It only takes a drop of perfume on warm skin to make you feel sexy, glamourous, luxurious and wanted. And it also only takes a sniff of that very drop for your man to fall head over heels in love with you.
Research has proven that scents have a huge impact on a male’s hormones and their sexual attraction towards their female interest. You could be on your first date or celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary, men will always be attracted to certain scents.
But how does your man want you to smell?
Some like their women to be au natural, i.e. fresh, clean with minimal synthetic scents. But at the same time, a sensous, woody scent on a woman’s neck can also drive them wild.
While we do recommend you ask your man what he likes, until then, these are Fashionising.com’s top picks for fragrances, as per the occasion, that will make your man leap… towards you, of course!
To the park for a picnic: Miss Dior Eau Fraiche
Consider this a first date winner, as nothing would make your man prouder than being able to take care of his lady.
Miss Dior Eau Fraiche is a vision of wit, charm and innocent romance. Where better to have him pamper you than where nature would work in symphony with this fragrance to make your skin smell like heaven.
The sparkling citrus top notes mix with patchouli and invite him to discover the elegant and feminine side. And as the first whiff fades away, the sweetness of jasmine and gardenia take charge for the next few hours.
There are no woody or earthy notes in this scent that set back and pull the scent to the ground, which makes it all the more exciting. This everlasting scent remains in its cloud notes of floral freshness, just like you would on your first date.
Notes: Sunny fresh with incredible amount of charm.
To the theatre: Amouage Honour Woman
To keep things subtly sexy at the intimate setting of a theatre or opera, dress up in your sophisticated black dress and wear a scent that will make your man inquisitive about your personality. He still doesn’t know the real you, he needs to open the petals of your outer self to see who you really are.
Amouage Honour Woman is the scent to lead the way. This delicate scent has a solid floral heart but as it opens up to notes of amber and leather, it gets warmer and lustier. On first spritz, rhubarb note hits you with its sharpness but as the scent sinks in, your sensitive side is unleashed with notes of gardenia, carnation and lily of the valley. But it’s really the passion of the flowers and the earthy bottom notes that make your man want to cuddle you at the theatre for longer.
Notes: Floral with a splash of spices.
To a weekend getaway: Lumiere Noire by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
This scent is for that time period in your relationship when you want to be sweet but also bring your spicy side out for your man. Be gentle for moments when he wants you to meet his parents but then be cheeky in his bedroom; Lumiere Noire has the narration for your sexy, sophisticated and innocent story.
Pairing the two partner-in-crime, rose and patchouli kick off the scent with floral sweetness, you know the kind you portray on the outside? As the skin absorbs the top notes, rose cheats on its friend with spicy, more grounded notes of cumin and red chilly pepper. This is where the fun starts because your mystic side is now being revealed to your man. Go forth and dizzy him, make him want to understand your emotions and most importantly, make him understand your body. Perhaps the ending notes of mugwort herb might help?
Notes: Cheeky spicy rose with hints of sexy floral.
To a private tour of the winery: Balenciaga Paris
Revealing itself without a hint of distraction, this velvety fragrance is as ready for its intimate moments as you are with your lover.
Contrary to its name and reputation, Balenciaga Paris is a mystic and urban scent that has more shades to it than you’d expect. When you’re wine tasting and sampling cheese platters on tour, the opening notes of pepper-like wood along with a bouquet of violets reveal themselves. A fitting scent for all the strolling among the wine barrels, one that might also confuse your man.
But just as the wine starts to settle in amidst the nocturnal facet of the sky outside, the mossy woodiness fades and his sexual desires become clear. He wants you, with or without the bottom notes.
Notes: Sophisticated with fiery elegance
To the bedroom: Molecule 01
You’ve played all the games outside the bedroom, and it’s now time to have some fun indoors. This fragrance is the most mysterious of them all. It bares all layers.
There are no notes, no rules, no direction and certainly, no boundaries here. This cultishly addictive fragrance is as raw and organic as you can get with a scent.
Molecule 01 works with the chemistry of the body and skin to form an aroma in matrimony with your own body heat. It has sweet sandalwood, an almost cedar like base note, but that is all. When this woody scent sinks deep into the skin, it creates a distinctive scent for every woman. The excitement of not knowing what’s to come might possibly be the biggest turn on for your man.
Notes: As your skin wishes for it to smell