Best In Black Beauty 2017: The Fragrances That ESSENCE Editors Can't Stop Wearing

One of these must-have scents is about to become your new favorite indulgence.

ESSENCE Editors Apr, 21, 2017

It’s that time again–the 2017 edition of our annual Best in Black Beauty Awards has officially arrived! We’ve spent weeks swiping, swatching and smelling the newest products so you don’t have to. From the splurge-worthy to the drugstore faves and Black-owned must-haves, these are the picks that every Black woman must know. Stay tuned as we continue to unveil this year’s winners!

This feature originally appeared in the May 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.

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The liquid version of Byredo's iconic candle includes a warm mix of peach, leather and patchouli notes. In short: the perfect scent for this upcoming summer season!

available at $255 (100ml) shop

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We didn't think vacation in a bottle existed, until we discovered this mesmorizing fragrance, filled with notes of Rockrose absolute, vanilla, and frankincense.

available at $230 shop

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This sensual scent is the perfect decorative deskside companion for last minute happy hours and date night. 

available at $90 (1.7 oz) shop

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This unique mix of floral and musk notes will leave everyone asking where you got such an invigorating scent. 

available at $90 shop