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It’s the last thing most guys will put on when leaving the house, however its generally one of, if not the first thing people will notice about you.

Colognes’ can be tricky ….

It can get pretty complicated and confusing for a lot of guys, especially when they acquire a large collection of cologne, as it often becomes the gift of choice for people who know you, but don’t know you.


So what to put on, for what occasion?

Most experts would recommend mixing it up, and using a variety of different scents for different occasions.

During your stock standard working day, you generally want to go for something more subtle and less overpowering, such as a cedar/wood scent.

Chilling at the office
Chilling at the office

Weekends give you an opportunity for something more casual and fruity such as a Mint, Tangerine, or Vanilla based scent.

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Calvin Klein clearly know how to target gay men..

It is best to save those stronger and more noticeable, heavy fragrances for that certain occasion such as a date with that special/potentially future special someone.

A Musk based fragrance is generally a good option in this instance.

He must smell good?

When applying your cologne be sure to start off with one spray, either on your wrist or in the air then walk through it.

Less is more with cologne, you only want and need to apply it lightly … if you smell it yourself with potency, then yeh … you have put on too much.


Not all colognes come in spray form, Solid State Cologne are like the name suggests solid.

They come in portable little slide tins which are ideal for the more active of men.

Solid State are ideal for reapplying on the go and fantastic for travelling.

Solid State Cologne

Made from natural ingredients including Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil and Beeswax, they help moisturize and nourish the skin.

When applying solid cologne, swipe finger over balm in a circular motion and apply to pulse points such as wrist, behind the ears and neck.

Remember less is more, this also ensures that these wax based colognes go the distance.

Last Updated on Jul 31, 2015

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