Whatever your mood is, there’s a scent to match it while elevating your style!
Have you ever walked past a bakery but the delicious scent of freshly baked bread pulled you in? Ever walked into a spa and instantly felt relaxed from the carefully picked pleasant-smelling candles? Or been alerted when you smelt smoke or a gas leak? This is because the sense of smell has a direct link to the limbic system in our brain that deals with emotions. Hence, the effect of our sense of smell is always instant.
Perfumes play a major role in uplifting our moods. Choosing the right perfume can take your state of mind from one to another. Anyone would love to feel and smell good, which is why we are always looking out for a signature fragrance. Some stick to one perfume, whereas some like to change it up. Why not pick a perfume that will suit your personality, preference and most importantly your mood. Picking a perfume to suit your mood could directly impact how you feel for the rest of the day. So here’s a look at the fragrances you could wear according to your mood.
When you feel romantic
Feeling classy and romantic? Or heading out for a date-night? Opt for strong floral scents with a touch of warm and spicy notes to it. Creating a feminine yet romantic appeal the fragrance lingers on your skin and clothes all night long. A splash of a sensuous scent like rose, orchid, jasmine, vanilla or amber is sure to keep you feeling cheerful and upbeat through the day.
Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture, Rs. 4400/-
The Body Shop Vanilla, Rs. 845/-
United Colors of Benetton, United Dreams Love Yourself, Rs. 1549/-
When you feel calm and relaxed
In a time and age where we live with increased anxiety and stress levels, we often are in need for a stress-buster. What better way to reduce stress than through calming scents and fragrances. For an instant feel good factor, scents like lavender, green tea, sandalwood, apple or basil work well and are known to make you feel calm, relaxed and rejuvenated.
Jeanne en provence Les Temps De Secrets, Rs. 2,099/-
Elizabeth Arden Green Tea eau perfume, Rs. 2,843/-
Forest Essentials Body Mist & Mysore Sandalwood Vetiver, Rs. 1,250/-
When you feel sporty and energetic
Instead of having protein shakes and energy bars that are known to increase energy levels, why not try scents that will make you feel energetic naturally. While taking a run or if hitting the gym, go for scents like orange, grapefruit, lemon, peppermint or spearmint that are sure to boost your energy. These scents are sure to perk you up and also make you feel like you are ready to take on the world.
Pure Sense Grapefruit Body Mist, Rs. 795/-
Skinn By Titan, Bohemian Collection Oriental Garden, Rs. 1765/-
Ulric De Varens Womens Gold Issme Eau de Parfum, Rs. 1195/-
Just like watching a movie with our favourite actor and actress in it, gets us all excited and happy or listening to a compilation of our favourite bands and musicians makes us feel good, scents too boost, improve and enhance our moods and hence should find a space in our wardrobes.
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