Details and Care
Kenzo Flower L'absolue makes it clear that this is an experience as much as it is a fragrance. The bottle is a statement piece. It looks like a tall, thin vase containing a single red poppy. The bottle sets the stage for what to expect when you open it.
This amber floral fragrance is upfront with strong notes that provide a bouquet for the nose. The hints of amber lingering about help to ground this perfume and avoid that sickly sweetness that can come when a fragrance lacks a balanced blend.
Top Notes: saffron, poppy
Middle Notes: damask rose, orange blossom
Base Notes: white musk, vanilla, amber
Questions and Answers
Q: How does Kenzo Flower L'absolue smell?
A: Kenzo does a great job with its floral line of perfumes. This edition features the poppy. It is a bouquet of floral notes springing at you with the first spritz, but you will soon notice the subtle complexity of this fragrance. It has some surprising notes for a perfume that is heavily weighing on its floral presentation, but they play well. The vanilla adds a nice warmth, while the saffron gives it an interesting edge. The complete picture is one of flowers but with a depth rich in character.
Q: Where do you apply Kenzo Flower L'absolue?
A: To increase the longevity of the fragrance, spray onto your major pulse points such as behind your ears, at the base of your neck, on the wrists, behind the knees and in the inner elbows.
Q: What is the fragrance concentration?
A: This fragrance from Kenzo is an eau de parfum. The oil concentration is fairly high, with an average between 10% and 15%. It should be strong when applied, and the strength should last well up to eight hours.
Q: Is Kenzo Flower L'absolue for him or her?
A: Kenzo Flower L'absolue is a perfume for women. However, it is also very pleasing to men. The scent overall isn't too feminine since the amber helps mute the floral tones. Men may like the lightness of this perfume quite well.
Q: Does Kenzo Flower L'absolue last long?
A: Many factors can impact how long your perfume lasts. Where you apply can greatly influence whether you get eight hours or five hours from this eau de parfum because applying directly to dry skin would reduce longevity due to absorption. In addition, wearing it in a hot environment will also reduce wear time.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: Guerlain Mon Guerlain, Givenchy L'Interdit, Dior Hypnotic Poison
Q: What season should I wear Kenzo Flower L'absolue?
A: The floral elements in this perfume are a great match for the blooms of spring. Although, the amber does warm this fragrance a bit, which might also pair well with the crispness of fall.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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