Most us will remember our mothers’ spraying on their favourite scent du jour as they got dressed to go out, and of course since our memories can be so strongly associated with smell, those memories will be with us forever. So it’s hardly surprising that very often, little girls also want to have that grown-up feeling by spraying on their own scent.
Of course, when it comes to perfumes for the little miss, you want to keep things, light, sweet and airy and luckily there are plenty of cute brands out there that promise just that. Here are our favourite scents for tweens (from around 8/9 to 12/13), that they are going to love wearing.
Hello Kitty Candy Dream, Avon
Is it pink? Check. Does it have Hello Kitty on it? Check. Is it sweet as candy? Double check. This adorable Hello Kitty perfume we found over at Avon, and we must confess that we are fans! With the seriously cute Hello Kitty branded bottle, the bow and the sweet raspberry fragrance, they all combine to make this one perfect first scent. Priced at a very reasonable £6, you can also complement this with the range of lotions and potions for bath-time fun.
Disney Princess Belle Perfume
We were originally considering putting up the Disney Frozen perfume, but since Beauty and the Beast has been the hit film of the year, we’ve plumped for Belle’s version instead. With a sweet floral scent off-set perfectly by a sharp citrus tang, for young fans of the film, they are going to adore this Princess Belle bottle. Cute as a button and smelling just as sweet, this perfumes comes in 3 different sizes so even on a budget you can treat your little princess. Our top recommendation though would be to look out for the gift set which also includes a lip balm and stickers.
Claires Strawberry scented body spray
If you want to give her a scent and you want it now, then we recommend this scented body spray from Claires. Body sprays can be the perfect way to let them feel that bit more grownup without plumping for a strong scent, and looking at the packaging of this one, it definitely answers the bill. In a bejewelled and bedazzled pretty in pink bottle and costing just £7, this would make a lovely stocking filler this year.
Hashtag #ima princess Eau de toilette
For a funky young fragrance we love this #ima princess eau de toilette which is part of a range which includes other titles like #i Love You and #rock It. This floral fragrance has top notes of orange blossom and mandarin and is fresh and light enough for the tween. Plus it comes with a great price tag of just £12.50; this is perhaps best for an older tween who is starting to edge towards slightly more sophisticated fragrances.
Perfumes for the little miss make wonderful presents and they’ll love the feeling of acting like a grown-up. So surprise them with a scent that they’re going to adore!