In perfumery, orange is like a ray of sunshine, infusing scents with its sweet, citrusy, vibrant, comforting, refreshing essence.

This popular sweet citrus note, sourced from sun-kissed orange groves from Spain all the way to Brazil, has been used in the fragrance world for centuries.

Fragrance Pyramid

In the fragrance pyramid, orange primarily reigns as a Top Note, introducing scents with its lively, sweet, fruity, effervescent presence. It belongs to the citrus group of notes.


  • Juicy
  • Sweet
  • Zesty
  • Refreshing
  • Lively

What Does Orange Smell Like?

Orange in a fragrance creates an undeniably juicy and sweet burst of citrus energy, yet there’s a certain zesty kick that’s so invigorating. 

This delicious citrus fruit brings an immediate sense of refreshment and a sweet, fruity energy that can uplift any scent.

Complementing Notes

Orange has this effortless way of blending with a variety of notes, creating complex and refreshing scents.

  • Vanilla: For a creamy, comforting blend.
  • Cinnamon: Adding a warm, spicy twist.
  • Sandalwood: For a smooth, woody depth.
  • Jasmine: Enhancing with a floral elegance.
  • Patchouli: Creating an earthy, rich base.
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