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Alkemy

This small space in the cen­tre of Turin con­cocts mag­i­cal al­chemies for body, face and hair­care. The Alkemy line in­cludes strictly nat­u­ral nu­tri­cos­met­ics and der­moac­tives, whose ef­fec­tive­ness lies in the power of the nat­u­ral plants and in­gre­di­ents used, which no other com­pany in the world com­bines or makes avail­able, in­clud­ing Kla­math, the ul­ti­mate wild su­per­food. www.myalkemy.it. Mon- Fri 9.30am-1pm/2.30pm- 6pm. Via V. Al­fieri, 6.

T: 011 5581755. Map E4

L’Ar­cade des Par­fums

This niche per­fumery, whose name is in­spired by the ar­caded por­ti­coes of Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele II, con­ducts on­go­ing re­search on its sig­na­ture style.

Take an ol­fac­tory jour­ney amidst lux­ury per­fume brands, fra­grances cre­ated by il­lus­tri­ous Maître Par­fumeurs, cos­met­ics and makeup. The Ar­cade also of­fers a wide range of home fra­grances and scented can­dles, select bi­joux, fa­cials and makeup ses­sions. www.lar­cad­edespar­fums- pro­fume­ria.it. Open Mon 3.30pm-7.30pm; Tues- Fri 10am-7.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm/ 3.30pm-7.30pm. Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele II, 74/ F. T: 011 5621148.

Map D5

Jo Malone Lon­don

The en­tire prod­uct range of this pres­ti­gious Bri­tish brand is show­cased at the airy bou­tique lo­cated in the city’s cen­tral via La­grange. Per­fumes, can­dles, dif­fusers, bath and body care and home prod­ucts, all fea­tur­ing the iconic fra­grances of Jo Malone Lon­don that can be com­bined to cre­ate your own be­spoke scent. All cus­tomers vis­it­ing the bou­tique are of­fered a re­lax­ing, scented hand mas­sage. www.jo­ma­lone.com. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; TuesSat 10am–7pm; Sun 2pm-7pm. Via La­grange, 4/a. T: 011 4546467. Map F4

pMelissa

Just steps from the Mole Antonelliana, Melissa is much more than a her­bal­ist. Cus­tomers vis­it­ing the space will find a vast se­lec­tion of or­ganic prod­ucts, in­clud­ing makeup, cos­met­ics, hair prod­ucts, nat­u­ral soaps, can­dles, cups and teapots, per­fumes and herbal teas, plus teas and in­fu­sions of all types. Its in­te­rior, dec­o­rated with flower- pat­terned wall­pa­per, hat stands, vel­vet so­fas and vin­tage fur­ni­ture, is rem­i­nis­cent of a French boudoir. In ad­di­tion to or­ga­niz­ing events, its own­ers of­ten pam­per their clien­tele with makeup artists or man­i­curists. www. melis­satorino.com. Open Mon-Sat 11am-2pm; 3,30pm-7,30pm. Via G. Fer­rari, 4. T: 011 8395813. Map H4

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