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The Festive Season is Upon Us

Last week heralded the end of a very busy period for Chandrika. With her final show ending on Sunday she was finally able to return home for some long awaited family time. Being the owner of a business Chandrika cannot truly unwind until the last posting day 21st December. Her team are now busying themselves getting out those last orders. Chandrika delights in the festive season but like for any business owner, this time of year is a juggle. Christmas shopping, festive family suppers and honoring social events need to fit alongside managing her team with logistics and their exemplary...

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Christmas with Chandrika

Christmas for Chandrika, like all other business owners, is planned months in advance.  Time during this period becomes elastic and instead of weeks, Christmas feels a second away due to all that needs to be planned.  The many Christmas shows she attends means being ultra-organised so she has to restrain herself from getting too excited.  Often exhausted by the number of shows that have taken priority, the numerous plans and preparations for home are left until the last minute.  Deciding that her family should not come off second-best, this year Chandrika has booked in a very early ‘decoration home’ day...

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A Day In The Life Of Chandrika Thomas

It is often questioned, what goes through Chandrika Thomas’ mind when one is so busy. How does she manage to operate her luxury business and raise a family synchronously? Well, a good routine has been principle to the smooth running of Chandrika Thomas London. Alongside being a distinguished brand owner, she also juggles her bustling family life, and here she tells us how she gets it all done.  “ Right now, we’re on the go, and have been been since June, from having exhibited at the Hampton Court Flower Show, to curating new oils and perfecting our blends. Lively, is...

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How To Make Your Perfume Last

It is very common for the average customer to apply their fragrance wrong. Here, learn all of Chandrika Thomas' secrets to smelling wonderful all day long. The Chandrika Thomas Rulebook to Smelling Fabulous.  Rule No1:  Make sure you apply your signature scent right after your shower. - Moisture grants scent something to grasp on to, and due to the steam from your shower, your clean pores will be ready to soak up the fragrance. However, one should never spritz whilst the skin is wet or it will just come off once you dry yourself.  Rule No2:  Take some time to...

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The Backstory of Marrakesh 

The Backstory of Marrakesh 

Chandrika’s travels are always monumental in contributing to her inspiration for her fragrances. Her sought after perfume, ‘Marrakesh’ arose from a memorable trip she went on to celebrate her friend’s 40th birthday. Being such an important milestone, the holiday destination of Marrakesh promised a world of new experiences and inspiration for Chandrika’s ever growing business. On this magical trip, nine years ago, Chandrika was unknowing to the popularity her scent Marrakesh would acquire.  This story began at the luxury hotel, Sofitel, where Chandrika was first welcomed into Marrakesh. Floating down the foyer, she felt as she were in a dream,...

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