Calvin Klein Fragrance Buying Guide

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Calvin Klein Fragrance Buying Guide

There are thousands of fragrances for both men and women made by celebrities, such asTaylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez, and fashion designers, including Calvin Klein,Chanel, and Hugo Boss. Fragrance makers have incorporated a wide range of scents into their perfumes, creating unique and exotic scents. Calvin Klein, a popular fragrance maker, currently produces nearly 30 different fragrances for men and women, so there is something for every preference. When shopping for Calvin Klein fragrances, prospective buyers may want to look at the major scents that contribute to each fragrance to determine which scents may appeal to them. Buyers may also want to visit a local store to smell each fragrance to determine which one they like best.

Calvin Klein Fragrances

With 12 men's fragrances, 12 women's fragrances , and three unisex fragrances, there is sure to be a Calvin Klein fragrance to suit every individual. For prospective buyers who have not decided on a specific scent, it is advisable to determine which fragrances or scent components they prefer so they can determine which Calvin Klein fragrances contain those elements. For example, a prospective buyer who prefers light, citrusy tones may wish to sample CK One Summer , while women who prefer floral and woodsy tones may want to check out Downtown .

Prospective buyers interested in purchasing one of Calvin Klein's fragrances should be sure to sample several different scents to determine which fragrances they prefer as well as which work best with their body chemistry. Individuals who like variety may want to purchase two or more Calvin Klein fragrances so they can switch from one to the other periodically. The following table summarizes the scents, as well as their target audience and components.



Main Scent Components

CK Free


Absinth, jackfruit, star anise, juniper berries, suede, coffee, tobacco leaf, patchouli, cedar

CK Man


Cucumber, citrus, water lotus, Szechuan pepper, lavender, cedarwood, sandalwood, patchouli, musk

CK Shock Him


Cucumber, clementine, lavender, black pepper, cardamom, black basil, tobacco, musk, patchouli

Dark Obsession


Mandarin, clary sage, balsam, Madagascar vanilla, suede



Mandarin, cardamom, rum, pepper, jasmine, patchouli, cognac, cedarwood, musk



Juniper, bergamot, eucalyptus, sage, cypress, balsam, rosemary, patchouli, sandalwood

Eternity Aqua


Cucumber, water lotus, Szechuan pepper, lavender, cedarwood, sandalwood, patchouli, musk

Eternity for Men


Mandarin, lavender, jasmine, basil, sage, sandalwood, rosewood, amber

Eternity Summer


Melon, violet leaf, guaiac wood

Euphoria for Men


Ginger pepper, black basil, cedar, sage, suede, patchouli, Brazilian redwood, amber

Euphoria Intense


Ginger pepper, sage, ood ood wood



Star anise, jackfruit, juniper, suede, tobacco leaf, patchouli, cedarwood, ironwood



Ambrette seeds, jasmine, cedarwood



Pink grapefruit, bergamot, red currant, sugar orchid, white cactus, amber, vanilla, red cedar

CK Shock for Her


Passionflower, peony, poppy flower, blackberry, chocolate, jasmine, vanilla, patchouli, amber, musk



Bergamot, Tunisian neroli, green pear, watery plum, gardenia, cedarwood, incense, velvet musk



Chamomile, apple, lichee, ylang-ylang, coriander, black currant, mandarin, jasmine, rose, plum, peach, clove, musk, sandalwood



Freesia, mandarin, sage, white lily, marigold, patchouli, sandalwood, amber

Eternity Aqua for Her


Bergamot, wisteria, cotton flower, musk, amber, sandalwood



Pomegranate, persimmon, lotus blossom, champaca flower, black orchid, amber, black violet, mahogany

Forbidden Euphoria


Raspberry, tangerine, peach blossom, tiger orchid, peony, jasmine, musk, cashmere wood, patchouli



Mandarin, bergamot, vanilla, jasmine, sandalwood, amber, incense, musk

Sheer Beauty


Peach bellini, bergamot, jasmine, peony, musk, sandalwood, vanilla blossom

Summer Eternity


Bergamot, wisteria, cotton flower, musk, white amber, sandalwood



Bergamot, juniper, mandarin, mint, lavender, magnolia, white peach, apoponax, tonka bean

CK One


Bergamot, cardamom, pineapple, papaya, jasmine, violet, rose, musk, amber

CK One Summer


Watermelon, citrus, water lily, cucumber, caraway, watermint, moss, blonde woods, musk

From the table, prospective buyers can see that many of Calvin Klein's fragrances contain some of the same elements. Several fragrances, including CK Free , CK Man, CK Shock Him, Eternity for her , Euphoria for Men, and Forbidden Euphoria for her, contain patchouli; however, the other scent elements combine with the patchouli to create unique fragrances.

Shopping for Calvin Klein Fragrances

Some of Calvin Klein's fragrances are available in more than one size. Typically, larger bottles are more economical; however, smaller bottles allow buyers to test out a new fragrance or purchase multiple fragrances without spending as much money.

Unisex Fragrances

Those who have not tried unisex fragrances may want to check out the three offered by Calvin Klein: CK Be, CK One, and CK One Summer. These fragrances are light enough to wear every day and offer wearers a light, fresh fragrance. Unisex fragrances are perfect for individuals who do not like heavy scents and for younger wearers, though the scent appeals to individuals of all ages.

Gift Sets

Fragrance gift sets make great gifts for anyone, including the buyer. Calvin Klein fragrance gift sets typically contain a bottle of a specific fragrance along with one or more additional scented products so users can engulf themselves in their favorite fragrances. Gift sets are available for both men and women, so they are perfect for those hard to buy for people on your gift-giving list. Women's gift sets often contain eau de toilette along with scented lotions or body wash, while men's gift sets include body wash, scented deodorant, or travel eau de toilette.

How to Buy

When shopping for Calvin Klein fragrances on eBay, prospective buyers should visit the fragrance section on the site. Once the list of available Calvin Klein fragrances loads, buyers can narrow the search results by men/women, volume, and price. Individuals who know exactly which fragrance they want can enter that information into the search box to view listings and deals for that scent.

Once prospective buyers determine which fragrances they like best, they can shop around to ensure they find the best possible price on the eau de toilette or gift set they are looking for. Buyers should visit a local department store to sample the fragrances; however, they are likely to find better prices on Calvin Klein fragrances by shopping on eBay.

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