Want a fragrance that is filled with refreshing citrus? You’ve come to the right place. Here we will list our choices for the best, clean smelling, citrus scents for both women and men. Citruses provide a sharp and fresh juiciness and are great for warm weather. Citrus is one of those notes that smells good on practically anyone. It is so fresh and clean, and isn’t overpowering or harsh compared to other accords. They are often good for people who do not like to wear intense and overbearing perfumes in the workplace, or just like to keep it fresh in general. Here are some of our top picks for clean citrus scents:
Versense by Versace is a women’s fragrance aimed at perceiving your natural surroundings, and providing a fresh composition for its users. It will have you smelling like you have just stepped out of the shower, bathed in a fruity, citrus soap. It is citrus, fruity, warm, woody, and fresh all in one composition. It is a walk through a garden of all things perfect. It could even possibly be worn as a men’s fragrance because of the fresh, clean, warmth it provides. The fragrance opens with citrus, bergamot, mandarin, and fig. The floral notes of lily, jasmin, and narcissus will then come to play. The scent ends with the warmth of musk, cedar, and sandalwood.
Ange Ou Demon Le Secret is a fresh, green, citrus, floral fragrance. It is a great daytime wear, best in the spring/summer season. It has an average sillage, not too overpowering or under-powering and lasts around 4 or so hours if applied correctly. It is a lovely, beautiful fragrance that smells of summertime. It is fresh and sweet at the same time, not a sickening sweet, but like a juicy, perfectly ripe strawberry. It opens with lemon, tea, and cranberry. The middle holds notes of jasmine, peony, and lily; while the end is filled with patchouli and wood notes.
Light Blue by Dolce&Gabbana has been a popular summer fragrance since it hit the shelves in 2001. It is a casual daytime fragrance with citrus, woody, fresh, and fruity accords. This is a fragrance that can be a great accompaniment to a day on the beach, or even an every day wear. It is an addictive scent with a longevity of about 4-6 hours and provides a soft sillage for those around you. The top notes include juicy apple, cedar and Sicilian lemon. Bamboo, white rose, and jasmine fill the center and the fragrance trails off into notes of musk and amber.
Chrome Azarro is a citrus, aromatic, woody fragrance for men. This is a perfect smell to accompany hot weather. It is crisp, clean, refreshing, and definitely masculine. Many women LOVE this smell on men, so if you are a male and don’t have this in your collection then it is highly suggested. It is long lasting and has a nice sillage, but one that is not TOO overpowering. The composition of the fragrance opens with notes of neroli, bergamot, pineapple, rosemary, and lemon. Oakmoss, jasmine, and coriander lie in the middle of the fragrance. It then closes with sandalwood, tonka bean, musk, and cedar.
Light Blue for men is also a clean citrus scent to try. This is a citrus, spicy, aromatic fragrance good for spring or summer. It will last you around 3-6 hours with one application and can be smelled at about an arms length away by others. In the beginning of the fragrance you will capture the notes of grapefruit, juniper, mandarin, and bergamot. Midway through, is the spicy note of pepper and rosemary. The fragrance wraps up with notes of incense, musk, and oakmoss.