Aroma Folio

Discover the enchanting world of fragrance.

Best 2020 gifts according to your recipient

“What on earth can I buy them for Christmas?” Les Senteurs has all the answers! Perfume and perfumed accessories are the very best and glamorous of gifts, infallibly arousing feelings of joyous anticipation and excitement. At Les Senteurs we have the perfect gift for everyone. We make choosing a pleasure, not a chore. Your present problems will be transformed into a party of pleasure at a one-stop shopping destination.

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Opulent Oriental Scents

Oriental fragrances are inspired by everything gorgeous and exotic that the East symbolises for Occidentals. The art, creation and use of perfume began in Asia thousands of years ago. Orientals have developed in many directions and they remain the most sensual, adventurous and colourful of all the scents. 

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The Intrigue of Incense

Incense is the fragrance released by the burning of scented woods and plant-derived gums and resins: myrrh, opoponax, frankincense, copal, benzoin, styrax, labdanum, cistus and others. Incense is a wonderfully thrilling theme in scent because this is how all perfume began. 

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Top 20 Layering Combinations for Autumn

Firstly, it is the practice of intensifying the effect of a perfume by applying it to the skin in different formats. Layering is practical: your perfume will last much longer and have much greater throw and sillage. 

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Why don't men wear floral fragrances?

When was it that boys were told off to avoid flowers? It's a very British thing. And relatively recent. Male Russian cosmonauts, Austrian tenors and South American footballers are bombarded with roses, carnations and orchids in their moments of triumph. And even here both sexes get sent loads of flowers when it's all too late: I mean, for the final send-off at what is now tactfully termed ”end of retirement”.

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Our Top 12 Vanilla Fragrances

Vanilla is exciting; vanilla is erotic. Like the magnolia and the rose it is a very ancient plant, a green and white flowering orchid with a fruit of precious bean pods that delight the nose and taste buds.

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Fabulous Father's Day Fragrances

No father must be forgotten on Father’s Day – and that includes grandfathers, fathers-in-law, stepfathers, foster fathers: All our father figures in fact. Honour that unique gentleman in your life with a magnificent bottle of fragrance – or maybe a perfumed accessory such as a bath & shower gel. Then again...

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Does your perfume match your personality?

Your choice of perfume is a supremely personal thing: like your home decor, your clothes and your colours it is a heightened form of self-expression. But because of the emotional and psychological effect it has on the wearer, one’s signature scent is even more intimate; more finely balanced with one’s...

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Should you train your nose?

Can you tell your roses from your rutabagas? Do you enjoy a hint of mugwort in a fragrance? Can you recognise the origin of your favourite lavender solely by smell?

For over 35 years Les Senteurs has been helping every customer to find the fragrance that fits like a glove. You don’t need to be able to recognise the ingredients in a perfume to enjoy it - in fact many people relish the mystery of unidentifiable accords. Not knowing what makes up a scent can add well to the magic of things. Therefore, should you train your nose? Read our top 12 tips on the subject.

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