Guerlain is not just perfume or makeup; it's also an illustrious history of scented skincare and haircare preparations that help complete the ritual of beauty. The new cream Délice de Peau à Parfumer is a unique product by Guerlain.
This sleek and stylish little white jar contains a moisturizing body cream with a unique ability: wherever it blends with perfume (neck, décolleté, wrist, arms, etc.) it enhances its sillage, intensifies its olfactory power and prolongs the pleasure of the senses..."The scented cream is meant to be used with any fragrance in the Les Elixirs Charnels and L’Art et la Matière lines, both prolonging their effect and boosting their radiance, acting as a "developer", extending the bouquet, letting all facets shine.
This is possible through a synergy of common and complimentary ingredients that run through the gamut of both lines: a warm, intimate aura, much like the more old-fashioned, but legendary "myth" of the Guerlinade accord.The new "chord" is built on musk and benzoin (a warm, sweetish resin that has vanilla facets) , echoing the "Muscinade" that is advertised as the secret "accord" in the new Guerlains, such as Cruel Gardenia and Tonka Impériale (or even Insolence).
The creams' scent is very perceivable, to the point of sufficing as a stand-alone fragrance. My suggestion is it pairs really well with Cuir Beluga, extending its suede feel through the muskiness and reinforcing its vanilla background. The texture of Guerlain Délice de Peau is soft and light, with a slightly nacreous, satiny finish, that is especially welcome for summer. The white pot is sold as is, with a retro paper label embossed in silver and gold, without an external box, thus reminiscing the packaging of the 1950s. The retail price is 95$ for a pot of 100ml, somewhat pricey for all over use, so you might want to save this for the décolleté or bare armsl. It is currently available at Neiman Marcus and the Guerlain boutique in Paris.
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