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Which Zara Perfume Smells Like YSL?

You won't be able to tell the difference!

There’s no denying that YSL knows how to create incredible scents. Just one sniff of Black Opium or Libre Intense makes it abundantly clear.

But if you don’t want to shell out £50 on a perfume, Zara has some unbelievably similar fragrances for a fraction of the cost.

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In fact, it’s not just YSL the high street brand has recreated in their beauty collection; Zara also offers dupes for perfumes like Viktor & Rolf’s Flowerbomb, Chanel’s Chance Eau Tendre and many more.

ysl and zara perfume

The little-known secret that most of Zara’s perfumes smell just like their designer counterparts became more common knowledge thanks to TikTokers, who shared their pearls of wisdom and helped our beauty regimes (and our bank balances) since the rise of the app.

Most of Zara’s perfumes cost around £12.99, so if you’re not convinced you’re going to love a designer perfume, buying one from the high street is a much more affordable alternative to splurging.

So which of Zara’s fragrances bears a resemblance to YSL? Here are our favourites.

Which Zara perfume smells like YSL?

In the years that Zara has been making perfume, there have been many dupes for YSL’s perfumes.

The best one has to be Zara Gardenia, a dupe for YSL’s Black Opium scent.

Dupe for YSL Black Opium: Zara Gardenia

 YSL Beauty Black Opium Eau de Parfum Spray 30ml

YSL Beauty Black Opium Eau de Parfum Spray 30ml, £59 – buy now

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GARDENIA 90 ML, £12.99 – buy now

Others include Zara Extreme 6.0, a dupe for L’Homme Parfum Intense, Golden Decade, a dupe for YSL Libre Intense, and Crispy Gardenia, a dupe for YSL Black Opium Neon.

Sadly all of these have been discontinued, but if you’re lucky you can find these on reselling sites like eBay.

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