Instant Pick-You-Up Perfumes

"It's been proven that certain scents can make you feel happy," says Stephen Warrenburg, research fellow at International Flavors & Fragrances, a sort of scent think tank. "It's like someone doing something nice for you -- some fragrances give that same boost in mood." Specifically...

Diane by Diane von Furstenberg perfume

Floral notes are considered universally relaxing and romantic.

Diane von Furstenburg Diane eau de toilette, $65 for 1.7 oz.,

Britney Spears Fantasy perfume

Fruity notes lend a happy vibe.

Shine by Heidi Klum, $35 for 1.7 oz.,

Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds perfume

Musk is "sensual" and "connotes elegance," says Warrenburg.

Tom Ford Violet Blonde, $100 for 1.7 oz.,

Excerpts from a fragrance editorial, 3 Instant Pick-You-Up Perfumes, advertisement in Glamour Magazine, November 2011 issue.

3 Instant Pick-You-Up Perfumes, Glamour Nov 2011

("3 Instant Pick-You-Up Perfumes." Glamour Nov. 2011)

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