How to Choose a Natural Perfume for your Valentine

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“And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for a while, 'cause you're amazing, just the way you are." - Bruno Mars (Just The Way You Are)

With Valentine's Day around the corner, we wanted to help you to choose a natural perfume for the one you love. 

We know that choosing perfume for someone else can be tricky! And we want to help you to make a BIG and wonderful Valentines moment with your chosen natural perfume for your valentine. 

Here are our super-sleuth steps to ensure maximum success! Easy, quick and fun! And it is the same steps if you are choosing for your man or your woman, love is love right!


Does your loved one mention what smells they love? For instance is it citrus (oranges and lemons), floral (flowers), woody (earth and rain) or even more spicy (incense and exotic aromas)? 

If you know, then head to our website and hover over Women in the top menu, you will see a drop down menu where we have categorised our perfumes i.e. Sweet, Citrus, Floral, Woody, Oriental. Under each, we have described in more detail what these scents are. 

And for men, head here to find our range.

If you don’t know what smells they love…’s time to find out!

  • Smell their current perfumes and essential oils they like to use.

  • What scent is their deodorant, shampoo and other personal care items? Is there a common scent to them that they love? Fresh, rose or vanilla perhaps.

  • Casually ask them….and remember what they say!

  • Ask their friends and family that they are close to.

  • Check their social media feeds and see if there are any clues there eg: perfumes they mention, posts about smells they love! Um….it’s not stalking if it is for LOVE, right! 


Find out the name and brand of the current perfume they wear, or used to wear and loved. Then Google that perfume and find out it’s scent composition. We used Hugo Woman for this example:

For Women

Hugo Woman Hugo Boss for women

The opening of apple, cyclamen, melon, papaya, peach and Aglaia Odorata are transparent and succulently fruity. The heart is sweet and warm, composed of jasmine, lily and orris. Base notes sandalwood, amber, vanilla, cedar and resin. 

Then you can head to our website here and type in the search bar one of the notes - for instance Sandalwood, Vanilla - this will list all the perfumes that have Sandalwood or Vanilla as an ingredient. 

These 2 scents have Sandalwood and Vanilla and could be a replacement for Hugo Boss for Women

One Seed - Freedom eau de parfum

Amacyn - I am Kind

And for Men -

Tom Ford for Men

Top notes are ginger, mandarin orange, lemon leaf oil, basil, bergamot and violet leaf; middle notes are tunisian orange blossom, pepper, tobacco leaf and grapefruit blossom; base notes are amber, virginian patchouli, oakmoss, vetiver, cedar, leather and cypriol oil or nagarmotha.

A replacement could be:

One Seed - Slow Fire

Dior Homme by Christian Dior

Top notes are lavender, sage and bergamot; middle notes are iris, amber and cacao; base notes are vetiver, patchouli and leather

A replacement for this scent could be:

Amacyn - I am Wealthy

This is what we do when we are asked to match natural perfumes to mainstream perfumes for customers who need assistance. You can email us and ask for our help with this too! 



Maybe they haven’t used a perfume in a while because they have suffered from numerous side effects of the cocktail of toxic ingredients that are in mainstream perfumes. If this is the case, then we would recommend choosing one of the many MINISETS that are on offer. These Discovery Minisets are a great way to try a few different scents and decide which one they prefer. You can then ask them to choose their favourite, and purchase that full size from us as a lovely follow up Valentines gift. You can find our full range of MINISETS here.


You could just ask them to check out our website by sending them this link - - we have created a quiz to find their REAL Signature Scent - our customers love this feature! They choose, you purchase and we wrap it up and get it to you pronto! 

We have a choice of spray perfumes, perfume oils or attars. 

The One Seed range has a spray perfume that can be spritzed in the morning with a matching roll-on for their handbag, to reapply during the day. 

Spray Perfumes - Amacyn & IME

Perfume oils - Serene, Melis and Attars, Walden

And for our men’s range….

Head here for men or unisex to search all our men’s scents

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