Beauty Secret: Aromatic Body Oils
By Anne-Marie Guarnieri
FROM LEFT: Tata Harper Aromatic Irritability Treatment; two roll-on oil blends by 21 Drops; Lierac Sensorielle Multi-Use Oil; Jo Malone Dry Body Oil
Aromatic body oils revive tired skin and soothe weary souls.
Tata Harper Aromatic Irritability Treatment: Crowds, traffic, TSA agents—fortify yourself against stressors with this fragrant instant calmer that contains chamomile, bergamot, rose and patchouli ($65). Space NK, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., LA; spacenk.com
21 Drops Travel Well: Three roll-on oil blends target the bodily systems most commonly disrupted by travel: Immunity, with lavender and eucalyptus; Digest, with cardamom and ginger; and Sleep, with sandalwood and vetiver ($74 for three). Apothia Beauty at Ron Robinson, Fred Segal, 8118 Melrose Ave., LA; ronrobinson.com
Lierac Sensorielle Multi-Use Oil: This floral-scented multitasker, which contains argan, grapeseed, sweet almond and hazelnut oils, instantly restores softness to dry skin or hair ($34). It’s lovely as a bath oil, too. CVS stores, citywide; cvs.com
Jo Malone Dry Body Oils: For those who prefer a lighter-textured body oil, these limited-edition options in Lime Basil & Mandarin and English Pear & Freesia absorb quickly and leave no greasy after-feel ($65 each). Saks Fifth Avenue, 9600 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills; saksfifthavenue.com
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Fashion shoot: December 2013 issue of Los Angeles Confidential magazine.