Fragrance is an important part of daily grooming ritual and a great way how to express personality and style. Whether you prefer musky-oriental, strong spicy fragrances or you enjoy the lighter fruity-floral scents, explore our wide range of men’s aftershaves and extend your charisma through perfecting your scent!
The best men’s fragrance offers more than a great scent, it can make a difference in how you want to be perceived. On Notino you can find best selling designer brands, exceptional niche perfumes, gift sets and fragranced skincare to perfect your grooming routine and prolong the fragrance experience.
How to choose the right cologne for you?
How to Choose: Fragrances for Men
Notino offers a wide range of men’s aftershaves including top brands such as Tom Ford, Hugo Boss, Paco Rabanne and many more! So if you are looking for a timeless-classic or dare to try something new, you are in a right place!
Your new fragrance should make you smell irresistible and give you confidence for everyday adventures. It should become your signature scent, something people will remember you by. Your fragrance should vary from season to season, occasion from occasion. It is also recommended to use the right combination of fragranced deodorant and other skincare to complement the fragrance and make it last longer on your skin.
In general, scents last longer in warmer months than they do in cooler weather. Our skin is more hydrated during summer and tends to hold the fragrance a little longer. For summer months it is recommended to reach for lighter scents and pick the heavier ones during the winter.
- Eau Fraiche - Usually lasts for about an hour and contains between 1-3% perfume oil. If you are looking for a light and sensual aftershave for everyday use, try Versace Man Eau Fraîche.
- Eau de Cologne – Cologne for men usually lasts for around two hours and has between 2-4% perfume oil. The scent tends to be fruity, fresh, and light. Many wear this for special occasions due to its instant hit factor.
- Eau de Toilette - This fragrance type tends to be worn mainly in the summer as it is a light perfume suited to long summer days. It can have anywhere between 5-15% pure perfume essence dissolved in alcohol. Tends to last for around 3 hours.
- Eau de Parfum – Containing around 15-20% pure perfume essence this heavier scent lasts anywhere between 5-8 hours. Many opt to wear this in colder months as an everyday fragrance. Popular men’s fragrance Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men will charm all the passers-by and linger on your skin for hours, give it a try!
- Perfume – This is a powerful scent that can last up to 24 hours. It is composed of 20-30% pure perfume essence. Perfect for everyday wear and special occasions. A scent that will linger on your skin and clothes for hours and sometimes even days is Hermès Terre d’Hermès!
Notes in Men’s Fragrance
To understand cologne and to choose the best perfume for you, get a feel for notes. Scents boast a variety of layered notes which are broken down into three main layers: top, middle, and base notes.
- Top Notes – Top notes make an instant first impression. In a cologne or Eau de Toilette, these top notes are the most noticeable for people around you before they fade.
- Middle Notes – Middle notes will kick in when the top notes fade. This layer often features different ingredients that change the nature of the scent.
- Base Notes – Base notes contain the heaviest ingredients and in the perfumes and Eau de Parfums create a lasting impression on your skin.
Floral notes will always evoke freshly cut flowers and provide each fragrance composition with timeless elegance. Popular floral notes are rose, lavender, violets, jasmine and orange blossom. If you feel like trying floral fragrance today, Yves Saint Laurent Y will steal your heart!
Fresh citrus notes have the clean and crisp feel perfect for summer days. Popular notes in this category are fresh grass, apricot, grapefruit, lemon, lime, orange, peach and apple. The best-seller among the fresh summer scents is the Armani Acqua di Giò Pour Homme.
Musky notes are reminiscent of spices such as warm vanilla, resins and amber. The overall scent is sexy and very sensual. The Cartier L'Envol embodies the mysterious and seductive scent you have been looking for.
Woody notes provide the scent with earthy and masculine aromas. The best woody notes are oakmoss, bergamot, patchouli and labdanum. The star among woody fragrances is strong yet mysterious Tom Ford Oud Wood.
Water notes evoke a day on the ocean or a humid day just before the rain. Sea water note is often combined with other fresh and clean notes to create a very light and clean scent that will be reminding you of summer vacation all year long. Try to evoke your best summer memories with Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Pour Homme Eau Intense!
To find the best perfume for men, identify the type of scents you like in your fragrances. Whether it is a fruity-floral composition, oriental spices or heavy masculine notes, at notino.co.uk we have something for everyone!
Perfume Gift Set for Men
Christmas or birthday party coming up? Choose from our wide selection of men’s fragrance gift sets which are a nice and thoughtful way of showing how much you appreciate your loved ones. Discover the whole range with a variety of high-street and popular brands to choose from. You can also give a gift of luxury with our rare niche gift sets perfect for very special occasions.
Featuring leading brands as well as special niche collections, the perfume offer at notino.co.uk is unbeatable! Whether you wish to switch your daily fragrance or dare to experiment and build a strong perfume collection, explore the best fragrances for men at Notino!