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TikTok Is Obsessed With Signature Perfumes And These Are The Best

We guarantee these scents will win you a few compliments.
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How often do you think about the way you smell to other people?

It sounds like a weird question, but personal scents have become a hot new topic on TikTok and we can kind of see why.

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Girls have been sharing their favourite perfume recommendations across the app, promoting everything from expensive scents to budget picks you can find at Chemsit Warehouse. 

For some people, it’s been a fun way to pick up new perfume recommendations. For others, the trend has prompted them to actually consider investing in perfume for the first time ever. But with so many suggestions and signature scents floating around online, how do you choose one for yourself?

We’ve tracked down the best fragrances for every kind of girl – trust us, there will be something you like on this list!

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It’s time to invest in a signature scent. (Credit: Getty)

When you’re on a budget:

Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream is a fan favourite on TikTok and not just because it comes in a seriously cute bottle. It’s described as light and airy, with notes of florals and fruits like blackberry, pear and grapefruit, making it smell young and sophisticated at the same time.

Shop Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Eau de Toilette 30ml for $60 from Adore Beauty.

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Ariana Grande Cloud is cute, fruity and perfect for your first signature scent. It literally has a little bit of everything going on, from raspberry, to rose buds, to marshmallow, orchid vanilla and even blonde woods. Plus, Ari made it so it’s bound to be amazing.

Shop Ariana Grande Cloud Eau de Parfum 30ml for $29.99 from Chemist Warehouse.

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When you have cash to burn:

Giorgio Armani My Way is super fancy and guaranteed to win you a few compliments when you wear it. Feminine notes of tuberose and jasmine, orange blossom and cedarwood make up this iconic fragrance, and yeah, we want a bottle right now please.

Shop Giorgio Armani My Way Eau de Parfum 90ml for $169.99 from Chemist Warehouse.

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Gucci Bloom Acqua Di Fiori blends galbanum and dainty cassis buds into a unique, elevated fragrance that will make you feel like that girl (if you know, you know). It helps that the bottle is gorgeous and will look amazing on your bedside table or vanity. Plus, it’s Gucci.

Shop Gucci Bloom Acqua Di Fiori Eau de Toilette 100ml for $190 from Myer.

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When you want something classic:

Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium may be pricey, but if everyone on TikTok is to be believed, this scent is worth the price tag. Coffee and vanilla make up the opening notes, but then the fragrance shifts into a more floral bouquet, and it’s totally addictive.

Shop Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Eau de Parfum 30ml for $105 from Myer.

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Givenchy L’Interdit another pricey one, this perfume has some seriously unique notes mixed in. Think bergamot, orange blossom, patchouli and a bunch more we can’t even pronounce. This is definitely the kind of fragrance a girl who has her life together wears.

Shop Givenchy L’Interdit Eau de Toilette 50ml for $134 from Myer.

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When you want to smell like a celeb:

Ari By Ariana Grande is another cult favourite from the pint-sized singer, and we’re obsessed with its base of musk, woods and marshmallow. It was her OG perfume, so the fact that it’s still so popular now means it’s a winner.

Shop Ari By Ariana Grande Eau de Parfum 100ml for $39.99 from Chemist Warehouse.

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Britney Spears Fantasy has to be one of the most well-known celebrity perfumes, and for good reason. It’s sweet like cupcakes, it’s fruity like red lychee and it comes in a hot pink, bedazzled bottle that’s so Y2K chic – plus it’s affordable. Thanks Britney!

Shop Britney Spears Fantasy Eau De Parfum 100ml for $22.99 from Chemist Warehouse.

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When you’re feeling ultra-feminine:

Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau So Sweet comes in the most aesthetically pleasing bottle we’ve ever seen. If that’s not enough to convince you that you need this perfume ASAP, just think about smelling like white raspberries, daisies, jasmine and sugared musks – you’ll literally smell like a snack.

Shop Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau So Sweet 30 ml for $80 from Adore Beauty.

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Chloè Signature Eau de Parfum is still popular years after it was first released because it’s one of the ultimate feminine scents. Hints of peony, lychee and springtime freesia come together for a light, flirty fragrance you’ll never want to stop wearing.

Shop Chloè Signature Eau De Parfum 30ml for $100 from Myer.

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When you want something special:

Creed Spring Flower was originally created as a signature scent for none other than Audrey Hepburn, which makes it uber special. The scent wasn’t released to the public until years after Audrey started wearing it and features floral and fruity notes; think jasmine, rose, peach and melon.

Shop Creed Spring Flower Eau de Parfum 75ml for $379 from Myer.

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Ouai Melrose Place isn’t crazy expensive, but it’s super hard to get your hands on because it’s such a cult classic! With citrusy, fruity and floral scents – plus super cute packaging – it’s almost always sold out at Sephora. Definitely wishlist this one for the next restock!

Shop Ouai Melrose Place Eau De Parfum 50ml for $86 from Sephora (when it’s in stock).

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