Avon perfumes

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SpeckledyHen Sat 23-May-20 06:50:46

Any recommendations? I know nothing about them at all . Do they do any dupes ?

Thank you

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zigzagbetty Sat 23-May-20 06:56:34

I like little black dress. If you get a catalogue the pages are scented or your Avon rep might have some samples. I find they last about half the day and need a refresh if I want it to last into the evening.

Deathraystare Sat 23-May-20 18:08:35

I find them all very very samey - kind of watery vanilla. I know I keep harping back to the good old days (70's) their perfumes were all very individual and I was spoilt for choice. Now it is all sweet nothings! The only one I quite like if the musk one.

ButDoUAvocado Sat 23-May-20 18:16:16

Eve Duet is nice and Attraction. Perceive I wasn’t too keen on but that’s the only dud one so far and I’ve tried loads of them.

SpeckledyHen Sat 23-May-20 18:23:34

Thank you all . Will try a couple , LBD and Attraction . So cheap , not a lot to risk smile

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MynephewR Sat 23-May-20 18:26:21

Attraction, cherish and luminata are my favourites. I like sweet smelling purfume.

Sennedd Sat 23-May-20 23:43:52

I love Incandessence.

MissBattleaxe Sun 24-May-20 00:18:08

Avon Eve Truth is a fabulous summer floral. It's a cross between a Marc Jacobs and an Anna Sui IMO. Check out my perfume blog. I do a top ten on Avon perfume every year. Also Imari is a good rose patchouli and Soft Musk is unbeatable for a fiver. www.iscentyouaday.com

ladybird69 Sun 24-May-20 00:39:06

My favourite perfume of all time is Far Away. The only time I’ve ever had compliments. I used to wear j’dore but Avon is a lot cheaper and that much nicer.

Custardcreamies101 Sun 24-May-20 02:08:13

Far away

1forAll74 Sun 24-May-20 02:48:30

I am glad some people have mentioned Avon perfume. I recently bought some Avon makeup on line, and almost opted for some perfume as well, I only remember the Avon perfume from many many years ago, and always liked a lot of their scents. I will have another look now.and maybe opt for couple mentioned above.I never buy expensive top notch perfumes !

ElizabethMainwaring Sun 24-May-20 02:55:04

I love Far Away too. The original one is nicest.

MissBattleaxe Mon 25-May-20 17:40:02

Far Away has been an Avon Bestseller since 1992. The perfumer behind it is now head of Fine Fragrances Europe at Givauden, so you are quite to accord it the respect it deserves!

Here's a link to some Avon reviews on my blog.



SpongeBobJudgeyPants Mon 25-May-20 17:43:53

I vote the Chocolate musk, as an everyday one. I see MissBattleaxe has linked to it too. It's extreme left on the second row down.

SpeckledyHen Mon 25-May-20 19:43:29

Looks like Far Way will be my next one . Thank you

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Bleepbloopblarp Mon 25-May-20 23:16:33

Ooh, I love far away - haven’t had it for years! Do Avon really still do the scented pages in their booklet? I must get one.

hammeringinmyhead Mon 25-May-20 23:23:19

I'm gutted that the Avon Herve Leger Femme is gone forever! In fairness it was 10 years ago so I should get over it...

MissBattleaxe Fri 29-May-20 19:43:18

@hammeringinmyhead you have great taste- that one was created by Calice Becker who also made Dior J'Adore, most of the By Kilian range and Tom Ford Velvet orchid. According to Fragrantica, Philosophy Amazing Grace Magnolia is similar. If you like magnolia and don't want a spendy blind buy, try Avon Rare Pearls. It's only £8 so if you don't like it, no harm done.

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