Citrus fruits are refreshing, energizing and intense. They come from the flowering tree family of Rutaceae and they range from limes to oranges to grapefruits and bergamot! The fragrance industry uses them mostly as top and middle notes and usually for light spring and summer blends.
Here at MY SCENT CLUB we love finding for you new favourites to add to your fragrance collection so here are a few citrus infused designer fragrances, to get your juices flowing 😁😎
🍊Azzaro Chrome (men)
🍋Bulgari Pour Homme
🍊Calvin Klein Eternity Aqua (men)
🍋Clinique Happy (men)
🍊Clean Blossom (women)
🍋Christian Dior J' Adore (women)
🍊Christian Dior Dune (women)
🍋Cartier La Panthere Legere (women)
DID YOU KNOW that all citrus fruits have been cultivated and cross bred for thousands of years and it is very hard to pinpoint where they each came from originally? For example grapefruit is a hybrid of pomelo and sweet orange, lemons are a hybrid of bitter orange and citron and sweet oranges are a hybrid of the pomelo and the mandarin!
Ahhh.... the fragrance of fresh cut lemons.🍋
Lemons reduce anxiety, elevate happy levels and smell clean and fresh.
We have scoured our catalogue in search of the best fragrances that have lemon as a distinct note in order to help you find, new favourites to try.
Here they are:
🍋Roberto Cavalli Paradiso Assoluto
🍋Versace Yellow Diamond
🍋Escada Turquoise Summer
🍋Azzaro Chrome Intense
🍋Hermes Eau Dr Citron Noir
DID YOU KNOW that lemons are originally from Asia, one lemon contains more than 140% of the daily recommended intake for Vitamin C and they are capable of destroying the bacteria for malaria, cholera, typhoid and other deadly diseases?
One of the most powerful of citrus notes, the tangerine, is fresh, intense and sweeter than orange. It has been called mandarin and tangerine after the Morroccan city of Tangier. The tangerine is used extensively in citrus blends, and on its own, as a great addition to fruity fragrances. Here are a few designer fragrances with tangerine infusions:
🍊Burberry London (Women)
🍊Bulgari Omnia Indian Garnet (Women)
🍊Jimmy Choo (Women)
🍊Tory Burch (Women)
🍊Mont Blanc Emblem Absolu (Men)
🍊Bulgari Aqua Pour Homme
🍊John Varvatos Artisan
🍊Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme
DID YOU KNOW that the peel of the tangerine is edible and full of aromatic oils that are used in fragrances? Also, it originated from Asia and first cultivated in the US in the early 1800's by a farmer that had imported them from Morocco.
The pomelo aka Citrus Maxima is the largest of all the citrus fruits and with the orange, they were mixed and we have today's grapefruit! It is sweet, fresh but mild in comparison to the other intense citrus fruits and it also has a mild bitterness in the base note. It is originally from Southeast Asia but it arrived into the Caribbean in the 1600's. It has been used extensively in designer fragrances and here at MY SCENT CLUB we have looked through our 1000 designer fragrances to find you some new pomelo favourites to try.
🍊Bulgari Omnia Oink Sapphire (women)
🍊Donna Karan Be Delicious Night (women)
🍊Juicy Couture I Am Juicy (women)
🍊Marc Jacobs Daisy Kiss (women)
🍊Carolina Herrera CH Privé (men)
🍊John Varvatos Artisan Acqua (men)
DID YOU KNOW that both the rind and the flowers of the pomelo tree are aromatic and used in fragrances? Also, 1/4 Of the fruit provides 130% of the daily intake requirements of vitamin C!
Grapefruit aka Citrus Paradisi was originally named the "forbidden fruit" and is a cross breed of the sweet orange and the pomelo. It smells fresh, citrusy with a slightly bitter undertone and it's properties are very energizing, happy and inspiring . It is used extensively in fragrances as the top note but also as a heart and a base note. The essential oil is derived from the peel of the grapefruit.
Here are a few designer fragrances with grapefruit as the main character:
🍊Abercrombie & Fitch First Instinct (women)
🍊Azzaro Duo (women)
🍊Bulgari Omnia Oink Saphire (women)
🍊Calvin Klein 2U (women)
🍊Calvin Klein Obsessed Intense (men)
🍊Dolce&Gabbana The One Grey (men)
🍊Issey Miyake Summer (men)
🍊Lacoste Eau De Lacoste Jaune (men)
DID YOU KNOW that it was named grapefruit because they tend to grow in clusters, it is the only citrus fruit that originates from the Americas (Barbados to be exact) and it is also called one of the "Seven Wonders of Barbados"?
Lime aka Citrus Aurantifilia, has a fresher, more sweeter fragrance than a lemon yet more intense. Used in many fragrances, lime is also in many dishes around the world and contains many healing properties.
Here at MY SCENT CLUB we love finding for you designer scents that you will want to add to your fragrance collection.
Here are a few to get you started:
🍃Bottega Veneta Knot (women)
☘Nina Ricci Nina (women)
🍃Kate Spade Colorfully Sunshine (women)
☘CK One Summer (unisex)
☘Issey Miyake Leah Bleue Pour Homme
🍃Lacoste Live (men)
☘Escada Sentimet (men)
DID YOU KNOW that lime originated in India where it was used in Tantric rituals and it was Arab traders that brought it to Egypt and Northern Africa in the 10th century? Also, it was introduced to Europe by the returning crusaders in the 12th and 13th centuries.