How do I choose a perfume?

How to choose perfume? Polymorphism and polyphony
Today we are talking about the secrets of the" structure " of the smell, or-about the right way to distinguish high-quality perfumes. Only cheap" consumer " perfumes consist of one…

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Perfume bottles. Store or throw away?
Try today to find once popular bottles from the sets "Kremlin", "Lights of Moscow", "Red Moscow", trial bottles that seemed incalculable? These smells were familiar to many, they were not…

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How to choose perfume? Common mistake
After the tasting, we will start reviewing the most common mistakes that inexperienced perfume users make. So — what not to do when choosing and using flavored products. Porridge will…

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How do I choose a perfume? Let’s turn to the aromatic families

The perfume composition consists of a head, heart and main notes. The head note creates an initial impression of the perfume. Then the key fragrance opens — the heart note. The main note is a train that envelops its owner.

Perfume companies use their own smell classifications. Let’s look at the most popular fragrance groups.

Floral aroma
This group is the most common. Flower perfume embodies the extraordinary aroma of freshly cut flowers. This can be the smell of rose, Lily of the valley, Jasmine, lilac, Lily, peony, Mimosa, carnation, violet, Magnolia, chrysanthemum, Narcissus, etc. Continue reading

Cologne. How did Giovanni Farina create the perfume that conquered the world?

Cologne has long and firmly entered our lives, no wonder it is considered one of the best gifts for men. But by historical standards, Cologne is relatively young, it is only 300 years old.

Read By Ilon Groshev
The world of aromas has always surrounded people, and it is natural that a person wanted to give his body a pleasant smell. For a long time, aromatic oils, resins and powders were used for this purpose. When the Arabs invented the distiller, there were first attempts to create prototypes of the famous Cologne-solutions of essential oils and aromatic resins in grape alcohol. Continue reading

Amber, musk, castoreum… What are your perfumes made of? Ode to animal welfare

As already mentioned in previous articles that reveal the history and properties of perfumes, perfume fragrance consists of a certain composition, verified over the years — a mixture of natural and fragrant substances that make up its composition, a harmonious fusion of individual odors. They can be of both plant and animal origin.

While the world of fragrant substances of plant origin is very diverse: cinnamon oil, vanilla, lavender, Jasmine, rose, oak moss, all kinds of resins…, the natural substances of animal origin are only four — amber, castoreum, musk and civet. Let’s focus on each of them separately. Continue reading

How to choose perfume? Traditional way

Have you ever tried to pick up the spirits, so much so that they approached you? How’s it going?”

The abundance of perfume products in our stores, salons, on trays and counters of all types is staggering. With an involuntary nostalgia, I remember the Soviet years when there were perfumes “Red Moscow”, “Red poppy”, “Dzintars” and maybe a couple of other names. Colognes also calmed the imagination with their non-variety – “Triple”, “Chypre”, “Carnation” and the like.

Choose a smell (and do not limit yourself to anything) and use it for the rest of your life, thank God, standardization worked in Soviet times: the smell created in the long post-war years did not change until perestroika. Continue reading

Your favorite flavor. What notes and chords does it consist of?

It is no secret that the aroma of almost any perfume consists of a certain composition, verified over the years. In fact, the composition of the fragrance is a mixture of natural and fragrant substances that make up its composition, a harmonious fusion of individual odors. They can be both animal (musk and beaver stream) and vegetable (flowers, fruits, resins) origin.

The main element of the composition is the notes. But not musical,and storing a certain shade of smell. For example, a rose note or a Jasmine note. Continue reading

Best men's fragrances for summer 2018
Summer has already begun, and You have not yet acquired a fragrance? Listened to a lot of perfume, but did not choose one of the entire range? Do you want…

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Perfume bottles. Store or throw away?
Try today to find once popular bottles from the sets "Kremlin", "Lights of Moscow", "Red Moscow", trial bottles that seemed incalculable? These smells were familiar to many, they were not…

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Why is fake perfume in demand?
Why buy a fake the famous Coco Chanel spoke about what a significant role perfume plays for a person. She felt naked when she left the house without a drop…

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Perfume masterpieces of the last 25 years
Masterpieces of perfumery there are scents that are worthy of being considered legends. They do not go out of fashion, do not get bored, do not lose their relevance. In…

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