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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 […]

Beat the heat and prolong the floral essence of your favourite summer scents.

Guidelines on wearing perfume during summer months: 1) What happens to your perfume? As with most cosmetics, something happens when the weather is a bit like a furnace. Heat causes your perfume initially to become dramatically alive but then the alcohol evaporates quickly. This will cause your perfume to fade quicker, with regular application being […]

Compliments follow in the path of a remarkable perfume.

What is it that causes one perfume to linger in the mind and another to simply disappear in the slightest breeze? Author Bois de Jasmin, Victoria Frolova, writes about what causes a scent to elicit compliments. Perfumer Sophia Grojsman was returning home one evening when she noticed a man following her. As she quickened her […]