A great perfume compliments a man’s looks and what he stands for. It is the best way to boost confidence and leave a lasting mark even after he has left. You should, therefore, choose the best long lasting perfumes for men that you will feel proud to be identified with it. There are several factors that you should consider when buying the best perfumes for men that last for longer. I will dwell on the major ones.
Factors to consider when buying perfumes for men
a)What strength of perfume is suitable for you?
There is always confusion on the different perfume strengths. To make it clear, the strongest is pure perfume, followed by Eau de parfum (contains 8-15% pure perfume), eau de toilette (4-8%), eau de cologne (2-5%) and aftershave (1-3%). The sticking power of the perfume depends on the percentage of the pure fragrance. It will also depend on your skin type.
b)Hit the right note
Modern fragrance are composed of different fragrance notes that combine to create a unique scent. Top notes are the ones that will hit your nose first. It takes some minutes before the middle notes emerge. The base notes appear hours later but it will stay for hours after application. Choose the right combination of these notes.
c)Try before you buy
The fragrance may smell well on someone but will be totally different from yours. It is, therefore, advisable to try it before buying it. If you order a perfume from an online store, you can try with a small volume before committing.
The price of the perfume is determined by the brand name. A perfume from a major brand will cost more. It is likely that it will be more effective consider to perfume from less known brands. Choose the perfume that gives you value for money.
We can now look at the list of the Top 10 Best Long Lasting Perfumes for Men 2018 Reviews. I have reviewed each product hence anything you choose has positive compliments and gives you value for money.
10.Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male By Jean Paul Gaultier For Men
Jean Paul Gaultier perfume has a unique blend of sharp, oriental scents with woody undertones. The fragrance notes include lavender, woods, orange blossoms, and fresh mint. Its elegant packaging has earned this perfume a colloquially “man in a can.” This attractive men’s fragrance is appealing ladies and most find it irresistible. The perfume has the right amount of refinement and intensity. It is recommended for casual wear.
i) The smell is mild and sticks for long
ii)The perfume is sexy and ladies find it appealing
iii)Makes you feel clean and fresh
i)The perfume is expensive due to its great packaging and quality
9.Nautica Classic for Men by Nautica 3.4 oz 100ml EDT Spray
Nautica Classic is a woody fragrance for men that was launched in 1992. The top notes of the perfume are coriander, cinnamon, clary sage, neroli, lime, tarragon, and aldehydes while its base note is musk. Its fragrance is simply irresistible, and you can be sure to get compliments wherever you go. The blend of all these notes gives birth to a watery floral and aromatic woods scent. The perfume is best worn at daytime.
i)The perfume gives you value for money
ii)The scent sticks for hours after application
iii)It is a casual wear
8.Bvlgari Man in Black Eau de Parfum Spray for Men
Bvlgari is a brand that has been around for over a century and has been a pacesetter when it comes to men’s perfume. The Man in Black EDT is no different from the other Bulgari brands. It is a bold and charismatic fragrance that takes masculinity to a whole new level. It has the top notes of cardamom, rum, and cinnamon. The base note is a strong floral heart of tuberose. The scent and the packaging is an expression’s of this perfume’s elegance and refinement.
i)It stands out in a crowd
ii)It is mild and can be worn to both formal and informal occasions
iii)It has a luxurious touch
i)It is bit strong for some people
7.Gucci Guilty EDT Spray for Men
Gucci Guilty EDT is one of the most famous men’s perfume due to its excellent quality which leaves a lasting impression. The scent combines a cocktail of mandarin and Italian lemon alongside fresh lavender, crush leaves and a bit of pink pepper. The result is an uncompromising and remarkable experience. It is ideal to wear to events, office or even when you are just having fun with your loved one at home.
i)It is versatile and can be worn to any occasion
ii)It is a romantic perfume
iii)It scents remain for long after being applied
i)It is a bit costly
6.Montblanc Legend Cologne
Montblanc Cologne is an iconic fragrance specially made for a contemporary and charismatic man. The Legend cologne has a perfect blend of different tones such as coumarone, rose, apple, pomarosa molecule, and geranium. The base has a mixture of Tonka, evernyl, and sandalwood. The perfume is delivered in a curved bottle with metallic colors. This design is minimalistic and elegant. It is available in different volumes of 30, 50 and 100ml. The product is manufactured in France.
i)It has a great smell which lasts longer
ii)Its packaging is classy and is a great gift present
iii)It is available in different volumes
i)It is a bit pricey
5.Paco Rabanne Miniature Set for Men
Paco is one of the best long lasting perfumes for men and is a perfect gift for a man in your life. The notes in this perfume include lavender, amber, amalfi-lemon, and patchouli. The fragrance was first released in 2005, and after many improvements, this variant was born in 2012. It is a well-balanced sweet smelling perfume which dries out into a woody smell. Just 2 to 3 sprays is enough to get you going. It is recommended for use by men in their twenties
i)The perfume for long
ii)Its is very affordable
i)Not suitable for people with allergies
4.Prada Luna Rossa Extreme Pour Homme
Luna Rossa is masculine perfume that has a well-balanced scent that is refreshing to the user and those around him. Having been created in 2013, Luna Rossa has become the signature of many men around the world. The perfume has notes of lavender, bergamot, juniper berries, black pepper, vanilla and amber. The fragrance sticks for about 10 hours. The perfume is meant for men over 20 years and can be used in winter and fall. The bottle has a design of an Italian sail boat which gives an elegant look. It comes with an atomizer with a cap.
i)Sticks for more than 8 hours
ii)The packaging is luxurious and is a great for gifts
iii)The perfume is affordable
i)Not suitable for use in the summer
3.Drakkar Noir Eau de Toilette Spray for Men
Drakkar Noir EDT by Guy Laroche was first launched in 1982 and comes with notes of spicy berries, sandalwood, and a blend of lavender. It is a masculine scent which can be simply described as sharp and spicy. If you are looking for a perfume gift for your man, Drakkar Noir is a great choice. It is an excellent way to show him that you care. It packaged in a sleek, elegant black box with a red accent. For casual use.
i)It is a great smelling perfume
ii)Great gift perfume
i)Some people find the perfume overpowering
2.Perry Ellis 360 Red By Perry Ellis For Men
Perry Ellis 360 Red By Perry Ellis is another great long lasting perfume. It has a unique smell that makes you stand out in a crowd. The top-notes of this perfume are mandarin, red cinnamon, bergamot, nutmeg, clove and lime zest. The mid-notes are lavender, parsley, and coriander seeds while the base notes are cedar wood, sandalwood, plain moss and oak moss. All these notes combine to give you a mild fragrance. It is versatile and can be worn to different occasions; both formal and informal occasions. The perfume is packed in a simple but discreet glass bottle having a volume of 3.4oz that emphasizes the scents within. Always be classy when you choose to wear this warm scent.
i)Can be worn in the summer and spring
ii)You can use in formal and informal occasions
iii)Its smell is mild but unique hence will not draw a lot of attention
i)It is not great as a gift but great for personal use
1.Dreamer by Versace 3.4 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Me
Dreamer EDT Spray has been a choice for many men since its first launch in 1996 by Gianni Versace. The perfume has top notes of lavender, lily, and juniper, mid-notes of iris and base notes of tarragon, amber, and tobacco. When first applied, it is aggressive but settles down to a warm fragrance of lavender and tobacco. It is mostly used by men in their 30’s and beyond. Being a casual perfume, you can choose to wear it to a business meeting or even a night out with friends. The bottle has an elegant design and comes with a sprayer top without a cap.
i)The perfume has a great smell which lasts for long
ii)It gives you value for money
iii)The perfume draws compliments from your peers
i)Some people find the perfume overpowering, which is normal when first applied but it settles down after some time