Perfume, Xenobiotics, and Perfino

Perfume, Xenobiotics, and Perfino

There is a joy in feeling that you have a ‘signature’ perfume, or being complimented that you ‘smell good’.
Unfortunately there is a problem...
Modern-day perfumes contain a lot of chemicals. There are currently over 3000 ingredients used within perfumes 2 3 and unfortunately, these can cause a variety of issues.

November 20, 2023
Taking care of your wellbeing in pregnancy

Taking care of your wellbeing in pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life-changing experience for many women, a time filled with
excitement and anticipation, and new studies now focus on the importance of pregnant women prioritising their mental health, as well as looking after themselves physically.
April 24, 2023
Spring and Consumerism - Environmentally Conscious ways to enjoy Easter.

Spring and Consumerism - Environmentally Conscious ways to enjoy Easter.

As we’re transitioning into spring, Easter weekend gradually approaches. Easter provides a wonderful opportunity to unwind and connect with loved ones over the long weekend. 
March 27, 2023
What we think about Black Friday

What we think about Black Friday

A tribute to Haeckels for its vision and values in challenging the run of the mill approach to the impending Black Friday fervour.

This Friday Haeckels are not discounting.
Instead they are clearing the shelves in their stores to promote sustainable small businesses.
November 22, 2022
large porcelain nose art work

Celebrating the sense of smell – top 10 scents

It’s in the air. A certain exhilaration has come upon us as we look forward to a post covid spring, the future, and enjoying life at its fullest.

For me there is one thing that I really want to celebrate and that is the sense of smell, for those of us who still have it and no longer feel at threat of losing it.

February 18, 2022
sustainable packaging show

Sustainable packaging and labelling - the future beckons, but is it good enough?

Ever in search of optimal sustainability I am a regular attendee of the Packaging and Labelling Fairs, intent on discovering what is new and evolving.

It's a strangely uplifting experience as all suppliers are having to up their game in terms of sustainability. This year, instead of being a confined section of the Fair, it was ubiquitous.

December 03, 2021