Amanda Saurin of AS Apothecary blogs today about Cypress, her home-from-home and a place she picks and distills some of her most important flower and botanical oils. I went to one of Amanda’s perfume workshops this weekend, it was even… Read More Read More
This is turning into something of a skincare week. While we wait for the weather to decide if we’re talking summer or (still) winter clothes, lets stick with ensuring we’ve all got our transitional skincare under control. Amanda Saurin, who… Read More Read More
Over Easter, the clocks went forward, giving us lighter evenings, blooming daffodils and a proper feeling of spring. Hurrah! I’ve been using Amanda Saurin’s gentle, flower based A.S Apothecary skin products since I discovered her last year. She lives by… Read More Read More
We’re thrilled with this new development from our friend Amanda Saurin at A.S. Apothecary, who is using her immense knowledge of natural herbs, seeds and flowers to create a decent non-alcoholic drink, Apothecary Tonic No 1.
Regular readers will know… Read More Read More
As regular readers will know, I took a left turn into the world of fragrance not long ago to write We Wear Perfume and specialise in fragrance trends (yes, there is such a thing) as well as fashion.
One of… Read More Read More
If you are planning your summer holiday and want something a little more interesting than just toasting on a beach (although wouldn’t a bit of heat right now be great?), can we point you to our friends at Selvedge Magazine,… Read More Read More
When I first started emailing Amanda Saurin, founder of the niche AS Apothecary natural skincare brand, I realised I wanted her life. On our first exchange she’d had just got back in from picking roses at Glyndebourne (where she has… Read More Read More