Sunday, October 14, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Jessica McClintock - L'Air du Temps

Jean Patou
Jessica McClintock. The first Jessica McClintock women’s perfume was launched in 1988. The name sake women’s fragrance, designed by Roure Bertrand Dupont, was a light twist of lemon citrus, basil, rose and jasmine. Notably, the fragrance was not licensed to a fragrance or cosmetics company, but instead produced by the company itself.

Jil Sander No. 4. The Jil Sender No 4 perfume was created in 1990. Composition opens in roses along with floral notes of geranium, fresh fruity peach, plum and bergamot notes interlaced with air anise. Heart is floral due to the notes of rose, violet, jasmine, tuberose, heliotrope and ylang-ylang; aromatic due to tarragon, myrrh and nutmeg. The rich base is also made out of various components: amber, sandalwood, oakmoss, patchouli, vanilla, musk, coriander, civet, cedar and tonka bean.

Jimmy Choo. In the early 1990s, a shoemaker named Jimmy Choo, who operated out of the East End of London, caught the eye of several celebrities, including Princess Diana. After several years of mounting notoriety, he launched his first perfume for women. In 2001, Jimmy Choo released its first, self-titled women's scent. Boasting sweet toffee caramel and Indonesian patchouli notes, this fragrance placed the fashion house into the global fragrance realm.

Joop. Joop! was launched in 1987. Joop is a long lasting fragrance so you will get the best bang for your buck, according to lifelong users. he nose behind this fragrance is Michel Almairac. Top notes are aldehydes, coriander, fruity notes, bergamot and lemon; middle notes are orange blossom, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley and rose; base notes are sandalwood, tonka bean, amber, patchouli, musk, civet, oakmoss, vanilla and cedar.

Joy. Joy by Jean Patou is packed with floral notes. Released in 1929, Jean Patou set out to make the most elegant floral fragrance possible, by doubling ingredients and going bold with florals. Joy was created as a reaction to the 1929 Wall Street crash, which had diminished the fortunes of Jean Patou's wealthy American clientele. Despite its elevated price and the depressed economic environment, Joy became a success and has remained Jean Patou's most famous fragrance. Joy is composed primarily of a combination of jasmine and rose; 10,000 jasmine flowers and 28 dozen roses are required to create 30ml of the parfum, contributing to its high retail price, but when you buy it from us, it’s the same price as all the rest!

Juicy Couture. The Juicy Couture line of fashion developed its first women’s perfume in 2006. Juicy Couture is a lovely floral fruity fragrance designed by Harry Fremont. The top notes reveal the pleasant freshness of watermelon, mandarin, pink passion fruit, green leaves, water hyacinth and marigold flowers. The heart brings with it charming notes of tuberose, lily, and wild rose, while the base unites notes of caramels, powdery vanilla, creme brulee, patchouli and woods. The fragrance is truly multifaceted—light yet not naive, fresh but not in the just-got-out-of the-shower way and sexy without being too suggestive.

Knowing. Knowing by Estee Lauder is a sophisticated and elegant fragrance. When on a holiday trip in the south of France, Evelyn Lauder, was intrigued with a floral scent that wafted through the garden below her balcony. She searched for the source and found that it was the pittosporum flower, which she immediately knew could be the floral center of a wonderful fragrance. Knowing became that fragrance, with top notes of Rose, Tuberose, Mimosa, Plum and Pittosporum. Middle Notes include Jasmine, Patchouli, Orange Flower and Base Notes:
Oakmoss, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Amber.

L'Air du Temps. L'Air du Temps was created in 1948 by Nina Ricci. The timeless fragrance Ricci house became and remains until today one of the greatest fragrance creations. L'Air du Temps was created due to the great passion of the Nina Ricci's son Robert for fragrances and the art of the master perfumer Francis Fabron. The fragrance was launched after the World War II, in 1948, and the dove on the top is a symbol of peace. The floral-spicy note of the carnation is in centre of its composition. Bergamot and rosewood support the development of the carnation theme, refined with the notes of rose and jasmine. Violet and iris give a powdery nuance, and create a harmony with the woodsy notes of cedar and sandal, while sensual musk and amber add the final feminine accord to the composition.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Happy - Jean Paul Gaultier

Happy. Happy is Clinique’s best selling fragrance. A hint of citrus. A wealth of flowers. A mix of emotions. Clinique's best - selling women's fragrance interplays fresh, vibrant notes - ruby red grapefruit, bergamot - with soft, sensual ones - Hawaiian wedding flower, spring mimosa. Wear it and be happy.

Happy Heart. Happy Heart by Clinique is a Chypre Floral fragrance for women. Clinique Happy Heart 2003 was launched in 2003. Clinique Happy Heart 2003 was created by Christophe Laudamiel and Olivier Polge. Top notes are mandarin orange, cassia and cucumber; middle notes are carrot and water hyacinth; base notes are sandalwood and white woods.

Heavenly. Heavenly for women by Victoria Secret is luminous and sensual, Dream Angels Heavenly glows in luxurious warmth. White musk, sandalwood, vanilla and white peony. It’s a strong scent so moderation is key.

Hugo. The HUGO Woman fragrance is for women who are independent and live their life on their own terms. A feminine, floral, fruity fragrance with an unexpected boyish twist. Notes of heady white lilies, crisp apples, subtly sweet peaches and berries are combined with black tea, creating a feeling of fresh sensuality. A hint of ocean air revitalizes the senses and strikes a perfect balance for the modern sophisticate.

Hypnotic Poison. Mysterious and mesmerizing, extravagant and bewitching, Hypnotic Poison is a magic potion for modern times. Audacious and profoundly feminine, the fragrance is an unsettling harmony, a fusion of contrasting olfactory facets.

Intuition. Intuition is by Estee Lauder. Intuition is spicy oriental fragrance with warm golden amber in the centre. The top notes bring freshness of mandarin, bergamot, grapefruit and green garden notes. The heart unifies gardenia, freesia, and Chinese rhododendron. The base follows with amber.

Island Kiss. Escada Island Kiss is a fragrance inspired by Caribbean beach, fragrant coasts, salty air and lush notes of fruit and flower. This fragrance, created in 2004, was inspired by the lush warmth of the Greek Islands. Island Kiss blends exotic floral scents of white flowers, magnolia, hibiscus and passion flower with the sweet fragrances of red fruits, mangoes and oranges.

Jadore. Jadore by Dior is a beautiful blend of floral orchids, violets, roses and blackberry musk creates a sensual aroma that will bring excitement to your everyday activities. Introduced in 2000, this fragrance for women is the perfect addition to your daytime routine. Spray it into the creases of your arms before you leave to conduct an important meeting at work and enjoy a luscious scent that will last throughout the day.

Jean Paul Gaultier. Jean Paul Gaultier’s original perfume was launched in 1993. Now, it is called Classique and comes both as eau de perfume and eau de toilette. In the top notes delicate rose scent is spiced by fresh anis. Middle notes combine sweetness of orange blossom and exciting ginger, a powerful aphrodisiac. Vanilla and sensual amber gently embrace in the base.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Glow - Hanae Mori

Glow. Glow by Jennifer Lopez started the trend of celebrity fragrances. Glow iis very sophisticated, very clean and includes notes of citrus fruits, sheer florals, vanilla and musk.

Good Life. Good Life by Davidoff is recommended for casual use. Good Life is a refreshing, oriental, floral scent. It's fragrant nature explores essences of tuberose, plum, carnation and jasmine. Blended with notes of honey, vanilla and sandlewood.

Green Tea. Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden is a very unique citrus fragrance. Top notes are rhubarb, mint, orange peel, bergamot and lemon; middle notes are carnation, musk, jasmine, oakmoss, white amber and fennel; base notes are caraway, amber, musk, green tea, jasmine, cloves, oakmoss and celery seeds.

Gucci. Gucci for women is a subtle fragrance. Many users say it’s not a long lasting scent, making it perfect for short lunch dates. Introduced in 2007 as a signature fragrance, Gucci brings together an invigorating blend of iris, thyme, musk, cumin and citruses to create a balanced fragrance that attracts positive attention.

Guess. Guess is both sweet and sexy. A juicy tangerine and green apple note introduces an absolutely feminine heart of dewy freesia, pink peony and delicate muguet. Accents of peach and red fruit vibrate through the blend. Absolutely chic and radiant, the drydown of cedar wood and amber provide texture while soft skin-musk enhances depth and sensuality.

Guilty. Guilty by Gucci is defined by a signature Fougère accord of Geranium usually found in men's scents. With the richness of amber and the fresh femininity of lilac, the fragrance speaks to the bold. It awakens the senses with a daring edge of sexiness and sensuality that is Gucci.

Halle. From actress Halle Berry, Halle is a modern and sensuous woody oriental with a heart of luminous mimosa and top notes of pear blossom, bergamot, and fig leaf.

Halston. Launched in 1975, Halston is one of the best selling perfumes for women and this is the signature fragrances for women for over 40 years. Halston by Halston for women is a feminine, fresh, woody, mossy and alluring fragrance that is classified as a chypre floral fragrance that is a classic perfume for women that fuses fresh green accords with melon and peach, fresh bergamot and a rich floral heart fuses fresh green accords with melon and peach, fresh bergamot and a rich floral heart perfume notes.

Hanae Mori. Hanae Mori was launched in 1995. The eponymous feminine creation boasts a decadent collection of aromatic notes and a signature Oriental flair. Jasmine adds a heady and seductive floral note to sweet, luscious fruit essences of blackberry, blueberry, wild strawberry and black currant. A splash of this enticing women's fragrance sweeps you away to a world of exotic fantasy and romance.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Fifth Avenue - Glamorous

Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue is a perfume launched in 1996 by Elizabeth Arden. New York’s 5th Avenue is a world-renown street, a popular symbol of luxury and style. Fifth Avenue was a fragrance created to capture the extravagance of one of the world’s most famous streets. Top notes include linden blossom, magnolia, lilac, mandarin and bergamot. Bulgarian pink violet, ylang-ylang, jasmine, peach, carnation and nutmeg are the heart notes. At the base are notes of amber, sandalwood, iris, vanilla and Tibetan musk. It’s the perfect choice for any woman with a sense of style.

Flowerbomb. Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf is, as the name implies, a flowery fragrance. More aptly, Flowerbomb is a floral explosion that will awaken the senses and give the impression of being in a flowery summer garden. Top notes include Osmanthus, tea and bergamot. At its heart Flowerbomb has notes of jasmine, African orange flower, orchid, rose and freesia. At its base is notes of musk and patchouli.

Freedom. Freedom for Her by Tommy Hilfiger was launched in 1999 at the height of Hilfiger’s popularity. Freedom is a floral green fragrance that was created by a duo of Annie Buzantian and James Krivda. Lily of the valley, ginger, jasmine and melon are all featured in this popular perfume.

Gio. Gio was launched by Giorgio Armani in 1992. Gio is named after the nickname that was given to Giorgio Armani by his friends. Unpredictable, tender and innocent are all combined in this complex fragrance. Top notes of tangerine, peach and rosewood are complemented by floral middle notes of gardenia, white flowers and tuberose. The base rounds out the complex fragrance with vanilla, amber and sandalwood.

Giorgio. Self titled Giorgio by Armani was launched in 1981 by the popular fashion designer. Giorgio is sharp and bold with timeless femininity. Giorgio is a floral fragrance built around jamine, orchids, and gardenia and enhanced by chamomile, peach and apricot. Giorgio is perfect for the day or evening wear.

Glamorous. Glamorous is a perfume launched by Ralph Lauren. Created by Harry Fremont in 2001, the perfume defines the style and glamour of the modern woman. Glamorous is aptly-named because it includes many rare and elegant fragrances. Top notes of rose, arum lily and clementine combine with Kona Plumeria flower and Casablanca white lily, tuberose and lily. Siam tree, cashmere and vetiver are the base notes of this truly unique fragrance.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Escada - Fidji

Continuing our look at the designer type perfumes we offer:

Escada. Escada is a luxurious and truly feminine fragrance. Elegance is at the forefront of all of their fragrances and it’s original scent, more than 20 years old, is still immensely popular. Escada is a great springtime scent for those looking to change things up after a long winter.

Estee. Estee, by Estee Lauder was launched in 1968. Estee is a straightforward floral fragrance with top notes of coriander and jasmine. Heart notes of rose, muguet, lily and carnation and base notes of sandalwood, amer and oakmoss round out this timeless classic. As with most fragrances from the late 60s/early 70s, it’s rather prominent. Estee is great for the outdoors, but not for the office.

Eternity. Eternity by Calvin Klein was launched in 1988. Klein designed the fragrance as a tribute to his wife and their marriage. Eternity is a green and citrus fragrance with notes of carnation and spiciness. At its base is musky notes, pink sandalwood and powdery heliotrope.

Euphoria. Euphoria is another fragrance originally developed by Calvin Klein. Launched in 2005, Euphoria became instantly popular among those who love fruity perfumes. Euphoria is aptly named, as the fragrance is very luscious and luminous with rose tip, Japanese apple, black orchid, amber, black violet, red woods and green leaves as its main notes.

Fame. Fame by Lady Gaga was launched in 2012. Gaga’s first fragrance is a collaboration with her own fragrance company in France (The Haus Laboratories Paris) and the well-established Coty. A combination of atropa belladonna, tiger orchid, apricot, honey, incense and saffron are the main notes of Fame. While Lady Gaga has said the fragrances is intended to smell like an “expensive hooker” the more appropriate description is a mysterious, dark scent that is perfect for night’s on the town.

Fantasy. Fantasy is another perfume developed by a pop star. Fantasy was launched in 2005 as Britney Spears’ second fragrance. Fantasy is woody-oriental with notes of kiwi, lychee, jasmine, white chocolate and quince, with a very sweet cupcake accord. At its base is woody and creamy musk notes.

Fendi. Fendi was founded in 1925 as a boutique in Rome that specialized in leathers and furs.  The first Fendi fragrance was launched over six decades later, in 1985. Fendi keeps the spirit of the original company alive, with top notes of leather, sandalwood, musk, amber and rose. Fendi is a great dynamic perfume for date nights.

Fidji. Fidji is another classic perfume, launched in 1966 by Guy Laroche. Fidji isn’t as prominent to the nose as some other fragrances of the time. It’s a playful daytime fragrance with a blend of hyacinth with lemon, rose, carnation, jasmine and bergamont. Fidji is the perfect every day perfume to splash on before everyday activities.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Dolce & Gabbana - Envy

Resuming our continuing series on the designer type perfumes offered by Scents Unlimited!

Dolce & Gabbana. Dolce & Gabbana has a number of fragrances in its' collection. The original Dolce & Gabbana perfume, as well as many of the more recent creations are all about luxury. Dolce & Gabbana perfume is a timeless fragrance that blends with the seasons and fashion trends.

Donna Karan. Donna Karan introduced the first perfume of many in 1992. The original Donna Karan celebrates the power of femininity. A scent meant to uplift women, Donna Karan is light and airy with blends of Haitian vetiver and sandalwood with refreshing orange blossom. Donna Karan's original perfume is a great fragrance in casual and elegant environments.

Dune. Dune by Dior is a great choice for nature lovers. Dune takes you to open fields where the flowers are in full bloom, or a walk along the ocean. Notes include lily, peony, amber and lichen. This perfume, while invoking the outdoors, is great for allergy sufferers. It's a subtle scent that will work well in an office setting as well.

Echo. Echo by Davidoff was launched in 2004. Echo is a blend of woodsy fragrances and spices. Spicy notes of cedarwood, pepper, and nutmeg are offset by earthy sandalwood and pimento. A little Echo is always a great idea just before your next romantic night out!

Ed Hardy. Ed Hardy is not thought of as a women’s brand of anything. It’s most notable contribution is shirts for young men. However Ed Hardy’s first try at a women’s perfume offers a few pleasant surprises. Launched in 2008, Ed Hardy is a pleasing fragrance that has fruity top notes of apple, mango, red grapefruit, and strawberry. Other top notes include watery muget, linden blossom, musk, warm amber, tonka bean, and vanilla puddin. Ed Hardy is great for time with friends and works well in the office. If you're looking for a subtle scent, you'll love it!

Elle. Elle, by Yves Saint Laurent, was developed by famed perfumers Jacques Cavallier and Olivier Cresp. Elle was launched in 2007 and includes top notes of peony, lychee, citrus and citron. Middle notes include jasmine, rose, red berries, freesia, black pepper. Base notes of patchouli, vetiver, woody and ambrette combine to round this complex fragrance.

Emporio Armani. Emporio by Giorgio Armani was introduced in 1998. Notes of fruit, jasmine and heliotrope blend with lower notes of cedar, vanilla and musk. Emporio is best worn in the evening.

Envy. Envy was created by Gucci in the late 1990’s. Envy evokes that first scent of the spring, a breezy afternoon that says goodbye to winter and hello to rebirth. Popular perfumer Maurice Roucel created this perfume with top notes that include sweet jasmine, pomegranate and pineapple. Crisp pink pepper and smooth teak wood combine to balance this breezy fragrance that is perfect for everyday use.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Cristalle - Diva

Cristalle. Cristalle was created for Chanel by the legendary perfumer Henri Robert. If you love the outdoors, you will love Cristalle. It opens with a fresh citrus, however don’t underestimate it’s middle notes of honeysuckle, jasmine and iris. If you’re looking for a scent that will take you to the French countryside, Cristalle is your choice.

Curve. One of Liz Claiborne’s most popular fragrances, Curve is a popular daytime wear. Curve is a blend of citrus, water lily and sandalwood. Curve is an uplifting fragrance, the perfect pick me up for those ho-hum days.

Curve Crush. Curve Crush is a 2003 update of Curve by Liz Claiborne. Soft and flirty, Curve Crush is a floral, fruity fragrance that celebrates the innocence of a first love. Curve Crush is the perfect anytime or signature scent, because it’s clean and fresh and won’t overpower. Celebrate your fun personality with this popular perfume!

Daisy. Simple and charming is the best way to describe Daisy by Marc Jacobs. It’s top notes include strawberry (yum), violet and jasmine. Daisy is another popular creation of Alberto Morillas, a perfume that is uplifting and pure. Daisy is unique with wild berries and yet makes the perfect everyday scent.

Daisy Dream. From Marc Jacobs, Daisy Dream swaps the strawberry for blackberry. Daisy Dream is more light than the original Daisy, with other top notes including pear and grapefruit. It’s a fragrance that lingers, with finishing notes of white woods, coconut and musk. Daisy Dream will draw them in and invite them to stay.

David Yurman. David Yurman’s self-titled original fragrance will last all day long and attract many positive compliments. Those who become fans are those who struggle to find a signature scent. Launched in 2008, David Yurman’s top notes include mandarin, currant leaf and petals. With middle notes of floral and musk.

Dazzling Gold. Dazzling Gold was created by Estee Lauder in 1998. Although lavish, Dazzling Gold is an excellent choice for office-workers. It’s refreshingly flowery, with top notes of passion flower and fig leafs, raspberry and apple. Dazzling Gold is a great all seasons perfume and a scent that holds in any occasion.

Dazzling Silver. Who says silver isn’t as good as gold? Estee Lauder proves it with Dazzling Silver, released along with Dazzling Gold in 1998. Dazzling Silver, like its sister scent is another great option for the office. Dazzling Silver is a blend of summery flowers, lily and green florals. Sub notes of ginger and amber provide an elegant touch.

Desire. Desire, by Dolce & Gabbana, is described by many as a sexy scent for the winter months. Its top notes include mandarin, lychee, bergamot and lily of the valley. Jasmine, caramel and plum make up the middle notes. Desire is rounded off with bottom notes of sandalwood and musk.

Diva. Diva is the first perfume for women by Emanuel Ungaro. The popular French designer launched Diva in 1983. Created by Chanel perfumer Jacques Polge, Diva shys away from the definition of prima donna. Instead Diva the perfume embraces the Italian definition of the word, “goddess.” Top notes of rose and citrus dominate this classic fragrance. Fleshy bottom notes of vanilla, iris and sandalwood help finish this fragrance nicely.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Perfume Glossary: CK Be - Covet

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Continuing our in-depth look at the designer type perfumes offered by Scents Unlimited:

CK Be. Calvin Klein introduced Be in 1996. Perfect for the daytime, CK Be is both light and unisex. Light and fresh and perfect for a breezy spring afternoon. CK Be is a blend of musk, sandalwood, peach, magnolia and mandarin. It’s a consistent that will become your favorite!

CK One. One by Calvin Klein is the perfect fragrance compliment for the zen. Launched in 1994, One has top notes of pineapple, mandarin orange, papaya, bergamot, cardamom and lemon. Like Be, One is a unisex cologne. It’s note in history is that it was the first very successful unisex fragrance in the United States.

Coach. In 2007 Coach ventured into the fragrance world, and has become a popular scent for millions of women. Coach is a great scent for the free spirit. Coach is most-widely described as “Downtown chique” that opens with a bright raspberry. Middle notes of Turkish rose and a seductive musk base give this popular scent contrast.

Coco. Coco was created by perfumer Jacques Polge and launched by Chanel in 1984. Coco is a mysterious blend that includes top notes of Tunisian Orange Blossom and Sicilian Mandarin and a vibrant, woody trail.

Colors. Colors by Benetton Perfume is a diverse and exotic fragrance. Spicy lovers will love top notes of Egyptian sage and Israeli basil and combine nicely with neroli, passion fruit and French hyacinth. Colors is a truly unique fragrance that stands completely on its own.

Contradiction. Contradiction, launched by Calvin Klein in 1998, is a perfect choice for the modern, urban woman. Contradiction opens with top floral notes including: jasmine, rose and lily of the valley. Contradiction is both comforting and addicting and the best choice for making a good first impression.

Cool Water. Cool Water for Women was launched after the instant success of the male version. The women’s fragrance, created by Daffidov and made its debut in 1996. Cool Water will take you to summer days at the beach, with pineapple, quince and melon as its top notes. Cool Water is a great summer scent when you need a burst of cool droplets of water in the humid air.

Covet. Covet is the most popular perfume from the Sarah Jessica Parker collection. Covet was launched in 2007 and was an instant success, garnering praise from industry experts for its boldness and reservation. Designed for vibrant, upbeat women, Covet is spicy but not overpowering. Covet is a wonderful blend of sweet and savory, with top notes of green mint, Sicilian lemon and lavender with middle notes of magnolia, honeysuckle and lily-of-the-valley, combined perfectly with base notes of musk and cashmere wood.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Chanel #19 - Cinnabar

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We’re continuing our series of blogs that looks at the designer type perfumes we sell. Get in depth on some of these timeless fragrances!

Chanel #19. Chanel #19 dates back to 1971, introduced in part to celebrate Coco Chanel’s birth date of August 19th. Henri Robert, who started creating perfumes in 1925 was the master behind this scent, the second last in his lineage. Chanel #19 is a fragrant blend of galbanum, neroli, jasmine, rose, iris, bergamot, lily of the valley, sandalwood, musk and leather. Think the deep woods in late spring.

Chanel #5. One of the oldest designer type fragrance that we offer. Chanel #5 is the first perfume launched by Coco Chanel. The fragrance, born on May 5, 1921, Chanel #5 paid homage to the “flapper” generation, a liberated fun woman who was well ahead of her time. Coco Chanel grew up under strict care from nuns and loved the free spirit of the flapper. The fragrance has lasted almost a century and remains popular due to its sensual blend of jasmine, neroli, May rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang and vanilla.

Charles of the Ritz. Charles of the Ritz was created in 1977 for women and is often hard to find. Charles of the Ritz is an Oriental Floral fragrance with top notes of pineapple, orange blossom, aldehydes and lemon, with middle notes of carnation, lilac, jasmine, and others. Base notes include cinnamon, musk, vetiver and cedar. It’s the perfect spicy and floral combination!

Chloe. Chloe was first introduced in 2007. It’s the perfect mature, but still casual scent. It’s complexity comes from blends of rose, amber, lily of the valley, magnolia and a cedar wood base. The perfect afternoon wear, Chloe is best for dates outdoors and a casual meeting with friends.

Ciara. Ciara was created by Revlon in 1973. Often described as a merry scent, Ciara is a breezy mix of lemon, neroli and bergamot at it’s top. Middle notes are more floral with jasmine, iris, ylang-ylang and palisander.

Cinnabar. Cinnabar is a popular choice from Estee Lauder. New York Magazine ranked it as the best vintage perfume. Cinnabar was created in 1978 and one of the reasons why the experts still love the fragrance is warm, but mysterious. It’s a spicy scent with top notes of jasmine, orange flower and tangerine; middle notes include clove, muguet and lily; at it’s base Cinnabar has notes of Olibanum, sandalwood and patchouli.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Burberry Brit - Chance

Learn about a few of the designer type fragrances we sell here:

Burberry Brit. Burberry Brit offers a slight twist on the original Burberry fragrance. Brit, created by Nathalie Gracia-Cetto in 2003, embodies the British individualism. It’s playful and charming fragrance with notes of Italian lime, pear, almonds, peony, vanilla and tonka bean. It’s soothing and unique while not deviating from what made the original Burberry a star.

Calyx. Calyx was created by Prescriptives in 1987. It’s a fruity fragrance created by Sophia Grojsman. A blend of fruity tropical bouquets are the star of this fragrance, including guava, papaya and passion fruit. Middle notes includes floral jasmine, marigold and freesia. Calyx is a popular daytime fragrance for many women.

Carolina Herrera. Carolina Herrera was born into a wealthy Venezuela family in the late 1930’s. She began showing up on best-dressed lists in the 70’s and decided to turn some of her wealth and influence into fashion-related ventures. Introduced in 1988, Carolina Herrera’s first fragrance is a lively blend of apricot, orange blossoms, Brazilian rosewood, bergamont and crisp green notes. It’s a jaunty fragrance, the perfect accent to your feminine appeal.

Cartier. Cartier is an elegant fragrance first launched in 1981. It’s amazing Cartier, launched in 1847 waited over 130 years before creating it’s first fragrance. The French fashion house made it well worth the wait. Balanced by sensual vanilla, Cartier is a very green fragrance, highlighted by notes of galbanum. Jasmine adds the right amount of freshness.

Cashmere Mist. Cashmere Mist by Donna Karan is an excellent choice for date night. Cashmere Mist was designed to seduce the senses with a combo of Moroccan jasmine and lilly of the valley at the forefront. It also includes warmer undertones of amber, sandalwood and musk. Like Cashmere this fragrance is gentle, but very inviting.

Casmir. Casmir by Chopard was launched in 1991. It’s a sharp, oriental and woody fragrance. Woodsy sandalwood and patchouli are the top notes, with sub-notes of fresh citrus, peaches and melons. Casmir is a great casual wear fragrance!

Casual. Casual was created for Paul Sebastian in 1995. A traditional fruity and floral fragrance, Casual’s top notes include lily of the valley, jasmine, rose and citrus. Middle notes are very fruity and tonka bean helps bring Casual together at the base. Casual will take you to a spring garden in no time.

Celine Dion. Celine Dion created her first fragrance to build on her popularity as a singer, and capitalize on the trend of celebrity perfumes. Launched in 2003, Celine Dion is a dewy perfume, perfect for cheerful and passionate women. Top notes of floral and warm amber, musk and woody blends very well. A refined blend, Celine Dion is best for special occasions.

Champagne. Champagne was created in 1993. Another hit by Sophia Grojsman, the name was changed to Yves Saint Laurent because of legal issues with French producers of the sparkling wine that didn’t want to share the name. Much like the beverage, Champagne is a scent that is bubbly and sparkles. Champagne is a sharp floral and fruity fragrance with top notes of nectarine, anise, otto rose, blue rose, oak moss, patchouli and vetiver, just to name a few.

Chance. Chance is a sensual and fresh fragrance from Chanel. It’s light but full of energy that evolves to create new and unique moments. Chance is a spicy floral perfume with a refined blend of jasmine and citrus as its star components. Chance is great for professional women to wear throughout the day.

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Perfume Glossary: Blonde - Burberry

Continuing our glance at some of the discount fragrances offered by Scents Unlimited in our perfume and personal care products:

Blonde. Blonde was launched by Tiverton in 2012. It's top notes consist of a welcoming-blend of sweet and summery. It includes fresh mandarin and floral notes. Middle notes consist of flowery orchid and rose, along with jasmine and plum. It's a long lasting fragrance that lends well to the summer months.

BLV. BLV for women, by Bvlgari is a passionate contradiction of hot and cold. First available in the early 2000's in Italy, Americans took quickly to BLV in the first half of the century. It's top note of ginger plays well with sensual vanilla, wisteria and sandalwood. We love it in our all-natural lotions.

Bombshell. Bombshell was created by Victoria's Secrete in 2010. Perfect for exotic adventures, Bombshell contains all the fragrances of the islands, like passion fruit, Shangri-la peony and vanilla orchid. Looking for the perfect fragrance for a date night on a tropical vacation? Make sure to pack Bombshell.

Bora Bora. Bora Bora was created by Liz Claiborne in 2003. It's an excellent casual perfume with top notes of pink peppercorn, sand accord and tropical mango. Bora Bora is enticing and hypnotizing without over-pretentiousness.

Boucheron. Boucheron, originally launched in 1988 remains popular as a symbol of traditionalism, elegance and splendor.  Boucheron is a French family dynasty that has been known all over the world for its jewelry and fragrances since the 1850's. The Boucheron fragrance was inspired by the art of Parisian goldsmiths from the Palace Vendome. It's top notes are both floral and spicy, with a thin, opulent base.

Breathless. Breathless is another popular fragrance originally launched by Victoria's Secret in 2003. Annie Buzantian, who studied French perfumery lends her expert nose to this popular fragrance. The main notes in Breathless include sandalwood, mandarin orange, and neroli.

Burberry. Burberry is a very popular line of fragrances for both men and women. The original Burberry, launched in London in 1995 is a simple, yet charming fragrance perfect for city living. It's top notes are an enticing fresh burst of fruits, including peach, pears, apricot and black currants. Sharp notes of jasmine in the middle is finished with sandalwood and cedar. Frenchman Michel Almairac helped develop this timeless scent.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Perfume Glossary: Be Delicious - Black Pearls

Continuing our look at some of the designer type perfumes that we offer! Learn more about these popular scents and give a few a try today:

Be Delicious. Be Delicious from DKNY is a clean and fruity fragrance. Its top note of apple is augmented with rose, cucumber, white lily and orchid. It's a modern, warm fragrance designed to awake the senses with a refreshing tone. An excellent every day perfume.

Bijan. Bijan, from Bijan Pakzad (with a collaboration from Peter Bohm) was launched in 1986. The Iranian designer, who focuses mainly on men's fragrances created something truly unique for women. A lot of Persian and Middle Eastern notes, led by top notes of orange blossom and ylang-ylang. Ylang-ylang is a tropical fragrance, its trees from Indonesia. Its scent is believed to be an aphrodisiac, uplifting the emotions and fueling sexual desire.

Bill Blass. Shoe and handbag designer Bill Blass created his fragrance in 1978 and it continues to be a popular choice among women of all ages. Bill Blass has top notes of pineapple, for a refreshing beginning. Other top notes include cinnamon, green notes, galbanum, hiacynth, bergamot and geranium.

Black by Kenneth Cole. Black by Kenneth Cole for women was launched in 2004, in honor of the brand's 20th anniversary. Black for women is a sophisticated and refined fragrance. Perfect for elegant nights, but with a touch of white flowers perfect for daytime romps. Its burst of citrus, florals, sandalwood and a subtle  note of sandalwood makes it the perfect evening wear.

Black Cashmere. Black Cashmere was launched by Donna Karan in 2002. Black Cashmere is a spicy, woody fragrance that works best during the colder winter months. According to Karan, the inspiration for Black Cashmere was to be "dark and mysterious," with a "rich texture." Top notes include saffron, carnation, red and white pepper and intermingle with woody sub-notes.

Black Orchid. Black Orchid was created by Tom Ford as a luxurious and rich scent. Tom Ford combines a modern fragrance with timeless appeal with warm florals that include notes of orchid, incense, patchouli and sandalwood.

Black Pearls. Black Pearls by Elizabeth Taylor was launched in 1996. Black Pearls has top notes that are woody, powdery, and combined with white floral notes combine with the sweetness of amber. A great every day perfume, Black Pearls is youthful and fresh while mature and refined at the same time. It's complexity is surprisingly sweet and fabulous. 

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Perfume Glossary: Anne Klein I - Beautiful

Perfume Glossary
We're continuing a look at the designer fragrances that we sell in our perfumes, soaps, lotions and more! While the descriptions are of the original perfumes designed by their respective manufacturers, we encourage you to try your favorite in our formula, made with the same quality and care!

Anne Klein I. The first perfume offered from Anne Klein is a white floral. Launched in 1984, Anne Klein I's top notes of aldehydes, galbanum, bergamot and at it's heart is jasmine, orchid and fruit. It a very refreshing perfume, feminine and best for daytime wear.

Anne Klein II. This is a fragrance that can't be purchased new in its original form. Anne Klein II, launched just a year after it's debut perfume, was created by Yves Tanguy. It's top notes are peach, rose and lemon, much different than the white floral notes of the original. But at it's heart, like I is jasmine. It's a sweet (with vanilla), inoffensive scent perfect for the office.

Armani Code. Code from Armani was introduced in spring 2006. Code is perfect for a romantic night with someone you care about. Sexy, fresh and feminine, Code is a blend of blood orange, ginger and pear sorbet, for a truly unique scent. Code is alluring with notes of lavender honey, vanilla and precious wood.

Attraction. Attraction is a perfume from Lancome, developed in 2003 by Daniela Andrier and Christian Biecher. Attraction is a floral, sophisticated fragrance perfect for any romantic evening. Attraction is a luxurious blend of woody and floral fragrances. It's notes include iris and patchouli. Iris is one of the most elegant ingredients, and the most costly, with specialized care. Top notes of gardenia and heart notes of orange blossom, jasmine and base notes of cedar and musk, among others, combine with iris to created a unique scent.

Bal à Versailles. Bal à Versailles was first launched in 1962, making it one of the oldest perfumes that we offer. It's stood against increasing competition over the decades because of it's soft, sweet spices. Created by Jean Desprez, lower notes of musk create an enticing fragrance that is best worn in the evening. It's the perfect perfume for a night at the opera, or a dinner party with friends.

Beautiful. Beautiful from Estée Lauder is marketed as the “fragrance of a thousand flowers.” A thousand might be a stretch, but Beautiful, developed by Evelyn Lauder was meant to be a fragrance that stood out. Beautiful is a feminine and rich blend of rose, lily and orange flower. It's not a bright citrus undertone with warm woods. If you're looking to make a splash Beautiful is the perfect choice.

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Perfume Glossary: Amarige-Angel Innocent

Perfume Glossary
We’re continuing our look at some of our popular discount fragrances that we offer, with a description of the original names. Note: All names and copyrights are property of the original owner. However we encourage you to try our version. We bet you don’t notice a difference!

Amarige. Amarige is French for “Mariage,” and this perfume is aptly named. Think of the most beautiful flower you’ve ever smelled, and that is Amarige. It’s intense, but happy and breezy. It’s flowery notes are created of mimosa, neroli, tuberose, gardenia and acacia with a gourmand hint of black currant. There’s also a woody base of amber, musk and sandalwood that gives this perfume it’s warm feeling.

Amazing Grace. Amazing Grace by Philosophy is a citrusy blend of orange, grapefruit and bergamot. Sub notes include jasmine and rose. And at it’s base, Amazing Grace is musky. Reminiscent of Envy by Gucci, this is a great fragrance for warmer climates and seasons.

Amor Amor. Amor Amor by Cacharel was created by Laurent Bruyere in 2003. Bruyere left this world in 2008, at just 43 years old. It’s amazing to think of the work he did in his short life, the pinnacle, in our opinion is Amor Amor. Bruyere developed the scent with Dominique Ropion as an ode to young love. Amor Amor is floral, fruity with notes of nectar. The main notes are very citrusy (pink grapefruit, blood orange and mandarin), however you’ll love how well the citrus works with other vanilla notes.

Anais Anais. Anais Anais was the first perfume ever developed by Cacharel, in 1978. This white floral fragrance has stood the test of time and lasted almost four decades as one of the most popular fragrances for its fresh, ultra-feminine appeal. Think of Anais Anais as a romantic bouquet of flowers. It’s an intensive floral blend led by orange blossom and complimented perfectly by a blend of sweet rose, delicate white lily and jasmine.

Angel. Angel is a perfume by French designer Thierry Mugler. Sexy and glamorous, Angel is an Oriental vanilla fragrance, created by Mugler in 1992. It’s romantic while being uplifting, rather than subtle and sexy. Angle features sweet coconut and flowery jasmine opening that drifts into a heart of yummy honey before a spicy finish of patchouli and bergamot.

Angel Innocent. Angel Innocent is an updated version of Angel by Mugler. Introduced by Mugler in 1999, Angel Innocent is the perfect daytime spritz. While the original Angel is wonderful for date-night, Angel Innocent is the perfect perfume for the modern working woman. Angel Innocent features an intriguing mix of honey and fresh almonds combined with exotic fruits and a rich musk and amber scent.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Perfume Glossary: 212-Allure

perfume glossary
Scents Unlimited offers discount perfumes in most popular choices. These perfumes, typically referred to as knockoffs or designer types, are not the originals, but we encourage you to try to tell the difference! We offer dozens of discount perfumes in our colognes, soaps, lotions and more! To help you choose the right fragrance for you, from time to time on our blog we will give you descriptions of the name-brand versions of the types we sell.

212. 212 was created by Carolina Herrera, a Venezuelan-American fashion designer. She has personally worked with first ladies, from Jacqueline Onassis to Melania Trump. 212 is a blend of soft white flowers and is the perfect summer cologne choice.

273. 273 is a creation of Fred Haymen for Women. It's a more refined scent, launched in 1989. It's a flowery blend of gardenia, exotic fruits, soft amber and sandalwood. It's a great choice for an evening out.

Acqua di Gio. Acqua di Gio by Giorgio Armani is available for both men and women. The women's scent is a blend of floral and aquatic notes. Created in 1994, Acqua di Gio combines lilac, bergamot and peony notes, but sweet pea jasmine shines as the star of the scent.

Acqua di Gioa. Acqua di Gioa, also by Giorgio Armani, is an updated version of the above scent. Created in 2010, Acqua di Gioa is the perfect choice for women in harmony with nature. According to Armani, the scent is inspired by the villas of Pantelleria and Antigua, where nature restores the body and soul.

Addict. Addict by Christian Dior has been a popular fragrance since 2002. It's rich and sensual, creating a free and youthful feel. It's a lively blend of vanilla, white floral and balsamic woody notes. You will make a striking impression with this fragrance.

Alfred Sung. Sung by Alfred Sung was created in 1986 but still feels as fresh over three decades later. It combines citrus, green florals and woodsy notes for the perfect daytime scent.

Alien by Mugler. Alien by Mugler for women, created in 2005, is often referred to as an elixir of femininity. It's a calming scent, blended with wood and soft flower notes. It's top notes of Indian jasmine will comfort and delight.

Allure. Allure by Chanel is a great every day fragrance. It's fresh and citrusy with floral notes. It's a solid, clean fragrance that is one of the most popular among women looking for a solid perfume.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

8 Favorite Lipstick Shades

Best Lipstick Shades
For many women lipstick is the only makeup must. National Lipstick Day is coming up later this month (July 29th) and in honor of celebrating all-things lipstick we're highlighting a few of our favorite shades to help you pick out the best shade for your lips!

1. Dior Addict in Riviera by Dior. The perfect color for summer! Dior's orangey red color has both warm and cool undertones, so it works well for most complexions.

2. Audacious Lipstick - Anita by NARS. InStyle voted this shade as its "Best Lipstick 2017" and for good reason. Audacious is satiny and seductive. Perfect lipstick shade for date nights.

3. Desert Suede by Dose of Colors. Looking for the perfect fall shade? Think Desert Suede. It's an expensive looking shade for about $18, which makes it one of our best buys as well!

4. Burnt Orange by Marc Jacobs. If this summer is all about brighter formulas, Marc Jacobs' Brunt Orange is going to be the hot, cool trend the rest of the year. It's not as vibrant as most orange shades, but it's subtle and just as necessary.

5. Amorous by MAC Cosmetics. Amorous is one of the most popular lipstick shades by MAC. It's formulated to showcase the lips and is a popular pick by most people with darker skin tones.

6. Saint by Limecrime. An L.A. based cosmetics retailer, Limecrime has gained national attention with Saint. It's so bold it will take your breath away. With its cranberry shade, Saint is a must to make a statement. And Limecrime makes all vegan, cruelty free cosmetics.

7. Velour Lovers Lip Colour by Laura Mercier. Pick your favorite shade! Velour Lovers gives you lots of options and all work the best in the spring.

8. Coral Pink In Matte. It's a general shade that you can find by most cosmetics. We wanted to highlight this general shade as a great choice for the fair-skinned. It will give you a natural look and is a great choice if you're fair-skinned and looking for an everyday shade.

So flaunt your favorite color this July 29th to celebrate National Lipstick Day, or use a new shade to make a bold statement. For more beauty tips and to view all of our personal care items follow Scents Unlimited on Pinterest!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Best Scents for Dates

Best Scents for Dates
There's no doubt that scent plays a significant role in the rules of attraction. Whether it's a first date or your 100th, you want to smell your best. What you wear may depend on the type of date you're going on. But one thing is certain, finding the right scent to bring out your natural pheromones will make sure that your date will come back for more!

Believe it or not, science has studied what scents men like. According to those studies, men love sugary scents that smell sweet, but not sour. So the best fragrances you should be wearing are those rich is fruity notes. We have a few original fragrances, like Cool Citrus, or Pomegranate Mango that would be the perfect spritz before you head out on the town.

The location of your date should dictate the scent you choose. If you are going to a public place, like a sporting event, play or indoor concert you should opt for a more subtle scent. Anything with softer floral notes are usually the best options. A lavender scent or even vanilla keeps that sweet smell guys love, without overpowering a room.

If you're going on a date in an open area, like the beach or park for a picnic, you have more options to be bold. Remember if you're going to the beach, less is more since you'll be wearing suntan lotion. But a nice spritz of an apple scent is a great way to grab the attention of your date. Feel free to use more if your beach trip is a nighttime walk, rather than an all-day event.

If you are going on a romantic dinner date Curve is one of the best scents to wear in a restaurant. It won't overpower the smells of a romantic dinner, either. Curve is full of sensual florals which is perfect for a restaurant setting. Glamorous by Ralph Lauren is another great option for a date night involving food because of its rare and beautiful flowers like arum lily, tuberose and ginger.

Staying in for a romantic night? If you're having a night in with your significant other you should be as bold as you want to be. Show your man/woman who you are by being yourself. Romantic nights in are perfect to throw out all the advice and go with your favorite fragrance. If you are just getting to know someone, you'll want to let them know who you are. And how you smell is a part of your personality!

Scents Unlimited has the perfect scent options for your date night, at a fraction of the cost, without a loss in quality. Before your date, browse our store online for the best scent for your night out. For more information and beauty tips, follow us on Facebook.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

6 Tips for Soft Skin in the Summer

6 Tips for Soft Skin in the Summer
Summer is just around the corner. As the kids wrap up school we turn our attention to vacation time. And summer is obviously the most popular time to get a tan! Spending time outdoors is so necessary this time of the year. But it's the warmest months when we completely lose track of keeping our skin healthy. Moisturizers aren't just for the winter months! The summer heat and blazing sun can do a lot of harm to our skin, so use these tips to keep your skin soft and hydrated this summer:

1. Drink water. The most important thing you can do for your skin, next to suntan lotion, is to keep yourself hydrated. Many of us may want to enjoy an adult beverage (or several) during a vacation or at an outdoor concert, however staying hydrated will keep your skin soft. Lots of water, especially if you plan on being out in the sun for long periods of time.

2. Use a lighter moisturizer. You don't need to go as heavy in the summer as you do in the winter. While summer can do it's damage, it's nothing like the brutal winter months. Don't over-do your moisturizer in the summer. Gels are best to use in the summer because of the high water content in them.

3. Use the night to your advantage. Dermatologists say that night time is the best time for your skin to repair itself. Give it some help with a serum that will lock in the moisture. Elle has a good list of 10 options that will give your skin the recovery it needs during the night.

4. Opt for colder showers. The summer heat is a great time to skip your hot showers. If you've been outside all day a colder shower will refresh your body. Plus, hot water is more damaging to the skin.

5. Apply the right amount of sunscreen. We all know sunscreen protects our skin from cancer and burns that will dry out the skin. Must most of us aren't using enough of it. Experts recommend you apply two tablespoons of sunscreen to your face every two hours that you are outdoors.

6. Use gentle cleaners. In the summer we tend to overcompensate for the extra oil our body produces by scrubbing with too many cleaning products. But using a mild foaming cleanser will get rid of the excess oil without taking away too much of the skin.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Hair Stylists Secretes

April marks National Hairstylist Appreciation Day. The day to celebrate those pros who work to make us look fab is technically April 30th but we thought it would be nice to dedicate some extra time to showing our appreciation for these talented artists. A hair stylist is someone who makes us look good, and feel good. The best hair stylist will push us to change our look once in awhile, to dare to be daring.

Believe it or not being a professional hair stylist is not an easy task. It takes a lot of schooling, training and natural talent for someone to become a hair stylist. And it's their little tricks that make us so beautiful that make all the difference. In honor of National Hairstylist Appreciation Day we wanted to highlight a few little-known hair secretes that stylists will use to make us look our best.

One of the things that a hair stylist will tell us is they are using “lightener” or “decolorizer” when we ask for the dark color to be removed from our hair. But, it's always bleach. Call it a marketing trick, but hair stylists found out years ago that people will be less paranoid about the chemical if it has a different name.

We've also heard from hair stylists that a mix of hot and cold during a blow dry will keep the style longer. Keep the brush wrapped around the ends of your hair for about 5 seconds and let cool air pass into your roots. First blow dry your hair on high temperature then set the blow dryer to medium to keep the hair in the best possible shape longer. Speaking of temperature, according to hair stylists, you should have a curler and/or blow dryer that has at least three different temperature settings.

Some secretes we know hair stylists keep, but may actually save you money when you visit them. Sometimes salons will offer discounts if you book on certain days (avoid Saturdays for best service). They may even give you a deal if you get a cut and color together. Doing both together saves time and could save you a quarter of your bill.

Make sure when you've found a good hair stylist that you treat them as well as you want to be treated. It only takes one bad experience to know how invaluable the good stylists are. Tip them well (they keep track) and make sure to keep your appointments. And sometime this month thank your hair stylist for all the work he or she does to make you feel and look good!

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

14 Must Items for Your Handbag

must items for your handbag
Whether you carry a purse or handbag, they can fill up quickly. If your handbag looks like it could fill a suitcase we're here to help! Here are a few must items that you should carry with you at all times:

1. Hand sanitizer. Those little travel bottles of hand sanitizer is the perfect way to keep yourself protected from getting sick.

2. Blotting papers. They're absorbent small sheets and can help you remove any excess oil or shine. They're a good at removing sweat as well!

3. Mints. Whether it's a big business meeting or a date, appearance doesn't mean much if your breath stinks. Keep some mints handy to keep your breath fresh.

4. Small perfume bottle. A small perfume bottle is a must for any woman on the go. It's a great way to freshen up if you don't have time to go home in between meetings.

5. Stain-eraser pen. These little miracles are relatively new to the market. Trust me as someone who travels and eats on the go, they will remove a coffee or food stain with ease and keep you looking your best.

6. Your lipstick. Emergency lipstick will make sure that your face's focal point is on point at all times.

7. Safety pins. Safety pins are a great go-to if a button comes off or a seam rips.

8. Tissue. You should have tissue, especially during the winter months (or allergy season) to keep the red nose away!

9. Ibuprofen or aspirin. Buy a travel bottle of ibuprofen or aspirin  for those moments when headaches come out of nowhere.

10. A mirror. It's easy to find a public bathroom or somewhere with a mirror. But why take the risk? A small travel mirror takes very little space in your handbag or purse and can help with touch-ups anytime.

11. Pads. During that time of the month, pads are key, especially if you are traveling.

12. Mace. Mace or pepper spray, unfortunately, should be considered a must. Protect yourself and give yourself piece of mind by having a way to fight back at your fingertips.

13. Lotion. For those times when your hands need a little TLC.

14. Flash drive. Have backups of your work files on a flash drive. If you have a presentation and you forget your laptop (or it doesn't work) you can pull it up on a flash drive and not miss a beat!

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