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The Best 25 Fragrances for $50 and Under


The world's most expensive perfume sells for a cool $12,722 per ounce. We're sure it smells just lovely, but we know there are some great fragrance steals out there, too. We rounded up 25 scents from sweet florals and earthy musks to fresh citruses and mossy woods that prove smelling good doesn't have to cost a fortune. Keep scrolling to discover the fragrances that made the cut. You might just find your new signature scent.

Philosophy Pure Grace Fragrance in Nude Rose $50Shop

Hints of blush rose mixed with clean greens, neroli, bright orange flower, cedarwood, and musk give this fragrance a fresh yet straightforward finish.

The Body Shop White Musk Eau De Parfum $35Shop

Smooth, soft, and velvety-this white musk scent is pure and decidedly feminine.

Kiehl's Original Musk Eau de Toilette Spray $43Shop

A warm and sensual musk fragrance with all the right floral notes, bergamot nectar, orange blossom, tonka bean, and white patchouli merge to create something truly memorable.

Korres White Tea Bergamot Freesia Eau de Toilette $45Shop

A soft fragrance composed of white tea and bergamot, it's perfect to wear every day for a fresh and light finish.

Glossier You Perfume Solid $22Shop

This perfume solid is so compact; you can take it anywhere. Ambrette, iris root, and pink pepper are some of the notes that make this top-selling fragrance so accessible.

Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Abricot Eau de Toilette $42Shop

The carefree spirit this fragrance evokes will instantly transport you back to your favorite summer day. Sweet sugar candy along with Tahitian vanilla creates the ultimate tropical paradise.

Vera Wang Embrace Periwinkle and Iris Eau de Toilette $30Shop

Iris, violet petals, and periwinkle create this timeless scent perfect for anyone who wants to wrap themselves in luxury.

Bath & Body Works Kaleidoscope Eau de Parfum $40Shop

Kaleidoscope mixes with your body chemistry, creating a unique scent that belongs only to you. Iris, cedarwood, and pink pepper round out this perfume to make it truly memorable.

Lily Aldridge Haven Eau de Parfum $50Shop

Sensual, sweet, and floral, Haven incorporates lychee, peony, and freesia for a romantic and whimsical scent.

Fresh Beauty Honeysuckle Eau de Parfum $50Shop

The luscious scent of honeysuckle gives this fragrance the perfect base for an enchanting experience. Black currant, golden peach, and ylang-ylang round out this perfume for a mesmerizing finish.

Burberry Classic Eau de Parfum $40Shop

Sensual sandalwood, cedarwood, amber, and apricot give this fragrance a sensual and feminine appeal.

Pacifica French Lilac Spray Perfume $19Shop

Carefully crafted with natural and essential oils, this alluring scent conjures lilac, magnolia leaves, and hyacinth, among other notes to create the ultimate French-style fragrance.

Nina Ricci Les Delices De Nina Eau de Toilette $46Shop

A deliciously feminine fragrance inspired by strawberry candy, notes of praline, caramel, and tangy lemon round out this scent for a sweet, sugary finish.

Caudalie Fleur de Vigne Eau de Toilette $39Shop

Mandarin, grape flower, cedar, and sandalwood blend to create a fresh and energizing aroma that will transport you to a walk through fields of vineyard vines right before autumn.

Origins Ginger Essence Sensuous Skin Scent $50Shop

Inspired by ancient Chinese tradition, this fragrance balances both yin and yang with notes of spicy ginger and refreshing bergamot, lemon, and lime.

Nest Black Tulip Rollerball Fragrance $27Shop

This perfume captures the essence of botanicals in a convenient rollerball. Black amber plum and Indonesian jasmine work together to create a memorable scent.

FrГ©dГ©ric Malle Outrageous $35Shop

Described as a "cocktail of clean sex appeal," this perfume is a reminder of long beach nights in the summer. Tangerine, green apple, and bergamot mix with cinnamon and musk for a truly irresistible scent.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Perfume Oil $35Shop

Peony and tender musk come together in this long-lasting perfume oil to create a feminine scent that has a dark sophistication. For optimal wear, massage this oil into all of your pulse points and re-apply when necessary.

Tocca Cleopatra Hair Fragrance $34Shop

Fragrance isn't just for the body. This hair mist smells like sparkling grapefruit and lush greens with notes of white jasmine and vanilla musk. After you've used your complementary Tocca perfume, spritz this in your hair for an all-day fresh feeling.

Clinique My Happy Cocoa & Cashmere Perfume Spray $23Shop

The smell of oriental amber is reminiscent of a decadent dessert. Wear alone or layer with another fragrance to customize your scent.

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely Eau de Parfum $20Shop

SJP offers an aromatic fragrance that isn't overpowering. This perfume contains soft, powdery notes of white amber laced with citrus and lavender to make it modern and charming.

Tokyo Milk Dark Tainted Love No. 62 Eau de Parfum $44Shop

Clean, floral notes with dark vanilla bean, orchid, and white tea tie together with a sandalwood base for a finish that's just as appealing as it is adventurous.

Escada Miami Blossom Eau de Parfum $49Shop

A colorful cocktail of delicate sandalwood and addictive musk, this fragrance helps the energy of summer live on all year long. Fresh pineapple, juicy watermelon, elegant jasmine, and tuberose round this perfume out to brighten your dull days.

Clean Skin Eau de Parfum $44Shop

Dewy flower petals capture the natural scent of bare skin in this perfume. Warm musk, amber wood, and creamy vanilla create a soft, enticing fragrance that can be worn by anyone.

Dior J'adore Eau de parfum roller-pearl $48Shop

Dior's classic J'adore fragrance now comes in a new travel bottle that you can take anywhere. A sensual fragrance composed of ylang-ylang, jasmine, and damascus rose delivers the perfect amount of fragrance in every application.

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