Think of your perfume as a form of adornment

“After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God gave to the world” – Christian Dior I believe what Christian Dior was trying to say is that all flowers are distinctly beautiful and unique in their own way, and that’s like women too. Expressing different colours, shapes, and sizes. These flowers flourishing at different times […]

Dazzle foes into friends by demonstrating fragrance with flair.

How do you respond to a perfume demonstrator outside a store?  With happiness and anticipation, or pure avoidance behavior? The initial intention being to entice and lure a customer to try something new and stray from their signature scent! I however find myself and research has shown that it more often has a negative effect […]

The most satisfying lingering scent.

“In the company of sandalwood even thorny trees and wild weeds smell like it” – Chokha Mela Having visited Indonesia, Thailand and Zanzibar, it was impossible not to be confronted with the rich, sweet, milky and soft classic oriental note of sandalwood. The streets were lined with elegantly carved doors, and sandalwood souvenirs filled almost […]

Essences Fit for Royalty

Making history One can’t help but think of The Three Wise men travelling from the East and presenting the Christ child with gifts of frankincense and myrrh. Both resins marking the significant historical event of Christmas. Meaning of both essences ‘Incense’ refers to aromatic smoke (Latin – incensum), “to kindle”, and frankincense means “true incense”. […]

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 […]