Perfume Reviews

Neutral Reviews of Acqua Essenziale by Salvatore Ferragamo

Total Reviews: 6
Initially, It was fresh and clean - like soap. So, it didn't suck, but smells like nice soap.

I do like it and found a deal where it wasn't too expensive so I bought a bottle. After wearing for a few days though I am sad to say that it does not have lasting power and quickly fades requiring frequent reapplication. I think when the bottle is done, I am also.
26th December, 2017
More fresh and less rich than Bleu de Chanel. Another one to skip and save your money for Bleu de Chanel EDP.

Whatever you decide to do, don't buy this at a department store for $80! I've seen it for under $20.
31st May, 2016
Lots of alcohol and synthetic at the beginning, then fades away quickly into a Nautica Voyage drydown, but weaker. I don't feel like this resembles Bleu de Chanel at all except that they are both "blue" and fresh.

Update: Just tried this one again and I do get the Bleu de Chanel comparison now. Not as good as BdC but but still decent enough to be above average.
26th December, 2015 (last edited: 06th March, 2016)
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Acqua Essenziale is, as others have noted, a typical acquatic. The opening notes are lemon and basil and smell virtually indistinguishable from Ermenegildo Zegna's Acqua d'Estate Essenza 2007 version, with perhaps a bit more lavendar.

The heart of the fragrance is basically lavendar and acquatic notes and it just slowly disappears from here. Sillage and longevity are what you would expect.

I do agree with those who have said this is a bit of white noise, but it's still nice nonetheless. I wouldn't purchase this myself, but it's a nice acquatic if that's something you'd like to have.
16th February, 2014
WOW! Citrus, Geranium, and original... NOT.
It is a generic inoffensive aquatic/citrus fragrance that blends in with the millions of others. Kind of like Versace Pour Homme, or any number of others.
09th May, 2013
Cool citrus, slightly green. Mild, fresh, hint of ozone.
SV's version of Chanel Bleu.
An inoffensive white-shirt scent.
Light musk dry-down.
15th April, 2013