Custom scents, archetypal masks

Custom scents, archetypal masks

Liminal perfumes are akin to a mask one wear’s in a sacred ceremony. The mask shapes our identity, transforms us, they act like an antenna for mysterious forces that can work through us, that we can be for that liminal time. Like the shaman or priest that wears...
CaFleureBon article on talismanic perfuming.

CaFleureBon article on talismanic perfuming.

Recently I’ve been asked to start writing for the perfume blog Cafleurebon… I’ve attempted to keep the articles focused and rather educational relating to the more esoteric aspects of perfuming. I will cross post the links here on this blog so that...
Perfume and magic: What does this one do?

Perfume and magic: What does this one do?

The history of perfumes use in folk magic traditions and spiritism is a fascinating one. One that I think needs to be looked at a little closer if people are to understand its use today. Today some perfumes are specifically made and marketed to the folk magic...