Pay attention to the notes
Each perfume contains different notes that determine the overall scent. These notes consist of three different layers called base, top or head, and middle or heart notes, and they work together to create a specific scent. Some perfumes, for example, will be considered floral and contain various scented notes such as rose, gardenia or geranium. Others may be more effective, including citrus or apple undertones. Exotic perfumes contain spicy notes like star anise or even cinnamon. You can learn more about the different notes used to make cologne and perfume so you can get a better idea of which one will suit your taste.
Choose a concentration
Fragrances come in four different levels of concentration. The higher the density, the higher the price. In general, colognes or perfumes with a higher concentration have a stronger scent and are more durable. The highest concentration is simply called perfume or perfume that lasts throughout the day. The next lower layer is EO de Perfume, which can usually last about six hours of application. The third level is called EOD toilet. It usually requires multiple applications throughout the day for it to last. The fourth and lowest perfume concentration is Eo de Colon, which lasts only two hours.
So, these two factors play an important role in determining the scent of your perfume. But it should also be noted that when trying different samples of perfume, a skin test is the most important because our skin contains certain hormones and pheromones can slightly alter the scent of a particular perfume.