Skip Nav
Beauty News
The Kardashians' New Matte Lip Colors Give Kylie's Lip Kit Competition
Hair
Pastel Hair: 5 Ways to Choose a Soft Color For Summer
Celebrity Hair
When It Comes to Beauty Style, Normani Kordei Is Work, Work, Workin' It

Katy Perry Killer Queen Perfume

Katy Perry on Freddie Mercury and Her Latest Fragrance

Katy Perry is a seasoned pro when it comes to creating fragrances, which is part of the reason why her third foray into the perfume world wasn't too tricky. The other reason? "This is how I view my career: not as a ticking bomb," she told WWD. "A lot of people make choices [based on thinking] they won't have a career in five years . . . I'm not making choices — in any capacity of my life — out of fear."

It's with this no-holds-barred outlook that she will release Killer Queen into the world in August. The perfume, which was named after the song by Queen's Freddie Mercury, represents the kind of woman Katy strives to be in her personal life. "Freddie Mercury painted the lyrics of this woman who I wanted to be," she said. "She seemed very powerful, and she captivated a room when she walked in."

Notes of wild berry, red velvet flower, natural jasmine sambac, and liquid praline are encapsulated in a jewel-shaped bottle, which was inspired by a queen's scepter, and will be available in four sizes. The scent is the embodiment of where Katy feels she is in her life right now, and she hopes these feelings can inspire other women in the same way. "It's for someone sophisticated, who wants a little edge and can wear it all day, and still wants that sexiness." Which, at the end of the day, is what most women want to be, isn't it?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
15 Times Laverne Cox's Inner And Outer Beauty Blew Us Away
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom at amfAR Gala in Cannes 2016
Normani Kordei's Best Beauty Looks
Latina Celebrity Perfumes
Sephora's Curly Hair Campaign | Summer 2016
Hayley Williams Good Dye Young Beauty Interview
Fragrances For Dad

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
X