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Valentine’s Day 2022: The best romantic scents and perfumes to gift

Love is (apparently) in the air, so why not indulge in a new signature scent this Valentine’s Day? Relationship or no relationship, February 14th is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a new (delete where appropriate:) fine / romantic / magnetic {fragrance} for the year ahead.

From cult classics to a beguiling new arrival via an honourary massage {candle}, these are the 10 best Valentine’s Day fragrances our Cult Community adore – and we’re pretty sure you will too. So go on and treat yourself, your ‘galentine’ or your partner to one of these alluring scents, we promise they’ll be impressed!

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  1. Huda Beauty KAYALI Eden Juicy Apple | 01 (Various Sizes)
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    Huda Beauty KAYALI Eden Juicy Apple | 01 (Various Sizes)

    Like a freshly squeezed juice for the skin, KAYALI’s refreshing Eden Juice Apple 01 is playful, vibrant and delicious — slathering skin in a bouquet of fruits and florals.Mouth-wateringly succulent, this cocktail — which took just one attempt to perfect (it was clearly meant to be) — is pumped with crisp and juicy red apples, flirty raspberry blossom, exotic lychee, sparkling pink grapefruit, tart blackcurrant and intoxicating jasmine, all wrapped up in a blanket of creamy vanilla flower, sultry amber and sensual musk. Utterly irresistible and playful, this refreshing juice brings joy with
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  2. Le Labo Santal 33 - Eau De Parfum
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    Le Labo Santal 33 - Eau De Parfum

    Le Labos most iconic cult classic scent, Santal 33 Eau de Parfum has the power to seduce any man or woman that smells it on first sniff. With crackling notes of cardamom, iris, violet and ambrox alongside the classic warm depths of leather and musks, this subtly spiced, rich scent lingers beautifully on the skin. Intriguing and addictive, the fragrance is perfect for both men and women and, if youre into layering your scents, it also comes as a luxurious cra¨me{Body Lotion} and{Shower Gel}
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  3. BYREDO Young Rose Eau de Parfum (Various Sizes)
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    BYREDO Young Rose Eau de Parfum (Various Sizes)

    A reflection of the unbridled energy and experimentation of youth, BYREDO's Young Rose marks a new era of floral fragrances; reimagining the classic scent by injecting notes of musk, ambroxan, Sichuan pepper and ambrette seeds, this exuberant perfume captures the spirit of freedom.Housed in the brand's instantly recognisable (and incredibly lust-have) chic and simple – yet quintessentially luxe – monochrome bottles, BYREDO's Mojave Ghost Eau de Parfum has quickly become a firm favourite in any respectable fragrance-phile's collection and regular guest on their Instagram grid too. Inspired by
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  4. Escentric Molecules M+ Molecule 01 + Patchouli
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    Escentric Molecules M+ Molecule 01 + Patchouli

    Arriving in time for the ‘Summer of Love ‘21’, Escentric Molecules M+ Molecule 01 + Patchouli harks back to the halcyon, polaroid days of the ‘60s and ‘70s – evoking the sexy, bohemian spirit of Woodstock and Bob Dylan, fringes and flares but without feeling overly retro.Romantic, nostalgic and perfect for those who still yearn for the days before wi-fi and mobiles, this scent shows the best of patchouli – blending two qualities of patchouli with the mystical, musky insouciance of Iso E Super to wrap you in warmth and enhance your allure. With a distinctive moody beauty, Schoen has
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  5. Fugazzi Fragrances Goudh
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    Fugazzi Fragrances Goudh

    For those wanting a fragrance that theyll never tire of, Goudh marries rich ingredients like oudh with sharp, sweet notes of mandarin and grapefruit resulting in a scent thats powerful, mysterious and multifaceted.Unashamedly luxurious, self-indulgent and enchanting, Goudh offers an almost otherworldly charm. It boasts opulently exotic top notes of muguet, grapefruit, mandarin and sambac jasmin, while its heart beats with ambergris, musk, leather, Indonesian patchouli, blackcurrent and Bulgarian rose. For the base, expect deep, velvety notes of oudh, vetivert java, Indian sandalwood and
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  6. Maison Margiela Replica Bubble Bath Eau de Toilette - 30ml
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    Maison Margiela Replica Bubble Bath Eau de Toilette - 30ml

    It’s 2005 in Beverly Hills. You light some candles and run the warm water before adding a decadent bath soak to the stream. Under the soft flicker of scented flames, a steaming mug is sat by the side of the bathtub, atop a book and next to a waiting glass of wine. This is your most intimate self-care ritual, a moment of ‘you’ time – of wellness and relaxation in a world of chaos. A soothing respite for limbs as you feel all tensions gently melt away…The Replica Bubble Bath Eau De Toilette is a snapshot in time – a bottled memory of ‘comforting, clean accords’ made with delicate, fresh top
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  7. Frédéric Malle Portrait of a Lady Eau de Parfum
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    Frédéric Malle Portrait of a Lady Eau de Parfum

    Evoking elegance and poise, Fracdacric Malles Portrait of a Lady has the timeless grace of icons through the ages from Henry Jamess protagonist to Princess Grace of Monaco think: stylish silhouettes and an innate sophistication with an underlying spirit of rebellion.Striving to capture the essence of the wearer from her bearing to her gaze, her cool serenity and confidence Portrait of a Lady redefines what lady means. Theres nothing reserved or aloof about this heady medley of Turkish rose (400 flowers per 100ml bottle), patchouli, sandalwood and frankincense instead, this daring blend is
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  8. OUAI Dean Street Eau de Parfum 50ml
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    OUAI Dean Street Eau de Parfum 50ml

    Quintessentially OUAI, Dean Street Eau De Parfum is a part floral, part citrus fragrance that celebrates one of the coolest streets in London.Previously the scent of the brand’s popular Hand Wash, Hand Lotion and Body Cleanser, after many, many requests, the ever-generous team finally turned the zesty ‘Dean Street’ into a dedicated fragrance. And we think it just might become one of your favourites. Housed in a crystal-clear glass bottle with white detailing and chic typography, the uplifting scent contains zingy top notes of mandarin, lemon, grapefruit and apricot, subtly floral middle notes
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  9. Kilian Love Don't Be Shy Eau de Parfum
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    Kilian Love Don't Be Shy Eau de Parfum

    Like the exhilarating innocence of first love, Kilian’s Love, Dont Be Shy Eau de Parfum encapsulates those first nervous giggles, that initial tentative kiss, the secret soft touches and that tingling anticipation for the future. Now available in the original (50ml) and a leave-them-wanting-more vial (7ml), you need never be without this signature scent.Exhilarating and unforgettable, this seductive scent begins with tender orange blossom absolute, juicy honeysuckle and plush rose. Just as two people can perfectly complement and complete each other, the formula is effortlessly and divinely
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  10. Coco de Mer Enraptured Figment Massage Candle
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    Coco de Mer Enraptured Figment Massage Candle

    Introduce a third to your relationship... Coco de Mer's Enraptured Figment Massage Candle, to be exact. When passions are burning, this rich and sensuous candle is the perfect addition to your bedroom rituals.Presented in a beautiful gift box, this enticingly scented wax melts into an exquisite pool of luxurious massage oil: perfect for when things get hot and heavy. And because we thoroughly believe that anything that's making you feel good should also bedoing good, this candle is packed with nourishing shea butter and almond oil, plus essential oils including fig, cedarwood, ylang ylang,
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Emmie Thornhill

Emmie Thornhill

Deputy Content Editor

Emmie is Cult Beauty’s Deputy Content Editor. Her love of skin care began in primary school when she first learned the term “hormonal acne” and has been in a love-hate relationship with tea tree oil ever since. She lives in East London – where you can normally find her baking, tending to her plant jungle or planning her next tattoo or hair cut/colour appointment – and is known to start DMCs with you about your birth chart placements, the importance of wearing SPF every day and the difference between a vagina and vulva.