I’m Holding on to Calvin Klein Beauty Eau de Parfum

Published in: Fragrance

This is probably gonna sound strange (what else is new?), but I like to just hold this bottle of Calvin Klein’s new Beauty ($65 for a 1.7-oz. spray) in my hands while I go about my day. It’s oddly comforting, in a gigantic glass talisman or Magic 8 Ball sort of way.


Beauty’s a warm, spicy floral with notes of lily, jasmine, ambrette (a musky plant from India) and cedar. I think the lily gives it a crisp, invigorating edge that keeps the spicier cedar and musk from taking the scent straight to the boudoir.

It’s a scent I’d wear to work in an office — girly yet professional — and because it’s a full-fledged eau de parfum, it also lingers like a good fragrance should. Available now at Sephora stores and online.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. Radhika says:

    No it doesn’t sound strange at all πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€
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  2. gio says:

    That sounds just like the kind of scent I love. And the bottle is pretty too.
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  3. mint says:

    I like the sound of all the scents besides ambrette. πŸ˜› that’s a very cute bottle though.

  4. It is a bit odd…but us makeup addicts are all a little strange…hehe
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  5. DiBonD says:

    Sounds like something I’ll wear to college. Something that gives me ‘professional’ impression. Thanks, Karen!

  6. Nina says:

    the bottle is so pretty! πŸ™‚

  7. Amee says:

    ohhhh…. pretty…. i want… i want…. drool… hypnotized
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  8. Tiffany H says:

    I’m obssessed with perfume, so I’m going to have to check this out.
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  9. Kim says:

    Goodness, you make me laugh. Straight to the boudoir? No, I guess not…. darn hint of lily. πŸ™‚

    Calvin Klein always reminds me of a friend of mine who wore Escape. He was walking down the stairs and passed another guy friend who stopped in his tracks, whipped around and said “Man, what are you wearing? You smell like a little slice of heaven! Can I borrow some?”. Boys. πŸ™‚

  10. Jen says:

    Please I need more info..what would you say this fragrance compares to? I have mostly stayed away from CK frags because of something in the “brew” thats a little sharp on me..what popular frag does this remind you of..thanks! I love reading your blog!

  11. Jess says:

    “girly yet professional”? Sounds like something I’d love! The bottle is pretty cute too πŸ™‚
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