Welcolme to FindaScent, here you will find everything you will need to know about fragrances - how they are made, the chemicals involved, the fragrance families, how to pick a fragrance for that special occasion and plenty more. We have over 800 notes listed, 600 chemicals, 700 users have left a comment on their favourite or not so favourite fragrance as well as over 1600 actual fragraces listed with more added weekly.

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New - we have just added a price comparison feature, we crawl the most popular US fragrance sites - FragranceNet, Fragrance Outlet, FragranceX, Perfumania, Perfume.com, Sephora, The Perfume Shop USA, FragranceLovers.com, Strawberrynet, LaBelle Perfumes and MicroPerfumes and get their prices for each particular fragrance. If you would like to add your site then fire us an email, this is completely free. This can either be done by sending us a database at least every 2 weeks or allow us to spider your website, User-Agent FindaScentBot 1.0 must be allowed access if behind cloudflare or the likes. Only US based sites at this time, in the coming months we will be adding Europe stores.



Fragrance Families

Fragrance families categorize perfumes based on common characteristics, which can create a framework to help understand the diverse range of scents. Floral fragrances are epitomized by the essence of flowers which evoke elegance and femininity. Oriental scents blend warm, exotic notes like vanilla and spices, offering richness and sensuality. Fresh fragrances which often featuring citrus and herbal notes, evoke a clean and invigorating feel. Woody scents which are rooted in earthy notes like cedar and sandalwood, convey warmth and sophistication.
Chypre Fragrance Family

Chypre Fragrances

Chypre fragrances, featuring a base of oakmoss, patchouli, and citrus, offer a sophisticated and timeless aroma with a hint of earthiness and a touch of citrus brightness.
Citrus Fragrance Family

Citrus Fragrances

Citrus fragrances, featuring notes of lemon, bergamot, and orange, exude a zesty and invigorating freshness, capturing the essence of sun-drenched orchards and vibrant summer days.
Spicy Fragrance Family

Spicy Fragrances

Spicy fragrances, infused with warm and exotic notes like cinnamon, pepper, and clove, evoke a sense of passion and intensity, offering an alluring and vibrant olfactory experience.
Woody Fragrance Family

Woody Fragrances

Woody fragrances, often composed of cedar, sandalwood, and patchouli, create a warm and earthy aura, lending an air of sophistication and natural allure.

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Fragrance Notes

Fragrance notes are the main components that form the backbone of fragrances, they are carefully selected and blended to create a wide array of scents that appeal to our senses. These notes can be either derived from a natural source, such as flowers, fruits and spices or synthesized in a lab to achieve specific profiles or to mimic their natural countapart. The skill of perfumers lies in the ability combination of these diverse elements to produce a unique and captivating fragrance.
Amber Fragrance Note
Amber has a rich and sweet smell that evokes warmth, sensuality and sophistication. Often used in oriental perfumes.

Bergamot Fragrance Note
Bergamot is a citrus fruit that is widely used in the fragrance industry for its fresh, sweet and slightly spicy aroma.

Cardamom Fragrance Note
Cardamom is a spice that has been used for centuries. It is well known for its warm, spicy and slightly sweet scent that makes it a popular choice as a fragrance note.

Cedar Fragrance Note
Cedar which is also known as Cedrus, is known for its natural, woody scent, and is used in perfumery for its warm and slightly spicy notes.

Iris Fragrance Note
Iris adds a sophisticated, powdery and floral nuance to fragrances, and is known for its elegant and complex scent.

Jasmine Fragrance Note
Jasmine one of the most popular notes in perfumery, is at the heart of many floral fragrances.

Lavender Fragrance Note
A calming and tranquil sent and a timeless ingredient used in many modern fragrances.

Lemon Fragrance Note
Lemon is a zesty and tangy note that creates a sparkling and invigorating effect in fragrances, it is often paired with bergamot, orange or rose.

Lily of the Valley Fragrance Note
A sweet and romantic floral fragrance with a hint of citrusy freshness.

Mandarin Fragrance Note
A refreshing scent that is zesty, uplifting and sweet, with a hint of neroli.

Musk Fragrance Note
Musk adds warmth, depth, and sensuality to fragrances.

Neroli Fragrance Note
Neroli is a sweet, honeyed scent with a hint of spice.

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Fragrance Ingredients

The molecular backbone of perfumes and colognes, the actual 'ingredients' encompass a vast array of chemical compounds that provide the scents upon which fragrances are built. These ingredients range from naturally occurring organic compounds like terpenes and esters found in essential oils, to sophisticated synthetic molecules like aldehydes and musks engineered for their unique scent profiles.
Alcohol C-11 Fragrance Note
Used in perfumery for its fresh, mildly floral and citrus notes, enhancing fragrance complexity and ...

Benzyl Alcohol Fragrance Note
In fragrances, it adds a mild, sweet aroma and is also used in skincare and cosmetic products for it...

Citronellal Fragrance Note
Predominantly used to impart fresh, citrus notes to fragrances. It is appreciated for its ability to...

Dimethyl anthranilate Fragrance Note
Used in fragrances to add sweet, fruity, and slightly floral notes, particularly grape-like aromas. ...

Dimethyl hydroquinone Fragrance Note
Utilized in fragrance compositions to add depth with its sweet, herbaceous, and slightly earthy note...

Hexanoic Acid Fragrance Note
Rarely used in high concentrations due to its potent odor, it is occasionally added in trace amounts...

Methyl Amyl Ketone Fragrance Note
Utilized to blend with other ketones and fortify scents like hops, houblon, mulberry, chypre, quince...

Nerolin Fragrance Note
Frequently used to add a sweet, floral note to fragrances, especially those with a citrus or floral ...

Octadecanal Fragrance Note
Employed to add depth and a subtle waxy, floral note to perfumes, enhancing the richness and complex...

Phellandrene Fragrance Note
Employed to add bright, fresh, and peppery notes to fragrances, enhancing vibrancy and energy in the...

Phenethyl salicylate Fragrance Note
Phenethyl salicylate is utilized as a blender and fixative in floral fragrances, especially notable ...

Skatole Fragrance Note
Utilized in minimal amounts to enhance floral fragrances, adding depth and a complex, earthy quality...

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Fragrances

Here you will find an extensive array of scents that cater to diverse preferences and occasions. From designer brands like Chanel, Dior and Giorgio Armani to niche fragrance houses such as Byredo and Le Labo. We have also crawled the most popular fragrance stores and listed their prices for each fragrance if available, this is not a paid service or an affiliate program and any fragrance store is welcome to add their site to the list. Contact Us

Lastest Fragrances added to our Database

Floral Fragrance for
Women ( 2019)
Floral by Jimmy Choo for Women, launched in 2019, is a delicate and sophisticated fragrance that encapsulates the essence of...

Anais Anais L'original Fragrance for
Women ( 2014)
Anais Anais L'original by Cacharel, re-released in 2014, encapsulates the essence of a modern woman wrapped in a fragrance inspired...

Amor Amor Fragrance for
Women ( 2003)
Amor Amor by Cacharel, first launched in 2003, is a vibrant and passionate fragrance designed for women who are romantic...

Claiborne Sport Fragrance for
Men ( 1997)
Claiborne Sport by Liz Claiborne for Men, introduced in 1997, is a vibrant and energetic fragrance that captures the spirit...

Claiborne Fragrance for
Men ( 1989)
Claiborne by Liz Claiborne for Men, introduced in 1989, is a classic fragrance that embodies a crisp and clean masculinity....

Cinnamon Bun Fragrance for
Women ( 2012)
Cinnamon Bun by Demeter for Women, released in 2012, transports you directly into a bakery with its deliciously gourmand scent....

Cinnamon Bark Fragrance for
Women ( 2010)
Cinnamon Bark by Demeter for Women, released in 2010, is an aromatic journey into the heart of a spice bazaar....

Ciao Fragrance for
Women ( 2016)
Ciao by Vince Camuto for Women, released in 2016, radiates romance and confidence. The perfume opens with a delightful mix...

Chrome Pure Fragrance for
Men ( 2017)
Chrome Pure by Azzaro for Men, launched in 2017, is a luminous and vibrant fragrance that celebrates purity and sophistication....

Charlie Gold Fragrance for
Women ( 1995)
Charlie Gold by Revlon, released in 1995, offers a rich and inviting fragrance that combines fruity and woody elements with...

Candy Kiss Fragrance for
Women ( 2016)
Candy Kiss by Prada for Women, launched in 2016, explores the indulgent and addictive qualities of the Candy collection in...

Candy Florale Fragrance for
Women ( 2014)
Candy Florale by Prada for Women, released in 2014, is an enchanting and light-hearted fragrance that embodies the flirtatious essence...

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