Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy: Review of a Classic Fragrance
Hello, Prismpoppers! 💖
Today I want to share with you one of my favorite classic fragrances! Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy Eau De Parfum!
This perfume made its debut in 2008! I remember when it used to be so popular, everyone had this perfume! Even today I still think this perfume smells absolutely amazing and I still keep a bottle on hand!✨
The perfume industry in 2021 was estimated at more than 30 million USD, and it is only expected to keep growing from there. Needless to say, perfume is a very popular product that many people love to use on a regular basis. Viva La Juicy by Juicy Couture is perhaps one of the next best perfume options out there. ✨
This eau de parfum is certainly something special, but what exactly makes Viva La Juicy perfume any different than any other perfume? Keep reading to learn more and find out.
Viva La Juicy Fast Facts 🔍
Before I dive into too many of the details of Viva La Juicy perfume, let's first explore some of the basic information concerning this eau de parfum. Viva La Juicy is an eau de parfum from the brand Juicy Couture. Juicy Couture only came to light as a brand relatively recently in 1997 in California. ❤️
The brand originally started out selling casual clothing, but it soon started to sell its own Viva La Juicy perfume as well. Juicy Couture is considered a luxury brand, although it isn't quite on par with the luxury giants such as Dior or Gucci. Whatever the case, you can tell that the Viva La Juicy perfume is a luxury product just by the price. ❤️
It ranges from $58 to $140💸 (although you might be able to find small samples for much cheaper). The ingredients are more or less the same as you would find in any perfume and consist of water, alcohol, dyes, and fragrance. ❤️
Key Notes 🔑
🎀 Creamy Vanilla
🎀 Sensual Amber
🎀 Wild Berries
🎀 Sweet Honeysuckle
Key Decision Factors for Viva la Juicy Perfume 📝
If you don't know much about Viva La Juicy from Juicy Couture, you might be wondering if it is worth spending your money on this eau de parfum. Let's first explore some of the key decision factors. The first key decision factor has to do with the packaging of this Juicy Couture Viva La perfume.
The eau de parfum (which is also available as an eau de toilette) comes in a lovely pink box with the brand name Juicy Couture on the front. The design on the boxy is quite stylish and goes well with the design on the bottle itself. The bottle of this Juicy Couture Viva La perfume has a very nice top that looks like a crystal, and the rest of the bottle is nice to look at.
The second key decision factor is the smell💖 of this Juicy Couture Viva La perfume. A lot of people think that this eau de parfum is nothing but a fruity, sweet bomb, but I don't find this to be the case. While this perfume certainly is sweet and fruity, I wouldn't say that it's too fruity or unpleasant.
Instead, it has a very nice balance. The third decision factor is the price of this eau de parfum spray. The eau de parfum spray, as mentioned before, is usually between $58 and $140💸. This can be quite expensive for some people, especially if you want to get a larger bottle.
However, this is a very high-quality and luxurious perfume, so I would say that the price is fitting for what it is. After all, you get what you pay for.
The fourth key decision factor is longevity. I was surprised to find that this perfume easily lasts all day. At the same time, this eau de parfum spray isn't overpowering at all.
You first get the top notes of orange and wild berries followed by the middle notes of honeysuckle and gardenia. Finally, there are the base notes of sandalwood, amber, vanilla, and caramel which last a long time.
The fifth and last key decision factor is the versatility of this eau de parfum spray. Some perfumes are only good during the day or evening, but I would say that this eau de parfum spray is good for any occasion, no matter the time.
Pros and Cons of the Viva La Juicy🌟
Every perfume has some pros and cons and Viva La Juicy by Juicy Couture is one of them. Fortunately, I have far more pros than cons.
✅The perfume lasts a long time
✅The perfume isn't overpowering
✅The perfume has a fantastic wild berries smell
✅The bottle is quite nice and good for collecting
✅The perfume is very versatile
✅The scent is obviously very luxurious and high-quality
✅The scent comes in both eau de parfum and eau de toilette
❌Vanilla notes tend to become very dominant after a few hours
The Competition 🏆
1. Rihanna Rogue Love Eau de Parfums 💐
The first competitor is the Rihanna Rogue Love Eau de Parfums. This perfume has similar notes of berries, orange, and caramel, but I would argue that this perfume is a bit too sweet and not very versatile.
For that reason, I think that the Viva La Juicy perfume is the better choice because it is more balanced. More than that, I think that the Viva La Juicy perfume lasts longer.
2. Victoria’s Secret Noir Tease for Women Eau de Parfum💐
The second competitor is the Victoria’s Secret Noir Tease for Women Eau de Parfum. This perfume comes in a very elegant bottle, arguably just as elegant as the Viva La Juicy bottle.
More than that, the Victoria's Secret perfume is more affordable at only $64. However, the scent profile is somewhat different. While it is fruity, it has crisp rather than juicy notes of pear and red apples, and it does not have the same warm sweetness that Viva La Juicy has. For that reason, I think Viva La Juicy is the better choice, even though it is a bit more expensive.
3. Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Eau de Parfum💐
The third and final competitor is the Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Eau de Parfum. This perfume is quite affordable at only $31 and has a few similar notes, such as caramel, berries, and vanilla. However, I would say that this perfume is far too sweet, almost obnoxiously sweet.
For that reason, even though the price is great, I would say that the Viva La Juicy perfume is a much better choice. It is far more balanced and not so cloying even though it can be quite expensive. Plus, the Viva La Juicy scent, in general, is more elegant and womanly rather than cheap and girlish.