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10 Perfumes For Women Under Rs 999 That Smell Exotic

By Anubha Das

Updated - May 9, 20248 min read

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A good perfume can make you feel like a million bucks, but that doesn't mean you'd want to spend a lot to buy one! A popular misconception is that only the high-end perfumes have a good fragrance and last long. Ummm, No!


While there's no denying the quality inherent in exotic perfumes, an extravagant budget does not need to be a criterion set in stone when hunting for a nice option. 


Luckily for us, there are some perfumes that smell as fresh as the luxury ones, without the need of spending a bomb. Here we have cherry-picked 10 perfumes for women that cost less than Rs 999.


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1. The Body Shop Vanilla Eau De Toilette


Price 30 ml at INR 995

About the fragrance

With dominant tones of warm and sweet Vanilla, this Eau De Toilette is fresh, light and immensely inviting. 


What customers said 

  • Love the floral Vanilla scent with the subtle hints of Jasmine
  • Neither too heavy nor too light
  • The bottle is small, but the product is worth every penny
  • My go-to perfume for work, I've been asked several times what perfume I'm wearing! 



Image Courtesy: Myntra



2. Biotique Blissful Lavender Eau De Toilette


Price 50 ml at INR 594

About the fragrance

The scent of this perfume is garden-fresh with dominant notes of lavender, mandarin and marine accord, and a surprising hint of musk.


What customers said 

  • Just bought my 5th bottle, never trying another perfume!
  • The misty incense is so refreshing for daily wear
  • Worth every penny
  • The fragrance of fresh lavender lasts really long


Image Courtesy: Nykaa



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3. Skinn By Titan Women's Singles Celeste Eau De Parfum


Price 20 ml at INR 545

About the fragrance

Celeste is an intricate mix of spring-like floral fragrances. The dominant notes are fruity and floral, with a few hints of sandalwood, musk and patchouli. 


What customers said 

  • The fragrance is subtle but impactful! 
  • Perfect value for money, especially for daily use
  • Lasts from morning till evening
  • Love the French romantic aroma



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4. Nykaa Love Struck Perfume 


Price 50 ml at INR 699

About the fragrance

Centred around the feeling of love, this budget perfume range in India from Nykaa has several floral, fruity and musky scents. 


What customers said 

  • Hidden Blush is my favourite pick from the collection, the aroma is simply wow! 
  • Stay With Me is so refreshing and delicious
  • A heavenly mild, subtle and long-lasting fragrance, I love the packaging of the bottle!



Image Courtesy - Nykaa



5. The Body Shop Strawberry Eau De Toilette


Price 30 ml at INR 995

About the fragrance

As the name suggests, this perfume carries a sweet, fruity scent with dominant strawberry tones. 


What customers said 

  • I am sensitive to perfumes, but this one surprisingly worked for me
  • The aroma is so addictive and long-lasting
  • Perfect for summers!
  • Sweet and fresh


Image Courtesy: The Body Shop Cyprus



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6. Nike Women Gold EDT

Price 100 ml at INR 892


About the fragrance

Leaning towards the stronger side, the fragrance is largely sweet and rich, with floral tones and a hint of musky spices. 


What customers said 

  • More of a night perfume with a bold and rich scent
  • The fragrance stays for quite a while
  • If you like strong perfumes, this is the best on a minimal budget
  • The aroma makes me feel like a princess


Image Courtesy: Flipkart



7. Revlon Charlie Red Eau Fraîche


Price 100 ml at INR 610


About the fragrance

The incense of this perfume is largely floral and woody with undertones of amber and vanilla essence


What customers said 

  • This is a classic perfume for women, for a reason!
  • The fragrance is subtle and immensely soothing
  • Very feminine, this perfume makes me feel great about myself
  • Smells great and lasts long, ideal for regular use


Image Courtesy: El Nino



8. Yardley London Morning Dew


Price 100 ml at INR 355


About the fragrance

A classic, single note scent with a fresh aroma of flowers like Lily and Lotus, with a hint of white musk.


What customers said 

  • I never leave my house without this perfume in my bag
  • Awesome fragrance that lasts much longer than I expected
  • A subtle, sweet smell that makes you feel fresh out of the shower all day
  • Super cute packaging and very reasonably priced


Image Courtesy: Amazon 


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9. Body Cupid Rose Oud Eau De Parfum


Price 100 ml at INR 540


About the fragrance

A deep, intense aroma with a balanced blend of oriental, powdery and resinous notes. This EDP from Body Cupid oozes the aroma of rose and cinnamon along with the base notes of patchouli, Oudh and cedarwood.


What customers said 

  • The fragrance is very feminine and floral with a strong presence of Rose 
  • Nice and mild Rosy undertones in a long-lasting perfume spray
  • I'd recommend wearing this perfume to evening events
  • The fragrance is a bit strong, which works for me, but may not for someone with a preference for subtle fragrances


Image Courtesy: Body Cupid



10. EMBARK My Passion For Her Eau De Parfum


Price 30 ml at INR 695


About the fragrance

A mix of floral and musky aroma, the top notes of this EDP are that of Fresh Cassis Buds and Honeyed Neroli.  


What customers said 

  • Very calming scent of a fresh bouquet of flowers 
  • I think I've found my everyday perfume, so subtle and pocket friendly
  • Does a great job at lasting long considering the price
  • The perfume is extremely pleasant with a mild, sweet fragrance 


Image Courtesy: Embark Perfumes


With these budget-friendly perfumes in the market, you no longer have an excuse for putting off that perfume shopping trip!



Q: What are some affordable female perfumes available in India?

A: Some budget-friendly options include Fogg Essence, Engage W2, and Nike Up or Down.


Q: What is the best way to apply perfume for long-lasting fragrance?

A: Apply perfume on pulse points like wrists, neck, and behind ears, and moisturize your skin beforehand for a lasting scent.


Q: How to store perfumes in the Indian climate to maintain their quality?

A: Store perfumes in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight to preserve their fragrance and quality, especially in India's warm climate.


Q: Which are the popular floral notes in female perfumes preferred in India?

A: Jasmine, rose, and lotus are popular floral notes in perfumes loved by Indian women for their sweet and delicate scents.


Q: How to choose a perfume that suits the Indian climate?

A: Opt for lighter, citrus-based fragrances for hot and humid weather in India to maintain a refreshing aura throughout the day.