Posted on November 28, 2019

Why Your Favorite Perfume Does Not Smell The Same Anymore?

Sometimes you will wonder why some perfumes never smell the same. There are lots of perfumes in the market today that were quite successful upon its releases however after several years, it does not smell the same anymore. You may have even experienced buying your favorite perfume, used it for years and then all of…

Posted on November 23, 2019

Perfume Families, Learn How to Disguise Them

This is the largest family, characterized by the predominance of heady flower notes. They may focus on one single flower, or may be a combination of many. These perfumes are generally known to be good for general daytime wear and for summer evenings. Aldehydic family Aldehydes give perfumes a distinctly individual fragrance. Aldehydes were first…

Posted on November 22, 2019

Perfumes Notes

Just as a musician needs a good ear, a perfumer needs a good nose. Their olfactory organ must be better trained and more highly aware for their profession. They must also be imaginative and have a good understanding of chemestry. Creators of fragrance, who are known as “Noses,” are held in the highest esteem in…

Posted on November 21, 2019

Perfume Families, Learn How to Disguise Them

This is the largest family, characterized by the predominance of heady flower notes. They may focus on one single flower, or may be a combination of many. These perfumes are generally known to be good for general daytime wear and for summer evenings. Aldehydic family Aldehydes give perfumes a distinctly individual fragrance. Aldehydes were first…

Posted on November 21, 2019

Nuances of fragrances

The nuances of fragrances are many. As we have seen, fragrance is not a fixed, immutable object, but a happening that develops over time, like a musical composition. Applied to the skin, perfume opens on a crescendo of top notes, then mellows as the middle notes round out the sensory impression, staying on for hours,…

Posted on November 20, 2019

Fragrance Extraction, How does that work ?

The methods used to extract fragrant oils today are based on the ancient principles of maceration, expression and stream distillation. An “absolute” is an extract obtained by extraction with volatile solvents or by enfleurage. It is considered the purest perfume material, retaining most of the plant’s aromatic constituents. Many modern techniques stem from those of…

Posted on November 19, 2019

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 October 30, 2019

Anna Sui Perfumes

Anna Sui is an American fashion designer known for her “boho to the bone” style. Sui has been touted as one of the most celebrated figures in American fashion with the way she fuses both historical and cultural eras to inspire her unconventional collections. Her design house offers innovative clothing, shoes, eye wear, cosmetics and…