Are you done with your Christmas shopping? Are you still wondering what to give to the men in your life? Do you want to give him perfume for Christmas? The question is, with the tons of fragrances available what should you choose for your man? Here is some tips from SM Beauty that you can use.
- First of all, get to know his personality type and lifestyle. Remember that there are types of scents that match the kind of man you’re with.
- Second, pick a scent that you yourself would like him to wear; after all, you’re going to be spending a lot of time together over the Holidays.
- And finally, choose a scent from the SM Beauty Section of any SM Department Stores near you. It’s simply the best one-stop-shop for you and your loved one’s fragrance needs. Don’t rush—take your time to sample the wide variety of men’s scents available there.
Aside from the tips above here is another guide regarding the different male personality types below and which fragrances suit them best:
The Urban Warrior
Bright and promising, he’s a career-driven soldier always ready to do battle in the corporate world. Outside of work, he plays and parties hard, wears the right clothes, is up to date with the latest gizmos and gadgets, and surfs the blogs and social networks to keep up with the latest trends.
Keep him feeling refreshed despite his busy schedule with these Fresh Aquatic Scents. They have citrus, floral, herbal or fruity notes. They can be sharp, tangy, sweet, and refreshing. Often, they have hints of cool sea- or spring water.
Aqua Di Gio (50ml P3,500, 100ml P4,700) Summery and floral, with jasmine, rosemary, and Hesiparidic notes. Middle notes are persimmon and marine. Base notes go from woodsy to earthy with cedar, patchouli, white musk, and rock rose. It’s always light and refreshing and well-liked by the ladies—it was chosen as Best Men’s Fragrance by Women’s Health Magazine in 2010.
Calvin Klein Eternity Acqua (50ml P3,498, 100ml P4,698). This is an update and a tribute to Ck’s “Eternity for Men”. It has been described as a “modern aquatic-woody fragrance.” Top notes include chilled cucumber, citrus cocktail, water lotus and watery green leaves; Middle notes are plum, pepper, red berries, lavender and white cedar; the base notes are sandalwood, guaiac wood, patchouli, musk.
Jovan Black Musk for Men (88mL, P700) is a mysterious, sexy, sensual – masculine to the core, potent fragrance for the mysterious man – dark, daring and dangerously seductive. It’s what attracts.
The Soul-Searching Artist
Serious and soulful, he’s like an everyday enigma. He has an air of mystery, which, when explored, is full of wonderful surprises. Match his depth and artistry with these Aromatic Sensual Woody Scents:
Hugo Boss Bottled Sport (50ml P 3,950, 100ml P 4,950). This opens with a citrusy spiciness that does not overwhelm the full-bodied, aldehydic and woodsy notes underneath. Stylish and with good character, it’s rather aromatic, masculine and sensual. Top notes include grapefruit, yuzu, pink peppercorn; middle notes include lavender, cardamom, aldehyde; base notes are vetiver, tonka bean, and patchouli.
John Varvatos (75ml P3450, 125ml P4,650) is aromatic, exotic, and sensual, with some spiciness. Top notes include medjool, date fruit, Mediterranean herbs, and West Indian tamarind tree leaves; Middle notes are coriander seed templar, clary sage flower, and Indian Ajowan. The base notes lend considerable heft and heaviness with auramber, vanilla CO2, balsams, eaglewood, vanilla, and black leather.
Playboy (100 ml, P495) offersseduction in a spray. Seduction is a game only true men dare to play! Whether you aspire for a cosmopolitan or edgy lifestyle, choose your match from Playboy Fragrances.
Benetton Let’s Move (40ml P950, 100ml P1,450) has a more active quality in its blend of fruity, spicy, and woodsy notes—with aromatics like lavender and geranium. There’s something outdoorsy about it with top notes that include Bergamot, Mandarin, Pepper; with middle notes of geranium, lavender, and cedar; and bottom notes of tonka bean, amber, and vanilla.
The Adventurer Passionate, driven and sporty, outdoorsy- he is forever on the move, and forever committed to excellence in whatever he pursues. Failure only makes him strive harder in the pursuit of his dreams. Fuel his passion and compliment his strength with these Elegant, Leathery, and Sporty Scents.
Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Sport (75ml P3950, 125ml P 4,900) combines sharp top notes that give way to spiciness and end up musky and woodsy in the end. Top notes are green apple, mint, mandarin orange and cedar; middle notes are sage, ginger and green notes; base notes are fern, amber, musk, sandalowood, patchouli and oakmoss. The base notes provide a smooth, masculine vibe.
Ducati (50ml P1,600, 100ml P2,200) offers a softer, smoother edge in comparison with the previous fragrances with fruity and green top notes, and subtle middle and base notes. Top notes are bergamot, grapefruit, juniper, and Angelica leaf ; middle notes are papyrus, cyclamen, fig leaf, and nutmeg, while base notes are predominantly woodsy with vetiver, guaiac wood, driftwood and a touch of musk
David Beckham Homme (50ml P1,800, 75ml P2,300) makes you experience the charismatic, sophisticated essence of David Beckham. David Beckham Homme delivers a refined blend of sophisticated woody tones enhanced by fresh spice notes.
All the fragrances above are available at the SM Beauty Section of the SM Department Store nearest you. Check them out now and have a truly scent-sational time with your man this Christmas!
Stay gorgeous everyone!