Looking for a new perfume but don’t know where to start? Well, then you’ve come to the right place.
When you show up at a store and walk over to the perfume counter, it can be overwhelming. You’re usually met with tons of fancy-looking bottles, a heavy-handed salesperson, and too many scents to comprehend. But with a few helpful hints, you can walk up to the counter with confidence.
Keep reading to learn 5 things to consider when buying new perfumes.
Perfumes can vary a lot in price, so you should set a budget before you start looking. And before walking into the store, try comparing perfume costs online.
But no matter your price range, you’ll be able to find a great perfume for you. Just because a fragrance is more expensive doesn’t mean it will be the right fit.
Before you purchase a perfume, you should research the brand.
Customer reviews are particularly helpful when determining whether or not it’s a good product. For example, Perfume Price has helpful reviews right under the product, which you can view here: https:/www.perfumeprice.co.uk/thierry-mugler-alien-refillable-eau-de-parfum-60ml-spray.html.
And if you’re looking for something fancy, popular perfume brands include Saint Laurent, Gucci, Chanel, Dior, and Marc Jacobs.
3. Type of Scent
There are millions of different scents out there, so it’s helpful to narrow down the type of scent you enjoy most. Scents are boiled down into 4 classifications: woody, fresh, floral, and spicy.
If you’re unsure which type of scent to choose, think about the environment you plan on wearing this fragrance. Then, pick the scent you think matches best. And if you have multiple different places you’d like to wear perfume, consider building a fragrance collection.
4. Skin Test
If possible, try testing different perfumes in person before purchasing a product. This is especially important if you have sensitive skin, so you know you’re not allergic to anything.
To test the fragrance, spray it on your wrist and wait several hours to get the full effect. And pro tip: don’t rub it in! This can speed up the scent journey and spoil those lovely middle notes.
5. Smell Development
Unfortunately, you can’t get a good read on a perfume until you wear it for a while. Perfumes have many different notes, and the top notes (which you smell first) wear off within 15 minutes.
To do this, you can ask for a small sample of the perfume to take home. Or, you could spray it in the store, do some errands, and go back hours later if you like it.
Buying New Perfumes Should Be Fun
Buying new perfumes doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. And if you consider these 5 things, you’ll have a great time picking out your new signature scent (or multiple scents). So when that salesperson comes over, you might even know more than them!
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