Yardley of London English Lavender Body Spray - Review
It is always difficult to review fragrances since our experience of them is very individual. Even past childhood memories can affect your opinion of a scent.
It claims: In early June, Lavender fills the fields with rich, aromatic purple abundance; a magnificent scene that captures the true beauty of a glorious English summer day. It has a green hay-like sweetness and gives fruity aspects to perfumes. It blends with almost every other scent and is therefore widely used in the perfume industry.
A light refreshing, long lasting Body Spray. Our signature fragrance combines lavender leaves, neroli and clary sage with a heart of lavender oil and geranium, with deeper notes of sandalwood and tonka bean.
Price: Rs. 150 for 150 ml spray can. This is also available in a smaller 75 ml size in 6 different variants (English Lavender, English Rose, Red Roses, Lily of the Valley, Jasmine and Sandalwood).
What I liked:
- This is dominated by a scent from one particular flower – Lavender. This is a clean, powdery scent, coupled with lavender. Initially the floral tones kick in, but after a few seconds I can detect a spicy sharp undertone to this (must be the sandalwood I guess), that balances out the powderiness. It is, no doubt, a very feminine, very English fragrance. It will conjure memories of either your childhood or the English countryside (Pride & Prejudice comes to my mind) and makes me want to take a walk in the meadows. It is a classic, vintage smell, & I absolutely love it.
- The price
- The packaging has been made tamper – proof with a spray lock to prevent use at shop floor level. The cap is sealed / fused with the body when unopened.
- I tend to match my perfumes to my attire. So this goes perfectly with my ultra feminine dresses / tops, also this is imo, a day time fragrance. Perfect for use during spring/summer.
- Staying power – it dissipates in about 4 hours
Btw, do you guys also match your perfume to your outfit? Or am I the only one! :-P
Product sent by Company / PR for review, but review is true account of my actual experience with the product.