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Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise review

Fragrance Review: Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise

While this light and sweet, floral scent from Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise has been around since 2003, I've just discovered it. What struck me was the gorgeous gradated rainbow-colored raindrop-shaped bottle. And after I smelled it, I knew it would make a beautiful addition to my vanity with its mirrored ring on top of the wide neck.

The fragrance itself is more potent than anything I am used to from this brand, and it has a mysterious lingering after-scent that I can't seem to put my finger on. I'm guessing this may have something to do with a few ingredients I've never heard of such as eden's mist, jabuticaba fruit, mahonia japonica and golden melaleuca bark.

However, the ones I do recognize are blue hyacinth, orange flower, pink honeysuckle, laelia orchid, jasmine, zebrano wood and plum blossom. It's definitely the orchid that draws me in and the combination of seductive jasmine and sweet orange leaves me feeling invigorated and comforted. So although this doesn't rank as my favorite Estee Lauder fragrance (that spot is reserved for Private Collection, I like it enough to keep in the mix for the summer or as a tropical holiday option.

Beyond Paradise is available in three eau de parfum sizes ($39.50 - $68) in a 6.7 oz body lotion ($39.50) and a 6.7oz body wash ($30). Are you interested in giving it a whirl?

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angiegoboom angiegoboom 7 years
My most favorite perfume!
BeautyChick101 BeautyChick101 9 years
This is one of my all-time favorite scents! I absolutely love the bottle, and the scent is like a tropical vacation in a bottle. Mmmm.
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 9 years
i had this one a long time ago...... but still love it
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 9 years
my mom bought it when it first came out years ago.....i just thought it smelled like air freshener :S
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 9 years
I really like the bottle - I like rainbow things :-D - but I recall smelling it once and not being terribly impressed. I like Pleasures Delight a lot more... but I might have to give this another chance?
Sugarblonde Sugarblonde 9 years
I've never heard of it... I do really think the bottle is cute though :) Obviously I'd have to smell it first.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
My mom's favorite perfume!!
emalove emalove 9 years
I've never worn it, but I know my mother has it. I'll have to smell it next time I'm over her house. The bottle is so pretty.
AshLeeTa AshLeeTa 9 years
I use this stuff all the time I got it back in my sophomore year of college it makes me feel sooo fresh and clean and girlie I always wear it on big dates
lbuechler lbuechler 9 years
I used to wear this all time...until my grandma loved it so much on me, she started wearing it too! Now I can't wear it because instead of making me feel sexy--I feel like I'm a grandma!
Cris1192 Cris1192 9 years
This my favourite Estee Lauder perfume, I use it all the time! The truth is I just bought it for the bottle and when I smelled the perfume at home I was hooked.
missgnav missgnav 9 years
I always thought this perfume was "too old" for me. I had a roommate who wore this every day and our place always smelled like it. After she moved away, I had to get a bottle to spray on myself and in my apartment at the time, lol.
kiteacakes kiteacakes 9 years
This is my "fancy perfume". I love it so much I don't want to use it every day because I want it to last, lol. The bottle is definately eye catching, and the scent is nose catching. My husband loves this fragarence on me.
hooligan hooligan 9 years
Private Collection is my holiday favorite! It reminds me of babysitting around Christmas time, and snooping around in the bathroom, trying on perfume!
pharm_chick pharm_chick 9 years
ive had this for a while.. and i loveee it!!! ranks with romance by RL and j'adore as my top 3
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I love the bottle.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
One of my FAV perfumes! I always have a bottle of this stuff around! It's amazing!
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