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Christmas Has Arrived On The Advent Calendar

Advent Has Arrived Christmas Calendar

Today the last door of the Christmas / Advent Calendar was opened.

Kids will leave you in no doubt:

Christmas Has Arrived!

Is everybody familiar with the Christmas or Advent Calendar?

No, then read on to find out more.

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The Advent Calendar

The Advent Calendar is a Germany tradition, first used by the Lutherans / Protestants in the 19th century.

It is a unique calendar used to count down the days to Christmas, with the last day on the calendar being the 24th of December.

Typically, it has 24 different doors / gates / pockets / etc with each pocket revealing a little gift for the day.

The 24th of December reveals a special present.

The types of presents range from chocolates, little toys to trinkets, there is no limit to the possibilities.

The calendar can be ‘home made’ by the parents or bought readily and full of chocolates.

Kids (and Adults) of all sizes and ages look forward to receiving their Christmas Calendar and with it the first of their

Christmas Gifts.

Merry Christmas from all here at Pairfum London.

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Sunday was the 3rd of Advent

Christmas 3rd of Advent Calendar Candle Perfume

This past Sunday was the 3rd of Advent, Gaudete Sunday, also called ‘Rose Sunday’.

“Why Rose Sunday?” you may ask, … read on to find out.

Each Sunday during the Advent highlights one of the 4 virtues of Jesus Christ:

Hope – 1st of Advent

Love – 2nd of Advent

Joy – 3rd of Advent / Gaudette Sunday

Peace – Christmas Eve/Day

 

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Guadete Sunday

Gaudete Sunday is the third Sunday of Advent in the liturgical calendar of the Western Churches, including the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Church, Lutheran and other mainline Protestant Churches.

On Gaudete Sunday rose-coloured vestments may be worn instead of violet or deep blue, which are otherwise used for every day in the season of Advent.

Hence, Gaudete Sunday was also known as “Rose Sunday”.

If you would enjoy a ‘Rose’ perfume in your home during this week, we can highly recommend our perfume “Blush Rose & Amber”.

Here is the fragrance description:

“A top note of precious Iris,

leads into a sensuous, intensely feminine floral bouquet of Regal Rose in harmony with Jasmine, Lily of the Valley and Freesia,

supported by a deep and warm fond of Crystal Amber, Musk and Rich Woods.”

Our Snow Crystal Candles in “Blush Rose & Amber” are perfect for the Christmas Season!

 

Blush Rose Amber Pairfum London Lily Valley

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“Love” is the Meaning of the 2nd of Advent

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Last Sunday was the 2nd of Advent 2019!

The Advent calendar are 4 candles on an evergreen wreath in a circle, symbolising God’s eternity.

The custom of the Advent calendear as a wreath began around the time of the Martin Luther, the protestant reformer.

Each Sunday during the Advent highlights one of the 4 virtuse of Jesus Christ:

Hope – 1st of Advent

Love – 2nd of Advent

Joy – 3rd of Advent

Peace – Christmas Eve/Day

The exact order and wording varies among the Christian Churches but the lighting of an additional candle each week symbolises the coming of Christ.

Here at Pairfum, we have the perfect candle for the 2nd of Advent:

The Message Candle

It is the perfect candle, if you would like to convey “Love” or say “Thank You” during the pre-Christmas season.

Which of your friends, family or colleagues would you like to send a Personalised Message?

Use the included piece of chalk to write on the side of the candle.

Make it your very own 2nd of Advent candle.

Message Candle Black Orchid

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Christmas 2nd of Advent Calendar Candle Scented

Christmas Scented 2nd of Advent Calendar Candle

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Advent Has Started!

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Advent 2019

This Advent began on Sunday the 1st of December and will end on Monday the 24th of December.

In many Christian Churches, Advent is a time of expectant waiting, a preparation for the celebration of Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ.

The word ‘advent’ derives from a Latin word meaning “coming”.

Advent is the beginning of the Western Christian Calendar Year, which starts on the 4th Sunday before Christmas, also referred to as ‘Advent Sunday’.

As a sign of Advent having started, Churches and many Homes light a candle on an Advent wreath. An additional candle is lit with each coming Sunday until 4 candles are burning on Christmas.

In Sweden, the practice of erecting a Chrismas tree and Christmas also starts with Advent.

Why not start your Advent with a beautiful, natural Snow Crystal Candle by Pairfum?

Then add another with each Sunday until Christmas Eve.

Advent Start Christmas Candle Light Glass

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Your Advice on Eau de Parfum?

We would love your advice:

What is your single biggest frustration with Eau de Parfum?

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We are asking to find out more about your experience with trying, buying and wearing Eau de Parfum, so that we can better serve and help you.

What is it that really frustrates you the most?

We would very much welcome your opinion.

Thank you for visiting Pairfum London.

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Has The Seaside Lost Its Smell?
Could Sex On The Beach Be The Reason?

Has the Seaside Lost its Smell and why would Sex on the Beach be the reason?

Who among us does not love a trip to the seaside and all that comes with it: the fresh air, soft sand, the sound of the sea and the tangy aroma we associate with it?

The fresh, salty smell of the ocean is one of the most distinctive smells on the planet.

It evokes memories of crashing waves, sandy beaches, the cry of seagulls and if we are very lucky, the wonderful aroma of Fishing Boats, Ice-Cream & Suntan Lotion.

While travelling for work recently, I decided to stay at a quintessential English Seaside town.

In the days leading up to my visit to the seaside I found that I was really looking forward to it, and I am sure if I could have gotten away with it, I would have brought along a bucket & spade, a fishing net for use in the rock pools and flip-flops.

Then, … I remembered that I had not seen or used my seaside essentials in over thirty years.

(Well, … that is my version of events and I’m sticking to it)

Seaside Fragrance Sex On The Beach English Village

After booking into a small family run hotel, I decided that if I was going to the seaside, then staying in one of the large chain run Hotels was not on.

So, on my first evening there, I went for a walk along the beach.

(Sorry, … but you will have to read a little further on for the ‘sex on the beach’ part)

The sun was setting and a beautiful warm breeze was blowing off the sea, I was in Heaven and had decided to keep an eye out for shops that would sell my seaside essentials after all.

It may have been tiredness or the simple fact that I was so delighted to be by the sea, but it was not until the following morning when I went for a walk on the beach before breakfast and heading off to work, that I noticed that the Seaside had ‘Lost its Smell’!

As a Perfumer for me the World revolves around smell, and if an aroma as distinctive as the Sea is not discernible, then there is something seriously amiss?

Seaside Smell Fragrance Sex On The Beach Sunset

If someone asked you ‘what does the sea smell of’ or ‘why does the sea smell like the sea’, would or could the answer be sand, sea breeze or even as the Victorians believed Ozone?

Not one single note can truly conjure up the smell of the sea.

So, … while standing wondering where the seaside smell had gone and at the same time burying my toes in the sand, which is something along with paddling that is a prerequisite when at the seaside,

I noticed that there was not a single strand of seaweed anywhere to be seen on the beach, no seaweed, no seashells only driftwood.

I was delighted to see that there was no rubbish on the beach, but not a single strand of seaweed either?

Sea Perfume Sex On The Beach Seaweed Algae

Then I remembered reading an article where scientists have finally discovered how the seaside odour is produced and it can all be traced back to an enzyme that allows algae to survive in their salty seawater environment.

The smell we recognise as ‘The Sea’ is produced by algae on the ocean surface that release an aromatic compound called dimethylsulfide (DMS) into the air.

While scientists identified ‘DMS’ as the molecule responsible for the distinctive smell of the ocean some years ago, exactly how it was produced in the ocean was unclear.

What was clear was that the molecule plays an important role in cloud formation and also provides chemical attractants that guides various marine animals including some sea birds, invertebrates, and even mammals – toward potential food supplies.

So in our world it is the equivalent to a restaurant sign saying it is open for business …

Sea Side Fragrance Sex On The Beach Kelp Algae

The researchers also noted that the gene appears to be present in many other marine organisms including ‘Seaweeds’ that also release DMS.

This may explain why so many plants that grow under the ocean or along the coastline have such a distinctive seaside odour, it may also explain why on some days the smell of the sea can be stronger than on others as different algae blooms flourish.

It may also be the reason why we not only know the smell of the sea, but the food that it provides has that distinct flavour that we all associate with it, a fresh brininess that creates that ocean flavour.

When discussing this phenomena with another Perfumer, they mentioned reading an article that spoke about seaweed reproduction, and the fact that during certain times of the year seaweed has a stronger ‘Seaside Odour’ than normal and, …

that scientists had discovered that during the seaweed reproductive cycle the female produced a lot more of these volatile compounds, so that all those handsome virile male seaweed swimming around in the ocean would smell this wonderful Perfume and come a calling.

Fragrance Sex On The Beach Seaside Village English

This gives a whole new meaning to ‘Sex on the Beach’.

So, … the next time you have the opportunity to visit the seaside, spare a thought for that humble wonderful edible seaside dweller, that not only helps provides us with the Seaside smell we love so much, but helps with the formation of clouds and that feeds a myriad of other marine life.

Another thought that should pop into your head is, that if this very special algae is smart enough to use a Perfume to attract their perfect mate.

Then this is the perfect definition of ‘Sex on the Beach’!

What are you waiting for?

A trip to the Seaside perhaps?

Or, … would your time be better spent finding out what is your ‘Perfect Perfume’?

That way your perfect partner will come to You …

Fragrance Sea Salt Sage Amber Sex On The Beach

Water Scent Sex On The Beach Seaweed Algae

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Perfume Bottles in Art?

Today we came across a Fragrance Flacon in the painting “Seated Man” (by Roger De La Fresnaye, 1914) and it started us wondering about ‘perfume bottles in art’.

For such a query, the internet offers a beautifully rich source of inspiration.

We encourage everybody to run this type of search and become inspired by the art you see.

Here are are a few websites that offer a good starting point:

https://arthive.com/

https://www.wikiart.org

Below we show a few of the paintings we found and liked that clearly show perfume bottles in art.

We have mixed it up with our own creations about perfume bottles.

We believe perfumery is an art in its own right and this page also includes links to Museums about Perfume.

Pairfum London Henri Matisse Woman Reading At A Dressing Table 1919 Perfume Bottles in Art

Pairfum London Perfume Candles In Art Boudoire

Pairfum London Pierre Bonnard Dressing Table 1908 Perfume Bottles in Art

Pairfum London Perfume Bottles In Art

Pairfum London The Toilet Of The Roman Ladies Juan Jimenez Perfume Bottles in Art

Pairfum London Perfume Bottles In Art Bathroom

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