A Perfumers Journal

  • Fragrance Focus: Mimosa

      Friday, March 8th, was International Women's Day. Celebrated every year throughout the world, this holiday recognizes the social and political struggles that women have faced for centuries.   In Italy,...

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  • The Romance of the Rose

      The Rose is perhaps one of the most celebrated flowers in perfumery, and also in love.As we head towards the end of January and look forward to celebrating love...

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  • Ingredient Focus: Amber

      In perfumery, amber has nothing to do with the yellow-brown resin gemstone which bears the same name and doesn’t have any scent but is a reference to ambergris.               ...

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  • Ingredient Focus : Lavender

      Of all the fragrance notes, lavender is probably most famous for its relaxing aromatic qualities. An ancient natural remedy, lavender is part of the mint family, native to the...

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  • Ingredient Focus: Violets

      Violet flowers have a soft, tender aura, a bit similar to iris, and smell powdery and romantic. Aroma compounds present in violets known as ionones play a central role...

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