• NO.1 Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Eau de Parfum
  • NO.2 Ex Nihilo Furur Narcotique Eau de Parfum
  • NO.3 Glossier You Eau de Parfum
  • NO.4 Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée Cologne Absolue Pure Perfume
  • NO.5 VIKTOR & ROLF Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum
  • NO.6 Le Labo Santal 33 Eau De Parfum
  • NO.7 Giorgio Armani Si Passione Eau de Parfum
  • NO.8 Dior J'adore Eau de Parfum
  • NO.9 Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum
  • NO.10 Diptyque Eau Capitale Eau de Parfum

10 Best Long Lasting Perfume For Women 2022

Jan 13, 2022

If you often use perfumes, you will find that some perfumes are long-lasting while others last for a short time. Why? First of all, it is related to the type of perfume. According to the concentration of fragrance, perfumes are generally categorised into five types: parfum, eau de parfum, eau de toilette, eau de cologne and eau fraiche. You may often ignore their differences, but in fact, they vary in duration, efficacy and price. Parfum is composed of 25%—40% concentration of fragrance and lasts for 5-8h. Eau de Parfum is composed of 15%—20% concentration of fragrance and lasts for 5-6h. Eau de Toilette is composed of 5%—15% concentration of fragrance and lasts for 3-4h. Eau de Cologne is composed of 2%—4% concentration of fragrance and lasts for 1-2h. Eau Fraiche is composed of 1%—3% concentration of fragrance and lasts for about 1h. Generally speaking, with higher fragrance concentration, the perfume lasts for a longer time. Perfume that smells fresh and light, such as cologne, lasts for a short time. In addition to the concentration of the fragrance, the spraying method also matters. Following these two points makes the perfume last longer: First, when you spray it on your wrist, don't rub your wrists, otherwise the top notes may disappear faster. Second, moisturizing your skin before using perfume makes the perfume more long-lasting.

Everyone has different personal fragrance due to the skin condition, temperature and environment, so one perfume may diffuse various scents with different duration on each individual. However, the duration only represents different types rather than quality.

We searched and compared many perfumes that are popular with women, including some products with high sales. We have also read many user reviews and some expert suggestions. Now we recommend 10 perfumes for you. Well-received and long-lasting, they are worth considering.

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  • long-lasting
  • intensely scented
  • black coffee note
  • none

With users all over the world, the popular YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Opium Eau de Parfum was the winner of allure award in 2015. When it comes to this perfume, the words "sexy, charming, full-bodied, and individual" pop up all together. The top notes are pink pepper, orange blossom and pear; the middle notes are coffee, jasmine, bitter almond and licorice; and the base notes include vanilla, patchouli and cedar. At the beginning, the scent is really strong and a bit pungent. However, if you hold on for about an hour, it will transition to mid notes and base notes with agreeable sweetness. The sedate and mysterious scent is just like a mature lady. I have to say that it is very suitable for parties or gatherings to make you popular with boys. The scent left behind is coffee and woody notes, loved by lots of people. If you want to use it in daily life, it is recommended to spray it on your clothes before going to bed. Then, this long-lasting fragrance will not be too strong when you wake up next morning. Dark and decorated with sequins, its bottle is beautiful and suitable for women.

With warm and spicy scents, YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum has a 5-star rating across Amazon reviews. A beautiful lady said, "Stays on all day and smells amazing!!...I find I have to reapply, which isn't bad if you have a small bottle or a roller ball but I like to wear a perfume that I know will at least make it through a night out with my husband."

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  • unisex
  • long-lasting
  • niche
  • pricey

Meaning "created from scratch" in Latin, Ex Nihilo is a niche brand from Paris. Maybe the ones who know or have used Furur Narcotique are less than users of other big-name perfumes. However, it is truly a high-quality perfume with floral and fruity notes. Sophisticated and seductive, gentle and sweet, it is a good interpretation of women. The top notes are bergamot, litchi and peach; the middle notes are jasmine, peony and orange blossom; and the base notes are woody, oakmoss and musk. It smells like a bottle of fruity soda in summer. The long-lasting fragrance emits faint elegant fruity and floral scents all day long. The excellent unisex Furur Narcotique combines fruity, floral and musk notes perfectly, making you fall in love with it in just one second. The petals and fragrances used by Ex Nihilo are from Paris, France or Grasse, the capital of perfume. Adopting mature technology, its notes are well-received all over the world. With metallic caps, the bottles of Furur Narcotique are textured, modern and stylish. Although it is pricey, it is still worth considering.

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  • unique scents
  • long-lasting
  • suitable for everyone
  • none

"Everybody wants a special perfume. Once smell it, everyone knows it's me, only me." Glossier You is such a magic perfume, emitting various scents on different people. The official touted it as "the ultimate personal fragrance", and introduced that "it's not one of those perfumes you wear to become someone else. This is not a finished product. It needs you." Instead of perfume, it is more appropriate to describe Glossier You as a "skin smell-enhancer". Its fragrance is difficult to describe exactly. With floral, woody and other notes, it emits your personal scent. It mixes with everyone's skin oils and then undergoes a chemical reaction, making everybody unique. Glossier You smells like all the good things in life, such as childhood, mothers, kittens, warm sunshine, love affairs, clean and fragrant clothing, etc. Other perfumes may cover your personal fragrance, while the scents of Glossier You are always the freshest, comfortable, clean, bright and warm, balancing all the scents perfectly. This long-lasting perfume is suitable for various occasions and different people. Even if you can't smell it anymore, you may still receive compliments like "you smell so great".

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  • niche
  • niche perfume
  • unisex
  • long-lasting
  • none

France is very romantic, and so is its perfume. Atelier Cologne launches a wide range of high-quality perfumes, and many of them are well-known, such as Clémentine California, Pomélo Paradis, etc. The niche Vanille Insensée is an addictive woody perfume. The top notes are lime, cillantro; the middle notes are vetiver, jasmine and oakmoss; and the base notes are vanilla, oakwood and amber. At the beginning, you may be surprised and wonder why it smells like this. However, the top notes evaporate quickly. Then, you may be deeply attracted by its middle and base notes. It is just like a vanilla latte in a paper cup, which you hold with both hands to feel its warmth. The heat with milk and vanilla scents floats slowly and stimulates every cell in your nasal cavity. Mixed with vanilla and oakmoss notes, this perfume smells sweet, warm and ambiguous. Among all the perfumes of Atelier Cologne, Vanille Insensée is one of the most long-lasting, emitting faint scent even after 12 hours. Suitable for various occasions and different people, this unisex perfume is more recommended to use in autumn and winter.

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  • delicate packaging
  • floral note
  • long-lasting
  • pricey

The well-known Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum is put on the cover of the VIKTOR & ROLF official website. Well-received by lots of women, this perfume was the winner of the Glamour Beauty Award in 2020. In a grenade-like packaging, Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum with explosive floral bouquet makes you feel wandering in a sea of flowers, with countless roses, freesias and jasmines all blooming. Co-created by perfumers Olivier Polge, Carlos Benaim and Domitille Berthier, this iconic perfume becomes more modern and more feminine through new blending and upgrades, suitable for girls over 20 years old. The top notes are bergamot, tea leaf and osmanthus; the middle notes are the most long-lasting including jasmine, orange blossom, freesia, rose and orchid; and the base notes including musk and patchouli smooth gradually. At the beginning, the scents are strong that some people may find it too sweet. However, as time goes by, the smell fades and becomes more and more attractive. It helps you to impress others as a beautiful girl with a fresh floral fragrance. Packaged in a delicate pink bottle with multiple sizes to choose from, this perfume is also very suitable as a gift for your friends.

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  • woody note
  • leather note
  • pricey

Le Labo is a perfume brand originating in New York, America. Its stores feature a retro style. Each perfume is hand-crafted on site, with a personalized label for you. Le Labo Santal 33 Eau De Parfum is recommended by many well-known media. We have to say that it is a successful item that advocates the spirit of the American West and personal freedom. The top note is leather; the middle note is sandalwood; and the base notes are cedarwood and vetiver. At the beginning, it may be a bit bitter and spicy. Then, the sandalwood note quickly spreads into your nasal cavity and lasts until the end, making you feel peaceful and secure. There are so many people like Santal 33 Eau De Parfum, and they often receive compliments when using it. Some people even come and ask what perfume it is. It is not a traditional perfume based on alcohol, but like oil that sinks into the skin and stays for a long time, so it is long-lasting. Santal 33 Eau De Parfum is not only welcomed by women, but also loved by men. With fine-tuned scents, this perfume is very suitable for daily use, including commuting to work or school, and other business activities. It is available in various sizes. If you can't decide which one to choose, it is recommended to try a 15ml first.

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  • high-quality
  • well-known
  • long-lasting
  • none

As a must-have perfume on many women's dressing tables, the well-known Giorgio Armani Si Passione Eau de Parfum has been very popular since it was launched. As the name shows, it is romantic, graceful, sexy and quite bold. The red bottle is just like claiming to be the free, brave, confident and charming queen. This perfume is intensely scented with distinct fruity floral notes. The top notes are pink pepper, pear and blackcurrant; the middle notes are rose, jasmine and heliotrope; the base notes are cedar and vanilla. Providing warm feeling, this perfume is suitable for autumn and winter. At the beginning, it may be a bit spicy. However, the blackcurrant note neutralizes the scent into a warm sweetness. The middle floral note alleviates the sweetness and adds a sense of mystery. Representing confident, elegant individual women, this long-lasting perfume is cost-effective, suitable both for commuting to work and hanging out with friends. It is the perfect choice to be given to yourself when you just enter the workplace.

Giorgio Armani Si Passione Eau de Parfum received five-star reviews and recommendations on amazon. A beautiful lady said, "Stays on well even in the Southern Humidity...I absolutely love love love this perfume I'm really not a perfume girl but this had made me fall in love its not too strong for me and it stays on for a long time I really recommend it."

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  • classic
  • floral note
  • none

Launched in 1999, DIOR J'adore has launched lots of new editions. Mainly to show the ultimate femininity, the distinct and well-known DIOR J'adore perfume seems to gather the fragrances of all flowers, just as "giving DIOR J'adore is like giving someone a bouquet of fragrant flowers". DIOR J'adore Eau de Parfum is a classic women perfume for mature ladies. Perfumer François Demachy said, "J’adore is an extraordinary fragrance, because it succeeds in being effortlessly seductive while boasting an original signature." The top notes are magnolia, melon, peach, pear, bergamot and citrus; the middle notes are tuberose, plum, rose violet, orchid, freesia, jasmine, lily-of-the-​valley and rose; the base notes are musk, vanilla, cedar and blackberry. It smells gentle but powerful, just like a determined, confident, elegant and beautiful woman. The teardrop-shaped bottle is very famous. The top of the bottle looks like a crystal ball. With a slender bottleneck, it is like a work of art, very valuable for collection. DIOR J'adore Eau de Parfum is quite long-lasting. A lady reviewed on amazon, “The staying power is amazing....I had received this as a gift a long while back, I hadn't smelt Jadore in so long until I bought the 'little box of luxuries" Dior scents...and this is my favorite perfume”.

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  • floral
  • fresh
  • cost-effective
  • none

The first Gucci Bloom was inspired by Alessandro Michele. He wanted to create a real woman, full of vitality, naturalness and personality, so the chief perfumer Alberto Morillas formulated Gucci Bloom. The top note is jasmine; the middle notes are tuberose and iris; and the base notes are honeysuckle and quisqualis indica. Gucci Bloom seems to paint such a picture: a beautiful girl in a white dress is standing in a large garden full of flowers, and the fragrance of flowers comes from around. Exuding the scent of jasmine constantly, this perfume is very suitable for young ladies. If you like floral note, it is the perfect choice. The distinct Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum is very suitable to use in spring and summer, without over-sweetness. Lasting for about 5h, the distinct, gentle Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum transitions slowly. Sold at $135 for 100ml on the official website, this perfume is cost-effective.

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  • limited edition
  • high-quality
  • long-lasting
  • rosy note
  • always running out of stock

Diptyque Eau Capitale Eau de Parfum is a limited edition for Valentine's Day 2020, which is still the most sought after perfume of Diptyque. Illustrated with Eiffel Tower, bergamot, rose and patchouli on the front, and a peacock with its tail fanned and other graphics on the back, the original bottle perfectly shows the characteristics of Paris. Eau Capitale has a chypre note. The top notes are bergamot and pink pepper; the middle note is rose; and the base note is patchouli. Diptyque Eau Capitale Eau de Parfum seems to portray a mature and innocent woman. With a strong rosy note, its scent is deep and sweet, calm and warm. At the beginning, it is a bit spicy, while becomes gentle soon. The middle and base notes are a mixture of floral and woody fragrances, delicate and a bit cool. With a typical Parisian vibe, this long-lasting perfume is very suitable to use in autumn and winter.

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