Finding the perfect scent to best fit your personality isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be downright difficult. A scent that works for one person doesn’t always work for another. Ultimately, you want the fragrance to complement embody who you are. But how do you go about finding “the one.” Don’t worry. Below we break it down for you.
If you have a love for all things girly and stylish, floral scents just might be right up your alley. Floral personalities have a tendency to be flirty, hopeless romantics and crave the center of attention. Popular floral notes include: jasmine, orchid and peonies to name a few. If this personality sounds like you, you may want to consider trying the following fragrances:
This scent is best suited for individuals who consider themselves charming, mysterious and even sensual—traits that are quite the opposite of floral personalities. Oriental perfumes include such intoxicating ingredients as: vanilla, spices and clove. If this scent describes you, you may want to try:
This earthy-fragrance is associated with the free-spirited individuals who exude confidence. Stubborn, strong-willed, compassionate and wise are other character traits linked to this fragrance personality. Oak moss, musk and bergamot are some of the notes that make up this scent. If those notes appeal to you, then you may enjoy:
For scents that remind you of food, you may enjoy this category. Ranging from the very sweet to the mildly sour, these perfumes include notes of honey, apple, melon, grapefruit, berries, orange, chocolate, passion fruit and citrus. People who choose gourmand scents are often considered very independent and at times even a bit strange (but in a good way). If these aromas appeal to you, you may want to try:
As the name suggests, these scents are greatly influenced by the majestic sea. If you’re cool, calm and collected—you may enjoy ocean-inspired fragrances. Scents like sandalwood, lavender and frankincense promote tranquility even when the rest of the world appears chaotic. Are you laid back? If so, then you may enjoy:
Still not sure which fragrance personality you fall under? Don’t worry. Take this quiz to find out.