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Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme

Infused with the force of attraction of a man with style and sensuality, this fresh, woody fragrance is effervescent with bright, sparkling notes of bergamot, ginger, and vetiver. This fragrance of contrasts is a unique combination of luxury, art, and modernity for timeless elegance.Notes:Bergamot, Cedar, Ozonic Notes, White Ginger, Basil Flower, White Pepper, Violet Leaves, Cedarwood, Haiti Vetiver, Tonka Bean.Style:Magnetic. Sensual. Intriguing.
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Questions & Answers for Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme

Question
Is this a men's or women's fragrance?
asked 3 years, 8 months ago
jmellon
on L'Homme
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
YSL L'Homme est pour un homme, pas pour une femme.
answered 2 weeks ago
TorontoOntario
answer 2
the French word HOMME means man in English so obviously it is a man's cologne!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
sleepiness9
(mesa, az)
answer 3
Men's fragrance
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
wattswrong
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 4
Men's
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
acetopper
(Charlotte NC)
answer 5
this is the men's fragrance although I occasionally 'steal' it for myself...Yves Saint Laurent YSL ...also has the version La Nuit sp? but it isn't as irresistible/intoxicating as this one
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
mellomel
(East Coast)
answer 6
men's but i suppose a woman could wear it. it's not too strong/cologne-like.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
tetrafin
(california)
answer 7
Totally thought this was for a women too! Loved the sample!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
aprylred
(St. Pete, fl)
answer 8
I'm quite certain it's a men's fragrance. Before I bought it as a gift, I looked for it at department stores, on Ulta, Sephora and eBay to compare prices and on all of these it was classified as male rather than unisex.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
artemisgem
(Lincoln, NE)
Question
For Males or Females ?
If I buy this, do I wear it or does my husband wear it....
asked 4 years, 2 months ago
mtncabingirl
(morganton, GA)
on L'Homme
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Both of you can wear it! Its a great buy when you look at it that way. My wife wears it and I sneak a spray or too sometimes. we both get compliments
answered 7 months ago
OkraWinfrey
(Cornville-Hog Station, Iowa)
answer 2
This cologne is meant for men, but it is light enough that a woman could probably get away with wearing it. If you can, go to Sephora and spray a few spritzes of the cologne on you. Live with it for a few hours and see what you think.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
crc0903
(Denton, TX)
answer 3
This is a man's fragrance.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
caligurl37
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 4
I am a woman and I have been wearing this cologne for over a year. you should try it out for yourself - you might enjoy smelling that way yourself or it could be better for you to smell it on your man :)
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
andrea1190
(Laurel, MD)
answer 5
Both! I'm a mid-30s professional woman that wears this scent on a regular basis. It's sexy, fun but not over powering!
Love it!
answered 4 years ago
DCStarlet
(Washington, DC)
answer 6
for your husband
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
JoeA
(Chicago, IL)
answer 7
It's for men, as a woman though I don't see anything wrong with wearing his cologne.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
MissIncredible
(New York, NY)
Question
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST ON YOU?
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
truebeauty21
(San Francisco, Ca)
on L'Homme
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
My husband sprays it on his clothes, not just his skin and it lasts almost all day.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
mv2331
(Orange County, California)
answer 2
it will last all day and if you don't use a good laundry detergent it will still smell a bit after a wash.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
sleepiness9
(mesa, az)
answer 3
I can smell it on my husband all day...on his clothes though, not sure it stays on the skin as long.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
ern0324
(Bentonville, AR)
answer 4
My man puts it on before work and I can still smell it when he comes home 12 hours later.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
heather1985
(Knoxville, TN)
answer 5
Well, I don't wear it, but when my man wears it, he still smells like it when he comes home from work after 8 hours.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
wattswrong
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 6
my husband puts on two or three spritzes in the morning and I smell it (even more sexy the longer it sits on his skin) that evening!!!
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
mellomel
(East Coast)
Question
how is the staying power for this cologne?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
nina3212
(Urbana, Illinois)
on L'Homme
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
it is not overpowering and lasts all day
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
adamsbetterhalf
(Wayne, NJ)
answer 2
Very good. When my fiance is wearing it I can smell it for hours any time I get close to him, and sometimes I can smell it on myself later.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
missesnixon
(Ypsilanti, MI)
answer 3
Lingers all day, very subtly, but sexy.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
daniellenicolec
(Boston, MA)
answer 4
according to my dad, three or four squirts will last about 5 hours. Obviously depends on how much you put on, bro!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
jjswamp
(Chicago, IL)
answer 5
The scent stays long and smells soooo good!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
jlkapferer
(Jefferson, OH)
answer 6
NOT LONG LASTING DARNET....ONLY A FEW SECONDS SEE I'M OLD SCHOOL AND REMEMER WHEN STUFF WAS REAL...LOL
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answered 2 years, 8 months ago
alexmanning
(NEW YORK)
Question
Do men like this frangrance when it's worn by a woman?
My boyfriend and I recently went shopping in order to pick a fragrance for me to wear that he liked the smell of. Of all the fragrances in Sephora, he liked YSL L'Homme best on me! I am a bit hesitant to wear it since it's a men's fragrance. Women who wear this fragrance: how did men respond to it? Did they find it to be too masculine?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
nmmeg
on L'Homme
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
My wife wears mine more than I. it smells great on her.
answered 7 months ago
OkraWinfrey
(Cornville-Hog Station, Iowa)
answer 2
I'd go for it!! Must work better with your body chemistry. I was trying fragrences (at a major department store). I liked Bulgari "chrystaline". The sales associate suggested I try the men's version. We both agreed the men's version is more "sensual" (for lack of a better word) on me. My husbad really likes it on me - that sold me!!!!!!
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
missbehavn
(Dallas, TX)
answer 3
YES! I wear it (day time) and I think its very well suited to be worn by a female. Ive gotten a few compliments on it.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
daniellenicolec
(Boston, MA)
answer 4
I think it's sweet enough for you to pull it off.

But keep in mind, just because it's labeled as "men's," doesn't mean you can't wear it! It's just a label. I work in men's fragrances in a department store, and women buy men's fragrances for themselves all the time. There's nothing wrong with it. L'Homme is a beautiful fragrance, and you're allowed to enjoy it just as much as any man :)
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
genec
(Milford, CT)
answer 5
I purchased this scent for my boyfriend and he loved it. But I also find myself sneaking in a few sparys on my wrist before we leave the house. I personally like scents that aren't flowery and I would wear this cause it smells great but not overly masculine ( you can barely tell it's a scent for men). I think it can pass as a women's scent and no one has told me I smelled like a man so far. :D
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
lilyno
(New Orleans, LA)
Question
Good for spring and summer?
I as a famale diceided to buy this one, is it too heavy for summer?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
raizoraizo
on L'Homme
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. Its fresh enough to pull off
answered 7 months ago
OkraWinfrey
(Cornville-Hog Station, Iowa)
answer 2
this is a really fun scent. I love its versatility. This is definitely a year round fragrance.
answered 9 months ago
jimel05
(Rochester, NY)
answer 3
No. It's really nice. My girlfriend wears it and I love it. I bought it for her!
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
derby41
(Gainesville, Fl)
answer 4
Definitely good for spring and summer. It's not like those "sport" scents, but still has a fresh and crisp spice overlying the woodsy undertones. Keep in mind this is coming from a male's point of view. I'm not sure how it would do on a woman. I imagine that if you like how it smells on you, then you'll do just fine with it in the spring and summer.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Aeroallergen
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 5
I think its ok for all seasons actually!!! it smells great,just tone it down in warmer months!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
jenncliett
(alabama)
Question
Can I get a sample paper like in the magazines?
or something like that? I've had bad experiences in the passed about buying colognes that dont go too well with me even with all the good reviews, so i was wondering if i could get mailed a sample of some sorts
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
mctwan
(Salisbury NC)
on L'Homme
3 answers
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answer 1
Go to sephora and they can not only get you paper sample but send you home with a tiny spray bottle. I tried ordering on line with giftcard and promo code plus debit card and just didn't work out. I told the cashier that I was upset about not receiving my free samples and one happen to be a frangrance and they sent me home with 3 tiny spray bottle samples. Go see them! lol
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
sweetheart1018
(baytown, tx)
answer 2
I do not knwo about a paper sample, however, I went to the store and requested a sample and one of the employees made me a spray bottle sample like you get at makeup counters. I am assuming they would be able to mail you something like this if you called customer service, but, they definitely will do it for you in stores!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
jlkapferer
(Jefferson, OH)
answer 3
Samples are a great way to try new products & we include three free samples with every Sephora.com order. The sample selection is listed on our website and changes frequently, so check back often to see what we're offering. At this time we are unable to send custom samples from our warehouse. Another great way to try new products is to visit your local Sephora store. At the store, a Cast Member can make a tester for you of any products that we carry. They can also answer questions for you and make recommendations for other products. To find a store near you, check out our store locator. Thanks!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Are there other colognes similar to D&G the one gentleman?
My fiance loves the One Gentleman but i want him to try other colognes.. whats similar to the smell of D&G the one Gentlman. let me know.. thanks
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
Anonymous
on L'Homme
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
YSL's L'Homme is a classic men's fragrance. It's very soft and warm. If you don't like anything too spicy and would rather something classic and safe, it's definitely for him. I prefer La Nuit. It's got a little kick to it ;)
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
neatlyfab
(New York, NY)
answer 2
D&G The One Gentleman is a great fragrance! If you want something similar, try D&G The One. I actually think it is slightly better, or at least better for daytime wear. If that doesn't suit your taste, then try Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l'Homme. It has all the sexy appeal of The One Gentleman, but adds a dash of debonair. Be sure to test first. Go to a department store and have your boyfriend/husband spray some on his wrist. That way you and him can both smell it as the scent burns through its notes.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Aeroallergen
(Raleigh, NC)
Question
Box for a 6.6 oz bottle?
Last year was a hard box, аnd now I received 6.6 oz bottle in a clear box, is it authentic YSL's new box?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
AlineUA
(NJ)
on L'Homme
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Purchased the product four months ago in a hard box in store. Not sure about the new packaging.
answered 8 months ago
Kammy33
(San Diego, CA)
answer 2
Did you order it from Sephora? I bought it like a month ago and it was a silver-ish/bronze-ish paper box. But it should be authentic if you bought from Sephora!!! :)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
hilaryc
(Irvine, CA)
Question
best lotion?
Which lotion or body butter/cream compliments this cologne?
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
(Pasadena,CA)
on L'Homme
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Honestly, the most complimentary lotion i've found is the regular, run of the mill, Suave or Vaseline Men's cologne. It's complimentary without being overpowering. There's nothing worse than drowning yourself in a fragrance! Ugh!
answered 4 years ago
DCStarlet
(Washington, DC)
answer 2
I would use something unscented so it doesn't interfere with the scent. Try Bliss Naked body butter. That way your skin is still hydrated so the fragrance lasts longer and you still smell the same. If you HAVE to use a scented one, I would maybe pick something light and citrus, or verbena.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
courtneycourtney
(Seattle, WA)
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