"One spray goes a long way!"
Women’s perfumes are a great way to express yourself and can be effective to impress those around you.
For the female, it is like the icing on the cake when it comes to their outfit and personality.
In terms of notes, the top notes are the opening of the perfume which is the initial scent you smell.
Meanwhile, the centric of the aroma are heart notes, the base notes being the depth and solidity of the fragrance.
Do not rub on the application as this will ruin the dimensions and development of the delicate perfume.
We explore the most complimented women’s perfumes, admirable to the woman wearing the fragrance and those around her.
The perfumes below are perfect gift ideas for your loved ones, whether it’s Valentine’s Day, Mothers Day or Christmas, they will suit every occasion.
Popular brands include; Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Marc Jacobs and more as well as exclusive views from the public.
Carolina Herrera Good Girl EDP
Top Notes: Almond, Bergamot, Lemon.
Heart Notes: Sandalwood, Tuberose, Iris, Jasmine Sambac.
Base Notes: Cacao, Tonka Beans, Patchouli, Vanilla, Coffee, Cinnamon, Praline.
Starting off with a 2016 release, from the brand Carolina Herrera, we have Good Girl. This strong compliment getting women’s perfume belongs to the oriental fragrance family.
This is for the modern female who likes to express her good and bad side. Uniquely, it takes vision from Carolina Herrera and her inspiration of duality of the modern woman.
If you are a powerful, sophisticated yet daring lady, this sexy scent is the one for you. Good Girl will push you to your limits, breaking the necks of those around you.
The independent female who is a Good Girl will be unforgettable, she will captivate you with her sheer confidence. More so, her elegance is simply mesmerising and her positive spirit will charm many.
The great composition of this fragrance helps the woman to reveal her good and bad side. From the luminous tuberose to the best quality jasmine sambac with the addictive notes of roasted tonic beans, it has it all.
Ironically, it is named Good Girl but oozes the message of ‘it’s so good to be bad’. To expand, the bottle is distinctive, it symbolises the power of the heel.
It is the paramount symbol of power, passion and sensuality, combining the attraction and knowledge of the individual woman. As the saying goes, ‘if you give a girl the right shoe, she can conquer the world’.
Good Girl is fitting for a sociable evening and night setting during the colder season. To add, this beautiful, long-lasting scent is a great gift option and/or an item to treat yourself to.
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle EDP
Top Notes: Orange, Bergamot.
Heart Notes: Jasmine, Turkish Rose, Ylang-Ylang.
Base Notes: Patchouli, Vanilla, Vetiver.
From the house of Chanel, we have the 2001 release of Coco Mademoiselle. This dazzling women’s perfume falls nicely into the oriental-floral fragrance family.
Notably, Coco Mademoiselle is the quintessence of the lady who is bold yet free-spirited. The olfactory draws on the reflection of the woman who is an independent thinker who at the same time loves to break rules.
In fact, she is willingly happy to write her own fate. It is for the female who carries a strong personality and is full of surprises.
The opening of energetic orange awaken the senses instantly whilst the heart is pure and sensual. Enjoying the sweet and luxury scent of Coco Mademoiselle, Tax Advisor R. Fursier reveals:
“This sweet scent gives a warm, evening and winter feel. For me, this would be a luxury scent used for a special evening event.”
Significantly, the base notes of this sweet scent leave a brilliant trail. The bottle is simple and effective, portraying the endearing, mischievous and light-hearted individual.
Coco Mademoiselle performs very well and lasts long all whilst being extremely fresh. Just like chai, you can use this item all year round, day and night.
Chanel Chance EDP
Top Notes: Pink Pepper.
Heart Notes: Jasmine, Iris.
Base Notes: Patchouli, Vanilla, Musk.
Another classy perfume from Chanel is Chance, releasing in 2005. This beautiful fragrance falls into the floral category.
Chance is for the woman who likes to take a chance, is unpredictable and emerges when you least anticipate it.
She likes to seize the day and live life to the fullest.
However, once you grab hold of it, the impossible is possible. Most importantly, Chance will sweep you away into an uproar of happiness and fantasy.
The composition of Chance works very well, creating a great florally sweet scent. Consequently, this is due to pink pepper, jasmine and patchouli working ever so well together.
In terms of the juice, the aroma will for sure leave a cool scent trail, ready for the compliments. The packaging of Chance is simple yet effective and the clean liquid features in a beautiful round bottle.
This perfume is ideal for all seasons and can also be applied day or night for any setting. Take a chance with Chanel Chance.
Dior J’adore EDP
Top Notes: Ylang-Ylang, Bergamot, Pear, Peach, Melon, Orange Blossom.
Heart Notes: Damask Rose, Indian Jasmine Sambac, Orchid, Violet, Plum.
Base Notes: Musk, Vanilla, Blackberry, Cedar.
The house of Dior is very exquisite when it comes to creating fragrances. Coming onto the scene in 1999, the lovely J’adore belongs with the floral fragrance family.
Chiefly, this beautiful women’s perfume is very finely crafted down to each and every little detail. More so, it is like a custom flower with the use of essences of ylang-ylang, Turkish damask rose and Indian jasmine sambac.
Additionally, the combination of jasmine sambac and warm orange blossom unite their strengths and differences to further aid the floral scent. This all adds up brilliantly to combine together and project a great floral-fruity aroma.
Effortlessly, J’adore is able to gush seductively and play as a signature scent for the female. Admiring the refreshing feeling of her personal favourite J’adore, Sonya A, Customer Assistant at Debenhams states:
“J’Adore is a classic and one of my personal favourites. The scent of the jasmine, rose and plum keeps me feeling refreshed all day. Suitable for all seasons and one spray goes a long way!”
As feminine as this pretty perfume is, the bottle delivers perfectly well in embodying a female. The shape is very curvaceous, also featuring the famous Maasai necklace in gold at the neck of the bottle.
To ensure compliments sway your way, the glamourous J’adore can be worn all year round, day and night. Just like poppadoms, J’adore can be very addictive.
Dior Pure Poison EDP
Top Notes: Orange, Bergamot, Jasmine.
Heart Notes: Orange Blossom, Gardenia.
Base Notes: White Musk, Cedar, Sandalwood, White Amber.
Another fine piece of art from designer Dior is Pure Poison. This poisonously elegant women’s perfume belongs to the floral fragrance family.
Undoubtedly, do not be mistaken by its fragrance family, although it is sweet, it is a dangerous piece. To clarify, the individual might seem innocent, but deep down they are mysterious in many ways.
As the lady spritz the potion of Pure Poison over her, she will feel sophisticated and captivated.
As a matter of fact, the magic of this perfume will make her feel on top of the world.
The poison of the spray will have people around the female going crazy, gravitating closer towards her. Also, she is enchanting, making the scent bubble even better.
It is one of the best attractive jasmine based perfumes which will surprise and astonish. The bottle itself is gorgeously enchanting, featuring a mystical colour with a cool cap.
This smooth scent can be worn in any situation, even whilst relaxing and watching a Bollywood movie. Additionally, the poise of Pure Poison is perfect all year round, night and day.
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense EDP
Top Notes: Lemon, Green Apple, Peach Skin.
Heart Notes: Marigold, Jasmine.
Base Notes: Musk, Amber, Cedarwood.
From the house of D&G, we have the 2017 release of Light Blue Eau Intense. This women’s perfume belongs to the fruity-floral fragrance family, making it perfect for the hot summer.
The opening of this fragrance is simply addictive for both the wearer and the people around her. Notably, this is achieved due to the duo of the tanginess of the lemon and green apple.
Light Blue Eau Intense will truly have the female feeling sexy all summer long. Also, it is much better and stronger than the original 2001 release of Light Blue.
It expresses a deeper vibe, a more intensity of the escape and exploration of the Mediterranean Sea. As a result, this stunner is more than just a scent, it is the aura of the Mediterranean Sea.
The fruit and floral notes blend elegantly well with marigold at the centre of the perfume. Furthermore, it enhances the glow of the centric jasmine to reveal the attractiveness of the fragrance and the wearer.
Meanwhile, the dry down signature of amber and precious musks aids in melting into your sun-kissed skin. In other words, it will give off a vibrant yet sensuous feel and awakening.
The rectangular bottle represents the sea well with its frosted glass bottle and the light shade of blue. Essentially, it characterises a lady enjoying the sun, with its refinement, sleek lines and suave cap.
Altogether, this powerhouse of a summer scent is superb for those spring and summer days. Especially as its longevity and performance are great with Light Blue Eau Intense.
Guerlain Mon Guerlain EDP
Top Notes: Bergamot, Carla Lavender.
Heart Notes: Paradisone, Sambac Jasmine, Coumarin.
Base Notes: Iris, Vanilla, Sandalwood.
Coming into the markets in 2017, Mon Guerlain is an all-season all-occasion type of women’s perfume. Categorically, it belongs to the fresh oriental fragrance family.
This compliment grabbing scent symbolises today’s femininity. More so, it allows the female to express her strength, freedom and passion.
This beaut of a perfume enhances raw materials exceptionally, from the sambac jasmine from India to the sandalwood from Australia to the Vanilla from Papua New Guinea.
Similarly, it allows the wearer to express their history through the experiences that they have encountered. Therefore, the individual showcases her passion for success, expertise and generosity.
This creative fragrance is truly the epitome of beauty.
For instance, the note of lavender is simply seductive and divine, going hand in hand with the alluring vanilla.
Notably, the bottle takes inspiration from Guerlain’s iconic ‘quadrilobe’ bottles, created first in 1908. One century later, Mon Guerlain has gracefully enhanced the classic, with a weighty glass and sensual curves, conveying contemporary femininity.
Whether you are chilling with your mates or going to an evening date with your partner, Mon Guerlain works flawlessly. Day or night, this fragrance will perform well, making you noticeable in all situations.
Lancome La Vie Est Belle EDP
Top Notes: Pear, Blackberry.
Heart Notes: Iris, Orange Blossom, Jasmine Sambac
Base Notes: Patchouli, Tonka Bean, Vanilla, Praline.
Moving onto the best selling women’s perfume from Lancome, we have the La Vie Est Belle. This quality scent which released in 2012 belongs in the floral-oriental family.
Interestingly, La Vie Est Belle is a French expression which means life is beautiful which is amazing. Likewise, the aroma of this feminine aroma is just as beautiful.
If you take pleasure from the small things in life, luminant natural beauty then look no further! If you are a woman who is looking for compliments, La Vie Est Belle is perfect for you.
Simply, this refreshing perfume embodies life and happiness, universally declaring the beauty of life. La Vie Est Belle carries an immense fragrance DNA powerful like a royal queen.
The gourmand iris note present within the heart of this jolly scent is a key part of spreading happiness. It is brilliantly surrounded by wonderful fragrance notes which complement each other.
Just like the juice, the bottle is well thought out. It comes in a crystal square bottle, topped with a grey organza ribbon, forming the twin wings of freedom.
Above all, La Vie Est Belle is a brilliant perfume for all women. Versatility is highly present here too as you can pretty much wear this all year round, night and day.
Marc Jacobs Daisy EDT
Top Notes: Wild Berries, Grapefruit, Violet Leaf.
Heart Notes: Jasmine, White Violet, Gardenia.
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Vanilla, Musk.
Marc Jacobs makes superb women’s perfumes and Daisy is one of them. In effect, this irresistible scent belongs to the floral woody fragrance family, hitting shelves in 2007.
The aroma of Daisy expresses the purity of the individual. She is beautifully charming, optimistic yet likes things simple and classic.
More so, the wearer will feel young at heart, radiating positive energy through her openness, love and playfulness. The opening is fruity-fresh, the heart is vibrantly florally and the base embodies warmth just like her personality.
Daisy is for the lady who naturally has confidence within herself. She is not looking for compliments but they come her way. Praising the scent of Daisy, Sim B, Office Administrator articulates:
“This is one of my favourite perfumes. It’s a lovely refreshing light scent that I love to use in spring/summer either in the day or evening.”
Accordingly, the bottle entails sophistication, is classic and luxurious. It comes in a weighty glass with soft rounded edges, featuring a scattering of daisies as the cap.
In short, Daisy is a go-to hot weather perfume. Best wear is seen during the day, whilst you could be enjoying a cool Kulfi with friends and/or family.
Marc Jacobs Decadence EDP
Top Notes: Italian Plum, Iris, Saffron.
Heart Notes: Bulgarian Rose, Jasmine Sambac, Orris.
Base Notes: Liquid Amber, Vetiver, Papyrus.
Another powerhouse of a fragrance from Marc Jacob is Decadence. This charming women’s perfume took shelves by a storm in 2015, fitting into the floral-woody category.
Explicitly, Decadence is a glamourous aroma that invites the lady to indulge. More so, it is a statement piece for the female of today, from the stylish bottle to the scent craftsmanship.
From the get-go, you will receive a blitz of compliments from both sexes. For instance, the top notes have a succulent sultry opening mainly due to the bold Italian plum note.
Like the wearer, the heart is luxurious, with the base giving off an extravagantly glowing dry down. Keeping it short and sweet, General Practitioner R. Kaur conveys:
“I like Decadence as it is sweet and sleek for a special evening meet.”
The bottle of this seductive scent is very revolutionary. To clarify, it features a design which is accordingly taken inspirations from the iconic handbags of Marc Jacobs.
Ultimately, Decadence boosts the spirits of what Marc Jacobs fragrances are all about, taking it to a whole new level. Ideally, Decadence should be sprinkled on the skin during colder evening settings.
Paco Rabanne Pure XS EDP
Top Notes: Ylang-Ylang.
Heart Notes: Salty-Sweety Popcorn, Ambrette Seed.
Base Notes: Hot Vanilla, Sandalwood.
Paco Rabanne delivers fabulous fragrances and Pure XS is no different! Firmly, this 2018 launch is perfect for the colder seasons, going into the floral-oriental scent category.
Just like the men’s Pure XS, this women’s perfume is definitely excess in its purest state. Similarly, it causes havoc, catching a lot of attention due to its simple yet effective fragrance DNA.
Pure XS is alluring, the scent will intrigue many and intoxicate their senses excessively for the better. Falling in love with Pure XS, Esha Ali, Psychology Student expresses:
“Paco Rabanne Pure XS is an erotic fragrance and is essential for special events as it has a strong, but lovely, long-lasting aroma.”
“The bottle itself is really appealing especially with the snake draped along the neck of the bottle. I was recommended this perfume by a friend and instantly fell in love with its beautiful scent. I hope you do too.”
The raw erotica of Pure XS will ensure you feel the sex-appeal of the wearer. All senses will absolutely captivate, accelerate and escalate due to her sheer beauty, confidence and energy.
Also, the bottle comes in a pink velvet box, screaming bliss, featuring a sculptural bottle with gold detailing. Preferably, Pure XS should hit your skin during the wonderful winter days and nights.
Parfums de Marley Delina EDP
Top Notes: Rhubarb, Lychee, Bergamot, Nutmeg.
Heart Notes: Turkish Rose, Petalia, Vanilla.
Base Notes: Cashmere Wood, Vetiver, Incense, Musk.
From the high-end perfumery brand, Parfums de Marley, we have the all-pink women’s perfume Delina. Releasing in 2017, the romantic Delina is part of the floral fragrance family.
Girls wearing this be warned, you will be bombarded with compliments coming your way left, right and centre. Certainly, the scent bubble is powerful, ensuring an alluring scent trail is left around you.
Primarily, this is done due to the opening being all things bright and sweet. Specifically, the opening notes of lychee and rhubarb infuse seamlessly to give off the juiciness and tanginess.
The balance of the notes cleverly produces a sense of complexity and comfort. Naturally, the cashmere wood notes coat the scent exceptionally, ensuring a rosy, fruity, velvety women’s perfume.
This gem truly is femininity in a bottle, being as its a very girly and sexy scent. The bottle itself comes in an all pink, with the addition of pink tassels.
The overall package of the scent and the bottle will definitely be a great gift idea for a special someone. Delina is perfect to be worn during spring and summer to get the best out of the floral scent.
Theirry Mugler Alien EDP
Top Notes: Jasmine Sambac.
Heart Notes: White Amber.
Base Notes: Cashmeran Wood.
Landing on planet earth in 2005, Alien by Theirry Mugler came onto the scene. Specifically, this extraordinary women’s perfume goes under the floral-woody fragrance family.
Figuratively speaking, Alien is out of this world, both in terms of the scent and the bottle. As it states on the Mugler site, “Alien is the daughter of the sun, half woman, half goddess”.
Alien is for the lady who wants to unleash her promiscuous side.
Whilst wearing this sensual fragrance, females will feel mystical and very sexy all due to the excellence of this perfumery.
Hence, this mysterious fragrance will leave an alluring scent trail because of the delicacy of the jasmine sambac. Particularly, the jasmine sambac is hand-picked in India in which was attentively selected.
This compliment receiving scent comes in a deep rich purple and gold detailing bottle. Markedly, it takes inspiration from the precious stone symbolising tranquillity and mediation, amethyst.
Make that special person’s day and gift her Alien. It will certainly take her out of this world. By all means, Alien tailors more of towards the evenings and nights of the cold and cosy season.
Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb EDP
Top Notes: Mandarin, Bergamot, Pink Pepper, Osmanthus, Saffron.
Heart Notes: Roses, Jasmine Sambac, Olives.
Base Notes: Amber, Vanilla, Patchouli, Oud.
Exploding the market in 2005, Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf will get those compliments you seek. It is part of the floral-oriental fragrance family.
As the name indicates, this beautiful women’s perfume is an explosion of floral madness. Unexpectedly, it will feel like thousands of flower bouquets hit you and those around you.
Thus, Flowerbomb will allow the lady to rise to her ultra-feminine due to this delicious and sensual powerhouse.
More so, it is for the sophisticated individual who is powerful, bold and girly. The composition of the aroma will give you energy and soul, reflective of your strong and dynamic personality.
Indeed, this fragrance will leave a powerful impression. The bottle is amazing and well designed as the juice features in a glass grenade bottle, including a floral shaped pin.
This florally sexy scent would definitely make a woman happy. Although Flowerbomb can be worn during the day, it is best for elegant evenings out.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium EDP
Top Notes: Black Coffee, Mandarine, Bergamot, Pink Pepper, Pear.
Heart Notes: Orange Blossom, Tuberose, Jasmin Sambac.
Base Notes: White Musk, Vanilla Beans, Cashmeran, Patchouli.
Hitting the shelves in 2014, Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium is one of the most loved women’s perfumes. It categorises into one of the floral-oriental fragrance family.
This is for the woman who is glamourous and is full of substantial energy. She admires looking for new experiences and nothing will stop her tracks.
There is something about her, she is very mysterious which is very intriguing.
Black Opium is very edgy, it brings out the electrifying energy of black coffee with the feminity of flowers. This sexy scent is vibrant, sensual and addictive, which creates a contrasting vibe of light and dark.
The perfumers have done an amazing job in terms of the overall scent. Loving the performance and uniqueness of Black Opium, Sales Consultant H. Kanji expresses:
“It’s quite rare to find a long-lasting fragrance, that not only smells nice but is very unique. Black Opium is an old fragrance but a very good one!
“It’s got a lovely bold scent which complements in both day and night.
“Also, I got lots of compliments throughout the day as it smelt gorgeous!”
This bold and confident perfume comes in a nice bottle. It is square-shaped with a pink centre, dark and decorated sprinkled with sequins.
Overall, Black Opium is a divine perfume aimed to be worn during autumn and winter. It performs effortlessly during those cold yet fun Bhangra and Bollywood blasting nights out.
In conclusion, to understand these fabulous fragrances better, it is best to try them out on your skin.
See the scent work wonders, develop gracefully and rail in those compliments!
Honourable mentions for other perfumes include Chanel Chloe, Christian Dior Feve Delicieuse and Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy Gold Couture.