Sunshine Scents! Summer Fragrances at Beauty Base

We’ve already been treated to a few beer garden days so far this year, so fingers crossed it continues! Whether you’re hitting the beaches of some tropical foreign land or having a staycation with friends, this summer is finally here for the taking. Updating your fragrance collection can be a great way to get the new season started, so join us at Beauty Base and get your summer fragrance fix with our top picks.

Hazy summer days and balmy evenings

Summer is the perfect time to treat yourself to a new perfume; the flowers are in bloom, the sun in shining and your summer wardrobe has been refreshed, so all that is missing is a scent to match!

Freshen up for a BBQ or an garden soiree with friends by spritzing on the cooling Michael Kors Turquoise perfume. This floral treat is infused with the natural freshness of cucumber, lime, wild orchid and jasmine for a modern fragrance suitable for transitioning from a scorching day day to a balmy night. We love the sensual nature of Michael Kors perfumes for women, and they do not disappoint with this summertime gem.

We can always rely on quirky fashion brand Moschino to create a unique women’s perfume, and they certainly do not disappoint with their latest scent Fresh Couture Pink. This delightful spray bottle packs an exuberant and crystalline fragrance which reveals a seductive blend of refined wild rose and pink hyacinth, infused with base notes of musk, cedarwood and ambrox. The Moschino Fresh Couture Pink works it’s magic visually and through it’s lively scent. It’s sparkling, it’s feminine, it’s summer in a bottle!

3 holiday perfumes to pack right now:

Bikini. Check. Sandals. Check. Suncream. Check. What about a holiday perfume? A perfume for a tropical getaway can evoke wonderful memories for a long time once you’re back to reality. So don’t forget to pack a summer perfume before you jet off to warmer climes to create a summertime mood from the airport lounge to the sun lounger.

There’s so much choice out there, with many floral or fruit based women’s perfumes that scream poolside chic. Here are our top three scents we can’t wait to wear alongside our holiday clothes.

DKNY Be Delicious Electric Citrus Pulse

You’re bound to be familiar with the distinct DKNY Be Delicious perfume range and the apple inspired perfume bottles. They have received a tropical update in the form of the DKNY Be Delicious Electric Citrus Pulse women’s perfume which brings unbounded energy and vivacious clarity. This limited edition scent reflects an uplifting fusion of fruity top notes with nectarine, mandarin and passion fruit, making it the perfect scent to pop on for breakfast on a balcony with a view.

Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina

If you’ve been searching for the epitome of femininity for your holiday this year, look no further than ultra pretty Signorina by Salvatore Ferragamo. Romantic yet wholly elegant, this designer perfume is as graceful as it looks in it’s adorable pink and purple bottle. Embrace the silky texture of Signorina with it’s amberwood fusion, juicy litchi notes and tender grapefruit for a wonderful perfume suitable for a day exploring the sights.

Prada Candy Gloss

If you prefer a sweet scent that leaves you craving for something moorish, we’ve got just the thing for you. Prada Candy Gloss is a sensual sorbet which blends acid cherry and beautiful orange blossom to create an intense summer perfume. With hints of rose and musk to tone down the sweetness to make it right right, we recommend this holiday perfume for ladies who like dressing up for late night summer followed by a sunset walk on the beach.

Summer time aftershaves

For the guys ready to take on the summer home or away, we have some brilliant aftershaves here at Beauty Base that will no doubt appeal to all personal tastes.

When the long hot days have got you feeling lethargic, what better way to rejuvenate your senses than with a spritz or two of the Hugo Boss Bottled Tonic? Sophisticated citrus notes are immaculately combined with bold wood notes for a refreshing composition. This perfect men’s designer aftershave from Hugo Boss can be relied on for lightness and invigoration this summer.

For a casual yet chic aftershave, we love Jimmy Choo Man Ice which is suited best to the self-confident man who seeks a statement fragrance for his holiday. As it’s sleek packaging suggests, it’s a no-fuss, effortless aftershave that also offers intense sensuality with notes of fruity mandarin, bergamot, apple and musk. It’s a beautiful woody aromatic scent that is bound to make a lasting impression on any holiday romance.

Athletic inspired fragrances such as Lacoste Magnetic work wonderfully as summertime aftershaves due to their light and refreshing composition. This new men’s aftershave from Lacoste offers an exhilarating experience with violet accord, bamboo, green mountain juniper and patchouli notes that melt away to reveal an aromatic and spicy scent. The aquatic quality of this designer aftershave guarantees it’s place in your carry on luggage this year.


An ‘oldie but a goodie’, the Paco Rabanne Invictus Intense provides an irresistible fragrance that is perfect for long summer evenings. The strong and sexy scent that showcases a wondrous blend of neroli, black amber accord and pepper is a masculine aftershave with a distinctive, dark aroma. There’s no doubt that this choice of men’s aftershave will be victorious this summer!

For more ladies perfumes and men’s aftershaves suitable for the sunshine be sure to take a look at our Beauty Base summer fragrances collection and our new arrivals for the latest scents from your favourite designer brands.

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