If you’re looking for a special gift for a woman you know, perfume is always a good choice. It’s also always nice to save money, so here is a round-up of some of the best selling perfume for women, under $50.
5th Avenue Eau de Parfum Spray 1 fl oz – Average Street Price: $40
5th Avenue’s Eau du Parfum Spray offers a floral bouquet, that’s not overpowering. The top notes include delicate fragrances like lilac, mixed with stronger fragrances like magnolia. The heart notes bring in some spice, with nutmeg, ginger and a hint of violet. The bottom notes are finished off with amber, sandalwood and vanilla. This perfume is perfect for a woman who likes floral scent, but prefers a little spicy mystery too.
Elizabeth Arden Red Door Revealed Eau de Parfum Touch-On Pen .23 fl ounces – Average Street Price $20
This timeless classic scent is now available in a handy touch-pen, which makes quick applications even easier. The size is small, which is necessary for its on-to-go usage, but it should last for a longer time, if used sparingly. The top notes include pink peony and mackay orchid, while the heart notes bring in a little bit of lily and orange flower petals. A stronger musk base is layered with black amber for a finishing touch.
Passion for Women Eau de Toilette Spray 1.5 fl oz (44 ml) Average Street Price: $39.00
This perfume has been a favorite for many women for decades. It blends in some oriental notes with ylang ylang and jasmine, but livens up these sometimes heavy scents with top notes of roses and lily of the valley. The bottom notes give this perfume its signature appeal, and include Indian sandalwood, American cedarwood with a touch of incense. This perfume can be heavy, if over applied, but with just the right amount, it’s an interesting mix of floral and musk scents.
Urban Decay Fragrance – Average Street Price $29.50
Urban Decay has quickly come on the market as one of the hottest new perfume manufacturers. This signature fragrance is light and airy and perfect for a younger woman, or any woman who enjoys a mix of fruity and earthy scents. The top notes include Yuzu, which is a citrus tree found in Japan, as well as grapefruit. The bottom notes of lavender, oceanic musk combine well with the heart note of fresh-cut grass. This is truly a fun perfume that is not overpowering.
Curious by Britney Spears Eau de Parfum, Spray 1 fl oz – Average Street Price $29.50
Curious has been a hit with younger buyers and offers a fruity mix of Anjou pears with the stronger scent of Louisiana magnolias. The bottom notes include vanilla and sandalwood, to balance out the fruity and flowery notes. The heart notes provide an interesting completion by mixing star jasmine with pink cyclamen.
Calvin Klein CK Be Eau de Toilette Pour/Spray 1.7 fl oz (50 ml) – Average Street Price $28.00
While this scent never enjoyed the popularity of CK One, it is still a favorite for many buyers. The second unisex cologne from Calvin Klein is a bit heavier than the first and includes notes of bergamot, juniper berry and white musk. The heart notes bring in a spicier tone mixed with fruit, while the bottom notes finish off the scent with sandalwood and tonka bean.
BVLGARI Black Eau de Toilette 1.3 fl oz (40 ml) – Average Street Price: $46.00
Bvlgari Black is another unisex favorite that is meant to last for hours. This is a perfect fragrance for a woman who doesn’t want to have to keep reapplying her perfume throughout the day. The top notes include black tea and bergamot, while the heart notes even the balance with cedar and vanilla. The spicy bottom notes include sandalwood and musk and provide a strong base for the above notes.