Top Five Summertime Scents

Summer is the perfect time to take a tropical getaway with activities seaside and beyond. Though it might be tough to find time to schedule a trip, the summer season allows everyone to feel like they are in vacation mode with the distinct smell of sweat highly noticeable this time of year.

Here are five fragrances that are perfect for the beach, a sweaty cover-up or a mental getaway at the office that can make anytime vacation time.

Beach by Bobbi Brown

Can the visions of relaxing on the shoreline be any more clear? Dive right into vacation mode with this light and airy perfume. Based on sand, jasmine, sea spray, and mandarin Beach creates a sunscreen-like aroma and transports the mind instantly to days of sunbathing, surfing and relaxing. It might as well be a vacation in a bottle and a pick-me-up good for the entire year.

Available for $78 at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and most department stores.

Fresh Sea Salt Fine Fragrance Mist by Bath & Body Works

Row, row, row the boat of worries gently out to sea with this mist of clementine, orange blossom, and sea salt. The blue color of the spray teases the brain with a scent that make it seem like one’s wearing the ocean’s distant cousin. This lightweight long-lasting mist is a great refresher from days of sweating, mental workouts and everyday life, no matter the amount applied. Toss heads with this scent that will make everyone around want to get into a vacation mentality.

Available for $14.50 at Bath & Body Works.

Bombshell Summer by Victoria’s Secret

Summertime means the season of citrus scents and florals that can both be found in this fun, tropical fragrance consisting of grapefruit and lily of the valley. This subtle, light scent will blend right in with the fruits that are fresh and in season for summer. It can also whisk the brain away from the boring daily routine to a tropical island daydream when jealousy creeps in while scrolling through friends’ vacation photos.

Available for $55 at Victoria’s Secret stores, website and other beauty supply stores.

In Full Bloom by Kate Spade New York

Long, hot days consisting of blasting the air conditioner at work can pave the way for daydreams full of prancing around in a field full of flowers. Actually feel like a part of the fantasy of a colorful, summer garden with not only a blooming bottle but also a variety of smells of lemon, green tea, peach and lotus flower. Light and long-lasting, dreams become a reality with this aroma.

Available for $98 at Kate Spade New York stores, website, Macy’s and other beauty specialty stores.

CK One Summer by Calvin Klein

Drink in smells of lime mojito and guava that capture the essence of an island getaway in a bottle that looks enticing enough to drink. This scent blends all tropical locations into a single bottle be it a beach, jungle or tiki hut. Be the star of any event with a scent that is perfect for parties, concerts and any summer event where the only requirements are being up for fun and adventure.

Available for $58 at Calvin Klein stores, the Calvin Klein website and most department stores.

Kimberly Donahue
Kimberly Donahue is a writer with Anton Media Group.

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