Even Luca Turin, a man whose job is to synthesize aromachemicals, issuing the new "Perfumes: The Guide" (out on 10 April, but you can pre-order it here), has had a custome-made natural perfume by Dominique Dubrana/Abdes Salaam (from Profumo.it), as he recounts here.
Of course Dominique Dubrana has had an extensive experience in perfumery and an anthology of natural perfumes to stop us in our tracks. It is therefore with pride that Perfume Shrine will occupy itself with reviewing some perfumes by him very soon.
While we're at it, announcing upcoming articles and reviews that is -and unrelated to the above article- other perfumes which use a high percentage of naturals or defend the use of a variation of natural ingredients will have their own share of the limelight.
And to keep you abreast of current developments in the world of allowed ingredients, a matter near and dear to the heart of natural perfumers, Cropwatch has scored another point in the match against legislature that tries to limit the palette of perfumers around the world. You can read the full report here.
Nevertheless, new developments are highlighted by Octavian Coiffan here: 1000fragrances: SFP conference REACH. Let's hope reason will prevail in the end...
Pic through art.com