Natural Perfumes Blog

Happy Bastille Day! Natural Perfume from my French and Royal Collection

July 14th, 2016 by


Having French – Paris origins on my Father’s side..the Bassett name is a good reason for me to celebrate. I used to go to Paris and look in the Paris phone book and see pages of Bassetts and the French spelling Basset. In my genealogy are French royalty with kings and queens going all the way back to Charlemagne.

bastille fireworks

Being in Paris for Bastille Day is really a fun thing to do. The pomp and circumstance is amazing. The French really know how to put on a parade, fireworks, and wonderful French food is everywhere. Traditionally they served aioli – a garlic mayonaise with bread to the towns people on Bastille Day. It is a purge of parasites in the bodies using massive amounts of garlic.

1 oz bottles

After being in France I created the French Collection of all natural perfumes and my Royal Collection of French historic places. These collections offer individual perfume samples, 2 ml sample sprayers, 5 ml travel sprayers, 1 oz -30 ml atomizers of eau de parfums, and parfums in coffrets and a 8 ml French flacon.


Marie Antoinette eau de parfum is the scent I choose to wear today to celebrate. This perfume is one of her precious potions. A favorite of my clients.

A lush, spicy floriental opens your heart chakra and turns on your sexy.

Oriental Floral Notes: Neroli, Tuberose, vintage rare Bulgarian White Rose Otto, Vintage Jasmine Sambac, Frankincense Noir, Holy Basil, Labdanum, Champa, Lavender, Rhododendron, Ylang Ylang, and others

Have a fun Bastille Day!? I may just watch my movie “Marie Antoinette” again. Beautiful scenes from the Palace of Versailles.

I also have a 20% off my whole ETSY shop until July 18. The Now price is already marked down 20%. Please go there now and celebrate the savings. My all natural perfumes have been compared to Guerlain perfumes from France back in the day.. the classic perfumes.



A Memorial Day Special Sale

May 26th, 2016 by


With all of the June weddings coming up, I wanted to offer a special sale so you can gift the bride and groom a special fragrant memory. It is tradition to offer special holiday sales. This one can be for both Memorial Day and Ramadan in early June.

More Life Perfumes

More Life Perfumes

My special handblown glass perfume bottles are an exceptional fragrant gift. They are collectibles. Each bottle is created one at a time and is signed and dated.

Limited Edition

Limited Edition Collection

Some of my perfume collections offer these gorgeous bottles to house the extrait; the parfum in organic jojoba oil. Parfum samples are available to help you choose. I offer complementary, short phone or Skype consultations that will assist you in making the right choice for your needs.

Call To Prayer

My Call To Prayer perfume in oil is a popular choice as a gift for Ramadan or Eid. This 100% natural perfume can be worn for meditation or prayer. An Arabian style perfume with rose otto, frankincense and two ouds. It is a favorite of many. This sacred perfume has been prayed over and has a very high vibration and purity.

I am offering 20% off everything on my website excluding Custom Bespoke Perfume, Perfume Potions and classes. This special sale expires June 1. You will receive a 20% off refund on your purchase after we receive your order. This excludes the shipping and tax charges.

Have a great Memorial Day and don’t forget to order something fragrant for you to celebrate with!


Respect Mother Earth on Earth Day!

April 22nd, 2016 by

In honor of Earth Day I am asking my readers to become more aware of how you reuse, recycle, and conserve our resources.

When I look at the packaging in a perfume business I cringe. There are double boxes, the outer box which is the mailer and the inner box which is the beautiful one we throw away, the paper liners, the cellophane over wraps, the tissue, the bows, etc.

We hear over and over how packaging sells the perfume. When we buy the perfume the first thing we do is throw away the layers of packaging and usually just put the pretty bottle on our dresser. Some people save the box if it can be re purposed or if they prefer to have their fragrances all in boxes in a cabinet as a collection.

When I was looking to create more boxes for my collections I thought about my choices. I created a beautiful expensive gift box for my Le Voyage eau de toilette.

As I researched other brands I noticed that they are really almost all the same with different colors and logos. To set my line apart I chose boxes that could be reused.

My perfume boxes are gift boxes in the shape of books. They are deep enough to store trinkets or other items. They have a magnetic flap so the box will stay closed. They are three sizes and house my parfums, eau de parfums, and Limited Edition parfums, and all of the Collections with hand blown glass perfume bottles. These beautiful boxes have gold foil and beautiful flower patterns with butterflies. They are unique and also can be stacked or placed on a shelf like a book. How original!

You can view my collections at this link:






My Gift Boxes contain 1 oz of eau de parfum and come with a free 5 ml travel sprayer filled with your favorite scent.  They can be refilled. If you remove the paper filling you will see the beautiful designs in the bottom of the box. The box can be reused and re purposed. These are ways to reduce our paper waste and not contribute more garbage to the landfills.

gardenia tincture

gardenia tincture

I also grow flowers and harvest blossoms, and create tinctures of roses, gardenia, citrus blossoms and others for my Custom Perfumes. These special tinctures and macerations are only used in my bespoke fragrances. This is a way to use our bounty and share it with others.

Spring Discovery Set at JoAnne Bassett!

March 12th, 2016 by

With the Spring Equinox a week away, here at JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfumes we have decided to launch our Spring Discovery Set of Natural, Botanical Fragrances.

Sweet Orange tree in bloom1

Nothing says Spring more than a burst of citrus. During Spring in Southern California there are citrus blooms exploding on the trees. There are sweet orange, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine, lime, and more.


My Le Voyage eau de toilette is a light, fresh, citrus floral that is perfect for those Spring days. Especially the days that are rainy, snowing, or Mother Nature brings earthquakes, a tornado, or other disasters. It is very uplifting and a happy and feel good scent. Everyone can wear it and enjoy it. It is perfect for work. It is also at closeout prices now. Get your bottle today as there are only a small amount left.

Le Voyage edt

If you want to try out new fragrances but cannot decide what you want, I have put together a Spring Collection to make it easy for you.

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, Versailles, Petit Trianon, Sacred Frankincense 1, Temptress, and Ecstasy, and a 1 ml glass vial of Le Voyage eau de toilette. Price $35.00.

With every $25.00 purchase at JoAnne we give you 2 free samples! So for $35.00 you get 10 samples. That is $3.50 each!

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. Le Voyage A light, fresh eau de toilette that is very uplifting and soothing.
Citrus Floral  Notes: Rare, vintage Bulgarian alba (white) rose otto (the flower of light), vintage jasmine, linden blossom, vintage Mysore sandalwood, citrus,vintage pink lotus hydro distilled, vintage hydro distilled frankincense and rare, vintage Mysore sandalwood.
4. Versailles  Agorgeous, 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.
Spring Discovery Set $35.00
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.

Happy Valentine’s Day and Gifts For Your Sweetheart

January 22nd, 2016 by


I love Valentine’s Day! Red hearts, red roses, happy smiles, and great fragrant natural perfume gifts to enchant your lover!

May I suggest Luscious Roses parfum in this gorgeous hand blown glass bottle. It is from the Limited Edition Collection as it contains precious vintage Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto and five other roses.

Luscious Roses hi res

Botanical parfums are a precious gift. Rose Kiss and/or Rose Smoke Anointing Oil in a beautiful coffret with creamy silk pillow. This glorious combination is for your lover and you to anoint each other with. It is from the Perfume Coffret Collection. There are many other precious parfum choices there to pique your interest!

Let’s not forget I Love You natural perfume! We all proclaim our love for each other. Say I Love You with a botanical eau de parfum containing heart opening Rose Otto, natural gardenia, sandalwood and more.


Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

If you like Gift Box Sets there are some great choices available!

Natural Perfume and Travel Sprayer Gift Box

Get the $30.00 travel sprayer and special gift box free!
1 ounce eau de perfume and travel sprayer in many Natural Perfume choices.




The time is now to get your fragrant gifts in the mail. The hand blown bottles are always a great idea and may not be in stock. Please order today so we can make sure we can fulfill your request for your loved one.




Holiday Gifts At Special Prices!

December 18th, 2015 by


There is only one week to Christmas. We can ship our Luxury Natural Perfumes with Priority Mail that takes 2 – 3 days.

Get your 50% off perfume order in now… offer expires 12-24-15 on Remember this does not include Custom Bespoke Perfumes or Perfume Potions.

My Etsy shop has a 50% off moving sale also. There are supplies and other products not listed on JoAnne The Coupon Code on etsy is 50move. That coupon expires Sunday, December 20. Go check it out now.

It is getting really busy now…so do not delay… I am having a great time filling your orders and packing moving boxes. ?I am ready for the New Year!


Holiday and Christmas Gifts are Flying Out The Door…

December 13th, 2015 by


Have you taken advantage of my 50% off moving sale? Many people have and it is exciting to see what great buys people are getting. These hand blown bottles in the photos with a 1/4 oz parfum and box are $250.00. At an art gallery the bottle is $500 or $600 by itself!

Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

These great gift boxes… with a 1 oz eau de parfum and a 5 ml eau de parfum travel sprayer set is now $85.00. This is a $200 value!  These boxes come in peacocks, white lotus and butterflies, or Paris scenes. Get them now I am running low on these specialty boxes.

50% off is a win win… I do not have to pack it to move…and you can give it for a beautiful gift or keep it for yourself… we all need to nuture ourselves.

Everything on the website is on sale except the custom bespoke perfumes, perfume potions, and classes.

Have fun and stock up on my natural perfumes… you will not be seeing these at this price again. Remember this sale expires December 24, 2015.



JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfumes 50% off Moving Sale!

December 8th, 2015 by


Why pay to move the inventory…when I can sell it to you at a big discount!

So if you have been waiting to purchase that full bottle, hand blown glass perfume bottle with natural perfume or Custom Bespoke perfume …now is the perfect time. I am having a 50% off Moving Sale to reduce my inventory substantially. This is a sale on my whole website excluding Custom Bespoke, Perfume Potion orders, classes and workshops.

Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

Peacock box with 1 oz and travel sprayer

This is also a great time for you to save on Holiday Gift giving. Please go online now and place your order. Upon receiving your order I will refund you 50% off your fragrant order. The shipping will be priced as usual.

This offer expires December 24, 2015. Everything will go into boxes after that and any orders not shipped will be shipped in January 2016 when it has all been unpacked. So please get your orders in soon!