To hold on to that fragrant smell many are opting for natural oil-scents by trying essential oils for men. Yes, there are incredible oils that can not only make you smell insanely desirable but also keep you fresh and energetic the whole day.
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Men and their unique cologne go hand in hand. Every man smells insanely distinct when they can be identified by their own distinct cologne. This is the reason many men splurge on colognes, just like women splurge on clothes and make-up. However, these smells tend to fade or become amalgamated with sweat leaving an odor behind.
Benefits of using Essential oils
- It can strengthen your hair roots
- Can keep your facial hair healthy and shiny
- Keep you fresh daylong
- Reduce perspiration
- Can energize your slowing cells
- Can correct your acne problem, dandruff, headaches, and nausea
- They can also be used as aphrodisiac oils
- A few collection oils can boost low libido and cure impotency.
Before heading towards the Essential oil scents for men, the question that most people ask is what is your fragrance? Yes! Understanding your fragrance and the amount of appeal it can add to your personality is quintessential. Anyways, it is quite difficult to understand a fragrance that is made by companies. They do not particularly mention the ingredients on the label. In this era, according to a research, cosmetic fragrances are not recommended. They leave stains; the fragrance mixed with sweat leaves an odor behind, making it less desirable to use on a day-to-day normal sweaty life.
To combat all the issues of odor that a perfume can render, try masculine essential oil blends for men.
Masculine Essential oil blends
You will be surprised to find that a lot of men are grooming themselves through natural methods, such as using natural beard wax, organic mustache nourishing oils, and so on. So, if you are looking for a perfect gift for your partner, you might want to try a few recipes mentioned at the end of the article.
However, let me take you through some infamous blends for men.
- Chamomile blend
There are two varieties of Chamomile flowers – German and Roman. German has sweet yet straw like rugged smell to it, whereas Roman smells like an apple.
This blend is highly of assistance. It can keep you calm, anxiety free, and it also works as an anti-inflammatory agent. If you have any shaving cuts and marks, just use this to reduce inflammation.
Being a man means that the stress level is always high for various reasons: job issues, personal issues, deadlines. The list is endless. The smell of this chamomile blend is sweet and pleasant, and it renders calming impact on nerves.
- Eucalyptus oil
It is usually taken as a strong herb for medicinal purposes. But it has a clean fresh fragrance. That can be enchanting as a man’s scent. Eucalyptus oil can be blended with other oils, such as Lavender or sandalwood, to create a unique smell or to soften the strong fragrance of eucalyptus for HIM.
- Sandalwood oil
As the name hints, it is a perfectly sweet, sandy, fresh, and aromatic woodsy kind of fragrance. The smell mixed with “his” sweat can create a unique smell. It is strong yet subtle. It will not overwhelm the noses from 200 meters, like cosmetic perfumes, but it will brim and evolve around the person.
This fragrance mixed with lavender and peppermint can exclude more strong, distinct, and unique smell. Peppermint will keep you fresh all day long, whereas, lavender and sandalwood will spread their mighty glory of uniquely scented fragrant smell to you.
Patchouli is an intense fragrant herb. It spreads the divine blend of musk, earth, and strong fresh and clear aroma. It is quite strong and can overwhelm all the scents. This is the best essential oil for men due to its various benefits
It is also perfect for men who perspire more. It can keep the sweaty smell at bay. And a little of it goes a long way.
Its health benefits are: it helps in urination, helps in deformation of the kidney stones, and it can keep you hydrated. So, a drop or two every morning diluted in a half glass of water can indeed go a long way.
Other benefits are that it helps in treating impotency, can work as an aphrodisiac, and also boosts low libido in men. To treat all these issues, use it as a vaporizer or indulge in a steam bath by adding 30 drops of this miraculous herb in a bathing tub.
- Sporty fragrance
Frankincense and Myrrh blended with Clary sage renders sporty smell. It is a unique blend, that keeps you active, fragrant, and works as an anti-bacterial agent. This is a perfect fragrance for sportsmen.
A few Recipes to knock your sweetheart out
This essential oil blend for men is quite a hit with my husband and his friends! It gives that kinky, macho, sweet, and strong kind of scent. To prepare this fun blend, follow the recipe illustrated below:
- 5 drops of Tobacco oil
- 5 drops of Vanilla oil
- 2 drops of patchouli oil
Method: in 12-ounce of water add all the essential oils and mist it over chest and roam around the kitchen in underwear. Yay! It is such an overwhelming masculine scent. If your sweetheart comes to you don’t be surprised.
Treating beard with Essential oils
- 2 drops of bergamot oil
- 5 drops of spruce oil
- 5 drops of cedarwood oil
- 2 drops vetiver oil
Method: in a 2-ounce bottle add all the oils and fill the remaining bottle with EGCO. Don’t forget to shake the bottle before use. Apply as required on beard and style and set as you wish. This oil blend will also keep the beard hair soft and nourished.
Sweetheart date Blend
- 4 drops of ylang-ylang oil
- 3 drops of sandalwood oil
- 2 drops of cedarwood oil
- 10 drops of sweet-orange oil
- 4 TSP of almond oil
Method: mix all these oils in a bottle, apply on a wrist, and collar bone when taking someone special out. You can also create a mist of it by adding 6 drops of this blend in 8-ounce water. Spray in the car, on the bed, and wherever you want.
You can also add 20 drops in a hot water tub and indulge in aromatic couple bath. Make sure not to soak her in if she is expecting.
Essential oils for men come along with health benefits, enhancing your features, such as beard, hair, mustaches, sweaty skin, and so on. No! They are not cosmetic products. But these are 100% natural products that are safe to use.
Sources and References
- Wikipedia Chamomile
- YoungLiving The manly man’s guide to essential oils (manly edition)
- MensFitness The Man’s Guide to Essential Oils