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Friday, August 15, 2014

Clinique Happy

Clinique Happy Eau de Parfum

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.
Clinique Happy Eau de Parfum launched way back in 1997, I was far too young to be wearing perfume and don't have any memories of the scent until I hit about 16. It was around then it was in every magazine that myself and friends would gather around in our lunch break. I decided I simply had to have it, saved up my wages and went to the House of Fraser ready to become a sophisticated lady just like the glossy's portrayed. Only one problem I hated it.

Until a few nights ago I can hand on heart say that other than Clinique Happy in Bloom (which I utterly adore), I had not been near Clinique Happy since that fateful day. Dramatic huh! On Wednesday night at an event I re-discovered the fragrance and now totally understand the hype and why it has been around for nearly twenty years and continues to be a best seller.

Clinique Happy is a little citrus, a little floral (a little country, a little rock n roll? No?). It has been created to uplift and bring joy and has been based on the vibrancy of a fresh, sunny morning. Essentially wear Clinique Happy and you too shall be happy. It sounds crazy but it is pretty true, you can't help but feel a little more upbeat after a spritz of this light, sun soaked fragrance. Notes include apple, plum and bergamot combined with freesia, lily, rose and orchid. I urge you to revisit this fragrance if like myself you weren't initially a fan. It is really easy to wear and reminds me a little of freshly washed linen on a sunny day.

I guess with age your scent choices change?

Clinique Happy Eau de Parfum £39/50ml via Debenhmas - link

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9 comments:

  1. I used this years ago and loved it! Maybe it's time for me to revisit this again. xx

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  2. I first used this when i was around 15 and loved it! Many years have gone by since then, but i would spray it when i found it on counters or just sniff it and go "gawwwd still good" finally i decided to repurchased last week! couldn't be happier :)

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  3. I have not purchased any products from Clinique yet but I hope to someday. Thanks :)

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  4. I'm very picky with perfumes so it's likely I won't like this one.

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  5. Ooooo it sounds nice and fresh! Perfect for day-to-day wear xxx

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  6. I use this on special occasions, I'm only 16 and I feel like this scent is a little mature for day to day use. I wear it for meals out, job interviews, etc x

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  7. This sounds beautiful!

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  8. This sounds lovely!

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