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A NEW BEGINNING

When this brand first began, I was making it mainly for myself, family and friends. I named it Trimaran Botanicals at the time, after the main road in my neighbourhood out of sentimental convenience. A mere short, few months have passed. It humbles me that I now get orders from people I have never met from cities and countries I

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ON SOULMATES…

There is so much fuss on finding a life partner. (In America, there’s even a multi-billion dollar industry that is misnamed as a “rite of passage” – aka weddings). Though we have come a long way in understanding and exploring the topic of relationships and relationship formats, I have found that in all circles – monogamous and otherwise – that

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The Gift of Mercury Retrograde

Of all the planetary aspects, it is perhaps Mercury Retrograde that everyone loves to fear and hate. How can we resist, when the havoc-wreaking planet presents the illusion of slowing and moving backwards? Emails aren’t sent, deadlines missed, blog posts spontaneously disappearing while it is being written (my computer crashed 6x while writing this), vehicles breaking down, flights canceled, loving

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BOTANICAL SPOTLIGHT: ROSE

Nothing comes close to the warmth, the richness, and the sheer romance of the rose. There are 250+ species and many thousands more of hybrids of rose. Rose damascena and Rosa centifolia are the two most common varietals for extraction into what we know as rose absolute and rose otto. In Bulgaria and Turkey, among the fine, artisanal farmers and

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WHY CEREMONIAL SKINCARE?

I feel that nowadays even though we have the internet on our phones – I mean we can’t even leave our house or go the washroom without our phones – we like to think we are connected. But I’m not so sure if we are – I think we have been afforded convenience to the point that instant gratification is

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SPIRITUAL READS FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Working shamanically with clients who are seeking balance in their skin and in their heart-of-hearts, the most common request I get is a recommended reading list. I am reluctant to share a top 5 or 10 – it seems too definitive, elitist even – but having reflected on my own path and which written pieces have served as a beacon

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A NEW BEGINNING

When this brand first began, I was making it mainly for myself, family and friends. I named it Trimaran Botanicals at the time, after the main road in my neighbourhood out of sentimental convenience. A mere short, few months have passed. It humbles me that I now get orders from people I have never met from cities and countries I

Read More »

ON SOULMATES…

There is so much fuss on finding a life partner. (In America, there’s even a multi-billion dollar industry that is misnamed as a “rite of passage” – aka weddings). Though we have come a long way in understanding and exploring the topic of relationships and relationship formats, I have found that in all circles – monogamous and otherwise – that

Read More »

The Gift of Mercury Retrograde

Of all the planetary aspects, it is perhaps Mercury Retrograde that everyone loves to fear and hate. How can we resist, when the havoc-wreaking planet presents the illusion of slowing and moving backwards? Emails aren’t sent, deadlines missed, blog posts spontaneously disappearing while it is being written (my computer crashed 6x while writing this), vehicles breaking down, flights canceled, loving

Read More »

BOTANICAL SPOTLIGHT: ROSE

Nothing comes close to the warmth, the richness, and the sheer romance of the rose. There are 250+ species and many thousands more of hybrids of rose. Rose damascena and Rosa centifolia are the two most common varietals for extraction into what we know as rose absolute and rose otto. In Bulgaria and Turkey, among the fine, artisanal farmers and

Read More »

WHY CEREMONIAL SKINCARE?

I feel that nowadays even though we have the internet on our phones – I mean we can’t even leave our house or go the washroom without our phones – we like to think we are connected. But I’m not so sure if we are – I think we have been afforded convenience to the point that instant gratification is

Read More »

SPIRITUAL READS FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Working shamanically with clients who are seeking balance in their skin and in their heart-of-hearts, the most common request I get is a recommended reading list. I am reluctant to share a top 5 or 10 – it seems too definitive, elitist even – but having reflected on my own path and which written pieces have served as a beacon

Read More »