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Best Oud Perfumes For Men and Women

Oud Perfumes For Men and Women

People who are perfume lovers always try different types of aromatic scents. Also, check the scent’s keynotes and the brand name of the fragrance. Perfume-making industries are innovating aromatic products, such as roller, powdery, holiday, leathery, floral, etc. 

There are many types of fragrances which are available in the market. However, it becomes very hard to choose the best types of scent that will enhance your beauty and your self-identity.

Have you heard of or used Oud perfume? If not, then you should read this blog. Here, you will learn about the Oud perfume, its extraction, and a list of best-selling Oud scents.

Let’s Know About Oud and Oud Perfumes?

Oud is known as Agarwood, which is the resin of heartwood. It has also antimicrobial properties and is also called liquid gold because it is very expensive throughout the world. The extraction process of oud is very labor-intensive and consumes time. 

The scents that contain oud as an ingredient will give you an essence of woody, sensual, strong, leathery, and smoky aroma.

How Oud is Extracted?

The species of Aquilaria of agarwood is used to extract its resin. Its tree gets infected by a fungus known as Phialophora parasitica, and in response to that infection, the tree produces resin to protect from fungal infection. 

The inner or dense part of the tree (heartwood) has no fragrance. Due to infection, heartwood becomes darker, and dense and gets filled with aromatic resin. Then this portion of wood is harvested and through the process of distillation, oud oil is extracted, which is used in cosmetic products such as perfumes.

Ingredients Used in Oud Perfume

The components that are used when making Oud perfumes include oud oil (extracted from agarwood tree) which is a very important ingredient. The common notes used are rose, jasmine, patchouli, sandalwood, musk, violet, solvents, and fixative.

Top 9 Best-Selling Oud Fragrances in the USA For Men & Women or Unisex

Oud perfumes can be used by anyone, whether male or female. Most of its perfumes are unisex and here is a list of the best oud perfumes, which are as follows:-

1. Maison Crivelli Oud Maracuja:-

Jordi Fernandez is the perfumer of Maison Crivelli Oud Maracuja and this product was launched in 2023. It has a leathery fragrance which is suitable for men and women. 

It comprises the following notes; Turkish rose, saffron, passion fruit, and fruity notes as top notes. Heart notes are Indonesian patchouli leaf, benzoin, and agarwood. Base notes have amber, labdanum, vanilla, akigalawood, and leather. The accord of these notes gives you the essence of a fruity, exotic, and woody smell.

2. Guerlain Oud Nude:- 

Guerlain Oud Nude is a unisex scent that was introduced by a perfumer named Delphine Jelk. It IS a combination of notes such as sandalwood, atlas cedar, rose, oud, almond, bourbon vanilla, and raspberry. It gives you the feeling of a warm, soft, sensual, and woody aroma.

3. Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Desert Oud:-

Dolce scent consists of the notes of amber, musk, oud, and incense which are acords of smoky, warm, and woody. It gives the feeling like you are going through the mound of sand which is formed by the wind. This scent can be used by men and women.

4. Tom Ford Oud Wood EDP:- 

Tom Ford is for men and women. This fragrance consists of sandalwood, cardamom, rosewood, agarwood, Sichuan pepper, vetiver, tonka beans, amber, and Brazilian rosewood aromatic notes. The combination of these components gives you the feeling of arousal.

5. Gardenia & Oud Absolu:- 

This scent has a floral amber aromatic scent, and it can be used by both men and women. It is a blend of white flowers (top notes), gardenia (heart notes) amber, white musk, and oud (base notes).

6. Juliette Has A Gun Another Oud:- 

Notes of ambroxan, raspberry, ambroncenide, and oud evoke the essence of a woody scent. It is an oriental perfume which is ideal for men and women. It was succeeded by Midnight Oud perfume.

7. Cherry Oud Eau de parfum:- 

Delphine Jelk is the perfumer of Cherry Oud Eau de parfum which was launched in 2022. It has the following notes fruity notes and cherry as top notes, Bulgarian and Turkish rose as middle notes, and base notes consisting the notes of leather and agarwood. It gives a fragrance of leather and unisex perfume.

8. Amouage Interlude Woman:- 

Amouage Interlude Woman contains ingredients such as ginger, grapefruit, bergamot, and tagete as top notes; Orange blossom, coffee, sandalwood, frankincense (incense), immortelle, kiwi, walnut, opoponax, honey as middle notes; Benzoin, agarwood, sandalwood, musk, vanilla, amber, leather, tonka beans and oakmoss are base notes.

Karine Vinchon Spehner is the perfumer who launched this perfume for women in 2012. It gives the accord of a signature flowery aroma.

9. Oud & Spice Acqua di Parma:- 

Oud & Spice Acqua di Parma is suitable for men and comprises scent notes such as bergamot, rose, and raspberry as top notes. Cinnamon, cloves, and pink pepper as middle notes. Base notes are patchouli, labdanum, and agarwood. The accords of citrus and warm and spicy notes make this a perfect woody scent.


You might be confused while choosing the best perfume for yourself because there are a plethora of aromatic products in the market. It is quite hard and time-consuming to choose a signatory scent for yourself or your loved ones.

We have shortlisted the best oud perfumes for men and women in this blog. You can choose from the above-listed products, which have unique scent notes with different fragrances. This list will help you to choose the best oud perfume for any occasion.

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