Perfumes That Match Your Personality
means more than just a pleasant smell. Wearing perfume is a way of expressing
your personality, mood, and style. Perfume can make you feel better about
yourself. The right one can boost your confidence, attract attention from
someone else and create an impression.
choosing the perfect perfume for yourself or buying perfume as a gift for
someone is not easy. When it comes to buying perfume or cologne, we are spoiled
there are more fragrances and perfumes than ever before. You can choose between
sweet, floral and fruity fragrances, all the way to deep.
spicy and woody perfumes. Buying perfume is often more involved and complex
than it may seem.
How To Pick The Right Perfume For You
are numerous ways of narrowing down your choices. When I sold perfumes in a
leading department store in London, I spent time talking to my customers.
all honesty, they probably wondered what was going on. I could almost see what
they were thinking. “Just let me smell the perfumes, you
silly blond woman” was probably the thought that often went through their
was I doing? I was trying to match a perfume to their personality and dress
style. From experience, I know that perfume evokes “different vibes.” Some are
flirty and others are serious and sophisticated. And then you get some that are
just fun and frivolous!
you match a perfume to someone’s personality and style, you create a more
harmonious effect. Your fragrance should reflect how you want to be perceived
and your character.
Perfumes For Every Occasion
our choice of perfume should reflect who we are as a person. At the same time,
you have to realise there
are occasions when you want to wear a different perfume. The same fun, flirty
perfume you wear when going out with the girls is not the best choice for date
night or a family dinner.
is best to have a choice of fragrances. I believe that less is more. It is not
a hard and fast rule, but as perfumes don’t last forever, buying a smaller size
is often better. That way, you have a choice of perfume on your dressing table.
don’t forget that scents change with the seasons. The perfume you wear in the
summer is not necessarily the right one for autumn. This often has to do with
perception. But, at the same time, the smells that surround us change with the
seasons. I like to wear different
perfumes in autumn from the ones I wore during the summer.
the years, I have come up with my own favourites when
it comes to serious and flirty perfumes. As new fragrances are launched, I keep
adding to my top buying tips for flirty perfumes and serious perfumes.
this page, I am sharing my favourite flirty perfumes
and serious perfumes with you. Hopefully, it helps you to find the best
fragrance for you.
Fun and Flirty Perfumes
you are someone with a fun and flirty personality, you are likely spontaneous, lively,
and happy. People who fall in the fun and flirty perfume category love to socialise and enjoy life.
I also find many in this category are sporty
and have a slightly casual attitude to life. Rather than staying indoors, they
like to be out and about.
personality reflects your dress sense. The way someone dressed was one of the
first things I used to look at when I sold perfume. Most people in this
category, both men and women, dress casually and often wear bright, fresh colours. You probably stay in touch with your inner child
and not afraid of expressing your playful side.
perfumes are best for this category of people? The perfumes and fragrances that
suit playful and flirty individuals are often close to nature. So, if this is
you, you should buy perfumes packed with citrus scents, fresh berries, and
green attributes such as leaves and grass. Add a touch of sweetness to emphasise the flirty side of your personality.
6 Flirty Perfumes For
the Modern Woman
Daisy by Marc Jacobs
This perfume is a classic example of a fun and flirty
fragrance. It has a floral bouquet of daisy, jasmine and violet complemented
with a fruity twist of strawberry and grapefruit. Daisy is cheerful, bright and full of flirty fun.
Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana
A perfume inspired by the Mediterranean summer. It
offers a fresh and fruity blend of lemon, apple, jasmine, and bamboo. Light
Blue is refreshing but at the same time, it offers sensual nuances which makes
it a good choice for a night out.
Miss Dior 2021 by Dior
This perfume is a modern and elegant interpretation of
the original Miss Dior from 1947. It has a floral and fruity composition which
says it is distinctively Dior. When you are looking for a chic, playful and
romantic fragrance, this is a great choice.
Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
by Viktor and Rolf
This fragrance offers floral scents with added vanilla
for sweetness. It is fun, slightly cheeky and represents what the Viktor &
Rolf brand is all about. Thanks to the addition of rose, it is also romantic
and flirty. A very feminine fragrance in a modern way.
Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris by YSL
The combination of berries and datura flowers (Angel
Trumpets) makes this perfume unique. It is very flirty and not afraid to take
things one step further. To give YSL Mon Paris an edge when compared to other
flirty perfume, patchouli and white musk have been added. Mon Paris is a
fantastic perfume for date nights when you are a fun and flirty girl.
Hypnotic Poison by Dior
is a perfume that you may not think fits in this category
but it certainly does. Compared to many other seductive perfumes, Hypnotic
Poison has a certain sweetness. The sweetness comes from an added touch of
vanilla. Jasmine makes an appearance and you can also
pick up on notes of almonds.
Fun Perfumes To
Wear On Your Day Off
you are looking for fragrances that are just fun to wear, you should check out
Kate Perry Meow, Nina by Nina Ricci and Pink Friday by
Nicky Minaj. They are probably not perfumes you should wear to work. Instead,
they are perfumes that are better suited for your day off.
Nicky Minaj launched her first perfume in
2012. Since then, she has launched numerous fragrances in association with
Elizabeth Arden. They are fun and flirtatious and suit a young, trendy
despite its rather silly name, Meow by Kate Perry is an adult feminine perfume
with classic nuances such as honeysuckle, Lily-of-the-Valley
and orange blossoms. Sandalwood and amber have been added for depth. They
combine well with the top notes of pear, tangerine and
by Nina Ricci launched in 2006. It contributed to making this vintage perfume
brand more contemporary. Nina is a fruity and flowery scent. It worls when you are looking for a fun perfume to wear.
Serious and Sophisticated Perfumes
you have a serious personality, you are likely to be ambitious, confident, and
smart. You may have a job that requires you to portray a serious face to the
outside world. Most individuals who fall under this category are elegant and
exude an air of sophistication and professionalism.
express your professionalism by wearing elegant clothes with a strong focus on
the better brands. Business suits are your favourite
wear and almost acting like a suit of armor. Above all, you value finer things
such as good food in top-class restaurants and shopping in the best stores.
Your holding is upright, and your hair is probably always perfect.
When you are working, you are driven and seen as powerful. If you can, you like to exude an air of mystery and elegance. As a person, you are not afraid to show your authority and competence.
Needless to say, you would like your perfumes and
fragrances to reflect what you are all about as a person. You may even use them
to create a first impression. Your choice of perfume is rich, warm, and often
complex. You need your perfume to create a hard-to-figure-out first impression
and you often spend a long time selecting your perfumes. At the same time, you
don’t want to come across as too stand-offish. That means you select a perfume
with a touch of warmth.
5 Serious Perfumes
Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel
This perfume is a tribute to the iconic Coco Chanel.
It has a woody and oriental blend of bergamot, orange, rose, patchouli, vanilla and musk. All contribute to the sophistication this
perfume has to offer. This is a sophisticated and charismatic perfume perfect
for someone in authority. However, it also offers a certain softness which
makes it feminine.
This perfume gets its inspiration from earthy elements
of nature. Terre is a bouquet of wood and spicy. It makes a bold opening
statement with wood and spices but mellows quickly. The middle notes are of
pepper and cedarwood. You also pick up on patchouli which mellows thanks to the
addition of vetiver. Terre is a male fragrance, but you be surprised how many
professional women like to wear this fragrance.
Chanel No 5 by Chanel
It is hard to believe this perfume launched back in
1921. From the start, it was associated with elegance and sophistication. This
is an image No 5 has managed to keep up. It remains as popular as ever and is a
good choice when you are buying your first power perfume. Thanks to its
complexity, it gives you an air of both femininity and mystery. Exotic
fragrances include ylang-ylang and neroli combine with vanilla, sandalwood, and
patchouli. Musk and moss have been added to create extra depth in this classic
EDP by Dior
This may not be a perfume that wears very well in the
office. Instead, it is a fragrance you want to turn to on date night. The
addition of Damascus Rose makes J’Adore makes this
perfume very seductive and mysterious. It immediately makes you think about the
Orient thanks to the addition of ylang-ylang and rose. J’Adore
is one of the more feminine perfumes on this list and is a must for the
sophisticated woman who likes to socialise.
Orchid by Tom Ford
it launched in 2006, Black Orchid has become a classic. It is a perfume that
stands out in a crowd. The fragrance towers head and shoulders above the rest
as far as luxury goes. What do you get in this discreet, elegant bottle? You
get a chypre scent that makes an opening statement
with bergamot and a touch of lemon. As the scent develops, you pick up on dark
and earthy notes which include black truffle nuances. This perfume tells others you have
arrived on the scene and mean business.
Let’s Wrap It Up
is a perfume out there for everybody. It does not matter if you are a top
executive or have a more fun-loving personality. Don’t forget it is essential
to have more than one perfume choice. Giving your perfume back-up by adding a
matching body lotion to your collection is a top tip.