The Ultimate Zodiac Perfume Guide for Every Star Sign
Whether you occasionally read your horoscope for fun or know your natal chart frontwards, backwards and upside down, chances are you know that your zodiac sign is aligned with certain aspects of your personality.
These personality traits lend themselves to many different areas of your life, including which perfumes are best for you. Whether you’re a fiery Scorpio or an enigmatic Aquarius, read on to see which scent we’ve chosen specifically for you based on the traits of your zodiac sign and its assigned astrological elements: earth, fire, water or air. If you’re unsure of your sun sign, see what sign matches the day your birthday falls!
Aries: Gucci Bloom Nettare Di Fiori
Dates: March 21–April 19
Characteristics: Impulsive, competitive and passionate
Fire sign Aries is passionate, competitive, loyal and impulsive. As the first sign of the zodiac, Aries are trailblazers, and are often as headstrong as they are goal-driven. Stubborn and firey, this sign is a go-getter that proceeds full-steam ahead with all things in life.
Every plant with thorns blooms in Aries season, including roses, honeysuckle, jasmine and geranium. This makes Gucci Bloom Nettare Di Fiori the perfect perfume for reminding bold Aries to stop and smell the flowers; this perfume combines the sweetness of blossoms with the edge of thorns and a kick of ginger that embodies their passion and competitive edge.
Taurus: Ives Saint Laurent Black Opium
Dates: April 20–May 20
Characteristics: Ambitious, hard-working and loyal
As an Earth sign, Taurus is ambitious, passionate and hard-working, and is known as the Zodiac’s anchor. They demand the best from everyone around them, including themselves, but remain reliable and loyal as friends, colleagues and partners.
Taurus’ flower is the rose, embodying the beauty that they provide to those around them that takes a little work to earn. Jimmy Choo Rose Passion perfectly embodies the beauty that a Taurus strives for, with a warm and sensual finish that will make any Taurus happy.
Gemini: Giorgio Armani Si
Dates: May 21–June 20
Characteristics: Energetic, emotional, deep
Characterized as “the Twins,” Gemini is an air sign known for expertly displaying two separate sides to the world. One of the most emotionally intelligent signs in the zodiac, this sign makes for a loyal, motivational and energetic friend or partner, who loves experiencing new things.
This “best-of-both-worlds” sign deserves a perfume that provides the same, making Giorgio Armani Si the perfect pairing for a Gemini. Like this sign, this perfume is more than what’s on the surface, starting light and floral and drying down to a warm, amber finish that will please the Twins.
Cancer: Beautiful Belle by Estee Lauder
Dates: June 21–July 22
Characteristics: Creative, emotional, generous
This water sign is generous, creative, independent and loyal. Cancers are often called psychic for their ability to intuit what’s about to happen. The emotional heart of the zodiac, this sign would do any and everything for those they care about, making them the ultimate best friend and shoulder to cry on.
A true romantic at heart, no perfume is a better match for this sign than the sensuous, enchanting scent of Beautiful Belle. Combining fruity, floral and oriental accords, this perfume is the perfect aroma to embolden the Cancer.
Leo: Versace Eros
Dates: July 23–Aug. 22
Characteristics: Smart, courageous, headstrong
A fire sign, Leo is a natural-born leader in all things. Smart, courageous, passionate and friendly, this sign knows what it wants and will work incredibly hard to get there. Outward appearances matter a great deal to this sign, and they will challenge themselves each day to be the absolute best they can be.
Leos are leaders and go-getters, so their ideal perfume should make a strong first impression. Versace Eros is the perfect scent for summer-born Leo, with bold top notes of Sicilian lemon, pomegranate and bergamot. Combining floral, woody and fruity accords, this scent is as invigorating and exciting as the sign wearing it.
Virgo: The Beat by Burberry
Dates: Aug. 23–Sept. 22
Characteristics: Intelligent, practical, kind
Grounded as an earth sign, Virgos are practical, no-nonsense and methodical in their approach to friends, relationships and life. These signs are intelligent, kind and passionate once you get to know them, and value organization and security above all else.
While regimented and secure, Virgos are in no way boring. This makes Burberry The Beat ideal for this sign: classically light, crisp and floral but with some serious staying power. Combining pink pepper, bergamot, bluebell and other green and floral accords, this perfume is classic yet passionate, much like the Virgo.
Libra: Byredo Blanche
Dates: Sept. 23–Oct. 22
Characteristics: Creative, kind, harmonious
Somewhere in the sky as an air sign, intelligent, kind Libra is known for making big plans but having some trouble with follow-through. Equipped with an active, creative imagination, this sign values harmony and serves as an incredibly effective mediator for their large groups of friends and loved ones — they are characterized by the scales, after all.
The Libra values balance and harmony, which makes Blanche the ideal fragrance for this sign. Light and refreshing, this scent expertly balances between musky scents of blonde wood, white musk and sandalwood with floral accords of roses, pink peony, violet and African orange blossom.
Scorpio: Black Orchid by Tom Ford
Dates: Oct. 23–Nov. 21
Characteristics: Independent, passionate, loyal
Ruled by the ocean as a water sign, Scorpio is headstrong, passionate, independent and lives by the old adage of “my way or the highway.” Much like their scorpion namesake, they have a tendency to have a shell or wall up to protect any vulnerabilities, and it can take a bit of effort to get past this. Once you’ve cracked their shell, however, this sign makes a loyal and diehard friend.
To match their personality, Scorpio needs a bold, one-of-a-kind perfume that reveals a sweeter side once it dries down. This makes Black Orchid the perfect complement to any Scorpio, starting off with a bold start of blackcurrant, French jasmine and citrus; giving way to a softer side of gardenia, lotus and of course, black orchid.
Sagittarius: Spellbound by Estee Lauder
Dates: Nov. 22–Dec. 21
Characteristics: Generous, trustworthy, imaginative
Ever-feisty, this fire sign is an effortless leader who isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. Despite their straightforward nature, the sign is generous, open-hearted and trustworthy. Creative and imaginative, this zodiac sign makes for a great friend and better leader.
Warm-hearted signs like Sagittarius deserve warm and rich perfumes, making Spellbound a perfect scent. With notes of cardamom, vetiver, orange blossom, vanilla and daffodil, this perfume represents both the sweetness and spice a Sagittarius possesses.
Capricorn: Chanel No. 5
Dates: Dec. 22–Jan. 19
Characteristics: Hard-working, stubborn, friendly
Resolute and steady, this earth sign is smart and hard-working — once they put their mind to something, they make it happen. Lovers of rules, order and organization, this sign is a perfectionist and values looks and appearances. These characteristics may make this sign seem stubborn and hard to please, but when around the right people and drawn out of their shell, these signs make loyal companions for life.
Capricorns have a reputation as “old souls,” valuing traditions and history. What better perfume for this sign than the scent that revolutionized the fragrance industry, Chanel. No 5? Notes of sandalwood, lemon, neroli, vanilla and musk make up this infamous scent, which will please even the most perfection-seeking Capricorn.
Aquarius: Marina De Bourbon
Dates: Jan. 20–Feb. 18
Characteristics: Unique, independent, undefinable
Free-spirited as their air sign, Aquarians are independent and unique, with each possessing different qualities and shying away from being able to fit into any one category or label. They want justice and equality, and most of all want to make the world a better place than how they found it.
This zodiac sign is ever-changing and hard to describe, so their scent should match their enigmatic personalities. Marina De Bourbon is as original and hard-to-define as the Aquarius wearing it, composed of notes of cassis, lemon, watermelon, jasmine and passionfruit.
Pisces: Acqua di Giola
Dates: Feb. 19–March 20
Characteristics: Sensitive, trustworthy, creative
As a water sign, Pisces is sensitive, creative, intelligent and has a strong emotional and moral compass guiding them between right and wrong. Trustworthy, intuitive and at times psychic, this zodiac sign’s gut should be trusted when it comes to determining whether situations and people are good or bad.
This sign makes for a reliable friend and moral compass, and should have a trustworthy, everyday perfume to match. Fan-favorite Acqua di Giola is the perfect scent for a Pisces: an everyday fragrance with notes of lemon, mint, jasmine, peony and pink pepper.
What better way to celebrate the beginning of your zodiac season than with a new perfume, tailor-made to suit the aspects of your zodiac sign? Treat yourself to one of the recommended fragrances or any of our discount perfumes — your horoscope said to!
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