Celebrity Scents to Savor

Celebrity Scents for the Holiday Season
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 11, 2008

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This satiny sweet fragrance will have everyone wanting be your best friend. Beyoncé teamed up with Giorgio Armani to create the lines new fragrance, Diamonds. Touches of raspberry, vanilla, rose and freesia unleash charming sophistication, while cedar undertones add an equally androgynous aroma. Indulge your fragrance fancy for $47 at strawberrynet.com.

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Don’t overpower everyone in the boardroom; woo them with the sweet, savory scent of I Am King by Sean John, another installment from hip-hop mogul-turned-designer Sean “Diddy” Combs.”

With liner notes like tangerine, orange and cranberry, there’s nothing sour about this cologne. It’s yours for $100 at valentineperfume.com.

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Become the goddess you were meant to be. Baby Phat Golden Goddess by Kimora Lee Simmons gives you the perfect zing to help jump-start your ascendance into citrus heaven. Blissfully take your senses to paradise for $31.19 at frangrancenet.com.

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Tease those around you with the soft aroma of Mystery Perfume by Naomi Campbell, $37.99, at perfumeemporium.com. With sensuous blends of fruits, flowers and tonka bean, Mystery is perfect for the temptress in you.

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Mariah hits all the right notes with her Luscious Pink perfume. This is the second fragrance from the pop superstar; her first, M, debuted in late 2007.

Laced with floral accents like Pink Peony and Lily of the Valley, Luscious Pink provides all the comforts of femininity. Blends of creamy sandalwood and bright blond woods give this fragrance an A-plus in warm sensuality. Wrap yourself or someone you love in Luscious Pink this holiday season for $65 at beauty.com.

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Apricot! Jasmine! Red current! Oh my! Usher by Usher for Women is addictive. The lusciously sweet scent of apple blossom and the intensely sexy smell of cashmere wood are enough to make anyone beg for more. Floral femininity is what we seek, but the fruity sensuality is just what the doctor ordered. Buy it now for $52 at beauty.com.

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Pamper your senses with Essence of Iman Luxury Mist Spray, $14.99, at beautyboutique.com. This refreshing mist of exotic spices and fruit is a great casual blend that’s perfect for the everyday, frills-free woman.

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Score big points with your sweetheart this holiday season with 23 by Michael Jordan. The distinctively masculine fragrance of bergamont, grapefruit, black currant and honeyed herbs will have him thanking his lucky stars. Buy it for $23.49 at perfume.com.