Rage On With Boadicea The Victorious' Perfumes

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We all have our historical heroes. For us, strong and powerful women like Cleopatra, Catherine The Great, and Eleanor of Aquitaine give us serious girl-power chills. Celebrity stylist-turned-perfumer Michael Boadi is helping us channel another kick-ass chick with his fragrance line Boadicea The Victorious, available for the first time in the United States exclusively at our uptown raison d'être, Henri Bendel. The line is inspired by Brittonic warrior Queen Boadicea, who famously led an uprising against the occupying Roman Empire way back in 60 AD. While we're not quite willing to get that Braveheart, we like the idea that we can smell like courage. And bonus—Each scent is bottled with its own unique pewter Celtic power symbol! Just be careful not too get too overconfident. While you might smell like a warrior queen, Xena's still got you beat in the ass-kicking department.
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Here are our four favorite picks for every type of aura:
Seductive: A fierce mixture of precious musk and ambergris that effortlessly combines with your own natural pheromones. Apply liberally for those dates that involve lingerie, candles, and some chilled champagne.
Divine: The subtle combination of powdery violet, rich jasmine, and styrax--a sweet resin used in perfumery since antiquity--lets you play the good girl with a heady bouquet that's both rich and intimate.
Exotic: This spicy scent has got everything the jet-setting adventurer could crave. With frankincense to bergamot, this perfume will let everyone know that you're a world traveler.
Invigorating: A dash of Sicilian orange paired with black licorice and dark chocolate will wake you up faster than your morning Starbucks, while tasting good enough to eat.
R29 GIVEAWAY:
We're giving one of you the chance to lead your own rebellion with a bottle of the Seductive, a $175 value. Tweet at us @refinery29 with your favorite smell in the world—the one that tickles our olfactory sense scores the scent.
Check our Twitter and Facebook page; We'll announce the winner tomorrow at noon.
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