Equus caballus

The most Equine, horse-like, fragrance note in my palette as a natural, botanical perfume artist is Amberi Attar. Other notes that impart an overall impression of horse are those found in the following groups: leather, agrestic, grassy, coumarin, balsamic and animalic. The perfume I am developing with Michelyn Camen based on my birthplace of Buenos… Continue reading Equus caballus

Forbidden Fruit

In the kitchen the other day I remarked, “Something smells fruity.” My teenage daughter rolled her eyes answering, “Mom, everything smells fruity to you lately!” Well, not everything, although I have been picking out the fruit note in a number of items that normally I would not have. It’s as if my olfactory antenna is… Continue reading Forbidden Fruit

Argentina

I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a metropolitan port city in South America. At the age of three, my parents moved us to the United States to pursue the American Dream. Unlike the musical or film Evita, the Peron reign created havoc for the country. Thus, many immigrated to other parts of the world… Continue reading Argentina