| Cheap perfume is bad news. It's the kinda stuff that gives you a headache with just one whiff. Trust us, you don't want to smell like you've just come from a brothel or have bathed in the stuff. So how do you prevent this horrible disaster from happeningyou ask? Simple, follow our instructions and smell good forever!|
Studies have shown that smelling a fine fragrance can improve a man's mood and make him more eager to socialize. Next time you cruise by the object of your affection, subtly tousle your hair and you'll release a dose of your scent.
How to buy: A good department store will have a women's fragrance counter.Spray a little on your wrist, wait a second, then sniff. Don't spray it all over the storeand then start chasing the smell.
How to use: Read carefully- 2 to 3 spritzes (or about a dime-size pour) is just fine. Anymore than that and youmight as well just pour the bottle over your head.
What's in it: Mostly alcohol with some acetone, synthetic fragrances and some spices used in food.
What's the difference between brands: Better brands use essential oils, like sandalwood, thatchange as you wear them. Synthetic fragrances don't blend with the skin's natural aroma.
If you're looking to ingnite a nookyfest, heady, spicy oriental-inspired notes are always a safe bet, don't limit yourself to one category. Since most modern fragrances are based on flowers, you can pick from a wide range of types.
"Scent can powerfully enhance emotional attachments, if you start to associate a scent with someone, smelling it from then on will call that person to mind and evoke feelings you have for him or her," Theresa White, Ph.D., professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University says. Leave tantalizing traces of your scent behind for your man to find, but don't be a scent slut- stick to just one or two signature fragrances so he'll know to associate them with you.
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