Fragrance of The Month – Estée Lauder Pleasures
Estée Lauder Pleasures is immediately appealing. It opens with a clear, dewy top note brimming with pure White Lilies and fresh Violet Leaves uplifted by watery green accents. As the fragrance builds, it reveals an opulent yet airy flowering of Black Lilacs, White Peonies, Pink Roses, Jasmine and exotic Karo Karounde blossoms. The prevailing tingle of peppery Baie Rose, a singular note – never before captured – warms the entire composition. Indian Sandalwood and Patchouli impart a lingering, sensual signature. It is never sweet, ever fresh. A sheer floralcy to delight all the senses, all the time.
Unlike any other floral, Estée Lauder pleasures has the clarity of flowers just after the rain, a surprising peppery note and an undercurrent of sensuality as soft as petals against the skin. As it unfolds, this fragrance surrounds a woman with a very modern, romantic shimmer.
White Lily (Lilium Candidum)
The scent of the White Lily, an exquisitely fragrant, trumpet-shaped flower, is as fresh as a spring morning. It is in the top note of Estée Lauder pleasures.
Violet Leaves (Viola odorata)
This charming perennial has small purple, sweet-scented flowers in late spring and early summer. Its leaves, kidney-shaped and dark purple/green, are in the top note of Estée Lauder pleasures.
Baie Rose (pronounced Bay Rose, meaning Pink Berry)
With a sophisticated and delicate note that is both provocative and spicy, Baie Rose is found at the heart of Estée Lauder pleasures. A new ingredient, which cannot be extracted by conventional methods, it was captured for the very first time for Estée Lauder pleasures by a new technology called “soft extraction.”
White Peony (Paeonia Lactiflora)
This light, airy floral is in the middle notes of Estée Lauder pleasures.
Jasmine (Jaminum Officinale Grandiflorum)
The opulent essence of Jasmine is found in the middle note of the fragrance
Pink Rose (Rosa)
The lavish fragrance of this flower is in the middle note of Pleasures.
Black Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
This rich, sensuous floralcy is one of the middle notes of Pleasures.
Karo-Karounde (Leptactina Senegambica)
This exotic scent adds to the depth and opulence of the middle note of the perfume.
West Indian Patchouli
The scent of patchouli contributes to the drydown, or bottom note, of Estée Lauder Pleasures.