<big> THE ART OF FRAGRANCE LAYERING </big> <big> THE ART OF FRAGRANCE LAYERING </big>

THE ART OF FRAGRANCE LAYERING

For both men and women, the way you apply your fragrance can affect how long it lasts on your skin. Layering your fragrance can allow you to create a longer lasting scent, when you use body products of the same fragrance. L’OCCITANE has developed a routine that allows users to layer multiple fragrance products in order to achieve desired scent and longevity.

The gesture of fragrance layering enables the scent to become part of your skin, instead of just sitting on top of it. Learn more on the art of fragrance layering: the  Provençal-way to layer your favourite scent to last from morning ‘til night…

1. Cleanse

The first step to any body care routine is cleansing. Begin your regimen with a scented shower gel or soap. Discover luxurious gel textures that create a generous lather to gentle cleanse the skin, leaving it delicately perfumed.

The majority of our fragrances have a body care line to allow you to effectively layer your favourite scent. Pick your fragrance and use it's body care range in your routine.

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2. Moisturise

Next, moisturise to nourish the skin and lock in hydration. Our range of body milks and lotions are lightly fragranced to match it's perfume and best applied when the skin is slightly damp after showering.

The delicate scent of your moisturiser provides the perfect fragrance base and enhances your perfume once it's applied. Moisturised skin also hangs onto fragrance better.

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3. Hand Cream

Don't forget to give love to your hands - they deserve a hydration step of their own! The skin on our hands dries out far quicker than the skin on the rest of our bodies. A scented hand cream will further compliment the desired fragrance, especially when your perfume is applied to your wrists. Similarly to moisturising your body, moisturising your hands (and wrists) will help the scent molecules stay on your skin.

Our hand creams are also the perfect size to fit into your bag and take on the go for a delicate fragrance touch up.

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4. Fragrance

Finish off your routine with a spritz of your perfume - an eau de toilette freely on your body or an eau de parfum on pulse points. Your pulse points are warm areas that'll help diffuse the fragrance across your entire body like wrists, neck, inside of elbows, and even behind your knees. Avoid rubbing your wrists together, as it can dull the top notes of the scent and change the way it smells.

As a finishing touch, you can even spray your fragrance on your hair brush before running it through your hair for a special and long-lasting effect.

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A Little Touch Up

Purse sprays and roll ons are the perfect hand bag addition to take on the go with you for a fragrance touch up. It's ideal to reapply after 3-4 hours or when you feel the scent is fading.

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