In 2009 the famous and popular perfume Opium by Yves Saint Laurent lived to see a new release paired with a new bottle design. This fragrance has been on the market since 1977 and it takes its place among the most famous and popular fragrances in the world. It is a bold and strong perfume appropriate for special evening events and the winter months. It is a reflection of the dominant women who love it and cannot resist it. And no man is able to resist a woman who smells of Opium. The woman who tries this fragrance once will fall in love with it so deeply that she will do anything to get it. With this fragrance, Yves Saint Laurent composed a tale full of adventure taking place in a far off Oriental land. This tale is written in dewy mandarin, bergamot, jasmine and myrrh. Upon applying Opium, you become the lead character of the fascinating story of your life, ever flawless, sensual and unique.
Top notes - They develop straight after you put the fragrance on. They create the first impression and tend to be quite intense, but not long-lasting.
|Bergamot, Lily Of The Valley, Tangerine|
Middle notes - The heart of the fragrance comes out after a couple of minutes when the head of the scent fades away. These notes usually last around 2 to 3 hours.
|Jasmine, Carnation, Myrrh|
Base notes - The last and often longest part of the fragrance's evolution on your skin. Takes anywhere from 4 hours to over a day.
|Amber, Opoponax, Patchouli, Vanilla|
|Fragrance category||oriental, spicy|