Part of a special order with only one left, Cocoa Vanilla Body Butter is a sweet little confection of vanilla CO2, cocoa absolute in a blend of certified organic cocoa butter & certified organic safflower oil. Smells like chocolate milk!
Majida Body Butter layers beautifully with The Scented Djinn's delicious white floral, Jameel Eau de Toilette, for a more complete scent experience.
The Natural Perfume Academy, aka Nature's Nexus Academy of Perfuming Arts, is now accepting applications for the next year-long course round which starts May 2010.
Your tuition includes a 55+ essence evaluation kit and a completely updated workbook, and an essence blending kit of the most popular raw materials used in perfume making, as well as mentoring and tutor guidance, and course units which cover the topics of history, safety, glossary of terminology, perfumer's studio equipment, perfumer's palette of raw materials, notes, accords and chords, fragrance family classifications, evaluation methods, master code sheets for included evaluation kit, creation and composition of perfumes, trial studies, dilution facts, advanced perfumer's tools, information on tinctures, evulsions, infusions, et al, perfume strength, and much more.
Oh, and if you're wondering why I'm listing this course here, well, it's because I'm the course instructor.
Just finished curing a batch of French green clay, Bolivian Rose salt and clary sage soap. It reminds me of a soap I made years ago called "Montana Mud Wash" that was redolent of rich clary sage and dulce. Montana Mud Wash was one of the very first soaps I made that I was truly proud of. And that was after THREE years of soap making over the stick blender.
This new spa soap, the French green clay thing, is called --- are you ready? -- Mud & Salt Wash.
The newest perfume offering at The Scented Djinn Etsy Apothecary is Jalali Eau de Parfum, the same as the solid but much stronger. Jalali is a lovely unisex blend of woods, resins (mountain misery), and pepper.
The Djinn has also restocked Amirah, Nadira edt, and Rahiq. Remember, these are all limited edition Valentine offerings . . .
Jameel is a beautiful, bright, effervescent fragrance, think blazing yellow with hues of red, and brisk, cool breezes on the opening, then mellows to sweet, white flowers (neroli, gardenia) and segues into osmanthus, oudh and labdanum ~ luscious and feminine.
Key Notes: Neroli, oudh, osmanthus and gardenia.
Also includes ~ bergamot, creticus evulsion, tarragon, opoponax, lemon petitgrain and peach evulsion.
Jameel was inspired by a gorgeous gardenia enfleurage oil (made with a few seasons of gardenias and fractionated coconut oil) and petitgrain sur fleur neroli, which when combined, create a most intoxicating white floral and clean citrus fragrance.
You have to be pretty fast around here to keep up with the regular customers at The Scented Djinn ~ no sooner were those goodies up, they were gone! I'm thinking of putting up a few more coffrett's, plus there's still another Valentine perfume goody on the horizon.
Furiously working on the Valentine offerings ~ yeah, I know, we barely wrapped up the winter holidays and already, here we are, faced with candies and perfume and jewelry decisions. The Djinn will try to make it a little easier on you ~ several "flavors" of botanical perfume offerings will be put on the Etsy site over the next week or two; small, affordable, and delicious, limited edition offerings. Amongst the offerings are: Amirah ~ an ambrosial blend of feminine floral notes, sparkling citrus and smooth, warm resins. Key notes: jasmine grandiflorum, rose de mai, ylang and ambriene. Sahar ~ a spicy, honey'd floral with lush woody notes. Key notes: honey, ginger and sandalwood. Rahiq ~ a floral chypre with soft, powdery undertones. Key notes: rosa bourbonia, ylang, oakmoss and sugar. Nadira ~ a lush rose and oudh parfum. Key notes: rose otto and oudh. Jilan ~ a courtier in vanilla and patchouli. Key notes: bergamot, cocoa, vanilla and patchouli. Ghusun ~ a dark, mossy green pa…
The Scented Djinn Etsy Apothecary presents an essence study kit of four boswellia carterii (frankincense) samples for the beginning or advanced Natural Botanical Perfumery student.This kit provides samples from Nigeria, Somalia, Oman and Egypt. Study Kit of Boswellia Carterii . . .
Kits are fun. And helpful, especially if you don't want to spend a fortune (or, more importantly, can't afford to spend it) on 17 different bottles or samples of lush floral aromatics. In this kit The Scented Djinn offers a packet of 100 scent strips, for your evaluations, 17 floral aromatics diluted to 5-10% in organic grain alcohol (see list below), plus full instructions on the most effective way to conduct evaluations, and an evaluation worksheet for you to copy.
The scents included in the kit are: tea rose, rose absolute, rose de mai, rose damask, palmarosa, rose geranium, geranium Bourbon, rose otto, geranium, neroli bigarade, petitgrain bigarade, orange flower water absolute, petitgrain sur fleur neroli, lemon petitgrain, petitgrain, jasmine sambac and jasmine sambac CO2.
Click the Etsy link on the right and you'll find the kit there!
As I was digging through the stock (trying to do inventory), I found one more tin of Divinity of Blue Lotus and three tins of Garden of Kedar solid parfums. So I listed them on the Etsy site. Just in case you thought you'd missed out.
Save yourself the later regret when they're all gone and order one now (ok, I stole that bit of marketing mush from a commercial about fake real reproductions of $50 buffalo head coins selling for $19.95 -- no, I didn't dial now.)