The idea of meeting the “love of your life” online has a new reality. Right now, your chats and texts will not lead to an “in person” date. That’s not what will happen during these stay at home and social distancing times. Even if online dating these days is Virtual- ZOOM or Facetime, confidence is still an important element. Fragrance in its very nature gives you confidence; it represents your uniqueness and in one spritz it retains a sense of normalcy. Here are our picks for best Virtual Dating fragrances for him and for her from our experts at FragranceX.com.
Your first Virtual Date: This is the first time you will “see” other and start getting to know each other, so you don’t want to come off too strong. No different than what it would be like if it was a first close contact encounter. For him wear something casual but that gives you self-confidence. We recommend Prada Luna Rossa Sport. It’s a great everyday “not trying too hard” cologne with a bit of oomph from ginger notes blended with lavender (calming) and juniper berries.
For her, you may be nervous so choose a relaxing fragrance for the first Virtual date. Green tea and lavender has been used for thousands of years to help you relax calm, Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Lavender combines both. The heart of magnolia is just the right light white floral and helps make you feel lovely.
If your first “date” went well, wear Worth Je Reviens which when translated means “I am returning” and is one of the rare perfumes to focus on narcissus. Sparkling aldehydes and spicy clove meet in a fragrance that promises a Virtual date tomorrow.
Second Virtual Date: So you both seem to like each other, your conversation is playful and there’s hints that you are hitting it off. We recommend Christian Dior Jadore. It is both lively and sexy, with notes of jasmine, plum, orchid and rose in the heart, and musk and blackberry in the trail.
For him, Armani Code, a masculine cologne with uplifting notes of bergamot, citrus and just a hint of sophisticated spice has the right “code”. I like her!!
Your third Virtual Date: In front of each of you is bottle of wine and candles. For serious seduction, try fragrances that are frankly sexy. For him, try Montale Black Oud which is mysterious, spicy, dark and sensual and musky. Versace Woman is ALL woman, bold, sensual and exuberant. Key notes are exotic frangipani, wild roses and a skin scent musk that sends a message…this might lead to love. Be sure to wear these perfumes and colognes when you DO finally meet.