DO YOU PAIR BODY WASH SCENT WITH LOTION?

Layering scents helps fragrance linger on the skin, and it starts in the shower. Or not.
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Layering scents helps fragrance linger on the skin, and it starts in the shower. Or not.

This week the Lipstick League wants to know whether you think it's important that body wash and body lotion fragrances complement each other, or whether you think they should match.

The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel and Body Butter

The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel and Body Butter

Oddly, I've never really thought about it when it comes to everyday stuff. Most of the random body washes I use have scents that fade quickly, and most of the body lotions I use have fairly light, subtle fragrances that are also fleeting. Exceptions, of course, are sets such as The Body Shop Satsuma, or Weleda's Sea Buckthorn body wash and body lotion, or perfumed collections – those are for layering.

So should random body washes and lotions complement each other? Only if the two scents are strong enough to make it important. I like fragrance and perfume in general, but layering various scents to create something unique or signature isn't my thing. *shrug*

Should body wash and lotion match? Only by design, really. I like not having to think about it, so if I adore a body wash fragrance, I'm more than happy to continue it with a related body moisturizer. In fact, thanks to this post, I've happily put a bottle of The Body Shop Satsuma shower gel and a tub of Satsuma body butter in my bathroom – that scent is such a mood-lifter.

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