Sweet fragrance with a floral heart and intense praline, vanilla, patchouli, and tonka bean base opens with black currant and pear accords
Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Women’s Eau de Parfum (2.5 or 3.4 Fl. Oz.)
- Top notes: black currant and pear
- Heart notes: iris, jasmine, and orange blossom
- Base notes: tonka bean, patchouli, vanilla, and praline
- Eau de parfum for women
- Bottle size: 2.5 or 3.4 fl. oz.
- Launched in 2012
- Made in France
In 1935, Armand Petitjean found inspiration in the yellow flowers that dotted the grounds of the Château de Lancosme, a castle just outside of Paris. The chemist was so inspired by the beauty that he named his company for the place and made those flowers its emblem. Stars such as Isabella Rossellini, Kate Winslet, and Penélope Cruz have all appeared beside the Lancôme rose, epitomizing the natural femininity and immunity to pollen touted by the respected cosmetic brand.
“True luxury is efficacy,” Youcef Nabi has told Vogue. As the current head of Lancôme, Nabi is well aware that, to remain relevant in this industry, a brand must deliver tangible results. Though Lancôme’s cosmetic products—such as Définicils mascara and Juicy Tubes lip gloss—remain industry-wide favorites, its science-based skincare line has earned a cult following of its own. This focus on effectiveness remains at the forefront of the nearly 80-year-old company’s consciousness.
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