For as long as, well, forever, perfume has made the world a much sweeter smelling place. Back in ancient Egypt, perfumed balms and oils were used in religious ceremonies—fast forward thousands of years and it is now a $10 billion industry that has transformed the way women smell and feel. Because we all know that it’s not just about smelling good, it’s about feeling calm, sexy, exotic, sophisticated, adventurous, sensual…and achieving that persona starts by finding the right signature scent for you.
As any woman who has tried to find a signature scent knows, it’s not as easy as sniff, spray, sold. Your scent becomes a part of your look, your personality, and your style. As Christian Dior once said, “A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.” So since your scent is so important, where do you start? Here are 10 tips to help you choose a signature scent. Happy spritzing!
1. Know the Notes
Perfumes range from sweet to spicy, from floral to fruity. The four major aroma categories are Oriental, Floral, Fresh and Woody. The first step if figuring out which suites your taste.
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