Rihanna is one of the biggest superstars alive today. And when you’re that famous, you don’t stick to just one thing. In addition to popping out hit records as often as most people go to the gym, Rihanna is also involved in countless business ventures. In addition to being a multi-Grammy winning singer, she can also call herself an actress, philanthropist, fashion designer (River Island brand clothing), and perfumer. Rihanna began designing perfumes in 2010 and released her first one in 2011. It was a huge success because fans everywhere would do anything to look or feel more like this drop-dead gorgeous lady. Rihanna has four fragrances in her collection: Reb’l Fleur; Rebelle; Nude by Rihanna; and Rogue by Rihanna. Let’s take a closer look at each of them.
Rihanna’s first fragrance is described on her perfume website PerfumesbyRihanna.com as “sexy” and “daring.” REB’L FLEUR women’s perfume was launched by the designers house of RIHANNA in Spring 2011. This fruity women’s fragrance possesses delicious fruits, such as red berries, purple plums, ripe peaches, along with Hawaiian hibiscus flower, violet, tuberose, coconut water, vanilla, amber and musk. The product became highly successful and according to Rolling Stone, Reb’l Fleur was expected to gross US$80 million at retail by the end of 2011
The “We Found Love” singer’s second fragrance, REBELLE is feminine and romantic and was launched in the Spring of 2012. This women’s fragrance possesses a blend of strawberry, ginger, plum, cacao, vanilla orchid, heliotrope, coffee, patchouli, musk and amber.
NUDE BY RIHANNA
This fragrance is sweet, floral, and fruity and was launched in the Fall of 2012. It possesses a blend of guava, mandarin, pear, orange blossom, gardenia, jasmine, sandalwood, musk and vanilla.
ROGUE BY RIHANNA
This is the songstress’ fourth fragrance and “reflects who she is today,” as stated on PerfumesbyRihanna.com. ROGUE BY RIHANNA is meant to capture the singer’s mischievous nature and the one that lies within every modern woman. It is inspired by confidence and sensuality and stars an unexpected combination of feminine jasmine, plum and patchouli and is meant to capture Rihanna’s unpredictable, unique style. The scent’s slogan is “Push boundaries. Be bold. Go rogue,” and features notes of lemon blossom, cyclamen, bergamot, pink peppercorn, jasmine, rose, muget, juicy plum, suede, sandalwood, patchouli, golden amber, decadent vanilla and sensual musk. This scent is available in numerous fragrance items, including a perfume roller ball and lotion.
All scents are available on perfumania.com. The first two cost $38.99 for a 3.4 oz bottle, NUDE costs $50.99 for a 3.4 oz bottle, and ROGUE costs $69.00 for a 4.2 oz bottle.
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