YAY!!! Shout Out From Texas Lifestyle Magazine May 26 2017
We got a shout out from Texas Lifestyle Magazine on our Solid Botanical Perfumes.
Essential Oils from Animals March 08 2017
A lot of people are not aware that natural oils (e.g. essential oils, absolutes, etc) can come from botanical as well as animals.
I read an article about perfumery long time ago and came across with civet oil as one of perfume ingredients. That made me confuse. As far as I know, civets are cat-like animals that eat coffee cherries. Their feces are collected and cleaned. The coffee beans then are roasted to become one of the most expensive coffee in the world. It’s gross, isn’t it? So, what is civet oil? Civet oil comes from civet. It is extracted from civets’ odorous sacs. Continue reading
Dead Sea Salt Scrub January 12 2017
Melati has officially launched our first Dead Sea Salt Scrub in one of our most popular scents, Lavender Fields. The scent is reminiscent of summer in the French countryside, bursting with the scent of lavender fields. The scent is calming and brings another level of relaxation to your winter routine. Other than the incredible scent, our product is vegan-friendly as well as travel friendly. Continue Reading
One of the reasons why some essential oils are expensive than others is due to the cost and complicated production processes. For instance, Rose Bulgaria creates the best rose oil globally yet for one ounce of rose oil, rose petals of about 600 pounds have to be collected, not forgetting that the flowers must be delicately hand-picked, cultivated and carefully pruned. Also, just to produce a single ounce of the finest jasmine, one experienced picker must labor for over 20 days.
The rarity of the plant, the region where the source is grown or the difficult conditions of growing a certain plant makes that essential oil very expensive than another.
A while ago, a customer asked me if I have sandalwood soap. She left after I explained to her continue reading
What Are The Differences Between Essential Oils and Fragrance Oils? February 11 2016
It’s not uncommon for people to find it hard to distinguish between essential oils and fragrance oils. Essential oils come from plant sources and extracted through steam distillation or through the use of a solvent such as benzene; in the process a blend of diverse chemicals is created that form a unique scent that represents the final product. Continue reading
Organic Body Butter Giveaway January 14 2016
Winter is here!!!!! I’m giving away 1 organic body butter to help you with the dry winter skin. One lucky winner will be able to choose 1 of the 4 fragrances that we have. US residents, click the link below to enter your chance to win. Continue Reading
The Ultimate Cure to Dry Winter Skin December 17 2015
As temperature become colder and humidity goes down, your skin is usually the victim, particularly if you have ever been left asking yourself “why is my skin so dry” during winter. As a result of the wintry weather worsened by fireplaces, space heaters and central heating that people counteract the freezing surroundings with, lots of people end up witch itching, scaly and dry skin that gets worse as the temperatures go down, even those who do not have any skin disease such as eczema. This skin irritation or winter itch comes about as the skin loses its moisture. The good news is there are natural ultimate dry winter skin treatments you can use any time. Here are a number of natural options. Continue Reading