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Description
Sparkling mandarin is wrapped in dappled, dewy petals and placed in the center of a deliriously lush bouquet of jasmine sambac, sensuous tuberose, delicate lilies and honeysuckle. Madagascar vanilla, rich amber, and the cool spice of musk and patchouli gild the velvet edges of the heady and full floral heart.
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Estée Lauder Modern Muse main notes

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Scent type
Floral
88
Personality
Elegant
48
Occasion
Everyday
59
Season
Spring
50
Attributes
Fresh
34
Complexity
Refined
59

Estée Lauder Modern Muse rating and reviews

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4.1 out of 5
Rated3on the scale of0to5
07/10/2020
not my favorite
old lady smell
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/25/2020
spring dreams
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
Love
Want more
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/13/2020
Wasn't right for me
I Iove almost all of Estee Lauder's fragrances but this one didn't work for me. It smells good on other people & when spraying in the air but it doesn't react well my body chemistry. I ended up giving it to my best friend & it smells amazing on her! 💖
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/10/2020
Smooth
Excelente!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/05/2020
Youthful
So fresh, i love it
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/22/2020
One of my favorite!
Smell exactly like the description! Love this scent; new favorrite!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
Yassss!
"Grow woman" fragrance! I wear it in court..when I'm about to DEVOUR THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ! (I WIN EVERYTIME I WEAR IT!)
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/20/2020
Love it
Smells clean and lady like
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/18/2020
N/A
I loved it Soft seductive Just enough
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/13/2020
Classic smell
This is definitely more of a mature smell. Like, I don’t feel like I’m old enough to be wearing but it’s also still wearable at the same time.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/13/2020
Love the honeysuckle in it but lasting power could be better!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/12/2020
Estee Lauder comes through again with another classy fragrance
Very nice, classic and not overpowering, just a lovely scent and I plan on purchasing a full size (maybe with lotion as I always like to layer my fragrances) soon.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/11/2020
Need a larger scentbird bottle!
I loved it! I just ran out!! I think i used it to many times! Im waiting on my next order!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/10/2020
Sexy classy smell
Perfect for date night
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/10/2020
I hate patchouli and this has that.
I got an instant migraine and threw it away. No thanks.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/07/2020
love this, always gets me lots of compliments
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/06/2020
This fragrance is a cloying overwhelming floral. It is very long lasting - I cannot seem to wash it off.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/06/2020
used this bottle up and went right ro Estée Lauder to grab another.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/06/2020
Absolutely beautiful scent! Loved it so much I ordered a large bottle! Might be my new favorite ❤️
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/05/2020
Loved this frangrance
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/05/2020
Great Scent!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/03/2020
It smells like its for women who is more up in age
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/01/2020
Love this scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/01/2020
Nice and soft. Elegant and classic perfect for autumn or fall. Very nice perfume
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/29/2020
Not sure how I feel but will try this scent again
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/29/2020
nice scent for springtime
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/29/2020
Nice
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/28/2020
Age:
55 to 64
Love this❤️
Just my style
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/27/2020
Smells good
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/27/2020
Nice
Soft,classy,everyday use.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/26/2020
The scent was as i expected..very sexy...long lasting..
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/25/2020
It was OK. Not something I would wear often...
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/25/2020
Very good and sophisticate smell. It's not too sweet and it's perfect to use day or night.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/24/2020
Way too strong for me..
it eas overwhelming
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/23/2020
Granny perfume
Smells like a grandma
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/22/2020
In my opinion
It does not smell like the real product
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/20/2020
Smells like grandma
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/20/2020
Smells good!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/18/2020
love this, very floral
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
Need to rate
Need to rate
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/09/2020
Would definitely order again
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/06/2020
Age:
55 to 64
I love this scent so much . I used it up. Honestly these small tubes are just for a person to try. They're an upgraded version of testers, only you're paying for them
I love this scent so much . I used it up. Honestly these small tubes are just for a person to try. They're an upgraded version of testers, only you're paying for them
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/05/2020
Didnt like the scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/05/2020
Date night. Sexy, sophisticated.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/04/2020
The smell is way to strong,
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/01/2020
I smell like a boss
I’m obsessed with this one. It’s feminine without being fruity or sweet and it’s masculine enough to make me feel like a boss lady. Recommend! Many people are saying it’s a bit bold so beware if you don’t like strong scents
Rated1on the scale of0to5
03/24/2020
Too much
It was a bit too much for me, gave me a bit of a headache
Rated4on the scale of0to5
03/19/2020
Age:
55 to 64
review
Really like the scent. Nice and soft.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
03/19/2020
Overpowering, kind of generic
Rated3on the scale of0to5
03/04/2020
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Fine
It's fine but just not my favorite perfume. It's a little strong and musky.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/29/2020
Love it!!!
This a very nice smell, it smells like a 36yr old, working mom, who is still rocking out ripped jeans when not at work. Lol!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/29/2020
I love the smell!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/22/2020
One of my favs!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
02/21/2020
Modern muse
It smelled good not my favorite though
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/21/2020
Smells amazing
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/20/2020
smells great
I loved this perfume. It smells great and lasts all day on my skin. It comes off strong at first, but it really melts into the skin after a little wear. A little goes a long way.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
02/18/2020
GREAT Not an Old Lady Perfume but for the More Modern, Mature Woman.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/15/2020
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Normal
professional
floral fresh and clean ready to take on the world
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/05/2020
Love it, This has been my staple fragrance since the 1st sample
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/05/2020
one of my favorites
I have always loved this scent. I'm so glad they have it. Floral and sexy. Not too mature. I love it all year round, but some might prefer it for colder months. Unfortunately when I was transferring my new vile to the case I dropped it and it shattered. I'm devastated.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/01/2020
Love Love Love
When I smelled this one, I just knew it was my scent. I love floral yet classy scent it gives. This is on my que quite regularly. I love to wear it to gatherings. I'm always complimented on this one too.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/01/2020
Love
Its a very pleasant and fresh smell. Absolutely love it.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/29/2020
This is my favorite fragrance, light, but seductive!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/25/2020
Love it!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/13/2020
Yum
Rated2on the scale of0to5
01/12/2020
Reminds me of my grandmother
Rated4on the scale of0to5
01/08/2020
Day to Night
As a long time user of Estee Lauder products, Modern Muse lives up to my expectations. This fragrance is bold and definitely modern, yet has a clean softness that lasts throughout the day. It transitions well from day wear to night. Light enough for the office, but sexy enough for a date. Definitely great for everyday.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/05/2020
Age:
45 to 54
LOVE!!!
This is my absolute favorite, fresh, clean, beautiful smell ever!!!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
01/04/2020
Nice but Forgettable
I really like the way this smells in the first 30 minutes of wearing it, but it wears off too quickly and has very little sillage.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
12/31/2019
The scent reminded me of a much older woman which didn't complement my body chemistry.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
12/31/2019
Age:
55 to 64
Skin type:
Combination
Nice however...
Love the scent but it has that Estee Lauder smell, so doesn't seem my style.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
12/30/2019
Loved loved loved
Rated5on the scale of0to5
12/30/2019
I love this perfume, and I received so many compliments! It’s soft, elegant, without being overbearing and the fragrance lasts all day.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
12/26/2019
doesn't smell like it should.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
12/22/2019
Great
Rated4on the scale of0to5
12/16/2019
Its ok
Rated5on the scale of0to5
11/29/2019
It's very elegant and sexy at the same time.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
11/26/2019
Delicious- I can’t spray enough! I turn myself on! LOL
Rated1on the scale of0to5
11/25/2019
i didnt care for the scent...not bad, but not for me
Rated1on the scale of0to5
11/24/2019
I don’t like the smell
Rated1on the scale of0to5
11/19/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Normal
Modern muse
Didn’t like it at all! Horrible. I threw it away.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
11/09/2019
Pleasing Soft Feminine Scent
I enjoy the pleasing soft floral layers with a touch of citrusy sweetness and an end note of patchouli. The only thing I would change, is to take the musk element of the fragrance down a notch or two. That would take it to a whole new level.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
10/22/2019
modern Muse
I think the scent was to bleh and potent and it has a sour foul after smell
Rated5on the scale of0to5
10/01/2019
Age:
55 to 64
Skin type:
Normal
Soft & Feminine
As someone who prefers white flowers & citrus, I enjoy Modern Muse. The touch of vanilla warms the fresh notes beautifully, while still having a sophisticated scent rather than being too 'sweet'
Rated4on the scale of0to5
09/24/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Dry
Womanly
I liked this fragrance although it was strong.It is very womanly yet sweet undertones.Smelled a little like my grandma and strong but a few minutes later the sweet undertones came through.I used a smaller amount the next time I tried it and it was much better.So basically it can be overpowering if you tend to overdue it like me 🤭 less is more with this scent.If you don’t like stronger scents then this one is not for you.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
09/24/2019
Not for me
This scent lacked the depth and complexity one has come to expect from Estee Lauder. The overwhelming smell of jasmine drowned out any hint of vanilla, tuberose, musk or honeysuckle the fragrance claims to possess. And jasmine is a scent I like in very extreme moderation. The best thing I can say about Modern Muse is that it'd be a safe office perfume for a mature woman. And that's not much of a compliment. Will be giving this one away.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/19/2019
Not for me
Really disliked this one. I actually threw it away because I thought it smelled that bad. Very musky and old lady like.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/09/2019
Modern Muse
It stinks.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/04/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Not a fan
Too musky
Rated2on the scale of0to5
09/04/2019
Age:
65 or over
Skin type:
Normal
Not for me!
I was so disappointed with this fragrance. The blend / combination of the scents in this perfume did not compliment each other at all..... it was overpowering and nauseas. I felt like I was a walking "PigPen" (from the Charlie Brown comics) in a big cloud of stinky dust! I reeked !!!!I & just wanted to wash it off!!! This might be okay for someone else's chemistry but most certainly, not mine! A fine perfume is one that is not overpowering, it's one that should not even be smelled by the wearer/(the user), herself., once it has dried,on your skin,. In fact, the wearer might forget she even has perfume on until someone reminds her of how good she smells. 💁🏻‍♀️ I so wanted to like Modern Muse... wishful of finally finding a suitable & satisfying substitute for my (now hard to find), Spellbound by Estée Lauder, which I wore for over 15 years; it became my signature scent I absolutely loved it! And I received hundreds, hundreds of compliments from both men and women; sometimes they would follow me, even chase me out to my car to find out the name of my perfume. I would hear...... your perfume smells wonderful, divine, entrancing, hypnotic, delicious, sexy, ravishing, sensuous, heavenly, enticingly erotic ...... Upon telling them the name, Spellbound, their response.... that it is! Very aptly named I'll keep searching.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
09/03/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Dry
Loved it
I really enjoyed this scent. After working 9 hours I thought that the scent was gone because I couldnt smell it anymore, it was quite the opposite. I didnt put on alot just a couple of sprays is all I used and it could still be smelled 12 hours later. I love this scent.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
08/26/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Meh
Meh
Rated3on the scale of0to5
08/26/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Older Lady Scent
I listened to an amazing podcast about Estee Launder (Great Women of Business, highly recommend) so I had to try one of her scents. Unfortunately this scent reminded me of something more along the lines of a scent my grandmother might wear. Very floral, sort of old school, almost a powdery smell. No offense at all! Just not my style as a 29 year old, with all so respect.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
08/01/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Sexy, sophisticated. BEAUTIFUL!
Love love love !
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/18/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Not for me
Very musky. Reminds me of a grandmother's perfume. Very strong. I like light floral and clean scents so this was not for me at all.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/05/2019
Age:
55 to 64
Skin type:
Dry
Buying the full size.
Estee Lauder has done it again with this gorgeous perfume. It's perfect for today's world.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/05/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Normal
Absolutely LOVE this fragrance!!
I love this fragrance! I got so many compliments and women wanted to know the name of it. I even had to write it down for one lady and explain how Scentbird works for her and how to subscribe! It's a scent that isn't too overpowering and I would wear it everyday and to special occasions. It didn't last as long as I would have liked it to. But I'm the kind of person who loves to hear "wow you smell good". This fragrance is true to the Estee Lauder name. I'm a huge fan.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/30/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Love the smell
I really love this scent it immediately reminded me of a friend from work so now I have to ask if this is what she wears. But I feel like the scent doesn’t last very long that’s why I took away one star. It is a floral but musky scent. More of a grown up/classy scent.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/28/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Dry
The scent reminds me of cemetery flowers
The scent reminds me of cemetery flowers
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/19/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Fine, but not matching based on SB recommendation
ScentBird recommended this based on my love of Tommy Hilfiger Dreaming. The scent is fine and I will wear it occasionally, but it's a bit too musky to be comparable to Dreaming. Gave 3 stars because of the mismatched recommendation for me.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/18/2019
Rich scent
well balanced and lux
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/10/2019
Age:
18 to 24
Skin type:
Combination
My perfect perfume 😍
This is my all time favorite perfume ever. It's a sweet but sexy smell so you it doesn't feel like a little girls perfume. I get so many compliments and everyone loves this smell
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/02/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Not for me.
Was not a fan of this one. It is very strong and feels better fit for fall or winter.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/29/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Love this
Smells just like Gucci Bloom by Gucci and Ginger Lily from Dame Perfumery.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/22/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Yet another delightful fragrance from EL
Esteé Lauder fragrances have been a favorite option in my family going back to my early childhood, so I know previous scents such as Beautiful & variations of White Linen very well. Still, I was, at first, a bit hesitant to purchase a new perfume WITHOUT having tested it on my own skin in person. But Esteé Lauder has yet to disappoint my nose's palette, and Modern Muse is NO EXCEPTION!! It is a perfect balance of ALL its elements - from the Jasmine to the Musk and Tuberose, and everything in between!! It's a classy, yet exhilarating fragrance that I feel would be a great addition to EVERYONE'S fragrance collection!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/18/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Love it
This is great scent for feeling sexy all day. It’s strong but not over powering. And has great scent notes. One of my favorite perfumes.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/16/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Oily
Lovely
Clean and fresh! It’s so lovely!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/16/2019
Such a sophisticated Smell
This scent is just a classic scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/11/2019
Age:
35 to 44
👍
Perfecto!!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/10/2019
Amazing smell!
Love this fragrance!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/10/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Love love love
Love this for daily use
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/02/2019
Age:
18 to 24
Good
Love this scent, but doesn’t have the best lasting power.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/01/2019
Age:
35 to 44
.. loved it.
I like most of Estee Lauders scents and this was no exception.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/18/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Yuck
No offense to people who like this but yuck it smell like an old musty attic. That’s never a good smell ick. I wouldn’t recommend this to anybody p u.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/08/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Normal
Every drop used!
Wow. This fragrance is the best. Super sexy and modern. Very elegant and lasting. I found myself spraying it on whenever I had a chance. Very best scent I’ve tried yet. Will be buying a full bottle
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/06/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Love it
I love it