One can never go wrong with a spritz of scent to complement an overall look. From oriental and musky, to fresh and citrusy, a bottle of perfume can be personal for its wearer.
We sat down with Christine Firmo, a self-confessed perfume aficionado and the owner of Kaori, one of the fastest growing online perfume shops on Instagram, to help us identify scents to match your zodiac sign this 2021. So may it be a classic perfume or a newly released scent to treat the olfactory, we have got you covered.
Here’s the first part of our quick round-up of scents to add to your perfume stash. It is now time for you to ring in the new year with these perfumes that best suits you according to your star signs.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Ruled by Uranus and Saturn, this zodiac is very laidback and likes to keep it cool and fresh, best scents to match them are:
Prada Homme Amber, an oriental composition based upon amber with top notes are Neroli, Cardamom, Bergamot, and Mandarin Orange; middle notes are Myrrh, Musk, Orange Blossom, Geranium and Vetiver; base notes are Saffron, Vanilla, Labdanum, Leather, Tonka Bean, Sandalwood, and Patchouli.
Estee Lauder Amber Mystique is an Oriental Woody fragrance for women and men. Its composition seduces with oriental, juicy, floral, and woody notes and is based on accords of amber, Taif rose, oud, black currant, raspberry, pink pepper, ylang-ylang, Bulgarian rose, jasmine, incense, sandalwood, patchouli, labdanum, leather, and musk.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
They are soft and romantic, what’s good for them are those fresh-smelling scents which will remind you of the sea.
Neroli Portofino by Tom Ford is a Citrus Aromatic fragrance for women and men. Its top notes are Bergamot, Mandarin Orange, Bitter Orange, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, and Myrtle; middle notes are African orange flower, Neroli, Jasmine, and Pittosporum; base notes are Amber, Angelica, and Ambrette.
Aqua Universalis by Maison Francis Kurkdjian is an Aromatic fragrance for women and men. It is inspired by cleanliness, a scent composed of bergamot, Sicilian lemon, lily of the valley, sweet orange, and blond musky wood.
Bvlgari Aqva Marine an Aromatic Aquatic fragrance for men with top notes of Grapefruit, Neroli, Mandarin Orange, and Petitgrain; middle notes of Water Notes, Seaweed, and Rosemary, and base notes of Virginia Cedar and Amber.
Sailing Day by Maison Martin Margiela is a refreshing and invigorating fragrance for women and men. Top notes are Sea Notes, Aldehydes, Red Pepper, and Coriander; middle notes are Juniper, Amyl Salicylate, iris, and Rose; base notes are Seaweed, Cedar, Ambergris, and Amberwood.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
People under this sign are fearless and courageous which makes them the ideal people for trying new experiences and breaking new ground. With their bold personality and ready-to-conquer-attitude, strong, smoky, and unique scents are perfect for them.
They may opt to use Thierry Mugler Alien which is a combination of white amber in the base, woodsy notes in the middle, and sunny Indian jasmine on top.
Christian Dior Feve Delicieuse, an Oriental Vanilla fragrance for women and men with top notes of Lavender, Mint, and Bergamot, matched with middle notes of Sour Cherry, Jasmine, and Freesia, and completed with base notes of Tonka Bean, Vanilla, Cacao Pod, Caramel, Praline, Benzoin, Milk, Sandalwood, Leather, and Cedar.
Versace Dylan Blue is an Aromatic Fougere fragrance for men with top notes of Calabrian bergamot, Grapefruit, Water Notes, and Fig Leaf complemented by base notes of Incense, Musk, Tonka Bean, and Saffron.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
This zodiac is ruled by the planet Venus, who is the epitome of beauty, love, and attraction. Just like Venus, they share her traits of beauty, artistry, hedonism, and a love of luxury and comfort, which is why the scent that best suits you is a combination of deep, seductive, strong scents yet sweet and luxurious.
The fragrances that best suit them are the following: Christian Dior Poison Girl which is an Oriental Vanilla fragrance for women with Top notes of Bitter Orange and Lemon, middle notes are Damask Rose, Grasse Rose, and Orange Blossom, complemented by base notes of Vanilla, Almond, Tonka Bean, Tolu Balsam, Sandalwood, Heliotrope and Cashmeran.
Le Labo Santal 33 is a Woody Aromatic fragrance for women and men which also fits the sign of Taurus.
Tom Ford Santal Blush is an enchanting, mysterious, glamorous, and exotic woody-spicy scent. It is ruled by creamy notes of sandalwood and spices, with rich floral and woody tones.
Byredo Blanche is airy and simple in its structure, it opens with white roses, pink pepper, and aldehydes. A heart includes violet, neroli, and peony. A base is enriched with blond wood, sandalwood, and musk.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
The zodiac symbolizes duality which is ruled by the planet Mercury. They are easy-going and typically enthusiastic, social beings.
The scents that best suites this sign are those with light, airy, floral, and sweet scents with bold and a hint of woody notes just like Jo Malone Lotus Blossom and Waterlily. The perfume opens with sparkling notes of mandarin, grapefruit, and bergamot; the middle notes are honeysuckle, freesia, jasmine, water lily, and lotus, while the base notes include: aloe, sandalwood, amber, musk, guaiac wood, and incense.
Carolina Herrera Good Girl, This new, sexy oriental fragrance is ironically named Good Girl with the message “It’s so good to be bad!”. It promises an innovative and addictive combination of tuberose and roasted tonka bean. A floral wave of white Sambac jasmine and tuberose is placed in contrast with the mysterious and deep notes of tonka bean and cocoa.
CK One is a Citrus Aromatic fragrance for women and men. Its top notes include Lemon, Green Notes, Bergamot, Pineapple, Mandarin Orange, Cardamom, and Papaya complemented by its base notes like Green Accord, Musk, Cedar, Sandalwood, Oakmoss, Amber and Green Tea.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
This zodiac is ruled by the moon, they are proven to be sensitive, emotional, and gentle. They are highly intuitive and extremely self-protective.
The scents that best suites them are those romantic scents with comforting notes of vanilla, muskiness, and wood.
Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo is an Oriental Woody fragrance for men, It promises to bring an original take on gourmand fresh accords with the sensuality of rich woods.
Prada Candy Night by Prada is an Oriental Vanilla fragrance for women. Its top notes include orange, with middle notes of Cacao and Caramel, and base notes of Vanilla and White Musk.
Valentino Donna born in Roma is a couture elegance made of 3 Jasmine flowers and accords, blended with Vanilla Bourbon, one of the most expensive ingredients in modern perfumery. Its top notes are Black Currant, Pink Pepper, and Bergamot; middle notes are Jasmine Sambac, Jasmine, and Jasmine Tea; base notes are Bourbon Vanilla, Cashmeran, and Guaiac Wood.