The sense of smell is a highly underrated one with the olfactory glands wielding a much bigger influence over us than we realise.
So, what makes us more drawn to one particular fragrance than another? Unsurprisingly, it all boils down to your personality, so let's find out what your favourite perfume says about you. And, if you're in the market for something new, we have a few suggestions, too.
Ingredients: Vanilla, Amber, Black Pepper, Nutmeg
What it says about you: You're the creative sort with a dramatic flair. Very polished around the edges.
Ingredients: Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit
What it says about you: Disciplined ans always well-planned, you're a perfectionist.
Ingredients: Nectarine, Blackberry, Raspberry, Peach
What it says about you: Ever ready for a party, your giggles light up the room, as does your spontaneity and fun-loving personality.
Try it: The Body Shop's Love Etc...Sun Kiss is a cheeky blend of nectarine, bergamot and neroli jasmine that's flirty, juicy and fun.
Ingredients: Rose, Jasmine
What it says about you: The girly girl who loves all things pretty. You also love hosting events.
Try it: The Body Shop's Love Etc...White Musk Sun Glow. An elegant scent that takes you easily from day to night, lemon and peonies keep it light for when the sun is up, while sandalwood and musk accentuates its sensuality for when the sun sets.
Ingredients: Notes of sea breeze, morning dew
What it says about you: Think Cameron Diaz surfing by the beach - carefree, sun saluting, simple gal.
Try it: The Body Shop's Dreams Unlimited Sun Fresh makes you feel like you're wading through the bluest ocean with a refreshing blend of watermelon, mandain, salty aquatic notes, neroli and orris.
Ingredients: Notes of freshly cut grass, hay
What it says about you: You're an early riser, in love with the a.m. hours. You're usually found outdoors communing with the simple beauty of nature or playing sports.
The Sun Kiss, Sun Fresh and Sun Glow fragrances are part of a limited edition Summer Collection at The Body Shop. Find them in stores from June 2012.