A Perfumers Journal

  • Citrus Notes in Perfumery

    Refreshing and energising, citrus scents sparkle with the extracts of orange, lemon, lime, bergamot, neroli, grapefruit, yuzu, etc. Full of life, the zesty character of a citrus scent is instantly...

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  • What is a Chypre Perfume?

    Chypre is probably one of the most beautiful and sophisticated perfume families. Full of character, these complex fragrances play upon a contrast of cool and warm materials, creating an elegant...

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  • Celebrate Burns Night with Aqua Alba

    Each year, in Scotland and all around the world, people celebrate the memory of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns by holding Burns Suppers on and around his birthday, 25 January.  People...

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  • Angela Flanders x Bleu Anglais Pop-Up

    UPDATE: the pop-up continues until mid-October. You’re welcome to visit anytime during shop hours. Please contact us if you’d like to organise an appointment with Noel Chapman of Bleu Anglais. We celebrate...

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  • Ingredient Focus: Vetiver

    Native to India, vetiver is now also cultivated in Java, Haiti, Indonesia, China and the Reunion island. Vetiveria Zizanoides is a tall grass that grows up to two meters high...

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  • Green & herbal notes

    Green fragrances feature fresh and lively notes that evoke freshly cut grass or stems, green leaves (like violet leaf), foliage, mosses, green tea or other green vegetal scents. This family...

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