Summertime: Best Beach Fragrances For Men and Women

Best Beach Fragrances for Summer

Best Beach Fragrances

Nothing says summer like long weekends, sun and surf. After all we have gone through, the new normal, will seem more like the old normal and that means trips to the beach- local and faraway. Can’t get there? Try a beach fragrance from

For a beach fragrance with view try Christian Dior Dune a classic, yet sexy summer scent for him redolent of rose, basil, cedarwood and musk.  Perfect for a nocturnal rendez- vous. Even if it is in your backyard.

While we may dream of a vacation to an exotic isle, the closest most of us will get to the sun and surf of Tahiti is the fluorescent lights in our home office and a Gaugin print framed over our desk. To capture the essence of the South Pacific, we enjoy spritzing our city habitat with Calgon Take Me Away Tahtitian Orchids with notes of vanilla, musk and orchid. Where do all the New Yorkers escape to every summer weekend? They pack up the car, stock up on sunscreen and head to Jones Beach, with its beautiful stretches of sand and sunsets. Bond No 9. Jones Beach with its light floral notes with hints of aquatic nuances is light and lively with hints of suntan lotion. Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aloha Tiare evokes the sensual sultriness of a Gaugin painting with monoi-scented tiare (a fragrant variety gardenia) and coconut, as well as notes of creamy ylang-ylang, skin musk and sweet vanilla.

For him, Gucci Homme Sport with its unique gin and tonic accord of juniper, cypress and lime is a perfect party scent for sultry days and languid nights. For fun in the Sun  it’s only a spritz away to St Barts, where celebs Beyonce and John Bon Jovi have secluded island getaways.  Spray on Tommy Bahama Set Sail St Barts Cologne for him with notes of blue agave (used in tequila), palm, guava and sea spray and get your sexy on all day. Escada Island Kiss is a perfume for her with passion fruit, hibiscus and fresh orange that slips on the skin like your favorite bikini.

Eau de rich and famous… West Coast style. Gwen Stefani spends the dog days of summer at her Malibu beach house, wearing a fashionable sun hat, big sunglasses and exudes an eclectic mix of old Hollywood glamour and funky fashion. The singer songwriter The Voice Coach and fiancé of Blake Shelton clothes designer’s signature scent is L Lamb, fresh aquatic white floral, featuring notes of freesia, frangipani, and leafy water hyacinths playful and sophisticated just like Gwen. California girl and American Idol judge Katy Perry’s Purr, is purrfect for summer time with its carefree fruity notes of peach, apple and a hint of coconut, feels as refreshing as an ice-cold sorbet on a hot summer day.

Chris Szaz

Chris Szaz, a native of North Carolina has been obsessed with fragrance since an early age. Chris is a free-lance writer, former beauty and fragrance editor for top New York online magazines, a web designer and a front-line worker. Lots of people like perfume, but Chris really loves it; for the memories it evokes, its transportive powers and the stories it tells on the skin.

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