Signature Perfume Quiz: Find The Best Scent For Your Personality
Perfume is a wonderful, everyday luxury for ourselves and makes a thoughtful, personal gift for someone special. For no matter how fast paced and technologically advanced our lives have become, our senses are instinctive in shaping the way we feel about people and places, every day of our lives.
A waft of fragrance has the power to transport you back to a time and place from long ago. Whether it be an unforgettable holiday, at home in your mum's kitchen or camping in nature with your family.
A signature scent evokes an emotion in others that they associate with you and takes them on wonderful sensory experience.
There are four main fragrance families that most perfumes fall into.
Fresh fragrance, floral perfume & sweet perfume, oriental perfumes and woody perfumes.
You don't have to stick to just one fragrance family, as different scents suit different seasons, occasions and time of the day.
Your perfect scent is waiting to be discovered.
Take the quiz below and let Kiana Beauty help you find the best perfume for women and best perfume for men, whether it's a gift to someone special or a little gift for yourself.
1. Where is your happy escape?
a) A refreshing citrus orchard by the Mediterranean sea
b) The flower stalls at a Parisian market
c) An exotic spice market by day and a wine bar by night
d) In nature, sitting by the fire with a red wine in-hand
2. Out for dinner, the first thing you look for on the menu is?
a) A crisp Riesling or Rosė
b) Dessert. The sweeter the better
c) An interesting combination of flavours, where east meets west
d) Food that has been foraged for and cooked authentically
3. How would your friends describe you?
a) Refreshing, authentic and happy
b) Sweet, thoughtful and kind
c) Intelligent, considered and a deep thinker
d) Calm, confident and easy going
4. Which colours are you drawn to?
a) Refreshing blues and greens
b) The sweetest pinks and sorbet colours
c) Deep, opulent colours with a touch of gold
d) Earthy tones
The verdict on your fragrance personality
You have an uplifting spirit and a refreshing vibe that is suited to a fresh fragrance.
Citrus notes such as bergamot, lime, lemon and blood orange perfectly reflect your personality and will increase feelings of positivity in your presence.
Fresh fragrance perfume makes a great day time scent and is the best perfume for summer.
Fresh Fragrances for Women
Elegant, green, floral fragrance for women.
Opens with a fresh burst of lemon and peach before evolving to a floral bouquet. The unexpected base of musk and wood wrap around with a soothing embrace.
Sharp and tangy, handcrafted from rare limes, sea salt, rosemary and cedar woods.
Top notes of lime and salt are redolent of a refreshing margarita and give way to a hint of Mediterranean rosemary. Base notes of moss and cedar bring happiness like the warm summer air.
Fresh, elegant and timeless. This perfume was originally created for Estee Lauder's personal use.
Classic notes of honeysuckle, jasmine and orange blossom elegantly merge with the heart of ylang ylang and coriander, while sandalwood adds a warm resonance.
Fresh scents for men
Elegant and vibrant fresh scent for men that is suited to casual and formal occasions and any time of the day.
The freshness of this tangerine and yuzu scent merges seamlessly with unexpected, warm notes of nutmeg and saffron. Base notes of amber and sandalwood leave a memorable and elegant trail.
Fresh, powerful and full of sensuality. This new interpretation of Dior Sauvage commands attention and is one of the best fragrances for men.
It opens with spirited notes of Calabrian bergamot interlaced with a woody, ambery trail from Ambroxan. Papua New Guinean vanilla absolute brings smoky accents in the base notes and a haze of masculinity.
An inspiring, fresh and strikingly contemporary fragrance inspired by the man who is the king of his every day life.
Opens with captivating notes of blood orange and Sicilian lime that transport you to the Italian country side. These spirited notes give way to fiery pimento essence and sophisticated and sensual cedarwood and vetiver.
In this fresh scent for men, two loud and unexpected forces collide and command your attention: ecstasy and addiction.
Top notes of grapefruit mingle with marine accords to open with a thrill, before drying down to unveil a sensual and masculine Guaiac wood base.
You have a calming, thoughtful and kind personality that suits a sweet smelling perfume or a floral perfume for men and women.
Floral fragrances are the most popular perfumes and are created by blending several varieties of flowers to create a soft and elegant scent.
Floral notes can be interlaced with vanilla or fruits to bring a creamy, sweeter vibe or with green accords to inspire lightness and joy, best suited to day time wearing. Woody-floral perfumes are bold and command attention at night time.
Floral perfume for women
A soft, dewy and feminine floral fragrance that celebrates the joyful energy of women.
This scent unfolds like a thriving garden filled with tuberose, jasmine and the rich notes of Rangoon Creeper. Green Galabanum and dainty cassis buds add a tenderness to this scent.
A romantic floral perfume that captures the essence of a woman falling in love, conjuring intimate moments of joy. Perfect for day time wear.
Opens with a sweet melody of rose and citrus that is underpinned by a romantic and graceful bouquet of white flowers. Carnation and ginger bring an unexpected spiciness, while white musk and oak moss bring a gentle elegance.
Soft, sensual and glamorous floral perfume. The perfect way to add magnetism to any outfit on a night out.
A luminous floral fragrance that opens with fruity and exotic ylang ylang. Damascaus Rose follows to warm the senses. Underneath the fruit and flowers, Jasmine and orange blossom exude delicate sensuality.
Floral perfume for men
An oriental floral perfume for men and women that is mystical, beautiful and seductive.
This men's fragrance opens with the freshness of cyclamen, followed by velvety black tulips and plum that bring a richness to the heart. White chocolate and soft woods bring warmth and leave an elegant impression.
A bold and fresh floral eau de toilette cologne for men, that is a modern classic.
Bergamot provides luminosity while rosemary hints at masculinity. Spanish Cypress slowly enters with a dark haze and is lifted by violet. The woody base rounds up this fragrance into a sensual perfume for men.
A floral-woody-spicy fragrance for men inspired by Italian finesse, elegance and style.
Top notes of zesty lemon blend seamlessly with warm nutmeg and cognac. A floral green heart of violet leaf and clary sage weave into a leather and tonka bean base to make this one of the most masculine scents.
You are warm, confident and uncompromisingly pursue what life has to offer. You are most likely a night owl, unafraid to let your sensuality show and use your highest heels and oriental perfume as your secret weapon.
Just like you, oriental perfumes are warm, spicy and perfect for the evening, formal occasions and cold weather.
Oriental perfume for ladies
Bold, sensual, complex and strong. This woody oriental perfume for ladies explores the many facets of women: strong, free and sensual.
Lavender and citrus notes ignite the senses, commanding attention. A floral heart and vanilla follow, increasing the sensuality. A glowing base of Australian sandalwood and musk leave a magnetic and unforgettable trail.
An irresistible floral oriental perfume for women that is feminine, assertive and glamorous.
This modern fragrance opens with electrifying notes of black coffee and orange blossom which are softened by radiant pink pepper and feminine white flowers. This heady cocktail is underpinned by creamy vanilla, while patchouli and cedar, leave a warm and sexy haze.
Luxurious, sensual, mysterious. This oriental perfume for women embodies night time glamour and seductive femininity.
This hypnotic fragrance opens with mandarin and blackcurrant. Chamomile follows, providing depth to the plume of jasmine. Elegant sandalwood is underpinned by warm tonka bean, amber and musk to leave an unforgettable sensual trail.
This soft oriental perfume for women captures the essence of the Dolce & Gabbana woman: her radiant allure, innate joy and ability to command attention.
It opens with a sophisticated and juicy bouquet of violet and bergamot. Seductive heart notes of coffee are joined by vanilla and patchouli to warm the senses with an opulent embrace.
Oriental fragrances for men
A sophisticated scent that is exotic, warm and enveloping, suitable for both women and men.
Inspired by the plains of Western Australia, this fragrance features notes of fiery saffron and pepper which are tempered by the sweet Turkish rose heart. White sandalwood and amber round up this fragrance and provide a warm and comforting base.
A charming and mysterious fragrance for the confident, modern day man.
Full of surprises, this cologne for men opens with spicy accords of cardamom, pink pepper and violet leaves. Sage forms the aromatic heart while smoky vanilla merges with sugar coated chestnuts to bring elegance and charm to this men's perfume.
You are earthy, grounded and curious by nature. A woody perfume complements your vibe. You set your own goals, meet them and live freely.
Woody notes on their own are powerful, command attention, and are best suited to night time. What they are blended with will influence how else the best earthy perfumes can be enjoyed.
If mixed with fresh or floral-fruity notes, they beautifully suit daytime or summer. If woody notes are blended with oriental notes, they are best worn to command attention at night time.
Best Woody Perfume for Her
This stunning fragrance epitomises luxury, sophistication and freedom and is our pick for the best woody perfume for her.
It captures the essence of adventure with the Mirabelle plum which brings an unexpected and bright sophistication that gives way to the sensual davana heart. Oak moss rounds up the base with a soft and creamy richness.
An award-winning blend of rare red and black berries with deep undertone, much like a fine wine.
This handcrafted fragrance opens with rich and rounded berries that are underpinned with sensual iris that will enchant your senses. White oud and black woods bring sophistication and depth to this fine fragrance.
This NEW fragrance by Narciso Rodriguez was released in 2020 and magically reflects a woman's radiance.
It has a sultry and vibrant vibe that is created by warm amber accords that are interlaced with exotic floral notes of frangipani and ylang ylang. Vivid notes of cedar wood and casherman bring luminosity and depth.
If good mood had a scent, this is what it would smell like. This floral-woody fragrance is an ode to the pleasures in life.
Vibrant flowers and zesty citrus bring instant joy while creamy sandalwood wraps around you like a soft embrace. A whisper of musk creates a moment of tender serenity.
Best Woody Perfume for Him
Launched in 2020 for the modern gentleman. Givenchy Gentleman reflects what it means to be a modern man - gentle yet strong, passionate and sophisticated.
The journey begins with spicy black pepper and coriander which give way to warm cacao and elegant iris. Woody notes of sandalwood captivate your attention with a sensual grace to enhance the sensory experience.
This woody perfume for him is full of character and charisma and suits the man who is strong and disciplined.
It opens with a hint of Mediterranean freshness from Calabrian bergamot, fig and grapefruit which bring joy. Heart notes of patchouli, black pepper and incense bring sophisticated masculinity before drying down to reveal the warm and tender musk and saffron base.
Launched in 2020 for the man who is confident in his strength and in his tenderness, Dior has redefined the portrait of a modern man with this scent.
This enveloping woody fragrance leaves a memorable impression. It features vibrant notes of Atlas Cedar which intrude upon the consciousness, while warm cashmere wood mingles with spicy accords to leave a sensual imprint that lingers.
This elegant woody-fresh fragrance is a surprising fusion of opposites and is inspired by the refined man.
It opens with dazzling notes of citrus and grapefruit, interlaced with mysterious notes of cardamom. Underneath the citrus and spice is a grounding heart of lavandin and earthy vetiver, which gives way to a sensual base of warm tobacco and grey woods.
This woody perfume inspired by the Boronia flower from Bruny Island, Tasmania,and is truly one of a kind./p>
It celebrates spring in Australia and features luxurious and enchanting swirls of fresh floral notes from Boronia absolute, jasmine sambac and ylang ylang.
Blackcurrant and mandarin bring joyous fresh notes while sandalwood, vetiver, amber and musk add longevity and depth.
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