Fragrance is part tangible science, part elusive magic. Scents contain many complex ingredients and elements working together to chemically create something beautiful and luxurious.
When you begin to unlock some of the wonderful hidden intricacies of scent, you can use fragrances to enhance your daily life. Your personal fragrances, room diffusers and room sprays can work together to enrich your experiences and improve your mood.
But how do you begin tapping into the power of scent?
Firstly, get to know which family you favour. Fragrances are divided into four main olfactory families – Oriental, Woody, Fresh and Floral. These families group scents together based on their similar characteristics. (If you would like to know more about each fragrance family, you can read our in-depth piece which focuses on each subcategory and its key ingredients.)