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My Summer Fragrance

My Summer Fragrance

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Hey guys! How is everyone doing with this heatwave?
What??? What's the point of a heatwave if you can't complain about it? :-)

I'm joking... I'm loving this weather and today's post is an ode to my favourite perfume at the moment!

Summer has been very sunny and hot so far and I was really craving a light fragrance I could wear during daytime. Something light, fresh but still sophisticated and feminine. 

I remember being a big CHANEL 'Chance' fan in my late twenties. I had a little sniff a few weeks ago when I was shopping and was very surprised... Whilst it gave me a huge burst of memories I didn't like it as much as I remembered. I used to carry the little twist and spray bottle everywhere with me and used up 6 refills! Isn't it funny how tastes change with time? Then I tried the lighter versions and completely fell in love with Eau TENDRE.

I'm generally into deeper, more sophisticated scents nowadays (having lived in the Middle East definitely opened me to a world of strong, heavy, woody fragrances) but CHANEL Eau Tendre is at the opposite side of the spectrum. It's so wearable and everything I'm craving at the moment. It is a beautiful fruity-floral, it's fresh, uplifting, exactly what I was looking for the hotter months!

I normally like to rotate my perfumes according to my mood but I have reached for this since the day I bought it. It's very soft and feminine, a scent that sparkles if I had to describe it in one word! It contains notes of grapefruit, quince, jasmine, amber, cedar and white musk. I find the lasting power pretty good considering it's so lightweight and delicate. It leaves a beautiful sillage and manages to stay fresh and crisp once it has dried down.

It's perfection in a bottle and will always be my summer 2018 fragrance, a very special season as my little monkey started to walk a few days ago! 

Have you tried CHANEL Eau Tendre? What's your favorite summer fragrance?

Until next time! 

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