Worried that the health crisis would wipe out his 18-year-old business, he obtained FDA approval to produce hand sanitizer.
Nearly six months later, his toiletry business is slowly rebounding and his hand sanitizing line is growing.
"There's not the urgent need that there was for hand sanitizers, but I think it's like toothpaste," Crames said of the widespread understanding that frequent hand-washing is a now part of basic hygiene. "In my judgment, this is a part of our lives going forward."
— Mark Crames of Demeter Fragrance talks about how the pandemic has changed his business. Read more in Fragrance company to expand disinfectant line at The Daily Item.
Apricot / Mango / Rice Milk shower gel from Nivea? Sure, why not. $11.50 for 300 ml at Smallflower, and also available in Watermelon / Mint / Coconut Milk and Raspberry / Blueberry / Almond Milk. (And if anyone has tried these, do comment!)
Happy Soft Spot Friday! Our community project for today: wear a perfume that you may or may not wear often, and may or may not really love, but that remains dear to you for some other reason. Thanks go to Kanuka for the suggestion!
What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project.
I am in Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aqua Motu, which I prize past its worth because it reminds me of Southern California beaches. It is making me especially wistful this morning because it is unusually chilly in my house for a mid-September day…