Immortelle

Several names for this:  Curry Plant, Herb of St. John, Immortelle (which you might know from a L’Occitane skincare range) – and botanically, Helichrysum angustifolium.  (We also list this ingredient under ‘E’, for Everlasting Flower’) All refer to small herb, which somehow manages to thrive in the most inhospitable, rocky, sun-baked zones in southern Europe;  its yellow flowers stay incredibly bright, even after they’ve been dried. Amazingly, this grey-leafed toughie gives off a lovely, almost straw-like sweet scent, with hints of honey, tea, rose and chamomile – giving a flowery sweetness to perfumes…

Smell immortelle in:

Goutal Paris Sables

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