SNIFF TESTS How do those perfumes really smell?


What does celebrity smell like? We took five of the latest celebrity fragrances and put our noses to the test. Here's what we sniffed out:
CELEB: BRITNEY SPEARS
Fragrance: Curious
Cost: $39.50 for 1.7 ounces
What they say it smells like: The Louisiana magnolia (Spears' home-state flower) and vanilla musk.
What we think it smells like: "Something a teenage girl would wear," "very sweet and cloying" yet "pleasing."
Average sniff rating: Two noses
CELEB: PARIS HILTON
Fragrance: Paris Hilton
Cost: $39 for 1.7 ounces
What they say it smells like: Frozen apples, peach nectar, Mimosa and jasmine petals.
What we think it smells like: A split decision: One camp found it "cloying," "sweet, sweet, sweet" and "kind of trashy." The other, "girlish," "delicate and sexy."
Average sniff rating: One nose
CELEB: JENNIFER LOPEZ
Fragrance: Miami Glow
Cost: $42 for 1.7 ounces
What they say it smells like: Pink grapefruit, coconut water, passion fruit and black currant.
What we think it smells like: "A warm humid day," "tropical," "spicy" and "on the sweet side, but with a citrus edge."
Average sniff rating: Three noses
CELEB: DONALD TRUMP
Fragrance: Donald Trump, The Fragrance
Cost: $60 for 3.4 ounces
What they say it smells like: Cucumber and citrus with spicy, peppery accents.
What we think it smells like: "A cucumber salad," "masculine and clear" and "lighter than expected."
Average sniff rating: Three noses
CELEB: JESSICA SIMPSON
Fragrance: Taste
Cost: $45 for 1.7 ounces
What they say it smells like: Tahitian vanilla, white chocolate, coconut cream and honey.
What we think it smells like: As if "you've been in the kitchen dabbing frosting behind your ears," although one tester thought it to be "generically girly but not particularly bad."
Average sniff rating: One-and-a-half noses

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