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#FragranceFriday 101: Take Note!

Posted: Nov 20 2015


The clean and crisp appeal of orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, apricot, apple, peach and fresh grass are just some of the scents associated with this category.

MPS Picks: Alfred Dunhill - FreshCreed - Royal Water & Calvin Klein - Encounter Fresh

Oriental scents are reminiscent of spices like warm vanilla, incense resins, amber and musk. Think warm, mysterious and sexy.

MPS Picks: Michael Kors - White Luminous GoldMont Blanc - Femme De MontBlanc & Giorgio Armani - Code Luna 


Per the name, floral scents will evoke freshly cut flowers—rose, carnation, lavender, orange blossom, violets, and beyond are represented in this category.
Scents like bergamot, oakmoss, labdanum, and patchouli are associated with the woody category. Perfumes within this category are earthy and often mixed with spice or citrus.

If you’re not a well versed scent-speaker, here’s a quick breakdown of the different options.

Eau de Cologne: Eau de Cologne is three to five percent perfume oil in a mixture of alcohol and water. It tends to be lighter and refreshing, typically with a citrus oil component.

Eau de Toilette: Eau de Toilette contains a slightly higher percentage of perfume oil, and is mixed with alcohol instead of water, making it more fragrant.

Eau de Parfum: With a higher percentage of perfume oil (roughly 15 to 18 percent), mixed with alcohol, Eau de Parfum is heavier than Eau de Cologne and Eau de Toilette, but lighter than Perfume. 

Perfume: With 15 to 30 percent perfume oil mixed with alcohol, perfume contains the highest percentage of oil, making it the most concentrated and potent. Perfume often comes in the smallest bottles, with the largest price tag.

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A bit more about My Perfume Shop

Your perfume might be invisible but it can be the most dominant accessory you wear. In fact, according to psychologists, smell is the sense most closely related to memory. This means your fragrance can help you leave a lasting impression when you need it the most. And with a wide variety of luxurious, designer fragrances available, there’s no reason to ever smell less than exquisite.

My Perfume Shop understands that having a signature scent is important. Your fragrance is a crucial part of your outfit. It can leave as memorable an impact as a designer suit, killer heels or diamonds would on those in your company. And, so, we went ahead and did some research on the most sensual and exclusive perfume brands available. Now, we have the largest stock of rare perfumes from across the globe which means you too can now immerse yourself in the captivating scent of your favourite designer. We can proudly bring you the largest range of luxury designer perfumes at a cost-effective and competitive pricing structure. We have more than 200 authentic designer perfumes from across the globe and our catalogue is always growing.

Among our bestsellers, you’ll find the likes of Bvlgari, Dior, Issey Miyake and Versace. Our top 10 brands include captains of industry like Creed, Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci. If there is a luxury perfume out there, we will find it and ensure that it’s included in our catalogue.

Don’t be shy to browse around our site. We have conveniently sorted our offering into alphabetical order so you can find exactly what you’re looking for. Alternatively, we’re on call to be of assistance to you at all times. You can chat with us online or find us on WhatsApp. And if you need some help in choosing the perfect scent to suit any occasion, head over to our blog. This is where we unpack the latest trends and the most helpful tips on how to determine a fragrance that’ll help you be the best version of yourself.
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