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How to Find the Right Type of Perfume for You?

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Did you know that 79% of women who used fragrances own between 2 to 10 bottles, with 8% of women owning 11 or more? That’s because variety is the spice of life when it comes to picking the best type of perfume for you and your body chemistry.

If you are looking to choose a scent that will please your senses, then you are in the right place. We have tips below that will help you pick your signature scent with ease.

Oily or Dry Skin Type

The way a certain fragrance smells on your skin will be completely different than what it smells on someone else’s skin because different body chemistry changes the scent drastically.

Remember that, if you have oily skin, you need less perfume for the scent to be impactful. Also, the scent will last longer on oily skin.

Of course, the opposite is true for dry skin. Perfume dries off quite quickly on dry skin, which means that it doesn’t have so much impact and doesn’t last as long.

Try Perfume at Different Times of Day and Month

Your body pH and chemistry will vary widely depending on where you are in your menstrual cycle, and what time of the day it is. It could change quite rapidly from one hour to the next, depending on the kind of food you consumed (spicy or not), or the kind of emotions you displayed (angry or sad?).

That’s why you should try out perfumes at various times of the day and month, so you can gauge what perfume suits you better at different times. That’s why women have so many fragrances at hand because different perfumes probably smell differently depending on the time.

Hotter Months vs Cooler Ones

You might have noticed this but you have a more intense body odor during the summer months, as opposed to the winter ones. That’s why you probably have to use much more no plastic deodorant during these times.

The same idea applies to fragrance as well, which amplifies in scent during hotter months, or when you are angry or boiling. Use this intensity to your advantage by using less perfume during these times.

Trial and Error

You will never know how a perfume smells on your particular body until you test it out. That’s why the name of the game is trial and error. Don’t be afraid to try many different perfumes out throughout the month to find your signature scent, be it Versace 200ml spray or something else.

The Search for the Best Type of Perfume Continues

As you age or as your body chemistry changes over time, the perfumes that worked for you in the past will no longer work as well in the future. That’s why the search for the best type of perfume for you, is a lifelong search.

If you wish to learn more about fashion and beauty, please check out our articles on these topics.

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