We’ve all been there before. You want to smell like a rich aunty, but you don’t have ₦150k to use to buy perfume. What to do? Fortunately, there are some women’s perfumes under 30k that will lowkey having you smell irresistible without costing you too much money. We had the help of Andy Adejoh, who runs Fragrasm which helps you find the best perfume options, in putting this useful list together.

Opulent Musk by Lattafa

You want to smell like Baccarat Rouge but you can’t afford to spend your entire salary on one perfume? Then Opulent Musk by Lattafa is your best bet. It’s dizzyingly similar to Barracat, for only ₦15k.

Amazon.com : Women's perfume Opulent Musk By Lattafa, 100 ml : Beauty &  Personal Care

Afnan Modest Deux Pour Femme

Omo, there’s nothing modest about this fragrance, honestly. It’s sweet and makes you smell edible, with an inviting fragrance. It’ll set you back only about ₦27k.

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Afnan 9pm

Although tagged as a male perfume, this fragrance gives a feminine aura. It’s the kind of gift you buy for your boyfriend but decide to keep it for yourself because of its sweet grapefruit tone, only costing you about ₦24k.

Amazon.com : AFNAN 9 PM by Afnan Perfumes, EAU DE PARFUM SPRAY 3.4 OZ :  Health & Household

Zara Rose Gourmand 

If you’re a girl who likes a mixture of rose and vanilla, this perfume will only cost you about ₦25k.

Rose Gourmand Cologne for Men by Zara 2020 | PerfumeMaster.com

Vanille Bouquet by Fragrance World

This sweet and attractive perfume is one of Andy’s favourite women’s perfumes under 20k, he tells us. It’s a soft vanilla perfume for only ₦15k.

Fragrance World Vanille Bouquet Perfume 100ml - So Nice price from jumia in  Nigeria - Yaoota!

Hot Zone by Fragrance World

You want to smell like Armani Si but you don’t want to use your entire salary to buy perfume? Hot Zone is a clone of Si, for only ₦19k. Don’t say Zikoko hasn’t done anything to help you.

Hot Zone Perfume in Accra Metropolitan - Fragrance, Micheal Danquah |  Jiji.com.gh

Oud Vanille by Franck Olivier 

Another fragrance marketed as a men’s perfume (why do men get all the nice things?), Oud Vanille is a solid perfume mix of oud and vanilla in a bottle for 20k.

Aquolina Pink Sugar

As the name implies, it’s sweet and extremely strong so go gentle on the trigger. Andy has this listed for about ₦15k.

Pink Sugar Perfume by Aquolina | FragranceX.com


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