Musk is one of the most famous and notorious ingredients in perfumery. It came from the Far East some 1500 years ago, via the vibrant Arabic cultures who believed that a party of houris in Paradise were composed entirely of musk. Musk took the Western world by storm and has...
A great perfume is a portrait of a person, a landscape or an emotion: an invisible picture painted in olfactory oils. The portrait continually shifts and shimmers like shadows on a cinema screen, or like the coloured glass in a kaleidoscope. The perception of the ingredients is constantly changing according to mood, weather, health and season - perfume is enchanting but fickle, like the Muses who have so often inspired its creation.
Whether you'd like to share your niche perfume passion or wish to please a fragrance-obsessed loved one, we know choosing the perfect gift can seem tricky.
At Les Senteurs we can supply gifts for everyone - with a minimum of hassle to you! We can propose beautifully scented presents for all your friends and family: your treasure hunt will be transformed into a pleasure at a one-stop shopping destination.
The odour of oud appeals to us because it has no equivalent in the traditional palette of Western/European perfumers. It is a unique smell, 'sui generis'. We occidentals are still exploring it, still reconciling our noses and our reactions to this exotic novelty. Here is an ingredient that our parents...
Work! Whether we regard it as the curse of Adam or as life-affirming fulfilment our lives revolve around our work. Preparing for it; performing it; retiring from it. And, since the Les Senteurs ethic believes that fragrance is essential to life, we naturally desire to perfume ourselves impeccably for the work sphere.
When the weather turns hot and the cruel sun is scorching, what is lovelier than the grateful shade of generous trees in full late leaf? Bring back some of the magic with a Fougere perfume from Les Senteurs. We have a unique selection to evoke your imagination and stir your emotions.
With Summer finally opening its warm embrace and enveloping all in its sunny golden glow - everyone and everything suddenly seems just seems that little bit better. Complete that summer feel with theperfect summer scent. Let Les Senteurs guide you through our exclusive range of exquisite fragrances ideal for this time of year.
It can often be particularly difficult to find the perfect gifts for fathers. You can find yourself desperately trying to remember whether you also bought him a tie last year (or perhaps it was socks again!). Why not celebrate your father’s uniqueness this year with a fragrance gift that reflects his individuality?
During Spring the Floral family often draws all of the focus in fragrance. Whilst at Les Senteurs we do love our collection of floral scents, we thought we’d turn our attention to another naturally growing fragrant favourite. Fruity scents are the ideal choice for a summer scent, evoking thoughts of sweet cocktails by the ocean, and a sense of strange exoticism.