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  • Interesting Facts about Scents and Smell

    While we are Fragrance specialists (with certificates to prove it!), the Tijon team is still learning new and fun facts everyday. Smell is such a complex scent that has such a great effect on our day-to-day lives. I will impart upon you the fun...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Allspice

    I will continue Tijon’s Essential Oil of the Week segment with the allspice essential oil. Per usual I will discuss its roots and its benefits so that you can start utilizing all of the amazing things that nature has to offer. Why spend thousan...
  • Local’s Guide to St. Martin

    The following is a list of some fun things to do in St. Martin from a local, himself. That local is perfumer and Tijon Fragrance Lab and Boutique owner, John Berglund. Berglund left corporate America to open a parfumerie on the beautiful island ...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Chamomile

    What is Chamomile? Chamomile oil is an essential oil that is extracted from the flowers of the chamomile plant, which is a very popular flowering plant. There are two different types: Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile. Although the essential ...
  • 51 Fun and Creative Uses for Fragrance Oils

    While Essential Oils seem to be all the rage; fragrance oils are still widely used. Some of the uses below may seem obvious, but others I would never have thought of! Come into Tijon Fragrance Lab and Boutique, where we offer over 300 oils for p...
  • A Few Things You Should Know About Essential Oils

    Essential oils are not really oils They do not contain the fatty acids required to constitute an actual oil. They are more accurately described as “highly concentrated plant constituents possessing potent medicinal and cosmetic qualities” as wa...
  • Essential Oil Vs. Fragrance Oil

    Working in the perfume industry has opened my eyes to the complexities that go into creating a perfume.  Before it was simply a wonderful smelling addition to my newest outfit. I didn’t ask any questions, I just spritzed on my favorite celebrity...
  • Women Win When it Comes to Smell

    Okay, they may be faster and stronger in most cases, but men aren’t always physically dominant. It is proven that women have a keener sense of smell than men. Seeing as smell has the ability to effect our moods, our sense of taste, and our overa...
  • How to Make Perfume Last

    Whether you’re preparing for a hot date or heading off to a long day at the office, you want your perfume to last. As a Tijon Perfume Expert, I am here to advise you. In the art of keeping things simple, I will break it down into 4 easy
  • Our Sense of Smell

    Our sense of smell, like all of our bodily functions, is so much more complex than people realize. It can affect our moods and our ability to taste; two things I know I hold dearly to my overall quality of life. Here are some fun facts you may n...