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Deconstructing CK One

CK One Family : Citrus Aromatic [Ci Ar] Top notes: Citrus [Mandarin, Bergamot], Green Middle notes: Violet, Orris, Jasmine, Rose Base notes: Sandalwood [Wo], Amber, Musk CK One by Calvin Klein is widely regarded as the first successful mass marketed 'unisex' fragrance. Fresh and minimalist, CK One managed to encapsulate…

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27 Fragrance Notes – The Jasmine Flower

We dare say that a lot of people are big fans of the spirituous and seduction scent of Jasmine.   Ja or Jasmine, found in the heart of our fragrance table middle note is beyond sensual, romantic and seductive. There is more to the fragrance that finds itself as a…

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Labels of Love

LABELS OF LOVE - Moving into the end of the first half of 2020, we usher in Pride Month. This year, the celebration will take on a new complexion. Still a time to spread ideas and carry out conversations on freedom, love and expression...but this time (mostly) through our screens.…

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7 Days, 7 Ways – Perfume Layering

You might think that wearing a different perfume on any given day as over-curation, but layering is a novel way to create a perfume unique to you, that matches your wardrobe and your mood of the moment. Fragrance layering is basically combining different perfume notes together on top of one…

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Blockbuster Scent: 99 years of No. 5

Aldehyde. Not exactly an ingredient name that rolls off the tip of the tongue, nor pulls at the heart strings like say the verbal caress of ‘Rose’ or ‘Musk’ that literally sends earlobes tingling. But yet this naturally occurring ingredient no doubt will seek you out on any given day.…

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Bust Boredom with Mood, Memory & Emotion

There are some pretty outrageous ways COVID-19 (and the internet) has shown the world how we can cope with boredom in the 21st century. Sometimes we are surviving – think domestic goddess duties such as baking. Or failing at it hilariously. And sometimes we just danced it away on our Tik…

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27 Fragrance Notes – Oh Deer! Musk

Historically musk was extracted from the glands of animals, chiefly the musk deer, and thus where it derives its name. Due to commercial and ethical reasons, this animalic source of musk was abandoned towards the end of the 19th century, being replaced by various forms of synthetic musk also called…

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Unboxing the Mixology Kit with Dan Terry, Founder of Oo La Lab.

  Take a journey with Mr Dan Terry, Founder of Oo La Lab as he guides you through the process of unboxing the Mixology Kit. Familiarize yourself with the 27 fragrance notes, formulate your own fragrance ritual and finalize your special scent. You can watch it here! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEjLw8fxP7E[/embed]

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Violet

Oh sweet sweet violet! Albeit its soft and shy disposition violet is actually quite the romantic. It’s sweet and slightly powdery scent is subtle yet distinct, the epitome of a blossoming romance. Violets derive their scent from Ionone, thus can only be smelled periodically due to ionone temporarily desensitizing scent…

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