After a winter filled with woods, amber, musks and powders, spring is the time to change up your fragrance mix with fresher, zestier scents. We’ve searched the beauty shelves to find ten fragrances that will get you spring-ready, and carry you through until we hit the heights of summer:
Elizabeth Arden Sunflowers Morning Gardens EDT 100ml, R385
If light and cheery is your preference, this is your new favourite scent. It’s bright, sparkling and irresistibly sunny.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream EDT 50ml, R1100
Both floral and fruity, Daisy Dream is just that – dreamy. It’s light and airy, and notes like pear, grapefruit, jasmine and coconut water make it perfect for spring.
Juicy Couture I am Juicy Couture EDP 50ml, R725
Free spirited? A bit of a rebel at heart? This fragrance will set you apart. Combining juicy fruits, narcotic florals and addictive musks, I am Juicy Couture is the perfect balance between sophistication and rebellion.
Elizabeth Arden Untold Eau Fraîche EDT 100ml, R795
A fresher version of the classic Untold, this scent is uplifting, vibrant and joyful. Perfect for the light-hearted and flirtatious woman, it comprises mandarin, lily of the valley and cashmere woods.
The Body Shop Atlas Mountain Rose EDT 50ml, R275
If you love the scent of rose, you’ll fall in love with this fragrance from The Body Shop. Check out the whole Bon Voyage range for classic, affordable spring scents. We love this one as it’s rosey without being overpowering.
L’OCCITANE Pivoine Flora EDT 50ml, R785
Extremely delicate and feminine, this perfume captures the delicacy of the peony flower, and the sensuality of magnolias, while leaving behind a subtle woody trail. Definitely one for the sophisticated lady!
Jimmy Choo Blossom EDP 60ml, R795
Sparkling and vivacious, this is the scent to wear when you hit the town with your girlfriends. It’s bold and alluring, and contains just the right mix of berries, rose, white musk and sandalwood.
Crabtree & Evelyn Parisian Millefleurs Flower Water 100ml, R1050
Floral lovers unite – this is the ultimate flowery fragrance to add to your collection. Soft and romantic, it’s housed in a beautiful atomiser bottle. Consisting of a diverse variety of floral notes, this is one of our favourite new spring scents.
Gucci Bamboo EDP 75ml, R1285
For the powerful and independent modern woman, Gucci Bamboo is a blend of exotic florals and woody notes. It’s designed with a woman’s multifaceted personality in mind – it is intense yet gentle at the same time.
Kenzo Flower L’Élixir EDP 50ml, R1340
Striking and memorable, this scent comprises mandarin and raspberry zest in the opening notes, before making way for Bulgarian rose flowers at the heart. It closes with sensual Bourbon vanilla and powdery notes. We love this more intense version of the original Kenzo Flower.
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