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L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme by Kenzo is a Aromatic Aquatic fragrance for men. L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme was launched in 1999. The nose behind this fragrance is Olivier Cresp. Top notes are yuzu, lemon and green pepper; middle notes are lotus, green notes, water mint and water notes; base notes are white musk and cedar.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Yuzu Lemon Green Pepper

Middle Notes
Lotus Green Notes Water Mint Water Notes

Base Notes
White Musk Cedar

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L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme Fragrance Reviews

Gutipon
Gutipon

The opening smells like Mr. Clean cleaner

Very good drydown..

Nov
07
2014
Jtay
Jtay

Delicious, fresh, unique. This smells like nothing else on the market. Green with a particularly strong green pepper scent. Quiet, but so are many other great perfumes. Imo it is completely unisex.

To address a common complaint - this is in no way a generic replica of Acqua di Gio. L'Eau par Kenzo explores the green side of aromatic aquatics. AdG stays firmly on the white floral side of the family.

Oct
27
2014
omar.melmo
omar.melmo

Yuzu cliché ! That's how I would summarize this fragrance. A shower gel scent just to expand the "out of the shower" feeling, as said below, for when you take a bath before going to sleep for example. Longevity is good on me, but poor projection. It's obviously not a bad scent, it's just a functionnal fragrance, no more no less. Meh. Dislike.

Aug
22
2014
mdunford
mdunford

On my skin, this starts off with bitter, powdery yuzu and dries down rapidly to powdery and aquatic (NOT marine) accords. The aquatic scent, to me, is like standing in a room where someone is taking a cool shower with really high water pressure. Definitely not a calone blaster like the original KPH.

Sillage is almost nonexistent on me. If I give my wrist two big sprays, I need to put my nose right up against the skin to notice anything. Longevity is about two hours. This is something I only really use to make my "shower fresh" feeling last a bit longer--nobody has ever noticed me wearing it.

Aug
12
2014
amirabbas
amirabbas

After wearing it several times this summer I can describe it in this way:

1-Very fresh
2-As light as air
3-Pleasant
4-Unobtrusive

It start with burst of Lemon, Yuzu, water notes and a little of floral notes. The opening note is very interesting but it goes away after 15 to 30 minutes. In the middle, floral notes will become stronger but lemon and yuzu are still there. ]n the middle you will get some water notes, green and fresh notes (specially the fresh scent of green pepper) and also some kind of vague minty scent. In the background there are some woodsy notes too. The scent doesn’t change a lot to the end of dry down.

This fragrance is more sweet than sour and very refreshing. For me it’s in the category of fresh an a little sweet summer scent like Issey miyake l'eau d'issey. If you check the notes there are similarities between these two in the top notes but the scents are totally different.

The only problem that I have with this one which stops me from buying it is projection and longevity. The projection is low and close to skin and longevity is a little tricky (sometimes it stays on your skin for several hours and sometimes it fades away completely after 3 hours).

این تابستون چندین بار ازش استفاده کردم و فکر می کنم اینطوری میشه توصیفش کرد:

1-خیلی تازه
2-به سبکی هوا
3-دلپذیر
4-غیر مزاحم

اولش با بوی تند لیمو و یوزو و بوی نوت های آب شروع که در کنارش یه مقدار بوی گل هم همراهش حس میشه. شروعش خیلی خوبه و خیلی دوستش دارم ولی بعد از 15 الی 30 دقیقه این بو ضعیف میشه و رایحه گل قویتر میشه ولی بوی مرکبات همچنان با قدرت اونجا حضور دارن. در نت میانی بوی فلفل دلمه ای و نت های سبز دیگه به همراه یه بوی محو نعنایی حس میشه. بوش از اینجا به بعد به نظر خطی میاد و تفاوت زیادی نمی کنه و تا فاز نهایی به همین شکل ادامه پیدا می کنه.

بیشتر بوی شیرین داره تا بوی شور. البته شیرینیش زیاد نیست که آزاد دهنده باشه. برای من تو دسته عطرهای خنک و اندکی شیرین مثل ایسه میاکه لودیسه قرار میگیره. اگر نت های این دو عطر رو چک کنید توی نت ابتدایی شباهت های زیادی دارن ولی بوشون به هم شباهتی نداره.

تنها چیزی که باعث میشه نخرم اش ماندگاری و پخش بوی پایینی هست که داره. پخش بوش که خیلی کم هست و میشه گفت نزدیک به پوست هست و ماندگاریش هم گاهی وقت ها زیاده و ساعت ها روی پوست می مونه و گاهی نهایت 3 ساعت می مونه و دیگه چیزی ازش حس نمی کنید. اگر ماندگاری خوبی داشت ارزش خریدن رو داشت. یه بوی ملایم و همه پسندی داره.

Aug
09
2014
kingderella
kingderella

A fresh and clean summer scent, with aquatic and citrus notes, and just a little bit of sweetness. Unchallenging, but nice. More relaxed than athletic. My current choice for very hot summer days.

The citrus is a little harsh at first, but that's over in only a couple of minutes, and it settles down to something gentle and pleasant.

I'd compare it to cK One and Acqua Di Giò. I'd chose it over either of those, simply because it's slightly less common.

Unfortunately, weak longevity and sillage.

Love the (current) bottle design.

Aug
03
2014
reirenshin
reirenshin

This one is quite unisex in my taste.
Doesnt last long at all.
Bottle is beautiful, clear blue water is even prettier with that design than the woman version.

Jul
26
2014
Evgenij Pchelintcev
Evgenij Pchelintcev

Very pleasant fragrance! Lovely smelling EDT. I really liked this one. Resembles Issey Miyake Sport, but with a greater amount of sourish and fresh notes. Very refreshing, moderately bitter and sweet. I had used this cologne a few years ago until it was finished. I would like to wear this fragrnace again!

Jun
30
2014
Singularity
Singularity

Was given as a gift by my gf as she really love the scent. Scentwise, I do love the aquatic yuzu citrus opening. However, of all the fragrance I have, this is one of the worst in terms of longevity. The beautiful opening last at best 5-10min on my skin before all there is left is a musky (slightly woody) drydown which last a further 15-30min. Tried to overcome the poor longevity by spraying on clothes but not much luck there.

In short - Beautiful scent but super poor longevity. Not sure how to judge sillage and projection as the scent does not last on me at all.

Hence, as much as I want to love this and use it during summer time, I find myself reaching for my Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme which is similar in vibe (although not scent).

Jun
25
2014
Blowhard69
Blowhard69

Huge citrus-aromatic blast off the top that emits an interesting soapy fresh yet rather aromatic and green duft that comes off very airy, unisex and soft yet appealing at the same time. If you sniff closely you can pick up the green bell pepper, it's there and it takes the bite off the high-pitched yuzu and just tones it down enough so that the lotus can take a more prominent role in the overall structure.
This was a very unusual creation in 1999 and initiated a movement towards more minimalist aquatic creations that would catch more mainstream favor in the mid 2000's. Certainly Nautica Voyage pays homage to L'Eau Par Kenzo in its structure and concept and even if you aren't one for aquatics in general, this one is worth getting your nose under, as it's historic impact was rather large on the industry and became a reference point for the next ten years on how to build an aquatic without recycling the Acqua Di Gio formula. As important a landmark as this was, it still has a rather synthetic soul to it in the water and green notes that create a bit of abrasiveness on my skin after the first 30 minutes when pushing against the yuzu and lotus, this stuff is better left for the younger crowd, as I think a more mature man would prefer something a bit more organic and masculine. Women can easily pull this scent off if they want to wear this. For me a decent clean and fresh scent with an interesting combination of floral, green, citrus and musk but a bit too soft after the first couple of hours when the dry-down kicks in and this turns to a minty musk with a little bit of citrus and lotus residue. Starts to fade from the skin after four hours and by the fifth is generally gone. Projection is fantastic the first 30m to 1h before going soft very quickly. Can be found at rather affordable prices online, but given its weak performance and projection on most people, don't ever pay more than half MSRP on this.

Jun
24
2014
Houdini4
Houdini4

So...Tried this the otherday as I always jump at the chance to try Kenzo fragrances because they're so scarce in UK these days. I only found this one in a clearance store with older and discontinued perfumes.
So L'Eau par is alright you know...A bright citrus which is aquatic and watery without any overly synthetic marine accords or salty notes. I Like this, hint of lotus and a base of white musk it's delicate and thoroughly pleasant.

Jun
13
2014
Blowhard69
Blowhard69

Fantastic soapy scent, the yuzu and lemon with the lotus and a hint of green pepper does wonders for those looking for something refreshing and less synthetic than many of your solid bargain buy Natuica releases. That top is perfect for sport and summer days, unfortunately it is real hit and miss depending on your skin chemistry in regards to performance. I know people who get 8-10 hours with this consistently. I consider them very lucky. As much as I love this scent, I struggle to get even 3 hours of longevity in the heat and though projection is great the first 30 minutes, this quickly becomes a skin scent and is very hard to pick up after two hours. The watery, soft musky woods dry down keeps this one very light and uplifting but also hinders its strength and staying power. Try before you buy this one, doesn't perform well for a lot of us here.

Jun
13
2014
optoergo
optoergo

refreshing and not many men wandering around wearing it.
good one

Jun
07
2014
osiris5
osiris5

Yes this is a really nice perfume with some exceptional notes and that is really fitting well on hot summer days. The opening is very fresh-citric zummi. It starts somewhat creamy-soapy-powdery. It reminds me a bit of Acqua di Parma Mitro di Panera. There is some green-floral peppery soap like scent in it. In the middle it opens up to a nice floral-minty note reminding you of lotus and mint. The lotus and the zummi give a citric-floral scent which attributes in combination with the mint note to a very nice freshness. In the end the sweet white musk with a aromatic ceder mixes with the aquatic scent.
This perfume is good for casual use but it is a bit more sophisticated than for instance an other great casual: aqua de Gio. It is not common yet casual. It has some class but it is still one of the better aquatics on the top of the casual perfumes. But then, it isn't a typical aquatic. In all ways it is a bit mysterious. It is like walking in a garden with a pond that is provided with a waterfall and that is full of lotus surrounded with citric trees.
It has an moderate longevity. It is in some way a special refreshing perfume something special for spring and summer.
This a real good perfume for every day use on warm moist days.

Feb
26
2014
Veedabestchef
Veedabestchef

Very nice scent from kenzo. Not too strong very refreshing and clean. Reminds of that cleaning product from pledge or lemon cleaner. But is a nice scent. Very good on hot cool summer that refreshes you. Average longevity and ok silage. I get alot of that yuzu and citrus combining with a touch of green pepper to spice it up a little. A great spring and summer fragrance. Also great teens and up. A fun nice scent for everybody.You can spray more than 3 or 4. Its very safe to use and not overpowering

Jan
10
2014
GRAF
GRAF

Too citrus for me. I dont like it .

Jan
08
2014
bsbnsc
bsbnsc

very pleaseing scent that wouldn't bother nobody. very comforting indeed.

nice yuzu smell but I don't find it sexy. However, this can be used for a car air freshener.

I'll give it 7.5/10

Dec
09
2013
konami125
konami125

Opens like Edition Blanche dries down like Bond No. 9 Coney Island.

Dec
09
2013
Osmin
Osmin

I liked this one so much, that while already having a bottle in a closet, I bought two more, gave one to a friend to share the excitement.

The opening is crisp and clean, very fresh, even better than Aqua Di Gio; at least that is what I thought then. So far, so good. There was one bad aspect, longevity. It starts to evaporate off your skin before the vapors even reach their destination. One hour or two max, after that, nothing, not even base notes.
Of course it was summer; in winter it might have stayed an hour more; with high humidity it could go to 4 hours, wearing layers of clothes could have helped this fragrance to stay on more, maybe 5 hours.
Alas, it was summer. Off went the bottles.
Real shame, I liked it so much.

Dec
03
2013
lsh55
lsh55

Sometimes I like to use a masculine scent and this is one of my favorites. I like the fresh citrus and it's a nice alternative to my other perfumes.

Nov
27
2013
usas
usas

Review of the "old" version of l'Eau Par Kenzo.

Ah... My very first "real" fragrance (after all the Axe's and Adidas's). :)

I fell in love with the top notes, and still love them. Ultra fresh, light, citrus and green combined. Leans a bit towards a detergent, but it doesn't really bother me.
Ater a while a get a slight rubbery smell, just like in Acqua di Gio and Dior Higher Energy. Simultaneously, the spices start to kick in. L'eau Par Kenzo never gets too heavy or dark and stays a bit on the Unisex side.

Too bad my girlfriend doesn't like it.

7,5/10

Nov
22
2013
saurabhjodhani
saurabhjodhani

A very fresh and energetic summer fragrance. Yuzu Lemon is the theme of this fragrance and its sharpness is rounded off by SOME FRUITY NOTES which to my surprise is not mentioned here. White musk adds a little substance to this fragrance and takes it to the edge of aquatic. Although longevity is less than 4 hours, I still like it the way it is otherwise it would not have been what it is! If you live in a hot and humid country you can surely make this your staple.

Oct
26
2013
waelh
waelh

If you are a fan of citrus fragrances DO NOT miss this one.

I am not sure if it is discontinued,but I have it stashed.I have 4 bottles of this.

You will get the notes written in the notes pyramid.

Love the musky dry down.

Projects like a beast.
Surprisingly long lasting compared to other fresh scents.

Oct
21
2013
Nick M
Nick M

Kenzo usually flirts too closely with the unisex line for me, but this is original enough that I had to buy it. It reminds me of a fruity, fizzy soda so it's definitely subtle and meant for casual wear. For what it's worth, the bottle is amusing and would be a great gift for a young man.

Oct
12
2013
VictorLeon
VictorLeon

Beautiful scent, very clean, but exciting at the same time, sharp yet subtle...actually, my most favorite citrus fragrance when it comes to odor, BUT!!!, extra short lasting, on me it doesn't last more than an hour, such a pitty...if only they could reformulate it without changing the scent too much, but with improved lasting... :/

Sep
09
2013
Chimp
Chimp

L'Eau par Kenzo has a quite pleasant fruity aquatic scent but it's not a unique aromatic aquatic perfume like Kenzo pour Homme is, however it is far superior than similar fragrances from popular and expensiver brands. I recommend this eau for those looking for a gratifying summer fragrance. If you're on a tight budget check out Nautica Voyage.

Jul
08
2013
Apocalyptos
Apocalyptos

Some people enjoy a cigarette for 10 minutes. I enjoy sniffing this stuff for the same amount of time. Very refreshing citrus with a good balance of sweetness. When you come down to the musky base, it's something you throw away immediately (like the fag end).

Jun
17
2013
Molko
Molko

I had a sample and I enjoyed enough. Fresh, unisex, not like a trendy lime smell, rather a bitter or sour citrus and cedar aroma for hotter weather, easy to wear, but very soft, weak and doesn't last long, so too expensive for 1-2 hours "joy":(
update: I tried again today and It was more sweeter than sour, I thought it's the female version:) The smell is very pleasant, but sillage and longevity is under average...

May
12
2013
Fergo
Fergo

smells fresh. but does not last long at all, 1 hour perhaps. Silage wise... close to skin. perhaps one might try Kenzo Power.

May
10
2013
IsaIsabella
IsaIsabella

Bought this one today for $26/30ml/1 fl oz! I couldn't not grab this as I bought the femme version the other day for $36.90! Insane!

This , although is a homme version, is definitely wearable by females. L'eau par kenzo pour femme is like icy lotus soaking in a cool pond while this l'eau par pour homme is the scent of a flowing river, full of vitality and zest.

The perfume starts off with a blast of yuzu and water notes, amidst hints of floral notes. The top notes are rather masculine, and reminds me of those aquatic smelling soaps found in hotels. But, when it gets to the middle notes that's where the lotus note shines brilliantly and injects a feminine edge to this fragrance.

If you're into clean, green, sharp scents like Elizabeth Arden green tea parfum, you should give this a try.

Longevity on me is around 2-3 hours, a bummer. The pour femme version however lasts around 6 hours on me. I love this scent but the longevity is putting me off! Maybe I'd try it out for a couple more times and see if I can increase its longevity. I used 2-3 sprays.
Edit: I can smell very faint whiffs of it the next day after waking up(10+hours). This scent gives a very, very faint presence on your skin after the first 2-3 hours. It kinda gives the impression of a freshly showered person rather than being an actual perfume. Good for smelling fresh!

Funny thing is, when I sprayed on the insides of my elbows it turned my skin red! (im fairly pale so it becomes obvious). I've no idea what sorta crazy stuff is in here although I have mildly sensitive skin.

Oh, and I live in a ludicrously humid and hot country with no four seasons.

Apr
21
2013
jembigonjes
jembigonjes

very fresh opener, good first impression! :)

great summer or to wear in hot days..

Bad longevity below 1 hour I can barely smell anything on my hand.. what a pity.. I wont buy thing dont last long.. so I will skip L'eau par PH

Apr
16
2013
lolpatto
lolpatto

A lovely summer scent.
Very fresh off the top, I get a strong "lemonade" smell, as opposed to just a lemon citrus like say AHS or or Issey Miyake pour homme.

Dry down is quite unique, not really "sporty", but quite natural.

Mar
18
2013
RUDOLFO512
RUDOLFO512

Only one word describes this cheerful and fresh fragrance, "MASTERPIECE." It is very suitable for summer time. It lasts a long time on me.

Mar
04
2013
hedward
hedward

I definitely get the green pepper. It is so genial!! I can't understand how so many of you can not smell it! It's the green pepper brings the "cold breeze" to this scent while the heavenly Yuzu plays the main role.

Mar
04
2013
jivaswood
jivaswood

I used to like this perfume. But, unfortunately, changed the bottle and the scent was also changed. Nostalgia for old L'eau Par KENZO. Last but not least, that's a pure blend of Yuzu, Mint and Watery Notes.

Scent:

Old Version - 4,5* / 5*
Current - 1,5* /5*

Bottle:

Old- 3,5*/ 5*
Current - 3* / 5*

Feb
26
2013
Jun0711
Jun0711

This cologne reminds me of lemon tea. This cologne is good for casual wearing in Fall season.

Feb
25
2013
CodyHowl
CodyHowl

A tea house, with ripe lemons on display.

This fragrance is true to its notes, plain and simple.

Opens with a burst of lemon and yuzu, soon settles into a smooth, ever-so-slightly spicy mint and musk that is somewhat reminiscent of tea. Very watery.

This cologne is quite mild and inoffensive; perfect for the office.

I like it, but it really lacks that special 'oomph' that I look for in my fragrances. I'll stick with Power by Kenzo for now.

3/5

Feb
15
2013
kleblanc863
kleblanc863

One of my favorite citrus/aquatics. I got a lot of compliments from both men and women.

Feb
09
2013
herreroph
herreroph

Smells so nice, but...
Scent: 10/10
Longevity: 6/10
Sillage: 3/10 close to skin

Feb
05
2013
buffomatic
buffomatic

Such a clean and fresh scent. The yuzu comes out strong and it stays for much of the longevity. Sillage is okay on my skin and I get about 6 hours of it. I just adore the smell of this fragrance and I just wish it projected more. Overall good buy.

Dec
30
2012
Dadavan
Dadavan

Purest smell on earth, like the first day ever. I think this is my favorite scent ever. The problem, like others mentioned, is the longevity and sillage. Altough on me it lasts for quite a while (6 Hrs. I would say), and to be honest part of this scents charm might be the poor sillage, it just isn't meant to be overwhelming.

Scent: 10/10
Longevity: 7/10
Sillage: 4/10 (But as I said, it may be better this way.)

Dec
09
2012
hossein_gi
hossein_gi

heaven scent in very very poor sillage and last.thats all..
بوی بهشتی با ماندگاری و پخش بوی خیلی خیلی پایین..من زیاد حال نکردم چون عطر باید ماندگاری خوب داشته باشه

Dec
09
2012
pcomarin
pcomarin

This essence has a mix of flowerness , wich is clearly represented by the lotus (very elegant and charmfull) and the citrous, represented by Yuzu and a kind of minted water..
The combination is a soft, pleasent, although elegant , citrous+sweet+flower oriental scent.
I really like this.. remembers me of acqua di gio a little bit..
The negative point is projection and longevity.. if you are looking for this.. stay way.. lasts 2 hours projecting for 45 minutes max...A good perfum for summer and dates , cause people closer will smell softly.
The solution if you want to cause impression with this: have decants of it and spray 3-3hours

Nov
21
2012
Trobador
Trobador

I really fell in love with this fragrance ! It's awesome, I feel ozone in it (myself), very fresh and very light and subtle fragrance! +100500

Nov
21
2012
Migalex
Migalex

I must give it to Kenzo that they are not deceiving anyone because the name tells everything about this fragrance, extremely appropriate, no doubt it smells of water, pure water, at least after five minutes. Great! Very inspirational. They are selling a lovely bottle of water.

Nov
20
2012
storm61
storm61

Guys i have to be honest with you, i hate long long reviews about fragrances. Smells all about that instant emotion they give you, just like that instant love. Whether you liker her or not. Kenzo L'au Par Homme is an instant love story.

Oct
29
2012
haasemanzi
haasemanzi

7-Up !!!

Oct
29
2012
Danyhella
Danyhella

Kenzo made a big revolution with this one and in my opinion - well deserved revolution. This scent (and also the female L'Eau Par) is totally different from all of the other summer fragrances. It's citrusy in first few seconds but the dry-down is a bit spicy, fresh and masculine piece of art. But can be used as unisex though - and I know many women use this one that way.

Simply - give me tons of various scents and being blind I would always recognize this fragrance between them.

Jun
30
2012
ibrahim.lahham
ibrahim.lahham

SO far this is my favourite perfume of all time !!! i have two bottles in case one got empty !

Jun
21
2012
pinballsummer
pinballsummer

Citrusy, "flowery water". A great everyday summer scent, and can usually be found at bargain prices on airports etc. Longevity is quite poor, unfortunately.

The bottle design is a classic!

Jun
17
2012
vxgas
vxgas

I used to love it a few years ago. The sharp refreshing citrus scent is great for all year round. Bought my forth bottle last week and I have to admit that I also get a headache when I sniff it. The formula must be bad for health! Geez

Jun
14
2012
Gault
Gault

Its smells like a somewhat sinthethic but pleasent peppery lemon tea, but it gives me headache every time I sniff it, so I still have almost a full bottle of the first version (probably 10+ years old). I think there are far better choices on the market right now.

Jun
06
2012
juiced
juiced

A cleaner, softer and more elegant version of Versace Man Eau Fraiche. Top notes are feint lemonade ( lemon with powdered sugar),generic floral and a fresh out-of-the-box bar of white soap (think Dove). No herbs, spices or woods to speak of. I've never been crazy about aquatics and this one doesn't really change my stance on that. However this truly is the cleanest, fresh fragrance I've ever smelled. I could imagine smelling this on somebody and wondering, is this person is wearing cologne, or did this person JUST get out of the shower? This wonderful opening lasts for an hour or so, then it's right into the heart/dry-down, which on this fragrance is one-in-the-same.
In the dry-down-down, that lemony, citrusy note disappears, yet the feint powdered sugar remains. The fresh bar of white soap becomes softer as does the generic floral scent. A very slight talcum note comes in at this point. A well balanced, generic clean scent is the best way to describe this stage. If the dry-down was any sweeter, it would be very close to Versace Man Eau Fraiche, which in my opinion has a disgustingly sweet drydown. But again, it's a very well balanced sweetness which becomes more prominent as your (or at least my) body temperature rises. And as soon as you relax, so does this fragrance.
In closing, this is a clean, soft and refreshing non-descriptive fragrance. This could be a signature scent based on it's hygienic appeal. Could be worn year-round. Nobody will ever say you smell bad, but at the same time, you won't get many compliments for the same reasons it smells so nice.

May
18
2012
malik2011
malik2011

this is one of the most refreshing summer scent ,,it gives you a rel feel of clean just as u stepped ou of a very refreshing shower waaaaaaaooo, citrusy and soapy at the same time , the only drawback its modest (projection) it is a sort of re application frag >>>

May
01
2012
boulouboulou
boulouboulou

If you like citrus and minimalist harmony, check this one.
Kenzo have made some bombs by the past but seems to make consensual fragrances this days. L'eau pour homme has a very simple accord that stays always the same from top to bottom. In return, it can be boring. But I still go for it when I want to feel fresh after a quick shower in the hot days. It is a bit energizing and clean, nothing really amazing but pleasurable.

My personal freshness hit, above ozonic / aquatic fragrances that are less natural.

Lasting : good considering it's citrusy
Projection : nice as I spray a lot
Evolution : none

Apr
12
2012
SoapyScentGuy
SoapyScentGuy

This cologne smells very lemony at the beginning which I like very much. The unfortunate part is that it dies down to nothing within two hours. This would be a great scent if it had some longevity.

Mar
20
2012
ekopengen
ekopengen

@trinity13 : I agree with you, this perfume is very weak in term of longevity and sillage. I put 6 heavy sprays, and it only lasts four two or three hours. But, it smells very nice

Jan
26
2012
trinity13
trinity13

do you smell "Sprite" on the top notes??
only lasted 1 hour on my skin i think

Jan
20
2012
rx
rx

One of my early favorite perfume. Sweet and fresh, with a noticeable strange sharp scent reminding me of ant (the green pepper scent?). I wear it day or night and my wife like it.

It smells expensive in an air conditioned room. Very nice, will buy another one.

Jan
05
2012
D A V A R I
D A V A R I

خنک ملایم ارامش بخش
مناسب برای شبهای تابستان به وقت استراحت
احساس دوست داشتن و صمیمیت بعد استفاده ایجاد میکنه
بویی نزدیک پوست و ماندگاری کم


Gentle, soothing, cool
summer nights rest for
later use to create the feeling of love and devotion makes
the skin smell and low durability.

Jan
04
2012
Seila
Seila

Great scent! No lasting power though.

Dec
27
2011
cyber861
cyber861

یه کار فوق العاده ملایم و رمانتیک-ولی متاسفانه موندگاری خوبی نداره.ولی در کل کاره خوبیه.دوستش دارم.

Dec
08
2011
mj9999
mj9999

@suffocater

I guess so this is..tried Le Male and I guess it really wont work in tropical countries..Too strong.. Well, this smell is almost everywhere, including Lacoste Style and Play and Bvlgari Extreme..

Nov
19
2011
Marcel
Marcel

Very nice scent: simple, honest, fresh, minimalist, gentle. I find it very citric, with a mild floral heart and a subtle musky base. I don't know why it's clasified as aromatic aquatic. I'm not an expert, but for me it's more citrus aromatic. I find it somehow similar to Montana Homme on the top notes, but Kenzo is not as strong as Montana.

Sillage is quite good for the first two hours (then it stays closer to your skin), but in a subtle way; it won't shout and announce you are in the room, but its aroma will be noticed.

Longevity is weak to average, I would say 3 to 4 hours.

I still prefer the original Kenzo (that one is really aquatic); it has more character, it's stronger, has amazing sillage and stays with you the whole day. But Eau is still worth trying and owning.

Sep
23
2011
RedJournalist
RedJournalist

This was given to me as a gift, and I literally cannot wear this cologne.
The green pepper is obvious, and is so intense that it actually aggravates my allergy to green peppers.
On the plus side, the musk can be sensed for quite a long time (at least eight hours) after putting on the cologne.
Overall, though, I would not recommend this, especially to anyone who has a sensitive nose.

Sep
12
2011
Elka-Karamelka
Elka-Karamelka

Its already the 3rd time in last years that I buy this perfume for me, a woman. Believe me, I've never regreted!
Fresh and long lasting, makes you feel secure and sexy.

Aug
20
2011
ososigma16
ososigma16

I have to say that this is the perfect fresh smell for summer, a few fragrances will make you feel this kind of fresh, unfortunately last a couple hours, may be three hours at most, so if you want to keep smelling fresh, you need to take the bottle with you and spry every two to three hrs.
That's what I do (lol), and believe me, you will be so happy with this fresh smell!!!

Aug
18
2011
Cester
Cester

I remember buying a miniature version of this a few years back just by the sale's person's recommendation. Bought it just to mask the cigarette smell because my parents would kill me if they found out I smoke. I think it was quite worth it because as soon as I reached home, they asked me if I just had a shower outside. Fresh, young and somewhat sweet is what I'll describe this.

Aug
15
2011
ecerusen
ecerusen

i'm a girl,but when i was a teenager(like 12-13) it was my brother's perfume and i was using it secretly:) it smells fresh but impressive.and very similar to femme version.i think it can used as unisex

Aug
12
2011
hamze
hamze

very light

Jul
16
2011
cosminsolomon
cosminsolomon

This smell so good !

@freddiefingers , I agree with you, this one lasts 10 + h on my skin too.... just love it!!

Jul
03
2011
freddiefingers
freddiefingers

I was apprehensive at first in purchasing this one as most of the reviews were about the poor longevity this offers.Am glad I gave in to temptation and went for it.

Unlike most people I get 10hrs at least on this one-no kidding.I guess i must have good skin for this one or maybe am not normal...I must admit I did have to use four sprays instead of my usual two with most fragrances and that could account for it "not leaving my skin" after those long hours at work in humid conditions.

I do like the lemon smell and the dry down is very good for me:slightly powdery and with the lemons still staying close to the skin.am not sure I have any other fragrance that I can compare this to.

It's disappointing to read some people dismiss this smell as cheap.it's very good to me and will recommend it.
wore it to sleep last nite and I didnt find it irritating to my nose.just a soft and discreet smell once you dont over apply.

Never really been a fan of aquatics but this one is making me have a change of mind.

Based on my experience,I will recommend this one highly for hot days and nights.Ignore all the longevity issues some moan about and give it a try.You might love it for its refreshing nature

Jun
29
2011
Akahina
Akahina

I agree with most of the reviews here. Rather light and a little bit lemony. Smells clean and fresh and after drydown a hint of soapiness for me. Silage is on the weak side for me and it lasts for about 4 hours on my skin. A nice summer scent but for me, nothing too special.

Jun
01
2011
Matin
Matin

An aquatic aroma, fresh and masculine. In the output appears yuzu intense, almost with lemon , pepper, and bassil for me very aromatic citrus, too ... but within minutes you can see a quiet and water lotus with sparkling notes of pepper and a touch of yuzu citrus fruity characteristic. A good perfume for lovers of Aromatic Aquatic.

interesting, energetic, fresh and it have character , for Men .

Mar
28
2011
jerichodeg
jerichodeg

In Asia, or at least the Philippines, this is our version of Le Male and Boss Bottled. It became EVERYONE'S signature scent when they realized that Cool Water was over-used by everyone.

The light blue liquid perfectly represents the smell. It's a refreshing aquatic with a hint, just a hint of powdery note. It lacks adequate staying power, just the typical Kenzo sillage and longevity.

Jan
28
2011
Mushroomfat
Mushroomfat

I smelt the spout of the bottle and it smelt exactly like 273 Indigo to me, only less soapy. So yes, I like it.

Jan
24
2011
behzad1280
behzad1280

Oh .. Very mild and kind and lovely man would wear it! He should be less man and more angel!
Wear it whenever you feel like an angel! Then people feel it too! Surely they should hug you to feel it!

به نظرم تنها یک مرد مهربون و ملایم و دوست داشتنی میتونه همچین عطری بزنه
مردی که بیشتر مثل فرشته ها باشه تا یه مرد
واقعاً ملایم و نازه
دوام متوسط و پخش بوی کمی داره

Jan
23
2011
Minity Meo
Minity Meo

He is a lemonade "rules". Very fresh and clean fragrance, very acceptable for hot days or nights.

Dec
31
2010
JustinV
JustinV

On my skin:
Top : A fresh opening yuzu!! (yes yuzu!!), and a little woody and spicy ath the same time 1-2 hours mark.

Middle: Technically, i get nothing =(

Base: I get nothing =(

An invigorating scent...that has poor longevity on me- =(

This is a good scent for fresh-citrusy scent, this is by far, one of the scents which is on par with l'eau d'issey and acqua di gio loser XD


A great scent for the day, or for the work.

Practically, it is a good scent, it is not ground breaking, it is an easy scent, girls might be pleased with the scent.

The country I am in has no 4 seasons, so it is either hot or cold weather. This works very well on both, but better daily, it is a little quiet at night or cold, but for sure it could be someone's date scent.

My rating (base on 5 stars)

Scent: 4 (a scent to look forward to).

Sillage: 3 (not bad, not profounding, not shouting, just nice, by a whiff ppl will smell you).

Time length: 1 (=(((( poor on me).

Occasion: 3 (work, work, work).

Overall base on mathematics: 2.75/5

For some reason, this scent reminds me of under the sun set, sipping my pina colada, enjoying the breeze of sea air, the sea smell and the beautiful bikini girls at the beach =)

Kenzo....

DO SOMETHING WITH THIS SCENT!!! POOR LONGEVITY Y'ALL!! DO SOMETHING, AND THIS WILL BE THE DARK HORSE FOR AQUATICS!!!

Dec
10
2010
gypsy parfumista
gypsy parfumista

What a beautiful fragrance, so clean, so light and so smooth! *Thanks Natt, for the sample!* Summery without too much fruit or sweetness...

I was going to order this blind, but got cold feet (nostrils), and went with MJ's Jordan instead (and the notes listed were incorrect for the Jordan)...and it smelled nothing like I'd expected! :-( I definitely should have ordered L'EPKPH instead!

This begins with a sparkling yuzu note (imagine grapefruit crossed with amalfi lemons!)and the clean scent of rosewood...amazing. So simple yet so elegant; watery, but not aquatic or too calone-y. The heartnotes of cool refreshing mint and lotus are sweet and soft. The drydown on this is subtle-an airy white musk with nuances of sheer cool pepper, but still warm and sexy. This begins calm and clear, then warms as it goes, like a body of water in the sunshine. It's like a dip in fresh water on a hot day...refreshing and cool at first, but sensual and warmly familiar once you're in it. I must get a bottle of this wondrous juice!

Sillage: fair then close
Longevity: okay to good
Overall: 3.75/5

I do LOVE this fragrance, but with the sillage and the longevity issues...it went into the 3 range-but it is stunning, just a little light. It is worth owning nonetheless! I will be getting a large bottle, as soon as I can find one for a good price. This something anyone could wear regardless of age or occasion-or even gender, give it a try-it's REALLY nice...

Kudos Kenzo!!

Nov
14
2010
arrogante
arrogante

Boy, when I first sprayed this, the top notes DID remind me of lemonade; ice-cold, sparkling lemonade, and lemon peel. And when the middle notes started to set in, I was finally convinced that I found my signature scent! It is clean, soft, relaxing & cooling in every way possible - I actually picture a "gushing waterfall on top of a mountain full of trees" whenever I smell this. It must be the lotus. It's close to being Zen-like, but I can safely say it remains masculine all-throughout its duration. This is perfect for men 18 to 30 years old (but I can imagine a woman pulling this off, though).

It would've been perfect, except that it doesn't last that long - maximum of an hour. But there are a few scents that make me feel this way, so what the heck.

Oct
29
2010
guest_Laguzza
guest_Laguzza

I have not found the scent of my life. But if the L'Eau Par Kenzo had a better longevity, I think he would be the first candidate. Maybe it's the only perfume that can mess with my senses. He brings a sense of peace and adventure at the same time.

Oct
17
2010
Dad jax
Dad jax

In some previous comment i saw some one saying it's lasting is 25 mins, i must say that he got some rotten/expired bottle, cus on me it lasts around a minimum of 30 mins and max of 31 mins..!

Sep
24
2010
ryguy17
ryguy17

smells like grapefruit and lemon pledge

Sep
23
2010
rockindave
rockindave

I don't usually go for the aquatic scents (they are so, so common) but this one is quite different. It is really refreshing when you first spray it on - heaps of sweet lemonade scent; quite the thing for summer.

Once dried down the scent is mostly sweet floral.

Not the longest - lasting; I've just reapplied after 3 hours and the first application was pretty generous... I would wear this anytime but I think it would be best for day-time use, especially during summer (which is quite long where I live)...

Just the thing for the weekend too; I'm thinking wear this with your best jeans, t-shirt and blazer to Sunday brunch at your fave cafe...

Sep
14
2010
jasonx
jasonx

This one starts out with a lot of citrus but then the sourness dies down in about 10 minutes. That's when the fragrance really comes alive. The beauty of this scent is in its middle notes with the lotus. It smells really pure and natural. Smells like real lotus but better. However, it only last for lest than 1 hour then the boring peppery base shows up and L'Eau par Kenzo completely lose it shine. The base is so deja vu. It smell like a way waterdown version of CK Truth for men.

Jul
22
2010
sasadeen
sasadeen

It's a peaceful, clean and fresh scent.

A charming simple scent that reminds me of waterfall or rainfall, after that I can feel the green notes of the grass, so fresh and clean then it becomes sweeter that drag you to the nature scent. Perfect for the real hot summer day.

The lasting power is not so good, disappear from skin within about 2-3 hours.

Jul
18
2010
nattonline
nattonline

First, it begins as a nice sweet scent of refreshing watery lemonade. It never gets citric, and the scent pretty stay this way for a while till the mint and/or musk comes in. This Kenzo has a touch of woody musky'ness; just enough to give it a masculine edge and separate it from being unisex. However, I can see anybody wear this. Perfect for summer. It does not last very long, so get the biggest bottle when making a purchase.

May
23
2010
mal23
mal23

Gives me a headache, more like a freezing aquatic. I do not like the Lotus and yu-zu notes in this. It adds to the fragrance being a synthetic one. Overall a 6/10

Mar
19
2010
Lance
Lance

Watery, fresh, and amazing long-lasting on my skin! Love it!^^

Feb
18
2010
Kenzoboy
Kenzoboy

This is my all time favorite scent. This fragrance suits "a simple guy who doesn't need to prove himself. It is very mild, fresh and unique. I got plenty of compliments from this one. The silage is not so good compare to other but its perfectly refreshing anyway. I would keep it forever :) LOL

Jan
04
2010
arshia_pku
arshia_pku

I luv it...i used it since in junior high school until now...From the old bottle until it changed now...

Dec
19
2009
denmaz
denmaz

For me, it is great for aromatherapy. Arousing cozy feeling. Really comfort. I think it is unisex too.

Nov
12
2009
jonovon
jonovon

I'd like to tell you my story with this scent.
I had been to Lebanon, and of course got enchanted by the rich Lebanese cuisine. Whenever I travel I like to buy myself a bottle of perfume. I'd surely find a nice Arabic attar unavailable in the Western world if only I cared to do so. So bad I couldn't do this in Lebanon (maybe I was too busy eating like a pig, having happy hours in the bohemian neighbourhood of Gemmayzeh and staring at the gorgeous Lebanese women). On my way back, there was this connection in Paris that left me like under 15 minutes to buy a perfume bottle or some other goodies at the duty free shops. I just found it more cautious to run to the plane. Next stop Rio de Janeiro. In Rio, I stepped into the first store and tested some perfumes. That's when I came across L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme. Its mint note caught me instantly. It reminded me so much of the Lebanese food. You know, they season their dishes with mint and zaatar, so Kenzo apparently made this scent with the humble intention to please me. I had to buy it on the spot.

Besides my sentiments about it, this eau has character. It manages to be simple and clean, but somewhat intriguing and complex. Like drinking scented water. I don't usually like citrusy notes, find them too common, but yuzu here doesn't take over the composition (except for the first sparkling notes). Despite having a liquid feel, I find this scent not sporty, but very adequate to wear outdoors or to a working day at the office. Or I wear it just to relax on my own, like a personal medicine (I'm sure everybody has something to call his personal medicine). And the best thing about this cologne is that it reminds me of the wonderful days I passed in Beirut, so it lifts me up to an undescribable mood. :)

Oct
11
2009
Zaleska
Zaleska

For me it's an unissex.
My sister has a bottle (wanna steal it! LOL).
Unfortunatelly it doesn't stay with you all day long. But smells very fresh! So, enjoy this freshness a few hours! :)

EDIT 05/29/2010:
My sister gave me her bottle! Thank you, Carol!!! :)

Aug
10
2009
zero101
zero101

this is my favourite. it's very fresh and light.

Jul
02
2009
surya vai
surya vai

smells just great! relax, calm, watery, fresh, free :)

"guest_surya vai"

Jun
12
2009
guest_ahmad ehab
guest_ahmad ehab

veeeeery fresh and delightful yet playful
,it has a sharp edge to it which i think is a very nice touch
17-20 yo
great for summer days

May
26
2009
urobian
urobian

A zen vision of an aromatic water. Kenzo tried to express a soft balance with the relation of liquid in someting fresh but intimate to wear.

Apr
23
2009
guest_surya vai
guest_surya vai

I just bought l'Eau par Kenzo yesterday.
it's an very interesting fragrace and I love this so much.

start off with sharp notes of lime (well,that must be the yuzu), very2 fresh, and i love the drydown so much, soft spice with a little hint of vanilla.

longevity is quite good on me, about 6-7 hours. first 3 hours you can still smell the scent and after that it stays close to skin. the scent makes me feel good and relax :-)

Apr
22
2009
albania9diadem
albania9diadem

Fresh and light, but unfortunately there's a sharp note that gives me a headache.

Apr
22
2009
JZ
JZ

it's so fresh! all my friends like it and actually it's unisex. but it doesn't last long, only about 1 or 2 hours!!! however, i still love it.

Feb
01
2009
Eros
Eros

Re-post:
Fresh, complex, rich, very thin definite smell of LIVE (alive) wood + aquatic componenta. That is the smell of spring time, when the nature is waking up and streams of running water are all around you. Very unusual, not musky, not sexy, but can be seductive by its originality.
It's dry ending is now imitated by STDupont "Passenger".
Very easy to wear. Not too strong. Impossible to overdose. Chemistry is good. Lasts 6+ hours with no or little changes.
One of the best purchases I have ever made.

Feb
01
2009
Rockdj
Rockdj

my choice from kenzo, it is aromatic, aquatic, clean and fresh. perfect 4 everyday use, it's not overpowering at all is soft and the staying power is good. the top notes r great mixed with woodsy under tones. nice bottle like the other kenzo colognes.

Jan
21
2009
m_pooka
m_pooka

I love this refreshing fragrance, but since I live in a hot city it lasts for less than 3 hours. Although many people may disagree, I credit it as an everyday choice.

Nov
19
2008
elaida_00
elaida_00

fresh, clean appropriate for young men, not the average perfume

Nov
04
2008
dunatko
dunatko

this is absolutely best fresh fragrance for men!!!

Oct
29
2008
Althea
Althea

smells unisex to me, doesnt last long on skin, I guess it is OK for summer, nothing can be spoiled by this one, but just like woman version, both are easy to forget.

Oct
23
2008
Perfumaniac
Perfumaniac

Great light refreshing scent for the summer. The staying power is not that great, so I tend to reapply every couple of hours.

Oct
23
2008
saturn_man
saturn_man

feels so sexy,specially with white boxers.

Oct
19
2008
piotrek
piotrek

One of the best fresh man's perfumes, very original, unfortunetly it doesn't stay all day.

Oct
16
2008
gigimarketing
gigimarketing

It is very fresh and not so common as Acqua di Gio...only problem, but is the same with all this fresh perfume, is that it don't last so long. I put it this morning at 8 but know is almost dissapeared:-(

Aug
07
2008
guest_Jorgi
guest_Jorgi

Very fresh. My favourite parfume

Jul
07
2008
DF118
DF118

fresh and aquatic.highly recommended for summer

Jun
17
2008
tommy_girl
tommy_girl

I like it very much,it's not as tough as other perfumes for men and it refreshes you.

May
18
2008
afraafra
afraafra

Great alternative to Acqua Di Gio, good top notes and great woody masculin base notes

Apr
27
2008

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