Product Review: John Varvatos Perfume

by Bionic Beauty on 16.Aug.2008 · 2 comments

The Bionic Beauty blog reviews and tests John Varvatos Eau de Parfum
Every gal likes to smell good, right? So I’m here with a suggestion for your next “special night out” perfume; or parfume as the fancy-schmancy types say it. John Varvatos’ fragrance. It’s packaged in a very sleek light pink orb that looks just perfect sitting in my retro sixties bathroom (yes, my bathroom is pink too…). I will admit, I wasn’t an immediate fan of this fragrance, but once I wore it and it warmed onto my skin I started to enjoy it. It’s certainly not for everyday (due to price and it smells a bit too fancy for prancing around dusting the house); but I like it for date nights or an evening out with close friends.

Is it for you? Hmmm… hard to tell since our preferences are all so unique. So I’m going to run through the scent layers to better help you decide if this is something you’d be interested in.

Introductory Scents: Coriander flower, Georgian apricot, Damascus plum, Golden mandarin from Sicily, Aromatic Grappa “Di Nebbiolo” accord.

Background Scents: Tolu balsam, Adriatic oakmoss, Styrax from Laos, Patchouli extra pure, Wild honey from Spain, Tonka beans from Venezuela, Hibiscus seeds from Ecuador.

John Varvatos Eau de Parfum is available via their website in either 1.6 oz ($70) or 3.3 oz ($92) bottles.

FTC Disclosure: This item was sent to me free of charge in return for an honest review. The opinion in this article is based on my personal experience and was not influenced by any source. I was not compensated for this article. Feel free to read my disclosure policy for more information.


1 The Cheap Chick August 17, 2008 at 5:18 pm

Now I have a weird image of you prancing about, dusting. Which is JUST NOT RIGHT. But the perfume (parfum, whatever) sounds nice.

2 BionicBeauty August 18, 2008 at 8:30 am

Tee hee!! Yep, you found me out. 🙂

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