Honey has been used for thousands of years to add a touch of natural sweetness to our lives. However, when it comes to perfume notes with honey, its versatility is truly fascinating. Honey is rich, warm, and comforting while bringing just a touch of earthy sweetness to any scent. Perfumers expertly blend floral, citrus, and even spicy elements with honey to capture the essence of this golden elixir.
Let’s explore the buzzworthy field of honey fragrances here at The Perfume Shop!
Top Perfumes with Notes of Honey
Scandal by Jean Paul Gaultier
Jean Paul Gaultier’s Scandal is a super-feminine honey perfume. A bold blend of blood orange, black vanilla, and honey, contrasted by the heady, aromatic, creamy floral note of gardenia. This fragrance is a sweet dose of honey-scented joy!
Lady Million by Paco Rabanne
If head-turning perfumes are your thing, then look no further than Lady Million, by Paco Rabanne! This fresh, woody, floral honey perfume has been meticulously created for the confident woman who knows exactly what she wants. The Paco Rabanne signature honey, patchouli scent evocatively blends with jasmine, orange blossom, neroli, raspberry, and bitter orange for a fresh burst of glamour.
Le Parfum by Elie Saab
The first fragrance from the haute couture designer, Le Parfum is an ultra-feminine, floral-woody composition that opens with the sun-kissed notes of orange blossom. Jasmine and patchouli are at the heart, and the base is where the golden magic accord of honey lies, along with cedar and rose. Like all of Elie Saab’s fragrances, this honey perfume is sensual, luxurious, and addictive!
Honey by Marc Jacobs
What would a top honey fragrances list be without Honey, by Marc Jacobs? This sunny signature scent is clearly the epitome of honey perfumes, with its cute buzz bee and gold polka dot bottle. It’s a fruity, floral perfume for the carefree, modern woman. Opening with a fresh fruity hook of mandarin and pear, it melts into a beautiful floral heart of orange blossom and honeysuckle. Base notes of vanilla, wood, and honey make this the most delightful honey fragrance on our shelves!
Code for Women by Armani
One of the wonderful things about using honey in a fragrance is its wonderful ability to elevate other ingredients, especially florals and fruits. Code for Women by Armani is the perfect example of this. The summery scent opens with vibrant orange and jasmine at the top before unleashing the sweet aroma of orange blossom at the heart and honey and vanilla in the base. Honey by name, honey by nature indeed!
Joop! Homme by Joop!
Another example of the versatile note of honey is Joop! Homme. This masculine fragrance starts with the golden star of the show—honey, before taking you on a floral and spice filled journey of jasmine, cardamom and cinnamon. Followed by a base of warm tonka bean and vetiver. It’s sensual, fresh, and woody… what more could a man want?!
Burberry Weekend for Men by Burberry
Burberry Weekend is a fresh, citrusy, honey fragrance that captures the relaxed, outdoor spirit of Burberry. This refreshing fragrance bursts open with lemon and tangerine that subtly softens into amber-infused honey accords to wrap you in a comforting, aromatic honey hug!
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ABOUT GABRIELLE RICHENS
Gabrielle is a skincare pro turned beauty copywriter. She’s been writing and creating beauty content for over five years but has been in and around the world of beauty for most of her life. When she’s not researching the latest skincare ingredients you’ll find her dishing out beauty tips on Instagram. Her current perfume obsession? Rose Naturelle by Chloé.