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How to choose a scented candle ?

Luminous, warm, evocative of well-being and decorative objects… Scented candles are nowadays very important in homes. But what differentiates one candle from another? Discover the know-how behind scented candles, and our tips on how to choose them! A look back at the history of candles The ancestor of the candle is… the candle! Dating from […]

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The history of Home Fragrance

Perfuming your home is now a widespread practice, focused on well-being and the pleasure of being at home. Relaxing, therapeutic, this practice has been anchored in our customs for much longer than you may think… Discover the insane history of the perfume diffusers! The invention of perfume diffusers dates back to… Neolithic times! Pottery bowls […]

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How to choose your perfume ?

Like the famous board game, there are 7 major olfactory families: floral, woody, oriental, citrus, fougère, chypre and leather. The fragrances of each family are made up of notes that have their own uniqueness. To choose your perfume well, you have to know how to combine the olfactory notes that you like the most and […]

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What is Eau de Cologne?

A little history : It is to a certain Jean Marie Farina (XVIIIth century) that we owe the creation of the Eau of Cologne. Born in Italy, perfumer, he settled in Cologne and began to produce the “water” of Farina. This mixture contained a mix of essential oils and pure alcohol. At that time, heady […]

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Seasonal Flowers & Fruits in perfumery

Our moods change with the seasons, we adapt to the temperatures and so does our wardrobe. Our tastes and desires change with the atmosphere around us. So why not match our choice of fragrance with our emotions? Why change your perfume depending on the seasons? Renewing yourself is not just a state of mind, it […]

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Global Wellness Day

This Saturday, June 12 will be the Global Wellness Day. This day was created in 2012 in Turkey by Belgin Aksoy to celebrate (every second Saturday of June) the activities that contribute to our health, vitality and serenity. This year there will be 65 speakers from 35 countries on the program during a 12-hour live […]

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Lily of the valley, the symbol of the month of May

Also called May Bells, these spring flowers known for their pretty white bells are rich in symbols. Offered on the first day of May, linked to Labor Day in France… We became interested in its history and wish to share with you our precious connection with this flower whose fragrance is widely used in perfumery. […]