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…

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How to choose your perfume?
Perfume, whether perfume or eau de toilette, is the greatest invention of mankind. What can repel or arouse desire, delight or shock, make a ride in an Elevator a torture…

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How to choose your perfume?
Perfume, whether perfume or eau de toilette, is the greatest invention of mankind. What can repel or arouse desire, delight or shock, make a ride in an Elevator a torture…

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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Perfumery. How did she conquer the world?

The word “perfume” comes from the French “parfumerie”, formed in turn from the Latin” per fumium “— literally translated” through smoke”, that is, Smoking, burning incense. And this is no coincidence, because the history of perfumery stretches back to the times of Ancient Egypt.

Spirits, in the modern sense as they are, certainly did not exist in Ancient Egypt. But, despite this, incense played a huge role in this largest ancient civilization. They were used in religious ceremonies.

The Romans also gave aromas healing properties and used them in medicine. They were the first to use glass vessels for storing balms and perfumes — vials and ampoules.

The fall of the Roman Empire, the invasion of barbarians and endless wars temporarily suspended the development of perfumes in the Western world. In the Arab countries, this art was actively developed. The Arabs traded in flower spices and invented distillation. Continue reading

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

Spirits by zodiac sign
Astrologers believe that stars influence not only our character and mood, but also the perfume we choose. In their opinion, a properly selected fragrance makes a person energetically stronger. Ivanovny…

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How do I choose a perfume? Let's turn to appearance
"There is no harder work than trying to look beautiful from eight in the morning to midnight.» Brigitte Bardot Beauty always attracts looks, even if sometimes not admiring, but envious…

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Rules for storing perfumes
Box for the oven as you know, perfumes, perfumes and eau de toilette have an expiration date. However, many people continue to use perfumes after this period. Is this correct?…

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How to choose perfume? Equality and flavor
Another "popular" way to choose spirits is to "sniff" your friend. "Oh, how lovely!"- and immediately begins a trip to the store to buy. For the most part, such purchases…

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