Our alcohol is 100% natural, obtained by the distillation of sugar beet. Synthetic alcohol, obtained by oil and cheaper, is not used in our perfumes.
Secretion coming from digestion of whale, floating at the surface of the sea and really perfumed.
Yellow or red fossil resin harvested in Oligocene ground of Baltic shores, coming from pine forest.
Balm coming from an Asian tree called Styrax.
Fruit coming from bitter orange and green lemon.
Tree with a hard perfumed flower, coming from Asia. From strong and honey notes to amber and spicy notes, with an animal background.
Refined distilled oil. Never confuse essence with natural alcohol and essential oil.
100% natural product obtained by extraction or distillation of the plant. This essential oil is not fat like vegetable oil obtained by pressure. Don’t confuse with essence.
Word coming probably from Catalonia. Special aluminium bottle used to contain essential oils. You can see them in the composition room and on our video on the website.
Gum, resin who gives a green and spicy scent.
The green notes give a fruity, vegetal and fusing note. It remembers cut grass. We find them in galbanum, leaves of violet, tee, geranium,…
Family of fruits as green lemon, bitter orange, bergamot,… The zest gives the essential oil, used a lot in perfumery.
Gum, resin coming from the cistus, substitute of ambergris, used in the chypre and amber perfumes.
Secretion coming from a gland of mustelidae. Popular in perfumery.
Generic term for derived molecules of the Tonkin musk (Vietnam) to reinforce a round and powdered composition.
Essential oil coming from orange blossom.
First perception by smelling a perfume.
Perception a few minutes later.
Perception a few hours later, result of strong notes persistence.
Resin, coming from East Africa, used for smoked scent.
Flower from bigaradier, tree who produces bitter orange.
Plant growing in Indonesia and Philippines. Leaves, let into fermentation, give by distillation a strong essential oil, woody, dry with smoked, camphor and even syrupy scents.
These oil is extracted from a tree from Amazonia and Guyana.
We give the preference to essential oils but, from Ernest Beaux creator of Chanel 5 in 1921, a perfume is not 100% natural. Synthetic has taken its place provided that only controlled scents are used. As plants (for example: hyssop, yew...) are prohibited, some synthetic are prohibited too. Therefore we give the preference to natural alcohol.
Bean from Latin America. The main component, coumarin, has a powdery fragrance. It smells almonds and hay and the background smells tobacco, roasted and animal fragrances, with vanilla and cigar appearance.
Flower with a unique and strong perfume: floral, orangey, heady, earthy, warm, animal, fruity and honeyed. She brings warmth, sensuality and gives a long lasting compound.
Nice-smelling root from en Indian grass, coming from La Réunion and Philippines. The thick extract gives a woody, green, lightly smoked essential oil.