The 90s was a simpler time for young men in the UK.
Back then, there were guys out there that believed the secret to attracting women wasn’t being funny, confident or attractive; it had more to do with what you sprayed on your armpit.
It was called the “Lynx Effect” and across a series of adverts spanning much of the decade, blokes became convinced that, with a little spray here or there, they would be dating Jennifer Aniston or Lisa Snowdon soon enough.
It didn’t quite work out that way but the memories and scents associated with Lynx live on.
Some of them were damn sexy, others less so. Here’s the definitive countdown of every fragrance from that era.
The sleaziest of all the Lynx scents.
Like a Phoenix to the flames, this spray drew you in.
Cultural appropriation didn’t exist in the 90s.
A great choice for camping and hiking trips.
A popular choice among blokes partial to deodorising their privates.
The go-to Lynx for men that liked to appear cultured.
For the mysterious Lynx wearer in your life.
A striking, spice-infused scent that whisked you off to far away lands.
The lost city of Atlantis had nothing on this cool breeze of a body spray.
What better way to celebrate the largest empire in pre-Columbian America?
One small spray for man was one giant leap for mankind.
Lynx blessed the rains down in Africa.
Loaded staff writer Jack Beresford has produced content for Lad Bible, Axonn Media and a variety of online sports and news media outlets.