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Monday, December 18, 2017

Electric Youth by Debbie Gibson c1989

Electric Youth by Debbie Gibson: Launched in 1989 in association with Revlon. Named after the best selling pop album and song.




Debbie stated in a newspaper interview in 1990 that she helped pick the scent for the perfume. "I met with the people at Revlon and told them what perfumes I liked and what I wanted to be different about mine. It was real interesting to find out how that stuff was made. They have little bottles of everything that goes into it. It was fun saying, "I'll have a little more or less of that."

Dutiful fans purchased $15 million worth of the scent within the first year.


Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like?  It is classified as a fruity floral fragrance with a slight oriental effect for women.
  • Top notes: citrus, kiwi, peach, passion fruit
  • Middle notes: jonquil, jasmine, freesia
  • Base notes: amber, sandalwood, musk, vanilla

The vintage juice was originally tinted pink, but over the years, it has turned an amber color due to the natural aging and oxidation process of the ingredients such as vanilla.


Fate of the Fragrance:


It was discontinued around 1995, but old stock was still being sold until around 1999. There is some stock being sold online which is a reformulated version that was relaunched in 2006. The new version is still quite pink in color, so if you are looking for the vintage, you may wish to find the bottles filled with the amber colored juice.





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