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Kouros Tatoo Yves Saint Laurent for men

Kouros Tatoo Yves Saint Laurent for men
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Ancient Greece is the muse for this fragrance. Bright sun, fresh sea and warmth of tanned body were transferred into this composition. The bottle is painted in geometric pattern form ancient Greek architecture. The same motive can be found on the box as an artificial tattoo, which can be washed away. Freshness of citruses (bergamot, mandarin, neroli) in the top notes transforms into sea freshness (Calone), softened by the floral note of jasmine. The base of the composition is a woody-musky one, with the note of incense. The perfume was launched in 2007.

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Mandarin Orange Neroli Bergamot

Base Notes
Musk Incense Cedar

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Kouros Tatoo Fragrance Reviews

murysusanto
murysusanto

Original and well blend, fresher than original.

This mature fragrance is very good, I think like all other YSL but this one is so original like all famous brands created in the 90's.

Apr
18
2012
scentualMan
scentualMan

I don't know what I was expecting with this one. I saw comments about an "aquatic" note and comments about how modern this is. After all that, I finally decided to sample it. The verdict: no matter how you spin it, this is still King KOUROS! Sure it is a little lighter than the original, and there is greater cleanliness and less civet. But ultimately, the effect is so similar that I can barely say this is any more modern than the original. If you find Kouros too heavy, give this a try. Quite similar presentation at maybe 1/3 of the strength. Barely different in any other way.

So, would I wear this? Sure. I've worn the original Kouros in the summer and discovered its appeal. However, I would never wear this to an evening or afternoon outing. Just like Kouros, you wear it for your own entertainment when you're spending time out by yourself (or even at work). But with company? Never.

Jun
10
2011
JohnMc
JohnMc

An essentially lighter version of the fabled love/loathe inducing original. This is for want of a better description a 'diet' version of the original. A distinct middle note of diesel (yes I know it sounds odd, maybe it's my own skin's ph balance) and a lesser, softer sillage effect. Pleasant, but not 'dirty' enough as the original is!

Apr
28
2011
hay81hay
hay81hay

agree with lovescully about civet note, but its hidden enough to make it for me acceptable, not like original couros which is for me its kind of horror, almost due to civet note ,
i like most cologne by ysl except original couros .
opening with light citrus and watery note , after a few minute drydown to woody which is mix of musk , civet , ceder , and visible incense.

longevity and sillage are average.

my collection 4 ysl bottle out of 14
i love Yves Saint Laurent perfume.

Jun
23
2010
lovescully
lovescully

Following on from the original Kouros & Kouros Cologne Sport, this is now the 3rd variation I have tried.

It starts out sweeter and more floral than the original, but like the Cologne Sport variation, it doesn't stray too far from the original's composition in drydown.

Although there is no civet listed in the notes above, I swear that I can detect the original civet note in the drydown of this Tattoo version. Maybe just a slight hint of incense is there to distinguish this one from the rest.

Like Cologne Sport, Tattoo is nowhere near as powerful as the original, so it should be easier to wear out in public. This will definitely please fans of the original.

Jun
15
2010
guest_bells
guest_bells

this smells fabulous!! im proud i gave to my dad as a present...

Mar
04
2010

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Kouros Tatoo by Yves Saint Laurent 3.90 out of 5 based on 31 ratings and 6 user reviews

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