Who wouldn’t want to smell like their favourite celebrity? With celebrity perfumes, you can. If you want to know more about the hottest fragrances available, here are the celebrity perfumes of 2012. But why just read about it? Visit your favourite department store today.
Initially, Lady Gaga’s perfume was said to be inspired by the smell of blood and semen. The controversial singer later said Fame would smell like an “expensive hooker”. But the truth is that Fame, Lady Gaga’s first fragrance, combines notes of Tiger Orchid, apricot, incense, Atropa belladonna and saffron.
There’s no mistaking the Pink Friday bottle; it looks just like rapper Nicki Minaj. The scent is distinct as well, combining musky and floral aromas with scents of lotus, Italian mandarin, boysenberry (a cross between European raspberry, common blackberry and Loganberry), vanilla and star fruit. The result is nothing short of intoxicating.
Rihanna launched Rebelle, her second fragrance, earlier this year. Unlike the musky Reb’l Fleur, Rebelle is a floral/fruity fragrance with strawberry, plum and ginger high notes, heliotrope, cocoa and vanilla orchid heart notes, and amber, patchouli, musk and coffee bass notes. The blend is absolutely delicious.
Twist indeed. Fantasy Twist is a combination of Fantasy and Midnight Fantasy, two of Britney Spears’ most popular perfumes. The twist here is that the bottle that splits into two; the pink side contains Fantasy, the blue comes with Midnight Fantasy. Fantasy smells fruity and chocolaty, while Midnight Fantasy evokes floral and musky scents.
Beyoncé now has a third fragrance—it’s called Pulse, and it combines notes of midnight blooming jasmine, Madagascar vanilla, peony, bluebird orchid and pear blossom. The result is an invigorating floral/citrus scent.
Another newcomer to perfumes is tween sensation Justin Bieber, who just released Someday, a perfume with top notes of wild berries, pears and mandarin, middle notes of water lily, coconut orchid, and jasmine, and bass notes of sandalwood, soft musk and vanilla. The bottle also comes with a removable crystal heart charm.
These days, anyone can have violet-coloured eyes, thanks to contact lenses. But Liz Taylor? She’s the genuine article, just like Violet Eyes, her last perfume before she passed away. Violet Eyes is a floral fragrance with a top note of fresh white peach, heart notes of purple rose and jasmine, and bass notes of Virginia cedar, amber and peony.
It’s quite obvious that singer Katy Perry loves cats. Her first fragrance is Purr, which was influenced by her fondness for felines. The latest is Meow, and like its predecessor, it’s bottled in a cat-shaped flask. If Purr was floral, Meow is sweet, with top notes of pear, jasmine, gardenia and pear; heart notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom and lily of the valley; and bass notes of vanilla, sandalwood, amber and musk.
J-Lo is at it again. After dominating the American market with her bestselling Glow fragrance a decade ago, the Latin superstar released Glowing, which literally lights up for 15 seconds after pressing the atomiser. Glowing has a fresh, clean scent, thanks to top notes of bergamot, cypress and mandarin; middle notes of cassia flower, lily of the valley and orange blossom; and bass notes of vetiver, patchouli, sandalwood, musk, sultan amber and vanilla.