Prada Luna Rossa CARBON for Men Eau de Toilette Spray, 3.4 ounce – Aside, from Sauvage EDP listed below, Luna Rossa Carbon is the closest smelling men’s fragrance to Dior Sauvage at any price. My answer is yes and no, so let me explain.Dior Sauvage (2015): Arguably one of the most original fragrances of the 2010's on the mass-market side of things for men. Those of you who have tried both, what are your thoughts? A sense of humor helps. 18 comments. Your source for reviews on the top fragrances. Is one arguably better than the other? Luna Rossa Carbon is what Fred Deckard in the Blade Runner universe wears after a shave, while Sauvage is what the Replicants spray on, thinking it will make them smell "more Human". The ambroxan note is stronger here from the start and takes the sharpness of the bergamot and Sichuan pepper away. And why? VERSACE Dylan Blue Pour Homme Eau De Toilette Spray Box Sealed, 6.7 Ounce– Dylan Blue is a close relative of Sauvage, but not an exact clone. These kind of direct head-to-heads feel more fair when the competing product is also a pillar, since it brings more implied novelty to the game. If we are going to talk notes, I get a clear citrus/bergamot in the top. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries Basenotes Member Join Date Mar 2018 Posts 81 . While, Luna Rossa Carbon has a strong bergamot note, it doesn’t have the same intensity as the Sauvage and the ambroxan isn’t as prominent. I dont think it's a bad fragrance, it's just not quite as good as Sauvage but is similar enough that it's redundant owning both. But initial spray really turns me off. I actually have the EDP but have 5 ml's of both EDT and Parfum. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. BEST SMELLING MEN'S FRAGRANCES FOR UNDER $30. Oof, not at all, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Prada Luna Rossa Carbon, is an almost identical rendition of Sauvage. However, I came around to liking the opening hour or two, the more I wore it. I can see some similarities to Carbon, but to Eros? In this post, I’m going to do my usual breakdown of features, which has the edge in categories, and the overall best smelling option out of the two. However, are Dior Sauvage and Prada Luna Rossa Carbon really that much alike? Carbon really smells like Off Bug spray or some kinda of mosquito repellent to me in the beginning. This lavender is described by an early reviewer in 2015 as translated "through grayscale", removing all the purple color from the note, the roundness and richness gone. In fact, it is one which I actually prefer to the Dior fragrance. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. I prefer Carbon. Carbon has been touted by few as a suitable alternative for those who want the Sauvage functionality without the harshness from the ambroxan. F Armaf Ventana Pour Homme Eau De Parfum Spray for Men, 3.4 Fluid Ounce– Ok, so, Carbon is probably the best Sauvage clone at any price. Plus, after the first hour it smells very very close to Sauvage, all for under $30. Discussion. Carbon wins this. It reminds me a bit of a friends' house I used to visit growing up. However, are Dior Sauvage and Prada Luna Rossa Carbon really that much alike? Dior Sauvage (2015): Arguably one of the most original fragrances of the 2010's on the mass-market side of things for men. Luna Rossa Carbon Review. I prefer Carbon, although they both smell similar and neither is bad. 9. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Overall, Ventana is a more mellow and understated scent than the EDT version of Sauvage. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. It's not as in your face as Sauvage. Many have described this as a "shower fresh" vibe and I couldn't agree more. However, this one is arranged differently and smells better, in my opinion. Sort by. Luna Rossa is moderate. Honestly, my experience with Carbon was so much more enjoyable. If you can ONLY pick one, which would you prefer? Are you referring to the EDT Sauvage? A sense of humor helps. Once a cologne has achieved such popularity, it will no doubt spawn other fragrances which smell similar or are pretty much an exact clone.