A Pro Perfumer Shares Her Tricks to Creating a Signature Scent
Finding a signature scent is something we recommend every woman does at least once in her lifetime. (Even if you're the type who'd rather build a fragrance wardrobe than rely on just one.) Say what you will about the confidence-boosting powers of makeup, skincare and hair products, there’s something uniquely special about leaving a trademark trail of perfume in your wake.
Most would opt to hit the shops to find their perfect ‘fume, but we think there's a case to be made for DIY. To that end, we reached out to Almira Armstrong, creator of chic luxury lifestyle brand Lumira, for the how-to. In her words: "If you’re yearning for a scent not another soul will have—and have smelled your coveted Gypsy Water ($254) on one too many passersby—craft one."
Keep scrolling for Armstrong's 6 steps to creating a signature scent.