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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?

How can you be sure your fragrance is animal-friendly?

Many people try to buy only cruelty-free cosmetics. But what about perfumes? How can you be sure those are animal-friendly too?

Where can you buy animal-friendly fragrances?

Although they might seem rare, animal-friendly fragrances are actually just a short drive or a mouse click away.

Why do some fragrances last longer than others?

Some fragrances linger for the entire day, and the others disappear within the hour. What's the deal?

How often should you switch colognes?

Is there a rule that says you can't wear the same cologne all the time?

How often should you switch perfumes?

Does my perfume go with my dress? This might be a question you'd never ask yourself but maybe you should.

How do you know when a fragrance is right for you?

With fashion designers, pop stars and big-time perfume houses all turning out fragrances, it can be hard to know which ones will work with your body chemistry and personal preferences.

Should you wear the same fragrance every day?

Should you change your fragrance like you change your clothes? Or more like you change your coat? There's plenty of ammunition for both sides of the debate.

What's the difference between a top note and a bottom note?

There's a huge difference between what you spritz on your wrist at Sephora and what you smell when you sniff it hours later. Why? Blame it on your scent's top and bottom notes.

Is there a difference between a sexy scent and a romantic one?

Sexy or romantic? When it comes to clothing, you know right where to draw the line between the two. Perfume, on the other hand, is a little trickier.

Look Up! 5 Tips for Filling in Thin Brows

Whether thin brows are in vogue or you just want to thicken your line a little, there a few ways to go from pencil-thin to bold and beautiful.

5 Makeup Splurges that Are Worth It

You hold the high-end makeup in one hand and the store-brand makeup in the other. Is it really worth it to spend more money on certain types of makeup?

Top 10 Scents Used in Women's Body Products

When it comes to women's body products, scent is probably the overriding factor in whether or not a purchase is made. So it better be good!

Top 10 Scents Used in Men's Body Products

Back in the old days, a cold menthol aftershave and some richly scented, woodsy cologne might be the only thing found in the old man's medicine cabinet. Not so anymore.

5 Surprising Scents Used in Body Fragrances

Whether it's cinnamon buns, gin and tonics or even hickory barbeque, there are some perfumes out there that break the traditional flower, citrus or musk standards of scent. What are five of the strangest scent categories?

Am I too old for my fragrance?

Have you been wearing the same perfume since your early 20s? Which scents are right for what ages, and why?

Am I too young for my fragrance?

No young woman wants to smell like her great aunt. Which fragrances work best for which ages?

How to Pick Your Daughter's First Perfume

Your daughter wants her own perfume, what do you do? If you decide she's old enough, it's time to go shopping. Here are some tips for how to pick out an age-appropriate first perfume.

How to Update Your Perfume Profile

A perfume profile can save you time, confusion and money at the perfume counter. Your profile isn't set in stone, though -- at some point it's going to need an update.

5 Fragrances for 40somethings

For many women, the 40s are often a time of change. So why not consider a new fragrance to complement your constantly morphing life? Real-life 40somethings tell us their favorite scents.

Should I refrigerate my perfume?

You've purchased the fragrance...now what? Delicate perfumes are often stored incorrectly. Find out whether or not the refrigerator the best place for fragrance.

Is my fragrance making me fat?

It sounds like a joke – that vanilla-scented perfume could make you gain weight! Actually, scientists have discovered that fragrance may play a role in obesity, and that certain smells may impact your appetite. So, how about a weight-loss perfume?

Why Perfume Concentrations Matter

Don't pick your perfume because it comes in a beautiful bottle or has a celebrity on the package; Dig deeper to understand the fragrance concentration of each product and find a perfume that's uniquely you.

10 Ways to Make Your Perfume Last Longer

You don't just want to smell delightful for a couple of hours. You want to smell good all day! How can you make your perfume scent stick?

How to Find a Flattering Swimsuit

The beach is a place where you bare it all--or most of it all. The right swimsuit can help you turn heads for all the right reasons. Learn which style is right for your body.


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