Giving the gift of fragrance as a Christmas gift is welcome to most people. Almost every woman loves to receive her favorite perfume as a gift. This is something husbands often give their wives for Christmas.
Choosing the Right Fragrance
Choosing the right fragrance for a man or woman causes you to have to consider many things. The first thing to consider is the types of scents a person likes. For the gardener in your life the ideal perfume choice would be one that smells like roses, violets or other flowers. If you have a rugged man in your life, look for a scent that gives off a woodsy outdoors type of scent. It is important to give someone the right perfume because the wrong one can turn him or her off. Shy away from citrusy scents if you know your loved one prefers perfume with a subtle scent as opposed to a bold one.
Shop the Sales
Acquiring your loved one’s favorite scents can be stressful on your wallet. If you plan to give this type of gift, be on the lookout for sales that will give you a brief opportunity to pay a lesser price. If there is one near you, outlet stores are also a good place to find the right scent for your loved one without breaking the bank to do so. Generic versions of more expensive fragrances can also be a good alternative. The gift recipient will still receive the fragrance they love and you will not be paying extra for a well-known brand name.
Salespeople love to spray shoppers with whatever scent they have been told to push to customers interested in purchasing. Be careful that you do not go home smelling like what you purchased if the person you are giving the perfume to lives with you. This will be a giveaway that you have purchased for them and will spoil the surprise later on. Also, avoid going home with a sample of the scent, which some stores will give out to try to entice you to buy it.
Look For Gift Sets
Usually during the Christmas season, certain fragrances will be sold in gift sets. If the recipient really likes the scent, you are giving them they will likely appreciate the aftershave and/or bar soap included in men’s gift sets and the lotion or bar soap included in women’s gift sets. These add to the gift your recipient will get from you and gives them even more ways to use their favorite scent.
Giving fragrances as a Christmas gift is a popular choice for people of all ages and from all lifestyles. Everyone wants to smell good and you usually cannot go wrong giving someone his or her favorite scent as a gift. As long as you pick a scent, you know they will like, you are almost guaranteed to please the recipient. It is likely fragrances will continue to be a popular gift.