Scent Apprentice is your guide to all things scented. We’re here to answer every question you might have had about perfumes. Want to know how many sprays of a fragrance to wear, or how to wash perfume out of your eyes? Or are you just curious about where perfume comes from and how it’s made? No matter what you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered - from how-to guides, lists and reviews of the top fragrances on the market, or answers to your burning perfume questions.

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Narciso Rodriguez Bleu Noir Eau de Parfum Review

“Blue” fragrances are all the rage these days. Between Dior’s Sauvage and its many iterations, Chanel’s Bleu de Chanel, YSL Y EDP, and Dolce & Gabbana’s K and Light Blue (among many others), the blue fragrance marketplace is crowded to say the least. Almost every major designer house has released their own take on the…

Guerlain Santal Royal Review

The French heritage perfume house Guerlain is no stranger to incredible scents. Founded in 1828, nearly two hundred years ago, Guerlain has created some of the most iconic and enduring classics in all of French perfume history, including such staples as Jicky, Shalimar, Mistsouko, Vetiver, Habit Rouge, and many, many more.  Of course, a lot…

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What Fragrances Does BTS Wear?

BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013. The group consists of seven members: Jin, SUGA, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. They’re known for their energetic performances, catchy music, and meaningful lyrics, which often touch on themes of mental health, self-love, and social issues….

The Most Expensive Perfume In The World – Spirit of Dubai 

شموخ or Shumukh (Shoe-mookh) in English translates to ‘Deserving of the Highest.” It is precisely that.  Sheer skilled artistry has created a magnificently decorative piece of perfumery history. One that is to be shown off for its utterly eye-catching lavish construction.  The finest of jewels and gemstones are encrusted into materials of striking gold, silver & leather….

13 Perfumes That Smell of Cotton Candy 

Did you ever get Cotton Candy at the county fair when you were a kid? The smell of that sugary goodness wafting through the air and the way it stuck to your fingers as you tried to pull it apart. There’s nothing quite like it. It’s no wonder we grew up associating Cotton Candy with…

What Perfume Does Lana Del Rey Wear?

New York native Lana Del Rey first rose to popularity in 2011 with her most ‘stanned’ debut album, Born to Die.  The enigma that is Lana Del Rey has become an icon in her own right as a musician in the past decade of her reigned fame.  Her breathy classical voice overlayed on alt-pop tracks in…

Why Perfume is Called ‘Toilet Water’

Why perfume is called toilet water may have been a thought that grazed your mind wondering about department stores or maybe even while you were sitting on the Toilet.  You may think in disgust that, just maybe, Toilette was possibly made with toilet water way back when or perhaps a weird translation issue, but why…

What Are Aldehydes In Perfume?

Ever read the ingredients on the side of a boxed perfume bottle or do an internet deep-dive on perfume notes, and Aldehydes pop up as one of the ingredients? You may be wondering, is it an extract? Completely synthetic? A type of chemical? You’d be right on any presumptions, as Aldehydes can be made in…