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ELLE Beauty Hot List: 7 Fragrances To Add To Your Repertoire

Perfumed pursuits.
Published: July 9, 2024
Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze
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You don't have to search up the benefits of exercise—you could name at least three at the top of your head, but nothing kills the mood quite like B.O. Fortunately, we’re turning to light and fresh fragrances that’ll make breaking a sweat feel like a walk in the garden. Whether you're in the gym, at a yoga class, or out for a walk, here are seven scents to instantly freshen up your day.

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Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

A summer rendition of Victoria’s Secret best-selling scent, Bombshell Escape will transport any aspiring yogi to her dream tropical vacation. Built on a woody base of lush palm tree leaves, fruity notes of guava intertwine with radiant peony for an uplifting treat.

Bombshell Escape Eau de Parfum, $122 for 100ml, VICTORIA’S SECRET.

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Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

A floral yet robust A floral yet robust fragrance, Daisy Wild is light enough for days at the gym. It opens with a fruity banana blossom accord, before revealing a sweet and creamy centre of jasmine and macadamia accord, grounded by an ambery base of sandalwood and vetiver.

Daisy Wild Eau de Parfum, $215 for 100ml, MARC JACOBS.

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Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

Pacific Chill’s crisp scent is as rejuvenating as a morning stroll. Bright notes of citron, lemon and orange add a zesty edge to sweet blackcurrant and apricot. The honeyed hints of fig and date are balanced out by the subtle freshness of mint, basil and coriander.

Pacific Chill Eau de Parfum, $480 for 100ml, LOUIS VUITTON.

Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

REPLICA Under The Lemon Trees revolves around a kalamansi lime accord that invigorates the senses. The tangy yet never overpowering note is woven through a green, herby heart of coriander, mate and green tea, warmed by an earthy blend of cedarwood essence, cistus absolute and musk.

REPLICA Under The Lemon Trees Eau de Toilette, $220 for 100ml, MAISON MARGIELA.

Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

Get your mat out, hold your mountain pose, and bask in the embrace of the sun and Diptyque’s Ilio. Fruity prickly pear is caressed by citrusy bergamot, enhanced by floral notes of heady jasmine and powdery iris.

Ilio Eau de Toilette, $237 for
100ml, DIPTYQUE.

Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

The perfect fresh scent, Chance Eau Fraîche is an instant pick-me-up. With citrus lemon, cedar and citron and musky woody notes, they're blended with floral notes of jasmine and water hyacinth as well as pink pepper.

Chance Eau Fraîche Eau de Parfum, $292 for 100ml, CHANEL.

Hot List: 7 Perfumes that Make Breaking a Sweat Smell Like a Breeze

MCM's CRUSH is a gorgeous floral fruity fragrance that's weightless on the skin. Opening with frozen pear and pink pepper, these notes are embraced by Rose de Mai Absolute, apricot nectar, and ambrette for a fragrance you'll want to spritz over and over again.

CRUSH Eau de PArfum, $158 for 75ml, MCM.

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