Tag Archives: Perfume

The Power of Perfumed Prose

Literary Licence – Scenting scene “This morning, Tegus welcomed me again with an arm clasp and cheek touch. I wasn’t startled this time, and I breathed in at his neck. How can I describe the scent of his skin? He … Continue reading

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Gifts from India

My lovely friend Josie, occasionally indulges my passion of all things aromatic and brings me intriguing items back from her travels.   This time aromatics from India. Unfortunately many oils can be adulterated or you could be sold a fragrance … 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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