Drawing comparisons to Mariah Carey for her range, Ariana Grande burst onto the music scene in the early 2010s. Then, in 2015 - the Ariana Grande perfume line, in collaboration with perfumers Jérôme Epinette, Clement Gavarry and Frank Voelkl, made its debut.
Grande's entry into the beauty and cosmetics space has been a smashing success. The line has developed some truly beautiful scents. In fact, the Ariana Grande perfumes are among the most popular here at Fragrance Familia!
We did a sniff test and rank the best here.
As the saying goes, nothing beats the original. Ari by Ariana Grande, launched in 2015, is the cream of the crop and remains the best perfume in the line to this day. This is a floral fruity gourmand that's perfect for just about any occasion. It starts off with a fresh burst of citrus, pear, and raspberry.
Ari also has offers up a beautiful mix of fluffy marshmallow and pink grapefruit that put the wearer in a great mood that lasts all day long.
Ariana must love things associated with R.E.M. since she has a song titled "R.E.M." as well.
Her beauty brand of the same name explained that R.E.M. is "the phase of sleep during which your most creative, limitless and vivid dreams occur." Launched in 2020, R.E.M. is a delightful amber vanilla fragrance for the ladies.
The perfume includes top notes of zefir, caramel, salt, fig, and quince. Middle notes consist of lavender, and pear blossom. Base notes are musk, tonka bean, and sandalwood.
Often described as light, airy, and feminine - this gem can be worn anytime, anywhere. The salty lavender notes really shine through.
3.) God is a Woman
Here at Fragrance Familia, God is a Woman is the number one seller from the entire Ariana Grande line - and for good reason! Launched in 2021, this is an amber floral fragrance for the ladies. Notes you'll experience wearing God is a Woman include pear, ambrette, orris, Turkish rose, madagascar vanilla, and sandalwood.
Super feminine, refreshing, and peary juiciness are common ways to describe this sassy delight. It's made for the Summer and Spring.
Pear also plays a prominent role in Ariana Grande's Cloud. Add to it a mix of lavender, bergamot, whipped cream, praline, coconut, vanilla orchid, musk, and woody notes - and you have all the makings of a heavenly dessert scent. Familia members who've tried Cloud rave about the spotlight the fragrance puts on the pear, praline, and whipped cream notes. This is a sensual, sweet, and feminine perfume.
5.) Sweet Like a Candy
When you hear the notes featured in Ariana Grande's Sweet Like a Candy, you'll understand how it got the name! Notes include blackberry, pear (again!), bergamot, whipped cream, marshmallow, black currant, frangipani, jasmine, honeysuckle, vanilla, and cashmere wood.
Sweet Like a Candy is often described by our Familia shoppers as a creamy sweet smoothie dessert.
What's more soothing than cozy moonlight? Often described as the most mature of the Ariana Grande lineup of perfumes, Moonlight invokes feelings of coziness. Notes featured in this floral fruity perfume include plum, black currant, marshmallow, peony, vanilla, sandalwood, and amber.
The plum, berry, and marshmallow notes really shine through and will make you smell like a smooth, creamy dessert. Our Familia members have commented that Moonlight is a very safe blind buy.
While you can't go wrong with any of the perfumes in the desserty Ariana Grande lineup - these are our definitive rankings.