4 Perfume Alternatives For Girls Who Hate Heavy Fragrances But Still Wanna Smell Delicious All The Time

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If you just didn’t get it when your middle school friends began dousing themselves in Victoria’s Secret Love Spell and a whiff of your coworker’s Chanel Coco Mademoiselle makes you feel faint, you're not alone. Many girls just aren't the perfume-wearing types, despite your favorite fashion magazine's best efforts through its seemingly endless scented advertisements. No matter how many of those little white tester sticks you spritz at the perfume counter at Nordstrom, you'll likely never find a scent you really love — and that’s okay, because there are plenty of perfume alternatives out there waiting for you to sniff.

So what's a girl to do when you start to think that you’ll never have your very own signature scent? Luckily, there are a number of creative alternatives to traditional perfume that are lighter, more natural and less likely to cause a day-long headache. From essential oils to body mists and even DIY fragrances that you can mix in your own kitchen, these smart, smell-good ideas will help you to forget pricey perfumes once and for all.

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