Posts with tag: “Scent History”
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Scent of An Ancient Queen

Imagine being transported back through time 3,500 years ago to Egypt during a time where women ruled, with leaders Nefertari, Nefertiti, Hatschepsut, and the notorious well-known Cleopatra VII ruling as female pharaohs. It was certainly a...

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What Makes up a Fragrance? Scent DNA

As you might know, your first impression doesn’t always tell the whole story. What you smell is not always indicative of the full scope of the fragrance, as fragrances are nuanced compositions of many ingredients. A...

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Queen of Flowers

Perhaps no flower is more well-known and recognized than rose, as it continues to be an expression of love, a symbol of devotion, and an illustration of femininity. From its rich hues and graceful appearance to...

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Scents and Spices

Warm, sensuous, mysterious, exotic sultry; these are all words often used to describe spicy fragrances. There’s definitely a certain je-ne-sais-quoi that exudes from a spicy scent, they’re often alluring and expressive. Spicy notes are part of...

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Calming Essential Oils

While the restorative properties of essential oils for both fragrant and medicinal purposes were first recognized during ancient Egyptian civilization, it was only during the 1900s when French chemist René-Maurice Gattefossé coined the term “aromatherapy” as...

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Le Grand Musee du Parfum

Our sense of smell is one of the most important ways in which we connect with the world around us, it is the sense most closely linked with memory and is also highly emotive with fragrances...

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Sandalwood – Liquid Gold

One of the most luscious, alluring scents belongs to the widely acclaimed Sandalwood. It is an anciently revered fragrance, particularly in Eastern culture, but has circulated more recently through the West in perfumery. Its uniquely warm...

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Innovation in Fragrance

With the personal connection, memories and bonds formed through our sense of smell it is no wonder that fragrance is an emotionally driven and often romanticized industry. But behind the histories, feelings and stories told by...

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Rare Corpse Flower to bloom at New York Botanical Garden

When one thinks of a flower, images of beauty and sweet aromas come to mind. A blushing bouquet, fresh garden or whimsical meadow provide some of the sweetest daydreams and scent experiences.  There is one flower...

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The Wood of Gods

One of the most desirable and rare raw ingredients found in perfumery is agarwood, popularly referred to as oud or oudh. The indescribably deep, woody, balsamic scent of oud comes from the immune defense of the...

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