Seductive Aftershave - Top 10 Sexy Fragrances For Men

When it comes to seduction and impressing the opposite sex, we know that ultimately we are physical creatures. So your physical appearance is of obvious importance but maybe what’s not quite so obvious, is your smell. 

If they don’t like how you smell then you don’t stand a chance!

Smell plays a huge part in sexual attraction. If you like the look of someone and manage to get a little closer to them, the next thing you may notice is their fragrance. Be it good, bad or indifferent.

As with all animals, human scents provide information on health, character and compatibility. This olfactory information is usually processed subconsciously. You’ll probably not even notice that you’ve disregarded someone because of their smell. Equally, you may not be able to quite put your finger on why you want to be close to someone you recently met. 

A good fragrance can thankfully be purchased and worn as easily as putting on your best-fitted suit. Just a few sprays of some male perfumes can give a strong and lasting impression on the people around you and the person you are trying to attract.

Fresh, fruity and floral fragrances make for great every day, in-the-office types of scents but they will be of little help to you when it comes down to seduction.

Whereas some scents are well-known aphrodisiacs and when mixed in particular combinations within men’s aftershave, they produce amazingly appealing results.

Perfumers have been aware of the seductive powers of certain notes for millennia so naturally, thousands of modern perfumes and aftershaves are packed full of them.

However, not all are equal, and sure a preference for a smell is like that of a flavour so it is completely subjective. But there are quite clear patterns in the research that points to the sexual appeal of certain fragrances over others.

Here we have picked out 10 of the sexiest, most seductive and very masculine fragrances for men to help you find your date-night signature scent:


1. D&G The One

The One

The One from Dolce Gabbana has achieved its goal of becoming a ‘classic masculine fragrance’ and has managed to maintain a unique and intoxicating blend of spices. These spices overlay warm woody and subtle tobacco base notes that pull you in close to the wearer.  


2. Tom Ford Black Orchid Parfum

Tom Ford

Don’t be dissuaded by the unisex tag and the floral ingredients listed in its description. If you are a man looking for a scent with the powers of seduction, Black Orchid Parfum has it in abundance!

The question is, are you sexy enough to pull it off? The extravagant price tag that comes with all Tom Ford fragrances can be forgiven in this instance. The rich and sensual earthy truffle and plum top notes are followed by a luxurious dry down into an elegant mix of ylang-ylang, rum and black orchid that is simply exquisite.


3. Paco Rabanne Black XS

Black XS

Another warm, woody oriental aftershave. Black XS from Paco Rabanne really captivates the olfactory with its radical blend of citrus and sage opening notes. Followed by deliciously sweet and playful aromatics and a warm amber dry down.


4. Viktor & Rolf Spice Bomb Extreme

Spicebomb Extreme

Warning: Wear Sparingly - This aromatic explosion of fragrance is hot and spicy with a performance that packs a punch. The ideal fragrance for romantic walks in colder climates.

Spice Bomb Extreme also makes for a great aftershave for the festive period. Its warm peppery mid notes are wrapped up in a powdery vanilla and tobacco base that makes you want to get up close and personal on a cold winter's day.


5. Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male

JPG Le Male

Another potent floor-filling fragrance that demands attention, however, the ‘Le Male’ profile is smooth, fresh and sweet. The combination of citrus and lavender opening notes gives off that clean smell, which is followed by rich spices over a thick vanilla undertone. This is an aftershave that appeals to the masses, so a great option for a big night out on the town.

6. Davidoff Zino


This seemingly uncompromisingly masculine fragrance that opens with Bergamot and Brazilian Rosewood paradoxically surrounds an elegantly sweet floral heart. Rose, lily-of-the-valley and jasmine are locked in with a strong base of Patchouli, cedar, sandalwood and vanilla. Davidoff Devine!


7. Aramis Aramis

Aramis aftershave

Testosterone in a bottle, Aramis Aramis exudes masculinity and power! The recognised sophistication of this aftershave is plain to smell. Despite its broad and eclectic ingredients, the result is a fragrance that truly knows what it is and what it stands for.

Strong and bold but with layer upon layer of finely tuned scents constructed from decades of experience. When the designer fads fade, Aramis Aramis will remain. 


8. Lalique Pour Homme

Laligue aftershave

This fragrance depicts the attraction of masculinity as being that of a true gentleman. The fresh fruity opening notes are mixed with floral and herbal mid-tones until a warm woody base comes through that offers a classical scent.

It has a traditional feel yet is unique, sophisticated and fascinating in its own right. Maybe more of a 'silver fox' than a 'black panther' fragrance but a seductive powerhouse nonetheless!

9. Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L'Homme Le Parfum

YSL L'Homme

One of the most unique and attractive fragrances on the market, YSL has cracked it here with an aftershave that seduces through intrigue. It is subtle, but in a warm intimate environment, it truly comes into its own. It pops with pepper and anise before a smooth fruitiness comes to the fore all balanced with lavender and coated in vanilla, delicious!


10. Givenchy Gentleman

Gent Aftershave

Fantastically sexy, dark and sweet, this masculine fragrance is complex with spices across the pyramid of notes that are blended to perfection. The combination of smells leaves you and those around you yearning for more! 


We hope this helped you find a great new men's fragrance that enhances your powers of seduction. If you would like to learn more about the different fragrance types then try this article on fragrance families