Perfumes are the fragrances that everyone wears to enhance their beauty, lift their mood, and recall fond memories or simply to smell good. There are several different perfumes available in market these days. In fact wearable fragrances have become a multibillion dollar business per year. Thanks to designer perfumes, new brands and new marketing tactics that more people are choosing & wearing different types of perfumes than ever before. So how do you decide what fragrance suits your personality best? There are several different ways to decide on how to choose a perfect fragrance to match your own unique personality and style.
Choosing a fragrance
Each perfume consists of different notes. These notes form the overall perfume. There are three different layers in these notes and they are – base, middle and top notes and they all work together to create a specific fragrance. For example some perfumes will be considered floral as they contain notes of flowers like rose, lily, geranium or gardenia. While others may be fruitier with notes of apple or citrus! Exotic perfumes contain spicy notes like cinnamon or star anise. There are several different notes in men’s scent as well. These contain more masculine notes like pine or even leather based notes. It is always a good idea to find out which fragrance you prefer and then check what base notes they contain before making a buying decision.
Test The Scent
Buy you decide to buy designer perfumes, perform a few simple tests to ensure that it is something you will enjoy wearing. Basically try a bit the scent on your skin. This is the reason why most of the cosmetic stores and departments offer testers so people can try before actually buying it. Every individual’s skin has its own unique code of pheromones and hormones that slightly or even extremely change the way a fragrance smells. It is recommended to spray a little amount of scent on your wrist, wait a few minutes and then smell it. Sometimes it enhances or diminishes the smell depending on your own chemical makeup. I t can also be changed if you have a certain chemistry that does not match the mixture of the fragrance. If you cannot shop in retail stores, try a few simple online tests that can help you find a scent that will fit your own style.