Floral fragrances are a mainstay in almost everyone's scent wardrobe. And who can blame us? Florals are timeless, alluring and incredibly versatile. Incorporate it with the right blend of other notes, and it can be either be refreshing, feminine, playful or flirty. In other words, there will always be one flower-spiked concoction you can consider as your personal scent!
Since it’s considered as the most popular category in perfume, you can enjoy a range of floral compositions, including ones from local brands. Ahead, we handpicked 10 best-smelling fragrances to consider if you want to smell as fresh as a bouquet of flowers.
1. Pouf! Bloom
A spritz of this fruity-meets-floral fragrance will have you convinced that this might be your next signature scent. Inside its chic bottle sits a sparkling cocktail of citrus, lychee, rose pear and jasmine that are gently grounded by the warm notes of cedar along with oakmoss. An incredibly refreshing scent, it’s the best cologne to reach for an instant pick-me-up.
Bloom Perfume, P395, POUF!, Lazada
2. BLK K-Beauty Scent in Spring
This fragrance has hints of bright florals and sweet pea that evoke the spirit of springtime blooms. With notes from apple tree leaves, yellow freesias, linden blossom and white orris, it provides an irresistible and vibrant spritz that is not too overwhelming, making it the ideal daytime wear.
K-Beauty Scent in Spring, P349, BLK, Watsons
3. Astrid & Sloane Eighteen
Inspired by Andrea Brillantes’ coming-of-age, this perfume is her sister's olfactive love letter for the woman Andrea is about to become. Each bottle features a harmony of roses, bergamot, and black currant that soon tempers down to a sensual base of musk and cedar. It's elegant and charming, the type of scent that will make you feel like you are eighteen again.
Eighteen Eau de Parfum, P999, ASTRID & SLOANE, instagram/fraiche.beauty
4. Scentsmith Perfumery 105 Rose Musk
Rose Musk is a great option for anyone who's looking for a warm, woody, and floral scent experience. A spray will envelop you with an aromatic blend of mandarin and roses, but its drydown is a cozy and inviting veil of musks. Not to mention, it also comes with a travel-friendly bottle that can fit in any vanity kit.
105 Rose Musk Women's Eau De Parfum, P1198, SCENTSMITH, Lazada
5. Alexander Fragrance Amethyste Love
Anyone who fancies a hybrid of floral and powdery fragrance would appreciate this eau de parfum from Alexander. It captures a lush combination of pink grapefruit, iris, rose, and heliotrope that unfurls on skin to reveal an alluring fresh-spicy scent you’ll want to wear everyday. It's impossible not to get compliments when wearing this.
Amethyste Love Eau De Parfum, P395, ALEXANDER FRAGRANCE, Lazada
6. Simoy ng Haraya Dalisay
Simoy ng Haraya's light floral concoction perfectly captures the sense of purity and innocence in a bottle. Its fresh pink roses are accompanied by the vibrant note of citrus, warmth of white musk and cinnamon sticks that leaves behind a soft and feminine scent that lasts. You won't believe that it costs less 500 pesos!
Dalisay Eau De Parfum, P409, SIMOY NG HARAYA, simoyngharaya.com
7. Whiff Cherry Blossom
Let Whiff transport your senses to the heart of Japan with its invigorating scent inspired by cherry blossoms. This, for one, is laced with bright citrus, sweet cherry, wrapped in the velvety warmth of amber, musk and green tea. Wear it once and it’ll almost be like you’re surrounded by blooming sakuras.
Cherry Blossom Eau de Parfum, P595, WHIFF, whiffperfumes.com
8. HKT Babygirl
A cheeky fusion of floral, aldehyde and musk notes, it wraps you with a fresh, powdery softness aroma that embodies the warmth and nostalgia of our childhood. It's the best perfume to wear for days where you want to embrace your inner youth.
Babygirl Eau de Toilette, P349, HKT, Lazada
9. Blackwater Women Bloom Deo Spray in White Jasmine
Looking to get your fragrance fix without breaking the bank? This dainty fragrance from Blackwater is worth a try. It houses a blooming bouquet of ylang-ylang, jasmine, rose, and lily with a warm and sensual note of musk as its base. The blend is truly feminine and delicate, making it a delight to spray on every time.
Bloom Deo Spray in White Jasmine, P126, BLACKWATER WOMEN, Leading department stores
10. Sparrow Verbena
Sparrow's interpretation of a classic scent is a celebration of verbena, a long-lasting flower that blooms even at the hottest days of the summer season. It boasts of a zesty and floral combination of lemon, juniper berries, rose, jasmine, and sandalwood, leaving a radiant trail that can boost any mood.
Verbena Eau De Cologne, P450, SPARROW, sparrowph.com