Perfume for 13 year old - suggestions please

(24 Posts)
srtajuanita Sat 23-Jul-16 11:10:54

My (rather unsophisticated) goddaughter has asked for perfume for her birthday. I love her very much, so I don't categorise being young for her age as a bad thing!

What would you suggest as something summery and fresh?

Thanks in advance flowers

RainIsAGoodThing Sat 23-Jul-16 11:12:46

How about one of the Escada scents? Teen friendly but still glam, gorgeous packaging, light but sweet and fruity. They usually release a new scent every summer.

GipsyDanger Sat 23-Jul-16 11:34:35

I love Katy Perry Purr. The bottle is a purple car and it's a sweet scent but not sickly

youngestisapsycho Sat 23-Jul-16 11:43:34

My DD14 loves the Ariana Grande perfume....

LadyMonicaBaddingham Sat 23-Jul-16 11:51:26

Anais anais. Classic and not overpowering, but not as sickly sweet as the modern slebridee perfumes

srtajuanita Sat 23-Jul-16 11:57:17

Thank you all - great suggestions here X

PinkissimoAndPearls Sat 23-Jul-16 12:00:30

My teenage DDs like the scent from Victoria's Secret, I think it's called Pink?

For this age group, the Body Shop perfumes like the Rose or Cherry Blossom are nice and they do gift sets with matching shower gels etc.

Personally I would go for Anais Anais, or anything by Cacherel, or something from the Library Of Fragrance, they do fruity ones or something like Marshmallow.

Sarah Jessica Parker "Lovely" is perhaps a good choice, this smells very nice but not necessarily an "adult" scent.

I don't think "grown up" perfumes should be worn at 13, classic scents like Chanel are for older teenagers.

I love perfume smile

eyebrowsonfleek Sat 23-Jul-16 12:01:42

My 13 year old dd and her friends like Ariana Grande perfume. I recently bought her Ghost Girl which smells gorgeous too.

PinkissimoAndPearls Sat 23-Jul-16 12:01:56

The Britney Spears perfumes are surprisingly nice as well, actually, and not too adult.

HeadfirstForHalos Sat 23-Jul-16 12:07:56

DKNY Be delicious is quite a fresh fruity everyday fragrance that I think suits all ages.

Lenazabaglione Sat 23-Jul-16 12:10:48

Came on to second Ghost Girl, lovely.

needastrongone Sat 23-Jul-16 12:49:22

My 15 year old loves the Hollister sprays and perfumes. smile

Cheesymonster Sat 23-Jul-16 14:49:34

I love Britney Spears Circus Fantasy. Get loads of compliments and it's only £5.99 in B&M.

Atlas15 Sat 23-Jul-16 14:51:44

Lacoste touch of pink

Zara and Next both have some nice ones.

PNGirl Sat 23-Jul-16 17:53:58

Vera Wang Lovestruck is lovely. You can get it in Home Bargains or B&M for about 15 quid.

srtajuanita Sat 23-Jul-16 17:54:59

Thank you all so much - hoping to test some tomorrow grin

squoosh Sat 23-Jul-16 17:56:00

Clinique Happy.

A sweet and unsophisticated orange scent. I can imagine a young teen liking it.

squoosh Sat 23-Jul-16 17:58:59

Or there's Miss Dior and Vera Wang's Princess. They're both aimed at teens.

MyFriendsCallMeOh Sat 23-Jul-16 18:09:37

Zara does one called Paris (in the kids section) and it's gorgeous. My dd is nearly 12 and loves pure grace perfume by Philosophy - you can get her the whole bubble bath / body cream range to go with it too....

ScarlettDarling Sat 23-Jul-16 22:43:20

Ooh yeah, check out the Philosophy scents as Myfriends suggested, there are some gorgeous ones. They smell delicious but not grown up or sophisticated.

goiaba Sun 24-Jul-16 00:29:59

If she is into designer fragrances, Daisy from Marc Jacobs might be a good choice. It's a light and bright scent and the flower bottle is also beautiful.

Doinmummy Sun 24-Jul-16 00:34:24

I second the Britney Spears range .

Next do some nice ones - I like Just Pink

Sunflowers by (I think) by Elizabeth Arsen is nice and light .

Doinmummy Sun 24-Jul-16 00:35:28

Arsen ?confused Arden

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