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      How to shop for perfume | Life Pharmacy

      Buying perfume or cologne can be a daunting task. With so many types of fragrance, perfume brands and scents available it can get overwhelming very quickly. Understanding the fragrance notes you find most appealing gives you a good head start in shopping for a new perfumecologne or aftershave.

      Fragrances should complement the personality and style of a person, or – if looking at home fragrance – the personality and style of the surroundings. To test how a particular perfume or cologne smells on you, it should be sprayed on the wrist and allowed to mingle with your own natural scent for a few seconds. 

      The amount of oil in a perfume determines whether it is classed as an eau de parfum, an eau de toilette or an eau de cologne, and as such how long the scent will stay with you. For help in choosing the right type of fragrance, with the right notes for you, just ask at your local Life Pharmacy.



      Life Pharmacy is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. We have everything from fragrance to first aid, make up to medicines, skin care to sun care, test kits to tanning products. Life pharmacy online brings your pharmacy to you.

      Shop NZ customer favourites such The Ordinary, Antipodes, Trilogy and keep your health and wellbeing on-track with Go Healthy, BePure, Livon, Optifast and Otrivin. Don’t forget to shop our top beauty brands including Clinique, Estee Lauder, Benefit, Elizabeth Arden, Clarins and Shiseido.

      Looking for in-store pharmacy services like passport photos, ear piercing or the morning after pill? Find information here about Life Pharmacy in-store services and then use our handy pharmacy finder to find a Life Pharmacy near you.

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