The Science of Fragrances: Navigating the World of Olfactory Families

In the vast universe of fragrances, there is a compass that guides enthusiasts and perfumers through seas of aromas: the olfactory families. These classifications are essential for understanding the composition and harmony of perfumes, acting as a bridge between the science of perfumery and the art of enchanting the senses.

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Lifestyle
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Via Tornabuoni: A Journey through Florence's History, High Fashion, and Artisanal Perfumery

Via Tornabuoni in Florence is not just a prestigious address in the heart of the city, but also a crossroads of history, fashion, and artisanal perfumery. 

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Firenze
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The Officina de' Tornabuoni: A Recognized Tradition of Florentine Excellence

Embedded in the enchanting cultural fabric of Florence, Officina de' Tornabuoni embodies the essence of craftsmanship and quality. Recently celebrated among the "Florentine Activities of Excellence" by the Municipality of Florence,

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Firenze
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The Art of Aromatherapy: A Sensory Journey with Officina de' Tornabuoni Florence

Discover the wonderful world of aromatherapy, a bridge between ancient traditions and modern scientific discoveries. Officina de' Tornabuoni Florence guides you on an olfactory journey that touches the heart of wellness and health.

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Wellbeing
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The Rigamo Herb: the Ancient Secret of Oregano in the Laurentian Library

Oregano, known to many as a key ingredient in numerous Italian dishes, has a history with roots that extend far beyond Mediterranean cuisine. Since ancient times, the therapeutic properties of this herb have been recognized and valued. An incredible testimony to this ancient knowledge can be found inside an herbarium preserved in the prestigious Mediceo Laurenziana Library in Florence.

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Herbarium
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Skin care and Supplements

You’re probably already aware that both skincare and supplements count.  Here’s why: in the last few decades, life expectancy has increased, with greater numbers of people adopting lifestyles that put health at the forefront. 

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Beauty
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What’s in a grape

As Grape season has begun, and Tuscany celebrates the Vendemmia, we take a closer look at this marvelous fruit.

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Beauty
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Time to scrub

For healthy, glowing skin, exfoliation is key.  After long summer days, more probably than not, your skin is feeling a little parched, like it could use more hydration and smoothness.  Here is where a good exfoliating scrub comes in.

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Beauty
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Summer beauty

With Summer’s arrival, the beauty of nature is everywhere. The flowers, trees, and fresh produce all dazzle, as at no other time of year. Nature in Summer is not just alive; it's thriving, vivid, and abundant. In order for you to get the best out of this magnificent season, we’ve included some easy beauty and nutritional tips below. Here’s to you and happy and healthy skin all summer long! 

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Beauty
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Natural wisdom for Winter

Eating for health and beauty is a bigger challenge in winter than at any other time of year. Winter beauty is about staying nourished and hydrated, soothing dry chapped skin and lips, and keeping ourselves healthy and warm. 

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Wellbeing
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Winter and Mood

For many, the colder, darker days of winter can make a real impact on the mood. It’s easy to understand why our moods might go down in winter, when our lives can look very different from usual. 

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Wellbeing
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Fragrance throughout the ages

Throughout history fragrance has occupied a special role for mankind as the ultimate, or most enduring, power accessory. In antiquity fragrance was sacred and principally used to unite man to the divine, to heal, and to beautify. Incense, myrrh, sandalwood, lily, rose and lotus and aromatic herbs were used, through use in oil, macerations or woods to burn.

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Lifestyle
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