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
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
Speaking of “elite perfumes”, many people mean something expensive and luxurious. Indeed, the elite class includes perfumes of the highest quality. The word “elite” itself comes from the French “elite”, which means “best”. Often perfume manufacturers abuse this word to increase sales of their products, which have nothing to do with really luxury perfumes. Then what is the difference between a truly elite perfume?
First of all, it is the high quality of the components used. When creating elite perfumes, preference is given to natural raw materials, so that the fragrance becomes rich, voluminous, multi-faceted and shimmers with different shades as it unfolds, which does not happen with fake perfumes. Continue reading