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For Strange Women is a collection of 100% natural perfumes and other handmade concoctions infused with pure botanical essences (organic and wild crafted). Antique styles combine with the serenity of the deep forest to create sensory connections to nature as well as past eras.

Every creation is handmade from scratch using traditional techniques in my Kansas City studio. An artful alchemy of botanical materials, strange concepts, and thoughtful packaging ensures a luxurious experience for all of your senses. My ingredients are carefully sourced from around the world with a strong preference for sustainably wild harvested and organic material. No synthetic ingredients are ever used.

For Strange Women perfume has been featured in: O, the Oprah Magazine, BUST Magazine, NYLON Magazine, Country Living Magazine, Buzzine, FAMOUS Magazine, Willow and Sage Magazine,…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 19
  • Joined January 20, 2009

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natural, organic, essential oils, aromatic plant extracts, perfume, scent, beeswax, brass, recycled, upcycled, eco friendly

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ForStrangeWomen
natural botanical perfume from a strange...

About

For Strange Women is a collection of 100% natural perfumes and other handmade concoctions infused with pure botanical essences (organic and wild crafted). Antique styles combine with the serenity of the deep forest to create sensory connections to nature as well as past eras.

Every creation is handmade from scratch using traditional techniques in my Kansas City studio. An artful alchemy of botanical materials, strange concepts, and thoughtful packaging ensures a luxurious experience for all of your senses. My ingredients are carefully sourced from around the world with a strong preference for sustainably wild harvested and organic material. No synthetic ingredients are ever used.

For Strange Women perfume has been featured in: O, the Oprah Magazine, BUST Magazine, NYLON Magazine, Country Living Magazine, Buzzine, FAMOUS Magazine, Willow and Sage Magazine, and many other print and online publications. Check out our Etsy feedback or go here to read blog reviews: http://www.forstrangewomen.com/press-reviews.html


NEWSLETTER email: http://eepurl.com/mVkLX
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FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/ForStrangeWomen
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PINTEREST: http://pinterest.com/forstrangewomen/
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INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/forstrangewomen
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WHOLESALE: https://forstrangewomen.wufoo.com/forms/mccbjkp0mhtgvo/
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VISIT the studio/shop: 115 West 18th St. Suite 102, Kansas City, MO 64108.
We are open Tuesdays and Fridays 11-6, and Saturdays 12-6.
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ABOUT THE PERFUME

Botanical perfumery (the traditional European method) has been replaced with synthetics over the last century, which lack the depth, emotional benefits, and balance that real plant life possess. For Strange Women perfume revives these nearly forgotten essences with carefully selected plant extractions sourced from around the world. I seek the finest ingredients, usually from sustainably wild-harvested and organic crops, and I support ethically produced and harvested materials.

Natural perfumes are much different to wear than what you will find at a headache-inducing commercial perfume counter. These essences meld with your body chemistry and stay close to the skin. Only you and those you embrace will be aware that you are wearing it. If you are normally "allergic" to perfume, you are likely reacting to the unlisted chemicals that are hidden inside the fragrances (this link explains) http://www.ewg.org/notsosexy. The pure botanical perfumes that I create are safer, more satisfying to the senses, and have subtle healing properties (aromatherapy) that your mind and body will love.

My perfumes also do not contain chemicals to make them last all day, as synthetics do. Instead, the scent wears off in the course of about 4-6 hours, and can be re-applied throughout the day as a sensory ritual. This allows the opportunity to reflect and appreciate the moment, connect with nature through its true essences, and experience the perfume’s evolution in intervals each day.

I hope you love my strange creations.

xo,
jill

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