Fragrance Gift Guide: Buy The Perfect Scent This Holiday With These Expert Tips

black-woman-perfume-hypehairIf you’re running around in search of the perfect last-minute gift, look no further than fragrance.

For the holiday season, Elizabeth Arden and television host and fashion expert Louise Roe team up to dish on the best scents for your giftee’s personality. “I absolutely love gifting fragrance. The way our skin reacts with scent provides a one-of-a-kind result on the wearer, that is totally bespoke to them!”

So it’s the perfect gift and instinctually custom made, so how do you go about picking the perfect scent? “Selecting fragrance is very intimate and really an expression of one’s personality and style,” notes Roe, whose first book Front Roe dives deeper into the concept. “In order to select the best fragrance to gift, it’s important to draw inspiration from the characteristics and tastes of the intended wearer.”

We made things a bit easier for you this year. Equipped with the expert tips and knowing that all fragrances derive from different families of scents –aromatic, citrus, floral, chypre, Oriental (musks), leather, and woody–here’s the ultimate fragrance gifting cheat sheet.

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