The Sweet Truth About Bitter Orange

Did you know? Orange Flower Water, Neroli, Orange Flower Blossom Oil and Petitgrain are all distillations from the bitter orange (Citrus aurantium). Neroli essential oil is the byproduct of steam [...]

Happy Mother’s Day from Kahina

I am feeling doubly blessed this Mother’s Day on my return this week from a trip to Morocco with my daughter Grace.  In celebration of Grace’s graduation from college, we journeyed [...]

Morocco’s tradition of gifting

The holiday season is almost upon us and our attention turns to securing the perfect gifts for friends and family. In Morocco, the gifting ritual is important all year long. We sit down with our [...]

Nine Years of Giving Beauty

  The concept of Giving Beauty, a cornerstone of the Kahina brand, begins by providing economic opportunity for the Berber women who do the labor intensive work of extracting the oils at the [...]

36 Hours in Essaouira

To celebrate the launch of our ESSAOUIRA Perfume Oil, we’re publishing Katharine’s quick travel guide to Essaouira, Morocco, the breezy port town that inspired the scent of the Body [...]