TOP 7 Long-Lasting Colognes to Keep Good Smell This Summer19.07.2022
Unexpectedly, an afternoon date turns into an evening date. The first day of a marathon bachelorette party. Fridays in the office that have always ended in happy hour.
It’s impossible to predict when you will need a long-lasting, irresistible cologne. You never know how long it will last. The best cologne will be noticeable enough to make it stand out, but subtle enough to blend into the background. How do you determine which scents are worth your precious wrist space and which should be tossed with the wind?
Our guide to the most long-lasting colognes is here to help you distinguish the winners and losers.
THE BEST LONG-LASTING COLOGNE
BEST OVERALL: CREED AVENTUS
Creed Aventus is a great choice if you want a scent that lasts from morning coffee to nightcap. The base and middle notes of Creed Aventus are balanced by subtle, light hints on the front.
This cologne is the Swiss Army Knife for colognes. It can be used at any occasion, whether it’s at work or on a date. This fragrance is a common choice in conversations about long-lasting colognes.
Top Notes: Pineapple, bergamot, blackcurrant leaves, apple
Middle Notes: Birch, pink berries, patchouli, jasmine
Base Notes: Ambergris, sandalwood, oakmoss, vanilla
BEST BEACH PARTNER: BYREDO SUNBED
The beach is your destination. Or go by the pool. You can even relax in a hammock. It’s obvious. You are putting on a leisure camp somewhere beautiful, and you want to smell great. Problem: You’re hot and sweaty. Solution: Spritz a little Byredo Sundazed in the morning, and let it work its magic throughout the day and night.
This long-lasting cologne contains all the expected notes. These include citrus scents such as lemon and mandarin, and refreshing florals such as neroli and jasmine. Sundazed can be worn with white linen shorts and a white linen shirt.
Top Notes: Lemon, mandarin
Middle Notes: Neroli, jasmine sambac
Base Notes: Musks
BEST DATE PICK: GRAND TOUR GOEST
This masculine, long-lasting cologne will make you a more attractive man. Grand Tour is a masculine cologne that exudes confidence. It has notes of cedar and oakmoss, woods, and tanning leather.
Its top notes of citrus fruits, aromatic herbs and other fresh scents keep it from drifting too far into lumberjack territory. This cologne lasts for a long time. If you have a date after work, don’t worry about reapplying. A few drops in the morning is enough.
Top Notes: Aromatic herbs, citrus fruits
Middle Notes: Sweet basil, cedar
Base Notes : Woods, tanning leather, oakmoss
BEST FOR APRES-SKI : ARAMIS
The long-lasting, classic cologne has been a staple on the circuit for many decades due to its affordable price and strong signature scent. It is a great winter scent to enjoy hot chocolate by the fireside after a long day on the slopes thanks to its pepper, tree moss, and clove bud oil.
These standout notes give it a long-lasting power. This cologne will make you feel like a winter wonderland for anyone who happens to be in your path. Too dramatic? We don’t believe so.
Top Notes: Bergamot oil and clary sage oils, myrtle oil
Middle Notes : Clove oil, patchouli, clove bud oil
Base Notes : Sandalwood, Vetiver, Tree moss
BEST OLD-SCHOOL COLOGNE : KIEHL’S OWN ORIGINAL MUSK OIL
This Kiehl’s heritage scent is as timeless as they come. It was originally created in 1921. The old-fashioned nose party gets started with citrus notes, followed by floral scents & neroli. It is masculine but not too masculine and can last throughout the day and night.
This long-lasting cologne can be used all day. However, its nickname “Love Oil” may suggest that you use its musky powers on your next date night.
Top Notes: Bergamot nectar, orange flower
Middle Notes : Rose, lily and ylang ylang, rose
Base Notes : Tonka Nut, white patchouli and musk
CLUB DE NUIT INTENSE MAN IS THE BEST CLUB FOR STANDING OUT IN A ROW
Club De Nuit’s Intense Man is a standout scent with its long-lasting black currant and vanilla scents. You only need a little of this long-lasting perfume to get the job done.
Intense Man should be left outdoors, as opposed to an office environment where its aggressive notes can latch onto the breeze. You’ve found the perfect everyday scent that you can wear every day, all year.
Top Notes: Bergamot, lemon and black currant
Middle Notes: Birch, jasmine and rose
Base Notes: Vanilla, ambergris. Patchouli
BEST CLASSIC COLOGNE: BOSS BOTTLED
Sometimes you just need a simple, long-lasting, classic cologne that will last. Enter: Boss Bottled by Hugo Boss. It’s likely that you’ve seen the bottle, and probably smelled the apple and wood notes all around town. This product is a common fixture in bathrooms and good reason.
This light, airy and long-lasting fragrance can be used in the morning. You can leave the bottle at home if you are out all day. Its fruity notes of cinnamon, ginger, and geranium will change as you wear it more often, but they don’t lose their strength or appeal.
Top Notes: Apple
Middle Notes: Geranium, cinnamon
Base Notes: Wood