Whether you want to sharpen your focus, chill out after a long day or ignite your romantic side, your nose knows how to help in surprising ways. Put the power of perfume to use and track your scent with this guide.
If You Want to Feel Energetic
Opt for a citrus fragrance–think bergamot–which research has shown has a stimulating effect. The aroma of jasmine is also effective in sharpening focus–which in turn sppeds up reaction times and improves performance.
One to Try: Avon Luck for Her eau de parfum, $30 for 1.7 oz.; avon.com.