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Ingredient Spotlight: Lemon

Our beard goods are crafted from all-natural ingredients, with scent compositions inspired by the seasons and built upon the tenants of natural perfumery. In this series, we shine the spotlight on the ingredients that make Dragonsea beard oils, balms and waxes so intoxicating. Botanical Name: Citrus limon Origin: Italy Process: Cold Pressed Essential Oil Plant Part: Peels Note: Top Aroma: Intense, lemon-fresh aroma with a zesty, tangy/tart top note. While the exact origin of the lemon is a mystery, it is though to have originated in Assam, and lemon remains dating back over 2000 years have been found in the Roman Forum. The lemon is itself a hybrid of one of the original citrus fruits, the citron, and the sour...

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Ingredient Spotlight: White Grapefruit

Our beard goods are crafted from all-natural ingredients, with scent compositions inspired by the seasons and built upon the tenants of natural perfumery. In this series, we shine the spotlight on the ingredients that make Dragonsea beard oils, balms and waxes so intoxicating. Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi Origin: USA Process: Expressed Essential Oil Plant Part: Peels Note: Top Note Aroma: Fresh, light, citrusy, sweet, slightly bitter aroma with a rather pithy note in the drydown; somewhat similar to that of Bitter Orange and has the least sweetness of our three Grapefruit oils. While a great many of the oils we use in our products are ancient and natural in origin, when you come right down to it, grapefruit is almost...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Dark Patchouli

Our beard goods are crafted from all-natural ingredients, with scent compositions inspired by the seasons and built upon the tenants of natural perfumery. In this series, we shine the spotlight on the ingredients that make Dragonsea beard oils, balms and waxes so intoxicating. Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin Origin: Indonesia Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil Plant Part: Leaves Note: Base, Fixative Aroma: Extremely rich, deep, earthy, sweet-herbaceous, somewhat spicy aroma, with ethereal, floral-sweet and wine-like top notes and a mellow, woody-balsamic body note. There are few scents in perfumery more polarizing than patchouli. After all, two of its most notable heydays in history involve attracting hippies and repelling insects. Native to Malaysia, and now grown in similarly hot and damp climates,...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Champaca

Our beard goods are crafted from all-natural ingredients, with scent compositions inspired by the seasons and built upon the tenants of natural perfumery. In this series, we shine the spotlight on the ingredients that make Dragonsea beard oils, balms and waxes so intoxicating. Botanical Name: Michelia champaca Origin: India Process: CO2 Select Extract Plant Part: Flowers Note: Middle Aroma: Rich, velvety, suave, vanilla-sweet floral with warm, dense, peach/apricot-like notes and spicy tea- and hay-like undertones; the rich, sweet floral and tea/hay notes remain in the long drydown. There is a special magic to flowers of the magnolia species, of which Champaca is one of over 200, and part of a genus that is at least 20 million years old, arriving...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Pink Peppercorn

Our beard goods are crafted from all-natural ingredients, with scent compositions inspired by the seasons and built upon the tenants of natural perfumery. In this series, we shine the spotlight on the ingredients that make Dragonsea beard oils, balms and waxes so intoxicating. Botanical Name: Schinus molle Origin: Peru Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil Plant Part: Fruits Note: Middle Aroma: Fresh, very intense, diffusive, dry, warm, sweet-spicy aroma with a faint floral note, a dry woody, slightly smoky undertone, and back notes resembling Angelica and Juniper. Black peppercorns and pink peppercorns, despite their common surname, have nothing in common with each other, short both technically being drupes, and their appearance in a greyscale photo. Originally from India, but now much...

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