Dressed to the 9's: Perfume based on personality

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - From lavender to lilac. Do you like a fresh summer scent? Or something with a little more mystery?

Grace just uses soap, but for you ladies we'll tell you how to pick a perfume by your personality.


You're a classic if: You write a lot of handwritten thank you notes. Your closet has crisply tailored clothes, in neutrals like black, gray and camel.

You'll like: Coco Mademoiselle

Find it at: Sephora ($61 to $114.) Sephora has three stores in Hawaii, including at Pearl Ridge, Ala Moana Center, and in Waikiki at 2250 Kalakaua Ave., 923-3301. For hours, see http://www.sephora.com/help/stores/.


You're edgy if you aren't afraid to take risks, and like fashion-forward, downtown looks.

You'll like: Guess Seductive.

Find it at: Guess stores, as well as some department stores, such as Macy's.


You're not ashamed to admit you want a fancy, gilded life. Orchids in your dressing room? Yes, and a big handbag, please.

You'll like: "C" from Brit Clive Christian.

Find it at: Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana Center. http://www.neimanmarcushawaii.com/index.aspx


You love pink, pearls, ruffles and velvet.

You'll like: Malie Organics, Pikake Mist.

Find it at: Order at www.malie.com <http://www.malie.com>, or, see the list of retailers at http://www.malie.com/company_retailers.php.


You read Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP website and like to do a juice cleanse every few months.

You'll like: Relax Mist from Hawaiian Bath & Body.

Find it at: The North Shore Soap Factory. For a list of retailers, visit www.hawaiianbathbody.com.


You like to run through sprinklers and prefer jeans to dresses.

You'll like: Lush's new offering, Tuca Tuca.

Find it at: Lush has stores on Oahu at the Royal Hawaiian and Ala Moana Center, and on Maui at 713 Front Street.

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