrances, now it's used to add a rich texture to lighter scents."

Hermes Eau de Mandarine Ambree

Hermes Eau de Mandarine Ambree
"Notes of citrus and passion fruit make this amber scent fresh and crisp as it dries." ($131 for 3.3 oz. Eau de Cologne, Macy's)

Scent - Warm Sensual
Fragrance notes - Mandarin, passion fruit, and amber.
Perfumer - Jean-Claude Ellena

BCBG Max Azria Bon Genre

BCBG Max Azria Bon Genre
"Vanilla and red fruit smells innocent from afar, but get close (really close) for sexy notes of amber and patchouli." ($25 for 3.4 oz. Eau de Parfum, Overstock)

Scent - Fruity Floral Oriental
Fragrance notes - Lychee, red berries, black pepper, bergamot, jasmine noir, tuberose, tiger orchid, cardamom, amber, sandalwood, patchouli, black vanilla.

Bath & Body Works Amber Blush

Bath & Body Works Amber Blush
"Warm amber mellows sugary raspberry and vanilla in this smooth, velvety fragrance." ($50 for 2.5 oz. Eau de Toilette, Amazon)

Scent - Fruity Floral
Fragrance notes - Bergamot, mandarin, raspberry champagne, jasmine, gardenia, star anise, aprict, magnolia, vanilla, amber, sandalwood, and musk.

Read more @ allure.com

(Owens, Alexandra. "Beauty Reporter: Warm Bodied." Allure Nov. 2013: 54)

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