Weight: 30.2 g, Quantity/Volume: 35 mL

It’s past noon on a Sunday in July. A nimble Vespa flies into a round square of an ancient Sicilian town. There is a couple on the scooter, looking sun-kissed and golden, young and infectiously happy. After shouting something to a group of people on the café terrace, they disappear behind the cool gray corner of a fruit shop. The couple rushes away from the city, to somewhere where the fragrance of orange groves are illuminated, as if bright with fire under the sun. Citrus trees cover the entire coastline, so the island looks golden from the sea. And high above the rocks and gardens, shines the sun—like a huge, juicy grapefruit in a vase with ice sorbet made from clouds. "It was then that I realized that joy has its own flavor..." This is how French perfumer Pierre Bourdon describes what inspired him to create the duo of fragrances: Donna Felice and Uomo Felice.

The Uomo Felice fragrance was created especially for Faberlic by the world master perfumery Pierre Bourdon.

Fragrance: Woody Citrus.

The top notes are reminiscent of the breeze that evokes the scent of the rocky Sicilian coast: bergamot, sweet lemon, tangerine, melon, pineapple, and rosemary. The light freshness of the dominant citrus blend transforms into masculine lavender, accentuated by the notes of violet and orange blossom. The fragrance finishes with the soft warmth of oakmoss, patchouli, and powdery notes.

Uomo Felice’s fragrance pyramid:

Top Notes: Bergamot, Sweet Lemon, Tangerine, Melon, Pineapple, Rosemary.
Middle notes: Lavender, Violet, Orange Blossom.
Base notes: Oakmoss, Patchouli, Powdery Notes.

Shelf life: 5 years from the date on the package.
Packaging: Spray Bottle, 1.2 fl. oz.

Ingredients: alcohol, aqua, parfum, limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional, citral, alpha-isomethyl ionone, geraniol, cinnamal, eugenol, citronellol, farnezol, methyl 2-octynoate, coumarin, isoeugenol, benzyl benzoate.

How to Apply Your Fragrance Properly?

The aromatic notes of your fragrance will be best featured when applied to your pulse points: inner wrists and

  • Inner side of your wrists (where the pulse is measured).
  • The insides of your elbows (especially if you’re wearing a sleeveless top).
  • behind the ears.

In addition to your pulse points, your hair may also help carry fragrance longer. Spray on the back of your head and sides of your neck.

Another option is to spray the fragrance upwards into the air to create a cloud of scent, and walk through the misty cloud before putting on clothes.

How to Choose a Fragrance?

Tip 1. Do not try too many fragrances at once: Only 3–4 fragrances may be sufficient. Otherwise, you may risk overloading your olfactory sense (our sense of smell), which is not used to such a workout. Try to give each fragrance its own time so you can remember them afterwards.

Tip 2. Do not smell the fragrance directly from its bottle or tester bottle, or from its bottle cap. Instead, use a blotter strip or a clean tissue to test the scent. Spray the fragrance of your choice onto your skin from a distance to understand what you are smelling, and whether this smell agrees with you.

Tip 3. Don't rush to buy the first fragrance you like. Walk around with the fragrance on to see how the scent evolves after several hours. The top notes last about 15–30 minutes, which creates the first impression of the fragrance. The heart (middle) notes, however, last for the better part of the day. So be sure to make your choice after experiencing the fragrance on your skin over time.

Tip 4. When choosing a fragrance, make sure to consider the climate where you live or the weather conditions on a particular day, in addition to your social situation or setting. Opt for a delicate, subdued scent on a humid, warm day when the aroma would spread faster than in cold, dry weather. Consider fresh, light scents for the summer and richer scents for cooler fall and winter months. At work, in an office setting, you may want to wear a more discreet fragrance, whereas on a romantic night out, you can try a stronger scent to make an indelible impression on your date.

Tip 5. Make sure to have fun when shopping for a scent. The pleasure of new aromas will be the best guide in your discovery of your next new fragrance.