Five fragrances that won’t break the bank

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

There’s nothing like a beautiful fragrance to lift your spirits and your mood… But there’s nothing like it’s price tag to bring you right back down to earth. Fragrances are notoriously expensive, making it almost impossible to own every single one your heart desires.

The negative connotations surrounding “cheap perfumes” mean that the majority of us skip the affordable perfume section and head straight for the bank breakers. But contrary to popular belief, there are a lot of inexpensive fragrances out there that are subtle and beautiful (and won’t leave you smelling like you’ve walked through a candyfloss factory!).

Here, our top five inexpensive scents to try today – if you haven’t yet, you’re missing out!


Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Scent Spray 50ml, R265
An iconic scent for good reason – this is the ultimate fresh fragrance. Light and airy, it’s perfect for a hot summer’s day.

Avon Luck EDP 50ml, R370
The latest perfume from Avon, this classy scent comes in a beautiful bottle too!

Revlon Unforgettable EDT 50ml, R269.95
Still strong since its release in 1990, this woody oriental scent is intensive without being overpowering.

The Body Shop Madagascan Vanilla Flower EDT 50ml, R240
Warm and sensual, this vanilla flower scent is perfect for when you’re missing those summer days spent on the beach.

Yardley Ballet EDT 50ml, R249.95
Elegant and graceful, this dreamy feminine fragrance is bound to bring out the ballerina in all of us!

Other articles you may be interested in:
Interesting scents
Fragrance bottles we adore
Fragrance myths
Why we love old school perfumes
Our top fragrance balms

Written by

Anien studied English and journalism before heading off into the world of beauty. An undercover "tree hugger" and fashion lover, she's usually found with her nose in a magazine. She has far too many bottles of nail polish and is completely lost without her lip balm. Anien on Google+

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