Floral: This is the most popular fragrance category for women. It easy to identify because it smells like flowers. Examples: Beautiful by Estee Lauder; Marc Jacobs Daisy
Oriental: Imagine the spicy, exotic scents from foods, teas and seasonings found in the Orient. These fragrances capture the sexy, spicy aroma. Examples: Calvin Klien Obsession; Dior Addict
Citrus: Derived from lemons, limes tangerines and the like, these fragrances are light, crisp and, of course, citrus-y. Examples: DKNY Be Delicious; Ck One
Chypre: (pronounced "SHIP-ruh") Mossy, woodsy and even leather-ist scent belong to this category. Examples: Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker; Rihanna's new fragrance Reb'l Fleur
Fougère: (pronounced "foo-JHAIR") The name of this category means fern so the scents are fresh, slightly floral, herbacious and woody. Examples: Davidoff Cool Water; Clinque Chemistry
Gourmand: Just say "yum!" This category is all about the eats ranges from sweet to spicy. Examples: Miss Dior Cherie; Angel By Thierry Mugler
Which fragrance families attract you? (You can use this fragrance finder on Marie Claire to look your favorites up in case you aren't sure). Select you favs (you can pick multiples) from the poll below.
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