Natural Perfumes Blog

Happy Mother’s Day Special Offerings

April 17th, 2015 by

Do you have a Mother you would love to honor on this special Mother’s Day?  Do you know a Mother or do you have a daughter or daughter in law that you would like to honor? Perhaps you have a pet cat, dog, bird or other pet…(gold fish count) so you are in fact a Mother or caregiver.

Looking at some of my best selling botanical fragrances I am making a special offer.

My coffret boxes with 2 ml perfumes in organic jojoba oil will be $50.00.  These glorious boxes have a silk pillow for the precious bottle to rest on.  They are available in these 4 scents and more. The photo shows 4 mls in the bottle.

Indulgence – A one of a kind experience you give yourself. It opens your heart chakra and restores confidence.

Indulgence eau de perfume is a beautiful, feminine floral with subtle spicy overtones. A complex fragrance that has character and sophistication.

Oriental Floral – Top Notes: citrus notes of lime, blood orange, clementine, and high altitude French lavender Middle Notes: floral notes of cabbage rose otto, tuberose, neroli – orange blossoms, ylang ylang, palmarosa and spicy notes of nutmeg and cardamom Base Notes: frankincense, vintage Mysore sandalwood, and vanilla absolute

Josephine – a Spring and Summer scent just chosen one of ten fragrances for Spring by CaFleurebon.

A fresh, green light fragrance. Very joyful and uplifting.

Floral Green – Notes: Verbena, Lavender vera, Litsea, Green Mandarin, Bergamot, Cardamon, Star Aniseed, Ylang Ylang, rare Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto, Galbanum and others

Le Voyage – This delightful citrus burst will uplift and soothe. The rare, vintage Bulgarian alba (white) rose otto (the flower of light), vintage jasmine, linden blossom and vintage Mysore sandalwood accord will take you to a place of no return. Enjoy the journey.

A gorgeous floral. Le Voyage™ means the journey in French. The journey begins with a citrus burst and then warms into a lovely, vintage jasmine sambac, rare, vintage Bulgarian white rose otto, and vintage pink lotus hydro distilled oil heart. The dry down has a frankincense and rare, vintage Mysore sandalwood warmth.

Sensual Embrace – We all long for a sensual embrace. We yearn for a lover to hold us, to love us, and to accept us. This musky, sexy juice will fire up the lover within you. Sensual Embrace eau de perfume is a sultry, sexy musk 100% natural fragrance that sizzles with intrigue. This stunning, mysterious, seductive blend captures the essence of a sensuous embrace. A unisex parfum.

Floral – Notes: citrus notes clementine, floral notes of Rose de Mai oil – the May rose of France, vintage jasmine, tuberose, orange blossoms, musky notes of ambrette seed, amber accord, smoky notes of tobacco, sensuous woody notes of smooth vintage Mysore sandalwood, dark patchouli, and others.

Make your selection in the comments section. This is also available in the French Collection, Royal Collection  and Natural Parfums

Price $50.00


Spring Discovery Set

Put away your heavy scents with oud, amber, woods, resins and floral orientals.  After the Spring Equinox we have longer days and we can lighten up our fragrances.  A citrus, light floral or floral oriental for evening is what we want to reach for.

8 Spring Discovery Set sample pack  $30.00    


One of my best sellers are my travel sprayers.  They are available in eau de parfums. They are $30 and $40.

Gardenia with travel sprayer

When you purchase fragrances on JoAnne Bassett:

Purchase $10.00 you get 1 free sample, spend $25.00 you get 2 free samples, spend $50.00 you get 3 free samples.

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JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfume in French Flacons On Special

April 16th, 2015 by

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These parfums in organic jojoba oil – 1/4 oz French flacon are $150.00, the regular price is $200.00. Quantities are limited. This French flacon will no longer be available after these are sold.

What I have available in stock:

1 Chantelle parfum – A sensuous, all white floral fragrance, an aphrodisiac and heart opener

Notes: Tuberose,  vintage Jasmine Sambac, vintage Jasmine Grandifolium, vintage Jasmine Juhi, vintage rare Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto, Bergamot, citrus, vanilla, Balsam woods, and others. This is a revision on 08-12.

3 Colette parfums – A gourmand with mushrooms and cognac. Great combo! Grounding.

Citrus Aromatic – Notes: Cepes and White Cognac from France, various citrus essences, and others

2 Josephine parfums – A lovely green delight that is inviting. A fresh, green light fragrance. Very joyful and uplifting.

Floral Green – Notes: Verbena, Lavender vera, Litsea, Green Mandarin, Bergamot, Cardamon, Star Aniseed, Ylang Ylang, rare Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto, Galbanum and others

16 Le Voyage parfums – This delightful citrus burst will uplift and soothe. The rare, vintage Bulgarian alba (white) rose otto (the flower of light), vintage jasmine, linden blossom and vintage Mysore sandalwood accord will take you to a place of no return. Enjoy the journey.

A gorgeous floral. Le Voyage™ means the journey in French. The journey begins with a citrus burst and then warms into a lovely, vintage jasmine sambac, rare, vintage Bulgarian white rose otto, and vintage pink lotus hydro distilled oil heart. The dry down has a frankincense and rare, vintage Mysore sandalwood warmth.

1 Reveiller parfum -Reveiller means to awaken. Spray on this herbal renewal and feel your body come alive.

Citrus Aromatic – Reveiller is an herbal, fresh, and woodsy natural fragrance with the feel good St John’s Wort essential oil. Lovely floral essences and woods combine to dance together. Try this joyful fragrance that helps with depression.

$150.00

Please list your choice in the comments section.


March 21 is National Fragrance Day

March 21st, 2015 by

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I love this weekend!  We have just experienced an eclipse, Vernal Equinox – the First Day of Spring, and a New Moon.  The fun continues…today is National Fragrance Day!  Where would we be without fragrance in our lives?

For most of us our day begins with a scented soap in the shower, fragrance in our shampoo and conditioner, and scented lotion and body oil.  Then we apply or anoint ourselves with a natural parfum or spray on a eau de toilette or eau de parfum. We are surrounded by the scents we have applied. It is so very important that our fragrance smells good to us…and if it has benefits that is so much better.

JoAnne Bassett natural perfumes have aromatherapy benefits…uplifting, centering, grounding, raising self esteem, supporting on many levels, emotional and physical.  You can feel more confident, more alive, energized…and on and on.  Would you like your fragrance to support you in addition to smelling good?

I use the most energetic and expensive raw materials I can find.  It is really about the quality and how it makes you feel. When people come into “your space” 2 to 3 feet away from you they can smell you.

Too many people have asthma, allergies, or are chemically sensitive due to the cheap synthetic chemicals found in department store and mainstream fragrances.  Some artisan perfumers choose to use chemicals derived from petroleum and others.

Make a healthy choice.  Your natural perfume can last 6 hours or more with one application.  Reapplying your perfume is a ritual even with a synthetic niche fragrance.

Enjoy your fragrance today..and be aware of what you are using on your largest organ of your body…your skin. You eat organic food and would not eat GMO’s if you were aware they are in your food and drink.  Why would you put harmful chemicals on your skin?  It does not make sense.

I invite you to read over the ingredients used in my 100% natural perfumes.  Make a healthy choice today and purchase a sample pack of JoAnne Bassett natural fragrances.  Do it for yourself and your loved ones.  They will thank you and their nose will thank you.  Enjoy!


Spring at JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfumes

March 20th, 2015 by

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A refreshing spray of Le Voyage eau de toilette will take you on a journey. Float away on a cloud of citrus and revel in the white rose heart. Start your creative juices with the pink lotus hydro distilled essential oil…and dive deep. Frolic in the jasmine sambac and linden blossom. Play all out and then go inside yourself…with the frankincense and vintage Mysore sandalwood powder…softening. You will be transported!

Do you love the smell of orange blossoms?  Walking under the trees when the sun is shining bright and the breeze picks up? It is heavenly. My Opulence parfum feels like that to me. Take the dauber and anoint yourself with a drop of this parfum… your reward is the immediate blossom of the neroli and orange blossom absolute.  It quickly morphs into a plethora of soft roses, moving through a distinct note of ambergris. The powdery dry down of the vintage Mysore sandalwood make you want to swoon. Be prepared to smile and melt into its floral goodness.

Floral – A beautiful floral created from neroli, Vintage Bulgarian white rose otto -“the flower of light”, vintage Mysore sandalwood, orange blossom absolute, Bulgarian rose damask concrete, rare ambergris, and others.

If the parfum in organic jojoba oil is not your style…a spray of the Opulence eau de parfum will create a light cloud around you that will uplift you.  Enjoy!

Walk through fields of flowers with JoAnne’s 100% natural perfumes.  You will be glad you did!


Spring Discovery Set Now Available!

March 10th, 2015 by

Spring Discovery Set

Put away your heavy scents with oud, amber, woods, resins and floral orientals.  After the Spring Equinox we have longer days …and we lighten up our fragrances.  A citrus, light floral or floral oriental for evening is what we want to reach for.

Try these Spring scents in a 8 piece sample pack. It includes 1 ml glass vials of eau de parfums of Contessa, Josephine, Malmaison, Versailles, Petit Trianon, Sacred Frankincense 1, Temptress, and Ecstasy.

1. Contessa – A floral oriental style and a favorite of many. For confidence.
Notes: Rose de Mai from France, bergamot, vintage Jasmine sambac, Neroli, Cinnamon, Frankincense, vintage Mysore Sandalwood, and others
2. Josephine – A fresh, green light fragrance. Very joyful and uplifting.  
Floral Green – Notes: Verbena, Lavender vera, Litsea, Green Mandarin, Bergamot, Cardamon, Star Aniseed, Ylang Ylang, rare Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto, Galbanum and others
3. Malmaison – A French formal garden of many delights. An aphrodisiac. A beautiful, complex floral with amber notes.
Floral – Notes: Neroli, Tuberose, Rose de Mai, Ylang Ylang, Vintage Jasmine Sambac, Clementine, Lavender Seville, Cistus and others
4. Versailles – A gorgeous, sparkling bottle of citrus delight and spices. Men and women love this fantastic fragrance. Happy and uplifting.
Citrus Aromatic – Notes: Neroli, Tangerine, Lime, Pink Pepper Tree, Cinnamon Bark, St John’s Wort, Frankincense, Patchouli, Benzoin, and others
5. Petit Trianon – An oriental, musky fragrance that is grounding and centering.
Floral Green – Notes: Orange Blossom absolute, Neroli, Ginger, Frankincense, Vintage Jasmine Sambac, Ambrette seed, Lavender Vera, Black Spruce and others
6. Sacred Frankincense 1 – A mysterious, floral with notes of apricot and soft rose and linden blossom weaves her magic spell.  Incense can be tender. 
Oriental – Notes: Frankincense – boswellia sacra hydrodistilled in Oman, Morocco rose absolute – centifolia “cabbage rose”, elemi, Peru balsam, lavender hi altitude France, davana, yuzu, Roman chamomile, linden blossom absolute
7. Temptress  – Temptress comes on strong, captures you, and leaves you wanting more…Temptress perfume opens the heart chakra and balances female and male energies.
Floral Fruity – Boasting damask rose from Egypt and vintage jasmine sambac and vintage jasmine grandifolium from India..she goes right to your senses.  A calliope of scent fills your space and you are drawn in. Citrus notes of red mandarin and pink grapefruit sparkle and evolve into lavender, and spices of sage, celery seed, black pepper, and basil. To balance you, geranium roseum steps in and then you are tempted with sweet vanilla. With a green note and lemon verbena boosting the female rapture we are mesmerized. Frankincense and smooth, vintage patchouli does a sultry dance and you are left breathless.
8. Ecstasy  – The feeling is overwhelmingly pastoral, a delight
Floral – Rare and exclusive vintage Bulgarian white rose otto – the “flower of light”, vintage jasmine sambac, sweet orange, clary sage, red mandarin, wild lavender, vanilla absolute, balsam, and amber. This essence is a floral with a warm vanilla and balsam finish.
8 Spring Discovery Set sample pack $30.00.  That means you get 10 samples for $30.00!

To purchase.

When you purchase fragrances on JoAnne Bassett:

Purchase $10.00 you get 1 free sample, spend $25.00 you get 2 free samples, spend $50.00 you get 3 free samples.


Special on JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfumes

March 4th, 2015 by

I am having a flash sale….inventory reduction sale… 3 days only!  Sale ends Friday at midnight Pacific time.

Samples, travel sprayers, parfums are all included!

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All 1 oz bottles of eau de toilette and eau de parfum are 30% off!

$150.00 bottles are now $105.00

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$170.00 bottles are now $119.00     and     $190.00 bottles are now $133.00

Limited Edition

Limited Edition Collection Perfume

Limited Edition Collection and More Life Collection Perfumes 1/4 oz parfum $500.00 are now $350.00. 

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More Life Collection Perfume

You will not see these prices again this year.

Send me an email to joanne@joannebassett.com with your order.  Include your country for international orders.  I will get back to you with a paypal invoice.


Warm for Winter Discovery Set of Natural Perfume

January 30th, 2015 by

Warm for Winter Discovery Set

Put away your hot weather citrus and floral scents. Bring out your heavy scents with oud, amber, woods, resins and floral orientals for those crisp days and nights. After the Winter Solstice we have short days and cold nights…revel in the woods and deep parfums.

Try these winter scents in a 8 piece sample pack. It includes 1 ml glass vials of eau de parfums of Camille, Colette, Italian Smoke, Vert, Intimacy, Timeless, Venus Amber, and Sensual Embrace.

1. Camille – An earthy, iris aroma which turns quickly into a fruity, leathery osmanthus. The jasmine and tuberose are sheer and not too exotic with an amber base. It is a great floral and friendly for work environments. A Chypre style. Notes: Osmanthus, Iris Root from Italy, Mimosa, Tuberose, vintage Jasmine sambac, Lavender Seville, Galbanum, Ginger, Bergamot, and others
2. Colette – A gourmand with mushrooms and cognac. Great combo!
Notes: Cepes and White Cognac from France, various citrus essences, and others
3. Intimacy – Intimacy is a very old vintage type chypre (like the original Coty Chypre of 1917) with oakmoss, Italian bergamot, vintage grandifolium jasmine, vintage Mysore sandalwood, vintage iris root, vanilla absolute, vintage patchouli, natural musk, labdanum, Bulgarian damask rose otto, Rose de Mai, balsam, others. The true oakmoss lover’s consummate bliss. Vintage is rich and voluptuous.  This is dark, deep, complex and alluring. Intimacy eau de parfum is a 2013 Indie FiFi nominee!
4. Italian Smoke – Italian Smoke eau de parfum is created from tobacco, neroli – orange blossoms, orange, vintage jasmine grandifolium, vanilla absolute, and vintage Mysore sandalwood. This is my impression of an Italian Gentleman. A golden tobacco note full of the Italian sun
5. Sensual Embrace – We all long for a sensual embrace. We yearn for a lover to hold us, to love us, and to accept us. This musky, sexy juice will fire up the lover within you. Your life will be forever changed and you will be held in an angelic breath of love. Sensual Embrace eau de perfume is a sultry, sexy musk 100% natural fragrance that sizzles with intrique. This stunning, mysterious, seductive blend captures the essence of a sensuous embrace. A unisex parfum. Notes: citrus notes clementine, floral notes of Rose de Mai oil – the May rose of France, vintage jasmine, tuberose, orange blossoms, musky notes of ambrette seed, amber accord, smoky notes of tobacco, sensuous woody notes of smooth vintage Mysore sandalwood, dark patchouli, and others.
6. Timeless – It is an anointing oil with healing energy. Its purpose is to help you surrender.This incense, balsamic, and woody parfum contains vetiver, cassie, balsam fir, spikenard, frankincense, Egyptian damask rose, angelica, and others. Sixteen oils made their way into my bottle.
7. Venus Amber – There are 25 distinctly different essential oils and absolutes that comprise this natural perfume. It has a musky, spicy, amber accord. The soft powdery, dry down of the vanilla and benzoin gives way to the musky, ambrette seed and frankincense, cedarwood, cistus, and labdanum classic goodness. Bay rum plays with rosewood, sage, cinnamon, and cardamon…to create a spicy melange. 
The citrus notes of bergamot, blood orange, lemon,and yuzu add that extra lift, zing, and sparkle. The wonderfully sensuous jasmine and rose de mai accord play with your heart. The other special oils form a bond that holds it all together.  Be touched by the love of Venus.  A unisex fragrance.
8. Vert – Vert is an herbal scent created from herbs from Provence. Marjoram, lavender, cypress, Bulgarian damask rose otto, vanilla, green mandarin, cistus, angelica, black currant, verbena, grapefruit, cocoa, balsam, others. Provençal paradise, plus cocoa.
 
8 Warm for Winter sample pack $30.00.  That means you get 10 samples for $30.00!

To purchase.

When you purchase fragrances on JoAnne Bassett:

Purchase $10.00 you get 1 free sample, spend $25.00 you get 2 free samples, spend $50.00 you get 3 free samples.


Perfume Samples At Special Prices!

January 16th, 2015 by

Today I reduced the prices on all individual perfume samples, sample collections, and discovery kits.  Why did I do that?  I am selling 1 ml glass perfume vials and not the glass or plastic perfume sprayers.  This keeps the sample costs lower and I can pass that savings on to you.

If I were to package everything in a deluxe sprayer or deluxe sprayer sets you would pay much more.  Does it make sense to you to spend more for a sprayer?

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If you think you may want a larger sprayer size I have 5 ml travel sprayers available.  They have a glass refillable insert.  These sprayers are housed in a metal shell and can go anywhere and not break.