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Description
A bold contrast of vivid florals and sensual ebony woods, Modern Muse Chic is inspired by the woman who defines style on her own terms. Jasmine sambac, stargazer lilies and tuberose combine with agarwood and cashmere woods in this complex scent.
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Estée Lauder Modern Muse Chic main notes

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Scent type
Floral
56
Personality
Elegant
31
Occasion
Everyday
45
Season
Fall
39
Attributes
Fresh
28
Complexity
Refined
25

Estée Lauder Modern Muse Chic rating and reviews

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3.8 out of 5
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/12/2020
Gave me a headache
It smell like it could be for and older lady perfume. It does lasts longer than expected. After a good while it does starts to smell a little better.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/26/2020
Not for me
It was too strong and I prefer a sweeter scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
Yes
Love.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/18/2020
Happy
Very happy with this one 🤣
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/11/2020
Just not my preference
Smells good just not my preference
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/05/2020
Modern Muse review
My first time trying and I love it
Rated2on the scale of0to5
05/31/2020
Didn’t care for it
Did not like it
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/28/2020
Loved it! Would definitely get again!
smelled wonderful and would definitely get again!! 💛
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/28/2020
Not for me
I was disappointed by this Scentbird recommendation. The scent is VERY mature, VERY musky and over-powering. Glad that this service exists so that I wouldn't waste any more than a subscription fee to sample.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/23/2020
One of my favorite perfumes
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
💋
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
Tammy
I absolutly loved this one!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
Beautiful
One of my favorites! Smells glamorous and feminine.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/16/2020
esteem lauder
what can I say besides yummy!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/14/2020
loved it!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/10/2020
Love
Really classy sent, and so pretty! I definitely might need to buy a full bottle of this!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/09/2020
love it
It is so beautiful and sensual just like everything that Estée Lauder makes
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/07/2020
I love this one this is my first.
Strong at first then then a wonderful scent .
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/07/2020
My favorite!!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/07/2020
Very classy and lite!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/05/2020
I love it!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/03/2020
Stay on me the entire day, I loved.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/29/2020
Scent of a Cougar
Estée Lauder has really disappointed me with this one. I was excited to try this because it was originally promoted as a more youthful scent, as Estée Lauder products tend to be more for a mature woman. But this scent is a bizzare of a Channel like combination of musk, flowers and powder. This perfume is for someone who is “a cool mom” if you know what I mean. Anyways it doesn’t stink just not my cup of tea.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/28/2020
it wasn't the scent I was looking for; not a good match for me
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/25/2020
The modern muse chic is the better of the two
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/24/2020
well
although made by my favorite this was not as strong as I would of liked
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/23/2020
didn't like as much as I like their main line
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/19/2020
Love this scent!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
Meh
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
Favorite
Love it!!!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
Need to rate
Need to rate
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/15/2020
Soft and Sweet
I love this perfume. Soft and sweet smelling. Not to strong. Just simply amazing.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/08/2020
It is a soft and sexy sent. Great for date or sensual night.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/29/2020
Age:
18 to 24
Skin type:
Combination
LOVE!
Love this scent! It smells so light and sweet and lasts a very long time! It's good for everyday use and just smells very feminine and nice. The only thing that bothered me just a little was the vial was a bit bigger than the rest so it took some prying out of the case.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
03/26/2020
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Normal
Very vintage/outdated floral smell 😟
Thought I’d love this perfume because it has some of my favorite notes in it (tuberose, musk, jasmine), but boy was I wrong. This perfume has a very vintage smell... the first thought I had was “old lady perfume” but I know people on here hate that description because old ladies can wear any type of perfume. But what I (and I think most people who use that term) mean is it smells like a perfume your grandma started wearing 20-30+ years ago and still wears today. It reminds me of that strong smelling potpourri that was popular in homes 20+ years ago. It smells like an extremely outdated floral. Nothing modern about this perfume at all! I tried to like it and sprayed it on a couple different times but I totally get what other reviews said about getting headaches. It’s THAT type of old, heavy, potpourri, floral scent. The sheer amount of reviews containing the words “old lady” and “grandma” should tell you all you need to know, lol.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
03/25/2020
It’s a no from me, dog
As much as I wanted to love this perfume, it smelled WAY too powdery for me, and gave me the worst headache known to man-kind. Never once got a compliment bc I only tried this perfume three (3) times. All three (3) times, I bought a new shirt at work just to get rid of the smell and save myself from the upcoming headache. Although, once you get passed the powdery notes, it does smell really fresh, and pretty. I imagine a powerful bosslady/bossman wearing this scent and commanding the floor with simple, yet authoritative strides. But still, it’s a no from me.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/15/2020
Me in a bottle
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/11/2020
Such a pretty and fresh scent!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
03/05/2020
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Oily
Damages and overcharged
It came damaged and smelt horrible. The bag was also not sealed properly. The bottle opening was.broken and therefore leaked inside the packaging. I have not had too many good experiences. I also was over charged for March. I was charged $21.59 and i pay $14.99. I am irate and would like to cancel my account. Please make things right and message me on what will happen.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/05/2020
fresh
This scent stayed with me the whole day.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
03/01/2020
It’s okay.
It’s pretty strong and musky. Smells a little powdery. So if that’s what you like, this one is a good choice for you. It’s not really “me” so I never wear this one, I will likely give it away. While the scent is not bad, it just feels a little more mature than I’m ready for yet.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/20/2020
Very nice scent
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/19/2020
ABSOLUTELY Love this smell. Its definitely a formal smell. But you can wear anytime of the day. I get so many compliments on it!! Another New favorite. Don't spray to much. A couple of squirts and you will have that smell that will attract. Many!!!
Rated2on the scale of0to5
02/12/2020
gave me a headache
Rated1on the scale of0to5
02/10/2020
Grandma fragrance =\
Was a little too “old” for me. Reminded me of something a grandma would wear. May be because my Mom wore Knowing from Estée Lauder & this had hints of that fragrance.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
02/09/2020
It smells like an older woman's perfume.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/04/2020
Age:
25 to 34
One of my favorites
I like how soft yet bold this one is
Rated1on the scale of0to5
02/04/2020
Pick the wrong perfume
Not the one I wanted. I didn’t give a fair shot
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/31/2020
Loved this scent!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
01/31/2020
I like it!!
Smells good and it lasts. No complaints!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/29/2020
Age:
35 to 44
Smell good
It has a smell that is wonderful
Rated5on the scale of0to5
01/27/2020
Nice, very clean
Rated1on the scale of0to5
01/23/2020
Too strong, older smell.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
01/19/2020
Age:
25 to 34
M
I liked this scent very nice
Rated4on the scale of0to5
01/19/2020
Your grandma’s purfume
I DO like this perfume. But it totally reminds me of my grandma. And to be honest I think I’ll be getting it for her for her birthday. I will continue to wear the rest of it but it’s too “posh” for me. I like an airy scent and this is very musky. So if you like that - then this is totally for you!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
01/18/2020
No no no
Horrible smell! My 87 year old grandmother would wear this...
Rated1on the scale of0to5
01/13/2020
Age:
35 to 44
Gross
I hated this. It smells old lady (I’m 39 if that says anything). I gave it to the front desk receptionist at work. She’s a much older woman and hopefully will enjoy it.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
12/30/2019
Not an appealing smell at all
I thought this combination of jasmine and tuberose would pair well with the cashmere wood and musk but it ends up smelling powdery and of an elderly woman variety. The jasmine and tuberose are overpowered by the crisp, sharp cashmere wood. such a shame. I tried to like it, but it didnt reach me.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
12/27/2019
It was okay, but not my favorite.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
12/04/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Long lasting
It’s very goof smell that stays on all day
Rated3on the scale of0to5
12/01/2019
Okay scent
I felt like it did not go great with my natural body fragrance
Rated5on the scale of0to5
11/30/2019
Not impressed
Erica
01/13/2020
But you rated it 5 stars! LOL
Helpful?
Sarah
03/26/2020
@Erika K. LOL, my thoughts exactly! @Lisa M. If it doesn’t impress you, why are you rating it 5/5 stars? Do you understand how the rating system works?
Helpful?
Rated1on the scale of0to5
11/24/2019
Meh
1 spray does a lot just too rose scented for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
11/23/2019
Love it!
Beautiful scent. One of my favorites, and I receive lots of compliments when I wear it.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
11/20/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Don't Like It
It kind of smells like what an old lady would wear.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
11/20/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Lady
Love how this one was soft sented.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
10/20/2019
Floral
I love the floral rose scent. Very light
Rated5on the scale of0to5
09/21/2019
Age:
55 to 64
Skin type:
Normal
Great
This is,my it time joining. I hope I'm not disappointed.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
09/04/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Combination
Old Lady Smell
Unfortunately this fragrance didn’t work for me. It has smell that is too classic, so to me it smelled more like a perfume my grandma would use. It is pretty lasting though. So if you like the classic smells like Paloma Picasso and other fragrance classics, you may enjoy the smell of this one.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/03/2019
Not a fan
I like the other modern muse but this one I just couldn’t wear it.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
08/17/2019
Not for me
Didn’t care for it at all
Rated3on the scale of0to5
08/16/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Spicy and Sweet
This scent didn’t impress me, it’s forgettable. It’s a little spicy and a tad sweet, but it does not linger. It does not last long at all. After the initial spray, you won’t remember it’s on you because the scent doesn’t last.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
08/11/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Fygfg
Chuhffyu
Rated2on the scale of0to5
08/02/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Not a big fan
I really didn’t like this scent much It has a old lady scent to it
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/31/2019
Mrs. Pena
Love the scent refreshing not too strong. Friends have asked what I am wearing good feedback. I am 64 years old with sensitive skin and some allergies but not Estée Lauder perfumes.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/16/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Combination
Not for me
I loved this on a co-worker, tried it myself. How bout not! Absolutely to musky for me
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/03/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Normal
Ms
I LOVE THIS!!!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/26/2019
Amazing!
One of my absolute favorites!!!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/21/2019
Age:
17 or under
Skin type:
Combination
unique
unique scent very feminine
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/21/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Sensitive
Elegant scent
I really enjoyed this fragrance and I received many compliments.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/20/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Glam & long lasting
I live this scent for my day to day. And with just 2 hits I’m good all day
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/05/2019
sherry.grady@hcahealthcare.com
Nice everyday scent
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/31/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Dry
Strong and almost sour.
I was expecting floral but I'm not getting any of that from this fragrance. It has a strong chemical smell That is almost sour. That's the best way I can describe it. I tried it on to see if it would be different once I was wearing it but I found it to be Ben worse. I changed my shirt and used wipes for my arms and neck and I STILL can't get rid of it the smell (I used to sprays). So Pro: if you love this it's long lasting and a little goes a long way. Lol This fragrance also seems off season. It's is a very heavy perfume and seems much more appropriate for the fall and for a matronly woman. I'm a little bummed bc it's my first fragrance and I waited 3 weeks for it to get here. If there's a way to send this one back I'd love too bc I will absolutely NEVER wear it.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/30/2019
Age:
55 to 64
Skin type:
Dry
Beautiful
Very light, fresh and a hint of rose.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/08/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Fresh and Floral!
Great for Spring and Summer.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/25/2019
Age:
18 to 24
Estee Lauder Modern Muse Chic
It smelled good but I didn't think it was a very good perfume for a teenager and young adult... it kinda smelt like a ilder honey suckle
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/11/2019
Age:
25 to 34
Skin type:
Normal
Mature Scent
Strong fragrance. Definitely a scent for a mature seasoned woman. Not my favorite. Goes on strong.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/09/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Combination
Amazing!!!
My new favorite!!!! Love love love this smell!!!!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/05/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Dry
Chic
I really enjoyed the scent
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/02/2019
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Normal
Estee Lauder
I love it!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
03/31/2019
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Sensitive
Maxine
This scent smells beautiful. It’s very sophisticated and personally, I would wear to a dinner or party, not to work.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/26/2019
Perfect for me!
Amazing scent! I was pleasantly surprised. Feminine and sexy. Softens to a wonderful powdery fragrance.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
02/05/2019
Old
Normally I love this cologne. It’s one of my go to scents...so handy for a little scent bird to be purse ready. Couldn’t use this one it was old and had gotten that strong aged smell. This is one that needs to be fresh or at least within the realm of wearing. Love scent bird and have tried a few scents in the last year. Love the convenience of the little spray canister!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
02/04/2019
Timeless
This is a beautiful and timeless scent that should be a staple for everyone.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
11/17/2018
Bold but nice
I love estee lauder frangrances, but this one was a little over powering for me..I still like it, i just dont need as much..
Rated1on the scale of0to5
11/15/2018
Horrific
This smelled so bad I spray one spray and ughh it's just awful I had to change my clothes and the scent was just so over powering could still smell like it. I guess be ok if you need to cover up some really bad funky body odor this would deffiently hide it with a horrific smell . Very very very strong.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
11/09/2018
Excellant fragance
Excellent Fragrance. Love these
Rated2on the scale of0to5
10/12/2018
Mature
Its a nice smelling perfume but a bit mature for my taste.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
10/09/2018
Reviews
Loved it
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/17/2018
Smells like a grandmother
I did not like this scent at all. I had high hopes due to the reviews, but when I tried it it did not smell AT ALL like I expected. The musk is overpowering and it smells like a grandmother or church lady. I'm in my 30's, so not terribly young, but this one was way too "old" for me. I do no recommend unless that is the type of scent you are going for.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
09/14/2018
Baby powder
This smells just like baby powder which smells good but it’s not what I’m looking for in a perfume.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
09/09/2018
Modern Muse
Not too strong and smells amazing.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
09/08/2018
Gardenia affair
I love this perfume for everyday and sometimes night. Gardenias stay in my skin and I love it.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
08/13/2018
Great scent! For my mom.
It smells nice.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
07/16/2018
Strong Floral Scent
I like it I feel like its a sophisticated smell. But it is strong when you first put it on. But once it starts to fade a little I do enjoy it. Just might overwhelm people in a small area. Good for going out for the night.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
07/05/2018
Too strong
I thought the scent might be a bit softer but every time I've used it, the scent seems to take over.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
07/05/2018
modern muse
It's a nice fragrance...thought the scent would last longer.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/02/2018
do not like
I do not like this fragrance at all.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/30/2018
New Favorite
Beautiful light scent...
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/28/2018
NOT for me
It’s a nice mature smelling perfume. Not my favorite, a little too woody for my taste
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/25/2018
I hate the smell
This perfume smell of wood. Not for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/04/2018
Amazing
Light and floral notes, perfect for everyday.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/02/2018
Wasn’t sure at first
A little heavy for day wear, but that’s OK! The scent is growing on me.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2018
Chic
Love this fragrance!! So clean and sophisticated!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/10/2018
Good for my mother in law. Not for me.
This perfume smells nice. Good quality fragance suitable for a mature women. Not for me. It’s very sweet, warm and strog. Not what I expected when I read the notes. That’s why I gave this perfume to my in law. She loves it!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/09/2018
Best smelling I’ve got
This is a really subtle scent but you can still catch a whiff of it on yourself every now and then. It’s super light, which is fine because I was looking for an elegant yet casual scent that you could literally wear to something as simple as a trip the grocery store. A great everyday scent. Crisp and clean. Would recommend for warmer months.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/02/2018
Sweet at first ..
Just a little too floral for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/02/2018
Loving it
Yes. I love the scent. I referred my beat friend.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/30/2018
Never heard of it
Thought I’d give it a try long lasting pretty scent
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/29/2018
MM
I really love how well the perfume stayed during a whole day. It has a very chic vibe to it!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/28/2018
Loved it
Este lauder is one of the few perfumes that last on me. I loved this scent!
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/24/2018
SMELLS AMAZING!
It has a bit of a strong smell at the beginning, but for some reason as the day goes by it smells better. It also is very long lasting so that's a big plus for me! The only reason why im giving this a 4 star and not a 5 is because of the initial strong smell, but other than that i love it!!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/24/2018
Its alright
It is a nice scent however just not for me. Reminded me of something my grand mother would wear.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/22/2018
Love it!
This is a classic fragrance to wear day or night. It can be built to be stronger, or just a little for a fresh day scent. I always get compliments on this fragrance. It is a fresh clean scent.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/16/2018
People like this?
When you spray it smells like an old lady. Then when it calms down it smells like an old lady. Some perfumes simmer down and are tolerable. Or calm down to a different scent. Not this. this is the most horrible smell my nose has ever encountered. To say it smells like an old lady is offensive to old ladies. Nobody should ever smell this bad.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/08/2018
Great
Great scent.