Your Favorite Aroma: What Does It Say About You?
Your favorite family of aromas or essential scents can tell a lot about your personality–or that of your friends. This simple little quiz can give useful information about all of you! Are you the outdoorsy type? Is your best friend a romantic? Do you have an adventurous streak? And what colors, gemstones, flowers, activities, and images will be appealing to you or your friends?
Take the quiz and find out!
Which aromas appeal to you most? (You may find you like more than one grouping):
A fresh air, sea spray, citrus fruits
B old English roses, walking through a flower shop, scented candles
C cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, lichens, and moss
D a walk through the woods, linens drying in the breeze
E apple pie, birthday cake, fresh peaches, violets
F incense, gardenias, and night-blooming jasmine
G blackberries, fragrant wood burning, lilies, narcissus
H freshly mown grass, juicy oranges, hyacinths, ocean air
I raspberries, tuberose, old books, leather
If you chose A, you are a sporty, outdoorsy type.
Images: Sailing on azure seas under a brilliant sun. Munching crisp apples by a lake covered in water lilies. A nest of robin’s eggs in a green, leafy tree.
Flowers: Hyacinth, water lily
Colors: Robin’s egg blue, butter yellow, fresh lime, apricot
Gemstones: Peridot, aquamarine
If you chose B, you are a dreamer.
Images: Bouquets of fresh flowers scenting the air. Roses releasing their perfume as honeybees whirl about. Sweet, juicy melons. Lilacs blooming over a porch railing as you rock in the warmth of a summer day.
Flowers: Stephanotis, orange blossom, sweetheart rose
Colors: Blushing pink, misty blue, mint, lilac
Gemstones: Pink, green, and watermelon tourmaline
If you chose C, you are independent and unconventional.
Images: A mossy glen, secluded, filled with ferns and woodland flora. Lichen-covered stones beside a crystal stream. At home, spiced cider by a crackling fire of aromatic cedar wood.
Flowers: Carnations, chrysanthemums, poppies
Colors: Camel, aubergine, moss, acorn
Gemstones: Smoky topaz, amber, carnelian
If you chose D, you are outgoing, sociable, and energetic.
Images: An herb garden filled with tantalizing scents and tastes. Lavender spikes perfuming the paths with their delicious, spicy aroma. Strawberries and cream.
Flowers: Lavender, scented geranium
Colors: Sunset, teal, caramel, hunter green
Gemstones: Coral, jade, malachite
If you chose E, you are a romantic.
Images: A rock garden of violet and lilies of the valley. Delicate sweet peas climbing a trellis. Tea and petit fours, sun warmed peaches and sparkling champagne in crystal flutes.
Flowers: Sweet pea, lily of the valley, violet
Colors: Rose, periwinkle, celadon, peach, ivory
If you chose F, you are sensual, self-assured, and fashionable.
Images: The enveloping scents of tuberose and gardenia filling the velvet night. Mellow pears, the smell of autumn, candlelight. Ruby cabernet swirling in a goblet accompanied by rich canapés.
Flowers: Gardenia, heliotrope, tuberose
Colors: Burgundy, plum, cream, jade
Gemstones: Ruby, garnet
If you chose G, you are motivated and career-oriented.
Images: Creamy calla lilies reflected in silver mirrors. Blackberries lump and juicy atop white chocolate mousse. Kir Royale shimmering like jewels. Sandalwood carvings on a rosewood desk alight with vanilla-scented candles.
Flowers: Calla lily, damask rose, peony
Colors: Black, red, beige, ivory
Gemstones: Pearls, jet
If you chose H, you are elegant and somewhat formal.
Images: Mimosa blossoms dancing in the wind, lacing the veranda with sweet perfume. Tea roses sway in a cobalt vase, spreading scents of lemon, myrrh, and raspberry. Peach melbas rest on a dessert table with delicate glasses of fragrant Chambord liqueur.
Flowers: Tea rose, jasmine, mimosa
Colors: Royal blue, deep rose, purple, pearl gray
Gemstones: Sapphire, lapis lazuli
If you chose I, you are naturally charming, extroverted, and love to entertain.
Images: A wildflower meadow filled with the sweet scent of honeysuckle. Picnicking by a pond, watching a beaver build its dam. Enjoying a juicy orange while basking in the warmth of summer. Napping on grandma’s quilt spread upon the verdant, scented grass.
Flowers: Freesia, lilac, honeysuckle
Colors: Forest, lavender, pearl, rose, azure
Gemstones: Emerald, malachite, moonstone