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Dior Dior Addict Eau de Parfum

The Dior Addict woman is youthful, free spirited, and throwing caution to the wind in the French resort destination of Saint-Tropez. From the beach to the café, she flirts and dances her way through life with an irreverent joie de vivre. Unexpected and boldly independent, she is vivacious and alluring. A vibrant oriental, Dior Addict Eau de Parfum indulges the senses with sumptuous silk tree flower, voluptuous night queen flower, and luscious bourbon vanilla combined with sandalwood and tonka bean to evoke a feeling of passion in the daringly sexy woman who wears it. Notes:Silk Tree Flower, Mandarin Leaf, Orange Blossom, Queen of the Night Flower, Bulgarian Rose, Bourbon Vanilla Absolute, Mysore Sandalwood, Tonka Bean. Style:Independent. Vivacious. Alluring.
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Reformulation!
Ok, so I read a comment on here(and a few on some other websites) about this being reformulated, so now i'm a bit apprehensive about buying this again. This was my favorite perfume, absolute favorite, and the people saying it's reformulated have me wondering just how bad it is. I heard it's a weakened formula, which bugs me as the staying power is what made me fall in love with it in the first place. I also noticed that the 3.4oz edp is $10 cheaper than the other Dior 3.4 edp's.
I'd like to know if this reformulation has really made it weaker or if that's just slight paranoia kicking in. I'm deciding whether to buy this again, or just buy the pure poison(another fave) instead as that seems to be more expensive and hopefully same formulation.
I hope a Dior expert will see this and answer it, but would appreciate any feedback.
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
nikkiteen
(Anaheim)
on Dior Addict Eau de Parfum
4 answers
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answer 1
Don't do it - you will be really disappointed. It definitely is not the same... It smells much cheaper, the scent doesn't last, but the high price is the same. I was extremely disappointed when I got my recent bottle and had to return it!
answered 7 months ago
Blondalicious
answer 2
The staying power is NOT the same...just my opinion.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
deeslaw
(Nashville, TN)
answer 3
I haven't noticed a change but some people get confused and buy the sister fragrances in the pink bottles which also say Dior Addict. Stick with the dark blue bottle.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
17592ca
(Tustin, CA)
answer 4
I'm sorry to say it but the reviews are all true. I've just spent over $100 on this product hoping it was the right Addict , and no it is absolutely not unfortunately it is very light and watered down. Scent is gone within an hour and has a slightly different scent than the old version.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
lsweet23
(Franklin, Vt)
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Is this the same product?
I know Dior has done a re-marketing of the addict products. But the fragrance notes seem to be different than the original. is the scent the same with the new bottle?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
natcool
on Dior Addict Eau de Parfum
2 answers
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answer 1
Nope! Not the same. The original DiorAddict and new Dior Addict edp are similar, but the new version is very watered down, isn't as memorable or powerful, and doesn't last as long.
The original had top notes of mandarin leaves and mulberry flowers; heart notes of Night Queen Flower (aka. night blooming cereus), Bulgarian rose and orange flower; and base notes of Bourbon vanilla, sandalwood and Tonka bean. This was a very rich and velvety fragrance. One spritz on your belly made you feel cozy and delicious, one more in your hair made you feel sexy.
The new Dior Addict Eau de Parfum top notes are silkwood blossom and mandarin orange; middle note is night blooming cereus; base note is vanilla.

1 spritz original DiorAddict+1 bottle of water=Dior Addict eau de parfum

So in summation, when a perfume goes from 8 notes to 4 notes, a lot is taken away in the process.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
jennytbell
answer 2
I've herd different things. Some people notice a distinct difference since the reformulation, but to me it smells very much the same.

From what I've been able to gather the reformulation was strictly to remove scent components has caused severe allergic reactions and the goal was to maintain the integrity of the fragrance. In my opinion it smells very much the same and if anything the cloying aspects that I smelled when I was younger are no longer there. Making it an even more beautiful fragrance.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
karmagirl24
(Saint Petersburg, FL)
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Doesn't last but sample did!
I tried the sample in the store and the smell was GREAT and LASTED...anyone know why the full sized bottle doesn't? Wouldn't they both be the same formula?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
deeslaw
(Nashville, TN)
on Dior Addict Eau de Parfum
1 answer
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answer 1
I honestly don't know about this particular scent, but, as a general rule, Eau de Parfum usually lasts longer than an Eau de Toilet. It's possible that is the difference.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
Goldnsparkle
(Portland, OR)
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is this the original or the new version?-thanks
asked 7 months ago
uklady
on Dior Addict Eau de Parfum
1 answer
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answer 1
Lovely, sophisticated scent.
answered 6 months ago
Lprnana
(Atlanta, Ga.)
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