Jasmine, a famous shrub known by literally the entire world, is truly one of a kind. It is a part of the olive family tree of shrubs and vines. Jasmines are grown widely around the world, loved and adored for several reasons—one of them being that it is divine to look at and heavily to smell. You may want to gift your loved ones jasmine flowers as they are so pretty or, better yet, a heavenly jasmine perfume.
The amazing fact about jasmine perfumes, when compared to jasmine flowers, is that they last longer and they will not die on you! If you are someone who has no idea or even remotely gets the hint of what jasmine smells like, we’ve tried our best to explain it in sensory detail just for you. We’re not even exaggerating. The smell of jasmine is like a breath of fresh air on a hot summer day. It is calming, soothes your nerves, and when used as a perfume, scent, or cologne, they feel super confident, intelligent, and beyond sexy. This is an apparent reason why the fragrance industries, scent industries, and cologne industries thrive off of jasmine perfumes and have created so many jasmine perfumes mixed with other vital notes and fragrance notes.
Everyone loves a good jasmine perfume, and it is a fragrance that is gender fluid for both men as well as women. Many top fragrance brands have used jasmine as they highlighted fragrance notes, and it has been so vastly successful and loved and obsessed by the masses. Brands like Jimmy Choo, Zara, Christian Dior, Versace, Fendi, Lacoste, and many other famous thriving brands chose to use Jasmine in their perfumes, and it is a true pleaser for the senses. Wondering what jasmine smells like? We’ve explained below so you can understand our love and obsession with Jasmine!
What Does Jasmine Smell Like?
Jasmine a flower or shrub has several different varieties. Each of these different jasmine variations has a different scent when compared to each other. Some Jasmine shrubs have no scent coming out of them at all. This is very surprising but also very true.
Most Jasmine scents and fragrances have a sweet floral note that is incredibly sensual, rich and sweet. There is a sweet taste attached to it. You can tell that Jasmine has an exotic scent that is super calming, soothing and relaxing to the nerves. Some Jasmine shrubs give out a scent that is a little intense and strong. So most senior perfumers tend to mix and absorb this strong scent with other fragrance notes to balance out the scent and make it a little more subtle. It has a floral scent attached to it which is obvious considering jasmine is a flower. It gives out a fresh, natural scent which when worn leaves you feeling all kinds of fresh, Dewey, radiant and lively.
There are many perfumes from sophisticated brands that consider Jasmine perfumes and the scent of it to be an aphrodesiac. With many Jasmine fragrances, there is an animal element that is fixated with it. This is one of the main reasons why there are strong sense and hints of wildness attached to Jasmine perfumes when they are worn. Apart from their seductive scent, Jasmine perfumes are a great fragrance note that tends to last super long. The longevity and sillage they bring with them are so marvellous that it literally lasts for hours making you feel so good, pleasant and well dressed about your self while smelling like pure heaven.
In religions such as Islam and Hindusim, Jasmine is considered to be a representation of the purest form of love and we stan this super accurate statement. Jasmine indeed symbolises the purest form of love in the most beautiful of ways.
Its scent is drawing, there is a strong scent of romanticism and attraction which makes it all stitch out together like an ultimate love song of two lovers or a fairytale turned into the most exotic love story of two souls.
The scent of Jasmine is that attractive, exotic and charming that it literally makes you blush and week in the knees.
Must-Try Jasmine Perfumes
Bold Jasmine: Mugler Alien
Bold Jasmine: Mugler Alien is a true people pleaser. We love this Jasmine based perfume as it is the most perfect balance of sweet and flowery with its wildness attached to it.
On a scale of one to ten, we would definitely rate this Bold Jasmine: Mugler Alien perfume an eight on ten. It is one of those perfumes where you just take a whiff of it and you feel all kind so f magical, fresh and calm once you start to wear it.
Montale Jasmine Full
This is another Jasmine based perfume that you must give a try. You will love how exceptionally good it smells while when you wear it, it leaves you feeling bold, confident, smart and sexy. You can wear this perfume to a business meeting, to a club or even a sunny summer holiday by the beach or a perfect island getaway. The Jasmine scent brought out by this perfume is remarkable and leaves you not only feeling your best self but also smelling like your best self. It is not too expensive and we would rate this perfume a solid 9/10. If you are someone who has not tried jasmine perfume before in their lives, give this one a try and you will not be disappointed.
Best Youthful: Gucci Bloom
You can call this Jasmine perfume some sort of the magic portion that leaves you smelling like heaven. It is like a breath of fresh air on a hot summer day. This jasmine perfume from Gucci is beyond calming, soothes your nerves, and when used as a perfume, scent, or cologne, they feel super confident, intelligent, and beyond sexy.
You need to give this a try for some real badass vibes while still feeling all princessy.
Tom Ford Jasmine Rouge and Michael Kors Glam Jasmine Eau de Parfum are other great Jasmine perfumes that you must give a try asap. They will you smelling like a dream covered in Jasmine scents.
Maximo is the ideator behind Gertrude.co. He graduated from the Grasse Institute of Perfumery (GIP) in France in the year 2003. His learnings in the field of perfumery have been immensely educative and helpful in creating new fragrances at a creative centre in Manhattan where Maximo works as a perfumer. He has a fine appreciation for incense’s art, and his colossal passion for perfumery reflects in his discussions. He has managed and led teams in his past working experience researching scents with its key clients.