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Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum (40ml)
Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum (40ml)
Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum (40ml)
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Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum (40ml)

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If you fancy a fragrance that is floral and oriental, feminine and sensual Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum (40ml) is heavenly. Jimmy Choo is a modern floral perfume that evokes a courageous and enigmatic spirit, Illicit awakens the senses of every woman. 

The scent opens up with comforting ginger and bitter orange. At the heart, is soft rose and fresh jasmine where this captivating scent is laid on a sweet warm base of honey, amber and sandalwood. Illicit is pure opulence and sophistication where it flawlessly melts into the skin to create a veil of glamour. 

This perfume is versatile and easily transitions from day to night and is edgy enough to wear with leather but elegant enough to spritz on silk. The bottle has been engraved like a jewel with many architectural facets, making it a piece of art. The square silver cap adds a modern touch to the bottle.

Fragrance Family: Oriental

Scent Type:  Oriental Floral

Jimmy Choo Perfume Illicit - Eau de Parfum Key Fragrance Notes:

  • Top – Ginger, Bitter Orange

  • Middle – Rose, Orange Blossom, Jasmine Sambac

  • Base – Honey, Amber, Caramel, Sandalwood, Cashmere Wood

How to apply Illicit (40ml) by Jimmy Choo

To ensure that your Jimmy Choo perfume for women last longer, apply it right after you shower or bath and dry off. Your skin absorbs aroma of Illicit better after it is nice and warm.

To help your Jimmy Choo scent last even longer apply unscented body cream or lotion before you spritz on your perfume. Well moisturized skin will lock in Illicit fragrance better.

It is best to apply Illicit EDP (40ml) directly onto bare skin. Doing this creates chemistry between the skin and the Jimmy Choo perfume, allowing it to fuse with your natural body oils resulting in a more personalized scent.

Illicit EDP (40ml) by Jimmy Choo should be applied to your pulse points to make your scent last longer. These are warm areas that heats the Illicit fragrance oils and help it naturally diffuse throughout the day. Your pulse points include:

  • Behind the ears

  • Nape of the neck

  • Your wrists

  • Inside your elbow

  • On your chest

  • Back of the knees

  • Small of your back

Pro Tip: Never rub your wrists together after applying Illicit fragrance as it will force the scent to disappear faster than expected. If you are unable to spray Jimmy Choo fragrance, gently dab it on your skin. Allow the Illicit fragrance to dry on your skin.

Need that extra staying-power for your favourite scent of Illicit perfume? Rub a bit of petroleum jelly on your pulse points before spraying Jimmy Choo perfume. Your smell will last longer as oily skin helps to lock in the scent of the Jimmy Choo fragrance.

The hair can hold the scent of the Jimmy Choo fragrance even longer than the skin. Spray Illicit on your brush and run it through clean, dry hair if you desire some extra scent in your hair.  Don’t spritz Illicit perfume directly onto your hair, as the alcohol can make your hair dry and cause damage.

To boost your Jimmy Choo fragrance, you can layer with different products such as: shower gels, soap, lotions, deodorant, hair mist or body mists that have the same or similar scent alongside it. Jimmy Choo offers matching products to complement their fragrances.

Pro Tip: When there is a just a tiny bit of Illicit perfume left in your bottle, pour the remaining scent into an unscented lotion to create a moisturiser that smells like your favourite Jimmy Choo perfume for women and prevent waste.

If you have sensitive skin, spraying Illicit perfume on your clothes is a good alternative. Your clothes can hold the scent of Illicit fragrance for a much longer time. Avoid spraying Jimmy Choo perfume on light-coloured clothing or delicate fabrics like silk, that can be easily stained by perfume oils.

Pro Tip: You can get your clothing to smell like your favourite scent of Jimmy Choo fragrance. Line your drawers and wardrobe with tissue paper that has been spritzed with your signature Illicit scent a few times and allow the scent to infuse the fabrics.

Pro Tip: Do not spray Jimmy Choo perfume on jewellery since this will tarnish it.

Spray Illicit from four to six inches (10-15cm) away from your body and allow it to dry on the skin naturally.

Pro Tip: Do not spray Illicit perfume for women into the air like a cloud and walk through it. It is a great way to scent your room with Jimmy Choo fragrance, but as for your person, it’s wasteful.

Wearing perfume is personal – but you should wear enough Illicit (40ml) scent so you can smell it, and not too much that it is overwhelming to others. Illicit fragrance should be a gentle cloud of scent that trails subtly behind you. If you are able to smell just a touch of Jimmy Choo aroma every now and then you probably have enough on.

Pro Tip: Illicit perfume for ladies, is an Eau de Parfum, therefore 1-2 sprays should be ample.

Layering women perfumes including Illicit is a unique and popular way of wearing fragrances. As a beginner, you can try to wear two scents from the same fragrance family as Illicit such as Oriental Floral but as you become more confident and daring with mixing you can layer as many as you like.

Pro Tip: To layer the most ideal way Illicit EDP (40ml), spray the heavier perfume first then the lighter one.

If you spritz on too much Illicit perfume for women, you can rub on an unscented body lotion to help lessen the scent or wash where you've applied the fragrance with an unscented soap. If you are on the go and applied too much Jimmy Choo perfume, you can simply remove it with makeup wipes or alcohol wipes. Then you can reapply with the desired amount of Illicit scent.

If you are looking for a fragrance that is deeper, more intense, long-lasting and more striking choose an Eau de Parfum by Jimmy Choo. Illicit (40ml) EDP is ideal for fall or winter season and can be appropriate for day or night wear. Eau de Parfum contains around 15% to 20% of essential oils and can last for 6 to 8 hours with a single spritz – that’s your entire workday done.

Illicit Eau de Parfum has three layers, which are top, middle, and bottom. The top notes are the first scent you smell after spraying the Jimmy Choo perfume, which fades quickly. The middle/heart notes of the Illicit are the scent that develops after the top note fades and it lingers a bit longer. The base notes of the Illicit have the heaviest scent that lingers the longest.

How to Store Illicit scent by Jimmy Choo

Store Jimmy Choo perfume in a cool, dark place. Illicit perfume for women can deteriorate very quickly due to direct sunlight, fluctuating temperatures and humidity. 

Pro Tip: Do not store Illicit perfume bottles in the bathroom. Store Jimmy Choo perfume in a cool dark place such as a drawer, closet or in the box it came in on a vanity table.

Do not shake your Jimmy Choo perfume bottle. Shaking your Illicit perfume allows air to permeate the fragrance and reduces the quality of the fragrance.

Keep your Jimmy Choo perfume for women in its original bottle. This process may seem quite outdated but some people still like to store their perfume in separate, fancy bottles. This might look refined but it will allow air to infuse your Jimmy Choo perfume and that can change its chemical makeup.

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