What’s Your Scent?

I need a scent.

Usually I emit chocolate and dry erase marker but I’m starting to feel that I need something more substantial.

I often pass women who I think smell good but I am not one to stop them and ask what perfume they are wearing.

And then I pass women who have poured the bottle on them and think maybe I could do without.

The problem is that the few times that I have looked for a scent I always walk away discouraged. I don’t like flowery, I don’t like strong, I don’t spicy, and I don’t like woodsy.

I like light, fresh, vanilla, and citrus.

Maybe I should just skip the perfume and rub a vanilla cupcake with citrus frosting on my  body and call it a day.

But then I came across this Ladies Home Journal online quiz, “What’s Your Signature Scent?” and thought maybe this could help me.

The quiz is a simple 10 question quiz that delves into your favorite type of movie, what you find romantic, and what you like to eat.

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Maybe not too scientific but at this point I am ready to try anything.

I answered all 10 questions and found out I am considered a natural woman.

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I didn’t think the description was dead on and plus, I shave my arm pits, something that I believe excludes me from the natural woman category all together.

So I changed up my  answers to a few of the questions.

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Again, not quite the way I would describe myself but I decided to explore the perfumes they had recommended for me.

I started with Escada Island Kiss….

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Beautiful  bottle, let’s read the description…

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Hmm, I was with them until they  got to “a hint of musk.”

What is musk?

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What the F ?

Just because I checked that I like to eat meatball sandwiches and wear lip balm suddenly means I want to smell like a deer?

I don’t even want to smell like “just a hint of musk.”

I went on to read the descriptions of the other perfumes and think I have found the one I am most interested in.

The  L de Lolita Lempicka Eau de Parfum Spray is currently sitting in my amazon shopping cart but first I’m going to through it out to you my friends.

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Anyone have a favorite perfume they would like to recommend?

(Go take the quiz to find out what your scent is?)

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7 Responses to What’s Your Scent?

  1. Jess says:

    I guess you could say my “signature scent” is a 15 year-old bottle of Classic by Banana Republic. Typically when I put perfume on it makes me sneeze and my sinuses get stuffy, so I only use it occasionally. Hence the bottle that I bought 15 years ago is still half full. But it’s kind of a fresh, sporty fragrance so you may want to check it out…. if they still make it!

  2. Mindy says:

    You’re gonna love me. No, really. Sud Pacifique eau de voyage Vanille Abricot. Yes, it’s a b, not a p. It’s amazing. I can’t even remember where I first smelled it, but I’ve been using it for about three years now. People will want to lick you. :o)

  3. Michele says:

    I’m still always on the look out. I like you do not like the musk in anything and the hint of baby powder aftersmell is awful in some. I love light and almost citrus, very clean smells. I have used Gucci Envy, Lolita Wish and my fave so far is Caudalie Fleur de Vigne (Sephora). It doesn’t last very long on me, but it’s a great scent. Just saw it has cedar tone? I have never noticed that.

  4. Michele says:

    Ooops, I meant Lollia Wish

  5. Pat Becker says:

    Since I teach school and do not want a scent that encourages my students to lick me, I use CK 1 by Calvin Klein in cologne form. Very light citrus.

  6. Pat Becker says:

    Actually just took the quiz and came out “sporty tomboy” and believe it or not, citrus light, was described as the scent for me just like I wear.

  7. Jeanne says:

    I’m not at all a perfume person BUT I think you might like D&G Light Blue (because i like it a lot, and again, I’m not a perfume person.) Let me know if you do and I’ll tell you the backstory of its creation, which I heard at the fragrance place that developed it (along with many others on the market).