It’s July and while being out in the sun spells F-U-N it also means you’ll be experiencing our nation’s humid summer weather, which can bring out some funky smells. One way to keep yourself smelling fresh and clean is to scent up; here are six refreshing summer fragrances to spray on your skin this season.
Bath & Body Works Coconut Lime Breeze Fragrance Mist
When searching for a new summer scent, we looked for a product that smells divine, is affordable and can transport our senses to a secluded white sandy beach in the Caribbean. Bath & Body Works excels at this and we know you’ll love the company’s Coconut Lime Breeze fragrance mist. The fragrance blends coconut water, lime blossoms and jasmine petals into a dreamy, light and lush concoction that pleasantly reminds you of tanning lotion. BathandBodyWorks.com, 88mL/236 mL, $6-$14.
Body Shop Atlas Mountain Rose Perfume Oil
Forget white sandy beaches, summer reminds you of watching Pride & Prejudice on BBC and drooling over hunky Mr. Darcy (aka: Colin Firth) as he paraded through the English countryside. Let us introduce you to Body Shop’s Atlas Mountain Rose, a fragrance made from concentrated perfume oils. To wear it all you need to do is dab a drop or two of the oil onto your neck and pulse points and you’ll smell like the loveliest English rose in any garden. BodyShop.ca, 15 mL, $16.
Fresh Sugar Lychee
Lychee martini drinkers get ready because we have the perfect scent for you! Founded in Boston, Fresh is known for using natural ingredients in its beauty products and its Sugar Lychee Eau de Parfum is the ideal scent to wear not only for the summer but all year round. Upon inhaling the fragrance you’ll immediately detect lychee and grapefruit with a hint of sandalwood. Can we say, “Lychee please!” Sephora.ca, 30 mL/100 mL, $56-$103.
J.R. Watkins Bath & Body Oil, Pomegranate and Acai
American brand J.R. Watkins is well-known for producing a line of bath and body oils with anti-aging and skin care properties, they also happens to smell amazing! We’re fans of the pomegranate and acai body oil with its fresh and fruity scent; you can use the body oil after you shower as a moisturizer or as a light perfume throughout the day. From the moment you put it on your skin you’ll feel soft and it’ll make you want to get a Booster Juice smoothie stat! jrwatkins.com, 118 mL, $9.99.
Kiehl's Nashi Blossom & Pink Grapefruit- Aromatic Mist
Nothing smells better than wearing citrus scents during the summer; Kiehl’s Nashi Blossom & Pink Grapefruit aromatic mist is so delicious and wonderful that it’ll make your sing like Jimmy Fallon. Inspired by the beautiful Kyoto Gardens in Japan, the fragrance consists of nashi pear blossoms, pink grapefruit – yum! – ginger, soya milk and musk. kiehls.ca, 30 mL/100mL, $28-$38.
Lush Breath Of God Solid Perfume
Perfume in a stick, why not! Anything which comes in a stick looks good in our book and if it smells like Lush’s Breath of God, then extra bonus points. Inspired by incents burned in Tibetan temples, Breath of God is a complex fragrance which features lemon, melon, jasmine, rose, sandalwood and musk perfect to wear during a lazy summer evening by a bonfire with your honey. LUSH.ca, 12g, $9.95.