Essense Parfumerie

Essense Parfumerie

Old-World Artisanal Parfumerie featuring 550+ perfume and essential oils. Lake Winnipesaukee, NH area.


Essense LOVES to hear from happy customers, past and present:

"Do you still sell sage oil? Yours is the best and I’m almost out!"

Yes, Sally from Marshfield, Essense still sells Sage oil! 💚🥰💚


Holiday Orders Must Be In By December 20th, for on-time shipments!


Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend to ALL...

Essense LOVES Elizabeth's Farmhouse!


Essense LOVES customers that send e-notes and cards, regarding their "Essense Experience!" Thanks P & T, for sharing the love! 🥰💓🥰

"Thank you for a wonderful unforgettable experience. Your knowledge, stories, and humor was the highlight of our trip. It was a truly authentic experience. This stimulates the senses, and invigorated the both of us."

~P & T from Boston, MA.


el Día de los Mu***os...


Essense Parfumerie at Rock Ridge Farm, is open by appointment, through the holidays!


This week, Essense shipped Tunisian O***m Perfume blends to Staten Island; Rain blends to Florida; Rose to Florida; Rain to Missouri; Rain to North Carolina; and Patchouli to Rhode Island.

Essense Perfumes travel across the nation! 🥰

Larry McCray - "Arkansas" - Official Music Video 09/08/2023

Essense LOVES Larry McCray!

Best Blues Guitarist Alive Today! (IMO) 😎

Don't miss this incredible artist playing in Plymouth on October 1st!

Larry McCray - "Arkansas" - Official Music Video BLUES WITHOUT YOU AVAILABLE NOWStream the album now at releases lead single “Arkansas,” a charging ode to McCray’s childhood in ...


Today, August 26th, is the last Essense "walk-in hours" day for this 2023 summer season. Open until 6 pm...

Next weekend is the final Labor Day Weekend for my 32nd Essense season, but Essense will be closed to the public on Saturday, September 2nd, for a private party.

For 32 years with me (3rd owner), and 20+ years previous, Essense lives on!

Essense Parfumerie will be open for appointments and small gatherings, until the end of December.

Email, text, or call, for appointments... or


The most popular fragrance note with Essense customers this week, has been "White Tea."

A gentle bouquet of tea notes with hints of floral blossoms, this was this week's #1 pick for custom-blends. 🌿🌾💐🎋


Essense is closed until August 12th, for family vacation.

Essense will reopen on August 12th for Saturday walk-in hours, and for appointment requests.

Enjoy summer, everybody! 😎

Scientifically Proven Side Effects A Man Gets When Using Cologne - Grunge 07/23/2023

"And if there's one thing we know about colognes, it's that 'sixty percent of the time, they work every time.' "

Scientifically Proven Side Effects A Man Gets When Using Cologne - Grunge Colognes aren't magical in themselves, but under the right circumstances, a person can use them to magical effect.


Essense LOVES Inspire Cafe!


On Saturday, July 8th, Essense is CLOSED for a private party.

See you next Saturday!


Happy 78th to Debbie Harry!

Essense LOVES Debbie Harry! 😍🖤🤩

Happy 78th Birthday Debbie Harry, born Angela Trimble on this day in 1945


Essense LOVES bikers!

These bikers smell awfully good! 🥰

Happy Bike Week!

Stay safe, everybody!

Scientists discover ancient Roman perfume recipe 06/09/2023

Have you ever wondered what ancient Rome smelled like?

Scientists discover ancient Roman perfume recipe Have you ever wondered what ancient Rome smelled like? Scientists made a fascinating discovery that brings us closer to answering that question.


Memorial Day 2021 at the docks, Meredith Bay...


This weekend begins my 32nd season with Essense of Martha's Vineyard and Essense Parfumerie.

Essense has been around for over 50 years, since the days of Woodstock, NY.

Essense has endured 5 location changes and 3 owner operator "perfumers."

Wishing ALL a safe, cognizant, and happy holiday weekend...


Back in the day...


Winnipesaukee Hippee™ was today's most popular fragrance with customers from Somerset, NN and Berwick, ME.

Along with scents: Tunisian Patchouli; Oud Wood; Oud To***co; Bergamot; and Woodstock™.

Essense LOVES the New England ladies who love the woods. These gals were loads of fun! 😆

They saw a segment about Essense Parfumerie on WMUR's TV program "NH Chronicle," and they've wanted to schedule a trip to Essense ever since! 🤗


The scent is incredible!
Essense @ Rock Ridge Farm...


Happy Mother's Day to ALL kinds of mothers, in all of their exquisite varieties...


Rose Perfume in 6 different varieties, heading to a long-time Essense customer in Florida!

Essense LOVES rose! 💞💞💞

Who else does?


Once in awhile, an Essense customer writes an extra sweet note of appreciation.

I received such a note today, and I'm so appreciative of the love:

"Thank you so much, Tamsan! I appreciate you and all the joy you bring to the world."


Happy Easter to ALL! 💜💛💜


Jonathan Moulton: Our Controversial Founding Father
Tuesday, April 11, 2023-7:00 PM
Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main St., New Hampton

General Jonathan Moulton was an indentured servant who became the richest man in his home town of Hampton. Legends surround Moulton involving the Indian Wars, a shipwreck, his first and second wives, a pact with the devil, fires, and the location of his dead body. From Captain in the NH Militia to British loyalist to Revolutionary General and public servant, who was the real Jonathan Moulton? Why did some people seem to hate him? Why did his barns burn down four times? Was this controversial person a scoundrel or a hero?

Our presenter, Bob Smith, Weirs Times Contributing Writer, NHHS long time member and currently Director At Large, will examine Moulton's life from his birth to his death(1726-1787).

Please join us. Our programs are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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Essense House-Blend Signature Scent shipping out to one of the most talented vocalists on the East Coast.

Can't tell folks who it is...but you know who you are!

Thank you for wearing an "Essense Signature Scent" for a quarter century! 🤩

Ben E King - Supernatural Thing (Live in London) 03/25/2023

Essense LOVES "Supernatural Thing(s)," how about you?

After all, Essense perfumes are super natural...

Ben E King - Supernatural Thing (Live in London) Hear The Man Sing!Ben E. King in fine voice with his super-funky comeback hit at the Hammersmith Odeon, April 1975. Part of the 1975 Atlantic soul package to...


Re-order of Signature Scent inspired by the customer's favorite "Angel Violet," created in 2005 by Thierry Mugler, with help from Carlos Santana. Shipping to NC in time for Spring.

"Angel Violet" features a delicious blend of sweet scents and floral notes. This scent combines earthy violet leaf notes with the soothing qualities of hyacinth. The sweet notes of sugar and violet are juxtaposed perfectly by the woodsy notes of the original "Angel" perfume. Perfect for Spring, this enchanting women's scent delivers an air of mystery.

This scent is difficult to find commercially these days, but Essense can make it for you...

Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter #23 1977 03/16/2023

Blueberry Letter 22, one of the more recent Essense trade marked perfumes was inspired by the song "Strawberry Letter 23," by The Brothers Johnson. This song, plus the fact that it took me 22 years to perfect this blend, which I consider my own "Signature Scent."

Strawberry Letter 23 is a love song, written in response to, and for, a girlfriend that had mailed 22 strawberry scented love letters.

"Red Magic Satin playing, near too ~ Rainbows and Waterfalls Run Thru My Mind ~ West Purple Shower Bells and Tea ~ Blue Flowers Echo From Cherry Clouds ~ Feel Sunshine Sparkle Pink and Blue ~ With Velvet Roses Diggin' Freedom Flight."

Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter #23 1977 This is the story of the song; Why is it called Strawberry Letter 23 not 22? Strawberry Letter 23 was originally a song by Shuggie Otis. (


Rain™ perfume and shower gels heading to FL.

Rain™ has been the best-selling Essense perfume for over 50 years...


Heading south to SC, a custom-blended Essense perfume featuring a mellow, earthy Teak Wood base note; and a bright, happy Tangerine top note.


Purple Hayz™ has been an Essense top-selling perfume oil since 1994! Created during the middle of the Edgartown days, 1983-2001.

Classic Patchouli common in the 1960's and 1970's combined with Sandalwoods, Spicy Frankincense, and Ambers comprise the base notes. Heart, or middle, notes of many "purple" things: mixed Violets; various Lilacs: and mixed Lavenders. Top notes include Bergamot, the scent recognized in Earl Grey Tea.

This gentle, smooth "incense-like" fragrance is an anthem to the 1970's childhood and music. It's 1st original, trade-marked perfume I created for Essense.

Purple Hayz™ is as counter-culture now, as it was back then, but more sophisticated and less overt. Let's say it "matured?"

Available only at Essense...


Blast from the past! 💜💜💜

Customer from the earliest "Body Scents" days of Woodstock, NY has ordered Purple Hayz; Winnipesaukee Hippee; Patchouli Flower; and Woodstock perfume oils...

The perfumes are heading to Dominica, is an island country in the Caribbean, geographically situated as part of the Windward Islands chain in the Lesser Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea.

Essense perfumes travel the entire world!


Wishing ALL a Happy Valentine's Day!


Refreshing, uplifting custom perfumes and matching body lotions going out this week, via mail-order.

Scented with: Earl Grey Tea, Cucumber, and Thyme Tea...


The new "Waffles Collection" on its way to my beautiful daughter, in honor of her beloved Pittie-Pie named Waffles.

Waffles inspired this honey-sweet, maple-amber, light-silky fragrance because she was the sweetest, most loving, most gentle, and most huggable, adorable Pittie-Pie to run the pastures at Rock Ridge Farm...


Happy New Year To All!

Mahalia Jackson - Joy to the World (Vinyl, 1962) 12/26/2022

Joy To The World!

Essense LOVES Mahalia Jackson! (Vinyl, 1962)

Mahalia Jackson - Joy to the World (Vinyl, 1962) Here’s where I buy silver & precious metals to hedge against inflation:– SAVE OUR ECONOMY! To buy an LP in the old days, you ...

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