Scents that every woman loves to smell on a man

August 10, 2021

Is there a lady you'd really like to ask out, yet you're not sure how to get her attention? Learn which scents attract women the most. From spicy scents to florals, and leathers ladies love a good-smelling guy.

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Leather

"rugged and refined, outdoorsy and classy"

There's no smell in the world more universally associated with men than that of fresh-cut leather. It is a smell that is simultaneously outdoorsy and classy, rugged and refined; a smell that describes the perfectly confident, outgoing gentleman, every woman wishes to go out with.

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Musk

"animalic and attractive, primal and sophisticated"

Musk is a scent that makes people seem more attractive. You may have seen it in various perfumes or body soaps. The smell derives from sex glands of male musk deers, and it's quite a primal scent that reminds people of physically being together or sexuality. According to the Social Issues Research Centre (SIRC) in the UK, women tend to be more sensitive to the scent of musk than men.

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Citrus

"bright, sweet & sour, clean and refreshing"

The smell of margaritas and tequila, fun nights on the beach and summer, is what every girl dreams about. Bright, sweet & sour, clean and refreshing, like a glass of lemonade on a hot day, it's definitely a scent that screams natural energy. A smell that can make a girl think of her man in the bathroom - perfectly shaved, cleansed, charged up with energy and wholesomely handsome. Unconscious sex appeal - the best there is.

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Aquatic

"straightforward, joyful & uncomplicated, free and adventurous"

Straightforward, joyful and uncomplicated. Aquatics really do indicate a man who doesn’t have to try too hard. With aquatic notes, you give yourself the freedom to be the adventurous, outdoorsy man who goes out there and does what he wants, when he wants. Their accords of wood, spices and hesperidic notes are breezy and fresh, and they send out a sporty and athletic feeling. After all, all the »nice girls« love a good sailor, right?

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Tobacco

"powerful and confident, authoritative and safe"

A scent that makes a lot of people cringe. And to be honest, there are reasons. However, what a lot of people don't realize, wood notes have been used in men's fragrance for millennia. They give a sense of power, easy confidence and authority – the fragrance of »man’s natural habitat« and his occupation: a strong farmer, woodsman, gatherer. Woods are confident and magisterial; solid and true! Tobacco note specifically, smells like a warm cabin during a cold winter day: cozy, aromatic, and perfect for that extra safety feeling that makes every girl want to snuggle up next to somebody special.

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Vanilla

"seductive and playful, sweet and sensual"

Vanilla is an extremely popular scent in both men and women. And it is also a common ingredient in men's cologne, and for good reason. Seductive, playful, sweet and sensual, this pleasant aroma is always a crowd-pleaser. Some experts even say it's a natural aphrodisiac with a proven ability to seduce and even increase arousal.

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