9 Perfumes That Are Actually Worth the Hype


Along with supplying an alluring aroma, perfume can empower, transform and raise confidence in women. With so many options out there, finding the right scent for you can be an overwhelming process. But we’re here to help! Here are eight perfumes that actually live up to the hype and will leave you feeling your best.

Daisy by Marc Jacobs

Made with notes of strawberry, violet leaves and jasmine, Daisy by Marc Jacobs is perfect for those looking for a floral, feminine scent that everyone will appreciate. Not to mention, the bottle is adorned with daisies that will sit beautifully on your bathroom counter or vanity.

Promising review: Hannah says, “This perfume smells so lovely and so fresh! Every time I wear it, I get loads of compliments. This is by far the nicest perfume I’ve ever used!”

Chanel No. 5

The classic and beloved Chanel No.5 is the scent every woman needs in their life. The elegant perfume is made with May Rose and Grasse Jasmine to produce an enticing, floral scent that stands the test of time.

Promising review: CJ says, “This scent is iconic, and will always be iconic. It’s classy and will suit any woman of any age. The scent lasts quite a long time, and I only refresh it once after using it.”

J’adore Dior

Another classic perfume everyone will appreciate is Dior’s J’adore Eau de Parfum. It’s a warmer scent that uses fruity florals to express luxury and femininity. All it takes is one spritz, and you will be left feeling beautiful and classy.

Promising review: Tay says, “I love this fragrance so much. It lasts all day and is very feminine and elegant. I’ve been looking for a fragrance for years, and this one is the only one I really like.”

Philosophy Amazing Grace

The Amazing Grace Eau de Toilette from Philosophy is great for anyone looking for a mixture of musky and feminine scents. Made with Lily of the Valley and bergamot, the perfume uses powdery florals to help users emit confidence and beauty.

Promising review: Kim says, “This is the most light, feminine fragrance I have ever purchased. I get so many compliments on this, and when I wear it, I feel beautiful.”

Libre by Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent’s Libre Eau De Parfum is one scent that everyone can appreciate. While on the stronger side, the warm aroma uses notes of orange blossom, lavender essence and musk accord to produce a daring scent that will entice those around you.

Promising review: Maria says, “This hands down has instantly become my holy grail perfume. It is such a seductive scent. I have gotten so many complements on it, and the staying power is amazing.”

Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb

Not only is it housed in a gorgeous bottle, but Viktor&Rolf’s Flowerbomb smells delightful as well. Made with jasmine, orange blossom and patchouli, the fresh scent is like a garden party in a bottle that radiates class day and night.

Promising review: Lin says, “This scent fills you with a sweet aroma of flowers, but it’s not overpowering. It’s much different than other perfumes. I’ve found my new scent!”

Le Labo Santal 33

For those who enjoy a more neutral scent, Le Labo’s Santal 33 Eau de Parfum is everything. Made with violet accord, cardamom, iris, sandalwood and more, the perfume provides a strong, woodsy aroma that everyone will love.

Promising review: Vee says, “This perfume is simply divine. I don’t think I will buy any other perfume going forward! I love the scent. It’s so refreshing and calming!”

Skylar Vanilla Sky

The light and airy Vanilla Sky Eau de Toilette from Skylar is perfect for those who love a nice vanilla scent. Made with additional notes of cappuccino and caramelized cedar, this one will make you want to curl up in a blanket on a winter day.

Promising review: Maggie says, “This is a great everyday perfume! It has a nice, light scent and smells wonderful. It keeps me fresh all day long. I literally wear it every day.”

Happy by Clinique

Last but not least, Clinique’s Happy is a citrus, floral mixture that is light enough for everyday wear but luxe enough for a night out. Its fresh, soft scent is made up of ruby red grapefruit, boysenberry bush flower and the Hawaiian wedding flower.

Promising review: Sarah says, “This scent is timeless. I’ve always loved it, always will. I always come back to this as my staple because it’s citrusy and reminds me of summer. It’s a must-have!”

Reviews have edited for length and clarity.

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