Aqua dos Açores

Aqua dos Açores is a research perfumery brand founded in and inspired by the Azorean Islands, in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean. The mix of nature and sustainability sets this young brand apart and makes it unique .

The collection was born as an olfactory travel diary. A sensorial tale of one of the most beautiful places in the world. Its fragrances are characterized by the high concentration of natural raw materials and essential oils sourced from plants growing in the archipelago.

The fragrances are produced responsibly protecting the environment and are paraben, silicone, and petroleum free, plus vegan and cruelty-free. The concept of use and reuse is a priority for the brand and it includes recyclable glass and completely biodegradable and recyclable packaging,

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Workers are paid a living wage; no child labour or human trafficking is involved in the production of the collection; the factory is compliant with all local environmental regulations.

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No parabens, sulfates, petroleum, mineral oil, phthalates, micro-plastics or synthetic fragrances are used in any of the products in this collection.

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The materials in this collection are free from AZO dyes and phthalates.

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The products and constituent ingredients in this collection are not tested on animals.

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This collection is entirely made in the designer’s studio and/or by an artisan collective of fewer than 10 people.

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The products in this collection are made with at least 50% recycled or upcycled materials.

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Alternative materials/ingredients have been used where an animal product would normally be used.

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This collection has been produced on a small scale, with environmentally sensitive production methods; the constituent materials have been sourced sustainably, and conserve biodiversity.

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All packaging in this collection is recyclable, recycled and free from petroleum based plastics.