Best Mens Cologne
Smell is important. You’re need to find the Best Mens Cologne to stand out. It is very important to smell good to attract women or significant others. However, choosing the right cologne for men is not an easy thing to do. It can be confusing sometimes when you don’t know how to pick one that has the proper fragrance. Luckily for you, we’ll give you a few simple tricks to elevate you to the next level. Let’s cover the basic first, then jump into Cologne brand that you should consider buying. But before we do that, baby step first!
Cologne is not the same as perfume. Cologne is more associated with men while perfume is associated with women, but that’s not the point (that’s like stating the obvious!). Cologne is weaker blend of essential oils. That’s why the smell is not too strong and most men prefer cologne to perfume. Yes, some men do indeed buy perfume.
It is not that simple to choose the right fragrance by only taking a whiff and then go directly to the cash register. Cologne has three stages that probably will give you different smell for each stage. They are top, middle and base note. In the first stage, the fragrance usually will disappear after 15 minutes while if you want to know the base note, you will be able to smell it after 3 hours.
Never apply the cologne on your clothes because the smell will easily fade away. Furthermore, your clothes don’t have pheromones like your body does. If you spray your cologne on the right spot on your body, you will get a slightly different smell because it is then mixed with pheromones. That’s why sometimes completely same cologne will smell different from one person to another, because they have slightly different pheromones. This is quite essential and easy thing to forget.
The best spots to apply your cologne are on the warmer spots because it will increase the smell of the cologne and make it last longer. The body parts you should not forget to apply the cologne on are armpits, wrists, neck, and behind your ears. 90% of men will apply it strictly on the wrist and neck, which is fine. But for optimal application, armpits and behind your ears should be added to the mix.
There are several scent bases for making up cologne. These are the most common bases used in cologne: citrus, fougere, floral, woody, chypre, leather and oriental. Men’s fragrances are usually made of fougere, which has a mossy scent and leather. Consider those bases when you buy cologne.
Different occasions may lead you to choosing different scent of your cologne. During the day, you usually have to stay close to other people in the work place. Therefore, you should not wear cologne that is overpowering. On the other hand, at night you may go to a club or bar. You need to wear something stronger to compete with the other scents in the room. You also have to keep in mind that it is never a good idea to wear a strong fragrance when you are going to your first date because your date may not like your pick and when you are sweating, the fragrance will be naturally enhanced and it will be too strong.
And now, what to do if you put too much cologne? Here are some tips. The first one, you can use: moist wipes to wipe your body. You can dilute the smell, but not completely remove it. The second is by using baking soda and water. Make a paste of those things. The baking soda will pick up the scent while the water will dilute the alcohol contained in your cologne. The last one is by using alcohol and cotton ball. You can use this if your skin is not sensitive.
- Top Mens Cologne
If you’re simply looking for what other men are buying, then you’re in luck, we have that list. The best testimonial or product review or validation are usually the users themselves. We examine the most commonly sought after cologne. The price point interesting enough is between $20-$60, so quite affordable. Here are the top ten selling men cologne right now:
- Burberry Touch
- Nautica Blue
- Bvlgari Blv Notte
- Davidoff Cool Water
- Nautica Voyage
- Eternity for Men
- Jean Paul Gualtier
- Acqua Di Gio
- Paco Rabanne
- Black by Kenneth COl
Some other recommendations for you. Those are D&G l’Amoureux (spice, musk) for $65, Banana Republic of Men (clementine, herbs) for $45, Usher VIP (bergamot, saffron) for $50-$65, Axe Instinct (spice, leather) for $5, and Lacoste Challenge (citrus, wood) for $40-$60.
After extensive review, our award for best cologne actually isn’t even on the top ten list! Yes, that’s correct. The cologne award goes to Unforgivable by Sean John for Men. This cologne has a masculine smell that doesn’t overpower; this soft masculine smell has yet to be replicated by other cologne. Most important is that it causes little to no irritation to the skin, which is a common problem for some men when it comes to cologne. In fact, this cologne makes the user feel clean fresh without burning sensation. Unlike Acqua, which we also love, the smell is quite distinct and hasn’t been in the market for that long. This makes the smell more rare and unique.
- Best Smelling Cologne
Some men simply care about the smell of the cologne. They don’t care about skin irritation or how long the smell last, all they care about is the scent. The winner of the best smelling cologne goes to Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue. The fragrance smell is that of citrus and is perfect for any occasion. Unforgivable, for example, is best for only special occasion. Light blue because of its lighter scent can be worn daily and year round. The fruity scent is noticeable but not overbearing. You will get compliment but no one will accuse you of using too much.
- Best Cologne (chosen by readers)
We have our own opinion and our readers have their own opinion, big surprise . Our readers have indicated that they rather stick with the classic instead of our preference (Unforgivable). Our readers’ choice is Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani. This classic carries the powerful yet subtle scent that blends both masculine muskiness and fruity citrus. The smell is undeniable. Since its inception in 1996, this remains one of the most sought after cologne. Watch out though, because of its popularity, some woman might think its common. The Best Mens Cologne, however, should be judge my men themselves
Best Mens Cologne
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