Ten New Ways to Wear Perfume


Roger & Gallet Bois d’Orange Body Oil, $50

NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Usage Dry Oil, $46

The ultimate beauty multitasker, these scented solutions can be poured into a bath, massaged directly into skin or smoothed over strands for a soft scent that lingers for hours. Hydrating vitamin E and essential oils give arms and legs a sexy sheen.


Aesop Marrakech Baume de Parfum, $77

Diptyque Eau Deulle Solid Perfume, $48

Beeswax-based balms release a subtle whiff of scent when rubbed into pulse points. Bonus: Just like your other favorite solid, Smith’s Rosebud Salve, they can be tucked into every bag for quick, on-the-run touch ups.

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3Roller ball

Lavanila Laboratories Pure Vanilla Fragrance Roll-On Oil, $25

21 Drops Aromatherapy Oils, $29

Slick, roller ball versions slip easily into a beach tote, a carry-on bag, or even past airport security, and they’re a no-brainer to apply.

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Lisa Hoffman Tuscan Fragrance Bracelet, $65

Sensitive types will love these bracelets, earrings, rings and necklace charms filled with perfume beads and come in five different scents.  The fragrance charm never touches the skin, so you can put on, take off or switch the scent with ease.

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Philosophy Pure Grace Perfumed Antiperspirant/Deodorant, $18

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Perfumed Deodorant Stick, $21

Perfumed deodorants include tough ingredients that prevent perspiration and keep you feeling fresh all day, but without the stock, supermarket scent. Apply it alone in the morning or toss one in your gym bag for a post-workout refresher than won’t knock out commuters on the way home.

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6Hair Mist

Edition de Parfums Frederic Malle Brume Pour Cheveux in Carnal Flower, $160

Perfume in your hair? You bet. New scents go easy on strand dehydrators (we’re looking at you, alcohol!) so that every time you run your fingers through your hair or whip that hair around, you fragrance the air around you.

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7Body Lotion

Kai Body Lotion, $37

For those who prefer a delicate head-to-toe scent, fragranced body lotions are ideal. The key is to choose a super-hydrating formula, so you don’t have to slather another layer of moisturizer and competing aroma over top.

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Le Couvent des Minimes Invigorating Body Splash, Verbena & Lemon, $40

Marc Jacobs Cranberry Splash, $68

If you love the ritual of applying perfume, but find them too overwhelming, try a splash instead. Lighter than even an eau de toilette, these sheer formulas can be dabbed or spritzed to refresh and scent skin.

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Estée Lauder Beautiful Perfumed Body Powder, $50

When the mercury rises, a scented body powder absorbs oil while leaving skin silky and delicately scented. And what’s more retro than applying the powder with a big, fluffy, pink puff?

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Maison Francis Kurkdjian Les Bulles d’Agathe Violet Bubbles, $20

Thrill your inner child with a bouquet of bubbles. Paris perfumer, Francis Kurkdijan’s super-chic suds will transport you back to your childhood, but this violet-fragranced version is more sophisticated than the soapy, dimestore foam you remember.

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