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Davana in perfumery

Davana in perfumery

La davana, a very fruity fragrance The davana plant evokes ripe fruit, with an added sweet smell. Davana thus offers the compositions a very fruity, velvety fragrance but also a woody fragrance. This fruity, syrupy and powerful note allows it to integrate many fragrances, both feminine and masculine. There is a lot of davana accompanied by floral bouquets. This is the case for Idole d'Armani, by Armani. Here, the davana is positioned as a top note, accompanied by orange and ginger. Jasmine and rose offer a very flowery heart. The woody base (patchouli, vetiver) warms the fragrance. Idole d'Armani is...

Red fruits in perfumery

Red fruits in perfumery

Just like fashion or decoration, perfumery varies according to trends, according to the seasons and to the demands of consumers. Nevertheless, products remain constant and certain raw materials are considered favorites. As such, the fruits have been crunching to the full for many years. Trésor de Lancôme is the precursor, infusing this new trend since the 90s. Also, among the most adored products of the fairer sex, red fruits are prominent. What are red fruits? We call red fruits a whole set of berries, drupes and false fruits. The latter are characterized by their color evolving from pink to dark...

Melon in perfumery

Melon in perfumery

Melon, a new olfactory richness The melon brings to the perfume, a fruity, sweet flavor as well as an aquatic tone. It is used in both men's and women's perfumes. The melon notes are very often associated with other fruits such as peach, which reinforces the sweetness, or like blackcurrant which brings rather a bitter and deep aspect. The melon is part of great perfumes, although in some of them we do not suspect its presence! This is the case for the perfume Champs-Élysées by Guerlain. Here, melon is part of the top notes with peach, anise and violet. This...

Nectarine in perfumery

Nectarine in perfumery

The properties of nectarineNectarine is a fruit rich in water, since it contains 88%. In addition to being refreshing, nectarine is an excellent diuretic. Nectarine is also rich in antioxidants, vitamin A and vitamin C (5.4 mg of vitamin C per 100 mg). Nectarine stimulates our immune system, while protecting it from free radicals. It is also a real asset for our heart. This is because nectarine helps regulate blood pressure and prevents bad cholesterol from setting in. Finally, you should know that nectarine is an important source of fiber.The use of nectarine in perfumeryThe nectarine has a very pleasant,...

Watermelon fragrance

Watermelon fragrance

The advantages of the smell of watermelonWatermelon has very few calories and also little sugar. This is why this makes it one of the best slimming allies for those who want to lose weight. Indeed, thanks to its high water content, watermelon helps in the elimination of the kidneys, as well as to dislodge the orange peel. Watermelon is a fruit rich in antioxidants, which protects us from free radicals and strengthens our immune system. In addition, watermelon contains lycopene which helps our body to fight against tired cells. Watermelon also contains vitamins, mainly A, B6, C as well as...

Osmanthus in perfumery

Osmanthus in perfumery

Osmanthus, hints of the rising sun Osmanthus is really very rich in fragrances. Its notes are smooth, velvety, dense, and give a texture similar to a peach skin. The creators of perfumes have an inexhaustible olfactory palette. Osmanthus presents sweet, honeyed, sweet, tangy, juicy fragrances, but also floral, animal with leathery facets… An incredible personality! Osmanthus has won its letters of nobility thanks to the perfume 1000 by Jean Patou, renowned for being a daring perfumer. In this floral chypre, osmanthus is positioned as a heart note where it is judiciously associated with violet, rose and jasmine. With the chypre...

Plum in perfumery

Plum in perfumery

Plum, a delicious scent The scent of plum is used in both male and female perfumery. Plum offers velvety, sweet, gourmet fragrances with floral and syrupy facets. Plum belongs to the fruity olfactory family and it will be found mainly in the top note. As in the Repetto perfume for women by Repetto. The plum top note brings its very fruity fragrance to the heart of the fragrance which is made up of orange blossom, cherry blossom, almond and rose. The trail is rather woody, thanks in particular to patchouli. Result, a fragrance that expresses an intense femininity. Depending on...

Apple in perfumery

Apple in perfumery

The forbidden fruit is a source of inspirationSymbol of the forbidden fruit which goes back to the beginning, the apple is a real source of inspiration for the creators of perfumes. The latter are inspired by the fragrances of yesterday to bring them a more voluptuous and more carnal side. Fruity notes have always been part of the components of perfumes, however it was the citrus that was used the most at the beginning of the century. It is since the 90s that perfumers have tried new fruits such as melon, peach, apple or lychee. We then think of the...

Pineapple in perfumery

Pineapple in perfumery

The origin and benefits of pineapplePineapple belongs to the bromeliad family and is a herbaceous plant that can reach 1 m to 1.50 m. It has long lanceolate leaves from 50 cm to 1.80 m, sometimes toothed or sometimes smooth. The flowering of the pineapple is characterized by the appearance of a crown of short leaves surmounting a set of blue flowers at the end of its stems. The whole then gives way to many conical fruits that we know well. Today, there are many varieties of pineapple, the flesh of which is more or less juicy, sometimes rather white...

Raspberry in perfumery

Raspberry in perfumery

The sweet pleasure of raspberriesRaspberry is the fruit of the raspberry tree, a shrub which itself belongs to the Rosaceae family. This fruit can be cultivated as well as it can be grown in the wild. Its name, meanwhile, was mentioned as early as the 12th century. The raspberry is a fruit forming a small scraper of about forty tiny carpels. Each of them is filled with juicy pulp, and its outer side is covered with microscopic hairs. Thus, the raspberry is a fruit which acquires a velvety aspect. Ovoid and conical in shape, raspberries have a sweet flavor accompanied,...

Fig in perfumery

Fig in perfumery

The ancestral story of the figThe fig is considered to be one of the oldest domesticated fruits. Indeed, a discovery dating from 2006 demonstrated the cultivation of this fruit through human intervention and the creation of cuttings in Palestine a long time ago. In addition, the traces of the figs found date back to 9400 BC. What is more, the fig is also a fruit with many symbols. In this case, if the Christian tradition recognizes the Adam's apple as the fruit of the tree of knowledge, good and evil, the Jewish tradition, for its part, embodies this by the...

Rhubarb in perfumery

Rhubarb in perfumery

The origins, culture and virtues of rhubarbRhubarb is a perennial herbaceous plant of the polygonaceae family. This one is particularly appreciated by gardeners for its robust temperament. Indeed, rhubarb is a vigorous plant which nevertheless prefers temperate regions. This has large petiolate leaves about 50 cm long, roughly triangular and embossed. What is more, note that these leaves are edible. They are born on short rhizomes of green and reddish color, measuring approximately 50 cm in length and 3 to 7 cm in width. Rhubarb is a plant that has been known since ancient times and whose traces go back...