Bad Boy by Carolina Herrera
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Bad Boy is a new perfume by Carolina Herrera for men and was released in 2019. The scent is sweet-synthetic. It is being marketed by Puig.
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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBlack pepper, White pepper, Italian bergamot
Heart Notes Heart NotesCedarwood, Sage
Base Notes Base NotesTonka bean, Cocoa absolute

Ratings

Scent

5.3 (31 Ratings)

Longevity

6.6 (26 Ratings)

Sillage

6.2 (27 Ratings)

Bottle

5.6 (51 Ratings)
Submitted by Franfan20, last update on 24.09.2020.

Interesting Facts

The face of the advertising campaign is British actor Ed Skrein, under the artistic direction of Santiago & Mauricio.
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Reviews

3.5
Scent
5
Longevity
4
Sillage
2
Bottle
Gatsby

41 Reviews
Gatsby
Gatsby
   1  
Life in plastic, it s fantastic!
Up to 15 mins of boredom. Same old story existent in other 1.500 fragrances. Heavy, ugly, impossible and annoying bottle. I don t see any connection between a "bad" boy and this mess. Miss Herrera - please think twice when you launch products like this one and, please, make the luxury Confidential collection available worldwide. So, buh-bye Bad Boy.
7.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
CroDuft
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CroDuft
   3  
Not so negative
So I cannot understand the negative comments. The flacon is very high quality processed with metal and without plastic. The fragrance is not too intrusive and is certainly of interest to lovers of the slightly sweeter substance. Surely there are better scents but I can't evaluate it as negatively as most of them so far. You should test it yourself, because there are worse scents that have been rated significantly better here. I definitely like it for the cold days and a visit to the Christmas market. As I said, the sweet one is not so obtrusive and at work so far there has only been positive feedback from female colleagues (all age groups).
Even testing and making your own picture of
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4.5
Scent
7
Longevity
8
Sillage
5
Bottle
Leimbacher
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Leimbacher
Top Review    12  
Slutty Nutella
From the extroverted, rather cheap bottle to the very sweet-synthetic fragrance - here it was immediately clear to me, in fractions of a second, that this attempt by Carolina Herrera to get hold of the "One Million" clientele will almost exclusively encounter deaf noses and evil tears on Parfumo. But I think I've proved enough times that it doesn't always have to suit my taste. So what do I say about this conspicuous "Bad Boy", which I could test at the airport in Prague?

He seems like a mixture of one of the Paco Rabanes from the current decade and Givenchys (unfortunately) discontinued "Very Irresistable for Him". "Invictus Night" might not smell dissimilar in the future. "Eros" and "Y" aren't far either. Presentation, campaign and the comparisons I have just mentioned are therefore likely to make the direction of the march clear to everyone. "Bad Boy" is a cocoa or rather milk chocolate scent, slightly nutty even. That doesn't have to be anything bad at first, especially not with my taste, which still tends slightly in the gourmand direction. However, this nougat-like backbone of the very immature and club-suited fragrance is surrounded by "finest" power synthetics, aggressive and banal, so that sometimes it is difficult to catch one's breath. Especially if you get your nose too close to him. I have seldom experienced pepper so stinging and tingling and fake, and there is always a Fanta vibe vibrating. And by that I don't mean the classic yellow one, but any of the even more fierce special editions. Exoticism from the laboratory, multifruit from hell, forced cleanliness meets chocolate factory. Cocoa meets freshly showered is simply... needs getting used to. That's nice of you. To say it badly: baaah! For the disco or the Shishabar it's enough, for everything else unfortunately not more. I guess I'm too old for that. That's not mine (anymore?).

Flacon: Shazam! goes Player
Shelf life: you have to sweat well, dance, drink in the club until it is washed off. Eight hours, but just take it easy. More like more.
Sillage: quite loud and intrusive, as expected.

Conclusion: uh, will this be the new hate object of the perfume community?! It wouldn't be undeserved, from the crass bottle to the scratchy cocoa scent. But it makes sense for its target group. Or is he himself too... wanted to be cool and gangsta?!
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Statements

FqjciorFqjcior 2 months ago
Not a bad scent at all. Maybe not unique but very well made and long lasting. Smells sexy!
Shiron212Shiron212 4 months ago
9
Scent
8
Bottle
I simply don't get the hate :/
Yes, it smells familiar and it's really sweet, but still a good scent

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