Friday, 11 January 2013

Fragrance Friday: Korres Vanilla Freesia Lychee

I've had my eyes (and nose!) on the this fragrance for a while now. I first tried Korres products this summer and have since become obsessed. Their perfume collection doesn't see as much love as I think it should online, as they have some really lovely fragrances. They are all quite different so I think there is something for everyone.

My favourite however, is potentially the sweetest of the bunch: Vanilla Freesia Lychee. 
There are no prizes for identifying the notes of this as it's mostly in the name, although there are notes of Peach, Bergamot, Tea, Jasmine, Patchouli and Musk added in there which add to the complexity of the scent.

This sweet and fruity fragrance is warmed up by the vanilla, so something about it smells lovely and creamy to me. It will certainly be far too sweet for many people, but I personally love sweet, gourmand scents and I think it's gorgeous. It reminds me a little bit of Victor and Rolf's Flowerbomb, but a little more subtle. It's the perfect balance of fruity, sweet and floral!

The staying power is great for an eau de toilette too. It lasts about 6-8 hours on my skin.

I picked mine up in a gift set from ASOS, which was on sale for £24 (and is still available at the time of posting - HERE). It contains a full size of the Eau de Toilette, Shower Gel and Body Milk. 
While the body milk isn't as thick as their gorgeous body butter, it is much thicker than I was expecting for a 'milk' - it's more like a classic lotion consistency. It absorbs instantly and leaves my skin feeling super smooth. The shower gel is also a lovely smooth consistency that leaves my skin feeling soft and supple. All in all, Korres remains the apple of my bodycare eye!

58 comments:

  1. I really want to try products from Korres! I've never tried them before but I've heard amazing things about them. Plus, I think they're even available in my country haha, or I'll order them online. Nice blogpost! xx

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  2. I love Korres, you need to try out their skincare, my favourite is Wild rose instant brightening mask :)
    xx

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  3. No :( It's out of stock now. I've been eyeing the fragrance too now for a while. It sounds absolutely devine.
    -Shelley

    xxx

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  4. I haven't come across this perfume before but that's pretty much my 3 favourite scents in one bottle. I adore Lychee based drinks so why not smell of it too?!

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  5. I love vanilla so I'd probably love it!

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  6. oh wow, can imagine this would smell amazing!

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  7. Love the uniqueackaging! Anything vanilla is right up my street :) im having an international giveaway on my blog featuring goodies from victorias secret, revlon, wet n wild and elf :)

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  8. I really want to try this!!
    Brittney
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  9. I would never imagine that Vanilla and Lychee work together well but I am intrigued to smell it myself.
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  10. All of their perfumes are divine! They have a few good scents for men too.

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  11. I'd love to try some Korres products and the set is a real bargain!

    Hannah www.cagneyandlace.com

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  12. This sounds lovely, Korres is such an amazing brand (:

    xx

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  13. Does anyone know if Korres products are available in Holland?
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.blogspot.com)

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    1. Stephanie, I think you can buy them from their website and they ship to Europe, US and Canada. It's worth having a look - their products are fantastic!
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  14. Sounds great !! <3
    Lots of love from
    Annabelle
    TheCurleyGirl
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

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  15. Looks really lush.

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  16. I love sweet scents, so this sounds amazing to me! xx

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  17. The packaging of this is lovely! I need to smell it I think!

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    x

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  18. I've never used any Korres products but now you and other bloggers/vloggers have said great things about them I might have to give them a try!

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  19. This whole set looks amazing! I bet it all smells gorgeous too :) xx

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  20. Oooh this looks lovely! i love Korres :)

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  21. sounds lovely. korres is such a lovely brand i will give this one a sniff. for sure.
    xx

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  22. I've wanted to try Korres products for AGES!! This sounds amazing! All out of stock now but I'll have a scout around for it somewhere else, really like the sound of the Body Milk! :)

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    xx

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  23. This sounds like something i would love and im dying to try some more korres products!

    Zoe | zozeze.com
    x

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  24. I love Korres, I've managed to get a few things from TKMAxx the last few weeks too!
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    x

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  25. ive really really reallly wanted to try korres products and i think this has tisted my arm in to buying something sounds like a really pretty smell.

    Pipp ♥

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  26. I think I need to buy this! Sounds like my perfect perfume!

    Aimee
    Xoxo
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  27. The packaging looks really nice, not too typical of fragrances.

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  28. This sounds great very unusual banilla my fav!:)

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  29. I love vanilla and musk fragrances.
    I should give that scent a try.

    Love, A!
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  30. I adore Korres and Vanilla-smelling things so I'll definitely check this out! :) Great post! <33

    XO,
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  31. Ooh that sounds lovely :) I'd love to be more adventurous with perfumes because I tend to stick to the same 4 or 5 that I know and love. Plus, perfume is so expensive, so if you're not sure it's hard to part with so much. I love sweet perfumes though so I may have to smell this.
    Charlotte xox
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  32. Sounds lovely I haven't tried a lot of Korres products but have enjoed the ones that I have. x

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  33. Im still yet to try Korres products but hese sound nice :)

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  34. Ahh a bit devastated that this is no longer available!
    Great find Fleur. I absolutely love V&R Flowerbomb.
    xxx

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  35. I need this in my life, vanilla is such a relaxing scent, helps me unwind :)

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    x

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  36. That is a very good description! Vanilla sounds yummy!
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  37. Sounds like it smells delicious, I'd love to try it!

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  38. I'm definitely going to try those! Love the post :) x

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  39. This all sounds so luxurious! Personally, i'd love to try out one of their lip butters as they appeal to more a little more than body care!

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  40. That looks gorgeous! I love Korres stuff xoxo

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  41. This sounds so good! I have to try it!

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  42. It sounds lovely! I really want to try Korres products! xx
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  43. Sounds really nice! Unfortunately Korres products aren't available in my country :(
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  44. Seems worth ordering, it seems!
    -Kati

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  46. definitely gonna look into Korres fragrances now! x

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  47. This sounds lovely x

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  48. This sounds amazing and something I would enjoy! <3 xo

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  49. Really want to try korres out! I'm holding a giveaway on my blog, I'd LOVE you to check it out!! :) xoxo

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  50. I have not heard of this brand Korres yet (perhaps I live under a rock?) but your (the commenters) description of the brand seems lovely. If I happen to come across this Eu de Toilette in stores, I might just have to check it out.

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  51. I love Korres esp the lemon and basil body lotion - it is amazing :)
    LaceyLoves x

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  52. hi! i love your blog, your posts are so easy to read. I know everyone hates these but i have just started my blog and it would mean the world to me! if somewone maybe gave me a few tips thank you so much!!!

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  53. I love Vanilla scents myself and anything sweet in fact haha
    I have never tried this brand and will be doing so after this review it sounds yummy
    I have tried the Vanilla perfume from Lush and this is very strong and sweet
    but great to hear of other brands and different scents that are also sweet.

    Thank You for the great post X


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  54. Sounds amazing! :) xxx

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