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      07.10.2011 08:54
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      A disappointing fragrance from Avon

      My sister in law is an Avon rep and because of this I find myself with a wealth of Avon products. Either as gifts or just because she has ordered too many samples. I'm obviously very grateful as a beauty addict but over the last few years I have had some brilliant Avon products and some poor Avon products. My sister in law came to visit and I noticed she was wearing (another) fragrance that I did not really like. I decided to be subtle and ask what it was (so that I could avoid it). My careful response of "oh right" was neither positive nor negative but imagine my surprise when as a birthday gift I was given my own bottle of the Avon Bond 007 fragrance!


      ***Avon Bond Girl 007***
      The fragrance is described as "A sexy cocktail of velvety florals, cool freshness and warm woods".

      The Bond Girl fragrance consists of the following fragrance notes:
      Top notes- Peach and orange blossom.
      Middle notes- jasmine, calypso orchid and freesia
      Base notes- Amber and cashmere

      Obviously I had smelt the perfume on my sister in law and disliked it but I dislike a lot of perfumes she wears and from experience I know how different fragrances can smell on people so I didn't discount the perfume entirely. I tend to choose fresh fruity and sweet fragrances like Gucci II, Armarni Night, Armarni Code and Vera Wang Princess but I do have other perfumes in my collection which have a sweeter spicier aroma to them such as Jean Paul Gautier Le Femme so I was hopeful that the Bond Girl scent would grow on me.

      The fragrance is available in a 50ml sized bottle from Avon and you can purchase direct from an Avon representative The Bond Girl fragrance is £16.00 however was recently discounted in a promotion and available for £12.00 for 50ml. As with most Avon fragrances this is cheaper than fragrances from designer brands but if you compare to fragrances from brands such as Next (who I consider to be a similar level as Avon perfumes) they are slightly more expensive. You can also purchase this fragrance on eBay and "unused" bottles of this fragrance are selling for £5.00 without postage.


      ***Avon Bond Girl 007 Bottle***
      The bottle is without doubt my favourite thing about this fragrance and I think it looks great displayed on a dressing table.

      The outer box is a shiny light silver colour with Bond Girl 007 written on the front of the box. This box is very simple but the colours and design actually give this fragrance quite an expensive look about it.

      The 50ml bottle as you would expect from a fragrance that markets itself on being feminine and sexy has a very feminine feel to it. This is a curvy hourglass shaped bottle, maybe not as explicit as being a female shaped bottle in the same way the Jean Paul Gautier bottles are but even so you can see the shape on the bottle of curvy hips and a narrow waist. The bottle is clear glass and you can see the amber coloured liquid inside so you can judge how much of this fragrance you have left.

      The top of the bottle has a silver lid which has detailing that resembles a grenade clip giving the element of danger to fit with the Bond theme. The bottle has a spray top but has not lid to cover the spray which is why feel this is more of a fragrance to sit on your dressing table rather than carry around with you in your handbag.


      ***Wearing It***
      As I have mentioned I had smelt this fragrance before as my sister in law had been wearing it and from 10 minutes of her being in the room I had decided I really did not like it. When she was wearing it I felt the overall scent was far too sweet and sickly with too much of a musky spicy scent. However most perfumes and fragrances my sister in law wears I dislike which is partially due to the amount she sprays on herself and even with quite pleasant fragrances she over sprays so you smell the perfume before she enters the room.

      So the morning after I was given this as a gift I decided to try it out. Obviously because I was apprehensive about the scent (because I knew what it smelt like) I only gave myself two short sprays of the fragrance. I was almost astounded when I first sprayed this fragrance and smelt it on my skin. It was very fresh and fruity! I could clearly smell a soft fresh peachy type scent which I loved with a very subtle orange scent which added to the freshness. I liked the initial scent as it was very light and a very clean fragrance.

      Once I had been wearing the fragrance on my skin for 10 minutes though the initial fresh fruity scent had disappeared and I found the scent on my skin was becoming a lot sweeter and quite sickly. As I sniffed my skin closely the fresh fruity scent had almost disappeared and I could make out quite musky yet floral hints.

      This was really disappointing as I really dislike floral scents. The fragrance had died down on my skin quite considerably after 30 minutes of wear (but I had only given myself two light sprays) but the overwhelming scents were of a dry musky scent mixed with a sweet floral scent. The Bond Girl does fade and is barely noticeable on your skin after three hours but as the overall scent dies down it becomes woodier and you can definitely make out the amber notes. If this was a fragrance I did like I would say that you probably need to spray around 3 sprays of this perfume on yourself initially and after 3 hours would need to re-spray as the fragrance does fade very quickly. I find with cheaper fragrances which are not from designer brands this is a common issue and although cheaper they are not as economical as they need re-spraying so regularly.

      Although I knew I disliked the scent of the Bond Girl fragrance I have found myself wearing it 4 times now just to definitely make a decision that it is not for me (and I felt a slight guilt that this was bought as a gift). On each wear I have found myself disliking the scent more and more and actually with prolonged wear I have found myself actually getting headaches at the dry musky yet woody fragrance. I was also put off the fragrance after my (70 year old) Nana actually complimented me whilst wearing this perfume and declared how she loved it and asked was it CK Obsession. Therefore I would probably recommend Bond Girl as a cheaper alternative to perfumes like CK Obsession.


      ***Overall***
      My first lesson was NEVER subtly try and find out what perfume someone is wearing so you can avoid it as it may translate as "I like that scent" when it's not actually the case.

      The second learning point is that after sampling a number of Avon fragrances I can generalise and come to the conclusion that most of them are not to my taste. With the Bond 007 fragrance being at the top of my dislike list.

      The initial scents of fresh and fruity peach are encouraging but any hopes of a fresh and fruity fragrance vanish as the overly sweet, floral then musky notes come through. Even for those that like this fragrance on their skin they may be disappointed because of the lack of staying power of the Bond Girl scent and it does need regularly re-sprayed.

      A lovely bottle that will be displayed on my dressing table (or given to my Nana) but sadly not sprayed on my skin!

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        29.06.2011 10:44
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        see review x

        The perfume comes in a plain silver box with just bondgirl 007 wrote on the from, on the back of the box, it says a little about the perfume plus all the ingredients on it.

        On opening the box you have a clear glass bottle with a peachy coloured perfume showing, then you have a silver lid with a loop as a handle to pull the lid off. Along the rim of the lid, it is engraved with the words bond girl. The packaging and the bottle are quite simple but yet also look fancy at the same time.

        The price of the perfume I am not sure about as I got this bought for me for christmas, but you will be able to find it in an avon catalogue.

        To be honest this is not the normal perfume I would go for as I never shop at Avon, but I did not want to appear ungrateful so I have tried the perfume and I am glad I did. The perfume has a sweet floral smell to it, but yet also a woody smell. The smell is a nice smell and it does seem to last quite a while, as to whether I would buy it again I am not too sure, as I said I never shop at Avon and I have had better perfumes than this one, although it is nice smelling and does last a good few hours I do find it can be a little overpowering and also maybe a little too sweet smelling for me.

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          08.03.2011 11:15
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          An affordable fragrance that can be used on a daily basis

          I love receiving perfume as a gift and I received this for Christmas 2009, since this date this perfume has been a regular, and now I have to say I use it probably 4 days out of 7. At first I was a bit sceptical of the fragrance, as I have never used, brought or received an Avon fragrance before, so, I was a bit unsure as to what type of scent it would have and if I would even like the scent.

          I was, however, very pleased and surprised that the scent of the perfume is quite strong, yet not too overpowering. The scent is not really floral based but it is enticing and sultry and I think this is what I like. You don't have to use a lot of this Bond Girl perfume to get results. As you don't need to use a lot I have noticed how long the fragrance lasts. I am on my second bottle now, but my first bottle lasted me nearly a year, and that was with using it very frequent.

          The bottle and packaging for Bond Girl is nothing too exciting, in fact it is quite boring, but the scent that comes out of that plain somewhat hour shaped bottle is what you are paying for.

          The outer packaging the perfume came in was silver and had Bond girl written on the front in a very James Bond manner (By this I mean to me it looked like the type of font and style used within the James Bond films)
          Ideal for everyday use, and for even those times when you want to glam it up. Realistically priced under £20 this fragrance would make an ideal present, or even an ideal addition to your perfume collection.

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            21.02.2011 09:30
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            fresh woody and delightful

            When I was an Avon rep we would get a catalogue telling us what was coming up and allowing us to buy the products more cheaply - for demonstration purposes of course!! When this perfume was coming in I needed a new one and trying the fragranced page decided I would give it a go.

            I have just looked up the price for this for the purposes of this review and it just shows how much things have gone up, this was £16 a bottle before christmas and now it is £17.50, for this you get 50ml. There is also a shower gel and a moisturising cream in the range. If you are willing to wait for an offer you often find that you will get either the shower gel or the mosturising cream or occassionally both for free when buying the perfume.

            The perfume comes in a silv er box with a twirling design surrounding the bind girl name, the box is nice and secure with an extra flip inside to hold onto the top of the bottle. The bottle itself is designed on the hourglass figure in clear glass with a silver top which has bond girl 007 engraved into it and like a ring pull lid which you actually don't need to remove to use the pefume although when my 3 year old is pinching it she always tells me off for not taking the lid off!!

            The perfume is a rich peachy colour and smells divine, the scent is woody yet floral and the same time and although it is quite a strong smell I wear it day or night and have had many people comment on the smell (in a nice way) This is by far my favourite Avon perfume and although I have been wearing this for well over a yhear I am not even half way down my wsecond bottle as it really does last well. The frangrance itself doesn't wear off quickly like a lot do but it also doesn't last all day so you do have to reapply it although when layered with the shower gel and moisturiser it does last longer.

            I really love this fragrance and would happily recommend it to my friends.

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            14.11.2010 03:12
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            A very nice smelling perfume, doesn't last long but cheap enough to splash lots on! 3.5 stars.

            As my friend is an Avon rep, I am lucky enough to be able to trial run a whole range of Avon perfumes before having to decide whether to buy them or not, and one of the scents I tested for a few days was the Bond Girl eau de parfum.

            A 50ml bottle of the Bond Girl perfume costs £12, but when I tested the perfume, it was in a gift set along with a 150ml body lotion and 150ml shower gel, so I think this is very good value, particularly when most Avon perfumes are that price for the fragrance alone.

            The perfume comes in a curvy clear glass bottle that I think is designed to look like a sensual hourglass figure, much like a Bond Girl in the films would. The peachy pink perfume inside the bottle is visible and adds a very attractive feminine look to the bottle that I really like. I think this is one of the better looking Avon perfumes, as they have some horrible bottles at times! The silver pump action spray is a nice touch, and I though in general the appearance of the perfume was good.

            When I first sprayed this daytime scent on I was met with a very nice fruity and floral mix, which was refreshing, feminine and very enjoyable. The scent is warm and alluring, and has a lovely peachy aroma to it, but this does fade quite quickly. Other notes include orange blossom (which must be one of the fruity aspects I could smell at the beginning and middle of the scent), and wild orchid which added an floral hint of the exotic to Bond Girl. This is a sweet scent, but is not overly so, and this softens the longer the perfume is on.

            After an hour max, the base notes kick in and there is a woody, warming aroma to Bond Girl which again I really liked. The only negative point to this perfume is the staying power, which seems to be the curse of most Avon perfumes - the perfume only lasted 2-3 hours before I couldn't smell the scent on my skin at all, even up close. I would have liked the scent to remain longer, as it was very nice, but I suppose I don't mind reapplying too much given the price. At £12 for the whole gift set, you can afford to use a bit more of it. In addition, if you 'layer' the scent with the shower gel and body lotion, the scent does last much longer.

            Overall I can recommend this very cheap but nice smelling perfume as a everyday fragrance, as it's cheap, cheerful and inoffensive.

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              05.11.2010 18:27
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              Very pretty to wear

              When Avon came out with their Bond Girl EDP I recall first smelling it on one of those scratch and sniff type pages that they produce for their Avon mini books. At the time it was very new and modern for Avon and I got the Bond Girl EDP along with a set of matching items and a pretty bag for an all in price.

              I liked the scented pretty feel that Bond Girl had and found it to be very easy to wear with a certain amount of longevity as long as I gave myself a generous covering of the fragrance. From the very outset I thought the bottle was very feminine and curvaceous with a nipped in waist and an hour glass effect that stood out and looked very good.

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              The clear glass bottle that went in and out in all the right places was backed up by a very nicely put together spray applicator that looked modern and slightly industrial yet gleamed with a silver toned polish. The final touch was the Bond Girl 007 text imprinted onto the silver edging, which gave the whole look a stylish finish that I rather liked.

              I have to say that when I look at the bottle now I do still rather like it and can see it has plenty going for it. The peachy pink liquid fragrance within certainly looks lovely displayed on a dressing table. I feel that Bond Girl 007 would make a very nice gift for a younger woman, as it still holds its own amongst some of the very fashionable fruity florals.

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              When using this scent I often felt it was pretty but could have done with a little something extra to keep it going on my skin. I can't say it completely lacked longevity, as it would stay on for some timer after I had first applied it. However the fruity notes would die away all too quickly and sometimes leave me feeling that the scent was overly sweet with a lack of true depth.

              Within the Bond girl fragrance there is a warm and sexy peachy scent that I rather liked it was never too much, it added a light tangy feel that I enjoyed. The orange blossom and wild orchid added florals to the scent which were there in abundance from the very first spray but faded out all too soon. I found that the base notes comprised cedarwood, sandalwood and vetiver. The vetiver added a slightly woody almost sweet and smoked fragrance. All this made Bond Girl more than just another flowery scent, althpugh I do wish it remained for a little longer without needing to be sprayed on again.

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              Right now Avon still have Bond Girl 007 on sale as part of a gift set which I feel is a good price. You can purchase the Bond Girl EDP in a 50ml bottle, a 150ml shower gel and a 150ml body lotion for the total sum of £12. Avon A list members can buy it for even less at just £9.60 for the trio of goodies. I feel this is a good offer and once that might be tempting to look into with xmas on its way, its gift boxed too which makes it even nicer.

              As for rating Bond Girl 007, I feel it has a lovely floral top note with a deeper base that smells nice when it goes on to the skin. I would have liked it a little more had it been able to cling on to my skin without weakening quite as much as it does, however I still feel its very pretty and easy to wear.

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              With everything in mind I feel that Avon Bond Girl ought to get 3 and 1/2 stars. As the system here does not allow for that I am going to give it 4 stars as its not so bad that a 3 star rating is deserved and I have enjoyed wearing it from time to time.

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              03.11.2010 13:22
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              good quality

              I haven't got an Avon representative that comes round as I live in a rural area so I have to buy the Avon products online at avon.com but this doesn't really bother me as it gets delivered to the door which is more convenient for me.

              As a collector of pefume bottles I don't mind paying a little extra money for a good perfume and a nicely designed bottle and this Avon Bond Girl, Eau de Parfum has a great design of a woman's curvy body with a nice silver top on it.

              It cost me £30 fronm online but I had already smelt the perfume as a friend of mine wears it a lot so I wasn't buying it blindly. I like to be able to try a perfume before I buy it as I have been caught out a few times with the scents not being suited to my taste in perfume.
              I like a light perfum a subtle scent that lingers during the day not an over powering one and this one lives up to my taste.

              The tones are of peach and orange blossom which gives it a light refreshing scent, then it has undertones of sandlewood and cedar much like most other perfumes they use the base tones of the same scents.
              It just depends how and what the base tones are mixed with to give a unique scent for a particular brand of perfume.
              This one has the orange blossom and peach so is a light fruity scent and doesn't over power your nose when wearing it, but a little sprayed onto the wrist or neck will be enough to linger.

              This is a spray perfume and with all sprays you have to give it a minute or two on the skin once you have sprayed it, as the scent takes time to develop, if you smell it as soon as you put it on the skin it will smell different than after two or three minutes of wearing it.
              I like this perfume as it's light and fruity and is a great designed bottle for a collector like me.

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                22.08.2010 23:08
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                FOR MY SKIN ONLY..OK AND MAYBE YOURS

                Avon is a cosmetics and beauty company which offers their products via representatives with brochures or through the website. Avon is currently available in 120 countries and celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2009.

                Avon are well known for their extensive range of makeup and bath goodies and also sell seasonal goods. There is also an evergrowing range of perfumes and aftershaves available. Through the years, Avon have expanded this range to include scents associated with celebrities including the likes of Reese Witherspoon and Courtney Cox. Christian LaCroix has also created scents for Avon and has seen the perfume selection go from strength to strength.

                ===Product and Range===

                Bond Girl 007 is an Eau de Parfum release by Avon in 2009. It corresponded with the cinema release of James Bond - The Quantam of Solice. The EDP is described as having a combination of velvety florals, cool freshness and warm woods.

                At present, there are no other Bond Girl 007 products available to purchase through Avon. However, you can purchase the matching shower gel and body lotion on ebay for £3.49 each.

                ===Notes===

                Bond Girl 007 contains the following blend of fragrance notes:

                Top notes - we start off with a fruity and floral combination of white peach and orange blossom. Top notes are those which come through initially and last only a short time on the skin.

                Middle notes - 007 offers us a blend of jasmine, calypso orchid and freesia as a middle combination. Middle notes are those which develop soon after the top notes leave and are generally expected to last around 30mins or so.

                Base notes - amber and cashmere mix together to form the final notes. Base notes are those which remain on the skin for longest and allow a finishing conclusion to the scent.

                ===Packaging===

                With a name relating to 007..the bottle was sure to be womanly with a hint of danger. The glass bottle is curvy and resembles that of a womens waist nipping in the middle. This is no skinny woman though..this is a full figured woman and one which holds nicely in the hand.

                There is no lid as such..the silver spray top is covered by an unusual, open planned, silver arch which is strikes a resemblence to a grenade clip. The top then progresses down a tiered effect, silver part which finishes off the look. This is embossed with the Bond Girl 007 logo which is the only evident writing.

                The box that protects the bottle is a shiny, silver colour with only the perfume name standing out due to being a different colour. The box has a 007-esque design of two tone silver which makes it appear quite futuristic. The white writing on the back allows us to learn a bit about this "sexy cocktail" of a scent aswell as presenting the contact information for Avon.

                ===Availability and Price===

                Bond Girl 007 EDP is only available in a 50ml size. To purchase direct from Avon (representative or online), the full retail price is £16.00. It can also be purchased on ebay for around £11.00.


                ===My Opinion===

                Until I had my son, I was an Avon representative. My best customer was me and I found myself spending the little earnings (and more) I had on stuff from the brochure so I stopped it! I don't know anyone who does Avon so I have to rely on buying on Ebay or picking up some stuff at carboots. I could go on the Avon website but I generally find that I can purchase my goodies elsewhere!

                Over the years, I have sampled several of the Avon scents and have my favourites, one of which is Treselle Silver. I have also sampled some which haven't been to my tastes..either too old smelling or simply rank! I picked up my bottle of Bond Girl 007 at a carboot about 2months ago and I believe I paid £3.00 which is a bargain considering the brochure price. A lot of Avon perfumes come and go as limited editions so I was quite suprised to see this one still being for sale on the Avon site. It must be a popular one then? I bought it due to the price and didn't know what it was supposed to smell like so I took a chance and I feel that chance has paid off!

                The bottle is certainly classy. The curvy style is womanly and appeals to me as I am no size 6! To me, it is sophisticated and sits perfectly in with my more expensive scents. The arch at the top of the tiered area is quite naff but it does stop this spraying accidently in my bag. I discovered that with a bit of twisting, it can be clicked off which is a bonus but leaves me without any protection from spraying. I have quite larger hands and find it quite awkward to press down onto the sprayer with the arch on but this may be suitable for those with tiny hands.

                The appearance of the perfume itself is delicate. It is a classic combination of peach and pink tones offering something which would appeal to most. When it is first sprayed, it comes out quite harsh and strong. I find giving my wrist a little shake, allows it to dry quicker and become more subtle to my nose. I always spray on my wrist and either side of my neck once I am ready to go out and found this amount to be plenty without bring a headache into the equation.

                The scent opens with something quite mild and fruity. I can certainly sense that the white peach plays the main role and is the strongest of the two top notes. The orange blossom sulks behind offering a gentle, floral input which is pleasant and not overpowering. I feel content with the initial scent as it is certainly one which I find suits my senses best. It doesn't last long though before edging into the middle notes.

                What we experience next is an unusual scent and one which is quite hard to decipher. There is no denying that it is fresh and cool and the floral notes ooze through with Jasmine taking the lead. I find this with most scents and this was no exception. There is something sitting in the background of this combination which I believe prevents the floral notes from becoming too powerful. It is deep into the scent and I still cannot detect it..perhaps the calypso orchid but I cannot be fully certain. The middle notes break away after around 25minutes.

                All that is left to determine is the base notes. As this is an EDP rather than an EDT, it is expected that the base notes will remain on the skin for a longer time. The final scent on my skin goes through a few different phases. On first sniff, it is quite strong and adopts a warm, deep scent which is detectable as being amber. I find amber to be a common note in the base of scents and it is one which I appreciate. The longer the scent is on my skin, the more it developes and the woody note makes an appearance around an hour later. It adds a bit of a boost to the amber note offering something a tad lighter and delicate. The scent really does uplift slightly from its deep encounters and is gorgeous whilst it lasts.

                Avon perfumes are quite cheap and this of course is generally reflected in the lasting qualities of the scent. Bond Girl 007 disappears from my skin after only 3-4hours which isn't very long considering it is an EDP. I did accidently spray this on my jumper on one occasion and found it to last til the next morning. Although the scent gradually evaporated, it was still evident so I often lightly spray my jumper or jacket for extra scent before going out.

                I find this to be quite a sexy and seductive scent which you can only expect from one of Mr Bonds girls! I feel it is suited for evening wear or going on a date and would certainly lead to comments from those budding James Bonds..where is Daniel Craig when you need him? The scent would last a date but may need a slight top up later in the evening.

                I feel this scent would suit any female from 20s upwards. I am 22 and I appreciate this scent but my Mum (in her 50s) also has tried this and it suits her very well too. Everyone has different body oils and this may not be for you so if you can get hold of samples (99p for 5 vials on ebay) then try before you purchase a full size bottle.

                To me, I feel this scent emphasises a womans natural beauty. It offers a somewhat simple but perfect blend of notes which work well together and leave me smelling lady like.

                Thanks for reading :)

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                  27.07.2010 18:56
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                  Another so-so Avon release...

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                  BOND GIRL 007 is a wearable sultry fruity/floral. At first spritz BG007 is a sweet mix of peach and orange blossom. This is the best phase; It's juicy, fresh and lightly sweet. Not at all artificial, which most Avon fragrances are cursed with.

                  The fruity top notes last longer then usual on me, so it takes half an hour or so before it settles into a warm melody of jasmine heavy florals, which intensifies the sweetness. I can't separate any of the other floral notes used in BG007 - there's only a hint of deepness and creaminess, which is a shame as it was so nice on first application.

                  BG007 slides sneakily into the usual Avon perfume staple; The amber tinged, woody base. The strong jasmine seeps down into the base, masking most of the woods, making everything seem quite flat. The jasmine, combined with the amber borders into sickly on me. It also burns down quickly.


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                  White peach, orange blossom, jasmine, calypso orchid, freesia, amber, cashmere wood and patchouli.

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                  I love the amber colour of the juice and the clear glass bottle, which is given the sexy hourglass curves of a woman. However, the silver lid, which is shaped like the ring pull on a hand grenade spoils the sexy look of the bottle.


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                  This is a typical Avon release, so it won't come as a surprise to know that the lasting power is poor for a EDP: It burns down after 3 hours on me.

                  I think that BG007 is best suited to day-wear; Both casual and work. It's too generic and short-lived for evening wear.

                  You can't really go wrong with the fruity/floral mix of BG007 at any time of year, but I did keep getting migraines during hotter weather with this, as the jasmine notes are so strong.


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                  The lesson here is; Don't buy your perfume based on a scented strip in a catalogue.

                  It started off so well; The fruity notes notes smelt authentic and they were long lasting, but it fell apart within the hour. Jasmine has got to be the most commonly used scent note by Avon and the perfumers went overboard with the concentration used. The base was another letdown; It was too quiet and is again commonly used. I had hopes for BG007, but it just turned into another stereotypical Avon EDP.


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                  A 50ml bottle costs £14.

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                    03.01.2010 22:17
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                    Sexy fragrance for a great price!

                    I bought this perfume when it first came out, and got a free make-up bag, mirror and lip stick with it. I have since bought the fragrance again and hope that Avon will continue to carry it!

                    Not being quite sure what to expect, I thought the bottle itself was very clever; curvy like the 'Bond Girls' topped off with a sort of grenade style top which I took to represent the explosive nature of Bond movies.
                    The fragrence itself I think is very feminine and sexy. It is a mysterious and woody smell, that is not overpowering, guarenteed to get you a glance from any guys nearby!

                    In terms of price, it is very reasonable at £16 a bottle. There is also showergel and body lotion available in the same fragrance, however the presentation of these is not quite as feminine as the perfume. Both come in 'Hairgel' style containers which are silver with the 007 logo and 'Bondgirl' on them. Definitely a good gift idea for someone who likes the fragrance!

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                    24.09.2009 17:04
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                    An affordable perfume that will leave him shaken, and stirred.

                    As a life long James Bond fan I was very intrigued and excited when I heard Avon was releasing a perfume to coincide with the launch of Quantum Of Solace.
                    When I received it I had a mixed reaction to the bottle. The main glass part of the bottle I felt was very well designed. It clearly was based on a Bond girl's curvy figure and the colour of the perfume itself being a light orange seems to suggest skin tone. The top I felt was a bit disappointing from the view that unlike other perfumes the lid did not cover the spray mechanism very well.
                    The perfume itself is gorgeous, although by lunchtime it needs to be reapplied. I must admit I have never smelt a perfume like this one before. You can definately smell musk, floral elements and hints of a woody fragrance.
                    The size of the bottle makes it easy to slip into a fairly slim purse or handbag which means lunchtime touch ups should not be a problem. The addition of body lotion and shower gel in this range, again at affordable prices, means you can layer the scent and therefore it will last that bit longer.
                    In summary this is a nice looking perfume with a unique but pleasant fragrance. Although it is one of Avon's more expensive perfumes, I would recommend it.

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                    22.08.2009 17:39
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                    This fragrance combines woody and sultry perfectly

                    Avon: Bond Girl is a sexy and sultry scent.

                    The packaging consists of a tall silver rectangular box, with a pink inlay and on the box is a line motif and the word BOND GIRL 007, to me the box could have been better because it looked quite cheap and didn't at all represent a classy and sophisticated bond girl. The bottle is in the simple shape of a woman's body, made from clear glass so the pink perfume is visible, there is no actual lid but instead a pyramid of 3 circles with the dispenser at the top and a hollow ring above it.

                    The fragrance contains the following notes: orchid, white peach, orange blossom, cashmere woods, sandalwood, cedar-wood and vetiver, The fragrance is musky and woody but not too much, you can still sense that femininity within the fragrance and when on it makes you feel sexy and sultry, like a bond girl.

                    It has quite a good staying power, a couple of sprays will last around 6-8 hours, it also has a great consistency it isn't wet on the skin and it nicely blends in. Bond girl is an Avon exclusive perfume so it cant be bought from any shops, only from Avon, but it can be purchased online at amazon and eBay. Prices range between £20-30 for a 50ml bottle.

                    Overall i would describe this scent as being wood and sexy.

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                    17.08.2009 17:41

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                    Overall great perfume and great as a gift!

                    Bond Girl, where do i start.
                    I was given this as a present as i dont usually buy perfumes for myself, but after smelling this I will certainly be purchasing more.
                    The packaging wasn't to my taste and could possibly have been a little more up market, it wasn't what I'd expect of a perfume representing a Bond Girl.
                    I loved the design of the bottle i believe it's suppose to represent a female body with beautiful curves, its made of glass with a stylish chrome top.
                    The scent has me hooked, and my boyfriend. To me it smells woody and sweet and thats what I like in a perfume. I found it a little over powering to start with, but after 10 mins or so the sweet smell is just divine. Overall Its a lovely smell and certainly is worth every penny. Its £16 per bottle and you get 50mls so its exceptionally good value.

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                    13.06.2009 19:26
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                    An ideal gift or something to where once in a while

                    Just bought this fragrance a couple of days ago so I thought I would write about it.The packaging ,personally isn't too to my taste-When I say packaging I'm referring to the box in which the bottle itself is in.I find it rather 'cheap' looking(I hope that doesn't sound rude or put anybody off) The actual bottle is a much different story.With its curves and soft apricot coloured fragrance,this fragrance looks so feminine and sexy.Looks like a work of art almost.Now for the most important part-the actual fragrance itself.This fragrance is both floral and woody,and one gets a tweak of both these notes throughout the day.I must make a mention that this fragrance wasn't initially adored.Rather,it 'grew' on me. the fragrance only needs a light spritz as it can become overpowering if applied in excess(I know this from experience) What I like, however, is that because of the scents strength one only need minimally apply this for best results which equals a longer lasting fragrance!Very ideal as a gift(especially when bought with the compact mirror and provocative plum)Out ov 10 I would give this fragrance a respectable 7 1/2

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                    17.05.2009 14:41
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                    Lovely subtle perfume

                    I was quite disappointed when Bond Girl was launched, there was a lot of hype and I was really excited about it. When I first saw the bottle my immediate reaction was: cheap and tacky. When I think of Bond, I think sleek, sophisticated and classy. The new Bond Girl has a gimmicky bottle, the colour of the perfume makes it look cheap, and overall I think they could have done a lot better with the look of the perfume.


                    Then I smelt it and thought perhaps I'd been too harsh. It has a pleasant scent, not overpowering but not too subtle that you wonder if you actually put any on.

                    It really did grow on me and is now one of my favourite perfumes. Despite my initial reaction over the design of the bottle, I feel the perfume itself more than makes up for it. And as with most Avon perfumes, the value for money is excellent.

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                    Velvety florals, cool freshness and warm woods /