What goes into a bottle of perfume?

When it comes to perfumes, you will never run out of choices. There are so many popular brands, offering so many glorious scents in oh-so beautiful bottles. If we asked you to name some of the well known perfume brands, we doubt you would have a problem. However if we asked you to list out some of the most common fragrance types, well, it may not be that easy. Unless you keep reading on!

Perfumes can be categorized into the following fragrance types, depending on the ingredients used and the resulting smell:

Floral: These perfumes are created using one or more types of flowers. They can either be strong or light, depending on the type of flower(s) used and the concentration. The most commonly used flowers include rose, jasmine, lavender, and lilies.

Perfume Suggestion: Calvin Klein Sheer Beauty http://bit.ly/1JeulUZ

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Oriental: The perfect choice for those who prefer strong and bold scents. Made of ingredients such as musk, vanilla, cloves and cinnamon, Oriental perfumes exude a slightly spicy, warm and exotic fragrance.

Perfume Suggestion: Burberry The Beat for Women http://bit.ly/1N5ih94

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Green: This fragrance is all about the outdoors! It represents everything fresh, cool and liberating. Main ingredients include grass and leaves, which are combined with other green note elements like pines, herbs and junipers.

Perfume Suggestion: Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Scent http://bit.ly/1Jey056

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Oceanic: If you are an ocean-lover, these fragrances are meant for you. They capture the essence of the sea with their clean, fresh and uncomplicated scent. They also have a slight hint of citrus and spice.

Perfume Suggestion: Davidoff Cool Water http://bit.ly/1JVB9FC

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Chypre: The Chypre category is dedicated to perfumes that capture a very earthy-mossy aroma. To add to their depth, they also have hints of oak, patchouli and citrus. Perfumes in this category are often described as classy, mature and sophisticated scents.

Perfume Suggestion: Gucci Rush 2 http://bit.ly/1MpAez6

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Fougere: A category that mostly contains men’s perfumes due to its comparatively strong notes. Fougere means fern in French, and all the scents in this category are made from a mix of mossy ferns and fresh herbs. Most fougere perfumes exude a sophisticated, yet modern style.

Perfume Suggestion: Calvin Klein Eternity Men http://bit.ly/1J5YP9J

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Citrus: The freshest of all scents, citrus fragrances are derived from fruits such as lemon, tangerine and lime. Citrus perfumes release a sweet, tangy aroma that immediately lifts your spirits and boosts your energy levels.

Perfume Suggestion: CK One Summer http://bit.ly/1IK1nJ2

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