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How to Choose the Right Perfume or Cologne for You

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CHOOSING A PERFUME IS TOUGH, BUT THE EXPERTS ARE HERE TO HELP YOU FIND A FRAGRANCE THAT YOU’LL LOVE FOR YEARS.

Whether you’re a fragrance fanatic or you’re new to scents, finding a fragrance you love can be a daunting experience. When you approach a fragrance counter, the only information you can garner about any of the scents in front of you is how the bottle looks, which, of course, tells you nothing. You’re often left to sniff a few selections from hundreds of available bottles with the help of an overbearing salesperson, who is usually no help at all.

A scent you love can truly become a part of you, an extension of yourself. But how do you find

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