Body Scents & Fragrances

Scents and fragrances are a subtle part of your fashion style. Learn about wearing and choosing scents and fragrances.

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Can perfume help me conquer my fears?

Is reducing anxiety as easy as inhaling a soothing scent? And if so, which scents are most likely to calm your nerves?


What's the difference between old and vintage?

Can you pass off that old skirt in the back of your closet as vintage? The answer is....it depends.

Why aren't there more unisex fragrances?

Perfume companies choose to market fragrances to one sex or the other. But is there any reason we can't all smell alike?

Why can one perfume produce different scents on the same person?

Have you loved a fragrance at the department store and wondered what on earth made it smell so different once you got home?

How much is too much when it comes to cologne?

There's a difference between smelling sexy and smelling skunky. Know how much cologne you should wear before people start calling you Pepe Le Pew!

How much is too much when it comes to perfume?

Scent can be a powerful way to make a lasting impression, but when it comes to perfume, you don't want to wear so much that it's all people can remember about you. Where do you draw the line with your fragrance?

What are the ingredients in iridescent makeup?

Iridescent makeup is a popular choice of makeup among women everywhere. Find out what ingredients make iridescent makeup a more natural and effective product.

What's the difference between all-natural and chemical-based fragrances?

Thanks to the practice of greenwashing, many buyers are convinced that natural fragrance is must be better than the chemical one. Hah! Don't forget that arsenic, radon, or mercury are natural substances too.

What's the difference between perfume and eau de toilette?

With so many fragrances to choose from, a trip to the perfume counter can be overwhelming for even the most fashion-savvy woman. How come the same fragrance may come as perfume and as eau de toilette?

Is it OK for women to wear men's fragrances?

Some women think ladies' fragrances are a little too fruity and sweet. Is it OK to try out a men's fragrance to avoid that syrupy scent?

Is it OK for men to wear women's fragrances?

Just because a fragrance is marketed to women, doesn't mean it can't be worn by men. You might be surprised how much women's and men's fragrances have in common.