Many times, scents have a tendency to announce our presence in a room than any other physical features. A signature scent works as a personal memory with which friends and family associate you. Finding your signature scent may tend to be a complex process, but this article tries to narrow it down for you.
By understanding what you are smelling, you are able to voice out what you do not want and state clearly what you like. This narrows down the scope to choose from as the perfume specialist is able to understand you better. This step can be made easier by visiting places where specialists can explain the emotions vividly the creator of certain scents wanted to convey.
They also explain the scents, which can be classified as; musk, smoky, citrus, woody, green, floral, aquatic, or even oriental. All these scents are composed of different properties having distinct scents from each other. European perfumery is a great option to consider if you enjoy richer, longer-lasting scents.
As a first step to finding a scent of your preference, you must provide yourself with options to choose from, and this is done by exposing yourself to different scents. Most of the time, you are advised to try three at a time in order to avoid getting confused hence irritation.
By starting with the lighter scents, you pave the way for the stronger and muskier scents as sudden exposure to these heavy scents may lead to nasal blockage or desensitization of the nasal ability hence holding you back from continuing your journey of finding a scent that suits you.
- Fragrance Rebound
Going back to smell some of the previously tested scents and finding that you still like them despite having been exposed to a lot of other fragrances may save you a lot of time. A signature scent tends to draw you in, and when this happens, it is only advisable to try that scent on yourself to see how your body reacts to it. At most times, the chemistry of the body tends to influence the smell of the perfume, and trying it on yourself helps you make a better decision as you know how the perfume actually smells on you.
When everyone is talking about their love for oud smells, and you realize that you do not share the same interests as them, you should not feel bad about it or start questioning yourself. Choice of a scent is unique to every individual as it originates from familiarity. Choosing a scent due to peer pressure might just end up ruining your mood every time you wear it or even cause headaches as your body is not comfortable hence making this a very personal process.
After being exposed to very strong and different scents, many perfume consultants tend to advise you to smell coffee beans as it helps with clearing your nose of all the heavy smells hence resetting your nasal sensory. What most people do not know is that coffee beans have their own strong scent; hence smelling them is just adding another scent to the already existing ones. At this stage, it is more advisable to bury your nose in your elbow that has no fragrance as the body Ph and natural scent is said to recalibrate your nose.
Just like wine, perfumes evolve over time. While in search of perfume, it is really important to understand the top note and the dry down of our selected fragrance. A top note lasts for about 20 minutes after you have sprayed it, then the dry down is how the fragrance smells after about 4 hours.
Cheap fragrances offer a good top-notch but fade over the day, but the costly ones have a good top note and maintain it to the dry down.
This is said to be the last stage of your journey where after finding a scent of your choice, you spray it in your hair as hair is said to carry scents around really well.
You can use these steps to find your signature scent and receive those compliments from your friends.