And the most popular perfume of 2018 so far is...

... Not a huge surprise, tbh

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... Not a huge surprise, tbh

Even if you don't have a signature scent, most of us have at least one best perfume for women pick in your beauty arsenal.

Perfume-heads from have pulled data from 517,778 fragrance lovers on perfume encyclopaedia Fragrantica, revealing some interesting facts about our fragrance preferences.

For example 60% of our favourite fragrances in 2018 are from France – including the number one for 2018 – and 20% more of this year's new perfumes have sweet accords than in 2017. Read our Fragrance Directory for more perfume inspiration.

The most popular perfume of the year so far, though? Chanel's Coco Madameoiselle Intense.

With fruity citrus top notes of orange, lemon and lime, the middle notes of this scent are rose and jasmine sat on a base of patchouli, musk, vanilla and Tonka bean.

Coco Madameoiselle Itense, £116, Boots

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One thing is for sure, Chanel certainly know how to create a popular perfume.

Got a favourite fragrance that's not Coco Madameoiselle Intense? Let us know by tweeting us @marieclaireuk

Lucy Abbersteen
Beauty Contributor

Lucy is a freelance beauty editor and contributor at Marie Claire, and has written for titles including Glamour, Refinery29, Popsugar, woman&home and more. She was previously Marie Claire’s junior beauty editor. During her career, she’s covered everything from backstage beauty at fashion week to interviews with famous faces like Drag Race royalty and Little Mix. As for her beauty ethos, she’s a big advocate for not having to spend a fortune on beauty products to get good results, and when she’s not got beauty on the brain you’ll find her reading or hanging out with dogs.