Product Type: Yves Saint Laurent fragrances
Newest Review: ... kouros today it is at least £29.00 for a 50ml bottle and £50 or more for the 100ml one. This lasts for a long time on my skin and a smal... more
Member Name: CaptainScarlet
Yves Saint Laurent Kouros Eau de Toilette
Advantages: long lasting
Disadvantages: becomes sour
I had a thing for kouros for a while and it went on every day till I got bored with it. I liked the strong thick aroma it had and I thought it was very manly and confident. Not any more.
The kouros eau de toilette is from yves st laurent a big name in fashion and fragrance. There was a period when it was all over the place and all blokes wore it. It often ended up that a few of us would turn up stinking to high heaven of it.
To buy kouros today it is at least £29.00 for a 50ml bottle and £50 or more for the 100ml one. This lasts for a long time on my skin and a small bottle will last me a very long time. Is that good or bad I don't know as I don't like this very much these days.
I think kouros is a warm, deep aroma with spices and it can be too much for anyone around you if you put too much on in one go. Its better to just use it lightly if you can. It stays on for hours and changes a lot
I don't like this as much as I did as I think I over did it wearing it almost every day and it doesn't have the promise that my recent fragrance buys have. I don't think this would make be look forwards to using it like it used to.
I think that kouros can smell like sour herbs gone wrong after you wear it all day, as the coriander and sage which are covered with bergamot begin to come through too much. It can be very much a stale smell that lets this down.
There is vanilla in kouros and that makes it last for me, often too long if I am honest. Honey is listed as being in kouros but I don't find that any where in it. I don't detect any sweetness or caramel from it at all.
I think that kouros has been left behind for me and I don't like it as much as I did. I think some aromas have their time and this one has arrived and left for me.
I would not recommend it all that much as it is not as bang on the moment as it used to be and there are better fragrances a man can wear. This will make you appear very dated when compared to modern aromas.
Summary: way off the mark