5 best Women’s fragrances for Spring
Spring is practically here, and whether you’ll be focused on spring cleaning or spring flings, there’s no denying that the season is a time for new, new, and more new. Which means if you’ve ever wanted to switch up your fragrances—or add one to your routine for the first time ever—your moment is now. So I went ahead and handpicked the 5 best spring perfumes for you to choose from, based on what you actually like, to make the whole process a little less daunting. Pick your favorite(s) and get spritzing.
The infamous Chanel No. 5 was launched in 1921, and has been the essence of sophisticated taste since, and the best-selling perfume in the world. Worn by such greats as Marilyn Monroe, this classy fragrance boasts essential oils from a unique floral bouquet of rose, lily of the valley, and jasmine mixed with orris root at its heart. The scent opens with top notes of aldehydes, neroli, ylang ylang, bergamot, and lemon to draw the nose in. A strong base of amber, sandalwood, patchouli, musk, vanilla, oakmoss, vetiver, and civet outline the main attractions.
Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming is the fruity floral fragrance for the woman who loves life and embraces it wholeheartedly. This uplifting, sexy scent is the creation of the nose of Francois Demachy and launched in August 2016. Wear it during the day, and throughout the year, when you want to add a refreshing boost to your step. A heavy sillage ensures this long-lasting fragrance fills the room when you enter and remains behind as a tantalizing reminder of your presence when you make your exit. The top notes of this delicious perfume pyramid include pink pepper, black currant, pomegranate and raspberry. The floral middle notes are peony and May rose. The aromatic base note is white musk.
Creed released a masculine version of this perfume in 2010, but in 2016, it decided to launch the female accompaniment. Aventus is floral, fruity and warm all wrapped into one. A couple spritzes is all you need to excite your senses. It has a rather intriguing blend of notes that exudes confidence. It opens with a luscious array of violet, lemon, green apple, patchouli, pink pepper and bergamot. The heart is composed of styrax, rose, Mysore sandalwood and musk. It ends powerfully with amber, lilac, sweet peach, ylang-ylang and black currant.
Black Orchid Perfume by Tom Ford, Surround yourself in a haze of opulence and sensuality with Black Orchid, a masterful women’s fragrance by Tom Ford. This dark and mysterious blend carries a one-of-a-kind scent that’s spicy, sweet and earthy — the perfect fit for a myriad of late-night occasions. Top notes of rich ylang-ylang, French jasmine, black truffle, blackcurrant and a variety of citruses make way for an energizing and refreshing start. Middle notes of gardenia, lotus, fruity tones and the ever-present ‘black orchid’ invite a dazzling array of floral accents to the mix, while base notes of Oriental incense, white musk, warm amber, heady patchouli and a hint of Mexican chocolate balance the delectable fragrance with a soothing glaze that’s spellbinding.
Bright Crystal Perfume by Versace, Bright Crystal is a floral, fruity and musky fragrance designed by famed Spanish perfumer Alberto Morillas. Released by Versace in 2006, this fresh and luminous perfume is ideal for daytime wear, particularly during warmer months. It opens with resonant top notes of citrusy yuzu and bittersweet pomegranate balanced by a frosted accord. A sweet floral heart of magnolia and peony is softened by watery lotus and blends into a warm, rich base of mahogany, musk and amber. When applied to pulse points, this scent exudes femininity and is perfect for women of all ages.