What does it mean if a perfume is musky?
I recently ordered a perfume online. I've read and watched the reviews. Almost every video said it smelled musky. What does that mean in a perfume? I know what musk is in the gross smell way but….does musky mean good in a perfume?
- ＊ 阿妹＊ May *Lv 76 years agoFavorite Answer
In perfume lingo, musk is a type of note (or scent, if you will). Musk is used in a number of fragrances, especially in men's colognes, unisex colognes and women's perfumes that are oriental or woody. Musk is usually used as a base or bottom note.
Sometimes you'll see musk paired with amber, sandalwood, citrus, woody scents or water scents.Source(s): Perfume collector. Also work in a scented candle shop (which requires us to know the same ideas as perfumes).