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5 Best Summer Fragrances for Women

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Sense of smell is our most memorable sense. Think back to your childhood, and the smell of freshly-baked apple pie or orange peels... or perhaps, you’ll remember something a little less generically universal. Regardless, how many times have you found yourself catching a whiff of scent that transports you back to a specific point in your life?

Fragrance is a wonderful way to subtly cue others to your personality; and given that smell leaves a lasting impression, you don't want to overkill. These are five great hand-picked scents chosen for their uniqueness, high quality ingredients, and right combination of fragrant notes to fit summer. They're uplifting, light, clean and refreshingly light, and flatter virtually all women. Remember to test before you buy; due to our pheromones, these fragrances will smell differently on each person. Test them all, and find the one that suits you most.

ACQUA DI PARMA Nobile Magnolia
ACQUA DI PARMA Nobile Magnolia Sephora

ACQUA DI PARMA Nobile Magnolia

This bright and fresh floral fragrance evokes all things summer. It's warm and sexy, featuring subtle citrus notes of Italian mandarin and lemon, and delicate floral notes like lilies, freesia, jasmine and vanilla.  A captivating scent that's youthful yet still classic and elegant.

Thierry Mugler ANGEL
Thierry Mugler ANGEL Sephora

Thierry Mugler ANGEL

Angel is Thierry Mugler's debut perfume that's categorized as an "oriental gourmand." It's seductive yet soft; pure yet passionate. It features a delightful blend of Honey, Dewberry, Red Berries, Vanilla, Caramel, Chocolate, Patchouli, Coumarin, Bergamot, Hedione and Helional. Sexy, heavenly and warm, this is a fragrance that truly smells different on each person.

Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal
Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal Sephora

Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal

If you're a woman of mystery, you'll definitely appreciate this unusual and unique scent. Bright, smokey, and exciting, it features Calabrian Bergamot, Sicilian lemon, Paraguayan Heart of Bigaradier, Tunisian Orange Flower, Violet Leaves, Black Plum, Haitian Heart of Vetiver, Texan Cedarwood and Dark Oud Accord. It's sophisticated and perfect for summer nights under the moonlight.

L'Artisan Parfumeur Batacuda
L'Artisan Parfumeur Batacuda Sephora

L'Artisan Parfumeur Batacuda

A fun, naughty and sexy scent for summer, you'll feel as if you're transported to the beach with a mojito in hand. Joyous and vibrant, this fragrance features tropical notes like coconut, citrus (green lemon), Davana flower, mint, oriental Ylang Ylang flowers, amber, and sandalwood. This fragrance has a frolicky yet sensually musk note.

Laila the essence of Norway
Laila the essence of Norway Nordstrom

Laila the essence of Norway

This uniquely fresh, clean and exhilarating fragrance is a blend of natural oil, infusing Norwegian lilies, snowflower, lavender, wildflowers, herbs, musk and touch of watermelon. It's completely intoxicating and works with your skin's natural oils to deliver its alluring scent all day long.

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