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Up for grabs: L’Occitane Arlesienne

L'Occitane Arlésienne solid

What is it: four products from the new L’Occitane Arlésienne range…75 ml Eau de Toilette (used lightly for testing), 10 g Solid Perfume (I scraped out a small amount with a kitchen knife), 250 ml Beauty Milk (unused) and 140 g Perfumed Candle (unused).

How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on the website telling me that you live in the US. Then tell me either a) your favorite product from L’Occitane, or b) your favorite powdery floral or c) something else you’ve been dying to post in a comment.

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L’Occitane Arlesienne ~ perfume review

L'Occitane Arlesienne

L’Occitane’s new Arlésienne is the brand’s first pillar fragrance for women in a good long while (they’ve been occupied with La Collection de Grasse and limited editions and whatnot). It reportedly celebrates the women of Arles in Provence, and draws inspiration from traditional Arlésienne dress and the Venus of Arles; it was introduced in conjunction with a Christian Lacroix exhibit, L’Arlésienne, at the Chapelle de la Charité.

The opening of the Eau de Toilette is fruity and tart (rhubarb, maybe?) and vivid — it’s a happy fragrance, and even happier on a paper blotter, where the top notes linger…

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