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The Most Popular Citrus Perfumes

The Most Popular Citrus Perfumes

April 25, 2022 4 min read

Looking for perfumes that give the irresistible, enticing, and fresh feeling that summer brings? Here is a list of famous and widely used citrus perfumes varying in sizes, prices, and additional scent notes.

What Are Citrus Perfumes?

Citrus perfumes are made from fresh, zesty, and citrusy fragrance notes. They are mostly used during summer because of their dynamic, natural, and long-lasting scents. Examples of natural ingredients used in making citrus scents are grapefruits, oranges, bergamot, lemons, etc.

Citrus scents are known to combine well with many scent notes, including floral notes and spices.

Examples Of Popular Citrus Perfumes


The Five Forty perfume is a fragrance made with fruity and fresh scents. The following notes are found in it;

  • Blood orange and virus notes make up the top notes.
  • Lavender, sage, and saffron for the middle notes.
  • Ambergris, oak, and oakmoss as base notes.

The perfume is unisex and can be used by both males and females. Five Forty is manufactured by The Fragrance World and inspired by the Baccarat Rouge 540. The container differs from small to big, 5ml, 50ml, and 100ml. It leaves a fresh, lingering, and long-lasting smell after use. Five Forty may be used during the day or at night. Its perfume containers are made out of recyclable items that are eco-friendly. The Five Forty perfume is vegan and cruelty-free.

The 5ml container costs £4.95 while the 50ml and 100ml containers cost £19.95 and £28.95 respectively. All sizes are available on the official Fragrance World website.



The Daisy Eau So Fresh, made by Marc Jacobs, is classified as a floral and fruity perfume. The aroma is very sweet, enticing, and feminine. The fragrance is made up of the following scents;

  • Pear, Grapefruit, Raspberry, and green notes as the top note.
  • Middle/heart notes including Rose, Jasmine, Apple, and Violet
  • Plum, cedar, and musk as base notes.

Daisy Eau So Fresh is specifically made of women and is also available as lotions. Its sizes are either 75ml or 125ml.


3.   CHANEL N°5 L'Eau Spray

The CHANEL N°5 L'Eau Spray is a different range from the type of perfumes its manufacturer, Chanel, makes. Its zesty, tantalizing, and natural scent is derived from the following notes;

  • Mandarin mixed with orange, aldehydes, and lemon for the top note.
  • The middle note oozes fruity scents of rose, ylang-ylang, and jasmine.
  • White musks, vanilla for the base notes.


A perfume made for women, it gives off a fresh, dynamic, and straightforward scent. The perfume is carefully made with no harmful additives. This is why it can be applied to the skin and clothing anyhow the user pleases. Channel N°5 is available in two sizes, 50ml, and 100ml.


4.   Oyédo Eau de Toilette By DIPTYQUE Paris

DIPTYQUE Paris manufactured the Oyédo fragrance with citrus scents such as green tangerine, a hint of raspberry, and the extraction of Yuzu. Yuzu is a typical citrus zest found in Asia. The sole inspiration for this perfume is a city in Japan known as Edo. Oyédo is available in sizes  50ml and 100ml. It is made in France and each purchase comes with a sample size. Oyédo By Diptyque Paris costs around €85 to €118, depending on its size.


5.   Orange Sanguine By Atelier Cologne

Although made in France, Orange Sanguine is produced from ingredients sourced from different parts of the world. The scent notes that makeup Orange Sanguine is Blood orange got from Italy, Sandalwood from Australia, and Geranium sourced from China.

Atelier Cologne ensures the use of entirely natural ingredients during preparation. Its scents are floral, long-lasting, and perfect for summer.

The Orange Sanguine cologne is available in three different sizes, 30ml, 100ml, and 200ml. It is a unisex perfume.


6.   Byredo's Sundazed Eau De Parfum

Sundazed by Byredo is a perfume made for both men and women. It is made up of natural and citrusy scents. Its scent notes are;

  • Californian Lemon and Mandarin for top notes.
  • The middle notes consist of Neroli and Arabian jasmine.
  • White musk and cotton candy for the base notes.

The perfume adds a feeling of summer, fresh, fruity, and citrusy. Vegans can use Byredo's Sundazed perfume. There are two sizes for Sundazed by Byredo, 50ml, and 100ml.


7.   Feu d'Orange Intense Eau de Toilette L'Occitane en Provence

Feu d'Orange Intense is manufactured by L'Occitane. It is an aromatic and citrusy fragrance made for both men and women. The scents of Feu d'Orange Intense are light, fresh, and sensual. Scent notes used in producing it are:

  • Tangerine, orange, lemon, orange sanguine, and blood orange as top notes.
  • Middle notes such as vera wood and incense form a woody scent.
  • Vanilla and vetiver as base notes.

Feu d'Orange Intense is available in 60ml.


8.   Giorgio Armani’s Acqua Di Gioia

Acqua Di Gioia by Giorgio Armani is a feminine perfume made to relay a natural, free-spirited, and refreshing feeling to its user. It is made with lemons and mints as the top notes to give out a zesty scent, mixed with middle floral notes of jasmine, pink pepper, and peony. Base notes are cedar, labdanum, and brown sugar. Acqua Di Gioia is available in 30ml, 50ml, and 100ml sizes.

Other examples of famous citrus perfumes are Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde by Guerlain, Citron de Vigne Fresh perfume, Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne, Burberry Weekend Eau De Parfum, etc.


citrus-based fragrances are widely used and embraced by people. This is because of how natural, clean and fresh they smell. Citrus scents also mix well with other scent notes such as gourmand, mints, fruity notes, etc.  Examples of popularly known citrus perfumes are Citron de Vigne Fresh perfume, Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde by Guerlain, CHANEL N°5 L'Eau Spray, and Five Forty perfume to mention a few.

There are many affordable, long-lasting, and high-quality made perfumes.