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Suddenly Madame Glamour - The Lidl Bargain Perfume Everyone is Talking About: A Review

Updated on October 9, 2013
Perfume bottles. Is Lidl better than Chanel?
Perfume bottles. Is Lidl better than Chanel? | Source

Introduction

Lidl, the supermarket chain have created a perfume to match Chanel, but is it really as good as it sounds? It certainly created a lot of hype, attracting a lot of attention from the media. Every woman is talking about it and a lot of blind tests were taken. In this hub, the truth will be revealed where we ask the question: Is a €3.99 bottle as good as a €70 Chanel bottle?

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The Price

It takes five to fifteen cents to make your average bottle of perfume.

  • Lidl's Madame Glamour Suddenly costs €3.99.
  • Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle ranges €100 and onwards.

It is a massive difference. What would you rather pay for the same scented perfume? Considering how the recession hit Ireland so badly and how budgets are so tight, I am sure a lot more of us will be paying 3.99 for our perfume. It makes a lot more sense. You are making a huge saving there, it's unbelievable.

The Blind Tests

Two independent consumer panel blind tests were carried out by the Perfumer's Guild and what are the results?

  • It is revealed that 50 women in the first test overwhelmingly voted at 89% for Suddenly saying they would prefer to wear it over the rival designer brand, Chanel.
  • And, 90% of the 100 women who blind tested the perfumes in the second round said they also preferred the Lidl perfume.

That really is amazing, over 150 women tried and tested Lidl's perfume, the near majority saying that they would prefer it over Chanel. I certainly think that's good proof, do you?

The Scent

It's a feminine fragrance perfect for day or night. There are floral and fruity undertones that last several hours. It really is a wonder perfume. If you see it, buy it, you will feel amazing.

The packaging is not cheap looking either. It consisits of gold and silver on the packaging and looks highly expensive.

It's a thumbs up and a smile from me!

Is it a scam?

It certainly isn't. It is very easy to think that it is, given the price. I was a bit skeptical at first but the surveys and the maths speak for themslves. If the women surveyed liked it, I would too!

I'm very happy with my purchase and my purse is too. I'd definitely buy it again. Just goes to show, money isn't everything!

Update!

Lidl's Suddenly range have made shower and shampoo and body cream sets and they smell exactly like Chanel for only, three euro! What a bargain. You can now wash yourself with these lovely shower and bath sets!

Which would you prefer?

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    • susi10 profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan W 

      5 years ago from The British Isles, Europe

      Thanks Thelma! I hope you like it!

    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 

      5 years ago from Germany

      It sounds terrific! I will be looking for this perfume in Lidl next month. Thanks for sharing.

    • susi10 profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan W 

      5 years ago from The British Isles, Europe

      Let me know on what you think of this hub!

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