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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. ┬áHaving 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” ┬áHelen 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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