Did you know that there are scents scientifically proven to turn men on, as well as help you feel empowered, confident, and sexy? With V-day right around the corner, we’re only wearing fragrances that make us feeeeeel ourselves. We’re layering sensual notes of amber, jasmine, and of course, vanilla, which btw, was prescribed by doctors to arouse men back in the 1700s! Here are nine scents packed with notes that make you feel saucy, sensual, and sexy.
1. Tom Ford Black Orchid, $128
How it makes you feel: This scent will make you feel decadent, sophisticated, and sexy.
Notes: Black Truffle, bergamot, black orchid, black plum, noir gourmand accord, and patchouli.
Why we love it: This is one of those sultry fragrances that radiates opulence. It has a higher pricepoint so save it for those special occasions when you want to feel uber-confident, hence why it’s perfect for V-day.
2. Givenchy L’Interdit, $111
How it makes you feel: This scent is sweet and juicy, and makes you feel ultra-flirtatious – perfect for date night!
Notes: Orange blossom, jasmine, tuberose, vetiver, and patchouli.
Why we love it: A gourmand scent that smells SO delicious, you almost want to eat it. Wear it when you’re in the mood for something sweet.
3. Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium, $74
How it makes you feel: This sexy, invigorating scent makes you feel feminine, powerful, and fierce.
Notes: Black coffee, white flower, and vanilla.
Why we love it: This addictive scent is seductive and intoxicating, feminine and vibrant. It ticks all the boxes.
4. KAYALI Déjà Vu White Flower | 57, $88
How it makes you feel: Sensual and in the mood for romance.
Notes: Sandalwood, white nectarine, orange flower, jasmine, tuberose, patchouli, and gardenia.
Why we love it: This fragrance is steeped in nostalgia; reminiscent of the memory of falling in love. It’s the ultimate V-Day scent that will make you feel confident and sexy all at once.
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5. Chloé Nomade Eau de Parfum, $79
How it makes you feel: This isn’t the most feminine fragrance on the list, instead it makes us feel strong, powerful, and bold.
Notes: Oakmoss, freesia, and Mirabella liquor.
Why we love it: Chloé Nomade is unexpected. Unlike the classic Chloe scent, it’s earthy yet still floral. We’re obsessed!
6. Zara Oriental, $12
How it makes you feel: This makes us feel super feminine and seductive.
Notes of: Bergamot, vanilla, and caramel.
Why we love it: This scent is rich and intense, and perfect if you’re looking to spice up your V-Day evening. It’s also at an extremely reasonable price point… Who could resist?
7. Dior Miss Dior Rose N’Roses, $85
How it makes you feel: This floral fragrance is scented with rose, which is proven to make women feel more confident, and what’s sexier than that?
Notes: Grasse rose absolute, Italian mandarin, white musk accord.
Why we love it: This twist on the classic Dior fragrance is contemporary, sparkling, and completely irresistible.
How it makes you feel: This luxurious scent is incredibly empowering and emboldening.
Notes: Jasmine, saffron, cedarwood, ambergris.
Why we love it: This fragrance is super long-lasting so it leaves a sensual trail. It’s perfect to keep on your nightstand or for dates when you don’t know what to expect.
9. Armani/Prive Ambre Eccentrico, $290
How it makes you feel: Spicy, warm, and erotic.
Notes: Copper, amber, wood, leather, plum, peach and cinnamon.
Why we love it: One spritz of this rich fragrance and you’re wrapped in its aroma all day. It’s like a full-bodied wine; savor every drop.
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