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Choosing The Perfect Scent For You

Rana Ragab - Apr 2020

Certainly, there is something special about perfumes and colognes. Perhaps the fact that they create a particular mood, evoke certain memories, boost self-confidence and add to individual beauty. You can be recognised miles away just by the strength of your smell as you make an entrance, having your own scent is a type of belonging.


The market is full of some breathtaking fragrances but finding the right one for you can be quite intimidating. It’s usually the bottle that captures your attention at first but the scent itself might not be your exact preference, it’s not always about the design or the brand name. 


Too often getting assistance can lead to more confusion because you end up with many testers and a variety of different selections to choose from. It’s a time consuming process and it can be hard to make a decision whether it’s a gift perfume or simply something for you. 


If you’re already familiar with the world of perfume then you’re probably an expert who has their own scent sorted. However, if you’re searching for something that suits you or looking for a change, then the best place to start is right here. 


Below are a few tips to consider when choosing the perfect scent for you.  


Identify a smell you love

Determine which smell attracts you the most, we all have different tastes. You may like more light and sweet smells like fruits and flowers. Or it may be something more heavy and lasting that grabs your attention like spices or Oud. Once you figure out the scent you love the most, you’ll find it a lot easier to actually find the right perfume for you. 

Do your research 

It’s always a good idea to learn about scents and explore perfumes online. You can always learn about the elements that work together to create a particular smell. Research will also give you an idea on what options are available and their prices so you don’t have to waste too much time in stores. 

Ask a friend

You might have smelt a perfume on a friend that you really liked, there is nothing wrong with asking them about it. Friends can give you a guide regarding the perfumes they’ve tried, what works best for them and where to shop. Just remember that the exact same perfume can smell differently on two different people, this is because perfumes adjust to our own individual scent. 

Set a budget

Before you go shopping, decide on how much you want to spend. Remember you can spend hundreds or you can spend thousands on perfume, it’s one of those items that varies depending on it’s brand and popularity. There are so many attractions out there and if you’re perfume obsessed, you’ll probably want to buy  lots of them. 

Explore some scents

Last but not least, before you make your final decision, test out a few options and don’t rush.  Wear it for a while, see if it lasts, if it goes well with your style and smells good on your skin. It’s important to spend money on something that you will admire and to avoid regretting your purchase. 

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