Monday, May 9, 2011

Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Lavender and Green Tea Camellia

Elizabeth Arden has added two new scents to their longtime best selling Green Tea line .

Green Tea Lavender  is a  blend of the  name notes  but gets a little musky mid way. After the long drydown however, it becomes this soft, lovely, light scent. Less green tea and a hint of lavender with light florals and no powder. 

Arden says this fragrance uses the "  highest quality certified organic essential oils available, Givaudan’s Organic Lavender from Bulgaria" And that the "organic lavender used in this fragrance possesses a unique character with a very rich aromatic almost ambery note."  It is very different from many lavenders I've tried  and it's usually not my note . Green Tea Lavender on the other  I really liked.  Other notes are chamomile and Chinese Magnolia.

Green Tea Camellia, inspired byJapanese Ikebana  is mostly green tea  ,  like the  original ( if I recall correctly)  but with a touch of light florals( it has notes of rose and peony and mandarin tree blossom ) and then dries down to a very light , subtle  close to the skin scent.

 Each fragrance  comes in 1.7 fl. oz. , $29.00 and 3.3 fl. oz., $39.00  and The Camellia also comes in a 1 oz size  for $ 19.00.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the post! :) I was wondering about these new fragrances when I saw them the other day. Which one do you recommend?

Beauty Alchemist said...

Hi Alison,
I have to say I think the lavender is my fav . I don't often go for lavender scents but I really like this one. Maybe because it's not overly lavender. So if I was picking of the two, that's what I would pick.

Let me know if you do get one and how you like it.