Bleu de Chanel, Invictus and Chrome come to mind.
I'll have to nominate Yves Saint Laurent pour Homme.
Don't get me wrong, I like it a lot, but every time I spray it on I do get a strong household cleaner vibe.
Bleu de Chanel, Invictus and Chrome come to mind.
L'eau par Kenzo
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Czech and Speake Citrus Paradisi reminded me of the blocks you get in a urinal. I’d been hesitant about using the sample I had, but gave it a go yesterday. I regretted it all day.
To me, part of Knize Ten smells like laundry powder and the chemical in a Porta-Loo
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Citrus Allegro by Le Prince Jardinier but don't mind the smell.
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A problem that's only going to get worse is that household cleaners are starting to smell like low grade designer fragrances or deodorants. I have a anti bacteria Dettol spray for the kitchen and it smells quite nice that you could actually wear it if it was a deodorant. lol It's mad because cleaning products are supposed to smell bad. If they start getting better and better smelling then associations with designer/niche fragrances with cleaning products are going to get worse.
Both TF White Patchouli and Vero Profumo's Onda EDP have a strong current of some anti-bacterial soap or industrial cleaning fluid running through them.....making them repellent to my nose.
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+1 Chrome. Anything cheap/synthetic/musty/chemical smelling can pass though. EG Burberry Sport
Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman
CAEB smells like citrus cleaner pledge at times but not entirely, that's exactly why I prefer Nio by xerjoff or L'Humaniste in this genre as gems a'la naturale vibe and not synthetic ones like previous one mentioned (CAEB) but have to admit I've smelled on someone else like I've previously mentioned in other post that it smelled nice on other individuals chemistry I sold my CAEB to..Go figure , that's why you always have take scents for weekend test drives
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"Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "
Neroli Sauvage by Creed!
The now discontinued Wild Wind for Men by Gabriela Sabatini had a certain similarity with the freshness of certain household cleaners (albeit very soapy, non-toxic and more or less "laundry/linen fresh" household cleaning products).
Habit Rouge EdT
Brineapple (Pineapple, Guava, Ylang Ylang, Marine Notes, Green Tea, Cade, Guaiacwood, Cedar Wood, Ozone) / Fur - (Vintage Musks, Woods, Leather) / Onsen Wood (Hinoki/Hiba/Cedar/Yuzu) / Winter XVI (Tree Saps, Extractions and Resins, Bois des Landes, Bourbon Vetiver, Spearmint, Frankincense & Myrrh) / L.O.M. Leather Oud Musk (Leather, Oud, Musk, Beeswax, Tobacco, Strawberry, Incense & Amber)
Volo Az 686 by Profumum for sure. $240 will get you 100 ml's that smells JUST like Fabuloso floral all purpose cleaner. Seriously.
I agree with Jack - I keep encountering tons of household products (hand soap, detergent, even window cleaner) that are scented as strongly and with the same scent profile as a cologne/fragrance. The latest one I smelled is Verbena Hand Soap by Mrs. Meyers Clean Day - it smells like a feminine chypre like a Lauder scent or something...I love it!
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No offense to anyone but Chanel Edition Blanche.
'Now you and EVERYONE within a 15 mile radius, can explore and relish (or suffocate from) the invigorating sillage of royal pineapple on your daily commutes.'
(WARNING: Creed Aventus Luxury Car Shampoo is not to be smelled directly or applied to the skin. Failure to follow these instructions can result in permanent loss of smell, and smelling fabulous.)
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Zizan by Ormonde Jayne is like Flash Crisp Lemons multipurpose cleaner. But pricier.
And Sandalo by SMN is like Mr Sheen.
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Caron Yuzu Man - a medley of cleaning products