Top 5 Fresh & Herby Fragrances
Fresh fragrances are part of the four main fragrance families, encompassing green and water notes for an invigorating and delicate scent. Fresh fragrances are often created using the scents of herbs and citrus fruits, giving them a clean and versatile smell that is often favoured for daytime wear.
Fresh, herby fragrances are usually more prevalent in men’s aftershave collections, with an uplifting and refreshing scent. With that in mind, here are just 5 of our favourite fresh and herby fragrances for men.
The One by Dolce & Gabbana
First launched in 2008, The One for men continues to be a popular choice for those looking for a sophisticated and warm fragrance. The fragrance by Dolce & Gabbana perfectly combines fresh notes with a woody base, giving it a versatile scent that can be worn for any occasion.
The One by Dolce & Gabbana opens with coriander and basil, alongside grapefruit for a fresh, zingy start. With a heart of ginger and orange blossom, the aftershave finishes with a base of amber and cedar for a spicy and warming finish.
Euphoria by Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein has long been known for its affordable and distinctive fragrances, and Euphoria offers a refreshing scent with a perfect balance of fresh notes. Opening with ginger and pepper, Euphoria by Calvin Klein has a heart of basil, sage and cedar.
This herby middle of the fragrance blends perfectly with the base notes of patchouli and amber, making it a versatile and masculine scent.
Uomo by Moschino
Uomo is a classic fragrance and was first launched back in 1998. It perfectly combines fresh notes with an oriental twist, making this one of the fresh fragrances that would work perfectly for casual or evening wear.
Opening with coriander, kumquat and rosewood, Uomo by Moschino has a heart of cinnamon, sage and cyclamen. This intriguing combination of notes is perfectly rounded with a base of musk and cedar, resulting in an aftershave that is both refreshing and oriental-woody in one bottle.
L’Eau d’Issey by Issey Miyake
Originally released in 1994, L’Eau d’Issey is a signature scent with a fresh and vibrant combination of notes. Managing to create a powerful yet delicate fragrance, there is a good balance of spicy and woody citrus notes.
L’Eau d’Issey opens with an eclectic mix of notes, including tarragon, coriander, sage and citrus notes of Mandarin orange and lemon. The zingy opening moves into a floral heart of geranium, lily-of-the-valley and blue lotus, complementing the herby notes perfectly. Finishing on a base of amber, cedar and sandalwood, it’s a brilliantly balanced aftershave for men.
Bottled Infinite by Hugo Boss
Hugo Boss has been a go-to brand for men’s aftershave for years. With modern scents, Hugo Boss Bottled Infinite is no exception. With an energising and fresh fragrance, Bottled Infinite combines green and citrus notes with aromatic and woody scents.
Opening with Mandarin orange, cinnamon and sage, Bottled Infinite has a heart of lavender and rosemary, before finishing on a base of sandalwood and olive.