In the last few years there has been a growing trend that is gaining more popularity than ever: personalization, because who doesn’t like wearing something unique and special? Well, its popularity has made it to the world of perfumes as well with the nickname of layering, or another way of saying the same thing: the art of mixing perfumes.
By layering, we can create distinct aromas and ones with a more personal character, achieving delicious and surprising combinations simply by mixing various perfumes. The good thing is that it isn’t necessary to spend a huge amount of money to do it. On our website you will find perfumes similar to the most successful fragrances of the biggest brand names, with which you will surely be able to come up with many combinations that will win you over. For example, our perfumes similar to Jo Malone are perfect for this, since that firm was one of the first to popularize the practice of layering.
How do you do it?
We’ll give you some advice so you can launch into this creative exercise with success:
- It works well to combine fragrances that have one note in common, like gardenia, vanilla, coconut, green tea or rose, for example.
- Choose aromas that belong to the same olfactory family, at least at first. That is to say, combine floral perfumes with other florals, woody with woody, citrus with citrus.
- For the most daring we recommend trying fragrances with opposing notes. For example, a spicy aroma with a sweet or amber aroma. In many cases, opposites attract and complement each other, and in this area it is no different.
- If you prefer mixing an intense perfume with a lighter one, apply the intense one first so that it doesn’t cover up the lighter one.
- It is possible to mix perfumes on different parts of the body without actually mixing them together. For example, you can apply one perfume to the neck area, another on the wrists and another to your clothing or hair, letting them mix in the air around you.
- Another trick for beginners is to select a fragrance based mostly on one ingredient like rose or vetiver, and combine it with another, more multi-faceted one.
Of course, it isn’t necessary to apply a greater quantity of perfume than you would apply if you were only using one aroma. It’s all about experimenting, having fun and finding unique aromas that no one else is wearing. Dare to innovate!