Posts with tag: “Scent History”
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It’s all about the Absolutes

Absolutes are regarded as the purest and most aromatic form of fragrance from natural plant sources. These highly concentrated products are more fragrant than essential oils, and often portray the truest scent to the natural source....

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Ancient Aromas

Utilizing fragrance to enrich an environment or personal presence is something that has fascinated humans throughout history in various industries and circumstances. Thinking back to ancient times, one might reason that scent was solely primitive, a...

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Fragrance Composition

What is a note? We are not referring to a hand written letter or information from your office meeting! In fragrance, a “note” signifies the distinct parts of oil that can be noticed upon usage. There...

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The Art of Scent, 1889 – 2012

New York City’s Museum of Art and Design recently housed an exhibit entitled “The Art of Scent, 1889 – 2012”. This exhibit highlighted twelve groundbreaking perfumes and fifteen artists. It was the first major exhibit to...

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Using scent to sell your house

Those looking to sell their homes will have no doubt been told that spring is the best time of year to put your property on the market. Spring is when the sun is shining; flowers are...

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Explore the science of scent

Interested in the science of scent? Check out this insightful video that was put together by Creativeta. Minna Kane explores the history of perfume making and the discovery synthetic molecules used to create scents. Neil Morris,...

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Why do old books smell?

A few weeks ago we came across an interesting short video that looks at the reasons why old books smell. Musty and Moldy would be the most common ways to describe the smell of old books...

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Why is smell important?

Understanding the sense of smellUnderstanding how the sense of smell works has been heavily studied in recent years. Smell is an important sense as it can alert us to danger like gas leak, fire or rotten...

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Middle Eastern fragrances, big growth for scent industry

Middle Eastern fragrances will be the next big thing. Perfume and scent is an integral part of Arabic and Islamic culture and traditionally it was a customary practice to offer attar or fragrance to guests. This...

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BBC Four Perfume Documentary

Last year BBC 4 aired an interesting 3 part documentary series called perfume. The series examines the multi-billion-dollar global perfume industry, following the stories of perfumers, scientists and marketing gurus on their quest to win over...

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