Don’t stress or stop wearing if one of your favorite perfumes falls on this list. There are many polls out there and results may vary depending on the women that participated. Note: these results are not necessarily the views of the writer.
Here is a list of some of those perfumes that women voted as the worst celebrity perfumes.
White Diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor Eau De Parfum – introduced in 1991, this fragrance has notes of lily, rose, amber, oakmoss and sandalwood. This sophisticated floral scent has been described as a fragrance best suited for women over age 50 that want to smell like their grandmothers. Others comment that it is a very overpowering scent.
Harajuka Lovers Baby by Gwen Stefani Eau De Toilette Spray – launched in 2004, this perfume has been described as a soft and clean fragrance. Notes of freesia, bergamot, white rose, orange flower, tiare, jasmine, white musk, soft woods, heliptrope, vanilla and violet. Some women have called this fragrance boring, no fun, and if you are a wallflower you will stay that way. Others have commented that the fragrance is pleasant and soft, however, it smells like baby oil or baby powder.
M by Mariah Carey Eau De Parfum Spray – introduced in 2007, this perfume was created as a floriental scent with top notes of marshmallow and sea breeze accord; a heart of living Tahitian tiare and gardenia with a base of sheer amber, patchouli and moroccan incense. Many women have commented that this perfume is overwhelming sweet while others feel that it evokes a strong burnt marshmallow-smelling scent.
Unbreakable by Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Eau de Toilette – launched in 2011, this fragrance is a unisex edition telling the saga of the undaunted and the graceful. The fragrance notes open to a splurge of Italian bergamot, Asian saffron and green apple. Reviews of this perfume claim that the scent is neither feminine nor masculine and it just smells strange. The odd mix of floral and musk tends to send the nose into confusion.
Halle by Halle Berry Eau De Parfum – introduced in 2009 by the Oscar winning actress and celebrity was tired of mixing other fragrances so she created her own. This floral /woody scent took two years to create and ‘stars’ fig and mimosa, her favorite notes created this casual, breezy and sensuous fragrance. Many women agree that this perfume is very overpowering and smells more like cologne than perfume.
Perfume smells different on each of us. What may smell awful to one person may smell wonderful to the next. Perfume gives us the power of being individuals.