Perfume market: How perfumes became a mainstream element of the cosmetics industry
May16

Perfume market: How perfumes became a mainstream element of the cosmetics industry

Perfume market A mainstream element of the cosmetics industry, fragrances have transitioned from non-essential commodities to compulsory day-to-day personal grooming products. The fragrance market flourishes in a consumer-driven industry, dictated by fashion and beauty trends. With an estimated net worth of $41 Billion in 2016, the global fragrance market plays a key role in the luxury personal products worldwide. Part of the beauty...

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Do the perfumes have an expiration date?
May16

Do the perfumes have an expiration date?

Yes. As all other products, perfumes also have an expiration date. There are a few factors defining the expiration date of your favorite perfumes. They include the date of the perfume production (which can be traced with the help of the perfume’s batch code), the expiry date, and the period after opening. Let’s take a look at each one of them and get you prepared for your next perfume purchase: What is a batch code? Each original...

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Iris (Orris) – the sophisticated scent,that adds class to any perfume
May16

Iris (Orris) – the sophisticated scent,that adds class to any perfume

Classy and delicate, the iris is among the most often used (and most loved) perfume notes both for men’s and for women’s perfumes. Powdery and creamy, the iris perfume note is used in many iconic fragrances, the most famous of which is Chanel No. 5. The musky and sophisticated iris scent has earthy and velvety nuances. Its refined nature adds depth to men’s fragrances and femininity to women’s fragrances. Interesting facts Did you...

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Jean-Claude Ellena – one of the most successful perfumeries today
Apr08

Jean-Claude Ellena – one of the most successful perfumeries today

  Jean-Claude Ellena, one of the most successful perfumeries today, was born in 1947 in the cradle of perfumery – Grasse. With his father being a perfumer and the place where he grew up, it’s no wonder that he was enchanted by scents and perfumes from a very early age. When he was a teenager, he was an apprentice at the Antoine Chiris factory and soon after that he enrolled at the Givaudan School. Apparently, his talent exceeded...

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Sonia Constant – the senior perfumer of Givaudan, whose first word as a little girl was “flower”
Sep07

Sonia Constant – the senior perfumer of Givaudan, whose first word as a little girl was “flower”

What would you expect from a little girl whose first word was “flower”? To become a world famous perfumer, of course! That’s exactly what happened to Sonia Constant – a senior perfumer at Givaudan. When she was a little child, Sonia Constant didn’t even know there was such a profession. What she knew, though, was that she was fascinated by the flowers in her grandparents’ garden and she wanted to grow up and become an artist, a...

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