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Scent Guide

Although there are an infinite number of olfactory notes and combinations, most people tend to be drawn to certain types of scents time and time again. 
There are four main scent families and these are the ones we use to help you choose your fragrances.

FLORAL

The floral scent family is one of the most common families. Used in many well-known perfumes, it usually takes on a feminine characteristic in fragrance.

Smells Like: Fresh Cut Flowers, Powdery

Subfamilies: Fruity, Floral, Soft Floral

Common Notes: Rose, Jasmine, Orange Blossom

 

SPICY

The spicy scent family includes herbs, spices, and dry powdery resin notes. Spicy scents often known as oriental scents can be described as “sensual,” warm and “exotic.”

This family of fragrances very often overlaps with WARM & WOODY

Smells Like: Herbal, Spicy, or Dry Resin Notes

Subfamilies: Soft Oriental, Oriental, Woody Oriental

Common Notes: Vanilla, Myrrh, Anise

 

WARM & WOODY

The wood family includes scents that are warm and opulent, mixing incense like fragrances like sandalwood and patchouli. This family of fragrances very often overlaps with SPICY

Smells Like: Warm, Opulent, Powdery

Subfamilies: Woods, Mossy Woods, Dry Woods.

Common Notes: Patchouli, Vetiver, Sandalwood.

 FRESH & FRUITY

The Fresh family is defined by zingy, aromatic compositions backed with underlying woodsy notes.

Smells Like: Bright, herby, citrusy, clean, oceanic

Subfamilies Include: Aromatic, Citrus, Fruits, Green, Water

Common Notes: Citrus, Fruits, White Flowers, Bergamot