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Nordic summer

Back from Helsinki with a lovely gift for a birchtar lover like me: Nordic Summer! “Nordic Summer (see today’s picture) is an insect repellent, a creamy paste, like a solid fragrance actually, that smells deliciously and rough and rich from: BIRCH TAR! Yes. And yes: I haven’t used birch tar in any of my compositions […]


another word on gardenia

After yesterday’s post on logistics and some differences in shipment, that are not really bothering as there is always a way around and out: Today a short post on raw materials again. And gardenia. And bases built to reproduce a good part of the head space of gardenia. And on how to build a scent […]

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confirmations and labels

there we go again: A quick pictures of what sits next to the keyboard and is soon on its way to the factory: Labels. The Mandarines ambrées soap lot labels, and Dark Passage lot labels and the labels that go onto the Dark Passage purse spray.  (Dark Passage is the fragrance that I made for […]