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Describe the fragrance of Estee Lauder Beautiful

(14 Posts)
MorrisZapp Sun 28-May-17 21:45:22

I have a haircare product that I love the smell of. A YouTuber has said it smells just like Estee Lauder Beautiful.

If you know Beautiful, how would you describe the fragrance?

OhWellNeverMindEh Sun 28-May-17 22:01:59

Pretty but strong. Floral, like fresh flowers.

I love beautiful, I don't wear it but it's a beautiful smell (no pun intended)

ArtemisiaGentilleschi Sun 28-May-17 22:06:29

1990s white flower light floral. Very pretty and quite innocent. The original marketing was bridal to compete with CK Eternity.

Nettletheelf Mon 29-May-17 00:26:43

No way is Beautiful a light floral! You can smell it from around a corner. It's a very powerful flower smell and reminds me of the perfume hall of Lewis's department store in the 1980s.

Tangfastics Mon 29-May-17 03:18:06

Sweet floral. Pretty strong, not sure I'd describe it as 'light' either although I think they've done various versions of it that could fit into that category.

Jmangel Mon 29-May-17 07:30:50

God I used to love Beautiful and hammered it in my late teens - must have stank the place out as it is strong stuff. EL should definitely formulate a perfect weak version of it more in keeping with today scent - they brought out B Sheer but smelt nothing like the original and really plasticky.
The scent of beautiful is a perfect floral to me but I get a creamy musky rose type smell from it - not sure about the white floral aldehyde description.

VintagePerfumista Mon 29-May-17 10:17:53

I'd also say a lightish floral. I suppose it depends what you're comparing it with! It's a white floral, so a lot less heavy but somehow sweeter than florals with rose, etc. There is also a citrus note in it which keeps it light.

Donttakemeout Mon 29-May-17 10:56:14

It reminds me of my dad. He always bought this for me.

Badders123 Mon 29-May-17 11:02:51

I would say its light floral too
By the great Sophia grosjman who is known for her use of florals, esp rose

emsyj37 Mon 29-May-17 11:07:10

A heavy powdery sweet floral scent. Smells lovely on my DSis and like cat piss on me sadly sad.
I like it, but not on myself as it doesnt suit my skin. It is very typical Estee Lauder in that it is strong, distinctive and long-lasting.

fluffiphlox Mon 29-May-17 11:51:20

I don't know how I'd describe it but like any Estée Lauder fragrance you can smell it a mile off.

MorrisZapp Mon 29-May-17 14:05:20

Thanks all. I had a scoosh today in town and it's exactly as described. Too heavy for me but a gorgeous, sultry scent.

The haircare product I mentioned is System Professional Solar Oil, which is a lush floral but with hints of suntan lotion. I love the smell on my hair! Would buy the full range if they ever turned it into body products.

EleanorRigbysNeice Mon 29-May-17 15:05:24

1990's and everyone was doused in it. It's NOT for the faint hearted. Pungent, over flowery, cloying.

MorrisZapp Tue 30-May-17 13:08:24


Just walked past the hairdressers and guess what, they do have a body product in that range! And it's my birthday soon smile

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