Thread: Guerlain's Nahéma
Any of you guys wear Nahéma (rose, peach, tonka, vanilla)? I'd like to have a real Guerlain rose in my collection, and in the beginning I dismissed Nahéma as being too fruity-floral à la Trésor, but - typically - the more I wear it, the more it intrigues me. Any feedback would be appreciated.
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You guys have me curious about Nahema now. I've actually never really considered trying it out, even though I love to use a whole range of Guerlain fragrances. I suppose it's because I never really hear much talk about it.
I think I'll have to keep Nahema in mind to test in the near future
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I remember it being wildly 'feminine' on my skin, but it's been a while since I tested it - maybe my threshold for florals has increased and I could wear it comfortably now.
What about Rose Barbare, Ulrik? Or the discontinued Rose Magnifica (Aqua Allegoria)?
Last edited by mikeperez23; 21st September 2008 at 04:43 PM.
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Mike, I also considered those two, though I haven't tried them. Problem is: Nahéma is THE rose of Guerlain. I have a vial that I've used four days now. It's strange: First day was very Trésor-feminine, next day it was tonka and vanilla (à la Jicky) I noticed, third day more the bergamot and hyacinth (à la Chamade), and today the whole blend. Problem is: I get used to the feminine Guerlains really quickly, and I'm afraid my surroundings will hate me smelling like Catherine Deneuve...
Last edited by Mr. G; 21st September 2008 at 05:18 PM.
Nahema is very feminine IMO, reminding me of dried apricot or peach, but then I can't know how it goes with male skin.