Perfumers and fragrance connoisseurs perfumes usually grouped in eight different families, according to the bouquet of each perfume and shades of the notes included therein. Generally, a perfume lovers can find others in the same family of fragrances also to their liking, which allows them to vary within a range of similar perfumes.I
The family of the Hesperides. It is citrus aromas, major components of eau de toilettes and colognes, everyday use. Within this family we can find a subfamily called aromatic, where citrus is influenced by other aromatic notes such as tarragon, mint, rosemary or thyme.I
Cyprus. Born from the success of Coty 1917 "Chypre" originates from this perfume around a family of fragrances that tried to imitate him. His spirit consists of notes of oak moss, patchouli and bergamot. There is no way to describe this type perfumes. They have a personality that is imposed by own weight and easily distinguished.I
Floral. This family of fragrances is perhaps the most populous. The floral notes unleash perfumers to create the most diverse fragrances, from greens, until light and youthful fragrance.I
East. Amber is the note that distinguishes this group of perfumes. Gives warmth and sensuality unmatched tempered by hints of vanilla, precious woods and other plant species to compose perfumes identify sensual and feminine women.I
Aromatic family. This family is almost exclusively aimed at men. Lavender, rosemary, sage, thyme, law, and some citrus fruits are those given the male character to this branch of perfumes. Enduring fragrances, refer to the forest and the sea, marking ends as man's personality.I
Family of wood. The warm and dry notes moderate the heart of this family of fragrances. It can be spicy, musky or water, as well as aromatic, or reminiscent of Cyprus. Cedar, vetiver, patchouli, sandalwood make distinctive fragrances that leave their mark on the use. It is difficult to find a perfume having only woody notes. Usually this olfactory family well with the rest of the families, composing unforgettable perfumes, with spirit, with its own weight.I
We will have to try to find out what the family that best identifies us, and find that special perfume that leave our footprint wherever we go.