C - LIKE CHERRY BLOSSOM SCENT
PRUNUS: FLEURS DE CERISIER PERFUME
Cherry blossoms are the embodiment of beauty and awareness of impermanence: We probably wouldn't be so mesmerized nearly as much would the beautiful blossoms accompany us around all year.One thing we can preserve all year around though, is the delicate scent of the little flowers. They make a great addition to feminine skin care and capture a bit of Spring.
HANAMI SEASON IN JAPAN & ITS SYMBOLISM
Gathering under blooming cherry trees, picnicking and gazing at the beautiful flowers is referred to as Hanami in Japan. It is a custom that has been around for many centuries, a tradition and was once only limited to the noble families.
'In the cherry blossom's shade there's no such thing as a stranger' (Kobayashi Issa)
Cherry blossoms hold a rich symbolism in Japanese culture and beyond:
- Mortality / willingness to commit kamikaze, but also reincarnation / revitalization
- Japanese spirit / nationalism
- Mono no aware - awareness of impermanence
'Cherry blossom, is a symbol of beauty, awakening and transience.'
FLEURS DE CERISIER - PARFUME
The delicate scent of wild cherry blossoms is incorporated into this feminine, yet mild perfume. It is discreet yet captivating. It is beautiful yet impermanent - just like the cherry blossoms themselves. Leaves a soft memory in your loved one's nose!
The leaves of the Ōshima cherry contain COUMARIN, just like lavender and tonka beans. COUMARIN is a fragrant ingredient used in skin care to give a scent ranging from sweet/vanilla to nutty and even freshly-mow hay.
Discover COUMARIN in our NAVI Pure Refreshing Cleansing Gel.