GreenWitch and the Shire

A customer yesterday sent me this message: “I discovered your perfumes through a two-page review in the weekend magazine of one of the Norwegian newspapers, written by a perfume connoiseurs. He claimed that your perfume, Greenwitch, is evocative of what Tolkien’s Shire would smell like.” After an exhaustive search I found the author and article. It… Continue reading GreenWitch and the Shire


One of the biggest challenges for the natural perfumer who works with a restricted palette of botanical raw materials, is that they are rare aromatic gems that every once in awhile disappear off the market. I stepped into the world of aromatherapy in the mid 1990’s when many essences were much easier to purchase and… Continue reading Mutations

Gift Guide: Mermaids and Sea Nymphs

Another collection of handmade beauties from Etsy. This one is for the Mermaiden or Sea Nymph on your list. Me, I’d like some of those chocolate seashells please. NEW CLASSIC CLUTCH by Upstyle in San DiegoBlue Waters — Photographic Print 4×6 by Kties in CroatiaFossil Coral Ring in Sterling with 14kt Gold by Betsy Bensen… Continue reading Gift Guide: Mermaids and Sea Nymphs

In with the Green

The first comments for GreenWitch solid natural perfume are in… “The beautiful scent of Roxana’s Greenwitch solid perfume is a magical spell of hope and rebirth …a reminder to look within, to find the joyful wildness that lurks inside our hearts …to become undomesticated at last. In doing so perhaps we will finally discover that… Continue reading In with the Green