How to Choose the Right Perfume or Cologne for You

How to Choose the Right Perfume or Cologne for You

By Tynan Sinks

Whether you’re a fragrance fanatic or you’re new to scents, finding a fragrance you love can be a daunting experience. When you approach a fragrance counter, the only information you can garner about any of the scents in front of you is how the bottle looks, which, of course, tells you nothing. You’re often left to sniff a few selections from hundreds of available bottles with the help of an overbearing salesperson, who is usually no help at all.

A scent you love can truly become a part of you, an extension of yourself. But how do you find one?

Whether you have a few minutes to research before you hit the stores, or you’re trying to pick the perfect scent on the fly, here are a couple of easy tips from fragrance experts to help you land a scent that you’ll love for years and feels (and smells) like you dreamed it into existence.

Read the full New York Times article.

Image Credit: Henri Campeã

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