Best Citrus Perfumes 2017 & What Makes Them Good

Citrus or lemon scented perfumes for men are meant to enliven and energize and that’s the reason you will find them quite rejuvenating in the morning. Perfumes with citrus notes are also known for their light and fresh nature.


You will find most perfumes in this category include components such as lemon, bergamot, grapefruit, tangerine, and orange. To make them masculine most creators will put spicy and aromatic notes. So here is a list for the best citrus perfumes 2016.


1. Loris Azzaro Men’s Chrome

Azzaro chrome - best citrus perfumes 2016




This citrus cologne was launched in 1996. The top note is a composition of lemon, bergamot, neroli, pineapple, and rosemary. The middle notes release a scent that alternates between oakmoss, jasmine, coriander, and cyclamen. The base notes are musk, oakmoss, tonka bean, sandalwood, cardamom, and Brazilian rosewood. Some people say the scent is somewhat close to CK ONE. This scent is best used for cooler days.


Loris Azzaro Men’s Chrome Review


Its light citrus nature has made this a popular scent for many men. In a way, the aromatic notes blend together to give a calming sense. The longevity for this perfume is good with some people citing as much as eight hours. It is important to avoid spraying too much of it or it will become overwhelming. It projects moderately but it is more intense in the first two hours of application. All the same, a perfume with citrus notes, scores highly when it comes to the scent quality. Azzaro Chrome elicits good reactions and hence deserves a spot in this catalog of best citrus perfumes 2016. Check here to see it’s price.


2. Calvin Klein CK ONE


CK ONE - best citrus perfumes 2016



This citrus cologne for men was launched in 1994 and was initially designed for both men and women. However, it falls in the men’s category because it smells more masculine. The top notes are green notes, lemon, cardamom, pineapple, and bergamot. The core of the perfume is a carefully balanced combination of jasmine, violet, nutmeg, and rose. The base notes are oakmoss, musk, sandalwood, and amber.


Calvin Klein CK ONE Review


Some users have said this perfume is remarkably stable with hot weather. This lemon fragrance might be familiar, but remember it is always better to smell great than to worry about who’s worn it or not. The sillage and longevity are moderate and many people have not had a reason to complain. You should also note that you get more value for money when you purchase the 6.7fl. Oz pack. These features make it one of the best citrus perfumes that a man can wear and also finds a spot in Best Perfume for men 2016


3. Armani Acqua Di Gio for Men


acqua di gio - best citrus perfumes 2016




This cologne is composed of neroli, bergamot, and citrus. These fresh components are blended with jasmine petal, rosemary, warm Indonesian patchouli, fruity persimmon, and crisp rock rose. The scent is built of sweet and salty notes of sea water which come together in harmony.


Armani Acqua Di Gio for Men Review


The longevity and sillage for Armani Acqua Di Gio are good. This cologne retains integrity even in hot temperatures leaving you fresh. With great scent, good longevity, and good sillage this happens to be quite the confidence booster. Many women tend to compliment this perfume because they love it. Apart from doing well during the day, it is still a viable option for evening wear. Acqua di Gio also makes it to Best Perfume for Men 2016


4. Bvlgari AQVA Pour Homme

Bvlgari Aqva pour homme - best citrus perfumes 2016



The main accords for this perfume are citrus accords. The top notes are mainly petit grain, orange, and mandarin. The middle notes are Posidonia seaweed, cotton, and lavender. The base notes are mineral amber, clary sage, and mineral amber.


Bvlgari AQVA Pour Homme Review


The marine notes in this citrus smelling cologne for men are energizing for any man. It opens with citrus and petit grain and enters into the core composed of Oceanica seaweed. The masculinity in this citrus perfume comes from woody notes and mineral amber. For those who prefer unique scents, this is one of them. You will not find this with many people at the office or at the gym. What’s more is that the projection and longevity are moderate. It rates an 8/10 for scent, 7/10 for longevity, and 6/10 for sillage. The only drawback with this best citrus perfumes 2016 entrant is that it is only suitable for warm weather during the day.


5. Terre D’Hermes for Men

Terre D'Hermes - best citrus perfumes




Although citrus scents are common, they are still some of the most popular and pleasant scents to wear. Despite this citrus perfume for men having citrus oils as one of its primary accords it also has a woody scent. You can never go wrong with these two accords. It opens with a citrus and grapefruit scent. The core of the perfume is Flint and the base notes are benzoin, woodsy notes, and oak moss.


Terre D’Hermes for Men Review


This scent is crispy and bright because the citrus illuminates it. A dry aspect is brought in by the woody notes. It is more suited to hot temperatures and summer nights. The longevity is good enough to last six hours, but it stays close to the skin. It is good for close ups as opposed to getting attention when you get in a room.

There you go. These are the best citrus based perfumes worth every penny you spend.

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