In Nigeria, most people that use perfumes, are not aware how fragrances are classified, why they are drawn to a particular fragrance smell or why a particular fragrance is right fragrance for them.
We have put together this article to help you understand fragrances and how to determine which is the right fragrance for you.
To understand fragrances, we can’t but look into The Fragrance Wheel, which was developed by a fragrance expert, in 1983, called, Michael Edwards.
The Fragrance Wheel makes you see the relationship between the 14 different fragrance families, how each family leads to another, which will help you discover the character of fragrances and understand the right fragrance that will suit you.
There are four major note categories, within the wheel, which are:
From these 4 major note categories, there are 14 different sub-categories that are derived from them within.
They are explained as follows:
Fragrance classification by groups
Fragrances are also classified according to groups, such as:
Feminine Fragrances Analysed by Fragrance Family
Masculine Fragrances Analysed by Fragrance Family
Based on the above, we believe this article has been helpful in enabling you determine the right fragrance for you, as you get to understand the composition of fragrances, through the fragrance family they belong to.
By understanding the composition, you get to know why you are attracted to a particular scent, based on plant it is produced from.
If you have question, please get in touch with us and we will give you our expert advice.