13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages
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February, also known as the month I spoil myself silly in the name of self-love, is upon us. Is it just me or is the first month of the first decade taking forever to end? If anything, it’s getting me even more excited to throw a little caution to the wind and indulge my fragrance addiction with some of the best romantic fragrance options. For lack of better words, well, they just smell really good and put a little pep in my step before enduring the downer that is New York City’s subway system each morning.

Defining “romantic” sort-of depends on the wearer, right? For me, that would be scents with aphrodisiac-like qualities, at least according to the pros. For someone in a relationship, it may be that one fragrance they know their S.O. will love, whether it’s a designer bottle or a can of Axe from the closest Targethey, we’ve all got our thing! Valentine’s Day may mean nothing to you. Maybe Galentine’s Day is more your pace. Perhaps every day is a love day, whether you’re a party of one or navigating multiple dating apps at once (an admirable skill, BTW). Whatever you choose or don’t choose, these romantic scents are some of the best across all categories, period.

 

best romantic fragrance art meets art 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Art Meets Art.

Music and beauty are two of my favorite things and somehow, this fragrance brand perfectly blends the two. Each scent is named after and inspired by a famous song and “I Put a Spell on You” is a fresh, citrusy blend of neroli, mandarine, sandalwood and more.

best romantic fragrance atelier cologne 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Atelier Cologne.

The brand’s newest fruity-floral scent is inspired by the Chinese Osmanthus flower which blooms at night and gives the overall fragrance a “peach-like creaminess.”

best romantic fragrance badgley mischka 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Badgley Mischka.

It will be love at first sight (and smell) when you get your hands on this jeweled bottle and its captivating scent: fresh, lingering notes of pear, citron, patchouli and more.

best romantic fragrance byredo 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Byredo.

Inspired by the nerve-wracking, yet exhilarating experience of an awkward school dance, this standout scent is a clash of bitter and sweet fragrance notes.

best romantic fragrance chanel 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Chanel.

The latest iteration from Chanel’s “Chance” range is this ultra-light, ultra-floral scent that will instantly put a smile on your face.

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Dolce & Gabbana.

The ultimate play of opposites, this warm and sexy scent brings together the most unlikely set of notes, including violet and coffee, to create an unexpected fragrance you won’t want to put down.

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Gucci.

By far one of the most unique scents I’ve ever worn, this designer gem smells so unique, it’s actually hard to describe. Don’t be fooled by the woodsy sandalwood and cedarwood notes. They’re offset by jasmine, chamomile and other lighter scents that somehow balance out into the perfect lingering fragrance throughout a busy day.

best romantic fragrance jo malone london 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Jo Malone London.

The British brand’s newest scent is a warm and cozy fragrance made all the more unique by top notes of grapefruit tea and cardamom.

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Le Labo.

This fragrance is an orange blossom fantasy brought to life with the help of other floral notes like jasmine and fruit notes like watermelon.

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Maison Margiela.

Maison Margiela’s newest addition to their fragrance fleet has me pining for spring with lily of the valley, green blackcurrant and pear coming together to conjure warm-weather nostalgia every time you wear it.

best romantic fragrance marc jacobs 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

Marc Jacobs.

This limited-edition twist on the brand’s classic Daisy scent is a warmer version of that signature floral scent, thanks to the addition of musk.

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Viktor&Rolf.

This classic gateway fragrance still owns real estate on my vanity. Will I ever get enough of those warm and spicy notes? Probably not.

best romantic fragrance ysl 13 Fragrances That Smell Like Cuddles and Love Languages

YSL.

In addition to a slightly different bottle design, the “Neon” version of YSL’s classic Black Opium fragrance is also elevated with coffee and dragonfruit notes.

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