Women Perfumes in South AfricaKnowing Your Perfumes
If you’re a newbie in the world of perfumes
or you’re just looking for your new signature fragrance
, it can be tough to find one that suits you. There are hundreds of different scents that can be incorporated and mixed to create the ideal fragrance. All the different plant oils that are used in fragrances break down at different rates which will affect the scent throughout the day. Top note scents will be sharp and volatile but will only last 10-20 minutes before they dissipate. The middle notes are scents such as jasmine, rose, and lily which could last up to 6 hours on the skin. The base notes are heavy and evaporate from the skin slowly. They can be detected around an hour after the perfume is applied and could last up to 24 hours. Fragrances for Everybody
There are thousands of different types of women’s perfumes in South Africa but they all fall in to six main categories. Deciding which scent category sounds most appealing to you will help to determine which type of perfume to purchase. Floral perfumes exude scents such as rose and lavender and are incredibly feminine and romantic. Oriental fragrances are muskier and rich with scents like vanilla, cinnamon, and clove. Chypre scents are earthy with hints of moss and oak. For a fresh cut grass scent, green fragrances are fresh and cool for the outdoorsy folks. Fougere, which means fern in French, are herb scents which are stronger and more often used in men’s fragrances. The last main fragrance category is oceanic which are salty and sandy in scent which will smell like spice and citrus.