“Nature in the City. Evanescent, unexpected and celestial like a clean spring breeze in Tokyo, or the quintessential smell of rain penetrating from the countryside.” Ethereal, Rainy Clean, Floral Fresh, Discrete though Penetrating.
Atmosphere Spring in the City, as a soft clean breeze from nature irrupting in modern men and women busy lives, ephemeral like the delicate smell after the rain. Modernity and Tradition are reunited in this conceptual, unexpected, pheromonal yet antithetical composition almost as if emanating directly from the mineral stars.
Notes A well kept secret encompassing which can best be described by the scent of rain. It draws its original and ethereal nature from Namibian Omumbungu Resin, the narcotic emanations of Hyacinth sweetened by a romantic and feminine touch of Gardenia rendered even more vibrant by the pheromonal Hyraceum hint.
Closest olfactive family Unlike any. Closest to Fresh and Floral.
Aromatherapy Calming, comforting and discretely aphrodisiac.
* Occurs naturally in essential oils ** Essential and vegetable oils and extracts *** A fossilized waste used to mark the territory of the Cape Hyrax, valorized, sustainably and ethically collected in the wild by communities in South Africa and extracted in a clean tincture.
100% natural plant ingredients and hyraceum. No synthetic fragrances. Vegetarian. All NadiaZ products are made with Virgin Vegetable Oils and GMO free. No chemical preservatives, parabens or mineral oils. Patch tested on humans. No animal testing.
NadiaZ perfumes may contain 15-150 plants which bear unique active ingredients and interact with each other in NadiaZ holistic compositions. The featured plants are a selection of some of them for you to discover. Please check the menu NadiaZ Ingredients to learn more about the brand repertoire. NadiaZ is involved in research on the specific phytotherapeutic properties of indigenous plants, however perfumes enter in the cosmetic category and not in the medicinal one, which is why legislation do not make it possible to describe those on this website or the brand documentations. Feel free to google them or check on Wikipedia to get more information, or send an email for specific questions.
Omumbungu Resin (Commiphora krauselliana): Also called Tree of the Hyena and native to the southern African region, local superstitions of the Himba people in Namibia purport is has dark magical powers when used in perfumes. It bears a watery, slightly animalistic and yet clean and almost mineral scent that can best be described by the poetical image of a moonlight ray of scent.
Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis): Only the most delicate enfleurage that can best capture the subtlety of this highly fragile scent is used. Its notes are of extreme depths, narcotic while surprisingly ethereal.
Gardenia (Gardenia grandiflora): Originating from the Far East, in India and China, the Gardenia is a vector of love and romance, feminine, intensely floral, penetrating and slightly sweet. Its fruits are used in Chinese medicine and its blossoms exploited in Japan and Korea.
African Stone (Hyraceum): A fossilized waste used to mark the territory of the Cape Hyrax, a close relative from the elephant living in large colonies in the wild in the South African plains and looking like an irresistibly cute giant rodent. This product is valorized, sustainably and ethically collected in the wild by communities providing an effective way to both generate income for the local population as well as preserve the animal and its environment. It is then extracted in a clean tincture that is rich in pheromone like substances, which powerful effect on emotions is only recently being acknowledged by modern science and researched.
Ximenia Oil (Ximenia americana): Also known as African Sour Plum and originating from the Southern Africa Savannah, this oil has a unique honey-like consistency and is extremely moisturizing. It is reputed to be antimicrobial, and stimulates the sebaceous glands, promoting optimal skin functions. It is an excellent fixative for perfumes, thus creating lasting aromas.
NadiaZ promotes artistic creativity in all its forms and particularly Tribal Art. Your perfume pack comes with beautiful and unique artpieces of Shona Stone carved in Zimbabwe in the form of Shona Perfume Spray Bottle Caps and Shona Roll-on Holders for your collection. Unless specified otherwise, NadiaZ will choose which design to send you based on our collection.
The Shona Stone Sculpture
Zimbabwe has received worldwide acclaim for its captivating stone sculpture art.
Using hand-crafted Shona stonework as part of the NadiaZ perfume range incorporates the uniqueness of man-made sculpture, creating a sense of playfulness for the collector, and bringing Perfume to the world of Art.
With each purchase, NadiaZ will provide you with a bottle of Copaiba Ritual Baby Hair Serum, that is most perfect to occasionally use to bring shine to your Shona Stone Sculptures, similarly to waxing antique furnitures does. The serum unique capacity to build a shiny protective layer and respect the stone porous nature is primordial. NadiaZ does not recommend the use of any other product on your Shona Stones as it may result to damaging their surface.