First-time perfume buyers in India gets surprised to know that there are perfumes for men and women are separate? Many people wonder it is some kind of marketing gimmick. But the reality is different, yes there are perfumes different for both men and women.
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In India, women wear flowers like Rose or Jasmine. This simple thing shows flowers and floral scents are closely associated with women than men. So this thing shows floral scent family is for women and not for men. The general thumb rule is feminine fragrances are associated with women, and masculine fragrances are related with men. Apart from that, there are few fragrances which are cross oven - can be used for both men and women too.
The suggested fragrances are mention below for both the genders in a nice table. Apart from that, there are unisex perfumes also available.
|Men||Aromatic, Citrus, Oriental, Woody|
|Women||Floral, Citrus, Chypre, Oriental|
Ideally, you cannot decide this just based on fragrance family, as we have said there are definite crossovers. For example, citrus is suitable for both men and women. The best thing to do is look for product description. In Flipkart or Amazon they are clearly marked as men or women. Not only that you can select the perfume type for men or women from the left side checkboxes as well. If you are shopping offline, you can ask the helper boy for the specific gender. If you are still confused, there are unisex perfumes also available in the market.