Awapuhi - Hawaiian Ginger

Awapuhi - Hawaiian Ginger

Awapuhi or Hawaiin Ginger is one of Maui's most beautiful flowers & one of our best selling fragrances.  It is a tropical jewel with showy lipsticks reds and deep coral pinks.   This amazing plant was originally grown in Southeast Asia.  It first arrived in Europe around 800 AD during the Roman-helmed spice trade.  There it found itself to ...
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Stay Cool with Mint!

Stay Cool with Mint!

This week, I've probably gotten more than 20 emails containing some variation on "Hope you're surviving this heat!"  And believe it or not, perfumes help. Specifically, mint ones. Not only does mint both taste and smell great, its scent "triggers cold receptors in your brain," according to Alan Hirsch, a neurologist, and psychiatrist at the Smel...
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Trending this week: Fall!

Trending this week: Fall!

Something happened when the calendar switched to July.  All of sudden we are seeing blends with the freshest fall scents. Mists featuring Mulled Cider, candles loaded with Balsam Pine and sugar scrubs warmed with Chai Tea.  Patchouli, Cedar, and Mahogany are all seeing their ways into personal fragrances.  Is it the dog days of summer that have ...
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Can changing your fragrance really change your mood?

Can changing your fragrance really change your mood?

Lift your spirits with a spritz? Sure! "Research has shown that certain scents can change your mindset and promote specific behavior," says Pamela Dalton, Ph.D. Famously, Proust bit into a madeleine cookie and catapulted back into childhood memories. But when it comes to memories and mood, it’s smell — not taste or any of the other senses — that...
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monkey fart candles, lotions, soaps

Top 5 Monkey Fart Scentables

What does a monkey fart smell like? It is a soft mix of fresh banana blended with sweet grapefruit, mandarin orange, kiwi, coconut cream, pink raspberries, strawberries, and apples. I admit it, this fragrance was tested because fart jokes are always funny to me.  Yep, a full grown 45 year old who can still giggle when I hear a candle maker excl...
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