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View Poll Results: Which is the Best Bulgari Aqua?

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  • Aqua

    26 72.22%
  • Aqua Marine

    9 25.00%
  • Aqua Toniq

    1 2.78%
  • Aqua Marine Toniq

    0 0%
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    Smile Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    Okay, I know there are threads comparing Aqua to Marine and Marine to Marine Toniq. But can you please weigh in on which is the best of the four?

    I am looking for a half decent, designer aquatic - and have narrowed it down to the Bulgari Aquas. Maybe it's the cool bottle, I don't know. But I know I don't want more than one of these. So which is the best? And share your thoughts on why, if you can. Thanks.

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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    I owned 2 bottles of Aqva and sold second one because it became rather annoying to my nose.

    Aqva Marine had great top notes but turned into salty close to skin scent on my skin rather quick.

    I've tried both Toniq versions just on test strip and while Aqva Toniq smelled just like weaker version of Aqva, Aqva Marine Toniq was good and definitely one of best modern fresh scents I sampled (but still just on test strip). It may turn bad like original Aqva Marine on skin, but if it doesn't it would be best of the bunch for me.
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    Marine it has that ocean air salty feeling to it and I get better sillage and longevity then the original

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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    Bulgari Aqua is the "best" (and I use that term very loosely).
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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    Don't really care for any of them, but if I had to pick, I'd pick the original.

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    Resurrecting this old thread, asking for some comments on your experiences.

    I was deciding between aqua vs marine, while I read and heard that aqua has better sillage and longevity, I kept getting more projection and stamina from the marine version. Also I read advice about aqua being too fishy for some people and marine is a fresher version in that case, but marine smell too salty and dirty to me, reminding me of sweaty jerseys.

    Why am I getting opposite of what people experienced? Hmmm

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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    I totally prefer the regular Aqua over the Aqua Marine - OR either of the Toniq flankers. And I agree why - the Marine just doesn't smell as good to me. Smells a bit "off". The original has a perfect balance of aquatic, spicy, and classic perfume notes. I think it's possibly the best designer aquatic out there.
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    Aqua hands down. It almost a "spicy", peppery and salty version of anything aquatic out there. Great stuff.
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    I'm in the minority, but I prefer Marine.

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    I prefer marine also. Love the grapefruit blast in the opening and it doesn't have the seaweed fishy smell that the original has.

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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    The original, and I don't say that with enthusiasm. I love the house, I love the history, I love the design side, I love everyone who works there but the Aqvas and I really don't get along. You know how, even at the coolest party, there's going to be someone you don't really want to talk to? Well, for me, it's the Aqvas. Anyway, the original is the nicest one, in my opinion.

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    The original Bvlgari Aqua.

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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    Aqua is the best of an overall weak group.
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    Aqva by a longshot. It's superb.
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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    I used to not like Aqva Marine, but it's actually really good, and quite unique too. I don't feel the original Aqva is as unique, but it definitley succeeds in the longevity and sillage departments. I do own Aqva, and would trade it for Aqva Marine any day, in a heart beat. I have not tried the other 2, they seem to have floated off the radar, they're probably just boring flankers.. but who knows..
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    Default Re: Bvlgari Aqua (s) - Which is best?

    To me Marine smells too fishy/seaweedy. I prefer Acqua, but having worked my way through a mini, I don't feel the need to go there again.

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