Top 10 Best-Selling Women’s Fragrances for Valentine’s 2024

Coco Mademoiselle is set to top the UK’s fragrance charts for Valentine’s. The amber floral Chanel scent has been the UK’s favourite for the past five years, except for 2021 when it was beaten to the top spot by YSL Black Opium. 

Coco Mademoiselle was first launched in 2001 and this year Ugandan-Canadian Gossip Girl actress Whitney Peak became the face of the scent, and a 50ml bottle of eau de parfum has a recommended retail price of £99. It is currently out-selling its nearest competitor by nearly two to one. 

In second place this year is Miss Dior Eau de Parfum and in third place is Lancome’s La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum according to beauty industry data compiled by online retailer Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Toilette is fourth and in fifth place is classic fragrance Chanel No 5.

No 1 
Coco Mademoiselle is £99 for 50ml Eau de Parfum spray at

The nation’s favourite fragrance for Valentine’s 2024 is Coco Mademoiselle which was first launched in 2001. It is an oriental amber floral fragrance with top notes of orange, mandarin orange, orange blossom and bergamot. The middle notes are mimosa, jasmine, Turkish rose, and ylang-ylang, while the base notes are tonka bean, patchouli, opoponax, vanilla, vetiver, and white musk.

No 2
Miss Dior Eau de Parfum Spray 50ml is £97 at
The fragrance was renamed in 2012; it was originally called Miss Dior Cherie when it launched in 2005. The scent is a chypre (the French word for Cyprus) and is characterised Italian mandarin and blood orange top notes, a Grasse rose and lily of the valley heart, and patchouli base. The face of the Miss Dior has been actress Natalie Portman since 2017.

No 3
Lancome La Vie est Belle L’Eau de Parfum Spray is £78.20 for 50ml at

Third favourite is Lancome’s scent La Vie est Belle, which has been fronted by Hollywood actress Julia Roberts since 2018. The fragrance was initially launched in 2012 after three years of formulation. Iris is the key note of the perfume surrounded by orange blossom and jasmine at the heart. There are top notes of blackcurrant and pear, and a base of tonka bean, praline, patchouli and vanilla.

No 4
Marc Jacobs Daisy 50ml EdT £62.05 at
A multi-award winning floral woody musk fragrance for women which launched in 2007. Top notes are violet leaf, blood grapefruit and strawberry; middle notes are violet, gardenia and jasmine; base notes are musk, white woods and vanilla. 

No 5
Chanel No 5 50ml EDP £99 at

Still in the top 10 best sellers and it’s now 102 years old. According to Chanel the formula used to produce No 5 has changed little since its creation. 
The fragrance is a floral aldehyde with top notes are bergamot, lemon, neroli and ylang-ylang. The heart is jasmine, rose, lily of the valley, and iris, while the base is vetiver, sandalwood, vanilla, amber and patchouli. 

No 6
Chanel Chance 100ml EdP Spray £136 at

A Chypre Floral fragrance for women that was launched in 2005, it intertwines Pink Pepper, Jasmine and Amber Patchouli. Laced with White Musks and Vanilla. 

No 7
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Le Parfum Spray 50ml £86.70 at

A sensual and delectable spin on the classic Black Opium fragrance. Le Parfum was launched in 2022 and takes its iconic floral-gourmand signature and amplifies its addictive vanilla base note. YSL Le Parfum projects a honeyed freshness from a duo of pear and green mandarin. The heart blooms with white florals, including orange flower petals and jasmine sambac, with a twist of warm cinnamon. To finish, the signature Black Opium coffee accord is perfectly complemented by a quartet of vanilla notes for a creamy, smooth finish.

No 8
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum Spray 70ml £235 at

Baccarat Rouge 540 eau de parfum was created from the encounter between Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Baccarat to celebrate the crystal manufacturer’s 250th birthday. It is an amber floral fragrance for women and men which was launched in 2015. Top notes are Saffron and Jasmine; middle notes are Amberwood and Ambergris; base notes are Fir Resin and Cedar.

No 9
YSL Libre 50ml EDP is £78.20 at
In ninth place is YSL Libre which was launched in 2019 and is fronted by British singer Dua Lipa. The launch video has nearly 2m views on YouTube. 
YSL Libre is an oriental fougere fragrance, with top notes of mandarin oil, petitgrain oil, lavandine France oil, and a blackcurrant accord. In the heart, are notes of lavender oil, jasmine sambac absolute, jasmine grandiflorum India absolute, and orange flower absolute, while the base includes vanilla extract Madagascar, cedarwood oil, ambergris accord and musk.

No 10
Carolina Herrera Good Girl 50ml EdP £86 at

An Amber Floral fragrance for women which launched in 2016. Top notes are Almond, Coffee, Bergamot and Lemon; middle notes are Tuberose, Jasmine Sambac, Orange Blossom, Orris and Bulgarian Rose; base notes are Tonka Bean, Cacao, Vanilla, Praline, Sandalwood, Musk, Amber, Cashmere Wood, Cinnamon, Patchouli and Cedar.

Anabel Cooper

Anabel is a graduate of King’s College London and upon graduating, she set out on a journey to inspire and empower women through her words. Besides working as a digital marketing expert, Anabel is a freelance copywriter.