The Art of Layering

Ah, the art of layering. For those in the know – or should that be nose - this is a particularly savvy way to ensure your fragrance lingers for longer and create a sumptuously bespoke scent that is distinguishable to all that wear it. Though it may be tempting to indulge oneself in all of Penhaligon’s finest offerings, we recommend sticking to a single collection or scent to ensure a complementary concoction that isn’t too overpowering.

Step 1.

Aside from being utterly bespoke to those that adorn it, layering is also a wonderful way to help a fragrance linger for longer. Start from the very beginning with Penhaligon’s Hand & Body Wash to ensure skin is cleansed with a light layering of perfumed pleasure.

Cleanse hands and body with Halfeti’s heady potion of rose, fruit and spice.

Rivers of cedar and spice lend a hand in cleansing the bodies of ancient Babylon.

Step 2.

Of course, a lasting scent isn’t the only added benefit to layering. Treat your skin to Penhaligon’s newest arrivals. Enriched with Argan Oil, this absorbent duo of Dry Body Oils leaves skin feeling as radiant as a new love affair. Simply, lather onto dry skin after a bath or shower and, remember, a little goes a long way.

Mystery ensues as spiced rose tangles in a Vitamin D and Argan Oil enriched softening Dry Body Oil.


A lusciously scented Dry Body Oil to softly caress the skin with Argan Oil and Vitamin E.


Step 3.

With perfume proven to cling to hydrated skin, Penhaligon’s heavenly scented collection of Body & Hand Lotions brings method to the fragrant madness. A light layer locks in moisture to achieve an effortlessly soft glow.

The Empressa’s sweet caress of fruit and vanilla in a luxurious lotion.

A soothing lotion of saffron, vanilla and cedar for those whose wings graze the sun.

Step 4.

With Argan Oil enriched hands tousle one's luscious locks as perfumed hair cascades in the moonlight. A flourish of Penhaligon's heavenly Hair Mist has you covered from head to toe. Simly, spray onto your palms and work through the ends of the hair for silky locks that holds nostrls in a trance.

A mysterious and softening gift for hair, perfumed with rose, fruits and enriched with Argan Oil.


Step 5.

The piece de resistance of one's layering ritual. To lock in such perfumed pleasure, simply spritz your chosen fragrance onto pulse points and rest assured your lasting scent is certain to leave an impression. 

So this is love. A mysterious perfume heady with rose, grapefruit and spice.

Radiant with peach, vanilla and blood orange, the Empressa’s scent bewitches

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