Thursday, April 2, 2015

Fragrance Stylistic Terms Explained

I have comprised a short, and concise I hope, guide into the terminology of fragrance and the subdivision of the fragrance families. Although the different terms used to describe perfumes have been adequately explained in the various articles on this blog (consult the links below or the right hand column under Perfume Terms), a cheatsheet comes in handy, I thought.

If you're trying to decide between -say- Dior's Hypnotic Poison (a gourmand) and Prada Candy (another gourmand), isn't it useful to know what connects them in 2 secs or less?
You can therefore consult the guide on this link on

Related reading on Perfume Shrine



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