Unboxing Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent

Posted by mohit 29/02/2016 2 Comment(s)

Kouros Yves Saint Laurent for men

The Shelves are flooded with Mediocre Modern Scents which seems just like scented water in front of KING KOUROS

There is a reason why fragrance fraternity calls Kouros as King Kouros, we will be unveiling the reason in this blog post.

The Fragrance has Gone Major Reformulation in 2012-13 , But the below Review is for Chrome Base and Shoulder Version which is a 2013 Bottle and much more Potent then the current Version,  Major Diffrence in Vintage and new Version is only Traces of Oakmoss are present in newer one which is like "Taming the Beast".

However To Enjoy this scent we should not thing much about the Reformulation, Whats done is Been Done .

2013 Version:


New Version:


Vital Stats: 

Top Notes: Aldehydes, Artemisia, Coriander, Clary Sage and Bergamot

Heart Notes: Carnation, Patchouli, Cinnamon, Orrisroot, Jasmine and Geranium

Base Notes: Honey, Leather, Tonka bean, Amber, Musk, Civet, Oak moss and Vanilla

Classification: Aromatic Fougere

Recommended Use: Occasional


Fragrance for Warm, Elegant and Mature Man who Asserts his Masculinity

Kouros Yves Saint Laurent for men is actually a perfume for men. It gives very clear and noticeable manly nuances making it very bold and masculine. Its signature elements of musk, amber, and civet control the whole mood and theme of the fragrance. This beastly scent drives out the manly desires subtly and soberly with the maturity that coriander, patchouli and honey lends it. It gives a sense of taking charge of the scene yet being in control of the things. The play between all the notes makes this scent a very distinctive juice, which can be reserved for some special day. However, the daily usage may also set it as your signature scent as it has very good score on the longevity and sillage chart.

Floral Leathery Top Notes

As the fragrance gets out of the bottle, it creates the sweet floral fantasy mixed with elegance of bitter sour bergamot. Right from the top notes, the fragrance creates a woody feeling with clayey background reminiscence of the articulate man. The soapy lemony floral effect is placed suddenly with strong herbal smell. The animalic scent is not there in the top notes yet leathery and ambery notes tendered by clary sage create such an effect. The overall effect of the top notes is herbal with a mix of little bit of everything else.

Earthy Spicy Heart Notes

The of any fragrance plays a vital role as it acts like a bridge between the top and the base notes. The spiciness of cinnamon and carnation along with the woody patchouli gives a sensuous start to the fading top notes and empowering heart notes. Jasmine though a floral note gives its fleshy nuances to the scent making it all the more a beast. The fragrant powdery orrisroot binds them all together and makes the heart notes an earthy spicy treat.

Sensual Cozy Base Notes

The base notes of Kouros Yves Saint Laurent give sensual cozy romantic flavor as the heart notes fade. The raw manly sensuality is revealed with the strong remarkable and very much noticeable civet. Musk and amber notes create that cozy appeal and make the fragrance hold the other nuances but with the introduction of civet, it has created an incredible experience! This unforgettable experience becomes invincible with the introduction of oak moss, which lends it the frosty touch. The whole experience is intensified further with the comfortable and aromatic vanilla and honey. The leathery notes and an addition of Tonka beans contribute the added rawness.

Longevity and Sillage

Kouros Yves Saint Laurent performs remarkably outstanding in terms of longevity and sillage. The reason behind this is its animalic notes; the strong smell of civet, which becomes pleasant with musk, leaves the signature fragrance for long. The enduring woody and musky notes make it worth remembering and celebrating the classy timeless scent of manhood. There are absolutely no worries on the longevity and sillage part. You will have to wait for long for your second buy of this Greek piece.

Kouros Yves Saint Laurent, a Scent that Lingers

The impact that this perfume leaves is signatory. A classic and timeless appeal to it makes it a popular choice even after a long time of its launch. The attempt to create the oomph and masculinity of Greek young man smells successful right after you open the bottle. This scent is indeed for those who like to be the centre of every party. This makes a bold statement and assertion of male sexuality. With the deep and strong notes, it has millions of fans all over the world, which constitute a large number of females. That definitely makes it another solid reason to own it, isn’t it?


Few Flankers of Kouros also have been Launched Such as Body Kouros, Kouros Sport and Kouros Silver

2 Comment(s)

Ketan gabani:
31/08/2016, 07:08:18 PM, Unboxed.in

I like it

Mainak Shankar:
14/10/2016, 07:38:29 PM

Its 200%true

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