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Gilchrist & Soames® Adds Second Thymes Fragrance To Amenities Line-Up, Thymes Naia

Indianapolis, November 11, 2012 - Gilchrist & Soames today announced it will add a second Thymes fragrance to its amenities lineup, Thymes Naia. The Thymes Naia Collection offers a full range of bath and necessity products designed to provide an aromatic experience evoking the clarity and sense of rejuvenation that comes from time spent in nature.

“We are pleased to be embarking on another collection with Thymes and continuing our already flourishing partnership,” said Tim Kersley, senior vice president of Gilchrist & Soames. “The existing Eucalyptus Collection is extremely popular among our hotel partners, and we look forward to introducing the Naia fragrance as an innovative alternative, created by the same brand our partners already respect and embrace.”

Thymes is the leading fragrance brand in the U.S. specialty market and focuses on luxury boutiques for its retail distribution. Thymes Naia is a well-loved, unisex scent and one of the company’s leading retail fragrances. A fresh blend of tart yuzu, quenching lychee and tangy lemon pulp, the light citrus combination shines through clean watery notes of water lily, dewy cyclamen and shimmering bamboo leaves. Fresh-cut herbs add a bright green note, while Hinoki wood and sheer musk forge a warm, affirming finish.

The four Thymes Naia liquid products—Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash and Body Lotion—are available in a 45 ml (1.5 fl oz) size and packaged in readily recyclable PET. The collection also features two gentle, vegetable-based aloe soaps. The soaps, available in 1 oz (28g) and 1.5 oz (43g), are low-weight to reduce waste. To round out the collection, Thymes Naia offers a full range of necessity products including a shower cap, vanity kit, pre-thread sewing kit, shoe mitt, dental kit, shave kit and bath salts.

The Thymes Naia Collection contains no DMDM hydantoin, parabens, phthalates, petrol-derived ingredients, mineral oil, urea, DEA, TEA or propylene glycol. Thymes and Gilchrist & Soames embrace cruelty-free development and manufacturing practices. The products are meticulously tested for safety and effectiveness, but never tested on animals.

For more information or to request samples, contact Doug Gross at +1 317-781-5836 or

About Thymes 
What began as a line of soaps and bath salts inspired by a love of art and nature has grown over the course of almost 30 years to become Thymes, the leading fragrance brand in the U.S. specialty market. Made with essential oils and naturally derived ingredients, the artistically designed products pioneered an entirely new category of botanically-based bath and body products. While the company—and category—have grown since then, Thymes’ mission remains the same: Create beautifully fragranced, gorgeously detailed products formulated with the best possible ingredients to enrich the mind and body, addressing your needs and complementing your life. For more information, visit 

About Gilchrist & Soames 
Gilchrist & Soames is a leading provider of cosmetic-grade toiletry collections for world-class hotels, exclusive resorts, and distinguished spas, inns, and bed and breakfasts. Specializing in servicing the luxury hotel market, Gilchrist & Soames’ products can be found in discerning properties throughout the world. The Gilchrist & Soames global headquarters and manufacturing facility is in Indianapolis, Ind., with a European sales and distribution office in Peterborough, London, England. For more information, visit


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