Gender-fluid fragrances: breaking the gender divide.

In the world of fragrance, traditional gender norms have long dictated that feminine scents should be floral and delicate, while masculine scents should be woody and musky. However, as the beauty industry evolves towards inclusivity and diversity, gender-fluid fragrances are challenging these conventions. Breaking free from the limitations of gender stereotypes, these scents offer a …

SENTIER’S SUMMER FAVORITES

In summers, the heat can make fragrances evaporate quickly and often leave us feeling hot and sticky. To combat this, it is best to choose a fresh scent with ingredients like lemon or raspberries that will help keep you cool throughout the day. These scents are light enough so they won’t overpower your senses but …

eXPLORING MUSK

Musk makes its first appearance in the 6th Century, brought from India by Greek explorers. It was used for religious ceremonies and as a way to attract potential mates. Later, the Arabic and Byzantine perfumers perfected the art of capturing its aphrodisiac powers and musk’s popularity spread along the silk and spice routes. They developed …

Exploring Patchouli

Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli) is a bush that belongs to the mint family and grows mainly in India and western China. It has purple-white flowers, which are used for their strong aromatic scent. The leaves of this plant have been traditionally used as an ingredient in perfumes, incense sticks, soaps, cosmetics, and even medicines due to …

How aromatherapy can benefit you

Aromatherapy is a holistic healing practice that uses essential oils to promote physical and emotional wellbeing. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of using aromatherapy for health and wellness.  Aromatherapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine that involves the use of aromatic plant extracts known as essential oils. These natural oils are …

how to choose your spring scent

With spring in the air, it’s time to freshen our perfume collections. For warmer seasons, more notes that are lighter, fresher, and flowery are preferable. Because our skin is heated, it can project scent farther and possibly muddle the notes, all aromatic compounds require some heat to function. The rate at which the molecules evaporate …