If there’s one thing TikTok is good at, it’s making you run up your credit. It got people hoarding butterfly clips during the Y2K frenzy, got mascara babes stocking up on Maybelline’s Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara like it was about to go extinct, and now it got a couple of perfumes selling out in stores like hotcakes.
And while your skeptical self might think, ‘everything on social media is just an exaggeration, so why in the hell would I believe a #PerfumeTok scent recommendation’ babe, you’ll be surprised to know that these fragrances really, really live to the hype!
There’s one that’s an intoxicating blend of tropical paradise smells and feels, another that’ll transport you to the romantic streets of Paris, and one that’ll have you wanting a slice of salted caramel cake ASAP.
Keep reading to find out for yourself – you’ll be running to the store on your accord!
Juliette Has A Gun, Not A Perfume ($140) – Is That You, Agent 007?
You know those shawties you pass, and you’re like, “Wow, they smell so good. What are they rocking? I want it now!” This is it!
The perfume features one ingredient – cetalox – which offers a light musk scent that’s minimalist enough for daily use but iconic enough to be your signature scent. It’s just that girl!
Ariana Grande Cloud EDP ($65) – Manifesting Luxury On A Budget
You’ll be channeling 7 Rings energy by rocking this eau de parfum from Ariana Grande.
Tiktokly ranked as one of the most dreamy fragrances in the universe, the scent incorporates a mix of lavender blossom, bergamot, crème de coconut, vanilla orchid, and creamy blonde woods making it definitively crowd-pulling. It’s the cloud nine of celeb-approved perfumes.
Sol de Janeiro Cheriosa ’62 Body Spray ($38) – Caramel Lovers Where You At?
This buttery goodness from Sol de Janeiro will have you in a chokehold. Its sundrenched and indescribably delicious salted caramel, pistachio, and vanilla notes leave you feeling irresistibly sexy.
Like salted caramel cake, though, the body spray isn’t just for anyone – it’s for those who aren’t afraid to dip their finger into a bowl of caramel or load up their purse with cranberry pistachio bars.
To Use: Apply a dab of Vaseline to your pulse points or wherever you want to apply the mist before spraying. That’ll help the fragrance last you longer.
Billie Eilish Eau de Parfum ($68) – We Channel Wednesday Addams Energy
Before you break into a Wednesday Addams dance, here’s a perfume you want to add to your arsenal ASAP. Like Billie Eilish, this perfume leaves a lasting impression and makes you ooze geniusness.
Its delicate sugared petals invite you to enjoy sensorial notes of vanilla, soft spices, and cocoa while the sleek woods and musk exude power and sophistication.
And the bottle? Gurrrlll, that’s a work of art if we’ve ever seen one!
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 EDP ($325) – If You Haven’t Tried It Teleport Yourself To Earth Two (JK)
There’s a reason this scent has a global cult following. It’s the bomb. It’s poetic alchemy in a bottle. It’s a dreamy night in Paris spent enjoying delicious buttery desserts over a candle-lit dinner overlooking the Eiffel Tower. C’est Magnifique.
Glossier You Eau de Parfum ($64) – It’s Always Been You
No, this is not a Penn Badgley-endorsed fragrance. Sigh.
It is, however, a fragrance designed for You – you who hates loud, intoxicating, or even sensual scents. It starts with a subtle dose of pink pepper, evolves into the woodsy notes of ambery ambox, and ends with a creamy freshness of iris.
It’s not one of those scents you wear to become someone else. It’s a fragrance that celebrates your individuality and actually grows with You no matter who or what you morph into over time. It’s unapologetically You!
Zara Red Temptation Eau de Parfum ($30) – Almost Broke TikTok
If you were able to grab yourself a bottle of this sell-out perfume, you’re a hero to every Temptress on TikTok.
This ‘almost-smells-like-Baccarat-Rouge-540’ features the warm and textured facets of Saffron and coriander spices, fruity and colorful hints of bitter orange, and the sensuality and femininity of jasmine.
The florals are highlighted by the power of woodsy amber and musk notes, leaving you with a delightfully intense scent.
Tom Ford Lost Cherry Eau de Parfum ($390) – Head-Turner All The Way
Tom Ford’s Lost Cherry is unlike anything in your beauty arsenal. While it comes with a pretty hefty price point, you’ll instantly fall in love with the masterful blend of Black Cherry, Turkish Rose, Peru Balsam, vanilla, and Tonka Bean notes.
It’s quite a dark and sensual scent, which makes it perfect for anyone who considers themselves grown. Or at least those who want to channel that 90s sex appeal.
Yves Saint Laurent Libre EDP ($119) – Calling All The Capricorn Queens
Yes, every Capricorn babe would rock this perfume. It offers a punchy blend of botanicals through its jasmine, lavender, and orange blossom notes.
The Madagascar vanilla and musk accords add a touch of warmth to make it a sophisticated yet traditional perfume that’s perfect for any Queen with a refined palette.
And did we mention it’s Dua Lipa-approved? Now you know!
KayAli Vanilla 28 EDP ($85) – Euphoria, Utopia, The Ultimate Out-Of-This-World Scent
Hate musks? Can’t freakin’ stand florals? Not a fan of anything other than the intoxicatingly yummy and comforting scent of vanilla? Congrats. You just found your new signature scent.
Brown Girl Jane Lamu EDP ($62)– We Catch Flights, Not Feelings
If you’re looking for a perfume that captures the essence of a tropical paradise, Brown Girl Jane’s Lamu will have you at first spray.
Made as an olfactory love letter to the beaches of Lamu, Kenya, the fragrance boasts of exotic notes of coastal sage, Italian lemon, and frangipani. Now picture yourself sipping Mai Tais while ogling eye candies instead of sipping burnt coffee while hunched over your desktop.
Parfums de Marly Delina EDP ($175)– The Only Statement Fragrance You Need
Now this is what we refer to as a conversation-starting perfume. Designed in the spirit of fantasy, the eau de parfum mixes flirty floral notes with mysterious musks and tangy bergamot for an exquisite and captivating scent that people just can’t get enough of!
No wonder TikTokers are gaga about it!
Byredo Gypsy Water ($200) – Sophisticated Gender-Neutral
Melting into your skin for that true self-love moment, Gypsy Water oozes that je ne sais quoi by way of skin-loving bergamot and lemon, out-of-this-world Orris and incense, dreamy sandalwood, and a soft vanilla note that adds just a hint of warmth.
It’s just everything a minimalist would love in a fragrance!
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