If you’re reading this right now, it’s safe to assume that you’ve experienced finding the fragrance of your dreams just to discover a heart-wrenching price tucked away in the corner of its packaging. Maybe you, like me, returned your find to the shelf but haven’t been able to get its image out of your head. What if I told you that while the designer fragrances adorning the vanities of the content creator and celebrity you’ve come across don’t live up to the hype? What if that price tag saved you from draining your bank account only to discover your chosen eau de parfum, toilette, or oil carries little to no sillage after you leave a room?
Take it from me—it’s always a good idea to know what you’re in for before reaching for your wallet. Fear not! I’ve sorted through my personal fragrance collection and rounded up all the luxurious, yet low cost, scents that I can’t get enough of with the reviews to back them up. If you’re interested in seeing which ones made the list, keep reading!