Details and Care
Rihanah Musky Oud portrays its Arabic influences with its understated packaging. It is rather simple with a white box and gold and black label, but the bottle is intriguing. It has rounded edges with a black topper rimmed in gold. Accenting it is a black tassel. It comes across as rather regal.
The cologne has sharp wood and leather notes that really stand out as the overall presentation. It has a well-built profile featuring a blend of spices and oriental influences to build up the scent into something mysterious.
Top Notes: lychee, cinnamon, bark, geranium, raspberry
Middle Notes: oud, saffron, ylang-ylang, clary sage
Base Notes: cashmere woods, vanilla, sandalwood, amber
Questions and Answers
Q: How does Rihanah Musky Oud smell?
A: This cologne is very aromatic. It has toches of fruit and florals mixed with deep earthy scents and masculine elements. There is a little spice tossed in as well. It leads to a woody and leather scent that is quite harmonious. The fragrance manages to stay unique, yet it has elements that are quite familiar and comforting. There is almost an incense edge to it that some people may pick up. As the name suggests, musk and oud also come through fairly well, but in general, it maintains the warmth of wood and the suppleness of leather.
Q: Where do you apply Rihanah Musky Oud?
A: To increase the longevity of the fragrance, spray onto your major pulse points such as behind your ears, at the base of your neck, on the wrists, behind the knees and in the inner elbows.
Q: What is the fragrance concentration?
A: Rihanah Musky Oud is an eau de parfum. An EDP contains about 10% to 15% oil. It is a higher concentration option that will provide great strength. It typically isn't too strong or weak, making it one of the top choices for most brands.
Q: Is Musky Oud for him or her?
A: Musky Oud is a unisex fragrance. While the label calls it a cologne, which is traditionally masculine, it has a nice balance that allows it to appeal to men and women. The woody and leather overtones do skew toward male preferences, but the additional notes help keep it neutral.
Q: Does Musky Oud last long?
A: As an eau de parfum, you can expect this cologne to last six to eight hours. It will generally have staying power and strength throughout the day or night. But note dry skin or a hot environment will evaporate the oil more quickly and could reduce the longevity.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: The One by Dolce & Gabbana, Armad Club De nuit Intense, Versace Eros
Q: What season should I wear Rihanah Musky Oud?
A: The warmth in this fragrance from the wood and leather is great for fall or winter when the cold temperatures make people seek out something that will warm them up. The woody notes play well with the idea of leaves falling from trees or logs crackling on a fire which is common during these seasons.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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