Beauty Picks

6 unique scents that make you smell good

These fragrances may sound quirky, but they’re really not that strange at all
 

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While there’s nothing wrong with loving a scent that everyone else loves, there’s also nothing quite like an off-the-beaten-path fragrance that makes you feel special. Etat Libre d’Orange offers fragrances with interesting notes you don’t usually find in a perfume and makes them smell so good. The Parisian perfumery offers 30 fragrances, and their top 10 best-selling eau de parfum scents are available for $220 each, at Escentials. Here’s what we love from the selection.

 

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1. Dangerous Complicity

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… smells sweet on skin – like a mix of a floral perfume and a spicy, musky scent. The initial strong scent fades quickly to a subtle, pleasant one.

 

2. Remarkable People

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… is a fizzy-citrusy scent at first whiff; the curry note (which isn’t overly prominent) with pepper gradually leaves skin smelling spicy-woody.

 

3. Like This

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… initially smells like spicy ginger with floral and citrusy notes, then gradually fades to what smells like ginger snaps.

 

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4. La Fin du Monde

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… smells sweet like popcorn, with a hint of smokiness.

 

5. Putain des Palaces

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… smells like a leather biker jacket sprayed with a powdery-spicy floral perfume.

 

6. You or Someone Like You

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… has a fresh scent that smells of cucumber, mint and lemon water – like a mojito.

 

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A version of this article first appeared in the January 2018 issue of Her World magazine.