Everyone deserves to smell amazing, even if it is on a budget. Sure, high-end perfumes have huge fan followings for their unique blends of fragrance notes, and we can’t deny that they have us swooning too. Although, as a result of much cherry-picking we’ve found affordable perfumes that are just as luxurious as their high-end counterparts and we can’t wait to get our hands on them all. Here are some of our favourite picks that will have you smelling like a million bucks without having to burn a hole in your wallet.
Vanilla hands-down is the best fragrance note to opt for if you want to feel expensive. Its sweet and warm aroma profile marries your own body’s scent to create magic. The Body Shop Vanilla Eau De Toilette does just that and at this price point, you just can’t pass it up.
The Colombian singer Shakira introduced her own line of fragrances and the Dance By Shakira Eau De Toilette has won our hearts. It has top notes of fruits like mandarin, grapefruit, bergamot, and pear; flower heart notes like neroli, lily, peony, and orange blossom, and base notes of musk, vanilla, and caramel.
The Ajmal Aristocrat Eau De Parfum For Women is crafted for luxury. It is a rich floral woody fragrance with an ambery accord that lingers on your skin for hours. It has floral top notes of tagetes, orange and bergamot; heart notes of saffron, jasmine and sugar; and base notes of amber, oakmoss and musk.
The Guess Women Eau De Toilette has a fresh, summery fragrance that is a pure delight. It features fruity top notes of green apple, bergamot, strawberry, and tangerine; heart notes of peony, mongolia, freesia, peach, and red berries; and base notes of amber, musk, oakmoss, and cedar.
With a romantic and flirty fragrance profile, the Kanelle Mystique Glamour Eau De Parfum is a treat to the senses with its perfect blend of woody, floral, and fruity notes. It has top notes of apple, blackcurrant, raspberry, and lychee; heart notes of rose, jasmine, and freesia; and base notes of amber, patchouli, cashmeran, and maltol.
If the bottle design hasn’t impressed you already, wait till you find out about what’s inside. The fragrance blend is sweet and alluring with top notes of apple blossom, freesia, plum, and maple sap; heart notes of jasmine, violet, wild rose, and heliotrope; and base notes of sandalwood, cedar, marshmallow, and musk.
A cult-favourite perfume, the Nina Ricci Nina Eau De Toilette is not only stunning to look at but when you get a whiff of the scent, you’re going to fall in love with it. The perfume has top notes of red toffee apple, caipirinha lime, and calabrese lemon; heart notes of moonflower, peony petals, vanilla; and base notes of white cedar, apple tree wood, and cotton musk.
An aroma profile containing ingredients like strawberry, pink pepper, rose and jasmine, the All Good Scents Love & Joy Bloom Eau De Parfum makes you feel like you’re in a fairytale with its whimsical scent.
The Savour & Aura Khus Rooh perfume is reminiscent of the fresh scent of grass in the rain. With a roll-on applicator, this fragrance is travel friendly and has a calming effect on the senses with its blend of wild vetiver and jojoba.
To make your fragrance last longer, you can apply a body lotion to your skin and then spritz on your perfume so that the aroma lingers on your skin throughout the day and night. We recommend:
Take your pick from these affordable fragrances and you will feel like you hit the jackpot.
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