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Scent Sense: Frangipani

“Nothing evokes that tropical feeling like the serene scent of Frangipani” Frangipani is a timeless, colourful, fragrant flowering tree also known as plumeria and the Hawaiian Lei flower.  Native to warm tropical areas such as Mexico, the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean. Lei garlands have become a tourist tradition when visiting tropical islands such as […]

7 common perfume shopping pitfalls to avoid

Perfume is luxury in a bottle often carrying a hefty price tag. It is usually a pamper and splurge gift celebrating a special occasion, rewarding yourself or as a mood enhancer. Whatever the reason; the outcome needs to be that you fall in love with your perfume investment with no buyer’s remorse attached. 7 common […]

Scent Sense: Peach Blossom

 “Peach blossoms in affluence, paying tribute to the symphony of nature.” – Shiv Nepal Peach blossoms signify the certainty of spring, an awakening from winter’s slumber. Budding newness, abundance and incredible beauty. They are a reminder that the bees will come. The pink star-shaped little blooms recall fond childhood memories; filled with fun and energy. […]

Step up your fragrance knowledge with Perfume Power.

  Many of us have had a hair, colour and clothing analysis done, where we were guided on seasonal colours and which styles of clothing best suit our figure. Through several conversations with clients many expensive perfume purchases have been made only to find the perfume to be hidden at the back of a dark […]

Melt together the art of Ernest Beaux and the strength of Coco Chanel and so dawns the scent of a woman:
Chanel N˚ 5.

“The inventor of the most treasured name in perfume” Ernest Beaux; a French Russian perfumer boldly declared; “for me, perfumery is an art and the true perfumer must be an artist” and an artist he was. Famous for a creating style that was elegant and graceful, but with a strong character. In 1902 Beaux started […]

Celebrate International Fragrance Day with us on 21 March 2019

“Of all the senses, smell casts a unique hold. A scent has the ability to transport you to a distant place, bring you back to a cherished moment or conjure the familiar embrace of a loved one. For many, choosing a fragrance runs much deeper than shopping for other beauty products; it’s an incredibly personal […]

Scent Sense: Ylang-ylang

“Crowned the ‘flower of flowers’ in the Philippians; evoking the vibrant colours of summer” Ylang-ylang (pronounced “ilang-ilang”) has an exquisite scent profile that is rich, floral, banana-toned, sweet, narcotic and erotic. Coined as the poor man’s jasmine due to the similar scent and lower cost.  The blooms of this flower are so delicate that they must […]

The Scent of Desire

“I have created this perfume to dress each woman in the scent of desire, and to see each of my dresses emerging from its bottle…” – Christian Dior Elizabeth Taylor shares that the beauty of fragrance is that it speaks to your heart …and hopefully, someone else’s. Scent is deeply personal and evocative. Psychology Today […]

The scent of a winning team

There is no better way to learn teamwork than through a strong scented example! Are you looking for a unique and creative way to build your team, where staff misunderstandings and the associated emotional stressors are not the order of your day? When working alone, your decisions are solely yours; when in a group, the […]

Scent Sense – Violet

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”  –  Mark Twain The violet is a delicate 5 petal shaped flower often described as the virtuous and dainty one of the flower kingdoms. Signifying modesty, humility, and faithfulness. Folklore suggests that the violet reflects a love that is delicate. […]