Get to know the Genres
Floral - with flowers as the dominant theme, very feminine and romantic.
Fruity- spicy and fresh with fruits used as part of the formula
Oceanic - modern perfumes that smell strongly of the sea.
Greens-fresh energetic perfumes that remind you of the outdoors.
Orientals- exotic and intense perfumes that smell of musk, vanilla, spices and heavily fragrant flowers.
Woody-perfumes that smell like bark, moss and other things you might find in forests.
Different perfumes are suitable for different occasions, and age groups.
A green perfume is especially suitable for a young girl while an oriental may be too sophisticated for a teenager.Orientals are intense and tend to be more suited to eveningwear and special occasions while greens are more appropriate for casual wear. Lighter perfumes are refreshing during hot weather and heavier perfumes are comforting in the cooler months.Always try out a perfume on your skin.Perfumes interact with your own personal scent and smell and react differently on different people.Never assume that a perfume that smells great on a friend will smell good on you.Spray the perfume on the vein of your wrist where the skin is warm, as this will diffuse the scent.