Posted on February 20, 2020

1920’s perfume bottles

The 1920’s brought a new era to perfumes. After World War I, many American Soldiers brought perfumes back to the states from Paris, and greatly increased the perfume market. The perfume industry expanded rapidly, and many new perfume companies emerged. Many fashion designers entered the perfume industry. Most of these designers knew very little about…

Posted on February 20, 2020

Perfume bottles in ancient times

 Perfumes have been a very important part of culture since ancient times. Not only were the perfumes valuable, but so were the containers that held them. The oldest known perfume bottles came from the Ancient Egyptians. They used containers made of stone and alabaster which kept the perfume cool, and did not leak the precious…

Posted on February 19, 2020

1940’s perfume bottles

World War II caused a decrease in new perfume creations, as well as a decline in the quality of perfume presentations. After the war, the perfume industry was re-established, and many new perfumers emerged. Christian Dior and Nina Ricci both released works of art. “Miss Dior” by Christian Dior was presented in an elegant clear…

Posted on February 19, 2020

Fruits, leaves, roots fragrance

Vanilla Vanilla was discovered in Mexico, and used as a spice for food. The aroma of vanilla is present in the vast majority of all fine fragrances today, although it is often synthetic. Patchouli Patchouli is a unique perfume ingredient used in about half of all men’s fragrances. It has the strongest aroma in the…

Posted on February 19, 2020

Animal ingredients in perfume

Animal extracts are always used in minute concentrations because of their overpowering odor. When they are diluted to the right proportion, they give a glorious effect. They give the scent a richness and warmth that only an animal note can give. They are chemically very close to our own sexual aromas. Animal extracts are an…

Posted on February 19, 2020

Types of perfumes

Perfume The most concentrated form of fragrance oil (and the most expensive), perfume is the strongest and longest-lasting of fragrance forms and may contain several hundred ingredients. It contains 20 to 50 percent perfume compound. Eau de parfum An alcoholic perfume solution containing 10 to 15 percent of perfume compound. Eau de toilette (cologne) Cologne…

Posted on February 18, 2020

Perfume In Europe, History & Infos

Perfume enjoyed huge success during the seventeenth century. Perfumed gloves became popular in France and in 1656, the guild of glove and perfume-makers was established. Perfume came into its own when Louis XV came to the throne in the 18th century. His court was called “le cour parfumee”, “the perfumed court”. Madame de Pompadour ordered…

Posted on February 18, 2020

Turn of the Century perfume

At the turn of the century, perfume was a single-flower fragrance. Rose, violet, lilac, and lily of the valley were in high demand. Floral bouquet scents were introduced toward the end of the first decade as compounds were found to aid in binding fragrances together. Later, abstract fragrances which had no relation to the single…

Posted on February 18, 2020

Perfume In Ancient Life

The word perfume comes from the Latin phrase, “per” meaning “through” and “fumus” meaning smoke.” The French later gave the name parfum to the pleasant smells that drift through the air from burning incense. There are few periods of history that have not been influenced by perfume. The history of perfume is often intertwined with…

Posted on February 18, 2020

Davines Haircare Products

An Italian business person David Bollati conceived March 12 1966 General Manager and CEO of Davines Family Group Companies and (comfort zone). His primary motivating element in the business is the enthusiasm he has for economical magnificence, a blend of innovation and appreciation for the environment that is turning into the new mantra for the…