Vanilla – a pod full of flavours, fragrance and memories

One can’t mention vanilla without thinking of summer holidays at the sea; standing in the ques waiting for your turn at the ice cream van. The delicious taste lingering; being reminded as an adult of those very fond memories of fun and freedom. Oh; but the flavour; please give me more! Boasting 25000 different specifies, […]

If you are wondering how to choose a fragrance for your man, read on.

Spoiling your husband, partner or father to a fragrance is very special as there will always be a memory triggered by this gift. Research shows that scent carries the most powerful form of memory when compared to our other senses. It will be like an album of photography bringing back unforgettable memories of important moments […]

What classifies as an oriental fragrance?

As winter approaches, soups, stews, port and red wine clad dinner tables. But for some it is also an invitation to open the fragrance wardrobe to oriental perfumes. Leaving behind the innocent florals and embracing the bold, sultry and exotic oriental fragrance notes. Perfumes are broadly classified into four groups; floral, woody, fresh and oriental. […]

Remembering on World Bee Day that a world without honey bees is as unimaginable as a world without perfume.

Our BeeHave! perfume oils have been created specially to celebrate the wonder of honey bees. Created by Perfume Power in collaboration with The Bee Effect they are our gift to you, a moment of reverence captured in scent so you can bask in the glory of the miracle honey bees are.          […]

Enter our Mother’s Day competition and win a gorgeous chiffon perfume bottle inspired scarf and two tickets to a scent-sational workshop

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie With the hustle and bustle of everyday life we don’t always take the time to reflect on the infinite […]

A scented garden of love, joy and harmony

Jasmine is said to derive from the Persian word Yasmine, meaning ‘fragrance’. Offering a sweet, narcotic and evocative scent; leaving a lasting trail. A gardener’s delight. Used in religious offerings, meditations, to lift the spirits, decorate garlands and create exquisite perfumes. The jasmine shrub boasts glamorous leaves and a prolific display of 5 petalled delicate […]

Guidelines to buying that unique perfume for Mother’s Day

Buying your mom a perfume should be a deeply personal and intentional journey. The memory of this scent will linger and should only create beautiful memories going forward. There are various approaches one could take to this adventure. An adventure because it should be fun, investigative, a voyage of discovery and then the exhilaration experienced […]

Your best bet in finding the perfect fragrance is going at it solo, here’s why.

I had the privilege recently to observe a perfume shopping experience in a well known perfume store. A group of ladies, possibly mom, best friends or sisters were embarking on this journey together. Initially this sounds like an exciting adventure until the debate started about whether a particular perfume worked for the women that the […]

Blue gold of old or a resurrected perfume note?

The vast lavender fields in Provence; France are a breath-taking sight for any visitor. No wonder it has been awarded the name ‘blue gold’. Its scent often described as being spicy, peppery, green,herbaceous, misty and smoky. It is believed that ‘lavender’ comes from the Latin word ‘lavare’ which means to wash. Stepping back into the […]

Would you share a unisex perfume with your partner?

There is an impacting trend rising in the fragrance industry where gender boundaries are being blurred. Terms such as gender neutral, unisex and fragrance convergence making the headlines. Comments such as boy meets girl in perfume marketing is popular and must make us ask the question what classifies as a male or female perfume? Where […]