Perfume Choices for Coming-of-Age Day in Korea aka “I’m a grown-up!”

Perfume of Women on ‘Coming-of-Age Day’ in Korea

Coming-of-Age Day (성년의 날) is a national Holiday in Korea where it celebrates a young person’s transition from being a child to an adult. It’s celebrated on the third Monday of May each year. So this month, it will be on May 16th! On this day, many people will receive three gifts from their friends: a kiss, a flower (usually a rose), and perfume. Here are some suggestions for the most loveliest and cutest perfume bottles and fragrance that you might consider.

Looking for a gift on ‘Coming-of-Age Day’? Check out these awesome perfume bottles that will be perfect for anybody! (wink wink)


1. Cute bottle design

Marc Jacobs Splash Pear 100ml 80,000 KRW.

Limited edition of 2016, splash pear consists of a cute design highly popular among women in their 20s. Its delicious scents include pear, bergamot, lemon peel, gin accord, juniper, freesia, teakwood, musk, and soft amber. 

2. Soothing package

Jill Stuart Relax Eau De White Floral 50ml 48,000 KRW.

With a cute bottle design, it is highly lovable to women in their 10s and 20s. The aromatic white floral bouquet fragrance, combining citrus and berries, white and pink flowers with natural aromatic oils all come in one soothing package for our body..

3. Exuberant floral scent

Estee Lauder Modern Muse Chic 50ml 115,000 KRW.

Since launching the modern muse collection, Estee Lauder became no.1 bestselling perfume with its sparkling jasmine, floral and woody fragrance.

4. Fresh Sparkling Floral Perfume

Dior J’adore Eau Lumiere Eau De Toilette 50ml 120,000 KRW.

Aside from the original Dior J’adore, the new lumiere version for perfume launches successfully and is in high demand. The new fragrance renews the original floral bouquet fragrance with sweetened magnolia tinged with vanilla and lemon.


5. Spring Fragrance

Lanvin Eclat De Fleurs Eau De Perfume 100ml 117,000 KRW.

Fruity floral perfume that makes you feel like you are walking down a garden full of flowers under warm sunlight. Since its release in 2016, Lanvin continues on a steady rise with their sales rates. Top note is pear; middle notes are jasmine, rose and freesia; base notes are white musk and sandalwood.

6. Popular among both men and women

Kiehl’s Original Musk Brand No.1 50ml 62,000 KRW.

As a fragrance for men and women, musk perfume is one of the bestselling perfumes out there. Kiehl brand is great for giving gifts, and you’ll have a long lasting musk fragrance.  

7. Lovely and romantic fragrance for women

Benefit Maybe Baby 50ml 44,000 KRW.

A white blossom fragrance launches solely designed for Korean women. In the floral seasons between February and April, Maybe Baby placed first place with its gentle white blossom and sweet apricot fragrance that is lovely and romantic.

8. Strong rosy fragrance

Annick Goutal Rose Pompon 100ml 198,000 KRW.

Since its launch in 2016, this product became bestseller among many online brands. Its notes include Bulgarian rose, taïf rose, peony, black currant, raspberry, pink pepper, cedar, patchouli and white musk. Highly recommended to women wanting more than just any plain rose fragrance.  

Source: Beauty+

Jihee Park

Jihee Park is the Lead Beauty Editor of K-Beauty Now. Based in the heart of Seoul, her professional expertise and approach in academic, social media, and lifestyle coverage provide compelling articles the community can trust. Translated from Korean to English, bringing you the latest k-beauty news straight from South Korea.