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The Secret (2010)
by Antonio Banderas


The Secret information

Year of Launch2010
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 15 votes)

People and companies

HouseAntonio Banderas
PerfumerChristophe Raynaud
Parent CompanyPuig Beauty & Fashion Group > Puig Fragrance & Personal Care

About The Secret

The Secret is a masculine fragrance by Antonio Banderas. The scent was launched in 2010 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Christophe Raynaud

The Secret fragrance notes

Reviews of The Secret

yes, there is a resemblance to 1 Million, but to my nose no 2 fragrances are exactly alike...the bottom line is that I get a sweet/bubblegummy spicy leather with a hint of mint/grapefruit freshness and a whole lot of thick syrupy cinnamon with just a touch of apple liquor...not a bad smell...I really do get a pretty strong presence of leather...just a little too sweet for me to put this in rotation, but for the price you can't go wrong with this if it works for you...
for me, decant/sample worthy
Sweet Spicy Leather
23rd November, 2015
For me this is much like 1 Million waterd down. Also with a lower price. If you like 1 Million, this one is a great alternative: cheaper and good smelling.
15th November, 2012 (last edited: 04th January, 2013)
Yes, it is very similar to 1 million, and it reminds me a little bit of Original Santal too, but The Secret is crude and unbalanced by comparison, but costing 1/3rd of 1 million and 1/10th of Original Santal I can forgive its crudeness.
Between thumbs up and neutral, but honestly I can't give it a thumbs up because honestly it does not belong there.
25th September, 2012
Very similar to 1 Million, but not nearly as good. You can tell they ran out of money after the top notes. A horrible bitter leather note comes in and dominates the majority of the fragrance. Overall, it seems unbalanced and childish. Props to the top notes though, very much like 1 Million, which is a 5 star fragrance imo.
20th August, 2012

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