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Beauty: 5 Tips for Applying Perfume Correctly

ecules, which gives it a longevity of about 4 hours. • Eau de parfum is made up of 15 to 20% fragrant molecules. This more concentrated formula offers a scent that lasts for about 8 hours. The amount to spray on oneself is inversely proportional to the perfume's concentration. The moral of t ...

13
May
2024

The chocolate drop: a plant that smells like chocolate

s look like small, bright yellow daisies with brown centers. They will surprise you with their beautiful color and especially with their chocolate scent which earned it the nickname chocolate flower! This plant still little known in France is therefore worth discovering, especially since its cult ...

13
Jan
2023

Unisex Perfume: 5 Things to Know About Unisex Fragrances

ragrance was created in 1994. It was in 1994 that Calvin Klein revolutionized the world of perfumery by creating the first unisex fragrance. With its scent CK One, the American designer broke the norms of perfumery and abolished the boundary between men's and women's fragrances. At the time, he laun ...

04
Mar
2024

Flies, moths, ants: natural solutions against insects

of crushed garlic. 3- Place the dish at the ants' entry point (often a windowsill or a sliding door leading to a terrace). Since ants navigate using scent trails, this 100% natural recipe should confuse them and prevent them from returning to your home. A few drops of peppermint or lavender essent ...

19
June
2012

Bee balm: 5 good reasons to grow this plant

his lovely bushy plant is appreciated for its summer blooming, which is colorful and very generous. It also has dense, aromatic foliage with a lemony scent. Its flowers are scarlet red and have a tousled pompom shape, earning the plant the nickname "devil's hair." There are also hybrid varieties wi ...

27
Nov
2013

Melon soup with lavender: a very easy recipe

ght: Audrey Vautherot 7- Let this dessert sit in the refrigerator for several hours or ideally overnight so that the Melon soaks up the lavender scent. Variants Following the same recipe, it is quite possible to prepare a cold melon soup with verbena or mint. These are two other flavors ...

12
Aug
2022

May Day: 5 Unusual Facts About Lily of the Valley

form "mugue" or "musguet". The name of this flower is probably derived from "musk", due to its characteristic fragrance. Although lily of the valley scent is very common in perfumery and the soap industry, the fragrant bells are rarely used in their natural form. This fragrance, which contributed ...

26
Apr
2007

The Christmas market in Strasbourg: a magical event

estrian streets located around the famous Cathedral of Strasbourg. In addition to the stalls that celebrate the region's gourmet tradition and exude the scent of mulled wine, sweets and Cinnamon pastries, the shop windows and streets are decorated and illuminated. The city of Strasbourg is tra ...

21
Nov
2007

Almond Cake: An Easy and Sophisticated Recipe

ic or untreated orange. 3- Grate half of its zest using a microplane or another small grater. Adding orange zest is a tip to know for enhancing the scent of almond cakes. Almond Cake Baking 1- Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F). 2- Pour the batter into a small buttered mold. Preferably use a squ ...

16
Apr
2008

How to Choose a Christmas Tree in 3 Questions

ier and generally darker than the spruce, is more expensive. The spruce, recognizable by its thin branches and sharp needles, is appreciated for its scent but has the disadvantage of quickly losing its needles. There are also other less common and more expensive varieties, such as the Nobilis or t ...

10
Dec
2009

Sakura: 5 Things to Know About the Japanese Cherry Tree

varieties! Among these decorative cherry trees, the Japanese favorite is Somei Yoshino. Its flowers, initially pinkish, turn white and have an almond scent. It should also be noted that the sakura flower is the favorite flower of the Japanese, even though the official emblem of the country is the ...

02
Apr
2010

Organic fragrance: advantages and disadvantages.

organic fragrances have far fewer notes at their disposal. This is why organic perfumes are less sophisticated and subtle than others. No standardized scent or one that cannot be found in nature is included! To conclude, it should also be noted that organic perfumes are not a guarantee against alle ...

28
June
2010

Natural Aphrodisiacs: 3 Ideas to Boost Your Libido

oth men and women to regain energy and libido. Note: in another category, ylang-ylang essential oil is regarded as a natural aphrodisiac because its scent is thought to stimulate desire. If you enjoy its fragrance, you can try this sensual oil in a massage after diluting it in a neutral oil. 2- Con ...

11
Feb
2013

The Rosé Roses Festival in Théoule-sur-Mer

val in May dedicated to Rosé Wine and... roses: the Festival Roses Rosé. For two days, wine and flower enthusiasts will gather in Théoule to savor the scent of roses and the bouquet of Provence rosés... This spring event will bring together both producers of Provence rosé wines and rose growe ...

24
Mar
2015

Chédigny: a garden village in Indre-et-Loire.

A village transformed into a garden. Chédigny would be just a small town in the southern department of Indre-et-Loire if its mayor, Pierre Louault, had not had a stroke of genius about twenty years ago. To make his village more friendly and attractive, this lover of old roses came up with the ide ...

03
Aug
2015

Orange Semolina Cake: A Delicious Recipe

Ingredients Here are the necessary ingredients to prepare an orange semolina cake for 6 people: 5 organic oranges. 4 eggs. 75 g of sugar. 100 g of almond powder. 100 g of fine wheat semolina. 2 generous tablespoons of honey. 2 tablespoons of sugar. 2 tablespoons of orange blossom water. a knob of ...

29
Apr
2016

The Rose Route: a romantic getaway in the Loiret

The park of the Manoir de la Javelière The first section of the route de la rose will take you from La Neuville-sur-Essonne to Montbarrois. In this commune, the gardens of the Château de la Javelière are worth a detour for their modern rose garden adorned with a pond. See this pos ...

22
May
2019

Christmas TV movies: 5 unusual things you don't know about these films

ho are increasingly numerous in France as well as in the United States. Back on TV since October 23, 2023, on TF1, these rose-tinted fictions with the scent of Christmas trees have never achieved such good ratings, across all channels. And there are many taking advantage of this opportunity, as Chr ...

08
Dec
2020

Aurone: the most effective plant against mosquitoes

An anti-mosquito plant to discover Less well known than lemongrass or scented geranium, Aurone or lemon sage is a perennial aromatic plant in the Asteraceae family. Its botanical name is Artemisia abrotanum. This species is native to southern Europe and the Middle East and forms a small shrub 50 ...

19
July
2022

The durian: 5 unusual facts about this exotic fruit

places and public transport, it is not because of their spines but because of their pestilential smell ... This strong and pungent smell is reminiscent of onions, due to the sulfur compounds that the fruit contains. 4- Scientists have unlocked the secrets of its stench In 2017, Singaporean s ...

06
Dec
2022