The Complete Guide To
Womens Perfume And Fragrance

The Complete Guide To Womens Perfume And Fragrance, How To Buy, How To Wear, How To Give Perfumes And Fragrances For Today's Women

If you find shopping for a new women’s perfume or fragrance more than a little overwhelming lately you are not alone. A lot has happened in the perfume industry and it can be a little tricky keeping up-to-date.

Womens Perfume And Fragrance

How To Wear Perfume

How To Buy Perfume

Perfume Categories

Perfume Ingredients

Celebrity Perfumes 

Perfume Brands

Make Your Own Perfume 

Popular On Fragrance And Perfume Guide

Match Your Perfume To Your Personality
Do You Know How To Layer Fragrance
Perfume And Body Chemistry

What's Your
Perfume Personality

Do You Know How
To Layer Your Fragrance

Does Your Perfume
Match Your Chemistry

Discover A Scent Of Your Own

The Complete Guide To Womens Perfume And Fragrance will take you through everything about scent. You will discover the two most important things about perfume, how to choose it and how to wear it.

Whether you are choosing a new scent for you or as a gift, you will be able to do so, confidently and knowledgeably.

A Guide To Perfume

Perfumes are not the only way that a new fragrance is sold. Oftentimes, a scent is also available as a hand lotion, soap, bath gel and bath spritz.

These are known to be companion products. This is a huge benefit to woman as most of them have an average of seven to nine different scented products.

It is nice for woman to have this variety as there are women who opt not to spray on a perfume daily but still want the option of using a scented product.

Popular Perfumes And Fragrances

Each year, certain fragrances have increased in their popularity. 

One of these popular fragrances is Arden Beauty by Elizabeth Arden, which has a divine floral base. The combination of ingredients in this fragrance includes Rubrum lily, golden sweet orchid, lemon, Indian sandalwood, amber, and musk.

Another fashionable scent is Emporio Armani Night for Her by Armani. Its base mixes a blend of woody, floral and amber scents. The ingredients in this fragrance are most apt to be composed of peonies, lily of the valley, black currant, cranberry, sandalwood, patchouli and myrrh.

Yet another well liked fragrance whose popularity base seems to always be growing is Sensi, by Georgio Armani. This grouping involves a blend of woody, floral, and oriental aromas. The components used to produce this enthralling scent consist of Kaffir lime leaves, barley, Palisander woods, vanilla, mimosa, and jasmine.

Boss Intense, by Boss, is created from an amber base and appears to be made from vanilla orchids.

Initial for Women, this scent has a floral foundation and its composed of ingredients such as lily of the valley, Turkish rose, cinnamon, patchouli, black currant leaf, and vanilla.

Burberry Brit, fashioned by Burberry, is a very renowned fragrance that appears to have an oriental base. Ingredients in this fragrance comprise softwood, sugared almonds, lime, pear, and amber.

RoseGloria, fashioned by Cacharel, is an appealing oriental scent. The ingredients in this captivating fragrance for women include Hibiscus, roses, amaretto, and vanilla.

Clinque Happy is a floral scent for women created by Clinique. This scent provides an appealing blend of both fruit and flower. The ingredients for this fragrance include magnolia, red grapefruit, and blonde wood.

Another sophisticated Clinque fragrance for women is Clinque Simply. This fragrance is also composed with a delicate floral base. The ingredients for this woman’s fragrance combine white flowers and aniseed.

ISA Bella by Cotty has an enthralling base that blends vanilla, balsam, and a variety of aromatic flowers.

RoseEscada Ibizza Hippy is an intoxicating fragrance for women produced by Escada. It utilizes the wonderful combination of amber, pear, freesia, and cranberry as its base.

Dior addict by Dior has become a very fashionable fragrance for women. This perfume blends sandalwood, vanilla rose, jasmine and Jamaican flowers to create a fascinating scent.

The fragrance Sicily was created by Dolce and Gabanna and encompasses ingredients such as honeysuckle, Italian bergamot, jasmine, Hibiscus, and sandalwood to create a fresh citrus aroma.

Mago, produced by Etro, is a fragrance with an innovate fruit base and is thought to be one of the most tantalizing perfumes on the market.

Fendi, made by Fendi, is known for its exotic and spicy oriental aroma. This fragrance works with ingredients such as amber, musk, vanilla, and softwoods to create its exclusive aroma. One last well-loved fragrance is Mahora by Guerlain. 

This perfume blends together uniquely to create a floral, oriental scent. The elements in this fragrance consist of frangipani, jasmine, tuberose, ylang ylang, neroli, vanilla, sandalwood, and vetiver.

The Natural Ingredients

Many of the most popular fragrances use floral, citrus, or other naturals as a portion of their ingredients. However, those elements are actually only a minute part of what ingredients go into creating popular fragrances. In fact, some of the natural ingredients are even synthesized.

  • Aldehydic base is a well-known perfume additive that is used to synthesize balsam and chypre.
  • Another well-known additive is Cedrat base; it is used in both oriental and floral fragrances and creates a scent of citrus.
  • Curacao base is a perfume additive that is utilized in many fragrances that offer both a citrus and herbal aroma.
  • A very well liked aroma is that of gardenia. For the most part, gardenia is used in fragrances that are floral based.
  • Hawthorne works well together with amber and woody scents. 
  • Neroli has a variety of number of different services. It is often used for amber scents, floral scents, leather scents, lilac scents, magnolia scents, lily of the valley scents, and gardenia scents.
  • Orange Flower is utilized in poppy-based scents, cedar scents, and freesia fragrances.
  • Almost every fragrance available for purchase uses red rose in its ingredients. 
  • Verbena is used mostly to synthesize citrus fragrances.




The Complete Guide To
Womens Perfume And Fragrance

Perfume Categories

The Top Perfume Categories

How To Understand The Top Perfume Categories

The top 3 are floral, oriental, and citrus blends.

Understanding Fragrance Families

How To Understand Fragrance Families

Your favorite scent comes from a fragrance family of natural, musk, floral, sporty, oriental, or woody. How to understand the fragrance families to choose your scent.

Whats Your Perfume Personality

How To Understand Perfume Personalities

What's your perfume personality? Each woman has her own and often more than one, here is how to match your perfumes to your personality.

Perfume Ingredients

Perfume Ingredients

Perfume Ingredients And Fragrance Bases

Popular ingredients and bases for women's perfumes and fragrances that reflect our modern taste.

Perfumes And Body Chemistry

How To Choose The Right Perfume For Your Body Chemistry

Each perfume reacts differently with every person’s body chemistry, here is how to  pick a perfume that works for yours.

How To Wear Perfume And Fragrance

Understand Perfume Layering

How To Understand Perfume Layering

Three out of five women do not know how to layer perfume and fragrance. Here is how to apply all the various forms of bath preparations in the same fragrance.

How Much Perume

How Much Perfume Should You Wear

Many women apply too much perfume and fragrance, make sure your perfume is not  overwhelming the room.

How To Apply Perfume

How To Apply Your Fragrance

Fragrances available today last far longer than they ever did before. For example, the scent “Lasting”, by Revlon is known to keep its aroma for at least ten hours.

How To Buy Perfume And Fragrance

How To Choose Your Own Fragrance

How To Choose Your Own Signature Perfume Or Fragrance

Perfume is the most intense form of memory. The fragrance we choose as our signature scent says a great deal about our personality.

Tips To Shop For A New Perfume

How To Shop For A New Perfume 

Choosing a new scent for you or for another person can almost be compared to science. There is a lot of research and trial and error involved. Fortunately, you are already aware of what your personal tastes are.

Celebrity Perfumes

Womens Celebrity Perfumes

Women's Celebrity Perfume

Perfume with a celebrity name is as popular as the designer perfumes, a celebrity name behind a perfume can make it the must have scent.

Celeb Perfumes

Are Celebrity Perfumes Worth The High Prices?

The addition of celebrity names carries sales even further and can ensure that sales stay high.

Perfume Ads

Does A Perfume Ad Make You Buy? 

Advertising for perfumes and fragrances is everywhere, do these ads inspire you to buy?  Ads do stick in our mind even if we are unaware that this is happening.

Making Your Own Perfume

Making Your Own Perfume And Fragrance

Make Your Own Perfume

Are you the next famous perfume designer? Creating your own personalized fragrance is a wonderful way of making a scent uniquely your very own. 

Perfume And Fragrance Brand Guide

Calvin Klein

Estee Lauder

Giorgio Armani

Hugo Boss

Ralph Lauren

Some Of Today's Popular Perfume And Fragrance Designers Burberry - Cacharel - Calvin Klien - Clinque - Coty - Dior - Dolce and Gabanna - Elizabeth Arden - Escada - Estee Lauder - Etro - Fendi - Giorgio Armani - Guerlain- Hugo Boss - Ralph Lauren





The Complete Guide To
Womens Perfume And Fragrance

Author: Tanna Mayer

Updated November 24 2014

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