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Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle Guerlain for women

Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle Guerlain for women
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I have it: 51 I had it: 5 I want it: 94 My signature: 2

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Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle is a fragrant novelty by Guerlain, successor to last year's fragrance Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau. The perfume can be expected on the market from February 2013 as a romantic and cuddly successor in a matte glass flacon.

Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle announces its gentleness and passion with its icy flacon and powdery pink feathers on its neck. Cuddly and gentle, with luminous citrusy notes and a floral, elegant heart, the new version provides a new experience created by the perfumer of the house, Thierry Wasser. The composition of this fragrance opens with sparkling and dynamic wave of bergamot and grapefruit combined with fresh green notes. Excitement and additional energy are provided by neroli blossom surrounded by the most prominent ingredient of the composition—elegant jasmine. Composition brings iris and roses in a warm and sensual hug of tonka and vanilla.

Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle will be available as 60ml eau de toilette.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Bergamot Neroli Grapefruit Green Notes

Middle Notes
Jasmine Rose iris

Base Notes
Tonka Bean Vanilla

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Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle Fragrance Reviews

christianne1
christianne1

This is Shalimar Initial L'eau, same fragrance in a limited edition bottle released in early 2013, and only sold for that one season. Guerlain does this with different versions of Shalimar every so often...they release the same fragrance in a "special" bottle for collectors. So, if you already have L'eau, then you already have this in a different bottle.

I prefer the L'eau version to the regular Initial tremendously. Initial is too sweet...or just too much "something" for me. They smell very similar but this has the sweetness taken down just a notch and is much more wearable (for me at least). It is a beautiful fragrance and smells like the kind of scent men would like. It is hard for me to find the "Shalimar" in this because Shalimar without the smoke, leather and civet is simply not Shalimar. I love the original but also like this flanker a lot. I feel so girly and feminine when I wear it. Most of the fragrances I have are more unisex. This is total femininity. Sometimes it is nice to feel like a lady and Initial L'eau Si Sensuelle certainly does the trick. That bottle is a huge indicator of what is inside....all girl.

Mar
25
2014
Mauerbluemchen
Mauerbluemchen

I have sprayed it for the first time and I can recognise the powdery and citrus notes. It is definitely a flanker of shalimar initial but it is more a fresh version thanks to the green citrus combined with traces of initial l'eau. I get the soft yasmin iris and neroli notes and I can sniff instead of grapefruit orange. It is a combination of somenthing old and somthing new and if you would sniff it blindfolded for the first time you would guess it is shalimar.
I love it, hope to have it. You can find it at Sephora.

Dec
17
2013
sky74
sky74

The most beautiful poster ad I have ever seen. Simple idea and design, beautiful naked sensuous woman, innocent and fragile, yet very sexual. That expresses the nature of this scent: innocent, even baby like, but natural and sexy. This ad alone would make me want to buy a bottle. Very clever...

Aug
07
2013
Plamka
Plamka

I tested it last night,not huge fan of the opening but- oh my God- the dry down...smells really like a mixture of lemon cupcakes and BS- Believe's sweet patchouli. Its late morning and i can still smell it on my wrist. The SA told me there's no difference in notes between Si Sensuelle and Intial L'eau. Really?!!? Gotta start saving!

Aug
02
2013
Sarah Bas Eleazar
Sarah Bas Eleazar

I want this parfum...
If you know where I can get it...please, write to me....

May
31
2013
Unikko
Unikko

Well, this just won a price for the silliest perfume name. Seriously, please stop doing these flankers and focus on creating some good stuff for change. We don't need hundreds of mediocre releases every year. A couple of good ones every now and then would be much better.

May
24
2013
ForrealMe2
ForrealMe2

Wasser said in one of his bbc interviews that he was taking a risk to bring to the table insolence..he called it the pink perfume before it was released to be called insolence and it needed to be done to be in competition with the other perfume houses that are doing the same and taking over the perfume industry by these flankers to appeal to the younger market..so this is being done one to get to the younger market and two to keep the company surviving and after the whole racial thing i can see why..it just added to the fire for Guerlains survival and for the house not to be turned into a museum and remain a perfume house they stated on the review..

In the same bbc review there was a young girl and her mom venturing for a new fragrance that would be age appropriate from the house of Guerlain and was being combined with the comment Wasser said about the neccessity to broaden the Guerlain house by trying something new..and which fragrance do you believe the girl chose? Insolence..hence now the flankers..lighter and more options for the youth while increasing there finances to keep the house going...if they feel they are going to go under then it would be the only option to take,so they did,i love insolence edp btw

May
24
2013
messier42
messier42

I don't know how this compares to other Shalimar flankers, and frankly, I don't care. This works for me, I can't handle heady scents that's why I chose the lightest version possible.
So, I would not describe it as a hug at all. It maintains a spicy feel throughout. It is somewhat dirty and delicious. It is sensual and sexy without being overpowering. It makes me feel very special indeed. I can't say a particular note stands out for me, they seems to mingle really well. Pleased with this purchase!
Though from what I can see, the juice is the same as L'Eau, it's just a limited edition bottle. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Apr
11
2013
Aysu
Aysu

I was shocked when I tried this in the airport, because it was just a copy of Shalimar Initial L'Eau. Why bother to release almost same juice in a different bottle? Ok, we got used to Dior, making flankers of flankers of flankers. But I was not expecting this fm Guerlain. If you have Shliamar Initial L'Eau, in my opinion, you don't even need to try this, sorry :-(

Mar
04
2013
Muzoona
Muzoona

What is the new in this ?? as a fan of shalimar.. this is the worst perfume. nothing new than the first Initial Shalimar.

so disappointing.

Mar
04
2013
Dojdirena
Dojdirena

It's absolutly fine! gentle, tender, but exquisite and deep, it is beautiful and its bottle too!

Feb
10
2013
Lanlisa
Lanlisa

I just bought Shalimar Initial today and sprayed it on for the first time. So in love despite my concern it would be strong. It's lovely! I will be one of the first to order the new l'eau... In fact, I will now take anything Shalimar... Oh so gorgeous! Just don't discontinue this beauty, please!!!

Jan
15
2013
CastoR&Pollux
CastoR&Pollux

very very sad - guerlain and mr. THW - where is his perfumers soul gone?

very sad!

Jan
15
2013
Sensoria
Sensoria

I changed a sentence in my earlier comment because what I meant to say was that theres not much difference in smell in the two versions I already have. They almost smell the same for me.English is not my first language.Talking about confusion ^^. I was only wondering why the Si Sensuelle isnt on the front too? That would have been more clearly imo. Then you have a clear bottle with L'eau and a matte bottle with L'eau Si Sensuelle

Jan
15
2013
mylancome
mylancome

Sensoria: Take a closer look at the picture. Though it's named L'eau but the bottle is obviously matted glass.

Jan
15
2013
Sensoria
Sensoria

I'm a little confused by the picture of the bottle. It says Shalimar initial l'eau. I own both: Shalimar Initial and Shalimar Initial l'eau and both bottles have clear glass and not matte.The l'eau I have has a pink tassel ,only the newer version has a feather. I don't notice much difference between the two perfume versions I already have. Is this going the same way as with the Miss Dior Cherie story with flanker after flanker after flanker? And not to mention the bottles which almost look all the same.

But I love de Shalimar Initial and the l'eau both and can't wait to try this version too. The bottle and the perfume really give me the feeling that I'm wearing a PERFUME. Wonder if this flanker give me the same feeling or will be a disappointment

P.S. Now its 31-3-13 and I still haven't seen it in the shops. I've been to the shop several times now to ask for it but they still don't sell it. When I ask for it there's alway confusion because they show me the L'eau which I already have and they don't know there's coming a Si sensuelle. Weird. So still not have tried this one.

Jan
14
2013
lisa o
lisa o

sounds like a joke!!
sad joke...

Jan
14
2013
Eurochic
Eurochic

A flanker of a flanker of a flanker. Wow!

Jan
13
2013
trueblue19
trueblue19

A floral green Shalimar? Never heard of. Simply by reading the notes you won't recognise a trace of Shalimar. Why oh why do these people have to rip poor old Shalimar off her dignity!? She doesn't deserve this...It's like forcing a 70yo Rita Hayworth dress up in pink bonny girl costume selling lollies to kindergarten kids. It's just so wrong. If I were Shalimar I'd feel insulted to be placed along with all these fluffy stuff. Now, Monsieur Wasser, you're really starting to repel me.

Jan
13
2013
laantjebanaantje
laantjebanaantje

I know this is not much of a review but OH MY GOD I WANT THAT PINK FLUFFY THING!

Jan
12
2013
michau
michau

Not another flanker of a legend which is perfect itself and does not need any offspring.

Guerlain under LMVH and with Wasser as a nose is obviously canibalising their classic pedigree...

Jan
12
2013
auroramaria
auroramaria

Looks like my beloved Guerlain is taking pleasure in launching new flankers every season , I'm not complainig!
All I konw about this new Shalimar is that Thierry Wasser chose the finest jasmine on the market to create his new fragrance but I'm eagerly waiting for the full info on all the notes.
I have been spending so much money on fragrances in the last couple of years and everytime I say no-I have to resist this one cause I don't really need it-but then I give in and that surrender makes me so happy.
Anyway I already know this new gem will be sitting cozily on my dresser looking beautiful with that gorgeous pink fluffy feather!

Jan
12
2013

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