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Opium Eau De Toilette Spray
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The overtly sensual side of the Yves Saint Laurent perfume masterpiece is less assertive in the Eau de Toilette, but only a little. The opulent, decadent character is immediately apparent from the immediate swoon of mandarin and bergamot notes, deepened by myrrh, jasmine and carnation. Amber unlocks the final noteā€¦ and the heart of the woman who wears it. In a chic Chinoiserie-inspired flacon.



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Opium Eau De Toilette Spray
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Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Kelly D: Love it!! Mar 2, 2014
alan w: classy Dec 16, 2013
Bruce K: same as above. Dec 12, 2013
Richard Y: wife likes it Dec 7, 2013
Mary Beth P: Long time favorite Dec 1, 2013
Alphonsus K: My wife has been using this product for years Nov 24, 2013
Alma B: I have just recently discovered this formula of Opium. I used to think that an eau de toilette would be too watered down to last through the day. I was wrong! This is an excellent choice for me to use daily! YSL online store gives me the option to buy the different formulas of my favorite scent. Oct 1, 2013
Ruth S: Have used this scent for years. Love it! Aug 18, 2013
Davina A: mom likes/wants it Jun 28, 2013
LAUREL R: It's Opium! Enough said. Jun 3, 2013
Nancy S: I always get asked what I am wearing. It is a marveleous scent. May 1, 2013
Alycon P: I thought it was the original formula, but found out otherwise. A Nordstrom employee explained that the International Fragrance Board banned certain ingredients several years ago, and that's why the old fragrance cannot return. I wish your representatives had simply told me that when I called. I recently discovered that even Macy's did not know the formula had been changed. Apr 13, 2013
Dianne M: It's my favorite perfume & you offered free shipping. Thank You. Apr 3, 2013
Alice K: LOVE IT!
Been wearing Opium exclusively for over 30 years! I get so many compliments!
Mar 28, 2013
Deborah K: Nice fragrance for everyday use Mar 16, 2013
Adriana G: Best 2011 Spicy Fragrance in InStyle magazine Mar 12, 2013
Julie H: Husband loves it. Dec 17, 2012
Emory H: My wife likes it. Nov 27, 2012
Martha A: Because I was nearly out. Had to replenish! Nov 19, 2012
Delinda H: I've been wearing this fragrance for years. I love it. I receive compliments on it all the time, and don't care to wear any other. Nov 11, 2012
Julie G: Love the scent! Always gets compliments! Nov 4, 2012
Ayalita C: I am 93 years old & have used this for many many years. Love it. Sep 30, 2012
Salle T: Opium is the only perfume that I wear! Sep 5, 2012
Trudy R: I had a family member who was wearing it and I loved the smell and wanted to try someon my own. I just get wrapped up in the fragrence. Sep 2, 2012
Darlene G: I love it Sep 2, 2012
Kelly D: Been wearing Opium for 20+ years. Favorite!! Aug 23, 2012
mary m: i like the perfume and it is easy to order on line Aug 8, 2012
Lottie L: My favorite fragrance and a great buy. Jul 18, 2012
Barbara B: used it for years - daughter always gave to me for Christmas - ran out too soon Jul 8, 2012
Donald R: Wife love's it, prefers this over the Parfum Jun 26, 2012
Margaret M C: My daily usage product. It would be to expensive to liberally use the pure Parfum or Parfum spray (that I also have) on a daily basis Jun 18, 2012
Sal L: my wife Jun 17, 2012
Margaret B: I have been using this Opium for over 25 years May 21, 2012
Donna D: When I was in college my Dad bought this fragrance for me. Whenever I used it, I would get so many compliments. The owner of the bar that I used to frequent in college used to sniff my neck every time I entered the place. Great memories. May 4, 2012
Lyndadiane L: Love the scent. Get a lot of hugs because of. :) Apr 9, 2012
Debora L: Birthday present for my mom who loves Opium and has worn it for years. Mar 30, 2012
BARRY K: My wife also likes this product alot. Mar 22, 2012
Maria N asked: It is true that you changed the formula from the original? Mar 21, 2012
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Joan M: YSL truly needs to address the question of whether or not the formula has been changed from the original. They should do this PUBLICLY and OFFICIALLY to quell all of the doubt and questions regarding this fragrance. To not address this openly is disingenuous and fraudulent, especially knowing that many customers are concerned and suspicious. Customers should not have to call them to ask. Please address this officially! Nov 15, 2013
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Marsha A: I have been using Opium for years....just bought a new bottle and the smell is entirely different and very unpleasant!!.....What happened?....I will never purchase again until the original fragrance is back Jun 24, 2012
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Nancy S: I just boght the toilet spray and I do not believe the formula has changed only the appearance of the bottle. Still the same fragrance and I love it. Mar 22, 2012
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BARRY K: I do not think so. My wife has been using Opium since the 70's ( I think) Mar 22, 2012
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Patricia B: I don't keacenow. I hope not. I've worn this fragrence since its launch. Mar 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: can I get the original Opium anywhere? Jan 16, 2013
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Sally L: I've tried to get the original scent everywhere but nothing smells like the Opium I got 5 years ago.... got several from Yves Saint Laurent and they are not the same. Used to have a soft sexy spicy scent.....the only thing that still has the scent is bath gel.....and body cream-lotion... the perfume and toilette spray has something missing... whatever they stopped using or changed totally ruined the original scent...... sorry... Jan 16, 2013
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kathy r: Sorry, I do not know where to buy original Opium formula at this time. Jan 16, 2013
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Mihir B: You can get it here. It is original Jan 16, 2013
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A shopper asked: I have been using Opium for years..However, just got another bottle and the smell is different!!..Don't like it at all!!...Why change a good thing?...will not be buying again Apr 22, 2012
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Renee C: I have used this for 20+ years as well and have gotten bottles that do not smell like the original at all, even w/the old packaging. Very disappointing. I'm very leary of buying it online any more because of this and Opium is not easy to find at any retail outlet. Apr 28, 2012
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Kim M: I order Opium Eau De Toilette Spray and Parfum frequently and have not noticed any "difference" in either form of this wonderful fragrance. After loving this fragrance for more than 25 years, ordering directly from Yves Saint Laurent always ensures I receive the "original"....I wouldn't have it any other way! Apr 22, 2012
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Kim L: The only difference is packaging...and that isn't very good I noticed no difference in smell thank goodness Nov 18, 2012
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A shopper asked: What has happened to OPIUM Eau De Toilette Spray? It no longer has the beautiful fragrance it had three years ago, plus it no longer lingers on the body. The fragrance immediately evaporates. Is too much alcohol added? I no longer get compliments like I used to.
Brenda A.
Feb 1, 2013
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Alycon P: Brenda: Opium EDT has, unfortunately, been reformulated, and I share your disappointment. Recently I inquired of YSL whether the company might consider re-introducing the original formula alongside the new one, but was told that no such plan is being considered. I even went so far as to inquire of a major department store's fragrance counter staff whether they could tell me what fragrance other disgruntled Opium users have been purchasing as an alternative to Opium, but even they did not realize that Opium had been changed. Like you, I no longer receive compliments, and, sad to say, I will be moving on to another fragrance for the first time in two decades. Feb 2, 2013
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Jack T: I have not noticed any difference in the longevity of the fragrance. Feb 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: is the original scent ever coming back? Jan 27, 2013
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Joyce R: I've been using Opium exlusively ( I won even let the sales rep in a department store spray me with a sample of a fragrance!) for more than 20 years. I actually have had people stop me on the street to ask me what perfume I' m wearing.....I love Opium!!! I never even knew there was another scent!!! So, I gave no idea what you're talking about!!
Would love to hear the answer from YSL !!
Jan 27, 2013
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Jane L: I have not noticed a difference, however if you have ask youself these questions. 1) have you gone on a new medicine or has the dosage changed.
2) have you gained weight, this will also effect your smell. 3) if you have reached menopause, this also will effect your smell.
Jan 28, 2013
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Jan Z asked: I've been wearing Opium for over 20 years. I just purchased the 'new' bottle and cannot believe the difference in the product. It is no longer the 'essence' smell but a strong smell. Whatever you changed gave me an immediate headache! I have no idea what to do since I'm known for my opium. Is there a way to buy only the 'classic' and not the new formula? I do not like it and will be returning it. Jun 6, 2012
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Joyce R: I feel the same way..the product I recieved fails to smell like a sample in Oprah Magazine. Sorry I spent the money, very disappointed. Jun 7, 2012
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Alice K: I have also been wearing Opium over 25 years, and like you, people always compliment the way Opium smells on me. I used to wear the perfume but now wear the Eau de Toilette along with the shower gel, or sometimes the body cream. (I used to use the soap as well, and wish YSL would re-introduce it!). I have not noticed a change in the fragrance at all. I do not like the Belle d'Opium. Perhaps you bought that by mistake? I think layering the fragrance works really well and keeps the scent alive all day. Jun 6, 2012
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A shopper asked: I bought a bottle of opium and cream set. It is not the same smell. I have been wearing Opium for years, received many complements. I wear it everyday.
Why did the scent change. I do not like the new scent at all. When is the scent we love going to be on the market??
I will have to find a different scent if it does not return. Will you let me know???.
Apr 30, 2013
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A shopper asked: Please change Opium back to the original formula ... or change the name ... IT IS NOT OPIUM ANYMORE? Dec 2, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is there a difference between Eau de Toilette spray and Eau de Toilette spray for women? Feb 15, 2014
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J F A: I am not aware of the variation - I believe that the Eau de Toilette spray IS for women, not men. Perhaps that represents just a change during production, but I do not think that there is any difference.

Personally, I prefer the parfum because it lasts longer - I do not need as much when applied, and the fragrance seems to last longer throughout the day..
Feb 15, 2014
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Jane M: to my knowledge, there is not difference between the two. Feb 15, 2014
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Louise W: It is the same thing to me. Feb 15, 2014
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Sharyon M: Not that I am aware of Feb 16, 2014
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Charlotte W: No difference Feb 15, 2014
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Sydney M asked: What has changed in the ingredients?? I have my precious old bottle (4.2 oz) of the Opium perfumed body oil spray which is intoxicating to my man. The new perfume smells nothing like this and the body oil spray can no longer be found. When can I find some of the old batch, for something is sorely missing in the new mix. Sydney Feb 10, 2014
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Kimberly G: I admit I did sense a change in the composition of the spray as well as the body cream which I love. I know what you are talking about and it is almost as if the sensual warmth that would be present is now missing. Smells similar but yet not.

I to miss the body oil which I loved as well. I did not care for all the versions of this product that YSL tired to introduce. Stick to the standards - when it is good don't change it.
Feb 11, 2014
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Kathleen C: Dear Sydney

I agree with you, the Opium perfumed body oil spray is not available anymore, at least not in this country. I plan to buy some in Paris this summer as I understand it's still available there. I've worn Opium since it came on the market and the perfume is still tops. The formula hasn't changed for the perfume, just the spray.
Feb 11, 2014
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Carole T: I have used Opium products for over 30 years, and I have never had any genuine Opium product smell different if it was still within a few years of purchase.
I am sorry that I cannot help you with your ptoblem. Opium has always smelled like true Opium to me.
Feb 10, 2014
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Sally L: I have the same question.... Something is missing ...it is not the same .. Feb 20, 2014
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Sally L: I have the same question.... Something is missing ...it is not the same .. Feb 20, 2014
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Julia D asked: I need to know if the new bottle of Opium is the same exact fragance than the original Opium bottle from the 70's ????? Mar 19, 2014
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Carole T: Opium has been my fragrance of choice for about forty years now, or as long as I can remember, anyway.
To know if the 'recipe' has changed, you would have to ask the company that makes it.
As for me, I can tell no difference between the fragrance that I put on today and the fragrance I wore back at the very beginning.
It is simply a part of my life.
Mar 19, 2014
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Elizabeth H: Julia, I wish I could answer that! I buy this fragrance for my daughter who has been wearing it about 20 years, so am not sure how to answer your question. I am sorry I couldn't help you. Mar 19, 2014
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Aggie K: I don't know. It is different but I don't know if it's the opium or my body scent has changed. I don't care for it anymore. Mar 20, 2014
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Donald W: Yes it's a great fragance Mar 19, 2014
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A shopper asked: hi there, I have a bottle of ysl toillette spray that i have had for some time, isn;t there any cheaper bottles out there? Jun 5, 2012
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Kim L: You pay for what you get... Opium isn't cheap It is however worth every penny you pay for it :) Beware if you find it cheaper it probably is not the real thing :( Just like designer purses they Counterfeit perfumes Nov 18, 2012
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JUDITH C: Money should be no object when you want the best for yourself. I've been wearing Opium Eau De Toilette spray now for 20 plus years. I'm glad they finally came back with the dusting powder. I use the shower gel and body lotion and moisturer too.

I love it all. I'm extremely happy with Yvess Saint Laurence products. I just love spoiling myself with them.

Judith Chani, Lake Worth, FL
Jun 5, 2012
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ervin a: I didnt do alot of research on prices. I found it better to buy direct from the company. You get the real deal, better quality and remember. You or your loved one is worth the cost. Jun 6, 2012
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MARGARET S: I I love the fragrance and wish I could find a place to buy it for less. But I've not found it. If you do I would like to know where so I could also take advantage of a savings. Jun 7, 2012
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Dory K asked: did they change the formula back to the original yet.... because they did change it ....it was timeless and now its ordinary...did they change it back yet? Nov 18, 2012
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kathy r: The bottle I ordered in Aug/12 is the poor substitute for the original which I was not aware had changed until I received it. I do not know if the formula has been revised yet --but I hope they change it back because I'm not buying it again until they do. Nov 18, 2012
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Martha A: Good question. I have no idea if they have changed it back or not. Haven't ordered in a while, but need to now. I know I just hate the new bottle. I like the old one much much better. I have been using opium for years and years. Each time I change , I go right back to opium.
Yves Saint Laurent , did you change it back yet?
Martha Allen
Nov 19, 2012
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Kim M: The last time I ordered Opium it was definitely the original! Opium never fails to elicit the question "what fragrance are you wearing" when I'm out and about in the course of the day. Nov 18, 2012
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A shopper asked: what is eau de toilette spray? Mar 7, 2012
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ervin a: All i can say is its a fancy name for spray perfume. I love my Opium. Mar 8, 2012
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tony s: Like perfume, not as concentrated, less expensive, but nice. Mar 8, 2012
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Jack T: Used sparingly it is the faint sent of a woman. Mar 8, 2012
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Mo A asked: how on earth do I open the silly bottle?
......2oz Eau de Toilette it kinda slides down....but I can't get to it !!!!!!!!
Mar 19, 2013
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Mary L. T: I don't think the bottle opens. And I've tried. So, I too, would love an answer to this Q. Mar 20, 2013
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Mo A: Hi Mary,
It took me a fair while but i finally figure out that the 'stopper' is like a cork and simply pops out, but my one was crooked (somehow) ....like when you put the lid back on a jar crooked and it can get stuck if you screw it down too hard..... so I got the back of my Mouse Pad (yes, thats right my Mouse Pad) and put that on the stopper and twisted one way while i twisted the bottle the other way...firmly, but gently.
The bottle actually does not have to come out of the plastic hard cover ...but I did discover it kind of pushes upward from the outer bottom corners so that the bottle 'can' be removed from the plastic case IF you want it out...but I really had to play around with it to get there.

I hope this helps you. And THANK YOU for answering my query too. GOOD LUCK

Mo. Mar 27, 2013
Kenny J asked: What is the best way to tell if I have been sold a fake? my wife says it's not as good as she remembers. I ordered toilette spray, but on the box it says eau de parfum vaporisateur-natural spray. Not sure what it is. Dec 15, 2012
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Kim L asked: Hi i have a question about the new bottle of opium ..i purchased this year i think in feb Half the bottle is gone and the other half wont come out ...Seems the spray nozzle has given me trouble from the start it just drips...I wont however use anything else I adore this fragrance ...was just wondering if they fixed the problem ? I'm getting ready to order the bath powder which is awesome...and i thought I'd order another bottle of perfume Nov 18, 2012
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S J G asked: I received a sample of Opium and loved it. However, this month I ordered a bottle and the fragrance is completely different? I returned it. Feb 26, 2012
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