Popular Colognes for Men
Some of my favorite smells in the world are the scents of a freshly mowed lawn, the salty fresh smell of the ocean, and the warm aroma of cookies baking in the oven. However, my absolutely favorite smell in the entire world is the strong smell of a man wearing really good cologne. Nothing reflects your personality better than your cologne, which is why there are so many choices out there even though men don’t typically have as many options when it comes to beauty products as women do. However, there are a few scents that are on every store’s best seller list for a reason – they make almost any man smell better. If you are a man looking to change your scent, or a woman looking for the perfect gift for her husband, here are a few colognes you should check out.
Chanel Bleu De Chanel Eau De Toilette Spray, Nordstrom – $72
Chanel knows how to make strong scents that make a statement, and this Blue De Chanel is no different. A man wearing this lets off a woody, aromatic fragrance, which is perfect for the adventurous man. The fragrance is a blend of citrus and woods, and gives a clean feeling that is sensual and refreshing at the same time. This is exactly what any outdoorsy man needs in his life.
Ralph Lauren Polo Red Eau De Toilette Spray, Beauty Brands – $85
Any fiery, driven man would love this Ralph Lauren cologne. This fragrance is a mix of spicy red saffron, fresh red grapefruit, deep redwood, Italian cedar, amber and coffee berry. It is a bold mix of scents that will make any guy stand out in the crowd (in a good way!)
Creed Aventus, Neiman Marcus – $425
Listed as a Neiman Marcus Best Seller, Creed Aventus is a sophisticated fragrance for a powerful man. Top notes include bergamot, blackcurrant leaves, apple and pineapple; middle notes include pink berries, birch, patchouli and jasmine; and base notes include musk, oak moss, ambergris and vanilla. These wide ranges of flavors perfectly mix together to create a scent that is strong and sexy. It is the best gift for your favorite man.
Dior Sauvage Eau De Toilette, Ulta – $74
Dior is known for natural, fresh fragrances, and Dior Sauvage is a best seller because of it’s effortless way to turn any man into a noble gentleman. The top note is Reggio Bergamot, a fruity scent with a hint of pepper; the heart note is Sichuan Pepper, a spicy, lemony smell; and the base note is Ambroxan, a powerful woody smell. This raw and fresh scent represents Dior’s pictures of a man – strong with unmistakable masculinity.