One of men’s favorite oriental fragrance family is woody. Woody perfumes are warm, earthy, dry smelling that contains wood and leathery notes. Woody scents are one of the most important notes when it comes to providing the middle and base notes in perfume. Woody fragrances tends to have more masculine edge to them. Woody fragrances are usually worn on cool weather.
What is a woody fragrance?
Fragrances that are dominated by woody scents, typically of agarwood, cedarwood, sandalwood, and vetiver. Patchouli is commonly found in these perfumes. Leather, tobacco and wood tars are also usually used as the middle note when it comes to woody perfume. There is a refreshingly authentic about a woody scent. Woody scents have more depth and a whole lot of character.
Who can wear woody perfume?
There is no such gender bias and age to wear woody fragrances. Woody perfume is the best choice for middle age as the cents are heavy and attention seeker. Woody perfumes are longlasting and can last between 6-24 hours. The scents are heavy but not aggressive and overpowering. If you want to receive lots of complement from women, woody perfume is the best choice for you because of its masculinity and sensuality.
List of the 10 best woody perfumes for men in India.
Some of the woody perfume listed below are expensive and some are budget friendly. These are the topmost complement achiever woody perfumes hand pick for you.
1. Tom Ford Oud Wood
The nose behind this fragrance is Richard Herpin. Tom Ford Oud Wood uses one of the best, rarest, precious and expensive ingredients – oud wood. It generates tons of compliments from both genders. It smells deep, rich, woody, and expensive. Tom Ford Oud Wood perfume is a long lasting fragrance. It last more than 10 hours in cold weather. The best time to wear this perfume is winter and spring. The fragrance is available in a distinctive glass bottle of 50 ml.
Main Accords – woody, warm spicy, balsamic, oud, and aromatic
2. Dior Homme Parfum
The nose behind this fragrance is Francois Demachy. Dior Homme Parfum contains three key notes – Iris from Tuscany, sandalwood from Sri Lanka and dark masculine leather accord. The fragrance is available in 75 ml. Dior Homme Parfum is a very long lasting fragrance. It last more than 20 hours on your body.
This is one of the richest, deepest, smoothest designer fragrances out there in the perfume industry. Dior Homme Parfum is an elegantly masculine and sensual masterpiece. If you find this perfume is expensive you might want to try the decant bottle which is easily available in India.
Main Accords – powdery, woody, leather, floral and, animalic.
3. Splendid Wood Yves Saint Laurent
Splendid Wood was created by Marie Salamagne and Amandine Clerc-Marie. The woody composition in which the main role is played by several types of wood from the Middle East along with oud and cedar is spiced with cardamom and thyme. The sambac jasmine petals produce a fine layer which reduces the woody character, followed with cypriol bestowing characteristic woody-earthy shades. This is a very well composed and dry smelling fragrance. It is one of the best long lasting unisex woody fragrances.
Main Accords – woody, warm spicy, oud, balsamic, and smoky
4. Woody Arabian Oud
Woody by Arabian Oud is an oriental woody fragrance for women and men. It is an excellent perfume with few notes – Top note is agarwood (Oud), rose, patchouli, amber, and musk. It starts off with Oud, then comes rose and patchouli into
Main Accords – oud, rose, musky, amber, and patchouli.
5. Woody Rasasi for men
Woody by Rasasi is a fragrance for men. This is a new fragrance. Woody Rasasi for men was launched in 2018. Top notes are grapefruit, pink pepper, saffron, and tangerine. Middle notes are patchouli and vetiver. The base notes are amber, cedar, musk and agarwood (oud). Longevity and projection are average. It is a versatile perfume for men, you can wear it any time anywhere.
Main Accords – woody, citrus, aromatic, earthy, and green.
6. Hindu Kush Mancera
Main Accords – balsamic, smoky, warm spicy, woody, and amber.
7. Ajmal Shadow For Him
The nose behind this fragrance is Nazir Ajmal. Ajmal Shadow for him is a Woody Spicy fragrance for men. Shadow Grey was launched in 2008. The fragrance features clary sage, vetiver, incense, sandalwood, patchouli, and musk. All the ingredients together, make up a luxurious smell. Ajmal Shadow competes many other famous men woody perfumes. Longevity is good in winters and lasts more than 8 hours.
Main Accords – balsamic, woody, aromatic, warm spicy, and smoky.
8. Oudh by Rohit Bal Silk Perfume for Men
This woody perfume with hints of rose and spices makes the perfect fragrance for a gentleman. It is an intense and long lasting perfume. Oudh by Rohit Bal is an extremely popular fragrance in India. Oudh features bulgarian rose, agarwood (oud), chamomile and papyrus.
Main Accords – woody, warm spicy, and floral.
9. Armaf Shades Woods
Shades Wood by Armaf is a Woody fragrance for men. Top notes are citruses, rose and geranium. The middle notes are cloves, cumin and pepper. Base notes are cedar, agarwood (oud) and sandalwood. If you are in a tight budget this is a perfect choice for you. It smells woody and luxurious.
Main Accords – fresh spicy, woody, rose, oud, and warm spicy.
10. Titan Skinn Raw for Men
This perfume belongs to a woody family. The top notes are bergamot, watery fruits and mandarin. Skinn raw perfume has fragrances of carnations, geranium, violet leaves and pomarose as middle notes. The base notes which is a combination of cashmere and gaiac wood with Indonesian patchouli.
Tips to buy the best woody perfume?
Before blind buy woody perfume for yourself or a gift for someone. I encourage you to understand the main accords first before placing your order online. If you have a chance to buy in the local retail shops don’t forget to read and understand the ingredients: the top note, middle note, and the base note.
Woody perfumes main accords are usually warm spicy, balsamic, woody, aromatic, and musky. Each perfume has different accords.
Some of the perfume mentions above are very expensive but there is a chance to get one at an affordable price – the decant bottle.