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In the forests of Sweden

A friend provided me an inspiration for a blend the other week, she has spent many memorable breaks in Sweden and loved the smell of the forests, with their cool, resinous, coniferous aromas.  Having never been to Sweden I simply … Continue reading

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Renaissance Beauty Secrets – Natural Cosmetic Making

If my previous post on the 17th century beauty lecture I attended whetted your appetite, well exciting news… In conjunction with the ‘The Wild, Beautiful and the Damned‘ exhibition and as part of their events programme, I will be at … Continue reading

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What is Natural Perfumery?

“Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years that you have lived”  Helen Keller Natural perfumery draws on the art and science of creating fragrant, aesthetically pleasing compositions using ingredients of natural … Continue reading

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