The best zesty perfumes to welcome spring with a zing

Spring is officially around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited about seeing a little glimpse of sunlight in our gloomy London skies. So, if you’re spring cleaning your beauty cabinets to welcome the new season and want to shake things up a little, why not try a new scent?

A zesty fragrance that just seems made for spring!

We’ve rounded up our favourite citrus fragrances for all budgets and tastes, from Jo Malone to Molton Brown and everything in between – browse through our spring-ready edit

Goutal Paris’ Bois d’ Hadrien

Top notes: Lime
Heart notes: Ivy
Base notes: Cypress, spices, siberian pine

Shop: Bois d’ Hadrien 100ml, £132, Goutal

Chanel’s Eau Fraîche

Top notes: Citron
Heart notes: Jasmine
Base notes: Teak wood

Shop: Eau Fraîche 50ml, £62, Chanel

Jo Loves’ Pomelo Fragrance

Top notes: Pink Pomelo
Heart notes: Rose
Base notes: Vetiver

Shop: Pomelo Fragrance Paintbrush Gel 18ml, Launch date: September 1st at Jo Loves

Malin + Goetz’ Citron Vert Eau de Toilette

Top notes: Bergamot, lime and grapefruit
Heart notes: Basil, jasmine, rhubarb and petigrain
Base notes: Orris, amber woods, white cedar and skin musk

Shop: Citron Vert Eau de Toilette 100ml, £110, Malin + Goetz

Jo Malone’s Lime Basil Mandarin Cologne

Top notes: Mandarin
Heart notes: Basil
Base notes: Amberwood

Shop: Lime Basil Mandarin Cologne 100ml, £88, Jo Malone

Dolce Gabbana’s Velvet Cypress

Top notes: Bergamot and Sicilian lemon
Heart notes: Cypress, galbanum and clary sage
Base notes: Cedar

Shop: Velvet Cypress 50ml, £165, Dolce Gabbana

Molton Brown’s Bushukan Eau de Toilette

Top notes: Lemon oil, bergamot and basil
Heart notes: Thyme oil and cedarwood
Base notes: Cistus labdanum oil, vetiver and tolu absolute

Shop: Bushukan Eau de Toilette, £39, Molton Brown

Atelier Cologne’s Clémentine California Cologne Absolue

Top notes: Clementine from California, mandarin and juniper berries
Heart notes: Star anise, sichuan pepper and basil
Base notes: Vetiver, sandalwood and cypress

Shop: Clémentine California Cologne Absolue 200 ml, £135, Atelier Cologne at Selfridges

Caudalie’s Eau des Vignes

Top notes: Bergamot, lemon, green cardamon and neroli
Heart notes: Clary sage, iris and pink pepper
Base notes: White musk, incense and ambrox

Shop: Eau des Vignes Fresh Fragrance 50ml,
£26, Caudalie

Acqua Di Parma’s Arancia Di Capri Eau de Toilette

Top notes: Orange, Sicilian mandarin, bergamot and lemon
Heart notes: Petitgrain and cardamom
Base notes: Musk and caramel

Shop: Arancia Di Capri Eau de Toilette 75ml, £64, Acqua Di Parma

Vilhelm’s Black Citrus Eau de Parfum

Top notes: Cardamom and Calabria Bergamot
Heart notes: Mate leaves and violet
Base notes: Birch and Indonesian patchouli

Shop: Black Citrus Eau de Parfum 100ml, £155, Vilhelm Parfumerie at Liberty London

Tom Ford’s Mandarino Di Amalfi Eau de Parfum

Top notes: Tarragon, mint, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lemon and basil
Heart notes: Black pepper, coriander, orange bloosom, clary sage, shiso and jasmine
Base notes: Vetiver, amber, labdanum, musk and civet

Shop: Mandarino Di Amalfi Eau de Parfum 50ml, £155, Tom Ford

Jo Malone’s Grapefruit Cologne

Top notes: Grapefruit
Heart notes: Rosemary
Base notes: Moss

Shop: Grapefruit Cologne 100ml, £88, Jo Malone

Michael Kors’ Turquoise Eau de Parfum

Top notes: Water lily, cucumber and lime
Heart notes: Jasmine, wild orchid and fleur de sel accord
Base notes: Musk, ambrox and cedar wood.

Shop: Turquoise Eau de Parfum 100ml, £90, Michael Kors at Boots

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