Yesterday I was introduced to Givenchy’s Ange Ou Démon Le Secret Eau de Parfum and I couldn’t wait to write about it. For starters, the bottle is divine. a large teardrop that was inspired by crystal chandeliers.
Actress Uma Thurman is the face of the scent, an elegant choice. Here’s a video for the fragrance. It’s all in French, but you won’t have any trouble understanding what Uma’s all about in this little video.
But what makes Ange ou Démon Le Secret great, is no secret at all. This is a light, sparkling floral, with some fruits and sensual notes, developed by master perfumer Bernard Ellena.
AtWhen you first smell it, there’s that “oooh!” feeling you get from something that just smells lovely. And, the top notes grab you: Italian Winter lemon, cramberry, and green tea leaves. The middle notes are: sambac, white peony, jasmine and water flowers. At this point you have a fresh and fruity floral. But Ellena mixes in the bottom notes Ile demon) that sensualize the mixture with blond woods, patchouli, and white musk. It might be a fruity floral, but it’s not the same old-same old. The scent was inspired by a “jasmine tea” theme, but once you blend in green and fresh notes with woods, musks, tart cranberry and patchouli, you get something very exciting. It is light (Ange), and also quite seductive (teh “Démon”).
I kept sniffing my wrist all morning long, until the fragrance faded finally faded away. And I have to say agin: the bottle is gorgeous! Perfume bottle collectors will want this both for the presentation, as well as the elegant but easy to wear, scent.
There aren’t any auxiliary products for this fragrance…at least not yet. But you can get Givenchy Ange ou Démon Le Secret in 50 and 100 ml Eau de Parfum sizes for: $51.00; $73.000 and $95.00 at Sephora, Dillards, Macy’s and GivenchyBeauty.com Mother’s Day is coming in a month or so….it definitely would make a great gift!
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