Why Perfumes Smell Different on Everyone?

Perfume Selfie
Mar 6, 2018 · 2 min read

You saw your friend using a new perfume, it smells good and you love it. However, when you tried, it was unable to give you the same fragrance as it was on your friend. It is a normal thing and happens with most of us all the time. If you think that the perfume quality might have degraded or it was not the same variant, or your friend suggested you the wrong perfume, it is a little different story.

Perfumes tend to gel with your natural pheromones whenever you spray them on therefore creating a whole new unique fragrance. It is similar yet different from the fragrance you felt on your friend. Here are the reasons why a perfume smell different on everyone.

Type of skin

Certain types of skin tend to keep a hold of perfume oils opening up the notes slowly. Perfume smell becomes quite strong if applied to oily skin. People with oily skin tend to release sebum and pheromones more than a normal person which merges with perfume making it last longer than on people with normal skin.

Similarly, people with dry skin, the story is completely opposite. They are unable to retain the fragrance and it evaporates instantly. However, you can resolve this problem by moisturising your skin well before applying the perfume. This will create a moisturised base for the perfume. If you have to refresh the fragrance, make sure to apply moisturiser before doing so.

Right fragrance

It is always good to choose right fragrance according to your personality and lifestyle, but type of your skin, season and time of the day matters. If you are someone with oily skin, citrusy fragrances will suit you better. They also go well during summer season too along with fresh, green, aqua notes. Perfumers Choice Emilie EDT Perfume 50ml is the perfect pick for you. If you have a dry skin, strong notes like oriental and spicy notes can work better on you. These notes are also suitable for cold seasons when fragrances can easily dissipate or are not able to evaporate at a decent pace.

Mixing with other fragrances

Do you love to apply various fragrant products? On a normal day, we come across to at least 5 fragrant products having a different fragrance. It can be your body wash shower gel, soap, hand wash, moisturiser, shaving cream, after shave, body butter and what not. All these fragrances can mix with your perfume and affect its original fragrance. You can use all these products, but make sure that the fragrance is not overpowering.

Next time, do not get confused when a particular fragrance does not smell same on you as on others.

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