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LOVE designer perfumes but don’t want to fork out the large price tag?
Superdrug have a number of dupes which smell remarkably similar to some big brand perfumes, but for a fraction of the price.
Patchouli Passion in the Superdrug Artiscent Atelier range has been dubbed a dupe for Lancôme’s La Vie Est BelleCredit: Superdrug
Whether you’re picking up your favourite scent from the likes of Thierry Muglar, Lancome and Diesel, or looking for the perfect purse-friendly alternative, Superdrug has you covered.
Each scent in the Artiscent Atelier range is a similar dupe of a popular, more expensive perfume, but costs just £4.98 down from £9.99 for a 50ml bottle.
Here are some of the top purse-friendly alternatives…
Patchouli Passion £4.98 vs Lancôme’s La Vie Est Belle for £75
Lancôme’s La Vie Est Belle will set you back £75 compared to £4.98 for the Superdrug own fragranceCredit: Lancome
A dupe of Lancôme’s La Vie Est Belle, Patchouli Passion packs as much scent and won’t break the bank.
Notes of Orris, Orange Flower, Praline, Vanilla and Patchouli make up this deep, floral and sexy offering.
Meanwhile, La Vie Est Belle is popular for its Iris scent, surrounded by orange blossoms and Jasmine.
Marine Ritcher for £4.98 vs Diesel’s Only the Brave for £41.50
The Marine Riche scent has notes of Tangerine, Apple, Lemon, Violet Leaves, Lavender, Cedar wood and LeatherCredit: Superdrug
Marine Riche is said to be a dupe for Diesel’s Only The Brave
This Superdrug own fragrance could be a good option if you are a fan of Diesel’s Only The Brave.
Marine Ritcher has notes of Tangerine, Apple, Lemon, Violet Leaves, Lavender, Cedar wood and Leather.
Compare this to Diesel’s Only the Brave, which has Amalfi Lemon, Mandarin, Cedar, Coriander and Violet.
Superdrug Layering Lab Blossom for £4.65 vs Thierry Mugler’s Alien for £50
Superdrug Layering Lab Blossom could be your way to have an affordable version of AlienCredit: Superdrug
Alien is a rich floral woody amber fragrance containing Jasmine, Sambac, Cashmeran Wood and White AmberCredit: Mugler/Alien
A dupe of Thierry Mugler’s Alien, get ready to be immersed in a blossom bouquet atmosphere with Superdrug Layering Lab Blossom.
The own brand scent has fresh notes embellished with Rose and Jasmine flowers.
Meanwhile, Alien is a rich floral woody amber fragrance containing Jasmine, Sambac, Cashmeran Wood and White Amber.
Spring Fleur for £4.65 vs Chloé’s Fleur de Parfum for £75
Two Superdrug employees shared what they think are exact dupes of designer fragrances
Spring Fleur scent in the Artiscent Atelier range is just like Chloé Fleur de Parfum
The popular Chloe perfume is retailed at around £75
A couple of Superdrug employees have revealed which budget scents from the health and beauty retailer smell exactly like expensive fragrances – including Chloe, Dior and Tom Ford.
The two girls appear to work at the Newbury store and posted a clip on Superdrug’s TikTok page.
They revealed that each scent in the Artiscent Atelier range is an exact dupe of a popular, more expensive perfume, but costs just £9.99 for a 50ml bottle.
In the clip, they started with the Spring Fleur scent which they said was a dupe for the popular Chloé Fleur de Parfum, which can retail for up to £75.
Lily Amour £4.98 vs Chanel Chance for £79
The Superdrug employees also shared dupes for the men’s fragrance range in store
The budget range offers up dupes for One Million, Paco Rabanne Invictus and even Chanel Bleu
What’s more, the Superdrug workers claim that the Lily Amour variety is an exact dupe of Chanel Chance, which would normally set you back a whopping £79.
According to the Superdug website, the Artiscent fragrances are created in Paris, home of prestige perfumery, where perfumers are given carte blanche to translate their vision into unique and exciting scents.
So if you’re looking to treat yourself, we suggest checking them out.
While you’re there, why not check out what’s left of the store’s Boxing Day Sales.
And if you’re looking for more budget dupes, this shopper shares the Chanel and Jo Malone perfume dupes you can pick up in Poundland for just a quid.