The fragrance industry is constantly expanding its production and popularity. The high number of fragrances available can make the process of finding the right product feel overwhelming for consumers, especially if they are new to the industry. An article from Pop Sugar detailed 19 of the best starter fragrances for consumers trying to find their ideal first scent.
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Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue eau de toilette is a staple of the fragrance industry, according to the article. It features notes of cedar, green apple and bluebell that produces a clean, year-round scent.
Maison Margiela Replica Bubble Bath is a fresh floral perfume with aromatic soap bubble accord accented by rose super essence, jasmine and lavender. The base notes hold musk and coconut.
Versace Bright Crystal eau de toilette is also a fresh floral perfume. The fruity scent features notes of yuzu and pomegranate.
Tom Ford Rose Prick eau de parfum is a warm floral scent that features Bulgarian rose and rose de mai blended with pepper and spice and base notes of Indonesian patchouli and Turkish rose.
Also from Tom Ford, the Neroli Portofino eau de parfum is a fruity scent inspired by Italy that features Tunisian neroli, Italian bergamot and Sicilian lemon.
The I Want Choo eau de parfum by Jimmy Choo is a gourmand scent with notes of peaches and vanilla.
Chanel N°5 eau de parfum is a floral fragrance that features notes of rose, jasmine, citrus, aldehydes and bourbon vanilla.
The Chanel Chance Eau Fraîche is a clean, citrus scent with notes of citron, jasmine and teakwood.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium eau de parfum is a warm, sweet gourmand fragrance with notes of black coffee, white flowers and vanilla.
Ellis Brooklyn Sun Fruit eau de parfum combines fig, jasmine and vanilla planifolia for a fresh summer-inspired scent.
Le Labo Santal 33 eau de parfum is a woodsy, unisex fragrance that features notes of violet accord, cardamom and sandalwood.
Byredo Gypsy Water eau de parfum is a woody, aromatic fragrance with notes of bergamot, lemon, pepper, and juniper berries.
Another option from Byredo is the Bal D'Afrique eau de parfum. The unisex fragrance combines lemon, woodsy amber and vetiver for a versatile scent that can be worn year-round.
Baccarat Rouge 540 extrait de parfum by Maison Francis Kurkdjian is an updated version of the Baccarat Rouge 540 eau de parfum that produces a more prominent scent. The luxurious woody fragrance is created with ambergris and saffron and features notes of grandiflorum jasmine, bitter almonds and a musky and woody accord.
Also created by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, the Oud Satin Mood eau de parfum is a woody ambery scent with notes of violet accord, oud wood, vanilla, amber accord, Bulgarian rose and Turkish rose absolute.
Another oud wood-inspired fragrance is the Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud cologne intense. The woody floral scent features notes of damask rose, oud wood and clove.
Les Deux No 2 Perfume is a sweet unisex fragrance with notes of amber, jasmine, saffron and marigold.
Another fragrance that produces a sweet scent is the Kilian Paris Angels Share eau de parfum. The bourbon-inspired gourmand fragrance combines notes of cognac, oakwood and tonka bean.
A perfume oil is an option for a consumer who wants to dabble in fragrances without making a large financial investment. The Nest Fragrances Madagascar Vanilla Perfume Oil is a warm, vanilla scent with hints of coconut and is significantly cheaper than any other fragrance on this list.