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14 Best Cheap Perfumes for Women

Every perfume lover knows that they can be really expensive. Especially if you’re still trying to figure out what your signature scent is.

Exploring your scent horizons doesn’t always have to break the bank though. Luckily, there are tons of options for affordable perfumes that also smell great. 

Whether you prefer sweet, floral, scents, or dark and musky, there’s a budget-friendly option out there for you.

Many of these perfumes even come from well-loved luxury brands too.

When you compare these perfumes to your average designer fragrance, these cheap perfumes for women are a fantastic deal.

Best Cheap Perfumes

Ahead we explore, the 14 best cheap perfumes for women, so you can smell amazing for a fraction of the price tag.

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely for Women

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely For Women Eau De Parfum Spray

Sarah Jessica Parker is well known for her classy and feminine demeanor.

With her perfume Lovely, she has managed to project her sophisticated charm in the form of this delicious smelling perfume. 

With notes of white amber, lavender, and apple martini, this scent is extremely feminine and soft and makes a great summer scent. It’s available for a great price too. 

Bath & Body Works Pure Wonder Eau de Parfum

Bath & Body Works Pure Wonder Eau de Parfum

Bath & Body Works Pure Wonder Eu De Perfume features a clean mixture of iced rosé, star jasmine and white amber.

This perfume smells amazing, and you’re guaranteed to receive so many compliments when you wear this. 

This perfume features a higher concentration of fragrance oils to deliver a more intense and longer-lasting scent.

That makes it even better value for money as the bottle should last you longer since you don’t have to keep reapplying the scent to smell great. 

Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet

Christian Dior, Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet Eau de Toilette

Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet truly encapsulates the essence of France without you having to jump on a plane.

This is a lovely floral scent that contains Damascus rose and peony. It’s balanced with white musk, so as not to be overpowering. 

This perfume is also infused with bergamot extracts for a fresh citrus touch.

These all work to create a delightful and well-balanced perfume.

Pacifica Flower Moon Spray Perfume

Pacifica Flower Moon Spray Perfume

Next up we have the Pacifica Flower Moon perfume which is a great choice for anyone vegan and looking for cruelty-free options. And it’s not crazy expensive. 

This perfume containsnotes of jasmine, vanilla, and peach.

This scent was inspired by the full moon and is soft, sweet, and alluring.

Philosophy Amazing Grace Eau De Parfum

Philosophy Amazing Grace Eau De Parfum

Sometimes floral perfumes can be a little too overpowering.

Thankfully, that’s not the case with this fragrance. It smells amazing and has the cleanness of garden-fresh flowers. 

This is a cult-classic fragrance and is absolutely perfect for spring.

This scent contains notes of bergamot, muguet blossoms, and musk.

This combination combines to create the perfect airy fragrance.

Malin+Goetz Dark Rum Perfume Oil

Malin+Goetz Dark Rum Perfume Oil

Next on our list, we have the Malin+Goetz Dark Rum Perfume Oil.

This is quite the change from the previous floral scents we’ve mentioned and it’s the perfect perfume if you’re a fan of warm and spicy scents. 

This perfume contains top notes of bergamot, plum, and anise, which are balanced with spicy middle notes of leather, rum, and vanilla.

These flavors combine to make a calming and warm fragrance. 

These notes transform after about an hour of wear into an enticing blend of patchouli, amber, and milk.

The Body Shop Apricot & Agave Hair & Body Mist

The Body Shop Apricot & Agave Hair & Body Mist

This is another great scent for spring or summer.

Although this fragrance is actually a mist as opposed to a traditional Eu de Perfum or Eu de toilette, meaning it’s lighter and slightly less concentrated.

A benefit of this is that you can also use it on your hair too! This fragrance has super tropical vibes with notes of apricot and agave, which make you think of a dreamy island vacation

Vera Wang Embrace Eau de Toilette Spray, Green Tea & Pear Blossom

Vera Wang Embrace Eau de Toilette Spray for Women, Green Tea & Pear Blossom

This perfume is by the iconic Vera Wang, and although it’s by a designer brand, that doesn’t mean it comes with a designer price tag!

This scent blends notes with crisp green tea and pear blossom to create a refreshing and fruity scent.

This fragrance is crisp, romantic, and fresh.

If you’re looking for a classic and sophisticated scent for a great price, this is a fantastic option for you.

OUAI Dean Street Eau de Parfum

OUAI Dean Street Eau de Parfum

The OUAI Dean Street Eau de Perfum is super affordable and simply smells amazing.

This is citrusy and fresh and makes a great perfume for everyday wear. 

This contains notes of mandarin, lemon, and grapefruit, combined with soft rose and magnolia.

So, if you’re a fan of zesty and citrus smells, with a hint of floral sweetness, you’ll love this perfume.

Vera Wang Princess by Vera Wang Perfume

Vera Wang Princess by Vera Wang Perfume

Next, we have another scent from the iconic Vera Wang.

This perfume is fruity and floral, and has notes of waterlily, chocolate, apricot, and guava, with middle notes of amber and vanilla. 

If you’re looking for a light and sweet perfume this is a great affordable option.

This is a feminine and radiant scent but is also sophisticated.

This is a great option for a fun and flirty summer scent.

Beyoncé Heat for Women Eau de Parfum Spray

Beyoncé Heat for Women Eau de Parfum Spray

Although Beyoncé is not famously known for her perfumes, with Heat for Women she has managed to create a delightful and high-quality perfume.

With just two sprays this perfume will last you all day.

It also comes in a beautiful bottle, which will look so cute on your dresser. 

This scent has top notes of magnolia and peach, which are followed by a honeysuckle heart.

The base notes are sequoia wood and amber, which work to perfectly balance out the sweeter top notes to create a charmingly harmonious fragrance. 

White Tea by Elizabeth Arden, Women’s Perfume

White Tea by Elizabeth Arden, Women's Perfume

This perfume by Elizabeth Arden is a stunningly subtle floral scent.

This perfume manages to be the perfect balance between floral and woody creating a fragrance that is impactful but far from overpowering.

This sophisticated perfume is super affordable, whilst smelling clean and fresh.

Thanks to the subtle nature of the notes, it is very versatile and makes it a great option for a gift, as you’ll struggle to find someone who doesn’t love this scent!

Clinique Happy Eau de Parfum

Clinique Happy Eau de Parfum

This perfume by Clinique is an absolute classic, and for good reason.

Not only is it so affordable but one spray of this is guaranteed to instantly improve your mood and give you an energy boost.

The name Happy could not be more fitting for this scent.

It contains bright fruity notes like blood grapefruit and Indian mandarin to create a beautiful tangy scent. 

Good Chemistry Queen Bee Eau De Parfum

Good Chemistry Queen Bee Eau De Parfum

This is another cult classic perfume and it’s so easy to see why.

Despite having fruity and floral notes this also manages to be perfectly balanced with freshness so as not to be overpowering.

The main notes in this perfume are blackcurrant, peony, and amber.

This is also non-toxic and so affordable and just a few sprays last all day.