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. […]

Anyone who gives you a cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven is a friend for life.

“Anyone who gives you a cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven is a friend for life” — Daniel Handler The pungent aroma of cinnamon is unmistakeable, usually evoking dreams; with apple pie, doughnuts, candies and Christmas cake being beautiful reminders of our youth. It was once such a highly prized spice that wars were fought […]