Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Choosing The Perfect Perfume

By Tim

Picking the right perfume can be a lot of fun, too bad people tend to pick the wrong ones. Do not despair, the following are just a few tips and tricks in choosing the right cologne and perfume to suit you. And you don't have to spend a lot of money, too.

The first step in choosing the right cologne or perfume for you is to find out what type of fragrance you like. Don't be swayed by your friends recommendations of which brands have the best perfumes, pick the ones you like, and remember that each scent means something.

The perfect scent should compliment your personality and your own style: are you sassy or classy? Or perhaps you're more adventurous? Most companies release a variety of colognes and perfumes to suit different types of personalities.

You can also pick different scents depending on the occassion or your mood. You can match different scents based on their lightness or depth.

One thing you can do the next time you go to a store, is to test their wide range of perfumes and colognes. Since fragrance reacts to a person's own unique body chemistry, what may smell great on your friend might not necessarily smell good on you.

That's because the chemicals in your body can alter the scent of the cologne or perfume. The problem is, most people never bother bother to check how a scent would smell on them, and instead rely on merely sniffing it from a testing paper or the bottle. You should spritz it on your wrist, and let the smell linger for a minute before smelling. Only then can you find out if it's an ideal match, since most perfumes will remain on your body even after several hours.

Buying the right perfume or cologne is a lot like buying the clothes for your wardrobe, you have to try them all to find the right one for you. Choosing the right cologne or perfume can make a whole lot of difference to your day, and your sense of style. So don't be swayed by those ads or pick the most expensive ones, instead choose the cologne and perfume that's just right for you. - 16651

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