If you need some help finding the right perfume for older women, you’re in the right place. In this collection we give you some of the best head turners and attention grabbers for grown womanly perfumes.
There is nothing wrong with calling these “old lady perfumes” or “perfumes for mature women”, after all fragrance is more about your personality not your age.
Fragrance is very personal. Some women wear it for fun, for memories, for the serotonin to feel good and happy, for their significant other and so on.
Anybody can wear these fragrances. However, the list of perfumes we have here really represents the elegance, style and sophistication of a mature woman. Nobody wants to smell older than they are, right?
These perfumes are also great to give as a gift and are beginner friendly fragrances. Check out the best perfume for older women below.
Perfume for Older Women
The perfumes here are all considered to be some of the best perfumes for older women and are highly recommended.
L’eau is a much softer and a modern take on Chanel No. 5. This perfume is great for everyday and also sophisticated for the evenings.
It makes you think of a fresh, crisp, clean white shirt. It is very uplifting and you get the effervescent and bubbly citrus from beginning to the end.
Chanel No.5 L’eau Eau De Toilette is fresh, citrusy, floral, woody, sweet and powdery. The florals here are soft and rounded. It is a polite perfume but definitely a crowd pleaser and one of the best perfumes for older ladies.
Notes: Aldehydes, orange, bergamot, lime, may rose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, musk, cedar and vanilla.
Valentino Donna is that woman. She is loved, worn and highly complimented in the fragrance community. It is a warm floral fragrance that is spicy, musky, sweet, fruity, fresh, floral and woody.
Donna Born in Roma is edgy yet feminine, she is sophisticated yet seductive, she is a compliment beast.
If you are a jasmine vanilla lover, you might like her. The expensive vanilla bourbon base is delectable and a great foundation to this perfume, it adds depth and complexity.
Notes: Bergamot, pepper, blackcurrant, jasmine petals, jasmine oil, jasmine tea, bourbon vanilla, cashmeran, guaiac wood.
Feminine, refined, irresistible, delicious, wrap yourself with sweet bright fresh flowers.
The mix of effervescent juicy berries, the warm spicy pink pepper, the sensual florals and the soft and powdery musk makes Absolutely Blooming so enchanting and alluring.
It is a fruity floral fragrance that is sweet, woody, spicy, musky and fresh. This is a highly complimented, signature worthy fragrance and the performance is excellent.
Notes: Red berries, black currant, pink pepper, pomegranate, Grasse rose, peony and musk.
This is a beautiful, sophisticated and elegant yet sultry scent. It is a chypre fruity floral, it is moss and floral based accord.
Armani Si EDP has a woodiness and spiciness with black currant, vanilla, a touch of patchouli and definitely boozy. It is aromatic, fruity, rosy, earthy and sweet.
It is considered as one of the best designer fragrances in the market. It is highly complimented by men and women, it is highly rated, it is a signature scent worthy, it is well balanced and inoffensive.
If you are looking for a deeper, richer, longer lasting and great for the colder months, try Armani Si Intense.
Notes: Blackcurrant nectar, may rose, woodsy notes, patchouli, vanilla and ambroxan.
This timeless perfume is airy, fresh, fruity, floral, clean, feminine, soft, elegant and very sensual. If you are a romantic woman and you want something inoffensive, this perfume is for you.
It is agreeable and personable. On the first spray of Chloe eau De Parfum you get the fresh spring florals followed by the light lychee and then a nice neutral rose mixed with the other florals.
The performance is outstanding, it lasts all day and is perfect for summer and spring. The bottle screams elegance, it is down to earth and a pretty woman signature worthy perfume.
Notes: Fressia, Lychee, peony, rose, magnolia, cedar and amber.
YSL libre is for the modern, glamorous and bold women out there. The word libre is French for freedom. A woman feeling free is the embodiment of this perfume. It exudes confidence with a slight edge.
This perfume will unapologetically fill a room and it has sillage for days.
It is an amber fougere fragrance that is fruity, sweet, powdery, aromatic, fresh and woody. The lavender and orange blossom scent is a show stopper. It smells luxurious.
YSL Libre EDP is a signature scent worthy fragrance, a compliment magnet and it is excellent when it comes to performance no wonder it is voted as fragrance of the year award.
Notes: Blackcurrant, orange, lavender essence, orange blossom, jasmine, musk ambergris and vanilla.
Think of fun, love, marriage, dating, and date nights when talking about Ralph Lauren Romance.
Turn any setting into a romantic and glamorous one with a scent that is charming, effortless, classy, feminine, flirty and sophisticated.
This is a great everyday, polite and inoffensive spring summer scent that can be easily turned into a signature perfume. It is a classic for a reason.
Ralph Lauren Romance Eau De Parfum is a fruity floral fragrance that is warm, spicy, fruity, aromatic, musky, woody and powdery. It smells clean and crisp like the spring weather, it awakens your senses from the beautiful mix of florals.
Notes: Ginger, lemon, freesia, rose, lilies, violet, carnation, musk, woodsy notes, patchouli and oakmoss.
One of the best selling summer fragrance. Light Blue is for a woman who has natural beauty and a carefree spirit.
It is more refreshing than a glass of lemonade on a hot summer’s day. It has a refreshing citrus, it is aquatic, sweet, armatic, woody, floral, musky and powdery.
And effervescent, invigorating and classy with a touch of sexiness.
The Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense is longer lasting and has a better staying power than the original light blue Eau De Toilette. This gorgeousness is a brilliant formulation and a compliment beast.
This is a true summer staple that is a mood lifter and intoxicating.
Notes: Lemon, green apple. Jasmine petals, marigold, amberwood and musk.
One of the most popular women’s perfume in the market, a compliment getter, performance is unstoppable and a great all rounder fragrance. You only need two sprays.
La Vie Est Belle will be a workhorse in your perfume wardrobe. You can wear it to work, to special occasions, to church, to lunch with the girls or even to the gym.
This is a stunning orange blossom perfume, it is delicious! It screams mature, feminine and exudes confidence.
Lancome La Vie Est Belle Eau De Parfum is a fruity and fruity gourmand, if you are into fruity, sweet, powdery, warm, spicy and earthy, this is one to try.
Notes: Pear, blackcurrant, orange blossom, jasmine, vanilla, praline, patchouli and tonka.
We hope that you found this collection of perfume for older women helpful and that it gave you some inspiration. Age is just a number, remember, but wear what makes you feel happy, confident and beautiful.
There are a lot of choices nowadays. Just because you are called mature, or your fragrance is included in an old lady perfume list, it doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice feeling youthful and incredible.
Now if you are in your 20’s, 30’s or 40’s and you want to feel sophisticated or just trying to find a perfume that will truly define you and make you feel your best, this article is for you too.
Some of these are great choices as well for perfume for younger women.
Fragrance is very personal. It is a part of our lifestyle, so choose what speaks to you and rock it.