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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 […]

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. […]

Enter and stand a chance to win a gift-wrapped selection of sensory inspiration

Christmas now surrounds us. Carols fill the air. Excitement and joy brews as families plan to unite. Our hands are busy with many tasks of food and home preparations; not to mention preparing for the gift of giving! Perfume Power celebrates Christmas with you this year by gifting one lucky winner with three products from […]

Neroli, a citrus essence made famous by an Italian Princess.

Neroli carries a beautiful legacy of evoking contentment. A yellow oil distilled from the flower of the orange blossom tree originating from China, north eastern India and central Asia. This citrus essence was made popular by an Italian Princess. I want orange blossoms in my hair, champagne in my hand and love in my heart […]

The Harlot of Perfumery

“The tuberose, with her silvery light, that in the gardens of Malay is called the mistress of the night. So, like a bride scented and bright, she comes out when the sun’s away” – Thomas Moore The Aztecs discovered the tuberose as far back as 1519; described as one of the earliest cultivated plants. The […]

Scent Sense – Lily of the Valley

“Some believe Lily of the Valley brings a return of happiness.” – Vanessa Diffenbaugh Lily of the Valley has inspired poetry, legends, festivals and traditions. In France there is a Lily of the Valley Festival celebrated on the first of May. It is associated with love, tenderness, innocence and faith. Not surprizing considering how delicate […]

Download our free e-book. Perfume 101 – Your Ultimate Perfume Guide will catapult you into a new, fragrant journey.

In Perfume Power’s new, free e-book you can explore some of the most basic cornerstones of creating your own aromatic fragrance through a comprehensive perfume guide. Wearing the right perfume means that you leave a little piece of yourself behind long after you have left the room. You can choose between a balanced mix of […]