Sniff out the hottest scents around right now
Whether you’re looking for a new scent for yourself or just feel like spoiling someone special, we’ve got the lowdown on the best women’s perfumes to buy right now. Spritz, squirt and spray your way to perfume perfection with the best-smelling scents in town.
With top notes of pear, bergamot and pink pepper, heart notes of orange flower, jasmine and tuberose and base notes of iris, tonka and patchouli, this perfume’s a full-on floral sensation. Better than a bunch of flowers, we reckon!
If you fancy something a little fresher for everyday wear, try Lancôme La Vie Est Belle En Rose Eau de Toilette, which is a fruitier interpretation of the scent. If you’re after a bit more drama, take things up a notch with Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum Intense, which, you guessed it, is the intense version. And if you already love La Vie Est Belle and are looking for something similar to add to your perfume cabinet, Lancôme Idôel Eau de Parfum might just become your latest fragrance obsession.
With top notes of neroli, bitter orange and raspberry, heart notes of orange flower and jasmine and base notes of patchouli and honey, there’s no surprise this little number has made it onto our list of best women’s perfume. It’s perfect for helping you feel (and smell) a million dollars, and that bottle’s going to look great on your dressing table, too.
For a fresher twist on the classic try Paco Rabanne Lady Million Lucky Eau de Parfum. If you fancy something else from the same fragrance family, check out Paco Rabanne Lady Million Empire, the latest addition to the Lady Million line-up.
This feminine fragrance contains top notes of black coffee for an instant hit, followed by white floral heart notes and gorgeous vanilla base notes – the perfect perfume for the lady who likes to make a lasting impression.
Dial back the drama with YSL Black Opium Eau de Toilette, a lighter version of the fragrance, or make an even bigger scent statement with YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum Intense.
An iconic women’s perfume, Flowerbomb is the scent that really makes an entrance. With top notes of bergamot and tea, heart notes of jasmine, freesia and orchid and base notes of centiflora rose and patchouli, it’s a bouquet in a bottle. Perfect for the lady who loves her florals and isn’t afraid to smell blooming marvellous!
If you want something a bit lighter for everyday wear, try Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Toilette. For an intense take on the scent, check out Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Nectar Eau de Parfum, an oriental twist on the floral original. Or for an even sexier version of your favourite perfume try Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Midnight Eau de Parfum to really awaken the senses.
It wouldn’t be a list of best women’s perfumes without this statement fragrance, right? Everything from the bottle design to the scent itself oozes femininity and sophistication. With top notes of wild berries and white violet, heart notes bursting with jasmine and base notes of sandalwood all housed in that statement bottle, it’s instantly recognisable.
Grab a fresh version of this scent with Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh Eau de Toilette, or take things up a notch with the intense version, Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau de Toilette.
If you’re already crazy about Daisy and are looking for something similar to add to your perfume collection, check out Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau so Sweet Eau de Toilette, which is a sweeter take on the classic scent.
Create a scents of occasion with this beautiful perfume, featuring top notes of Sicilian bergamot, mandarin oil and blackcurrant liqueur (yum), heart notes of rose, neroli and Egyptian jasmine and lingering base notes of patchouli oil, amber and vanilla. It’s the perfect perfume for the lady who loves a subtly sensual scent.
Pick up Giorgio Armani Si Eau de Toilette for a fresher take on the scent, or for a burst of intensity try Armani Si Passione Eau de Parfum. For something a bit more subtle check out Giorgio Armani Si Fiori Eau de Parfum, which is a more delicate version.
With white notes of orange blossom, jasmine and tuberose and dark notes of vetiver and patchouli, this perfume is truly scent-sational. Calling itself “a tribute to bold femininity”, L’Interdit is no wallflower, so step out of the shadows and make a statement with this chic scent.
If you’re already in love with L’Interdit and fancy something fruity and floral from the same fragrance family, try Givenchy Live Irrésistible Eau de Parfum.
If you’re after something for the man in your life too, take a look at our top men’s aftershave where we talk scents from the sporty to the super-sophisticated, and everything in between.