Eau Captivante by L'Occitane en Provence
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Eau Captivante is a perfume by L'Occitane en Provence for women and men and was released in 2012. The scent is fresh-citrusy. It is still in production. Pronunciation
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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamot, Green lemon
Heart Notes Heart NotesBasil, Mint
Base Notes Base NotesWoody notes, Lavender

Ratings

Scent

7.4 (31 Ratings)

Longevity

5.1 (24 Ratings)

Sillage

4.1 (22 Ratings)

Bottle

5.8 (29 Ratings)
Submitted by TVC15, last update on 03.05.2020.
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7
Scent
7.5
Longevity
7.5
Sillage
10
Bottle
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Eau Captivante is the one cologne of this line of Eaux that even if I dont care very much for citrusy fraganes, made it to my collection; probably because its refreshing effect relies not only on citrus but on typical mediterranean aromatic plants, in a way that it stays refreshing when the volatile citric oils have already vanished.

It starts bright and sunny as one could expect from green lemon. The notes of mint are, to my nose, more noticeable at this first stages, mingled with the lemon. Not dark cool, as in menthol, but sweet cool as in spearmint. It also feels cool on the skin, which is very lovely, if u splash enough cologne as one should do in this hot weather! (i didnt dare to substitute the cap with the sprayer that comes with the beautiful flask, note the beautiful Arts´& Crafts typography and the big retro beveled bottle)

Eau Captivante gets more and more pungent as the citrus notes fade, but it stays lemony. Verbena or citronella type of lemony. The base is woody, dry and pungent, again, with a sweet touch that reminds to fig tree wood. Cold, balsamic notes of sweet basil support the mint and the lavender, very woody and subtle here but the three plants provide a shadowy effect, like finding a little grove close to the water as u stroll under the blinding midday sun, when only insects dare to wander around.

Definitely i am going to wear Eau Captivante a lot this summer, on the hottest days.

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