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Using Scent Families To Choose A Fragrance Online

If you are anything like me, there are some items that are difficult to shop for online. Perfume is definitely among these items!

With so many scents and notes, where do you even start? It is actually much simpler than you think. Fragrances are organized by families. Each scent family has distinctive features. And knowing which families you are attracted to can make the searching process much easier.


Fragrance Wheel


Floral Fragrances

Floral fragrances are generally considered as feminine, classy, and romantic, but can be found in masculine fragrances as well. They typically smell of freshly cut flowers and are widely used in perfumes.

Discover our popular floral fragrance: Elegance

Oriental Fragrances

This family consists of warm, rich, and spicy scents. Oriental fragrances can exude a seductive and sensual energy and are perfect for evening-wear and other similar occasions. Accents such as Myrrh, Anise, and Vanilla are a common feature of this family.

Discover our popular oriental fragrance: Volcan


Most fragrances mix multiple families. Identifying the dominant one will help you figure out the scent of a perfume.


Woody Fragrances

This opulent and warm scent family is made of woody and incense-like notes. Usually, in order to reduce the intense warmth, aromatic and citrusy notes are paired with the warm, drier, resin-like, and balmy exotics. Popular wood notes include: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Cedar, and Vetiver.

Discover our popular woody fragrance: Champion

Fresh Fragrances

The fresh scent family feels typically lightweight, crisp, and airy. This family is the best option for warm weather or for those living an active lifestyle. Grass, Mint, Lemon, Grapefruit, Cucumber, and Saltwater tend to be the most commonly used fresh notes.

Discover our popular fresh fragrance: Legende Homme

Most fragrances mix multiple families. Identifying the dominant one will help you figure out the scent of a perfume.

If you are not sure which family suits you best, take our Fragrance Quiz and discover the perfect fragrance for you.

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