Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Mary Kay Journey of Dreams EDT

I always love to try out new fragrances, there's just something so fun about discovering a new scent! I've been trying out Mary Kay's new Journey of Dreams EDT* ($35/29 mL), which is a scent that was made for Spring and Summer.

Mary Kay Journey of Dreams EDT Packaging

Mary Kay's Journey of Dreams comes packaged in a beautiful watercolour box decorated with little butterflies. The bottle itself is a fairly simple design - a clear glass bottle with a green and frosted plastic lid. I do wish that the beautiful design from the box was also included on the bottle. I do find the bottle a bit boring, especially when there are so many gorgeous perfume bottles on the market.

Mary Kay Journey of Dreams EDT

This new fragrance from Mary Kay is quite strong upon initial application, but after a few moments it really settles down. Plush Peony and Blooming Turkish Rose create a floral base, while Rose Lychee Water adds a softer, crisp element, and Sparkling Clementine rounds out the fragrance. I would say that this is primarily a floral scent. Since this is an EDT (and not an EDP), the lasting power isn't great - I feel like I need to reapply after only 2-3 hours. This bottle is quite small, and would fit into a medium sized purse for easy application throughout the day. However, I would prefer my perfume to last a bit longer. 

Mary Kay Journey of Dreams EDT

I do quite like this scent, but the bottle design and lasting power didn't wow me. I do appreciate the charitable side of this fragrance (more info below!), and this scent is very reasonably price, so you can afford to reapply throughout the day! Do you care about a perfumes' packaging, or just about the scent alone?

"From May 16th - August 15th, 2014, $2.50 from each Journey of Dreams™ purchase will be donated to The Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation to support women living with cancer through the Look Good Feel Better® program and to help end violence against women by providing grants to women’s shelters and community outreach programs."

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  1. The pqckaging of the box is so pretty!! I also wish they carried that over to the bottle.


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