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Rose-Scented Perfumes: A New Take on a Classic Scent

Cheryl Grant

Forget everything you used to know about rose fragrances, this classic scent has transformed its image through unique variations highlighting sensual and feminine scents that are sure to become a staple in your beauty routine.

Forget what you used to know about rose scented fragrances; today’s rose-scented perfumes offer a mix of sensuality and femininity, transforming a classic scent into something new and vibrant.

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The idea of wearing a rose scented fragrance may seem like something that your grandma did back in the day. But don’t be so quick to write off these types of floral-infused scents. The new reformulated versions tend to be lighter with an air of mystery and sensuality. The target audience nowadays is less for women who clutch their pearls but more for the young women who fearlessly use the hashtag #bosslady. However if you are still on the fence regarding this scent, don’t worry, we have you covered. These superbly scented perfumes are the treat you have been waiting for from the aptly named “queen of flowers” to unique interpretations of this classic scented perfume.

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Kai*Rose. This exotically blended combination of rose absolute, citrus, cedarwood and bergamot oils could quickly become your signature scent. It is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalate, phosphate, gluten and is vegan.

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Natalie La Rose. Created by Natasha Gregson Wagner in honor of her mother, the legendary actress Natalie Wood, this roll-on perfume opens with a mixture of geranium and rose essence. It is complemented with an 18% concentration of heliotrope and musk, which will have you smelling like you just walked out of a flower garden.

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L’Occitane Roses et Reines. This rose-steeped fragrance was inspired by the four daughters of the French Count of Forcalquier. They all adored roses, which is showcased through its Grasse rose, Bulgarian rose, Moroccan rose, Turkish rose and fruity notes.


Pacifica Persian Rose. Micro-batched in the brand’s factory in Portland, Oregon, this perfume is produced using a proprietary blend of essential oils and natural grain corn-based alcohol. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


The Body Shop British Rose. Bergamot, tangerine, water lily, peony and rose all come together to create this fresh and light floral scent that evokes an English garden on a dewy fall morning.

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EO Beloved Rose Aromatherapy. This elegantly paired set contains an oil and a spray. The notes are of rose, sandalwood, Himalayan cedarwood, geranium, and essential oils, making this scent perfect for transitioning from day to night.

Rose Fragrance Mist

Bath & Body Works Rose. This airy and conditioning floral mist is the perfect way to try a lighter smelling perfume. The appealing mix of rose water and jasmine petals is grounded by a creamy musk, making it dynamic and versatile.


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