Grasse-Capitale of Perfums Visit and Photography

Sunday morning….so very early wacking up with beautiful images popping  up in my mind…Grasse was such a nice place to stay…for this perfumery training…. and I am so sorry I can only share images…and not feelings…and smells…. yes indeed….Grasse is so much the capitale of fragrances….people and visitors browsing on the tiny narrow streets are…

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Jasmin Essential Oil Complete Review and Index

Botanical name: Jasmimum grandiflorum Origin: The jasmin essential oil comes from Persia, more commonly known as thequeen of the night. Considered by many asian cultures as being a spiritual help, jasmin is largely used for perfumes. Quite rare and therefore precious, the jasmin plant is cultivated and handipicked nowadays in Egypt. The flower is the…

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Carrot Oil- Complete Index and Recipes

Carott Benefits in Cosmetic- Complete Ingredient review Botanical name: Daucus carota It´s summer and we’ve been waiting for it impatiently! Who doesn’t dream of having a healthy, glowing tan? The kind of natural and lasting tan you can get without putting your skin at risk. Well carrot oil is perfect for that. It is full…

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How to make your Own Macerated Carrot Oil for Natural Cosmetic

We still have a few days left in sunny Provence to buy the ingredients needed to prepare our macerated carrot oil. Every morning we go stock-up at a little farmers market in Aix en Provence-France. It is summer time and this square is nicely shaded by the bell tower, cristal clear water is springing out…

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Elderberry Benefits in Cosmetic

Have you heard about Elderberries? Elderly people were using this berries for their numerous medicinal effects. Ancients were doing wine and syrup to boost immune system, helping to fight inflammation It is an extremely rich berry…..full of amazing phytonutrients such as caffeic acid: Caffeic acid is thought to have many effects in the body including…

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Camomile Essential Oil Complete Review and Index

Camomile Essential Oil Benefits and uses Botanical name: Anthemis Nobilis Origin: The camomille plant is a vert popular flowering plant. It grows mainly in France where it is well known for its calming and relaxing propreties. They are two types of Camomile essential oil: Roman Camomile and German Camomile. This review will center mostly around…

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Origano Essential Oil Benefits And Complete Index

Summer season has arrived and yet… I managed to catch a cold. Stuffy nose, sore throat, coughing, very annoying in the middle of summer and holidays!  No more going to the pool or the beach for the entire day, staying out on the terrace in shorts and a t-shirt at night…. But then I decided…

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Antic Perfumes Bottles Photos

Coco Chanel was saying talking about perfumes: bottle doesn’t  matter as fare as you have dizziness … Do you agree with that? Do you enjoy having nice perfumes bottles? are you influenced by packaging…or are fragrances what matters the most??? about myself….I have to say, the subtility of fragrances is more important than the beauty…

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Perfumery Training in the Fragrance Capital: Done

Surrounded by fragrances…working with essential oils all year long….. I had to follow that training in the capital of fragrances in South of France which is successfully accomplished today…and I was so happy my two daughters, Anais and Violette loved to follow that training too… Grasse-France this beautiful antic city is where perfumers installed their manufactures…

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