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    Sugandhikar - Perfumery Basics

    Basics to Perfume Layering

    Basics to Perfume Layering
    Perfume layering. Scent mixing. Fragrance Cocktailing. Whatever you may call it, the art of mixing two or more scents together. Perfume layering is a wonderful way to create a signature scent by combining two different perfumes. 

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    Olfactory Pyramid

    Olfactory Pyramid
    Notes in perfumery are descriptors of scents that can be sensed upon the application of a perfume. Notes are separated into three classes; top/head notes, middle/heart notes, and base notes; which denote groups of scents that can be sensed with respect to the time after the application of a perfume.

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    Natural Fragrances vs. Synthetic Fragrances

    Natural Fragrances vs. Synthetic Fragrances
    While natural fragrances are usually much safer than synthetic ones, the science isn’t always so clear-cut when it comes to the perfume industry and the beauty industry. For starters, there are plenty of compounds that straddle the line between natural and artificial. Fully synthetic fragrance compounds are mostly derived from petrochemicals. But some compounds are synthesized by modifying the structure of naturally occurring chemicals for fragrance material. 

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    Aromatic Sources

    Aromatic Sources

    Aromatics sources: Since ancient times, fragrant plants of all types have been utilized as sources for both essential oils and aromatic mixtures. Even today, they represent the largest resource for fragrant compounds used in perfumery. Perfumes are made of natural materials as well as synthetic. Natural materials can be of plant, animal, and mineral origin while synthetic materials are used to recreate smells that cannot be extracted from natural sources or as sources of new, original odors. Thousands and thousands of materials are used in perfume manufacturing. Here are some of them:

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    What are the Dilution Classes?

    What are the Dilution Classes?

    Dilution classes:

    Shopping for new perfume can be overwhelming with all of the scents available. Not only are there countless scents available, there are also different fragrance concentrations. Underneath the name of the perfume on a bottle will normally be the fragrance concentration. A fragrance concentration refers to the strength that a fragrance has. Perfumes with a higher fragrance concentration contain more perfume oils and less alcohol. Fragrance concentrations are broken into categories including attars, parfum, eau de parum (EDP), eau de toilette (EDT), eau de cologne (EDC), and eau Fraiche.

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    What are Fragrances Families?

    What are Fragrances Families?

    Olfactive families

    Olfactory families are groups in which perfumes can be broadly classified based on the most prominent note in its olfactory pyramid. The grouping of perfumes can never be completely objective or definitive. Many fragrances contain aspects of different families. Even a perfume designated as "single flower" will have subtle undertones of other aromatics. There are hardly any true unitary-scent perfumes consisting of a single aromatic material. The family classification is a starting point to describe a perfume but does not fully characterize it.

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