Rose Otto Bulgaria much like Rose Otto Turkey is also a high-quality distilled oil from roses. Rose Otto Bulgaria comes from a family business located at the Valley of Roses in Central Bulgaria who have been harvesting roses since 1909. The Rose Otto Bulgaria itself has a very deep and rich rose scent with beautiful faint earthy tones.
The Rose Otto Turkey we use is hand-harvested by a family in the rose capital of Turkey who have been distilling roses since the 1950's. It takes about 9900lbs of hand-harvested roses just to make 2 pounds of Rose Otto Turkey (and Bulgaria). The Rose Otto Turkey itself has a beautiful rich rose scent with deep sweet-honey tones.
Vanilla is hand-pollinated and takes 5 years for its first blossom. It takes 600 hand-pollinated blossoms to produce 2lbs of cured Vanilla pods. After the Vanilla is picked it then goes through a special process and is then evaluated for its quality and aroma. CO2 extracts themselves are highly concentrated plant extracts made by passing carbon dioxide through aromatic plant material which allows for higher quality product.
A popular choice for Leis, Tuberose has an intensely sweet and exotic floral aroma with fatty undertones. Hawaiian Leis were used as an ornament to honor the gods but are now used in various aspects such as conveying feelings, congratulations, and greetings. Tuberose Leis in particular are used to convey love, friendship, and commitment.
Hawaiian Pikake's aroma profile is truly unique compared to most Jasmines, Hawaiian Pikake is less sweet and more earth-toned which is perfect when paired with powerful sweet scents such as Rose and Kapuloke. Hawaiian Pikake has rich floral tones with honey/tea undertones that create a truly pleasant and calming aroma.
Macadamia oil is known for its incredible skin and hair softening properties. Macadamia oil is also high in Oleic acid, Oleic acid is known for providing hydration and even helping to stimulate hair growth. Macadamia oil is also very high in natural antioxidants that encourage skin repair.
Kukui oil is great for hydration and plumping of the skin, especially for those with naturally dry skin. Kukui oil is also low on the comedogenic scale; meaning it's a lightweight oil that won't clog your pores. Kukui oil also contains essential fatty acids and antioxidants that promote healthy skin and hair.
Argan oil is incredible at protecting against oxidative damage to the hair and skin, oxidative damage to the hair and skin speeds up the aging process with wrinkles, hair greying, and hair loss. Argan oil is also a lightweight oil that doesn't clog the pores and is effective to use on all skin types.
Jojoba oil is incredibly similar in chemical composition to human sebum, human sebum provides a protective and moisturizing barrier on the skin. For this reason it absorbs easily into the skin and doesn't clog the pores. Paired with Jojoba oil's very mild scent we use this as the perfect carrier oil in our Meli Honi perfume oil.