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Nice first aftershave for 16 yo DS

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1Wanda1 Fri 13-Oct-17 17:35:54

Not long ago DS was not remotely interested in this, but now all of a sudden he'd like to "smell nice". Which aftershaves/men's fragrances are nice for boys this age? I hate anything too overpowering like Farenheit (though obviously I'm not the demographic DS is trying to please!). Can you suggest a few nice, fresh-smelling ones that aren't too grown-up for a boy this age?

Loyly Fri 13-Oct-17 17:39:41

Le Male by Jean Paul Gaultier.

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Fri 13-Oct-17 17:39:56

DS liked the 007 aftershave when he first started shaving. He now has Ralph Lauren Polo Red or Calvin Klein Eternity.

Yogagirl123 Fri 13-Oct-17 17:44:29

POLICE To Be is lovely both of my two teens love it, it’s in a very trendy pale blue glass skull, and not too expensive.

Orangedragonfly Fri 13-Oct-17 17:59:02

My 16 year old DS uses Joop Homme.

Paul Smith ones are lovely and not expensive.

Wormulonian Fri 13-Oct-17 18:32:50

Bodyshop do about 3 different ones. The Kistna one is citrussy and light (not Lynx like!) buy when they have their regular 40-50% off offers.

EdinaMonsoon Fri 13-Oct-17 19:44:57

Paul Smith "Sunshine" is a good choice. DS17 likes David Beckham Instinct (the original one). I would say any of the lighter fragrances would be good options: Calvin Klein or Issey Mayake both have fresh mineral scents.

1Wanda1 Tue 17-Oct-17 17:06:03

Thanks everyone. I got him a Paul Smith one in the end - was amazed to find it for only £18 for 100ml! Lovely clean fresh fragrance, I'm sure he'll like it.

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