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TI Tutor Talks: Lise Andersen

TI Tutor Talks: Lise Andersen

"The whole idea is to inspire. I'm not going to tell you how to do everything. I'm going to show you how you can go out and to it yourself."  Lise Andersen, our formulation tutor and natural cosmetics formulator, told Hana how she got into formulating and how much she...

Synergy: A video by Robert Tisserand

Synergy: A video by Robert Tisserand

Robert Tisserand shares his view and experience with the concept of synergy - both in terms of fragrance and in terms of pharmacological effects. 

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” says Juilet to Romeo, in defense of their love which is doomed because of their surnames. And sure, maybe names are not important, but maybe we should be clear about them to avoid confusion when we can...

SARS-CoV-2, Essential Oils and In Silico Studies

SARS-CoV-2, Essential Oils and In Silico Studies

You probably know the difference between in vitro and in vivo research. The in vitro model is laboratory-based; experiments occur in test tubes or Petri dishes. The in vivo model, in contrast, uses living organisms (animals or humans) to test the actions of molecules...

Unwell – a documentary on essential oils

Unwell – a documentary on essential oils

Episode 1 of Unwell, a new documentary series on Netflix, is called Essential Oils, and sets out to look at the good and the bad in the wellness industry. It’s not so often that essential oils get such thorough media coverage, but when they do, it’s not without a...

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