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DescriptionColonia Pura is sunny and spicy, that opens with bright citrus notes at the top: bergamot, juicy orange and delicate petitgrain. This sparkling trio fades into a spicy floral heart featuring coriander, jasmine sambac absolute and narcissus absolute. The base highlights dry woods and spice, with cedar, patchouli, and musk.
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Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura description
Acqua di Parma celebrates the contemporary side of the Italian lifestyle with its refreshing mix of citrus, luscious florals, and the warmth of exotic spice. Colonia Pura’s refined, fresh, and luminous profile makes this transparent, sunny eau de cologne a must-have for your collection. Sparkling top notes of bergamot, juicy orange, and bright petitgrain celebrate the contemporary side of the Italian…
Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura rating and reviews
Average rating (424 reviews)
3.7 out of 5
Age: 35 to 44
Skin type: Combination
Not my favorite
Too light and feminine
Very strong and musky
Strong not very sweet- musky smelling
Age: 25 to 34
Smell like a cleaning product
A mix of fresh cut grass and industrial-strength cleaning products
Age: 45 to 54
Excellent! Refined yet approachable.
Age: 18 to 24
Really enjoyed this scent.
Age: 25 to 34
Love this one
Definitely citrusy but not like a womens perfume. Smells great throughout the day. I hope they get this one back in stock again. I'd definitely order again!
Age: 35 to 44
Skin type: Sensitive
Elegant and charming scent
It’s definitely one of my favorites, clean, classy and definitely a charming notes. Just needs more staying power. Over all. 10/10
I guess maybe my hopes were a bit too high on this one. Don't get me wrong. it's pleasant enough and bright and citrusy upfront but it's not particularly distinctive in any way. It just reminds me of so many other scents. Not bad, just meh.
Age: 35 to 44
Skin type: Combination
I was sent this cologne but I wear perfume ! Thankfully I didn’t began to spray it all over without testing it
Fresh and clean!
This smells amazing! It was first given to me as a gift from a friend traveling through Italy. It has a fresh scent that smells expensive and worldly! Reminds me of the delightful tingle my nose gets when I smell high end perfume or men’s cologne!
The most cologny cologne.
Mixed citruses with a sharp ozonic and aquatic accord wrapped over a woodsy base. Meh. It reminds me of a slightly classier version of Axe...or maybe a high-falooting body wash that makes you smell like an old man. Pass.
Not very manly
I was overal dissatisfied with this one. It’s more of a women’s perfume.
Spray about 6 sprays on and only last like 30min to an hour
Love The Scent
Great clean somewhat complex scent. Wish the fragrance intensity was higher - does not last long enough
The perfect androgynous scent
I'm loving the smell of this perfectly masculine and perfectly feminine. A keeper!
Smells a bit like a bar of soap so its definitely a really clean scent. It's not bad but I don't think its one that I would wear on a regular basis. I didn't realize unisex colognes were a thing but I could see how this one could be.
Light and fresh
A bit floral which is not usually my thing.. But this is just what I needed during this seemingly endless winter
Not for the youthful
Not a bad scent but definitely a more mature smell.... Something my mom (or dad) might wear.
Very nice smell. Not over powering and lasts all day!
It's okay. Smells like a rich person or department store
A great unisex cologne, fresh and citrusy.
I tend to prefer fragrances that are fresh, floral, or woodsy, often ones that fall between being associated with a specific gender. This is the one! It's subtle without disappearing throughout the day. Absolutely gives me the boost I need! Definitely making a note to add this one to the to-buy list.
Subtle but noticed
This cologne is not like anything else I have or have tried. Very big hit with my wife and even my coworkers mention that they like it.
Aqua de Parma
This is my favorite scent that I've gotten from Scentbird so far.
I love the Fragrance but it’s just don’t last long.. would have love to get more than 2 hour out of it...
Did not like at all
The perfume is definitely masculine. I am so disappointed that I have received yet another perfume that I will never wear.
Cary Grant was right
I bought the original Aqua Di Parma from Sak's. (It's more expensive stateside). The original scent was a signature scent of Cary Grant. Its one of my favorites as well and is literally aromatherapy. Wearing it puts me in my happy place.
I love the scent. I first smelled it on my boss, she wears it all the time. I bought some too. I love everything about italy and this purfume makes me feel luxurious
the smell reminds of the time I was at an office for my first job interview and it gave me the sense of maturity and masculinity
Its so smooth abd smells like spring or fresh
I have gotten several complements on just the first few days i started wearing this cologne.
REVIEW ACQUA DI PARMA COLONIA PURA
One of the best yet!
This fragrance is gorgeous yet subtle, citrusy and floral and fresh with a light but lingering pretty drydown. I often have unpleasant drydowns these days, I guess from the chemicals that get used, but this has no artificial smelling anything
Fresh and crisp
Love this scent. Similar to prada Luna Rosa. Very fresh and citrusy. I noticed that most of the negative reviews are from women, I think this scent probably reacts more pleasantly to the chemistry of a man’s skin. That has been my experience with very citrus forward colognes. However, I think it could be suitable for all genders.
I Prefer the Original
This is solid and pretty appealing to most people, I'm sure, but it isn't my preference. I really enjoy the original although it isn't the longest lasting fragrance.
I thought i wld like this, but i dont know if i do. Not that its bad or horri le smelling. It smells lime the original Eight and Bob which is a weird smell.
Got this scent in my most recent order and was skeptical about it when I put it in my queue but it totally shocked me. Absolutely love the smell. It stays on for a good amount of time as well. Will be putting this back in my queue for sure
Not a fan
This was added to my que for me because I forgot to fill up my que ahead of time. My first impression was bug spray...no thank you! Once I got past the initial smell, I had to look it up to find out if it was a perfume or cologne. I personally wouldn’t recommend this one.
Very strong overpowering at first...then lacks to granny scent My husband hated it and coughed his head off I had to eadh it off So i looked into a exchange No such luck.. I was disappointed in that..
This is my favorite scent so far!!!
Surprisingly fresh smell totally impressed with it received a lot of compliments from ladies young and old and my wife said it is very sexy everytime I wear to bed it is a good time
It’s lastvaclong time, and I mean I really longtime
Really liked this fragrance.
I kinda like it, but it reminds me a Grandpa cologne a little bit. It is citrusy and fresh, to wear every day on spring/summer time or beach/pool.
Doesn't last long
Nice citrus scent but doesn't last long enough. But nice that it's small so I can reapply throughout the day. Don't think it will last a month though.
Wanted to so love this and it’s ok. Doesn’t last very long but it smells nice.
Scentbird is so very disappointing
I enjoyed this scent, however, scentbird has so far been the worst experience of any of my subscriptions. I have only been a subscriber for 4 months and have only received 2 scents. Their customer service is a joke and the free gift they "awarded" me 2 months ago as an apology, surprise surprise, i never received either. They also gave me $14 credit which has since disappeared. They only time i get an actual response other than a generic copy-paste reply is when i write a bad review, so here we are.
it says it's for male or female, but before I knew that, I thought it was for a female and I just wasn't feeling it. Knowing a male can wear it, I kept just sniffing the bottle and I actually like it.
I would say its a good scent
I was really looking forward to trying this. Its a good scent, last long and does the job. Honestly though its a scent that i need to be in the mood for its not an edc cologne in my opinion.
ACQUA DI PARMA COLONIA PURA
LOVED IT!! It had the best smell ever!
I liked this fragrance after the third time I tried it. It took me off guard because it smelled so masculine. It’s a fragrance that is good for a night out.
Loved this earthy, yet light floral top sultry notes. Received many compliments and i knew it agreed with my chemistry. I am ordering the full size bottle now!!
light, citrusy smell.
light smell, nice for everyday.
Decent at best
Very citrusy, sugary. Almost feminine - not for me.
This smell is AMAZING. so crisp and clean and not too strong. Has a hint if spice. I looove it. Usually i prefer musk smells but this is wonderful
nice fragrance but flowery
I liked the fragrance but it does have a soft / flowery after scent to it which is not something I really like
Not for me
Not a bad smell but it’s not for me
I love it!
Smell is ethereal I love it
I smell nice not much my type
Not For me
First spray, first impression... was that of a masuline scent. It may be for some but not my taste. It also didnt help that my daughters thought I got a "Mans Cologne" and they scrunched there noses at it. :( Better luck bext time.
I didn’t like it at first spray comes off strong , a more mature sent for sure . It gets lighter throughout the day but still didn’t enjoy it
Sweet but clean fragrance. Good everyday scent
you have to really like the aqua scent , clean and crisp but strong
This is my kind of perfume. Aromatic, citrus and floral.
Smells Great, Doesn't last long...
This cologne has a great scent but you have to really lay it on to have it be strong enough to smell (5-7 sprays). It is not a strong/overpowering scent, much more of a subtle hint here and there. I would recommend trying it, but get it with a second choice for the month or you'll run out before you get your next shipment.
Not for me, too spicy
This smells more like a mens cologne to me. I'm learning that lean toward the floral and citrus scents.
it is cologne...
Not What i expected
This scent was not for me. I thought it was going to be something totally different. It was more of a musk than a clean scent to me.
The scent is very much fresh haircut in a black barbershop
It smells like sanatized clippers and oil sheen, it's not necessarily unpleasant, but it's not a fresh scent you smell like on purpose
This cologne stays on my body and I can smell it even after 5-7 hours later
Nice, but short lived.
This is a nice, inoffensive, clean citrus scent. This reminds me of Prada's Luna Rossa, but with a nice citrus note -- and I like this better. I would think this would be perform best as a summer scent, but would work in fall and spring as well. A woman could pull this off, but it skews masculine. The drawback? Longevity, it didn't project for long on me...maybe 2 hours at most, although a skin scent remained for 4-5 hours.
I sent that is wonderful. Finally one that is not so sweet that you get a headache.
Women LOVE IT
I keep being asked "what are you wearing" and they make it clear that it is turning them on.
Really nice citrus blend, not overpowering and doesn't fade quickly either.
Nice smell that don't last, very disappointed
Acqua di parma colonia
it smells sort of like an old person and a little too manly...
Scent is a bit too masculine for me. I do like masculine-leaning perfumes but this one just smelled a little aftershave-ish
Good cologne just doesn’t last that long
My boyfriend and I both love this cologne! Definitely going to purchase the full size!
Loving this scent! I wish it lasted longer though.
it smells to me more for men its ok.
LOVE this scent!
This scent is fresh and clean (to me), and has primarily citrusy and floral notes. I love smelling myself once it's on (as does my s.o.). It's been great for Spring and Summer, but I prefer something more deep and intense for Fall and Winter. This scent doesn't last all day, though most for me don't.
This was my 1st ADP i have tried. This opens with a nice clean citrus. After about 30 mins it changes to a white floral. This last about 2 hours. Lastly is the full dry down. Musk and patchouli are on skin close scent. Reminds me a lot of the dry down of ADG Profumo. Fun thing of this scent is wafts of aquatics come and go off skin. Happy with this and my wife noticed this scent an hour after applying.
The scent was ok. Not really my thing.
Really like this one... has a very nice mix of citrus, floral and musk. The more I wear it the more I like it.
I love citrus, clean scents and this definitely did not dissappoint!
A fresh, orange-y, classic scent. Perfect for summer.
not that great
sorry didnt work for me, its more of an evening type of cologne, the scent goes away rather quickly
you're absolutely right.. it does not last
Great all around
Smooth and sofisticated. Great scent and lasting as well.
Want to cancel my subscription now
Light masculine scent. Great for a night on the town.
soft, clean, mild scent
Loved this recommendation! Soft scent that does not overpower and makes you feel pretty!
Didn't smell like I thought it would. However, each time I have worn it I have received multiple compliments. :)
One of my favorites!
I have seen some people not wanting to give 5 stars for not being their "favorite," but its not about being your favorite. It's about being one of your favorites. The scent is very citrusy and does not require much spray. It lasts all day and the scent changes throughout the day as your natural scent blends with it, making it quite unique. I have received many compliments from women. However, and this is most important to me, this is a unisex scent. Anyone can use it!
I gave this 4 stars because it’s not my favorite scent ever, but it is very nice. Don’t need to use very much at all. Very potent, but not in an obnoxious way!
Flowers dominate the after
This is my first scent. It is not too powerful which is good because strong perfumes give me a headache. This scent is clean and stays on all day despite the humidity of the summer.
Lovely fresh summer scent
This could become a go-to summer scent for me. A little deeper than some with good staying power on my skin.
my favorite scent
This is one of my favorite scents and most definitely one of my most complimented on scents.
Too much citrus
Scent did not smell bad was just way too much citrus felt like i was carrying an orange
Due to allergies I have trouble finding perfume I can ware. I love this one!
True to it's name, it feels like a summer night at the beach. It's light and citrusy. It would not be my go-to scent, but I'm enjoy it's light and breezy feel.
Acqua di parma
Very sweet smelling medium not to strong very impressive to have definitely a winner
This scent was refreshing and sexy!!!
Loved it..good longevity...Love Acqua di parma brand..
First fragrance tried
This is the first fragrance that I received since I subscribed. I really like it, but like other reviews I have read, it doesn't last long. I can put it on in the morning and 2 hours later I can't even smell it. It is still a favorite.
Smells great, but not very long lasting or strong smell
This is a lovely fragrance, but it’s very weak, stays close to the skin, and doesn’t last long.
acqua di parma colonia pura
smells like a mans cologne
Versitile clean fragrance.
I could definitely smell the citrus when I first applied the perfume. It vanished quickly to a soft powdery scent. I love the freshness and cleanliness of it. Not overly floral at all. It has nice spice undertones as well that could actually be unisex. Every once in a while I get the faint hint of a masculine cologne. This is a keeper for me.
Reminded me of like an Avon old lady perfume... not for me!
Good lasting smell
Spray on in the morning and at night you can still smell it.. I love this fragrance... can’t wait till next months
9/10 very aromatic better than i expected .. everyone i passed by asked what cologne im wearing
Acqua di parma
At first I didn’t think that I would like it. Kind of smelled like grandpa would put on. Now that I tried it out I’ve noticed the sophisticated notes. I really enjoy the scent.
love this scent
I have worn the original Acqua Di Parma and I really enjoy this scent for the summer. I will probably stick to this as a go to summer scent for sure.
Not a huge fan of this one. A little too musky for me. Was hoping it would be a bit more citrusy and florally. Looking for more of a feminine scent.
Aqua di Parma
I really like the fresh but not overbearing scent.
Fresh and light
Great smelling scent that is fresh and misty. Reminds me of cousin Acqua Di Gio, but is not long lasting.
Not what I like
It does smell good but it smells like a men’s cologne to me.
ACQUA DI PARMA COLONIA PURA
The moment I got it, I tried it! My Best friend is the one who told me about scent bird!!! He sent me the link. Although, he said he couldn't do it at the moment and thought I would like to try Scent Bird. The fragrance was great. My perfume cologne shelf is full of colognes. I had never tried this one. I will buy the larger bottle when I go to the mall. I love the way someone can scent a widee range of fragrances, before you actually go out and buy. Oh by the way......My BFF decided to enroll. His wife did him a subscription for Father's day. Scent Bird is definitely a must!!!!.
Found a Ringer of a Scent for my Catalog of Colognes
This scent I immediately fell in love with as soon as I put it on. It did not seem to have an amount that I could put on that ever smelt to me as too much of a good thing, mind you I never tried hard to find out where that limit was, but three or four sprays didn't over-power my nostrils. The scent leans heavily on the cedar wood, orange, and Jasmine scents. It has a clean smell that works for days, nights, dates, work, and casual get-together situations. Will definitely buy a full-sized bottle when I can.
A little disappointed
After an hour I could not smell this on me at all. Like the scent, but it did not last.
My most favorite scent
This is my all time favorite scent!
Not for me
The scent itself is pleasant but it made me smell more like a man than I was looking for.
Overall it was a very good scent. For sure a club banger. Performance was awesome. Just not 5 star because on me it just not really last as long as I wanted it too.
Great all day
Complex scent but fresh and light. Good all day and great for the evening. Perfect really
One of my favorites so far
Love the smell of this. It has a business casual sophisticated feel. Only draw back is that it doesn't last very long. Have to use a lot
I love this fragrance. I don't care for the deep musky scents because they give me a headache. This scent is a perfect blend of a citrus, musk, and rich floral scents. I would wear this on a date night or out with the girls. I wore it to work and received several compliments about how good the perfume smelled.
Not my kind
Very fruity. People said I smelled like I smoked a joint
A little disappointed
I made this pick against my better judgement and I should have listened to my gut. Way to feminine to be for a man. It wasn’t a bad fragrance it just wasn’t for me I guess.
Love this one- Everyday wear. Sophisticated
Great smell, I can't get enough of.
Definitely not for the younger people. Is a dated smell! Do not care for it.
Ok but still not my type
The Complexity of an old Soul
If the scent of an old soul, that has lived a long life is your thing, PICK THIS SCENT. There isn't for a guy out there that strives to smell like an old lady that came out of the powder room after "freshening up". Think of Talc/talcum or cheap baby powder: which by the way IS NOT OKAY.
Crisp clean winner
Loved the crisp clean scent of this fragrance. I will definitely be adding this to my regular rotation.
Beautiful citrus scent. Full bottle worthy
I enjoyed the light send citrusy but yet sophisticated definitely worth purchasing I really enjoy this one.
Poor length of scent
Fragrance barley smelt after a few minutes.
..... Used to wear this stuff tho it was marketed under a different name. It was Jean Naté After Bath Splash.
I was expecting wonderful things from this cologne, but it's quite boring and bland. It smells like the sort of thing a female vicar might wear if she were trying to smell vaguely pleasant without upsetting anyone. I would not recommend this to anyone who's looking for a distinctive fragrance; it's like you've sprayed on lime-infused talcum.
Sweet Citrus Spring Frangrance
Sweet citrus best for spring evenings
It’s not bad
It’s just not a fav. Would wear every no and then.
Acqua Di Parma
Very easy to use this every day, fresh yet subtle, extra spritz to wear all day and for events.
Very light and citrus love the smell and would recommend
On the Mediterranean
Oh my goodness! I was taken back to the shores of Naples, Greece with this fragrance. Citrusy, light, flirty and fresh! I LOVE this scent. I could wear it everyday!
Acqua Di Parma Colonia Pura
I really like the scent of this cologne. It's warm, yet it commands attention! Of all the colognes I have, my wife thinks that this is the sexiest of them all. I must agree, this cologne is inviting, and is worth giving it a try. I'm going to buy the 3.5oz bottle!
One of my favorite scents so far. Doesn’t last as long as I’d like though.
Interesting twist, I love it
My scent profile is pretty predictable and so I thought I'd try something new. I love this scent. At first, the fruity and somewhat floral fragrance and when that dissipates, it smells more complex and woodsy. Clean smell, doesn't last as long as I'd like.
Ok but not great.
Maybe a bit to bold. I like something a little softer.
Honey, it doesn't get any softer than this.
Classic Acqua Di Parma DNA with citrus/aquatic twist
This scent is a twist on the cologne/barbershop fragrance, with a twist of Italian citrus and aquatic notes. If you like Acqua Di Parma original, you will most likely like this modern release. This fragrance smells well groomed, casual and fun. This performs well in the heat but longevity is not so great.
Too powdery for men
This one smells way too powdery to be a men’s fragrance. Was not happy with it and it gave me watery eyes for hours even after a two showers back to back. Sure someone will like it but it’s not for me.
YES, I agree, POWDER TALC/TALCUM it is NOT a scent for a man!
great fragrance but doesn't last.
This is a really nice scent. It's very casual, and pretty soapy-- almost like you just got out of the shower! I'd rank it higher if it lasted more than 4 hours but alas.
Smells great. Works for a veriaty of situations.
Enjoy the scent not a everyday use but refreshing
Plan on buying this cologne
I really enjoyed this cologne. From the scent it gives from the start to the final scent that is left after it drys. It lasts longer than most of the past fragrances I've got through Scentbird also. The smell has a energetic, uplifting feel to it once it drys and reminds me someone slightly of Aqua de Gio. Great scent all around and plan on purchasing in the near future.
Lost for words
I have actually not been satisfied with any of my scents so far. They have all smelled so bad and this one by far may be the worst. It smells like the old school "Joop" and i hated that smell back then as well. I tried giving this the benefit of the doubt but so far i have recieved 4 scents and they have all been absolutely horrible. Im thinking of a subscription cancellation to he honest.
A little bit of spice
Initially, I wanted to like the scent, but after about 15 minutes it changed to somewhat of a spicy scent, and with overtones of a scent I couldn’t recognize, but smelled weirdly stale. Interestingly, it didn’t last long on my skin but it did last on my clothing. Lesson learned: pay attention to the description! I don’t like spice smells in my perfume, and now that I reread the description I can see spice is mentioned. My fault. I was paying too much attention to the fresh and floral. For that reason I give it a 3 instead of 2.
This scent feels very fresh and clean and I am complemented every time I wear it. xo
Woodsy and powdery
Not my type. I don’t honestly remember adding this to my que.
I am asking daily what are u wearing it smells amazing this by far is one of the best ones orders!
Definitely not for me
To me this is for men. Way too masculine and strong!
This is a very light and refreshing scent. It has a bit of a musk scent to it. One of my favorites so far!!
Hit or MisTer?
Not a huge fan. This scent seems a little too masculine for my taste, like it would be more suited as a cologne for men.
this one is mine
i've always loved acqua di gio on my Bf and have stolen it from time to time. This is the same but different scent. and it's mine... no more thieving
I didn't realize this was a unisex perfume....too heavy. I didn't smell any of the orange in it. Not for me :( This is the 2nd one in a row I haven't liked.
perfect Summer fragrance
A classic revisited. If you like citrus- jasmine fragrance for the spring/summer then this is the one. Sillage is okay
Acqua Di Parma
The scent was good.
Great first scent
A very light, fresh scent. Lasts about 5 hours. I've been trying to find a new spring/summer scent and this is in contention but seems a bit generic. Doesn't seem like a signature scent but am happy to have tried it out. Initial spray is a bit feminine and overpowering but then settles in really well.
initially, gf said it was too feminine, but loves it after a week. A cleaner, more floral alternative to the more leathery tobacco stuff i normally wear.
Not my favorite.
It smelled too much like a men's cologne for my tastes. I like spicy and woodsy but this one missed the mark. I gave it to my dad and he seems to enjoy it.
Amazing. I wish I could have a full size. I may just reorder this every month. Recommend! I get so many compliments.
Acqua de Parma
I wasnt impressed with this scent I feel it is too "woodsy" & better on a man than a woman
I really had high hopes for this one given the hype. I was pretty disappointed however. It doesn't smell bad by any means. But at the same time it doesn't really smell that good either. It's just meh. And when I spend my cold hard cash on a fragrance, I want it to be better than meh. It smells very clean, fresh, and old. When I wore it I couldn't stop feeling like I was a 70 year old man who had just stepped out of the shower on a spring morning. Like I said, it's not unpleasant, just nothing special.
I've had Acqua di Parma colognes before and I loved them. This one didn't do it for me. Not very distinctive and no staying power. Couldn't smell it anymore an hour after I put it on.
It was very strong when first sprayed and smells like a man's cologne. Also, had a weird lingering scent that did not appeal to me.
Medium fragrance with a crisp citrus like aroma that's very pleasant smelling. Definitely a spring collection cologne for me.
A nice clean fresh scent
Nice and light
Nice and light scent but doesn't last long.
Smells really good. I like it
A new favorite
I definitely enjoy this scent a lot and have received quite a few compliments about it. Not a very heavy scent, but it definitely makes a statement. I think the only word I can use to describe it is "classic".
This was not at all what I was hoping for......very powdery scent....reminds me of what a really old grandma would wear....way too sweet and powdery and cannot detect any spice as the Scentbird description mentions. I dont recommend it.
Good long lasting scent that is different from the fruity/fresh scents I normally prefer. This is more like Room 1015 Power ballad - has an edge to it.
Accurate description (masculine, sunny, spicy)
Was surprised by the very masculine scent initially, however it does fade to a more floral scent (as description states). Not my favorite but fun to wear for a change.
Strong! Spray lightly
This is much nicer after a few hours It might be a bit masculine for me Will have to give it a little time
Nice for Spring
The scent is spot on with the description. I’m loving it!
Too manly for me; only lasted about 3 hours
When I first sprayed this on I liked that it was fresh and citrusy. But as those notes faded away, it just started smelling too masculine for me. 3 hours later, the scent is totally gone. Very disappointed! My dad likes this brand so I'll give it to him.
Had almost a cheap scent to it I wasn't crazy about.