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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Ambush by Dana c1955

Ambush by Dana was launched in 1955. It was reportedly created by Jean Carles.

It was available in parfum and eau de cologne.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is a slightly woody oriental fragrance for women with crisp fruity notes.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, lemon, peach, bergamot, sage, melon, basil, mandarin, chamomile, lime oil
  • Heart notes: rose, lavender, plum, carnation, jasmine, angelica, iris, geranium, reseda, ylang ylang, orchid, heliotrope, clover
  • Base notes: ambergris, cedar, vetiver, vanilla, oak moss, Indian sandalwood, patchouli, tonka bean and musk

Fate of the Fragrance:

It was discontinued sometime in the 1970s. In 1997, the perfume was reformulated with modern ingredients, re-packaged and re-launched. Currently discontinued.

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