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Valentine's Day guide to cologne for men

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Some men just look like they smell nice. It was no surprise to see the hashtag #CubeSmelledGreat from JET magazine editor Mitzi Miller in the Jan. 27 issue for "Ride Along."

No matter how much Ice Cube scowls, the rapper (whose real name is O'Shea Jackson) has always looked well-groomed, even during his days in NWA with a jheri curl. While most people's yearbook photos make them hide their heads inside of their shirt collars, even Ice Cube's yearbook photo was given kudos in Refined Guy.

For whatever reason, he's never started his own fragrance line, but a slew of other stylish celebrities have. Valentine's Day is coming, and if you want to make sure your cologne is just right for date night on February 14, check out these reviews (celebrity fragrances are in bold).

50 Cent's Power

Adidas for Men

Calvin Klein's Euphoria

Chrome by Azzaro

Davidoff's Hot Water

Diddy's Unforgivable for Men, I Am King

Diesel Only the Brave

Ed Hardy Christian Audigier

Emporio Armani's Diamonds for Men


Givenchy Play

Hilfiger Man


HUGO Man Element

Lacoste Challenge

Lacoste Essential

Jay Z's 9 IX, Evolution

Obsession for Men

Pierre Cardin for Men

Pi Givenchy Paris

Prada for Men

Tim McGraw's McGraw, Southern Blend

Usher's Usher for Men, Usher UR, Usher VIP

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