February 22, 2022

A great fragrance has the power to make you feel great! However according to research, fragrance can move us in many different ways; from taking us back to some bitter-sweet memories to relaxing us down or boosting our energy. So, what perfume notes to go for when you’re in the mood for a vibe switch?

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Feeling stressed?

“Reach for vanilla, sandalwood, jasmine or lavander.”

Look for warmer and relaxing scents, with enveloping notes like vanilla, sandalwood, jasmine and lavender. A more subtle notes are what you need, if you’re looking for some time to relax.

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Need a confidence boost?

“Reach for earthy tones or florals with a dash of cinnamon and woody notes.”

A spritz of fragrance can work wonders to your personality. Your confidence can be boosted by simply knowing that you smell good. But if you’re in doubt of what to try, floral fragrances such as rose, with spices like cinnamon and woody notes as well as fougere notes that are earthy and rich, are our advice for you to try.

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In the mood for being sensual?

“Scent yourself with sensual spices like vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and saffron or reach for ambery notes, rich roses and powdery iris.”

Look for sensual spices like vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, saffron, ambery notes and florals like rich roses and powdery iris. Yes, we know scent is subjective, however there is proof that notes like these can cause a biochemical response and  arousal in both men and women.

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Feeling tired?

“Go for citrusy notes such as lemon, orange and grapefruit or reach for herbs like rosemary, basil and peppermint.”

Scents like lemon, orange, rosemary, basil and peppermint are known to help improve concentration and boost brain performance, so fragrances rich with them, can help you stay focused on your tasks and lift up your energy level.

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Need a splash of happiness?

“An orange blossom, lemon, bergamot, orange, grapefruit and mandarin with a dab of sea or rain scent are most likely what you need.”

Fresh, uplifting, zesty and summery notes like orange blossom, lemon, bergamot, orange, grapefruit and mandarin with a dab  of the sea scent or rain is what you need! Because of their light, uplifting and summery personality, they are a perfect splash of sunshine to make your day a little brighter.

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Be a boss!

“Reach for airy scents like Vetiver, Sandalwood, Oakmoss and Pine, infused with citrusy notes.”

Centered on aromatic woods and herbs and built on base notes of Vetiver, Sandalwood, Oakmoss and Pine, and infused with citrusy notes to tone down the intensity and impart a hint of freshness, fragrances like these can be very rich, yet airy and soft at the same time. This allows them to be the perfect fragrance for an important business meeting, where you need to present yourself as a well put-together boss.

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