A Perfumers Journal

  • Ingredient Focus: Amber

      In perfumery, amber has nothing to do with the yellow-brown resin gemstone which bears the same name and doesn’t have any scent but is a reference to ambergris.               ...

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  • Taffeta and The Atelier Collection

    Taffeta, my second perfume for Angela Flanders, captures the early evening when dusk starts to fall, and we prepare to embark on an evening adventure. Inspired by the elegant dry and...

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  • Three of the best perfumed candles for Autumn

      As the nights draw in and there's a chill in the evening air, we find ourselves nesting and lighting a candle to fill the room with soft and comforting...

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  • Ingredient Focus : Lavender

      Of all the fragrance notes, lavender is probably most famous for its relaxing aromatic qualities. An ancient natural remedy, lavender is part of the mint family, native to the...

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  • Ingredient Focus: Violets

      Violet flowers have a soft, tender aura, a bit similar to iris, and smell powdery and romantic. Aroma compounds present in violets known as ionones play a central role...

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