Published On:

November 23, 2022

Updated On:

November 28, 2022

cologne for men in 30's

6 Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties

In your early thirties you probably stop running after every girl who passes in front of you and get a little bit more serious about a specific relationship. You may need the Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties to getting closer to that special person in your life.

At thirty there are also many more occasions than when you were 25 when you are called upon to dress well and wear a jacket and tie. You will need a fragrance to match such occasions.

As you get to your later thirties you can begin to be a bit more daring in your choice of fragrance. Men begin to move towards perfumes that are starting to be quite mature, full of personality and character, no longer, therefore, the light-hearted mass-pleasing youth, but something that truly demonstrates that they have grown up and become real men.

Our List Of The Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties

1. Seduction: La Nuit de l'Homme Eau de Toilette By Yves Saint Laurent

Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties - La Nuit de l'Homme Eau de Toilette By Yves Saint Laurent

This is the perfume to wear when there is one and only one woman who interests you - in my opinion one of the most seductive fragrances I've ever smelled. La Nuit de l'Homme is very intimate - a perfume that you can use exclusively to go out on an appointment with an important person.

La Nuit de l’Homme opens with a moderate projection of spicy, purple florals, woody, and citrus notes. The opening is unique, elegant, mild, and natural. The cardamom and lavender are the most noticeable opening notes. The cardamom in this fragrance is bittersweet, woody, resinous, and spicy. The lavender is one small step behind, a mild purple floral note, sweet, slightly bitter, clean, and herbal. The bergamot passes quickly, it adds a citrusy sparkly touch that starts dissipating as soon as it appears. After this come the caraway, vetiver, and cedar working as support notes. They combine themselves into a light, spicy, green, and woody note. As time passes, all notes lose their initial sharpness, the fragrance becomes warm, mildly projecting, slightly sweet, spicy, and woody dry.

This classy and unique cologne lasts quite well, but it is more of an intimate scent - the projection is not very strong. La Nuit de l'Homme is one of the Best Colognes To Attract Females.


Top: Cardamom

Middle: Lavender, Virginia cedar, Bergamot

Base: Vetiver, Caraway

2. For More Formal Occasions: Boss The Scent Intense By Hugo Boss

Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties - Boss The Scent Intense By Hugo Boss

For more formal occasions, without becoming too austere, I recommend Hugo Boss The Scent Intense, a rather original fragrance. This is a great warm fragrance for cooler evenings or special occasions.

The Scent Intense is a woody, seductive and addictive fragrance. It opens with spicy notes of ginger and cardamom that frame an exotic maninka fruit as the scent evolves. Sweet dark vanilla and woody smoky strong leather become prominent in the bottom and are combined to reveal the scent dry down strength.

This is a long lasting fragrance with good projection. For the first couple of hours the maninka note dominates together with ginger, and, in the dry down, you get a pleasant manly sweet leather woody scent.


Top: Cardamom, Ginger

Middle: Maninka, Lavender

Base: Leather, Vanilla, Woody notes

3. For The Office: Masculin Pluriel By Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties - Masculin Pluriel By Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Masculin Pluriel is the fragrance to wear when you start to command more influence at the office. A very smooth clean and gentlemanly fragrance that can become your signature scent.

This modern fougère cologne opens with a burst of fresh lavender. The lavender carries with it a sweet and vegetal quality, while still projecting an air of cleanliness and sophistication. A rich and deep leather accord runs through the heart of the fragrance. Cedar, vetiver, and patchouli complete the base of the composition. Upon its dry down, Masculin Pluriel takes on a dry, woody tone. The lavender is subdued, with cedar piercing through as well as patchouli and vetiver's earthiness becoming more apparent.

Masculin Pluriel can be worn in all seasons, day or night. This fragrance is moderate to long lasting, and the projection is not overpowering.

Notes: Lavender, Vetiver, Patchouli, Cedar, Woody notes, Leather

4. Charisma In A Bottle: Fahrenheit Eau de Toilette By Christian Dior

Fahrenheit Eau de Toilette By Christian Dior

Fahrenheit is a fragrance with an exceptional charisma - the perfect fragrance for a man with exceptional charisma. 

Fahrenheit opens with a mixture of green notes and citrus. Among them, the most prominent are the floral hawthorn and the sweet mandarin. The lavender and chamomile reminds one of meadows in spring. A little roughness is added by the bergamot and lemon. Honeysuckle also plays a very important role in the initial phase of the scent. Its characteristic, sweetish aroma is one of the signature elements of Fahrenheit. The opening of this complex composition is undoubtedly intriguing and draws attention.

In the middle, violet takes over the scent. Its aroma is green, rough and tart. Unquestionably masculine, cool, yet warm. This warmth, however comes also from other notes like jasmine, clove and spicy nutmeg. Soft and creamy sandalwood grounds the other notes.

In the base is an almost petrol-like leather accord which is accompanied by vetiver. Fahrenheit's finish is balsamic dry.

Fahrenheit is very long lasting and the projection is strong. It is wearable for the most part of the year and even when it's hot. This fragrance really shines after the sun is down as an elegant, masculine, romantic dating fragrance that inspires confidence.


Top:Nutmeg flower, Lavender, Cedar, Chamomile, Mandarin orange, Hawthorn, Bergamot, Lemon

Middle: Violet leaf, Nutmeg, Cedar, Sandalwood, Honeysuckle, Carnation, Jasmine, Lily-of-the-valley

Base: Leather, Vetiver, Musk, Amber, Patchouli, Tonka bean

5. Sweet Sensuality: Chergui Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens

Chergui Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens

Chergui is sensual and mature, but of a completely different type of sensuality than as found in Fahrenheit. Here we have a much sweeter sensuality, because of the soft tobacco note, greatly diluted by the warm and enveloping and reassuring notes especially of honey and amberIt is a thick, rich and very welcoming perfume.

For a fragrance named after a Moroccan desert wind, Chergui is surprisingly full-bodied. It is a rich, honeyed tobacco scent with smokey, powdery, and amber facets. The dominant tobacco note has a hay-like quality that is sharp and dry. The sharp edges are softened by sweet honey along with amber and a woody, powdery accord of iris and sandalwood. Smokey incense provides a pleasing contrast to the overwhelming sweetness.

Chergui's overall effect is syrupy, making a light hand essential. Properly dosed, however, Chergui offers a comforting cloud of honeyed warmth that is seductive and intoxicating. It becomes smoother, richer and smokier the further it dries down. If sweet, smokey tobacco is what you're after, there's no need to look any further.

Chergui is very different to mass market perfumes and despite its heavy sillage and incredible longevity it is never cloying. A little goes a long way.

Notes:Tobacco leaf, Honey, Amber, Hay, Incense, Sandalwood, Iris, Musk, Rose

6. A Refined Summer Fragrance: Creed Millesime Imperial Eau de Parfum

Creed Millesime Imperial Eau de Parfum

Finally, I recommend a lovely fresh fragrance to use in the summer, and my choice is Creed Millesime Imperial. It is a purely summer fragrance, citrusy and different from all those found on the market in commercial perfumeries. 

Creed Millesime Imperial opens with a soft projection of mostly citrus, floral, and woody notes. The opening is very fresh, faint, pleasant, and feels high-quality. Iris is the powdery floral note that projects during the opening. The citruses and fruity notes are there as well but these are all very soft accords. The lemon and bergamot are the most noticeable, sharp, citrusy, fresh with the mandarin orange adding a soft sweet touch. 

The woody notes are listed as a base but they come up soon after the fragrance is applied. This is a fresh and vibrant woody accord that feels refined. The marine notes and sea salt are there but not overwhelming, they only provide support. In this fragrance the sea salt and marine notes can be described as a fresh oceanic breeze with a pinch of salt; the fragrance remains very soft.

As the fragrance enters its dry down, the citrus and fruity notes take a step back, the woody notes remain, and a very faint musky note joins the powdery iris. The musk in this fragrance is very clean, with a fresh lemony touch that appears to take on the initial freshness of the opening citruses. 

Creed Millesime Imperial lasts well at about 6 hours, and it has a moderate projection. This is one of the best perfume for a 30 year old man.


Top: Fruity notes, Sea salt

Middle: Sicilian lemon, iris, Bergamot, Mandarin orange

Base: Sea notes, Musk, Woody notes

Closing Thoughts On Best Cologne For Men In Their Thirties

Now that you are more mature, it is time for a fragrance to reflect this maturity and sophistication. 

Each fragrance we have discussed here is special and has great character. Choose one that suits your lifestyle or a special occasion and that reflects your personality. It will round off any outfit and express who you are.

In fact, if you have not done so already, start a fragrance collection, and don't forget to include a Hugo Boss cologne . That way you will be perfectly dressed for every occasion and every mood.   

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