Here at Scentury we’re obsessed with everything that smells nice: cologne, eau de parfum, home fragrances, scented candles, herbs and spices — just keep it coming! Another often underrated but lovely way to bring olfactive bliss into your daily routine is through face and body oils. The gentle effects of their carefully blended active ingredients combine with a tactile experience full of silky sensations. Your body and nose will thank you!
Photographer Klas Foerster created this expressive still life series playing on light and shadow, staging a selection of skin food to fuel your desire to indulge in your daily regimen. Enjoy!
PHOTOGRAPHY: Klas Foerster
Olfactive bliss for your daily routine.
01. Rowse: Summer Body Oil
I saw my girl with the golden touch
Give ’em a taste but not too much
I just can’t listen to the words of fools
But don’t give away too much
Someone will need your golden touch.
—Golden Touch by Razorlight
Created as a weightless oil to protect, nourish and brighten the skin during summer or anytime your skin is feeling dull.
02. Aveda: Shampure
She’s got the summer in her long, blond hair
Coming from her window
I don’t want to let go.
—Summer in her Hair by Seth Swirsky
Nourishing blend of organic oils for hair, scalp and body with a calming aroma of 25 pure flower and plant essences. Moisturizes and provides instant radiance.
03. Profumum Roma: Vanitas Body Oil
Soft like wildflowers by rivers and streams
Thoughts washing over me like the stuff of my dreams
And I see it coming true
We’ll be soft like you.
—Soft like Me by St. Etienne
Quickly absorbing Jojoba oil containing antioxidants vitamin E and C, infused with vanilla, myrrh, orange flowers and sandalwood.
04. Evelom: Radiance Face Oil
Tender is the night
Lying by your side
Tender is the touch
Of someone that you love too much
Tender is the day
The demons go away.
—Tender by Blur
Revitalizing skin care with a powerful formula of Hemp Seed Oil, Abyssinian and Avocado Oils, that quickly absorbs, revealing a smoother and radiant complexion.
05. Dr. Jackson’s: Everyday Oil
You-oo-‘ve got the magic touch
It makes me glow so much
It casts a spell,
it rings a bell
The magic touch.
—The Magic Touch by The Platters
Wonderfully versatile lightweight texture that delivers just the right amount of healthy glow. With Baobab & Marula seed oil, calendula flower & arnica flower extract.
06. Diptyque: Huiles Précieuses
The earthly power sucks shadowed milk
From sleepy tears undone
From nippled skin as smooth as silk
The bugles blow as one.
—Talk to me by Peter Gabriel
Radiant florentine iris merges with oils of sweet almond, argan and macadamia nut. On the skin, they are like a silky whisper, nourishing and embellishing it.
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