Monthly Archives: May 2014

Expert Methods for Combating Hyper-pigmentation by Tina T. of Salon 88

ina T. of Salon 88 – a DECLÉOR partner spa in San Jose, CA- wrote a blog post on hyper-pigmentation. We found it so insightful that we wanted to share it with you!

Tina T. begins by describing that ” hyper-pigmentation affects everyone regardless of age, sex, ethnicity groups. In fact, both skin care professionals—who lament the challenges of treating hyper pigmented skin- and clients who suffer through years of unsuccessful attempts at eliminating it are challenged by this condition.” Continue reading


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From the Archives: Aromessence™ Retrospective

1978: Creation of an elixir and appearance of a glass phial

Even before the word « aromatherapy » appeared, essential oils had names like « from the soul of the plant » or «from the fragrance of the plant». AROMESSENCE™, a perfect formulation of essential oils on a bed of plant oils, needed a container to preserve all the subtle wealth of the mixture’s ingredients that are kept as closely guarded secret. At the time, DECLÉOR wanted to design
a phial to ensure optimum protection of this nectar, rich in concentrated plant
energy. The idea was to conceive an original, luxury phial. It was designed like
a flower with a pistil to apply the product harmoniously on the face. A meeting
was held with a master glazier. A renowned perfume brand had produced a bottle in the form of droplet… and quite by chance, they had not developed the design! A magnificent phial to bring out the best in our elixir! This phial was used for the launch of the first AROMESSENCE™. We developed our own style : the round, fluid shape of the bottle, its small size, the completely transparent glass and the well-known pistil system to
apply a few drops as a daily beauty ritual. Continue reading


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