Why Scenting Your Hair Makes Sense

Subtle new fragrances to refresh second-day hair

by Alana Peden
Photograph: Coolife

The case for a mist for your mane: It refreshes day-old hair, it typically lacks strand-drying alcohol (unlike most traditional scents)—and it’s a good substitute for heavy perfume in warm weather.

1 Chanel No. 5 Hair Mist ($65; chanel.com) smells just like Marilyn Monroe’s beloved blend of jasmine and rose.

2 Show Beauty Decadence Hair Fragrance ($85; Bergdorf Goodman) is a spicy-floral blend created by top fragrance “noses.”

3 Fekkai Hair Fragrancein Rose Fraîche ($20; fekkai​​.com) borrows sweet, floral notes from the brand’s popular Technician Color Care line.

Next: The Best New Floral Scents

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First published in the April 2014 issue

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