Names can deceive, not least with lactones—an exploration of 7 ingredients from this class of compounds. Continue reading Lactones sniffing
Each resinous material stands on its own, but art lies in finding others with which to blend them. Continue reading Resins sniffing—Part 2
Guest post on The Black Narcissus—a comparison of vetiver essential oil sourced from 5 different countries. Continue reading Vetiver sniffing: an exploration (Guest Post on The Black Narcissus)
Inspired by my current perfume experiment. Continue reading A Drop of Rose
What an ingredient not suited for perfumery made me realize about letting some things go. Continue reading Zinziba and the art of “banishing”
Perhaps, a smell by any other name… Continue reading Notes within notes—take note!
Perfume is better when one takes the time. Continue reading Slow makes good—the cause and effect of perfume
The only phantoms around here are molecules, as far as I can tell. Continue reading Haunted… by phantom smells
Maybe as long as it’s listed but not smelled, it’s fine. Continue reading Cardamom: exceptions to every rule
A small crossword puzzle featuring some perfume ingredients we might associate with autumn. Continue reading It’s fall, y’all! Who’s feeling puzzled?