I’ve been a Chanel No 5 kind of girl for many many years, so fruity and floral scents weren’t really something I’d run to buy. I liked them on other people, but never really bothered to buy any for myself. Until I met Carmella…
In case you don’t know, Carmella is another one of Benefit’s perfumes. It has a coconut-y smell so delicious and summery, that it makes me want to go on holiday or to a beach party! So, I went to a Benefit counter looking for something similar to Carmella (some of my friends have Carmella, so I didn’t want to be a copycat!) and I was recommended Rita.
Top notes: lemon, coconut, freesia
Middle notes: juicy fig, hyacinth, violet
Bottom notes: sandalwood, Brazilian rosewood, vanilla
Lookin’ To Rock Rita is fruity, fresh and sweet. It has a coconut-y smell similar to Carmella, as well as two other distinctive scents: a bit of sweetness from the vanilla and a citrus-y hint from the lemon. This combination makes Rita my perfect Summer scent. It’s fun, girly and delicious!
The perfume comes in a little box ‘house’ with a veranda illustration at the front. When you open the top, one of the sides flip out to show us a peek inside the ‘house’. The bottle is so pretty; it already looks great on my dressing table!
What’s your Summer Scent? Have you tried Rita, Carmella or any other Benefit perfumes? Let me know :)
- Product: Benefit Lookin’ To Rock Rita
- Price: £29.50
- Availability: Benefit | Boots (currently on offer for £19.66!) | John Lewis