10 Best Rose Perfumes (So You Smell Like A Flower — Literally!)

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Best rose perfumes

Rose perfumes are undeniably feminine and the most romantic of the scents in our home collections. It's also a classic. Your mom, even your grandma, probably had a rose scent they wore at some point.

These scents are not dated or old-fashioned, though; they are timeless classics that are meant to be continued into this and the next generations. Plus, can't we all use more roses in our lives? Expand your knowledge of scents with the best rose perfume options on the market right now.

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1. Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds

Elizabeth Taylor never compromised on quality. Ingredients for White Diamonds are sourced from 15 countries, including Egypt, France, India, Morocco, Turkey, Italy, Madagascar, Indonesia, Croatia and Ukraine. A total bouquet of 67 fresh flowers are used per bottle, including 47 hand-picked Jasmine flowers, 16 hand-picked Rose flowers, and 4 hand-picked Ylang flowers.

(Macy's, $69)

2. Nashelle Love & Light Perfume

Nashelle's new Love & Light Perfume lights up any room with its floral and coconut scent. Each bottle is made with a heart to give back, as one plate of food is donated to families in need for each product sold.

(Nashelle, $46)

3. Elina Organics Rose Water Mist

You can mist this spray on your body as a natural and long-lasting perfume, or use as a soothing face mist to make your skin feel renewed and energized. Containing a naturally therapeutic blend of essential oils and roses, this botanical mist's bioenergetic properties provide mood enhancement and encourage a positive atmosphere.

(Elina Organics Skincare, $20)

4. Younique With All My Heart, Me

Find yourself enveloped in a comforting cocoon of intoxicating sandalwood and tender rose florals. Top notes: watery litchi, dewy violet leaves, honeysuckle nectar. Heart notes: rose petals, pink peony, enticing orange flower. Base notes: comforting sandalwood, creamy cashmere wood, soft musks.

(Younique Products, $50)

5. Mon Guerlain Bloom of Rose

Composed of the original Mon Guerlain quartet of Carla lavender, Sambac jasmine, vanilla tahitensis and Australian sandalwood, Bloom of Rose introduces a combination of new raw materials cherished by the Guerlain perfumer: neroli and Bulgarian rose. The result is a dazzling and cheerful fragrance, a real bouquet of white flowers, elevated by lavender and topped by the rose.

(Sephora, $94)

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6. Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose is a seductive floral blend embodying the heart of a dark rose with notes of rose de mai, geranium, and vetiver for a sultry, refined scent with intrigue. Bringing a lightness to Nirvana, the scarlet toned bottle with rich gold accents blends feminine curves with contrasting architectural lines

(Click for rates and reviews, Amazon)

7. Chloé Roses De Chlo

The scent opens with incredible freshness. A sensation derived from the bergamot, which is gradually joined by a heart of damascena rose essence, modernized with a magnolia accord. Then, on the skin appears the trail of white musk and amber, signature of the House of Chloé.

(Sephora, $125)

8. NEST Dahlia & Vines

Dewy daffodils, peony, and roses are blended with the essence of garden vines. This combination reveals a romantic floral that exudes elegance, grace, and luxury.

(Sephora, $74)

9. Philosophy Amazing Grace Ballet Rose Eau de Toilette

Amazing Grace Ballet Rose is inspired by the delicate scent of pink rose petals opening at first bloom and the beautiful femininity of Philosophy’s bestselling Amazing Grace fragrance. This captivating scent captures the quiet strength of a ballerina in a heart of delicate rose and peony, which is layered with sparkling lychee, and finished with woods and sheer ballet pink musk.

(Sephora, $49)

10. Tocca Bianca

Launched by the design house of Tocca in the year 2010, this citrus aromatic fragrance has a blend of lemon orpur, bergamot, mandarin, lavender, green tea, and jasmine.

(Click for rates and reviews, Amazon)

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