The Twitter girlies have shared their holy grail perfumes for under $80—and we're *eternally* grateful

From Ariana Grande to Sol De Janeiro—these are the best scents for under $80, according to Twitter...

Perfumes for under $80: perfumes from Glossier, Ariana Grande, Ouai, Amazon, Armani in a purple template
(Image credit: Glossier, Ariana Grande, Ouai, Amazon, Armani)

Looking for a new signature scent that won't cost the earth? Twitter has come through, sharing all their fave perfumes for under $80...

When it comes to selecting your vacation perfume or office scent, there is sometimes the assumption that you have to drop upwards of a hundred bucks to ensure you're getting a long-lasting and chic perfume. We—and Twitter—are here to tell you that that is definitely not the case.

In fact, some of the best perfumes can be yours for under $80 and yes, we come with receipts!

Twitter's best perfumes under $80

Fulfilling all our perfume dreams, Twitter user @wavyemma tweeted: "Calling all fragrance girlies! what’s the best-smelling fragrance under $80? avoid obvious answers, put us onto something new!"

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This then spun into the ultimate thread of budget-friendly recommendations, with scents from the likes of Giorgio Armani, Sol De Janeiro, Ariana Grande, Ouai and Bon Parfumer...(be sure to give it a scroll, the recs are endless).

This list also features perfume notes to suit everyone's tastes, from super sweet and spring-like perfumes to more oud scents—behold...

One of the top liked recommendations was Armani's Acqua di Gioia, with user @TempleFuel1 tweeting: "Hands down—will work any day, all day any occasion In my opinion," it's citrusy mix also makes it a great holiday scent and even a gym perfume!

Ariana Grande's perfumes also got a lot of love in the thread, especially her latest release, Mod Vanilla—with one fan commenting: "Ariana Grande mod vanilla. Y'all don't know how many compliments I get😩." It's also worth noting that her God Is A Woman fragrance is among one of the most popular celeb perfumes on the market. 

Billie Eilish's perfume also got a shout-out—which is a great option for our vanilla perfume stans out there! One person wrote: "THIS. stays on all day and it’s so pretty!"

Others also shared brands like Sol De Janeiro, Maison Replica and Glossier You—if you're already a fan of this particular skin scent be sure to check out these perfumes like Glossier You.

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There were also a few designer dupes shared amongst the thread, with one fragrance lover claiming that Zara's Red Temptation scent, "smells just like Baccarat!" Zara has also recently done a collaboration with Jo Malone, so if you've been wanting to try one of the cult-favorite scents but can't justify the price tag, Zara could be a great alternative!

So, if you're looking to refresh your perfume arsenal with some unique scents, without breaking the bank, allow these tried and tested Twitter recs to guide you.

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team, where she covers everything from entertainment to fashion and beauty, as well as TikTok trends for Woman&Home, after previously writing for My Imperfect Life and GoodTo. Interestingly though, Naomi actually has a background in design, having studied illustration at Plymouth University but lept into the media world in 2020, after always having a passion for writing and earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ.


Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.