Journal

Natural skincare and perfumery

How to read a perfume ingredients label

Perfume Ingredients: How to Read a Flacon Label

Do you know what ingredients are in your favourite perfume? Time then to take a deep dive into what's listed on the packaging and what's not. What lies behind the catch-all 'Parfums'?
Top podcasts for perfume and fragrance addicts

Scent in the Air: Best Perfume Podcasts

Our edit of the best perfume podcasts and broadcasts for some easy, arm-chair listening for both leisure and learning. A must for perfume addicts!
perfect perfume present - a guide to giving perfume

Guide to Gifting the Perfect Perfume Present

With the last shopping days before Christmas near, we look at the risks and rewards of gifting that perfect perfume present and offer tips to avoid a panic-bought scented dud.
shopping for perfume

Stressfree Shopping for Perfume

Five tips for shopping for perfume and a guide to giving the perfect perfume present. Your gift recipients will thank you all the more.
Pitti Fragranze Firenze

Natural Perfume Brands at Pitti Fragranze 2019

A review and highlights of Pitti Fragranze 2019 from its Jean-Claude Ellena retrospective to the newcomers and natural perfume brands exhibiting.
oud notes in perfume

Dare to wear Oud

Oud has an aura of eastern promise, recalling souks, Saracens and scents of centuries past. As we enter late autumn, oud tamed and tempered, may be just the note.
perfumery resources and courses

Perfume Resources and Courses: learn & indulge

Perfume resources and courses from perfume blogs, niche fragrance brands, retailers and suppliers to perfumery courses online.
Formula Botanica school review

Learn to make pro Organic Skincare: Formula Botanica review

To make pro, high-performance natural cosmetics that are safe to use or to gain the know-how to launch a brand you need certified training. We review Formula Botanica, the world's leading online organic cosmetic science school from an insider's view.
Best Mediterranean summer perfumes

Best Mediterranean Perfumes for the Scent of Summer

Buy them duty free on vacation to capture the scent of summer. Our edit of timeless Mediterranean perfumes evoke lazing on the Côte d'Azur.