What perfume or aftershave should I wear in the summer?

What perfume or aftershave should I wear in the summer?

Summer Scents: The summer season is when the sky is bright, the weather is warm and we are full of energy. Going on Holiday? Going on that summer vacation to the med? Whether you're heading to the beach, attending a garden party, or enjoying a casual day out, a summery perfume is great to get you in the mood or to make a memory. We have created a guide to explain what notes to be considered when finding your new summer favourite.

What does the temperature have to do with what type of fragrance you’re wearing?

The summer's heat and humidity can intensify the fragrance aroma chemicals used to compose the formula, making scents overwhelming. Light, fresh, and airy fragrances are better suited for warmer months, as the aroma chemicals blend well with the heat. These scents not only complement the season but also provide a refreshing and uplifting effect.

Fragrance notes to choose the perfect summer scent

Citrusy notes: Lemon, orange, grapefruit

Why It Works: Bergamot, a citrus fruit that has a juicy fresh and tangy aromatic note. Refreshing during the hot summer months helping you feel rejuvenated with its mood-lifting properties. Bergamot evokes a Mediterranean feel with it’s coastal, vacation vibe.

Our top pick of citrus notes

  1. Hermes Terre’D Hermes
  2. Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense For Her Eau de Parfum
  3. Creed Silver Mountain Water Eau de Parfum
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Flower notes: Jasmine, rose, lily

Why It Works: Light floral scents are romantic and feminine, ideal for summer. They are not too overpowering and blend well with the natural aromas of summer air and this perfectly matches the calm and warmer tones of the day. Flower notes also create a naturally chic vibe giving a effortlessly sense of fashion.

Our top picks:

  1. Guerlain Mon Guerlain Bloom Of Rose Eau de Toilette
  2. Tom Ford Rose Prick Eau de Parfum 
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Sea aquatic notes: Sea breeze, salt, marine

Why It Works: These scents mimic the ocean's freshness, making them perfect for beach outings, casual wearing's and everyday go to. They are crisp, clean, and evoke a sense of calm reminding you of the waves and tropical elements.

Our top picks

  1. Giorgio Armani Acqua di gio
  2. Creed Millesime Imperial Eau de Parfum

 

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