Sometimes customisable perfumes are sweeter because sweeter smelling ingredients are cheaper to include in fragrances. But that’s not always the case - many of us like the sweeter, floral scents. But how can you tell if you’re getting a high quality perfume rather than a cheap or imitation perfume? Cheap perfumes tend to smell sweeter than their expensive counterparts because generally they are aimed at a younger audience with less developed sense of smell
, and smaller budget. Imitation perfumes tend to be cheaper to produce because they primarily replicate the top notes of a fragrance. But, what if you’re skin sensitive? It’s probably better to get genuine luxury perfume.
How to Tell if You Are Getting Luxurious Perfume
If you want to make sure you're getting a luxurious perfume, it's important to compare a fake with the real one after 3 to 6 hours. Cheap perfumes tend to use ingredients that are cheaper to obtain and make, hence the lowest price for the consumer. These ingredients are often more common and easier to purchase, or synthetic chemicals created in a laboratory. In contrast, luxury perfumes are extraordinarily expensive because their ingredients are rare, not just because the brand is so elegant (although, undoubtedly, that can be a factor). Many of these aromas are made from exquisite oils extracted from delicate flower petals or tree roots, or even musk from male deer. Ingredients are the main thing that increases the cost of perfumes. Some contain rare flower petals or unusual root essences; think tuberose and jasmine. The shortage of an ingredient, for example, one that blooms only one month a year can increase its value. That said, more and more perfumery uses synthetic fragrances, as they are becoming fantastically sophisticated and can produce some incredible scents. After two, four or even six hours, a cheaper perfume may spoil or disappear altogether, while an expensive scent will linger on the skin and stay with you.
Can You Have Sweet but Luxurious Scent?
The answer is yes! You can design your own perfume to have a sweet scent
. At Parisine’s Fragrance workshop, you can meet the in-house perfumers who can recommend a sweet scent that matches your tastes, skin, and personal preferences. Perfume should be treated like an investment, and should be done with understanding and thought. All of their ingredients are sourced and manufactured from Grasse, France. So you can guarantee you are buying from the highest quality producers. Your perfume will last long and bring out the best version of yourself.