Monthly Archives: May 2014

EU Regulations Update — Good News

Reports are coming out that the EU has decided, at least for now, to continue to allow the low atranol version of oakmoss and tree moss while only banning moss that has not had the allergens atranol and chloroatranol reduced. … Continue reading

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DIY Vitamin C Serum Formula

I’ve been using a DIY vitamin C serum for a couple of years and thought my blog readers might be interested in this topic because these serums are effective yet very easy and inexpensive to make. This post is not … Continue reading

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Update on Petition Against Proposed Perfume Ingredient Restrictions

For those who may have missed it, I wanted to give a link to an update on Basenotes about the Petition against the proposed legislation in the EU slated to ban and restrict more ingredients next year. The petition has … Continue reading

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Summer Break

I have taken the shopping cart down for a summer break. I need to do some physical therapy and can’t do it when the cart is up. Summer is the best time to do this because it is my slower … Continue reading

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Drawing for 17 ml Jour Ensoleille

You can join a drawing for a 17 ml bottle of Jour Ensoleille on Cafleurebon. Steve of The Scented Hound wrote a review with beautiful imagery, appropriate for this May holiday weekend. The draw will be open for a few … Continue reading

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Spring Pictures

No news right now, but I thought I’d share some photos I snapped recently. The first photo shows the hills in the late afternoon as seen from my parents’ deck (the vineyard in the foreground belongs to the winery next … Continue reading

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Shopping Cart Update

I’ll put the shopping cart buttons back up on Monday, May 5th. Turn-around time on orders may be a tad longer next week but we’ll catch up as quickly as we can. Hope all those going to Sniffa this weekend … Continue reading

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