Cherie Em’s products are intimately created and delicately blended for a beautiful sensory experience.

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Inside Cherie Em's store.
Inside the Cherie Em store, focusing on Champaca hand cream.

We manufacture artisan, botanical bath & body products, gentle face products and all natural perfumes. A story that is inspired by centuries old French perfumery & apothecary techniques and the gift of nature. Cherie Em manufactures in the leafy town of McLaren Vale, South Australia.  All products are lovingly hand made in small batches using only organic, natural and fair trade ingredients that are both sustainably and ethically sourced and cruelty free. 

We only use only 100% botanical raw materials and essences.

We are committed to creating products using only 100% botanical ingredients and minimum 90% certified organic ingredients where possible. We aim to inspire with the creative use of nature’s raw materials. All products are totally free from synthetic ingredients, fragrances, colorants, animal ingredients and phthalates, sulphates or parabens. 

Who is Cherie Em?

All products are energetically created by Cherie. Cherie is supported by an array of equally passionate staff including family, both her mother and daughter. Cherie had extensive experience hand making natural products. She has undertaken numerous studies over the last 15 years in French Perfumery techniques, Natural Perfumery, Natural Skin Care Manufacturing, Aromatherapy, Soap Making, Candle Making and more.

Cherie Foran

About Our Botanical Ingredients

Your Exquisite Skin is the veil to your beautiful shape. It wraps and protects.

At Cherie Em we understand that great skin starts with a botanical skin care regime and holistic lifestyle choices, good diet with plenty of fresh produce, exercise and keeping stress under control.

Our botanical skin care regime will leave your skin feeling soft and nourished without the use of harsh ingredients. Where possible we use organic ingredients and in all our face & body products aim for a minimum of 90% certified organic ingredients. Only natural preservatives are used and we never use sulphates, phthalates, parabens and any other nasty ingredients.

ingredients used in our range include:
  • Organic Shea Butter
    Beneficial for improving the skins elasticity and nourishing the skin. Contains high levels of Vitamin A & E and Essential Fatty Acids.
  • Organic Almond Oil
    Moisturises the skin, is non-greasy and improves skin tone and complexion.
  • Organic Apricot Kernel Oil
    Rich in essential fatty acids such as oleic acid and linoleic acid and high in Vitamin A & E. It is moisturising, nourishing and revitalising.
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
    It is very similar to the sebum occurring biologically in our own skin. It nourishes the skin and is non-comedogenic.
  • Calendula Oil
    Anti-inflammatory and great assistance in wound healing. High in carotenoids and revitalising for the skin.
  • Organic Cocoa Butter
    Rich in antioxidants, moisturising and Vitamins A,C & E.  Helps to lock in moisture and keep the skin soft and supple. Cocoa Butter has a five year shelf life.
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
  • Organic Glycerin
    Acts as a humectant and draws moisture to the skin.
  • Natural fragrances
    Our products are naturally fragranced using beautiful aromatics direct from nature.  Essential Oils, Absolutes, CO2 Extractions, Resins are extracted using the gentlest of methods. No animal products are used.
  • Plus many more botanical & organic ingredients!

About Natural Perfumery

Bottles of botanical perfume made with all natural ingredients
A range of botanical perfume samples made with all natural ingredients
'Mosiac' botanical all natural perfume, laid on petals.

Aromatic ingredients that deliver natural luxuriance.

We are passionate about reviving the lost art of  natural perfumery. Natural perfumery is an ancient practice which uses entirely botanical ingredients such as flowers, citrus, resins, woods, barks etc The subtleness of a natural perfume ensures that you do no overpower any room that you walk into.  It is akin to having your own private scent veil which is smelt by you and those who embrace you.

Natural perfumery dates back to Ancient Babylon and Egypt right up to the turn of the 20th Century. At the end of the 19th Century and the turn of the 20th Century, synthetic ingredients were introduced to perfumes. These synthetic ingredients allowed perfumes to become produced in much larger quantities than their natural counterparts. 

The use of natural ingredients in perfumery, however, is much healthier for the environment and our wellbeing.  People with allergies, who can’t have the hormone disrupting chemicals of synthetic perfumes or simply can’t tolerate the strong smells of some synthetic fragrances are so pleased to be able to wear a natural perfume that doesn’t react with them.

We use French perfumery principles in the construction of our perfumes. The French were famous for introducing different notes into perfumery. In the 1800’s famous French Perfumer, G.W. Septimus Piesse was the first to use top, middle and base notes of music as an analogy to constructing perfume.  These French Perfumery techniques are the perfect harmony of top, middle and base notes to a produce a beautifully blended fragrance.

 

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