I really love things that smell good but in the past few years I’ve become keenly aware of just how toxic they can be and thus, I was compelled to search Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep cosmetic safety database and compile a list of the worst-scoring fragrances.

This means that based on their ingredients, these fragrances rated the highest in categories relating to cancer, allergies/immunotoxicity and/or developmental & reproductive toxicity—YIKES!

This list isn’t all inclusive of every fragrance out there and it only contains some of the ones that got the highest overall “hazard” scores (9 and 10) .

There are plenty that I didn’t list and many that have only slightly lower hazard scores so yourself a favor and check Skin Deep yourself to see where your scents and cosmetics rank. FYI…my fave scent scored a 6 out of 10 :(

And now…

THE LIST

Women’s Fragrances with highest hazard scores in the Skin Deep Database

Faith Hill Parfums Eau De Toilette Spray

Covet by Sarah Jessica Parker Eau de Toilette Spray

Harajuku Lovers Fragrance Baby Eau de Toilette Spray

Intimately Beckham Women Eau de Toilette Natural Spray

Secret Obsession by Calvin Klein Eau de Toilette

Victoria’s Secret Dream Angels Desire Eau de parfum Spray

Danielle by Danielle Steel Eau de Parfum Travel Spray

Halle Eau de Parfum Spray By Halle Berry

philosophy eternal grace spray fragrance

RALPH HOT Eau de Toilette Spray

Calvin Klein Eternity Eau de Parfum Spray

Vanilla Fields Cologne

Curious by Britney Spears Eau de Parfum Spray

Jennifer Lopez J. Lo Glow Eau do Toilette

Chanel Coco Chanel

Men’s Fragrances with highest hazard scores in the Skin Deep Database

Calvin Klein Obsession Eau de Toilette Spray for Men

Calvin Klein Eternity for Men (w/ test results)

Adidas Dare Eau de Toilette Spray

Adidas Moves Pulse for Him Eau de Toilette Spray

Euphoria For Men Eau De Toilette Spray

BVLGARI AQVA pour Homme Eau de Toilette Natural Spray

Nautica Blue Cologne Spray, for Men

Jovan Musk Aftershave/Cologne for Men

Inter Parfums Burberry Brit Eau de Toilette Natural Spray, for Men

David Beckham Instinct Eau de Toilette Natural Spray

Quicksilver by Quicksilver for Men (w/ test results)

McGraw Eau de Toilette Spray

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