Picking the best colognes is possibly the most underrated talent one can have. Smelling right is just as important as looking good. We often abandon the things we don’t see. Whether it be working out or going a bit over on our credit card payments. Most* women would agree that scents are equally important if not more than looks. On the flip side as men we tend to ignore the subtleties in life like timeless fragrances. It has been noted that certain odors trigger physiological responses. Pheromones are scent triggered hormones which stimulate sexual appetite. Logically this hormone plays an important role in human sexuality and desire. Analogs of the natural human hormone can be found in some perfumes where these scents trigger increased sexual appetite. Below we have compiled a list that will add some value to your dating life.
- Yves Saint Laurent L’Homme
Infused with the force of attraction of a man with style and sensuality, this fresh, woody fragrance is effervescent with bright, sparkling notes of bergamot, ginger, and vetiver. A fragrance of contrasts it is a unique combination of luxury, art, and modernity that exudes a timeless elegance.
2. CREED AVENTUS
The exceptional Aventus was inspired by the dramatic life of a historic emperor, celebrating strength, power and success. Introduced in 2010 and crafted by the deft hand of Sixth Generation Master Perfumer Olivier Creed in collaboration with his son Erwin, this scent has grown to become the best-selling fragrance in the history of the brand. Olivier created its iconic name derived from a (“from”) ventus (“the wind”), illustrating the Aventus man as destined to live a driven life, ever galloping with the wind at his back toward success. Aventus is a sophisticated blend for individuals who savor a life well-lived. Though it is more on the pricey side it always gets the job done.
3. SANTAL 33
Do you remember the old Marlboro ads? A man and his horse in front of the fire on a great plain under tall, blue evening skiesA defining image of the spirit of the American West with all it implied about masculinity and personal freedom. This man, firelight in his face, leaning on the worn leather saddle, alone with the desert wind, an icon so powerful that every man wanted to be him and every woman wanted to have him… From this memory is born SANTAL 33: the ambition to create an olfactive form inspired by the great American myth still a source of fantasy for the rest of the world… A perfume that touches the sensual universality of this icon… that would intoxicate a man as much as a woman… that introduces our use of cardamom, iris, violet, ambrox which crackle in the formula and bring to this smoking wood alloy (Australian sandalwood, papyrus, cedarwood) some spicy, leathery, musky notes, and gives this perfume its unisex signature and addictive comfort. Here is, in a few words, what SANTAL 33 is… An open fire…The soft drift of smoke…Where sensuality rises after the light has.
4. Philosykos Eau de Parfum
With smells of Fig Leaves and Wood & White Cedar – the famous fig tree comes in a different guise, less fruity and warmed till white-hot by a mist of cedar. Wooded and racy, the nourishing accents from its bark and luxuriant foliage envelop the scent.
5. Gucci Intense OUD
With scents of pear, raspberry and saffron this release from Gucci is easily worn from business meetings to happy hours. It contains heart notes of Bulgarian rose and orange flower with base notes of natural oud oil and patchouli.