Moresque is an Italian luxury fragrance line that looks to the past for inspiration, with a focus on the historical overlaps between European and Arab cultures. Moresque’s White Collection was launched in 2015 and captures a mood of elegance and refinement in its compositions, which are created by perfumer Andrea (Thero) Casotti in dialogue with Moresque’s founder, Cindy Guillemant. Here are three of those perfumes, sparked by sensory and emotional impressions of sweet delicacies, beautiful women, and a royal poet.


Diademas name refers to diadems, the jeweled headbands worn exclusively by monarchs and other sovereign rulers. A diadem signifies absolute authority, but this fragrance isn’t cold or haughty: instead, it’s a lush gourmand that brings a smile to its wearer’s face. If you’re looking for a sophisticated cherry perfume, a gourmand that balances sweetness with depth, Diadem is a must-try. It opens with a boozy, slightly bitter cherry note that turns sweeter as the fragrance evolves, meeting up with an almond-y heart of ylang ylang. Lastly, Diadem’s base of benzoin and vanilla suggests caramel, that burned-sugar treat whose name possibly derives from the Arabic phrase kurat al milh or “ball of sweet salt.” Mingled here with seasonal summer fruits and tropical flowers, this caramel note makes Diadem a rich, sparkling temptation of a fragrance.



For Moreta, Moresque turns to the Iberian peninsula, with a term that’s a Spanish endearment for a strikingly beautiful woman. Its composition is appropriately centered around the concept of orange trees in bloom—a seasonal sight and smell that have given Spain’s Costa del Azahar, or  “orange blossom coast,” its name. Moreta’s bouquet of fresh orange flowers, topped with mouth-watering citrus zest, is a flirtatious evocation of warm late-spring evenings and effervescent cocktails. Yet Moreta also has an earthier side, thanks to its long-lasting background of white musk and cedar. Fans of Kilian’s gourmand-floral Love, Don’t Be Shy will also want to spend time with Moreta, getting to know its mix of brightness and sweetness. Orange blossoms possess a nectar that lures bees into their petals; this perfume attracts admirers in a similar way, drawing them closer to its luscious core.


Moresque takes a literary approach to this perfume, which the brand describes as “an olfactory allegory to the princess and poet Tamima, wife of the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf of Morocco.” Tamima pays homage to Morocco’s terrain by suggesting local flora such as eucalyptus, sage, sun-warmed oranges, and the tree resin that’s transformed into aromatic frankincense. This is a sharp, lively fragrance signaling confidence and accomplishment. It feels very contemporary, thanks both to its oud note (everything old is new again!) and its use of cashmeran, resulting in a woody-musky amber with glints of citrus. The Almoravid dynasty marked a fruitful period in Moroccan literature. As a nod to a female voice in the poetry of that era, Tamima is a refined and persuasive verse, packaged in the elegant form of Moresque’s White Collection bottle.

More Moresque musings to come!


February Empties

Here are the bottles that were emptied for making pocket perfumes in February.

Gucci Bamboo

Fragrances notes are Italian Bergamot, Casablanca Lily, Ylang Ylang, Comoros and Sandalwood.

Full Bottle: $55.24
Pocket Perfume:  $9.99

Because It’s You

Top Notes: Raspberry, Neroli Hearts: Rose Absolute Base Notes: Vanilla, Musk
Full Bottle: $110
Pocket Perfume:  $19.99

This perfume is a mixture of strawberry leaf, patchouli, violet, mandarin, musk, and jasmine.

Full Bottle: $71.95

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99
Fragrance notes are osmanthus, patchouli, white musk, anise, and spices.

Full Bottle: $39.99

Pocket Perfume:  $9.99



The fragrance features labdanum, nutmeg, ginger, sandalwood, patchouli, mint, jasmine, grapefruit, citruses, vetiver, incense, cedar and pink pepper.

Full Bottle: $95

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99



Parfums De Marly Pegasus

Notes of this designer fragrance are bergamot, heliotrope and cumin. Heart: jasmine, bitter almond and lavender. Base: amber, vanilla and sandalwood.

 Full Bottle: $142.5

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99


Rasasi Entebaa

Fragrance notes are Woody Notes, Citrus Fruit, Floral Notes, and Oriental Notes.

Full Bottle: $39.90

Pocket Perfume:  $9.99


Chanel Allure Homme Sport 

The fragrance is a blend of Orange, Neroli, Vetiver, Aldehydes, Tangerine, Pepper, Tonka Beans, Almonds, Cedar, Elemi, Amber, Musk, and Vanilla.

Full Bottle: $128

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99



January Empties

We got so many emails asking to bring back out “Empties Series” so here are our January Empties.


1. Escentric Molecules Molecule 01  Unisex

It’s  a Woody Floral Musk fragrance.
Full Bottle: $87.17
Pocket Perfume: $14.99

2. Creed Virgin Island Water  Unisex

It opens with a citrusy cocktail of white bergamot, Jamaican lime, Sicilian mandarin. The citruses are accompanied by a note of copra, the white inner flesh of the coconut. The heart includes intensive Indian jasmine and sweet hibiscus, exotic ylang-ylang and cold, spicy ginger. The base of the composition includes sugar cane, musk and white rum.

Full Bottle: $160.2
Pocket Perfume: $24.99

3. Creed Millesime Imperial

This perfume is a warm and romantic unisex fragrance, evocative of the citrus groves and beautiful seaside landscape of sunny Sicily.

Full Bottle: $175
Pocket Perfume: $14
4. Burberry Weekend for Women

This floral and sweet fragrance is a blend of Sweet and Zesty Mandarin, Grass, Blue Hyacinth, Iris, Nectarine, Peach Flower, Red Cyclamen, and Wild Rose. One of the more nuanced Burberry fragrances.

Full Bottle: $28.85
Pocket Perfume: $9.99

5. Brioni for Men

Brioni for men is an eau de toilette whose top notes offer flavors of cold-pressed Sicilian lemon. The refreshing heart is created with magnolia, iris, and violet. Base notes provide depth and an abundance of shades of saffron, oud, labdanum and black licorice. If you’ve been looking for a unique men’s niche fragrance, look no further than Brioni.

Full Bottle: $225
Pocket Perfume: $14.99
6. Lalique Equus For Men

Fragrance notes are bergamot, lemon and citron, nutmeg, juniper, violet leaf, cardamom, mace and Brazilian redwood, leather, musk, vetiver, Sequoia, Amyris and benzoin.

Full Bottle: $32.20
Pocket Perfume: $9.99



Holiday Bundles at MaxAroma

Last week we had a poll on our Instagram and asked you if you’d like to see pocket perfume bundles and the majority of you said yes. I’m happy to say this week we have added many Holiday Bundles and we will add more.

They make a perfect stocking stuffer for holidays but also, they are great if you’d like to experience a brand but don’t know where to start. In that sense, you can gift them to yourself as a trial bundle. You will also save money by buying the bundle rather than buying the same 3 pocket perfumes and, who doesn’t want to save money, especially in the holiday season.

Each bundle comes with 3 pocket perfumes that are the best sellers of the brand. Here are some examples of what we currently have but remember we are adding more each week. Hurry up and get yours because these are limited edition and we have free shipping in the U.S.


Creed Bundle for Men includes:

Creed Green Irish Tweed Eau de Parfum 8 ml
Creed Bois du Portugal Eau de Parfum 8 ml
Creed Erolfa Eau de Parfum 8 ml

Chanel Bundle for Women Includes:

Chanel Chance EDP 8 ml
Chanel Coco Chanel EDP 8 ml
Chanel Chance Eau Vive EDP 8 ml

Atelier Cologne Bundle for Men & Women

Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme Cologne Absolue 8 ml
Atelier Cologne Mistral Patchouli Cologne Absolue 8 ml
Atelier Cologne Trefle Pur Cologne Absolue 8 ml


Whoever receives these as a gift will love it. They are great to toss in your bag, have in your carry on or just put on your vanity.

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October Empties

It’s the end of October so here is the list of our best selling pocket perfumes of the month:

YSL La Nuit De L’homme For Men

This seductive fragrance is a bold and sensual blend of Cardamom, Cedar, and Coumarin.
Full Bottle: $67.17
Pocket Perfume: $10.95

Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue For Women

This refreshingly feminine scent is a combination of Sicilian Citron, Jasmine, Granny Smith Apple, Musk, White Rose, and Amber.
Full Bottle: $53
Pocket Perfume: $9.99

Christian Dior Sauvage For Men

Fresh top notes of Calabria bergamot encounter ambroxan, obtained from precious ambergris, and its woody trail.
 Full Bottle: $73.84
Pocket Perfume: Out Of Stock

Lancome La Vie Est Belle For Women

This designer fragrance has fruity flavors of black currant and pear, while the base is warm, gourmand and powdery due to almond-like accords of tonka bean, praline, patchouli, and vanilla.
 Full Bottle: $88.90
Pocket Perfume: $9.99

Creed Green Irish Tweed For Men

This fresh and sporty men’s fragrance is a combination of Irish, Lemon Verbena, and Violet Leaf. One of our more inviting designer fragrances.
Full Bottle: Out Of Stock
Pocket Perfume: $24.99

Creed Tabarome For Men

This fresh and spicy fragrance is a combination of Bergamot, Tangerine, and Ginger.
Full Bottle: Out Of Stock
Pocket Perfume: Out Of Stock


September Empties

Welcome to another part of our Empties series, where we tell you which of our Pocket Perfumes were the most popular in the month of September.

YSL Jazz 

Fragrance notes are Geranium, Coriander, Rose, Carrot, Jasmine, and Oak.

 This Item is sold out!
The fragrance has top notes of Cumin, Heliotrope, and Bergamot. Middle notes are bitter almond, lavender, sage and jasmine with base notes of sandalwood, vanilla and amber.
Full Bottle: $24
Pocket Perfume: $9.99
Top notes are coriander, lavender, galbanum, tea, grapefruit, neroli, petitgrain, and bergamot; middle notes are nutmeg, pepper, balsam fir, guaiac wood, brazilian rosewood and cardamom; base notes are iris, sandalwood, musk, oakmoss, and cedar.
Full Bottle: $34.65
Pocket Perfume: $9.99
Acqua Fiorentina by Creed is a mixture of greengage plum and bergamot. The heart blooms with rose, pink carnation, Calabrian lemon on a warm base of Virginia cedar wood and Indian sandalwood.
Full Bottle: $135
Pocket Perfume: $14.99

Fragrance notes are Raspberry, Saffron, Thyme, Frankincense, Jasmine, Artemisia, Suede, Wood, Amber, and Leather.

Full Bottle: $63
Pocket Perfume: $10.50

This fresh and aromatic scent is a modern and masculine blend of Gin, Vodka, Passion Fruit, Fern Mint, Ginger, Black Pepper, Lime Caviar, Leather, Spices, Amber, and King Wood.

 This Item is sold out.
Top notes are apricot, plum, and coconut; middle notes are tuberose, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, rose, Brazilian rosewood, and caraway; base notes are sandalwood, almond, vanilla, and musk.
Full Bottle: $57.84


August Empties

If you are new to our blog welcome! This is the August empties where I tell you which one of our Pocket Perfumes were so popular during August that we had to restock.

1. Versace Yellow Diamond Intense

This fragrance is floral with crisp fruity and woody accents, strong and persistent.

Full Bottle: $37.3
Pocket Perfume: $9.99
It is a refreshing blend of Grapefruit, Bergamot, and Lemon.
Full Bottle: $126.95
Pocket Perfume: $14.99
This popular fruity and tropical designer fragrance is a blend of Black Currant, Bergamot, Apple, and Pineapple. One of our most popular men’s fragrances.
Full Bottle: $294
Pocket Perfume: $25.52
Fragrances notes are Red Berries, Black Currant, Cassis, Rose, Ylang – Ylang, Lily Of The Valley, Musk, and Vanilla.
Full Bottle: $255
Pocket Perfume: $19.99

Spicy, green and fresh grapefruit and blueberry at the top of the composition, the heart opening with fresh and gentle green nuances of lily of the valley. Juicy and ripe notes of the base consist of musk and cedar.

Full Bottle: $140.5
Pocket Perfume: $13.99

6. Parfums De Marly Pegasus

Notes of this designer fragrance are bergamot, heliotrope, and cumin. Heart: jasmine, bitter almond, and lavender. Base: amber, vanilla, and sandalwood.

Full Bottle: $189.99
Pocket Perfume: $14.99

7. Amouage Jubilation XXV 

This men’s fragrance notes are orange, coriander, labdanum, tarragon, olibanum and blackberry, guaiac wood, cinnamon, bay leaf, honey, orchid, rose, clove and celery seeds, opoponax, patchouli, myrrh, cedar, musk, oakmoss, ambergris, agarwood (oud) and immortelle.

 Full Bottle: $150.5
Pocket Perfume: $19.99
August Empties


Why You Should Try Pocket Perfumes!

Have you seen our new section called Pocket Perfumes? I’m going to tell you why you should try Pocket Perfumes! Currently, we have 155 perfumes with new ones being added daily. For any special requests, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll happily help.


  1. To Take Anywhere

The size of these atomizers is perfect. You can put it in your clutch bag to feel more secure on a date; or if you hit the gym before going to work you can always carry your favorite perfume with you. You can even take them on planes which for me is the best part.


  1. To Sample

The best way to find a new fragrance is to sample it. You should always try perfumes for a couple of days to see if it matches your character and your body’s chemistry.  Since it is hard to get a sample of all perfumes our pocket perfumes make it super easy for you; and you can reuse the atomizer after your sample is finished.


  1. To Stay Fresh

If you get bored of using the same fragrance every day and want to switch your scent every week without breaking the bank you can purchase these Pocket Perfumes. You can enjoy 7 different perfumes at once by paying for one regular bottle of fragrance. Isn’t that amazing?

So go to our website and buy your favorite Pocket Perfume(s)!

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