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We Found the Exact Fragrances These 5 Filipino Actors Wear

Find out what James Reid, Alden Richards, Daniel Padilla, and more spray on the daily.
We Found the Exact Fragrances These 5 Filipino Actors Wear
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Find out what James Reid, Alden Richards, Daniel Padilla, and more spray on the daily.

As men constantly in the spotlight, actors need to look good and smell good at all times. Though scent is a personal thing that depends on your taste, it's safe to say that the country's leading men know a thing or two about fragrances. So, it can't hurt to find out what the likes of Alden Richards and James Reid use. Because if they're good enough for these Filipino actors, then they're good enough for us. From Gerald Anderson's favorite perfume to Jake Cuenca's day and night options, here are six different fragrances that the country's leading men wear.

1. Alden Richards

Le Labo's Santal 33 is known all over the world as one of the most popular niche scents around. (FYI: Niche perfumes are a type of fragrance that's made on a much smaller scale by artisanal brands.) It's instantly noticeable, unique, and expensive. So, Alden Richards clearly has good taste. Santal 33 features sandalwood, Virginia cedar, cardamom, papyrus, leather and more—a seductive combination that's equal parts woody and powdery.

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Photo by MR PORTER/ARTU NEPOMUCENO.

LE LABO Santal 33, $192 (approximately P9,700), Mr. Porter

2. James Reid

James Reid's fragrance of choice is Versace Eros. When compared to other, more typical men's fragrances, Eros is a tad sweeter and fresher. Wear this and you, too, will smell of mint oil, green apple, Italian lemon, tonka, ambroxan, and geranium flowers.

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Photo by RUSTANS THE BEAUTY SOURCE/VERSACE.

VERSACE Eros, P5000, Rustan's

3. Gerald Anderson

Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Male is a timeless fragrance, and we can't blame Gerald Anderson for choosing to wear it. The aromatic scent is incredibly modern, even 25 years after it's introduction. It has everything from strong notes to fresh accords such as lavender, vanilla, mint, bergamot, cinnamon, cumin, and even sandalwood.

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Photo by ZALORA/ESQUIRE PHILIPPINES.

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Le Male, P5600, Department Stores

4. Daniel Padilla

Now, Eclat d'Arpege Pour Homme isn't something you often see on men's grooming arsenals. It's a lot more low-key, and that's probably why this is Daniel Padilla's choice of perfume. The citrusy fragrance is fresh and light, thanks to all the fruity and floral notes perfumer Sonia Constant used it in.

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Photo by RUSTAN'S THE BEAUTY SOURCE/INSTAGRAM/@supremo_dp.

LANVIN Eclat D'Arpege Pour Homme, P4500, Rustan's

5. Jake Cuenca

Jake Cuenca relies on two different bottles to smell good. During the day, he uses Calvin Klein's CK OneSummer, a citrus scent that perfectly fits our climate. Think lemon, lime, mojito pineapple, and guava plus cedarwood to tone it all down. Then, at night, the actor picks up Gucci Guilty Black Pour Homme, an aromatic green scent that's still summery with added strength care of coriander and lavender.

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Photo by RUSTAN'S THE BEAUTY SOURCE/INSTAGRAM/@juancarloscuenca.

CALVIN KLEIN CK One Summer, price unavailable, Department Stores; GUCCI Guilty Black Pour Homme, P7450, Rustan's

* This story originally appeared on Esquiremag.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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