Orange note – conquering the hearts  with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness
May17

Orange note – conquering the hearts with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness

As one of the most often used top perfume notes (especially for floral fragrances), orange conquers the hearts of both men and women with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness. A very little known fact about oranges is that their name (contrary to popular belief) doesn’t come from their color. The word “orange” is derived from Sanskrit and means “fragrant”! Perfumers love using orange in the composition of both men and...

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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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Basil note – the favorite of the gods, stimulating your mind and senses
Aug19

Basil note – the favorite of the gods, stimulating your mind and senses

Widely used in culinary all over the world, basil is a herb that has been grown for thousands of years. In the past it was even considered sacred, as people believed it was a favorite of the gods. As for perfumery, the green and spicy basil note is very popular and widely used mainly for men’s perfumes. There are, however, some braver formulas that have incorporated this note in women’s perfumes. A member of the mint family, basil has...

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Lilac – a pure and tender fragrance, combining spring freshness and gentle femininity
May07

Lilac – a pure and tender fragrance, combining spring freshness and gentle femininity

Lilac (Syringa in Latin), is a flowering plant from the olive family that is widely spread in Europe, Asia, as well as the whole world in places with a moderate climate. Its origins are from the Balkan Peninsula and its name comes from Arab and Persian, meaning “bluish”. The plant itself is a small tree that flowers in early spring with beautiful flowers in different nuances of pink, purple, and lilac, but there are some species that...

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Cucumber – refreshing and uplifting, setting your imagination free, sending you to lush green meadows, creating dreams of happiness and freedom
May03

Cucumber – refreshing and uplifting, setting your imagination free, sending you to lush green meadows, creating dreams of happiness and freedom

The fresh and crisp cucumber scent is preferred by many perfumers as it diffuses very well, leaving behind summer garden freshness and memories of carefree days. Refreshing and uplifting, the cucumber perfume note may as well set your imagination free, sending you to lush green meadows, creating dreams of happiness and freedom. Cucumber is a widely cultivated plant that originates from India, but it is now grown worldwide. It has a...

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Cinnamon – a sweet and sensuous fragrance with innumerous applications in perfumery, cosmetics, gastronomy and healthcare
Apr23

Cinnamon – a sweet and sensuous fragrance with innumerous applications in perfumery, cosmetics, gastronomy and healthcare

The sweet and sensuous aroma of cinnamon owes its character to the exotic tree it is produced from. Its delightful scent has not been accidentally considered an aphrodisiac for thousands of years. Cinnamon is not just a perfume ingredient or a spice you can add to an apple pie or to your hot tea in winter. This oriental spice has innumerable applications not only in the perfumery, cosmetics, and gastronomy, but in the healthcare as...

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