Friday, October 28, 2011

Fragrance Friday: Pixi ‘Fig’

This week’s fragrance is a bit of a departure from my usual choices. I went for a peruse in Pixi’s Carnaby Street boutique this week and whilst I was there, their collection of three fragrances caught my eye. I never knew they sold scents before, and to be honest I’ve never been particularly taken with any beauty brand fragrances, but I instantly fell in love with Pixi’s ‘Fig’.

I’m not sure if it’s because I love eating figs themselves, but something about the fig scent smells so clean and fresh, and Pixi have managed to add a little extra something into the mix. It still manages to smell like a ‘real’ perfume, but retains that fresh fruit smell. It’s not sweet, but it’s simply delicious. On first spray it almost smells a little like cut  grass… so fresh and unusal. It’s also most definitely a summer scent, but I love it so much I really don’t care! I’m going to be wearing this all winter I think! The bottle is so plain and simple, I think it's quite chic.

The staying power isn’t the best (considering it’s an Eau de Parfum) but it will give you a good few hours of wear.

Pixi also have two other fragrances in the collection, each created for the founder Petra’s sisters. I’m not a huge fan of the other two (Rose and Mimosa) but I love the thought that has obviously gone into creating the collection for her family…so sweet!

Pixi Fig is only available in 30ml Eau de Parfum, £24 in store and online. (It’s also available in an oil roll on for some reason it doesn’t smell as good to me!)

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