5 Reasons Why You Should Wear Perfume


Perfume is a fantastic cosmetic and everyone should have at least one which they apply in their daily routine. If you do not like perfume then it is understandable why you may not want to wear it. However, if you are thinking about finding the right one for you, here are 5 reasons why you should!

It Gives a Great First Impression

One of the most pleasant things you can experience in a conversation is someone who smells nice. Even walking past someone on the street who has a nice perfume will make you turn around to see where they are going.

If you want to be memorable, for example if you are going for an important interview, a carefully selected perfume might be exactly what you need.

It Can Be Therapeutic

Depending on the ingredients, perfume can act as a form of aromatherapy. Popular scents include notes like lavender and citruses like orange. These are all key ingredients used in aromatherapy oils. By choosing a perfume based around one of these ingredients, you can begin to train yourself to relax when you smell it. This could lead to a whole host of helpful mindfulness techniques.

It Makes You Feel Confident

Just like when you step out in your favorite pair of shoes, the perfect perfume will make you hold your head up high and feel ready to take on the world. The right scent can be implemented as part of your daily routine to get you ready for the day. With it on your side, you will begin to feel more confident and ready for anything life may throw at you.

It Says Something About Your Personality

Favorites say a lot about who we are as people; whether that is our favorite tastes, fabrics, books or movies. The same can be said for scents. Lovers of floral perfumes might be very elegant and classic while a muskier perfume might belong to a powerhouse of a businesswoman who is not afraid to go after what she wants. Use the perfume as an extension of your inner self and you will notice certain aspects of your personality stepping forward.

It Adds a Final Touch to a Look

It might seem unusual to combine the sense of smell with the sense of sight but the perfect perfume will truly pull together a look you are aiming for. A sweet bride might choose something light and formal while a hostess might reach for a citrus scent to perfectly compliment her dress for the summer barbecue she is hosting.

No matter what the occasion might be, there is always going to be a way to elevate your overall appearance and presence through the use of perfume. If you have not tried tailoring your fragrance to the occasion you should definitely try it. You might find yourself very pleasantly surprised by the outcome.

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Dr. Jade Marie Tomaszewski is a pathologist-in-training at McGill University, where she also did her degree in MSc Pathology. She obtained her medical degree (MD) from the University of the Philippines, after completing a BSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. In her (little) spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, curling up with a book and a large mug of tea, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen. You can follow her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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