Perfume is a necessary accessory that complements not only your outfits, but your emotions and personality. A person's choice of fragrance is a good indication of their personality. What attracts a person to a particular scent can reflect a number of important character and trait he/she possesses. In other words, the fragrance that you choose to wear says a lot about you. It tells a story, your story. It is related to who you are on the inside. It relates to how you feel and how you choose to express that to the world.
Are you curious about what your perfume says about your personality?
Do you want to know what your choice of perfume says about you, your mood and emotions? Read on ...
1. AQUATIC FRAGRANCE
AQUATIC fragrance evokes the smell of the sea, wind and coastline. They are refreshing, often adored by sea lovers and dreamers. Examples of fragrance in this category include Cool Water by Davidoff, Bvlgari Aqva, and Fan di Fendi Pour Homme Acqua.
Do you prefer aquatic scents of sea and salty notes? Then, it can be said that you're free-spirited and spontaneous, causal and cool, fit and energetic, yet elegant and having an intelligent personality.
2. ORIENTAL FRAGRANCE
Oriental scents are warm, composed of orange blossoms, incense, resins, musky notes and spicy notes of cinnamon,cardamom, nutmeg, clove; etc. Tobacco notes could be added to oriental fragrances to give it some typical dryness. Examples of Oriental Fragrance are Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf, La vie est Belle by Lancome, and Joop! Homme.
If you are naturally drawn to Oriental perfumes, then you can be classified as a creature of the night. You are bold, daring, exciting, lively, sexy and not afraid to show your sexuality.
3. FLORAL FRAGRANCE
If Jasmine, rose, water lily, gardenia, orchid, violet, freesia, are smell you look out for in a perfume, then you are a fan of floral perfumes. Perfumes that fall into this category are: Cinema by YSL, Pleasures by Estee Lauder, Gucci Bloom, and Girl of Now by Ellia Saab
People who adore floral fragrances are usually feminine. These people are introspective, sensitive to the needs of others, friendly, and quick to smile.
4. GOURMAND FRAGRANCE
Gourmand fragrance are packed full of delicious flavours like vanilla, honey, chocolate, almond, tonka bean. They are also called foodie fragrance. Examples of fragrance in this category include Angel by Thierry Mugler, Black Opium by YSL, Tresor la Nuit by Lancome
Cheeky, bubbly and gorgeous girls are naturally drawn to gourmand perfumes. Lovers of gourmand fragrance are fun-loving, energetic and high-spirited. They are the life of the party.
5. GREEN FRAGRANCE
Green fragrance are inspired by the scent of freshly mowed lawn and crushed green leaves. They are associated with notes of cucumber, basil, green tea, violet leaves, ivy leaves, and rhubarb. These type of scents include Elizabeth Arden Green Tea, Green Irish Tweeds by Creed, Truth for Men by Calvin Klein
Those who enjoy the crispy, fresh and earthy smell of green fragrance loves being outdoors. They are skilful, a fixer and a problem solver.
6. FRUITY FRAGRANCE
Those who likes fruity fragrance are expected to be sweet but they can be cranky, easily irritated, very infuriating and prone to mood swings. Fruity fragrance usually contains ingredients such as peach, melon, raspberry, cherries, strawberry, passion fruit, watermelon and apple. Examples of fragrance in this category are Be Delicious by DKNY, Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet, My Burberry, Jimmy Choo Man.
7. WOODY FRAGRANCE
This type of scent are warm and earthy, fresh and natural. They are often associated with aromatic woods and herbs like cedar, sandalwood, patchouli, agarwood (oud) and vetiver. Woody scents can be given a twist by adding spices or fruity or floral notes. Woody fragrance can be sweet, smooth and earthy with mossy notes of oakmoss and amber. Animalistic leathery notes incorporated in woody fragrance makes it smouldering and smokey. Examples of perfumes that fall into this category include: L'Homme Ideal by Guerlain, Bvlgari Man Wood Essence, Fan Di Fendi Pour Homme Absoluto, Lalique Encre Noire.
If you are drawn to woody scents it means you are down to earth and straight forward, reserved but curious, an achiever and powerful.
8. CITRUSY FRAGRANCE
If you are attracted to the aroma of fresh and zesty citrusy scents of bergamot, lemon, grapefruit, oranges, mandarin, tangerine; then you are strong minded, ambitious, dominating, energetic, and a natural leader. You are often viewed as dominant and aggressive. Some notable perfumes that fall into this category include: CK One, Armani Code, Deep Red by Hugo Boss.
9. CHYPRE FRAGRANCES
Chypre is a French word that means from the Island of Cyprus. Chypre fragrance are dry and mossy. Fragrant notes include oakmoss, patchouli, and labdanum. They could also include animalistic leathery notes or fruity notes. Examples of fragrance that fall into this category: Devin by Aramis, Jimmy Choo EDP, and Aramis EDT,
If you wear chypre fragrance, it shows you are elegant, sophisticated and poised.
10. FOUGERE FRAGRANCE
Fougère is a French word for "fern". Fougère perfumes are made with a mix blend, which features a dominant sweet scent of lavender flowers; the scents of oakmoss, and coumarin (a scent similar to the scent of new-mown hay); geranium, Vetiver and bergamot. Most modern fougère perfumes have notes of citrus, herbs, spicy, floral and leather included for added drama. Perfumes of this type are especially for men, though this fragrance family was originally created for women. Examples of men's fragrance which fall into the fougère class include Christian Dior Sauvage, Azzaro Pour Homme, Eternity for Men by Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme, Ralph Lauren Polo Blue, Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent, and Versace Eros.
Lovers of fougere scents are unpretentious, unfussy, and they usually have great network of friends.
After reading this informative blog post, have you discovered what your fragrance says about you? How on point do you think your perfume /personality is? We’d love you to leave a comment here and let us know which perfumes you love and what your personality is.