The Essentials of Aybury: Natural Coconut Oil

The Essentials of Aybury: Natural Coconut Oil

September 29, 2017

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The Fragrances of Aybury: Australian Sandalwood

The Fragrances of Aybury: Australian Sandalwood

August 29, 2017

Australian sandalwood oil is wonderfully suited to the human skin. The oil has a highly distinctive, creamy smooth woody odour; it’s traditionally been blended in the so-called ‘floriental’ family of scents, combined with jasmine, gardenia and orange blossom.

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Of Cloves, Musk and Limes

Of Cloves, Musk and Limes

August 16, 2017

Delve like a time traveller into the magical world of natural fragrances and you’ll drift through arcades of nutmeg, bermagot, sandalwood and patchouli until, your nostrils infused with the riches of Nature.

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How to Declutter your Home for a Minimalist Feel

How to Declutter your Home for a Minimalist Feel

August 16, 2017

A tidy space means a tidy mind, so if you’re feeling cluttered mentally and physically, it’s time to detox your living space and have a clear out. 

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Why is it Worth Investing in a Luxury Hand Wash?

Why is it Worth Investing in a Luxury Hand Wash?

August 16, 2017

To many people, hand wash can just seem like an everyday essential that is only there to keep hands clean. However, at Aybury we strongly believe that hand wash can be so much more and with the right blend of ingredients, you can enjoy many benefits from using a luxury hand wash.

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What are the Benefits of Using Essential Oils?

What are the Benefits of Using Essential Oils?

August 16, 2017

Using essential oils is a great way to add a touch of luxury to your beauty routine, however, this is far from their only benefit. Essential oils have many health and skin benefits which is exactly why we include them in all of our Aybury hand washes, body washes and lotions.

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A Bathing Ritual for Modern Life

A Bathing Ritual for Modern Life

June 17, 2017

Rituals have been around since time immemorial. And nowhere was this more important than in the act of bathing. 

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The Fragrances of Aybury: Frankincense

The Fragrances of Aybury: Frankincense

January 17, 2017

Frankincense - also known as Olibanum - is a fragrance with a rich and colourful history going back at least 5,000 years. As one of the two elements of the Aybury Limenence range (along with mandarin), frankincense is characterised by its spicy balsamic fragrance with sweet lemony undertones.

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The Fragrances of Aybury: Mandarin

The Fragrances of Aybury: Mandarin

January 17, 2017

Mandarin oil, a prime ingredient of Aybury’s Limenence range, has “a fragrant odour reminding of sweet orange oil…” according to Verrill’s authoritative Perfumes and Spices (1940). It’s obtained “by expression from the peel of the fruit of Citrus madurenis, a small tree found in nearly every lemon garden in Sicily. One tree produces about 1000 fruits per annum and these yield about 400 grams of a bright golden-yellow oil.”

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The Fragrances of Aybury: Geranium

The Fragrances of Aybury: Geranium

November 30, 2016

Geranium oil is an almost colourless to yellowish-green liquid extracted from the Pelargonium capitatum, or rose-leaf geranium, the leaves of which when steam-distilled give a rose-like odour approaching the attar (the essential oil) of roses.

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The Fragrances of Aybury: Lime

The Fragrances of Aybury: Lime

November 30, 2016

The lime - a native plant of India - is now grown around the world, although Poucher’s standard reference Perfumes, Cosmetics & Soaps, published in 1925, insists that the best supplies a hundred years ago came from the Caribbean, in particular the islands of Dominica and Monserrat, where the lime oils were extracted from the rind of Citrus medica either by hand pressing or distillation.

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