Eau de ProtectionRossy de Palma (2007)

Eau de Protection / Rossy de Palma by Etat Libre d'Orange
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Eau de Protection / Rossy de Palma (Etat Libre d'Orange)
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Eau de Protection is a perfume by Etat Libre d'Orange for women and was released in 2007. The scent is flowery-spicy. It is still in production.

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Fragrance Notes

Ginger, Madagascan black pepper, Bergamot, Bulgarian rose, Blood accord, Jasmine, Benzoin, Patchouli, Frankincense, Cocoa

Ratings

Scent

7.1 (80 Ratings)

Longevity

7.3 (58 Ratings)

Sillage

6.8 (51 Ratings)

Bottle

7.1 (56 Ratings)
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Bottle 2.5/10 Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 5.0/10 Scent 1.0/10
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Metallic Pineapple Chunks
The opening of Rossy de Palma smells to me strongly metallic and primarily of some very fruity, unsweetened, tinned pineapple chunks. As the fruity pineapple dies down I get a green, slightly floral, stale vase water that smells similar to raw indole (although raw indole has more a moth ball... Read more
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Bottle 7.5/10 Longevity 5.0/10 Scent 10.0/10
Helpful Review    3
Dreams Delayed
Years ago on a extremely freezing night, in a smoke-filled room by the fire, I inhaled this scent from my arm and swooned. You know what they mean when they say "swooned"? It is when you sigh with extreme pleasure and close your eyes, imagining there is nothing more worthy of your love... Read more
4
Old Enough to Know Better, but still Too Young to Care...
Rossy de Palma? After Secretions Magnifiques, you KNOW where my mind went...Rosy Palm! :) I had no idea that Rossy was even a real person. Now, after smelling this scent, I feel quite compelled to look her up... This begins so very smoothly, enchanting with the brightness of citrus braided with... Read more
Bottle 10.0/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10
6
A Gothic, sultry, spicy Spanish Rose!
Etat Libre d'Orange are usually known for making "shocking" or "unconventional" fragrances, they have also made fragrances inspired by "unconventional" celebrities (like British actress Tilda Swinton). Eau de Protection was their first celebrity inspired fragrance.... Read more
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Sillage 10.0/10 Longevity 10.0/10 Scent 8.0/10
Greatly helpful Review    16
Warning: Patchouli
Not being familiar with Rossy de Palma, the woman who inspired this fragrance, I went Googling to ascertain the nature of her celebrity. It turns out that she is a Spanish actress known for her work in the films of Pedro Almodóvar and (please forgive me, Gentle Reader) not exactly an oil... Read more
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Bottle 10.0/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Very helpful Review    7
Bright Rose diminuendos as pepper crescendos...
Etat Libre d'Orange ROSSY DE PALMA opens bright red with a huge, beautiful blast of rose, making this a buy-at-the-counter hit for sure. I imagine that the effect is even more spectacular when this perfume is sprayed rather than dabbed on to the skin. Nearly immediately the rose begins to fade... Read more
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Scent 8.0/10
Greatly helpful Review    10
You look so beautiful when you are angry...
A rose is a rose is a rose, as Gertrude Stein said. But not all roses are the same. Formerly called Rossy de Palma- Eau de Protection (now just Eau de Protection) is a rose in a temper, a rose with a warning beauty- clothed on a magnificent armour of thorns, that will defend itself with iron at any... Read more
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Scent 9.0/10
Very helpful Review    9
A rose by any other name ...
Mindblowing Rose!!! I have tried more than a few of the Etat Libre d'Orange range of frags and take a filial sort of pride in the fact that the house was started by a fellow South African. I noticed that in a lot of the fragrances, the drydown seemed to be very similar (at least to my nose) and... Read more
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