Françoise Rapp

The Art of Natural Perfumery : floral accord

A Journey Through the World of Floral Scents Floral scents have captivated our senses throughout history, whisking us away to ancient lands and enchanting our imaginations. From the Romans, who held the rose in high regard, to Cleopatra, who beguiled those around her with ointments with cassia, rose, and saffron. European queens adorned themselves with […]

Iris Pallida: An Exceptional Ingredient in Natural Perfumery

Iris pallida is a sacred and mythical plant used in cosmetics and fragrant balms for nearly millennia in Egypt. It was also appreciated by Catherine de Medicis and 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 treasure hidden […]