Chanel No. 5 Perfume Review

Chanel No. 5 Perfume is one of the most famous perfume of, not only Chanel, but also other mainstream fragrance companies. It is so famous and has deep impact over fragrance industry, Chanel No. 5 Perfume can be described as “World’s most iconic fragrance”.

Chanel No.5 Eau De Parfum

Chanel No 5 EDP : Exceptional combination of aldehydes and flowers for 100 Years!

Real Legend and Timeless Fragrance.

History of Chanel No. 5 Perfume

Chanel No 5 was the first launched perfume by Coco Chanel in 5 May, 1921. Perfume formula is composed and designed by a French-Russian chemist  Ernest Beaux. After that, in 1986 chanel perfume is redesigned based on original 1921 version.

The design of Chanel No. 5 bottle is very important part of iconic perfume. At the beginning, the design of Parfum bottle was rather different than used now. But in 1924, bottle redesigned and Chanel uses that iconic design since then (except for a few minor changes).

Since 1920’s many actress and famous women (like Marilyn Monroe ) used the Chanel parfum and that made it extremely famous. During that years many different actress also advertised it also (Like Catherine Deneuve, Nicole Kidman etc.)

Chanel No 5 EDP Perfume Composition

Chanel No 5 Perfume is composed of complex blends of aldehydes and florals like rose, vanilla, ylang-ylang, amber, jasmine and iris. But, non of flowers are dominant. For this reason, it has a balanced floral composition. Scent smells like powdery bouquet of flowers.

Chemical Ingredients of Chanel No 5 EDP

  • Alcohol
  • Linalool
  • Perfume (Fragrance)
  • Coumarin
  • Hydroxycitronellal
  • Geraniol
  • Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone
  • Limonene
  • Citronellol
  • Benzyl Benzoate
  • Eugenol
  • Cinnamyl Alcohol
  • Benzyl Salicylate
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Citral
  • Farnesol
  • Benzyl Cinnamate
  • Isoeugenol
  • Cinnamal


Certainly Chanel No 5 is classic and timeless fragrance. Therefore It had deep impact in perfume industry and it will celebrate its 100 years anniversary next year! If a perfume is being used 100 years, this proves that it is loved by many women!

Chanel No 5 has a balanced flower smell. But, young women finds it “heavy” actually worth trying! The only drawback is, it is very expensive! If you find a good deal try it! or at least test it in a store.

Chanel No. 5 Perfume


Long Lasting









  • Long Lasting
  • Iconic
  • Very Good Scent


  • Very Expensive

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