Published On:

June 20, 2022

Updated On:

February 15, 2024

Bond no 9 New York Amber perfume

best amber perfume - 9 of the amazing ones you can't miss

What is the Best Amber Perfume? Amber has been used since ancient times to create a warm, powdery and sweet scent. This is done by blending natural ingredients like vanilla with synthetic ones such as labdanum and benzoin for oriental fragrances that convey rich, spicy or powdery feelings.

The Best Amber Perfumes Notes

Amber perfume is a very luxurious scent that has been around for centuries. It gives off a rich smell due to the expensive oil extracts and high quality ingredients it's made with. Amber is used in natural healing. Amber fragrances are often used for formal events because of their sophisticated nature but they also work well as everyday wear! 

Amber perfume

1. Dark Amber & Ginger Lily  

Dark Amber Ginger Lily

Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily by Jo Malone Perfume. Enjoy the best of both worlds with a union of dark and light aromas.

In Dark Amber & Ginger Lily, the resinous smell of dark amber, along with other heavy ingredients, intermingles with ginger lily (Hedychium) and additional fragrant floral notes. Nuances of cardamom, ginger, and pink pepper make a spicy start.

A sweet, pleasant bouquet of jasmine, orchid, water lily, and rose make up the body. Smooth finishing notes of leather, sandalwood, kyara incense, earthy patchouli, and black amber note fill your nose with a smoky, sensual aroma.

2. Ambre Sultan by Serge Luten

Ambre Sultan by Serge Lutens

Serge Lutens' Ambre Sultan is a cologne for men who appreciate earthy, spicy scents.

Introduced in 2000, this scent combines angelica and myrrh top notes with a heart of fresh oregano, bay leaf, and thyme.

Vanilla and benzoin base notes complete this aromatic and multi-layered fragrance.

Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan is a great choice to wear for a night on the town, to corporate events, or during a casual weekend with the family.

3. Michael Kors Super Sexy Ruby - Amber Eau De Parfum

Michael Kors Sexy Ruby Eau de Parfum

Who doesn’t want to smell good! This amber fragrance is for the woman who isn't afraid of being sexy. 

Kors’ Sexy Ruby fragrance is perfect for the woman who wants to smell fresh and fruity all day long. Luminous raspberry, juicy apricot and a hint of rose petals are playful to your nose. The base note of cashmere wood keeps this feminine daytime or evening scent grounded in richness that works for any occasion. Wherever your day takes you, be confident that with Kors' Sexy Ruby perfume you will always come out smelling like a star!

4. Orientica Royal Amber EDP


Transform your day-to-day with the deep, mysterious scent of Orientica Royal Amber. Wear it to feel like you're taking a journey through haunted ruins in search of ancient treasure. Let yourself be seduced by windswept desert sands and shadowed temples beneath majestically unfurled skies. 

This light, peppery fragrance is fresh and aromatic for day time wear. Wear it all year in cooler weather. Shop for this unforgettable amber fragrance today!

5. Amber Floral Perfume - WAJD

WAJAD, Eau de Perfume

WAJD, Eau de Perfume

Catch the earthy sweetness of WAJD, Eau de Perfume.

It's a floral fruity fragrance for women and men that can be worn all year long in cooler weather - perfect for day time and evening wear. WAJD is made with Italian orris root that provides an exotic richness while patchouli lends its spicy aroma to round out this heady scent.

6. Amber Vanilla Perfume - Sehr Al Sheila by Swiss Arabian

Sehr Al Sheila

Meet Sehr Al Sheila by Swiss Arabian. It's the floral amber perfume for women that you won't want to miss out on this fall and winter. All it takes is one spritz, and suddenly you're transported into a more ultra-feminine world of oud, rose, Egyptian jasmine and Italian iris. The base notes are as complex as your personality with patchouli, amber and vanilla lingering just beneath the surface for an added excitement factor.

Make your evening affair even more luxurious with a new scent that turns heads. Sehr Al Sheila, by Swiss Arabian leaves you irresistibly warm and inviting.

7. Amber Oud Eau de Parfum

Amber Oud Eau de Parfum

Kilian Musk Oud is a rich, complex perfume with bold ingredients. It is seductive and warm scent, making it perfect for cool days and romantic evenings. 

A sparkling lemon drop starts the composition, with its fruity sweetness punctuated by the earthy spice of coriander and cardamom.

Bulgarian rose and geranium fill the middle with a velvety richness, deep and intoxicating.

Cypress and artemisia add a refreshing note. The final ingredients are a decadent blend of rum, incense, patchouli, agarwood, and musk.

Wear this sensual fragrance to capture your desires.

8. Thierry Mugler Alien - Amber EDP

Thierry Mugler Alien Edp

If you want an all around scent, then Alien by Thierry Mugler may be for you. Oozing with feminine charm and seduction, this fragrance has everything - from floral to woodsy notes! It's a unisex cologne which means its perfect for ladies looking for something refreshing but masculine at the same time or guys who are looking to add some power with their lady love. Quench your style thirst and unleash your creativity as we invite you into our world of aromatic expanse.

Thierry Mugler Alien Eau de Parfum is a warmer, spicy aroma that with sultry notes of jasmine. The fragrance is perfect for winter and cooler fall nights.

9. Haramain Amber Oud Gold

Haramain Amber Oud Gold

Haramain Amber Oud Gold

The perfect day-to-night fragrance! Wear it all year round so you'll never run out of moods for your scent.

It's sweet, spicy and bold with base notes that balance the fragrance. The top notes are light yet refreshingly clean, making them perfect for daytime wear. Contrastingly, amber is warm and woody, great when evening approaches bringing back those memories in the most comforting way possible - well at least to me anyway!

FAQ About Amber

What does Amber smell like?

Amber is a soiree of ingredients that come together to create a warm, sweet and powdery scent. It can be found in oriental fragrances to convey rich, spicy feel with hints of warmth from the spices used in this mixture such as vanilla or patchouli which makes it perfect for creating those signature winter scents.

Where does Amber scent come from?

The scent of amber was originally derived from ambergris and/or the plant resin labdanum, but due to the endangered species status of the sperm whale, it is now largely derived from labdanum.

What is Amber perfume made of?

The smell of amber scent in perfume is a combination of benzoin, labdanum, and vanilla. This mixture has to be made with precision (three teaspoons benzoin, ¾ teaspoon labdanum, less than ½ tablespoon vanilla).

What is Amber scent good for?

Amber essential oil is a great way to promote natural health. It's been known to calm the mind, protect heart health, stimulate libido and eliminate pain, among other things!

What does amber blend well with?

Amber blends well with: Geranium, Pine White Organic, Spruce Hemlock, Cedarwood Atlas, Myrrh (India), Galbanum Frankincense Cypress Clove Leaf Anise Star Lemon Orange Sweet Cistus and Benzoin.

For other exciting amber fragrances, have a look at the Best Michael Kors perfumes article.

Versace perfumes also often include intoxicating amber in their notes - you may want to have a look at the Best Versace Perfume For Women.