Françoise Rapp

Exploring Extraction Types in Natural Perfumery

Have you ever thought that natural fragrances are only made of essential oils? Think again! There are different ways to extract natural essences, and each offers distinct olfactory qualities, even if they come from the same plant. Let’s take a closer look at the various types of extraction methods used to create a sophisticated natural […]

The Mysterious World of Silent Flowers

Imagine walking through a garden filled with the most enchanting fragrances, so captivating that you wish to bottle them up and cherish them forever. But what if I told you there are some flowers whose scents are impossible to extract? These elusive blooms are known as silent flowers. Their enchanting aromas fill gardens and rooms, leaving […]

The Art of Natural Perfumery: Narcissus

  Natural perfumery is the art of creating fragrances using only natural ingredients. Narcissus is a popular flower used in natural perfumery for its unique scent. In this blog post, we will explore the history of narcissus in perfumery, its scent profile, and its benefits. Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring-blooming perennial plants in the […]

How to wear a natural perfume?

how to wear a natural perfume

Have you ever wondered how different a natural perfume is from a classic or conventional scent? While classic fragrances often comprise a substantial percentage of chemical and synthetic molecules, natural perfumes contain only natural essences. This chemistry makes a classic fragrance leave a very marked trail in addition to a long-lasting hold, which we have […]

Iris Pallida: An Exceptional Ingredient in Natural Perfumery

Iris pallida is a sacred and mythical plant that has been used in cosmetics and fragrant balms for nearly millennia in Egypt. Catherine de Medicis also appreciated it and it is still used in natural perfumery. This exceptional ingredient adds a sophisticated note to fragrance formulations. But what about its identity, and what does this […]

Fougère Accord in Natural Perfumery

Fougère natural fragrance accord is a relatively new addition to the world of perfumery, unlike oriental or woody fragrances, which have been around for centuries. Heavy and animal scents were popular before the creation of the first fougère fragrance. During the Renaissance, opulent musk, civet, and amber fragrances were famous despite hygiene not always be […]

Natural Perfumery: Exotic Floral Scents of Frangipani and Tiare Flowers

Frangipani and Tiare flowers are synonymous with mellow holidays by the beach. Their irresistible sensual scent captivates our senses and makes us feel seductive and incredibly feminine. Although they belong to the floral perfume family, their unique differences set them apart. The Origin of Frangipani The frangipani, also known as plumeria, was named in honor […]

Natural Perfumery Classification in Fragrant Families

The sense of smell is one of our most powerful senses. It can instantly transport us back to treasured memories and evoke strong emotions. For centuries, fragrances have created an ambiance, increased attraction, and enhanced our personal experiences. Scents have the power to empower us, making us feel confident and ready to conquer the world. […]