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Shopping places for “scent lovers”

Shopping places for “scent lovers”


If you are a scent fanatic, you cannot ignore the places to shop and experience the perfumes, soaps and scented candles that we recommend below. All contain separate emotional stories and memories. This is also a meaningful gift for you during your trip to Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City.


Miss Saigon Perfume Store


Miss Saigon domestic perfume brand for more than 30 years has been very familiar to generations of locals and foreign tourists when coming to Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City. Miss Vietnam - Saigon women's perfume line is in the high-end collection of Miss Vietnam perfumes for those who love the dynamic and bustle scents of the city. The fragrance is a wonderful blend of citrus essences of rich tropical fruit trees with gentle notes of peony, daffodils and warm sandalwood. 

“The perfume bottle is designed in the shape of a slender Saigon girl in a familiar Ao Dai and palm-leaf conical hat. The bottle is also made by the high-class Minh Long ceramic brand, glazed with 2 layers. The most unique is that the entire pattern on the bottle is meticulously hand-painted by artisans with a noble and luxurious white gold-plated border.”

To order Miss Viet Nam - Sai Gon women's perfume and many other special perfume products, you can visit the page:


Do Son & Tam Dao Perfume Shop, belonging to Diptyque



Diptyque - The famous French fragrance manufacturer was founded in 1961 by a trio: interior designers Christiane Gautrot - stage director and background designer Yves Coueslant - painter Desmond Knox-Leet. Having lived in Vietnam during the French colonial period, Yves Coueslant kept a diary by scent, sketched the deep beauty of the mountains and forests, which is blending with each green tree branch, by 2 special perfume scents associated with the places Do Son (Do Son) and Tam Dao (Tam Dao). Do Son and Tam Dao brand is classified as high-class and luxurious perfumes for both men and women. A simple oval-shaped perfume bottle with a label printed on the body with letters and sophisticated and vivid images of wild nature. Perfume Do Son uses the main ingredients of white tuberose along with orange blossom and rose. The overall scent is extremely pure, gentle and has an attractive depth. The quiet scent of Tam Dao brings a whole region of memories dominated by the scent of cedar and cypress sandalwood. In particular, sandalwood essence is only obtained from sandalwood trees that are over 60 years old in the West Indies mountains. Today, not only locals but also perfume lovers around the world as well as foreign tourists coming to Vietnam are very fond of and buy this perfume. You can find Do Son and Tam Dao perfumes under the Diptyque brand at perfume shops next to high-end commercial centers in the city center such as Diamond Plaza, Vincom Center Dong Khoi, Takashimaya and Saigon Centre or Parkson Saigontourist Plaza.


Le Mai handmade soap bar



Handmade soap bars of Le Mai brand are loved by many locals and international tourists because of the message of living green and being environmentally friendly. Up to 80% of soap production raw materials are pure Vietnamese, such as coconut oil, calophyllum inophyllum seed oil, rice bran oil, gac fruit oil, betel leaf, locust, turmeric starch, lemongrass powder, ginger powder, bitter melon, coffee… Product design and packaging in a nostalgic style inspired by similar products from the 60s and 70s of the last century. With more than 12 years of operation, Le Mai soap bar today has improved according to the trend of not containing palm oil trees, as a message to join hands to protect the environment. There are many warm, intimate herbal scents for you to choose, such as cinnamon bark, neem leaves, green tea and sea salt, turmeric and beer, melaleuca tree, betel nut, red wine, etc. relieve stress, treat and care for healthy skin. Most interesting is the familiar rough crackling sound of puree herbs while you gently touch the bar of soap against your skin. To buy Le Mai Handmade Soap Bar and many other skin care and treatment products, you can visit:


NOTE - The Scent Lab Scented Candles Store


As a scent lover, you can't ignore the scented candles used as interior decoration items that just sparkle with the cozy small fire, giving off a gentle scent that blends in the air. Burning scented candles is an aromatherapy that helps you relieve stress, balance emotions and improve sleep. The premium domestic scented candle product NOTE - The Scent Lab was founded by scent artist Rei Nguyen for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. Her passion for Scent Religion (Koudou) led her to Japan to study perfume design and aromatherapy. 

“ The scented candle products at NOTE - The Scent Lab will accompany you to find minimalism, peaceful harmony. The cups of scented candles in cement jars bring a rustic and authentic feeling.”

Candle material made from soy wax and beeswax, with many fragrant notes such as Light As Air is a quite pleasant and peaceful scent with fig fragrant notes, Velvet has gardenia flower fragrant notes or Blackwood is woody fragrant notes representing a warm and quiet winter. You can buy high-end scented candles NOTE - The Scent Lab at:


Store: No. 32, Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.

Store: No. 10, Street 49B, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City.


NauNau natural cosmetics store



NauNau natural cosmetic brand was founded by scent expert Huynh Hai Yen in 2013 and quickly became one of the 5 most popular cosmetic brands in Vietnam. Naunau's product lines use natural, eco-friendly ingredients and are researched based on the climate characteristics of each individual skin. Natural, safe, distinctive scents and delicately printed labels are the highlights of NauNau cosmetics that are loved by both locals and foreign tourists. The lines of natural cosmetics for basic needs such as shampoo, shower gel, body lotion, lipstick, ... with the gentle and pure scent of lavender, orange blossom, jasmine and coffee are all offered by her. The source of inspiration and production experience comes from the NauNau Garden in the romantic Da Lat plateau. In each new planting season, the garden is a place for loyal customers and visitors to return to nature, experience each emotion in the process of creating natural scent notes,while relaxing and balancing life. In addition, Naunau is a leading cosmetic brand in the DIY (Do it yourself) trend, regularly opening workshops to guide customers to make handmade products themselves at the studio in Ho Chi Minh City.


Store: 5th floor, apartment building 42, Nguyen Hue street, Ben Nghe ward, District 1.


Store: No. 63, Xuan Thuy Street, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City.