Perfumes and colognes fall under different types of groups depending on what they are made of, and the scents that they produce. The alcohol percentage is also important, although perfumes and colognes of today take it easy on the dilettantes for skin health reasons.
The categories are numerous, but if one is out there looking for a suitable cologne or perfume, it’s nice to have an idea of what is available in the market, ingredients, scent that the product produces and the occasion most appropriate for its use. This goes a long way in making an informed decision.
The scents of oriental perfumes are muskier, and spices are usually included as ingredients. Hints of vanilla, cinnamon, and clove can also be added, and good examples are Flower by Kenzo or Dior Addict by Dior.
2. Chypre perfumes
Notes in these types of perfumes are usually earthly themed like a woodsy scent, with hints of oak, moss, and citrus a good example would be Gucci Rush 2 Perfume by Gucci.
3. Floral perfumes
This is the most popular scent for ladies and usually contains the scent of a single flower or a combination of many. These types of scents are exclusively feminine, and examples are Daisy by Marc Jacobs or Ralph Lauren Romance.
These lean on notes of nature like freshly cut grass and scents found in the great outdoors. Scents found here are usually crisp and fresh, a good example being Delicious Green Apple by DKNY.
5. Oceanic perfumes
The notes in this category get their motivation from the sea and ocean and are meant to evoke such memories like of a sandy beach, or a salty ocean and are mostly masculine with hints of spice or citrus. Perfume samples are like Sunflowers by Elizabeth Arden or Cool Water Woman by Davidoff.
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Leather is the earliest note used in the art of perfumery and usually comes from natural sources which include birch, juniper and Cade oil, Styrax, Cassie, Castoreum, Myrtle, and Cistus Labdanum and the laboratory Quinolines, Safranine, aldehyde, and synthesized suede nuances.
Just are they are named, these scents are dominated by wood, and there are very few fragrances in this category that do not have at least one woody scent like sandalwood, cedar or accords. Woodscents are usually used to add depth to a fragrance.
3. Citrus Colognes
The fruity note in citrus based records are used to give other scents a lift, and common ingredients usually include- Verbena, lemongrass, pomelo, and yuzu.
These are generally rich in Benzene a compound found in organic matter. It has a rustic scent and a certain level of freshness with a green twist. They are mostly male scents.
The ingredients of this scent are usually obtained from Mediterranean countries and the fragrance produced is generally a harmony of 3 ingredients- bergamot, oakmoss, and labdanum. The scent created is typically a warm, moss-woody scent with a hint of bitterness.