Depend it as much as a extremely unhealthy spherical of allergy symptoms on the East Coast this spring—main into summer season—however I form of can’t put on something with perfume anymore. Every thing I spray makes me sneeze, and the following line writes itself however, it stinks.
Enter Ellis Brooklyn’s new SUN Body Mist ($45), accessible immediately on the Sephora app and tomorrow on the location. As every thing founder Bee Shapiro does, it’s nice—an unassuming “vivid” scent with a touch of fruity notes that has cracked the code on summer season—with out being overly aromatic or flagrant for allergy symptoms.
“This previous yr or so I’ve been considering of all totally different codecs of scent and why we might choose one over the opposite,” Shapiro shared with us. “I cherished physique mists after I was youthful, however I puzzled if this could possibly be a class that might nonetheless embody that youthful, enjoyable spirit however take it to a complete new stage. I needed the enjoyable, however I additionally needed magnificence and class.”
The idea is wise, as SUN joins the model’s SEA and SAND scents, which Shaprio says is just about her recipe for an ideal summer season day. “From there, I considered the essence of what every was. SUN, for me, was in regards to the carefree side of summer season—the optimistic feeling that there’s a lot to rejoice. With out getting too cliche or literal, there’s a ‘photo voltaic’ side right here. The notes are diversified and fascinating. There’s candy clementine but additionally orange flower water, pear blossom and a contact of vanilla and musk.
Physique mists are by nature extra approachable and fewer advanced. They’re meant to be sprayed on liberally. I consider it like storytelling. I really like a sophisticated drama, however typically a lighthearted movie is simply as satisfying.”
The underside line: If “photo voltaic” had a scent this may be it…and it doesn’t mess with anything you is perhaps utilizing, whereas efficiently carry a classy mist again to the combo.