Scent Sense – Coconut

Odour profile: intensely tropical notes, lush, sweet, milky, vanillic, with a suntan lotion association due to the inclusion of coconut scent in Coppertone sun oil. When we mention coconut, the first association takes us to exotic and tropic beaches with white sand and palms leaning above and reflecting in turquoise water where this magnificent fruit […]

Top 7 trends that we can expect for 2020

A new year and the change of digits brings with it reflection and contemplation of the year that has been and the one to come. We have so much to look forward to when it comes to trends relating to fragrance, foods, clothing, décor, cosmetics and business. For the purpose of this article however fragrance […]

The Fragrance Wheel

Many of us love perfume but we can’t find our way around different scents. To most of us, many flowers smell the same, and it doesn’t seem true to say freshly cut grass has a scent. There are so many singular and combined scents in the perfume world and confusion is inevitable. The fragrance wheel […]

Scent Sense: Orchid

When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid’s perfume. – Sara Jeannette Duncan A legendary flower dating back to the dinosaur era is well known for its grace, nobility and kaleidoscope of scents emanating great joy, love and health. Orchids are nature’s masterpiece with radiant creativity in every […]

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Signature scents versus a scented wardrobe

With approximately 1300 new perfumes released yearly it would almost be unthinkable to settle for one perfume as a signature scent; in some instances, a lifetime. Opting for signature scents In my dealing with clients there are a number of reasons they lean towards a signature scent. There is safety in knowing what you love […]

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Why your hormones can help you pick the perfect perfume

Research shows that to a large degree it’s shifting hormone levels that dictate scent preferences over the course of our lives. There are five stages of one’s life that can mark a significant shift in perfume choices. Tenacious Teens Fifteen is the average age for girls to get their first bottle of scent, according to […]