Details and Care
KKW Essential Nudes Nude Sand is from Kim Kardashian's now-defunct KKW Beauty brand. The famous reality star ended the brand to focus on the SKKN brand. This perfume is part of the Nude collection, which features bottles completely covered from bottom to topper in one of the rainbow of options of skin colors represented by people around the globe.
The clever packaging gives little clue as to what to expect from the fragrance. It is a mixture of masculine and feminine energy. There are floral notes that blend with a woodiness. The final result is very earthy and rich.
Top Notes: ambrette, pink pepper, mandarin orange
Middle Notes: iris, freesia, peony
Base Notes: musk, vetiver, tonka bean
Questions and Answers
Q: How does KKW Essential Nudes Nude Sand smell?
A: This perfume is very interesting in how the different notes blend to create a final presentation. It has plenty of floral elements mixed with some musk and powder. It has hints of vanilla and woody notes as well. The profile comes across as very earthy, almost dirt-like. It is sweet yet mature. The impression is almost vintage and feels familiar in a comforting way.
Q: Where do you apply KKW Essential Nudes Nude Sand?
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: Nude Sand is an eau de parfum. It has an oil concentration between 10% and 15%. However, it goes on light and stays light. This isn't very strong despite having a decent oil content, so you will want to note that if you prefer something more moderate or strong.
Q: Is KKW Essential Nudes Nude Sand for him or her?
A: The KKW brand targets women with its Nudes line. However, the earthiness is something that anyone can wear. Some say this leans unisex in its profile due to the smoky and woody notes.
Q: Does KKW Essential Nudes Nude Sand last long?
A: This perfume should last six to eight hours due to the oil content. As mentioned, it is light wearing, but it does linger throughout the day. You can get better wear by applying to wet skin as dry skin absorbs the oils more quickly, reducing longevity. Be aware of the ambient temperature because heat will also dissipate a fragrance faster.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: H&M Lipstick, Christina Aguilera Unforgettable, Calvin Klein Reveal
Q: What season should I wear Essential Nudes Nude Sand?
A: The earthiness of this fragrance fits the best for spring or fall. It is a smell we often associate with rain, which is more common at these times of the year. Plus, the heat of summer isn't ideal and winter requires something more bold.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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