Meet Henry Rose

Prior to switching to clean beauty – and clean perfumes – I was a borderline perfume hoarder. Spending hours in Sephora’s perfume section was not uncommon for me as I perused the latest selections. Learning the notes, the creative vision behind the brands, and actually smelling the creations…I found it to be titillating. The more I began to research products, ingredients, and the truth about … Continue reading Meet Henry Rose

Sanae Intoxicants

2019 has brought so many wonderful companies into the forefront of my perfume journey, and Sanae Intoxicants is no exception! These beautiful natural elixirs are blended by Sanae Barber in L.A. with a bohemian sort of whimsy and artistry; each perfume tells a story about the wearer and the sort of adventures they may have. There is a certain depth and mystery to each fragrance. … Continue reading Sanae Intoxicants

Moena 12|69 – Carta Fragrances

I’m a believer that the best things in life are created out of desire for change and genuine love; Carta Fragrances Moena 12|69 is exactly that. Heather D’Angelo traveled deep into the Tambopata province of the Peruvian rainforest with Camino Verde to meet the star of her fragrance – Moena Alcanfor. Camino Verde is an organization that works to conserve the biodiversity of the rainforest … Continue reading Moena 12|69 – Carta Fragrances

Vered Divinité

Famed New York esthetician Vered Back is the master creator behind VERED organic Botanicals. Several years ago, I recall seeing an article about her and her hand crafted skincare and perfumes. At the time, I was just beginning my transition to clean beauty and searching far and wide for products and solutions. Fast forward several years to present day me; blogging about all things related … Continue reading Vered Divinité

Kahina Giving Beauty: Fez & Essaouira

Fez and Essaouira: the two fragrant offerings from Kahina Giving Beauty. Inspired by the ancient Moroccan city and sunny beachside town, these two fragrances capture the spirit of their cities namesakes. Essaouira, the lighter of the two fragrances, opens with a geranium explosion; a citrus-like floral note. When I first sniff the bottle, this is the primary essence to greet my nose. However, that subsides … Continue reading Kahina Giving Beauty: Fez & Essaouira