Find Your Scent Soulmate
Find Your Scent Soulmate
Excerpts from a fragrance editorial, Find Your Scent Soulmate, presented by Macy's in Cosmopolitan magazine April 2019.
Your signature scent? It's written in the stars (because astrology, obvs). Use your sign to find your fragrance family and the spring perfume you're most compatible with.
Aries (03.21 - 04.19)
Aries, you play by your own rules. From your bold makeup to your edgy bedroom decor, everything about you makes a statement. Your scent match is a floral fragrance that has a combo of contrasting notes, like white flowers mixed with deep, earthy patchouli.
GIVENCHY L'Interdit - Eau de Parfum $110 for 2.7 oz.
White floral woody fragrance with notes of orange blossom, jasmine, tuberose, vetiver, and patchouli.
Taurus (04.20 - 05.20)
As the designated earth mom, Taurus, you thrive during calm, sunny days. Your chill look includes pastel jewelry and fresh, glowy makeup. Perfect for you: a sparkling floral fragrance highlighted by hints of magnolia, sweet pea, and nectarine.
JIMMY CHOO Floral - Eau de Toilette $105 for 3 oz.
Citrus floral perfume with notes of nectarine, bergamot, sweet pea, magnolia, musk, and ambroxan.
For Your Guy:
MONTBLANC Explorer - Eau de Parfum, $98 for 3.3 oz.
Your Taurus loves nature. A woodsy fragrance that channels his outdoorsy vibe is ideal.
Gemini (05.21 - 06.20)
You're one of a kind, Gemini. You can rock an LBD or a power suit with ease, thanks to your two distinct sides. Your curious nature encourages you to explore, so spritz on an unexpected floral scent with a mix of jasmine and tonka.
CAROLINA HERRERA Good Girl Legere - Eau de Parfum $112 for 2.7 oz.
Floriental scent with notes of tangerine, jasmine, ylang ylang, dulce d luche, tonka bean and sandalwood.
For Your Guy:
PACO RABANNE 1 Million - Eau de Toilette, $90 for 3.4 oz.
The Gemini in your life dares to be different. A spicy fragrance that evokes fantasy and desire will satisfy his cravings.
Cancer (06.21 - 07.22)
Cancer, your calm disposition flourishes in the warm-weather sunligt, during beach days with your friends and fam. Let the season's chill vibes take over with rosy lips, hair ribbons, and a sweet fragrance with a delicious gourmand twist.
MARC JACOBS Daisy Love - Eau de Toilette $104 for 3.4 oz.
Fruity floral gourmand perfume with notes of cloudberry, strawberry, daisy tree petals, violet, jasmine, cashmere woods, dirftwood, and vanilla.
Leo (07.23 - 08.22)
Fun-loving and glamorous Leo, you are the star of the show and want to live life right (aka on the beach with a frozen cocktail in hand). You crave excitement at every turn, from foods to scents, including a sweet fragrance with notes of fresh mango and black-currant sorbet.
MUGLER Angel Eau Croisiere Limited Edition - Eau de Toilette $84 for 1.7 oz.
Fruity gourmand perfume with notes of mango, grapefruit, blackcurrant sorbet, praline, and patchouli.
For Your BFF:
MUGLER Angel - Eau de Parfum, $120 for 1.7 oz.
Gift your number one a sweet scent that's designed to embrace all facets of her personality, with notes of berry, vanilla, and patchouli.
Virgo (08.23 - 09.22)
Virgo, you've got brains and beauty. Your faves: a perfectly executed cat eye, exploring bustling big cities, delish cocktails, and this sweet fragrance that captures the spirit of London.
BURBERRY Her - Eau de Parfum $121 for 3.3 oz.
Fruity floral gourmand scent with notes of blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, violet, jasmine, amber, and musk.
Libra (09.23 - 10.22)
A Libra in three words? Sophisticated, charming, and creative. You love to indulge, from statement shoes to delicate jewelry, and your outfits are always insta-worthy. You're drawn to floral scents, like this addictive peony fragrance that basically spritzes happiness.
LANCOME La Vie Est Belle En Rose - Eau de Parfum $128 for 3.4 oz.
Fruity floral oriental perfume with notes of red fruits, bergamot, pink pepper, peony, rose, iris, muguet, musk, patchouli, and sandalwood.
Scorpio (10.23 - 11.21)
You're the most sensual and private signs, Scorpio - you're all about cozying up and taking a relaxing bath, or watching a movie at home. Your look is natural, from your mani to your makeup, and your go-to scent is the same. Think a sheer, delicate floral that feels just like being wrapped in a cashmere blanket every time you spray it on.
DONNA KARAN Cashmere Mist - Eau de Parfum $116 for 3.4 oz.
Woody oriental fragrance with notes of bergamot, lily of the valley, jasmine, amber, musk, and sandalwood.
For Your Bestie:
MICHAEL KORS Wonderlust - Eau de Parfum, $115 for 3.4 oz.
Your Scorpio pal needs a fragrance that mirrors her deeply romantic and mysterious nature, like a floral scent with luxurious blossoms mixed with spiced notes and exotic woods.
Sagittarius (11.22 - 12.21)
For Your Guy
Have a Sag guy in your life? He's strong, passionate, and always seeking adventure, and he likes to make a statement, from his bold look to his go-to cocktail. His ideal spicy scent blends notes of bitter orange, wild rosemary, and patchouli that transport you to far-away places.
VERSACE Eros Flame - Eau de Parfum $102 for 3.4 oz.
Citrus aromatic fragrance with notes of bitter orange, lemon, tangerine, chinotto accord, black pepper, rosemary, geranium, Texas cedar, oak moss, and tonka bean.
VERSACE Eros Pour Femme Eau de Toilette - $96 for 3.4 oz.
Sagittarius ladies are known for their sense of adventure too, so why not spritz on a sensual and radiant floral fragrance that can keep up?
Capricorn (12.22 - 01.19)
For Your Guy
For your tough Capricorn man, a bold but fresh scent is a must. A fragrance with a daring mashup of patchouli and grapefruit perfectly embodies his strength.
PACO RABANNE Invictus - Eau de Toilette $90 for 3.4 oz.
Woody aquatic cologne with notes of marine accord, grapefruit, mandarin, bay leaf, jasmine, guaiac wood, ambergris, oak moss, and patchouli.
Aquarius (01.20 - 02.18)
A trailblazer with original style, you vibe with a fresh, radiant fragrance featuring notes of orange and apple combined with delicate floral. Your fragrance is complex yet whimsical and fun...just like you.
MOSCHINO Toy 2 - Eau de Parfum $96 for 3.4 oz.
Fresh floral perfumer with notes of mandarin, granny smith apple, peony, magnolia, jasmine, white currant, musk, sandalwood, and ambery woods.
Pisces (02.19 - 03.20)
As a Pisces, you're charming, fun, and flirty. Your signature floral scent follows suit, mixing fresh-cut roses and peony with a hint of addictive cocoa bean.
GIVENCHY Live Irresistible Blossom Crush - Eau de Toilette $93 for 2.5 oz.
Fresh floral musky perfume with scent notes of peony, rose, musk, and cocoa bean.
("Presented by Macy's: Find Your Scent Soul Mate." Cosmopolitan Apr. 2019: 56-65)
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