August 16, 2012

Armani Code Luna

It's bloody difficult to write well about perfume. I usually rely on pictures of whatever make-up or skincare to spur me on and help me write a descriptive review; however, when it comes to top and base notes of this and that with a heart of precious lotus flower or some other guff, I tend to get a bit lost. I don't want to act like I'm an expert here, so be warned! 

I was sent this a couple of months ago now and was immediately intrigued to try it, as I know that loads of people love the original Armani Code. It's not a fragrance I have myself, so I can't directly compare them in this post, but I do know that this is slightly sweeter, less heady scent.

To describe the scent as best I can: I would say it is sweet, soft, fresh and powdery. It's neither overwhelmingly fruity nor super-dark and musky. A nice, balanced scent: very vanilla-y and powdery. Yes, I've just said 'powdery' twice, but that's the strongest part of this perfume for me, and my mother also remarked that I smelled like baby powder when I was wearing it recently - not in a bad way, though, she loved it!

The bottle is simple, tasteful and pretty without being over-the-top, much like the fragrance itself. For an eau de toilette, this lasts very well on me. It's something that I would wear during the day or at night - quite a clean but sweet scent that is well worth checking out, especially if you're a fan of the original Armani Code.

Armani Code Luna is available now at the following RRPs:
30ml – €41
50ml – €57
75ml – €72.50


  1. It IS bloody hard to describe perfume! I never know what beans or flowers people are on about, so baby powder and sweet are a huge help to me! I've yet to find an Armani perfume I don't like, there are some lovely new scents coming out at the minute x

    1. It's a lovely scent, slight whiff of citrus off it which I forgot to mention. Must work on my perfume description skills!


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