Niche Citrus Perfumes: A Complete Guide
Citrus (or hesperidian) perfumes are characterised by the fresh, lively notes of citrus fruits such as lemon, lime, orange, bergamot and grapefruit; usually created by extracting the essential oil from the peel, leaves and flowers of plants. Citrus notes are light and volatile: this is why they are usually combined with notes belonging to other olfactory families, which anchor them and add layers of complexity. Hesperidic perfumes (another name for citrus fragrances) are ideal for hot summer days or for when you need a boost of energy and good cheer. Whether you are looking for the best citrus scent or simply want to explore the world of citrus fragrances, this guide is for you: 50 ml has carefully selected the best scents to discover this incredible olfactory family.
Men's Citrusy Perfumes: Create your own Discovery Set
Citrusy men's fragrances are an excellent choice for those who prefer fresh and lively perfumes. A citrus perfume can range from light and fresh to robust notes. Citrus perfumes for men are ideal for both everyday use and special occasions, as their fragrance is both pleasant and easy to notice.
- Creed Royal Water Eau de Parfum: a dry, clean and understated fragrance. With its versatility and regal charm, Royal Water captures the glamour, energy and power of tomorrow's leading figures. A fresh, citrusy and at the same time graceful and spicy fragrance. A subtle blend of bergamot from Calabria, lemon, mandarin and clementine from Sicily. Pepper, basil, cumin and juniper lend the spicy notes. The base note è is given by musk and ambergris, Perfect for those who like fresh citrus fragrances.
- Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Eau de Toilette: created in 1902 for the Duke of Marlborough, the name is derived from Blenheim Palace, the Duke's residence. A traditionally masculine fragrance, it has a discreet yet unmistakable elegance. Citrus oils, spices and woods blend to give life to a fragrance that has continually evolved to become Blenheim Bouquet; discreet, sensual and a true asset. Dynamic and seductive, it is a classic yet contemporary citrusy men's fragrance. Pure Edwardian style.
- Jeroboam Vespero Extrait de Parfum: a citrusy fragrance with decidedly masculine vibes, dedicated to urban night owls: and dandies who were just waiting for their signature scent to arrive. Vespero Extrait de Parfum è an indescribably intimate fragrance: finding the kindred spirits who wear it becomes almost a game, a knowing nod between members of the same club d'élite.
- Goldfield & Banks Bohemian Lime Perfume: a fresh, citrusy scent evoking an image of native citrus trees and waterfalls. With its invigorating opening of Australian finger lime and coriander, Bohemian Lime reveals blissful base notes of vetiver, cedarwood and sandalwood. Bohemian Lime è a carefree fragrance and ode to Byron Bay, Australia's premier free-spirited tropical enclave.
- Matiere Premiere Cologne Cedrat Eau de Parfum: a lingering citrus scent with which Aurélien Guichard has taken up an important challenge, that of ensuring that the freshness of a cologne lasts. An intriguing combination of black pepper oil from Madagascar and pink pepper oil from Argentina amplifies the fresh spicy facet. Bergamot oil from Italy and Mate Absolute from Paraguay emphasise the tè facet, making Cologne Cedrat Eau de Parfum an inimitable citrusy men's fragrance.
Women's Citrus Perfumes: Create your own Discovery Set
Women's citrus fragrances offer a fresh and sparkling option for those who want to have an edge. They can include sweet notes such as orange or mandarin, or more sour notes such as grapefruit. For women who want to be enveloped in a light, refreshing cloud of perfume, women's citrus perfumes are perfect
- D.S. & DURGA Debaser Eau de Parfum: Frank Black's scratchy voice in the summer heat, the provocative lyrics, the humid charge of August. First love. Debaser hot, humid, sexy. Long green stems, the depth of dark fig, the softness of light woods, the moist, ethereal white musk and the coumarin-vanillic note of Tonka bean. A special citrusy women's fragrance.
- Essential Parfums Nice Bergamote Eau de Parfum: a sunny explosion of Calabrian bergamot leaves that leaves a luminous impression. Interwoven with a floral accord of rose petals, jasmine and ylang-ylang, precious cedarwood creates a warm base that is softened by tonka beans from Venezuela. The perfume contains a natural and sustainable type of ylang-ylang from the Comoros archipelago and tonka beans.
- Laboratorio Olfattivo Arancia Rossa Eau de Cologne: «If the bergamot è elegant, the lemon energetic, the mandarin joyful, the orange è sunny and tragic in its destiny. [...] Of all the stories, my favourite è the offering of oranges at Christmas, a gift of light, a message to herald the end of winter, rebellious fruits that dress the colour of summer. Jean-Claude Ellen
- Byredo Gypsy Water Eau de Parfum: Gypsy Water is inspired by Beh Gorham's experience in Rome and the frenzy, aromas and history of the eternal city. And wandering, it rediscovers freedom and the absence of constraints. Fresh top notes alternate with juniper and black pepper accords. Incense and pine dominate the heart, giving the fragrance a warm, balsamic aura. Sandalwood and vanilla passionately envelop the base notes of Byredo Gypsy Water, as only the intimate embrace of a friend returning from a long journey can do.
- Maison Crivelli Citrus Batikanga Eau de Parfum: a unisex citrusy fragrance. 37 degrees in the shade. The taste of a citrus cocktail enhanced by chilli, in a colourful tropical market. Squeezed, hit, sliced: juicy citrus, cut calamansi, spicy bergamot, toasted hazelnuts. Urban jungle, tangled fabric. Bat-ti-kan-ga! A rhythmic, chaotic mé lange. Citrus Batikanga Eau de Parfum è an icy, juicy and spicy bergamot that contrasts with the aromatic warmth of vetiver and myrrh.
In conclusion, citrus perfumes offer a wide range of olfactory experiences that can satisfy a variety of tastes and preferences. Whether you are looking for a light and refreshing scent or a more robust and vibrant aroma, there is a citrus fragrance for you. On 50 ml you'll find not only an extraordinary variety of aromatic fragrances for men, women and unisex. Let yourself be conquered by the vast universe of niche perfumes!
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