Here, breath-of-fresh-air notes – citruses like bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin – are played up, often making for an invigorating introduction to a fragrance from within this woody sub-family. As with all the lighter, more fleeting top notes, they don’t hang around for that long – but a woody fresh scent makes for a wonderful morning wake-up, before the deeper, woody base notes unfold on the skin. It’s those notes you live with, so as ever, we recommend trying a fragrance from this family on the skin, rather than going by that first, fresh impression.
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