Just had a very welcome hospital shower and the body soap reminded me of this. Suddenly wish I had my bottle with me.
To a person in shock we administer brandy. The perfumed equivalent – a warm, nerve-smoothing balm – may well be Teint de Neige….
Lorenzo Villoresi’s creation is perhaps the ultimate comfort scent : so warm, huggable and calming it can make you sigh. The wintery name might suggest some cold, snowy scent, but don’t be fooled: the only snow in this picture is outside. You yourself are cuddled up, bath-clean and contented, with a mug of coffee, an iced donut, and your favourite magazine. From the kitchen window, snow flakes are falling on the garden – gently; languidly, in a slow, muffled world of silence.
The teint ( ‘complexion’ ) of the name refers…
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