If a Perfume I'm Wearing Has This Note in It, I've Never *Not* Turned Heads


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When I was a kid, my grandfather was somewhat of a cigar aficionado—I spent many an afternoon watching him comb the shelves of his favorite cigar shop, searching for rare finds. This probably explains my proclivity for looking for tobacco notes in perfumes, as these notes tend to remind me of a specific moment in time. 

Luckily, tobacco notes in fragrance seem to resonate with other people, too. Every time I wear a fragrance with tobacco notes in it, it's almost guaranteed that someone will ask me to tell them what fragrance I have on. Keep reading for the top ten best fragrances that have tobacco notes and what makes them smell so alluring. 


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Associate Beauty Editor

Katie Berohn is the associate beauty editor at Who What Wear. Previously, she worked as the beauty assistant for Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, and Prevention magazines, all part of the Hearst Lifestyle Group. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a major in journalism and minor in technology, arts, and media, and earned her master's degree at NYU's graduate program for magazine journalism. In addition, Katie has held editorial internships at Denver Life magazine, Yoga Journal, and Cosmopolitan; a digital editorial internship at New York magazine's The Cut; a social good fellowship at Mashable; and a freelance role at HelloGiggles. When she's not obsessing over the latest skincare launch or continuing her journey to smell every perfume on the planet, Katie can be found taking a hot yoga class, trying everything on the menu at New York's newest restaurant, or hanging out at a trendy wine bar with her friends.