The story of how Janna Sheehan got her start as a master of scents is undeniably unconventional. After a serendipitous meeting with Tricia Petersen, an Ojai local and renowned perfumer, Janna worked with her for two years, creating hundreds of fragrances and learning first-hand about how to blend and compose. Working as a painter and printmaker prior to that, Janna’s passions culminated … Read More
Janna Sheehan captures California in a bottle. The artisan perfumer’s new brand Ojai Wild revolves around pure botanicals sourced from her home state that are extracted for scents using a 17th-century tincture process, and blended with essential oils and absolutes. Its first four eau de colognes, Pink Peppercorn, Redwood Leaves, White Sage Leaves and Juniper Berry, have landed at the stores Shen … Read More
After three years of pining for land away from the city where she could tend to herbs and bees, Province Apothecary founder Julie Clark last month purchased an over 40-acre organic farm two hours from her brand’s Toronto spa in the 6,500-person village of Williamsford, Ontario that boasts a post office, general store and delicious pies. “My dream would be to have … Read More
There are certain products you just can’t walk past in a store without turning into the heart-eyes emoji IRL. They’re the perfect mesh leggings, designer sneakers, and luxe skin-care essentials you’ve seen in influencer’s Instagram feeds. They’re the Birkin bags of fitness fashion and the beauty realm, and you, too, must have them ASAP. And with the changing of seasons—just when your skin-care routine switches … Read More
In the Venn Diagram that is green and indie beauty, the overlap is fairly large. After all, what could be more natural than a mom-and-pop shop or oils mixed up in one’s own kitchen? But these all-natural, indie brands that we fell in love with at this year’s Indie Beauty Expo in New York City are not simple, homemade concoctions sold at regional farmers’ markets … Read More
We Love… Fragrance designer Janna Sheehan’s OJAI WILD. The launch of the line starts with four fragrances (from $12) earthy Juniper Berry, spicy Pink Peppercorn, musky Redwood Leaves and elegant White Sage Leaves.
These are the products you’ll be obsessed with in 2017 By Michelle Pellizzon Redwood Leaves Scent, Ojai Wild Ojai Wild’s booth was tucked away in a little corner of the IBE showroom floor—but the gorgeous merchandising and packaging caught my eye at the every end of my three-hour exploration. I’m glad I stopped by—the Redwood Leaves scent, which is made … Read More