Escentual’s genius way to choose your perfume without going in store

Online shopping has become the norm this year, and even though many high street stores reopened back in June, many of us still feel far more comfortable buying from the comfort and safety of our sofas.

Which is all well and good, until it comes to shopping for fragrance. No matter how detailed the description online, there’s just no way of knowing if a perfume is right for you until you’ve smelt it on your skin.

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That’s why the #EscentualScents sample pack on is flying off the (virtual) shelves – it’s a collection of nine perfume testers for £10 which you’ll get to redeem against your choice of fragrance in the pack. The clever pack was launched after a survey of the brand’s Instagram audience found that 69 per cent had been finding it challenging to shop for fragrance blindly, while 100 per cent said they wanted to buy sample packs before committing to purchasing the full size scent. Et voilà, the carefully curated samples of nine scents – spanning from spicy and woody to sweet and fresh – from some of the best performers in the beauty bizz, such as Acqua di Parma and Bvlgari.

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#EscentualScents Sample Pack, £10, Escentual

Here are the exact sample sachets of product included in the set:

            Moschino Toy Boy Eau de Parfum Spray 1ml

            DSquared2 Red Wood Eau de Toilette Spray 1ml

            Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male Le Parfum Eau de Parfum Intense Spray 1.5ml

            Paco Rabanne 1 Million Parfum Spray 1.5ml

            Acqua di Parma Colonia Futura Eau de Cologne Spray 1.5ml

            Coach Dreams Eau de Parfum Spray 1.2ml

            Bvlgari Man Glacial Essence Eau de Parfum Spray 1.5ml

            Calvin Klein Eternity Eau Fresh Eau de Parfum Spray 1.2ml

            HUGO BOSS BOSS Alive Eau de Parfum Spray 1.2ml 

There you have it, a simple solution to shopping for fragrance online.