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
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