How to Find Your Signature Fall Fragrance
With the change of the season comes a lot of other changes. The temperature is not the only thing, your clothes will need to change, your hairstyle may change and one thing that people tend to overlook is the change of their perfume. Summer months are very hot and the last thing that you want to do is wear a heavy fragrance. However, once the nip in the air starts to come back you can go for a deeper more earthy fragrance. Choosing the perfect fall fragrance can easily be done by following this simple guideline.
Oriental and Woody Fragrances
With the change of the season, and the weather, you are able to wear perfumes that are slightly more spicy than the light. Crisp summer scents. Of course, you could wear these year round, but they are more suitable for fall weather. Some of the best notes found in fall weather scents include patchouli. Sandalwood, amber, leather, cinnamon, cardamom and even apple. Think of the season and everything that you might enjoy doing during the fall. Apple picking is a common activity and so is pumpkin picking. Both of those scents are perfect the fall weather. Mix them with some of the other woody and spicy scents and you got yourself and excellent fragrance that will not only last throughout the fall, but through the winter too.
One thing that you are not able to do during the hot summer months is wear a heavy fragrance. You tend to go towards citrus or crisp scents. You can wear those scents in the fall as well, but instead of a lemon or grapefruit scent try orange with has slightly more body. Orange mixed with cinnamon and cardamom is an excellent scent that also has notes that will wake you up in the morning.
Choosing Your Scent
Your scent preferences usually fall into one of these categories: earthy, clean, feminine or spicy. If you are an outdoors-woman, or are one with nature, then an earthy scent is perfect for you. If you like crisp, clean scents and tend to like your surroundings the same, then you like clean fragrances. If you are a romantic and enjoy a lighthearted, flirty atmosphere then the feminine scents are ideal for you. Finally, if you are considered a fire cracker and enjoy being a little different, spicy scents are the best choice for you.
- Earthy fall fragrances will have notes of patchouli, amber, sandalwood and fall fruits such as apple. Balenciaga Florabotanica Eau de Parfum is a great earthy choice. It has note of mint, Turkish rose, hemp and vetiver. It is earthy and perfect for fall.
- Clean fragrances tend to combine both natural elements and citrus elements for a crisp scent. L’eay D’Issey by Isse Miyake is an excellent clean fragrance that can be worn in the fall months. Notes of lotus, freesia, rose water, lilies, woods, musk and amberseed, combine the best elements of summer and fall to make a great, light but dense perfume.
- Feminine fragrances are almost always floral, but tend to have some other scents mixed in as well for the extra touch of mystery. Sunny Diane by Diane von Furstenberg is an excellent feminine scent. The combination of mandarin, violet and musk makes this fruit, yet full-bodied fragrance the perfect choice.
- If you go for spicy scents, you tend to live on the edge. You like to go out at night and lead a fun and fulfilling life. Manhattan by Bond No. 9 is the perfect choice of fragrance for you. It mixes suede, jasmine and coriander for an amazing fragrance that is completely unpredictable.