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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Bain Nouveau by Houbigant c1966

Bain Nouveau by Houbigant: launched in 1966.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is described as a spicy floral fragrance for women with dominant notes of jasmine and roses.
  • Top notes: lily of the valley
  • Middle notes: rose, jasmine, carnation
  • Base notes: musk

Bain Nouveau was available in the following forms:
  • Perfume Oil for body & bath
  • Eau de Toilette Spray Mist
  • Bath Oil Spray 
  • Solid Perfume Compact
  • Body Powder Mist
  • Bath Powder
  • Friction Cologne
  • Creme de Bain Nouveau
  • Soap-on-a-Rope

Arizona Republic, 1968:
"Bain Nouveau by Houbigant. No fragrance makes a woman more feminine . . . more attractive! Envelop yourself in the romantic aura of Bain Nouveau which clings . . and clings . . and clings. Bain Nouveau Bath Powder $3.50 Bain Noveau Friction Cologne. Creme Bain Nouveau with Dispenser $4.00"

Fate of the Fragrance

Discontinued, date unknown.

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