13 Black-Owned Luxury Scents For Your Home And Body You Need In Your Collection Right Now
September 29, 2022
Have you ever experienced an enticing aroma that reinvigorated all of your senses? If you have, you’re not alone. Your sense of smell is linked to passageways in the brain connected to memory and emotion. Fragrances that alleviate stress and kindle serotonin are vital in self-care. Fragrances can even have a full-body effect – relaxing the mind and muscles. These succulent scents will soothe your body and soul. Science proves that odor affects our mindsets and our perceived sense of attractiveness.
Whether trying to set the mood in your home or the market for a signature scented perfume, investing in the right aroma makes a difference, and AFROPUNK has done the work for you. We’ve rallied the troops and collected some of the best Black-owned scents to keep you feeling your absolute best.
Cleansing Your Space
Harlem Candle Company
The Harlem Candle Company offers luxury candles and more that channel the Harlem Renaissance. Named after iconic film stars (see: Morrocan rose and Indian Jasmine hearted “Josephine”), poets (“Langston” blends tobacco-laced sandalwood and amber notes) and nightclubs (the black currant, lily of the valley, and green apple of “Savoy” instantly invoke images of glittering ballrooms and satin ensembles) and comes in decadent jars that can be upcycled!
Aflame Candle by Adiree
Aflame is one of our favorite treasures in the bespoke Adiree Self Care Essential Regimen line of candles. Combining notes of bright, refreshing blueberry and bergamot with the traditional curative properties of sage, sandalwood, and relaxing lavender.
Blue Sage Stardust Smudge Blend
This smudge blend is a symphony of white sage, lavender, copal resin, rosemary, and lavender made under the full moon to increase mental clarity, purge stagnant energies and invite joy. Versatile and potent, this smudge blend is perfect for meditation, manifestation, and everything in between.
Travertine “Anyaj” Body Spray
Vivacious and versatile, Travertine’s “Anyaj” scent is light but layered, combining South American neroli, tart citrus, Bulgarian lavender, and bold floral notes. This flexible fragrance defies boundaries and can be worn during any season and occasion.
Chris Collins “Danse Sauvage” Eau de Parfum Spray
Inspired by the irreverent performances of the Black Venus in 1920s Paris, “Danse Sauvage” is a spicy blend of rose, plum, cognac, saffron, and chili notes meant to bewitch and entice.
Savoir Faire “Signature” Eau de Parfum Spray
Blended, bottled, and boxed by hand, Savoir Faire’s introductory scent is magically multipurpose. The earthy and extra-low key “Signature” combines the essences of tomato leaf, leather, oud, firewood, amber, and more to create a fragrance that works anytime, anywhere.
Scent-sational Feeling With Bouquets on a Budget
B Fragranced “My Epiphany” Eau de Parfum Spray
Want an affordable and accessible fragrance to take with you on the go? Meet “My Epiphany” from B Fragranced. This fruity-floral scent pairs the appealing scents of mango, D’Anjou pear, pomelo, and wild strawberry, blended with lily of the valley, rose, freesia and neroli, and finishing off with vanilla, amber, and sandalwood base notes. More than mobile, this scent is a mini vacay in perfume form.
Anu Essentials “Nola” Natural PerfumeNamed after the iconic Nola Darling from Spike Lee’s classic film “She’s Gotta Have It,” Anu Essentials’ “Nola” scent is an of a kind find. Carefully crafted with magnolia, tobacco, indole, rose, pear, bay rum, and oud, “Nola” is a scent that will leave a lasting impression without breaking the bank.
Blade and Bloom “Glow Getter” Aromatherapy Fragrance Oil
Blade and Bloom’s natural aromatherapy fragrance oils are designed to make you smell great and feel good. Vegan and void of chemical fillers, “Glow Getter” mixes coconut oil, rose, tangerine, orange, and lavender essential oils for a pure perfection blend.
Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch
Kimberly New York “Artsy” Eau de Parfum Spray
Featured in Allure and Essence magazines, “Artsy” by Kimberly New York is in a league of its own. Combining the sweet scents of red candied apple and marshmallow with crushed violet and sandalwood, this distinctive scent is one you won’t soon forget.
Brown Girl Jane Casablanca Eau De Parfum For Love
Brown Girl Jane’s elegant scents are iconic. The brand’s Casablanca is consistently sold out because the aroma is irresistible. If you’re a fan of sweet scents, we highly recommend this fragrance as it’s perfectly blended with the warm smell of amber and the candied sweetness of marshmallows.
Florals for Life
Zavies “Enamor” Eau de Parfum Spray
This elegant scent is crafted with creativity and originality in mind. Bottled and boxed by hand, “Enamor” features fragrances of rose and violet with amber, cedar, vanilla, and sandalwood base notes.
Mair “Remember When” Eau de Parfum Spray
Forged from raw materials from noteworthy gardens and distilleries worldwide, “Remember When” by Mair seeks to invoke sweet nostalgia through jasmine, Italian bergamot, and amber notes. Meant to be worn day or night, “Remember When” is multifaceted and memorable.
Elevate your daily experience with a scent that makes you feel fantastically flawless. Your mind, body, and spirit will thank you.
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