Have you heard of forest bathing? Let us explain it a bit. The term emerged in Japan in the 1980s as a physiological and psychological exercise called shinrin-yoku ("forest bathing" or "taking in the forest atmosphere"). The purpose was to offer an eco-antidote to tech-boom burnout and to inspire residents to reconnect with and protect the country's forests. Today we are most certainly living through the tech boom; now more than ever before, many people feel exhausted and overwhelmed.
For some of us living and working in the concrete jungle of big cities, we can use an alternative route to recharge and decompress. You could achieve a sensory escape and a way to immerse yourself in the beautiful lush greenery of a forest through none other but the right scent or, as we call it, "scent bathing."
Here are three fragrances to help you escape the overwhelming rhythm of work and let your nerves be soothed. Take it slow, breathe in and imagine yourself walking through a beautiful forest, fresh and recharging.
A green and aromatic, Jade888 Eau de Parfum incites images of dense foliage and tangled vines, prolific and untamed like the undergrowth of the Amazon. The keynotes in this soft, verdant scent are Ginger Extract CO2, Lily of the Valley Molecule, and Green Musk Molecule. A green gem.
In case you are in the mood for a garden full of lush ripe fruits, Jardin Exclusif is bewitching nectar of Oranges, Pears, and Peaches with velvety florals of Jasmine and Rose on the bed of Amber. The alliance of floral and green woody accords strikes a perfect balance; it is both addictive and captivating.
Let's finish the nature recharging exercise with a hike in the mountains; Meander explores the exhilarating feeling of happiness in a land of fog, lush green mountains, and running streams. Amouage creatively translated the surreal fog using Frankincense and smoky Vetiver, the rich greens with Cypriol and Jonquille. At the same time, its caramel-colored mud is brought to life with earthy Sandalwood, Carrot Heart, and Orris root notes.
We will share our zero calories indulgences in our next and final wellness series and a perfect way to drift into the land of dreams.