Pics from the Botanical Perfume Expo in Sydney

Photos from our expo…

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Hi natural beauties! Here are a few pics from our event on Sunday that saw four Australian botanical perfumers come together to show our wares, and talk to natural scent lovers and perfume enthusiasts. I was so busy all day I only managed a few pics and here they are:

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My friends Kath and Portia with their smiles and gift bags. Portia has been a great support to me personally and to the expo. He wrangles quite a few writers on his blog Australian Perfume Junkies which is not only informative, but there are always lots of giveaways too. Hop over and check it out!

Friends and happy perfumistas Friends and happy perfumistas

Me at my stand

Me at my stand Me at my stand

A dandy visitor…

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Wild Australian Bush Flowers in the Springtime

I love Australia’s beautiful bush flowers, they are stunning!

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On a visit to my parents a couple of weeks ago I snapped these little beauties in the bush next to their house. I hope you enjoy these colourful delights, however, I must admit I don’t know all the botanical names! Argh! I”l have to become a botanist I think …..

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Bush iris or native iris, Patersonia occidentalis Bush iris or native iris,
Patersonia occidentalis

Egg and bacon plant, Pultenaea villosa Willd. Egg and bacon plant, Pultenaea villosa Willd.

Waratah, Telopea speciosissima Waratah, Telopea speciosissima

wild freesia , Freesia alba x Freesia leichtlinii wild freesia , Freesia alba x Freesia leichtlinii

I have no idea what this sweet little flower is I have no idea what this sweet little flower is

wattle, genus Acacia but I'm not sure what species this is wattle, genus Acacia but I’m not sure what species this is

borania, genus name Boronia but I'm not sure which one this is boronia, genus name Boronia but I’m not sure which one this is

grevillea, genus name Grevillea but I'm not sure what species grevillea, genus name Grevillea but I’m…

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Spotlight on banks botanicals ~ Botanical Perfumes by Suzanne R Banks

What’s your take on Natural Perfumery?
Have a read of Suzanne’s from Banks Botanicals.
Suzanne is going to be at our Sydney Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo coming up this month.
Find out more here; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sydney-botanical-perfume-expo-2016-tickets-25888323673

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Hi scent lovers! In this mini-series I am featuring the perfumers who will exhibiting at the inaugural boutique event – the Australasian Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo on October 23rd in Sydney. Lets follow on from Aromatique Essentials to me! Yay! banks botanicals by Suzanne R Banks.

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Who are you?                                    Suzanne R Banks    

What’s your business name?           banks botanicals

What’s your website?                       www.suzannerbanks.com.au (shop not ready yet)

What is your first scent memory?    a little violet perfume bottle called Devon…

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Spotlight on Pearl Perfumery ~ Botanical Perfumes by Candace Gabelish

Hi scent lovers! In this mini-series I am featuring the perfumers who will exhibiting at the inaugural boutique event – the Australasian Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo on October 23rd in Sydn…

Source: Spotlight on Pearl Perfumery ~ Botanical Perfumes by Candace Gabelish

The Australasian Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo ~ October 23rd ~ Sydney

We look forward to seeing you at our up and coming Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo in Sydney 23rd October!

suzannerbanks

Hi natural scent lovers. I’m here today to let you know about the inaugural Australasian Artisan Botanical Perfume Expo ~ October 23rd ~ Sydney. We are botanical perfumers from the southern hemisphere passionate about educating the world on the beauty of natural, BOTANICAL perfumes. Be part of the revolution of natural fragrance, beauty, sensuality, health and wellbeing.

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WHEN        Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM (AEDT)
WHERE      Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre – 16-18 Fitzroy Street
                   Kirribilli, NSW, 2061
** close the to Kirribilli train station with lovely cafes in the village.
 
INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET
A variety…

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24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear

Awesomeness!

Warning:Curves Ahead

This morning, as I was perusing my Facebook timeline, I happened upon an article that a lovely friend shared. It was entitled “24 Things Women Should Stop Wearing After Age 30”, and it triggered Maximum Eye-Rolling from everyone who took the time out to read it.

Written by Kallie Provencher for RantChic.com, this “article” (I use the term loosely) highlighted things such as “leopard print”, “graphic tees”, and “short dresses” (because “By this age, women should know it’s always better to leave something to the imagination”). Kallie, it seems, has a number of opinions on what women over 30 should and shouldn’t be doing, having also penned “30 Things Women Over 30 Shouldn’t Own” and “20 Pictures Women Over 30 Need To Stop Posting Online”. (What is this magical post-30 land where women are suddenly not allowed to do or own so many things?!)

Motivated by Kallie’s “article”, I decided to…

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