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  • Valentino Uomo Intense

    3 18.75%
  • Prada L'Homme Intense

    4 25.00%
  • Spicebomb Extreme

    7 43.75%
  • Get something else...

    2 12.50%
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    Unhappy Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    I am about to buy one of these for night-out occasions, pub-club-date whatever. Reviews are so good.

    I liked Prada on my skin, Extreme did not project so well but I liked it anyway and couldn't find a tester for Valentino, so blind-buy.

    But here I have a problem. As a clean-younger looking mid 20s guy, I am scared to use them because they are too sweet and I know compliments "depend on the who wears it". I don't have a strong masculine look, it feels those will make me look feminine.

    As never tried a sweet fragrance, I don't know if it suits to me.

    If I liked projection of La Nuit de L'Homme, I would buy it. My backup plan is Azzaro Wanted by Night, I liked it a lot, I love cinnamon, yet it reminds me Invictus and will do the same to ladies around my age, an overused fragrance .

    As you already guessed, I want it to be a bit seductive, but not like JPG Ultramale way.

    What would you suggest to me?

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Everything that women your age have smelled will be sweet so there's no worries there. My friend your perfume isn't going to make you seductive.

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    If you can't find Valentino Uomo Intense, you might have better luck finding Dior Homme Intense which is pretty similar. Spicebomb Extreme is a good one. From Prada maybe check out Luna Rosa Black, but don't overthink it; Bleu de Chanel is a hit. And I'll throw out Acqua di Gio Profumo, 'cause why not. And Pure Havane.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Spicebomb Extreme
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    If you can't find Valentino Uomo Intense, you might have better luck finding Dior Homme Intense which is pretty similar. Spicebomb Extreme is a good one. From Prada maybe check out Luna Rosa Black, but don't overthink it; Bleu de Chanel is a hit. And I'll throw out Acqua di Gio Profumo, 'cause why not. And Pure Havane.
    I love dior homme intense but that is really unisex with it's significant lipstick accord.
    I can buy valentino uomo intense but nobody has tester for it in the city I live.
    I forgot to write that I'm looking for fall/winter fragrance, fir a dark and rainy city. I have already good ones for summer nights.

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Of those three I like Spicebomb Extreme the best, followed by VUI then the Prada. They’re all good but not great in my opinion. Spicebomb is the most “masculine” of the three, if you’re worried about that.
    Last edited by BigFish; 13th September 2019 at 12:58 PM.

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    what's you budget?
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    what's you budget?
    60-70€ for 50ml, 90 for 100ml. So around the ones I've written. Niche's are expensive for my budget.

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Anything from your list but Spicebomb, that stuff smells like something your grandma would choose on hallucinogenics

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Spicebomb Extreme is the way to go! VUI would be a close second, which I prefer over PLI.

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by Democritus View Post
    Anything from your list but Spicebomb, that stuff smells like something your grandma would choose on hallucinogenics
    Wow, most harsh comment I heard for Spicebomb Extreme so far

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    Quote Originally Posted by tempodivalse9000 View Post
    Wow, most harsh comment I heard for Spicebomb Extreme so far
    I think I've made harsher comments

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by tempodivalse9000 View Post
    I love dior homme intense but that is really unisex with it's significant lipstick accord.
    I can buy valentino uomo intense but nobody has tester for it in the city I live.
    I forgot to write that I'm looking for fall/winter fragrance, fir a dark and rainy city. I have already good ones for summer nights.
    Wear DHI with confidence and you'll get attention. Forget the crap about lipstick, no one else who smells it on you will think that. And it's better than VUI by a country mile.

    From your original selection I would go with the Prada, no contest.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Dior Homme Intense is more formal, more "clean" than Valentino Uomo Intense. That lipstick feel is kind of an urban legend. Ok I do get the notion, but no one will actually tell you that you smell like a lipstick, or have that sense of smell on you.

    As per Spicebomb extreme, you might want to try Givenchy Gentlemen Only Absolute and maybe P.R. 1 Million Prive, a more mature version of 1 Million.

    Another Idea, try Guerlain L'Homme Ideal EDT and EDP - albeit some regard it a bit unisex.
    Last edited by Zgb; 13th September 2019 at 07:57 AM.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Make it 'Amber pour Homme Intense' (2011) by Daniela Roche-Andrier for Prada Milano
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    I'd go with just the regular Prada L'Homme, not the Intense.

    Second choice would be Spicebomb Extreme, although I prefer the regular.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by tempodivalse9000 View Post
    I am about to buy one of these for night-out occasions, pub-club-date whatever. Reviews are so good.

    I liked Prada on my skin, Extreme did not project so well but I liked it anyway and couldn't find a tester for Valentino, so blind-buy.

    But here I have a problem. As a clean-younger looking mid 20s guy, I am scared to use them because they are too sweet and I know compliments "depend on the who wears it". I don't have a strong masculine look, it feels those will make me look feminine.

    As never tried a sweet fragrance, I don't know if it suits to me.

    If I liked projection of La Nuit de L'Homme, I would buy it. My backup plan is Azzaro Wanted by Night, I liked it a lot, I love cinnamon, yet it reminds me Invictus and will do the same to ladies around my age, an overused fragrance .

    As you already guessed, I want it to be a bit seductive, but not like JPG Ultramale way.

    What would you suggest to me?
    I think all 3 are a great choices for a guy your age. I think all 3 are excellent designer fragrances. 3 of the best over the past 5 or 6 years in the designer world. I would buy all 3. But in answer to your question.....Spicebomb Extreme is the most masculine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Man Of The World View Post
    I think all 3 are a great choices for a guy your age. I think all 3 are excellent designer fragrances. 3 of the best over the past 5 or 6 years in the designer world. I would buy all 3. But in answer to your question.....Spicebomb Extreme is the most masculine.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Quote Originally Posted by tempodivalse9000 View Post
    I am about to buy one of these for night-out occasions, pub-club-date whatever. Reviews are so good.

    I liked Prada on my skin, Extreme did not project so well but I liked it anyway and couldn't find a tester for Valentino, so blind-buy.

    But here I have a problem. As a clean-younger looking mid 20s guy, I am scared to use them because they are too sweet and I know compliments "depend on the who wears it". I don't have a strong masculine look, it feels those will make me look feminine.

    As never tried a sweet fragrance, I don't know if it suits to me.

    If I liked projection of La Nuit de L'Homme, I would buy it. My backup plan is Azzaro Wanted by Night, I liked it a lot, I love cinnamon, yet it reminds me Invictus and will do the same to ladies around my age, an overused fragrance .

    As you already guessed, I want it to be a bit seductive, but not like JPG Ultramale way.

    What would you suggest to me?
    For the purposes in which you intend to wear these, I think they are all good choices. Don't worry about them being sweet, as it's been said, at your age you will possibly get complimented on them. But don't worry about compliments so much as choosing one in which you enjoy the most.
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    I'd suggest looking for something a bit more distinctive, lest at a party you're not just Spicebomb Guy #6 or similar...
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    Default Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    I did my back-up plan, because it was on a discount For my clothing style, weather and places I hangout, I guess it will fit better too. After trying 2-3 times, it didn't felt that much Invictus.

    Later I will get a small prada l'homme intense, for more suit-up occasions.




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