There are a lot of misconceptions about men's perfume, foremost among them is the notion that it's called cologne. "A cologne," Hockstein explains, "is just going to be a much lighter scent; it doesn't actually refer to the gender of the perfume at all. Perfume is just a much stronger, much more concentrated version of the scent." Le Labo and other serious scent makers only make perfume. Don't end up ignoring more carefully crafted products by using the wrong word.
Credit: Simon Belcher / Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
Best Places to Live
Surf Towns, Reborn Cities, and Mountain Meccas Where Life is Good
Plus: Inside Climbing's Toughest Triumph
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Bill Nye's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.