Who makes all these?

Sweet Anthem Perfumes is the brainchild of writer, designer, and creative nerd Meredith Smith. This business all began as a shoebox under her bed in the mid-2000s, until some friends directed her to Etsy. Since 2016, the brand has moved to Portland under the helm of the talented Marisa Borrevik, who has taken over the day to day production of perfumes and operations of the shop. Meredith occasionally pokes her head in to collaborate on new developments, but is enjoying time as a mom with her tiny human.

Can I smell your perfumes in person? Do you have a shop?

You can find our perfumes at various stockists across the globe. Please say hi from us if you visit one of them!

Are your perfumes all-natural?

No, but they are vegan and organic based! We believe that perfumes are not truly perfumes without some materials composed in a lab, and that animals should never be harmed in their making. To that end, we abstain from materials derived from animal sources, do not participate in animal testing, and do not purchase materials from companies who do. We are so committed that we have earned the right to proudly display the Vegan Action Certified Logo.

And remember, our perfumes are still more organic than most.


What are your perfumes made from?

We use a mixture of media from plant matter to synthetic chemicals to create our little worlds inside these tiny vials. We strive to use wild harvested, organic, and natural materials whenever possible, but it's impossible to actually bottle... well... snow. So we have to fake it occasionally and pray to the gods we get it right. Here is a table of the base ingredients for each of our formats:

Format Ingredients
Perfume Oils Organic Fractionated Coconut Oil, Parfum
Eau de Parfums Organic Perfumer's Alcohol, Parfum
Solid Perfumes Organic Soy Wax, Organic Shea Butter, Parfum

How long do your products last on skin?

We hate to break it to you, but perfume is meant to fade. But we do our best to dilute our products at much lower rates than the rest of the mainstream industry, meaning our formats pack a smelly punch. Here is an estimated guess as to what you can expect from each (and we've been at this awhile, so you can assume our guesses are gold):

Format Carrier Dilution Wear Time
Perfume Oils Fractionated Coconut Oil 40% 6-8 hours
Eau de Parfums
Organic Perfumer's Alcohol
20% 3-4 hours
Solid Perfumes
Organic Soy Wax,
Organic Shea Butter
n/a 1-2 hours