Find a Fragrance for Your Mood - Fragrance - iVillage Beauty

You've probably heard of the aromatherapeutic benefits of essential oils. But if you've ever applied an essential oil to your skin, you know it doesn't last. The good news is that your perfume -- which is longer lasting and usually contains many notes -- can also affect your mood. Here are some suggestions for fragrance mood-boosters below:


To help relieve stress:

Look for lavender, vanilla, bergamot notes:

  • Amour de Cacao by Comptoir Sud Pacifique
  • Cote D'Azur by Banana Republic
  • Day by the Gap
  • Vanilla Field's by Coty


To energize and uplift:

Look for green, citrus, grapefruit, lemon, pine notes:

  • Cool Water for Women by Davidoff
  • Tommy girl by Tommy Hilfiger
  • Nautica Woman
  • Eau Parfumee Extreme by Bulgari


To feel more sensual:

Look for musk, sandalwood, amber or jasmine notes:

  • Allure by Chanel
  • Jivago 24K by Jivago
  • Grand Amour by Annick Goutal
  • Melennia by Avon


Because iVillage Beauty members love them:

Check in with our Fragrance Divas board to find out what women are wearing and loving right now. And let them know which perfumes make you feel good.

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