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Cappuccino in perfumery

Cappuccino in perfumery

Cappuccino, the famous coffee drink Cappuccino is a very famous drink today. Originally, it was inspired by the Viennese cafes of Austria from the 16th century. The existence of cappuccinos, on the other hand, is more contemporary and dates back to the post-war period, in the 1950s. More specifically, it is a preparation based on traditional coffee, topped with milk foam. creamy and sweet. Today, the success of cappuccino is such that specialists even dress their cups of coffee with an artistic effect and designs directly created in the milk froth. When made by a professional, cappuccino must be precise....

Marshmallow in perfumery

Marshmallow in perfumery

The infinite sweetness of the marshmallowMarshmallow is the confectionery that delicately lulls our childhood. Created in 1972 by Haribo, the marshmallow candy Chamallows revolutionized the world of gluttony. With its pastel and lively colors, the marshmallow has become the best friend of children, but also of adults! Marshmallow has a sweet, sweet smell. It also has vanilla and slightly powdery characteristics. Very sweet and rather addictive, marshmallows can be used wonderfully in gourmet fragrances. It offers roundness, softness, and also an infinite softness. Whether in candle, shower gel, eau de toilette or perfume, the marshmallow inevitably takes us back to...

Rum in perfumery

Rum in perfumery

Discovered during the colonial conquests at the end of the 15th century, rum was initially the drink of sailors and slaves. Until the end of the 19th century, before the modernization of the distillation processes, rum was considered to be the drink of the poor classes Rum has a very particular history and remains the common point of the Caribbean islands and countries from South America. Fermentation is a key step in the making of rum. Indeed, according to its type of distillation and the years of aging, rum offers a diversity of aromatic profiles. It thus takes on a...

Sugar in perfumery

Sugar in perfumery

Gluttony in a bottle Because smell is inseparable from taste, perfumers one day decided to tackle sweets… Red fruits, vanilla, praline, marshmallow, caramel, liquorice, chocolate or even cotton candy! When it comes to sweets, you should know that anything goes. It is Thierry Mugler who is the precursor of gourmet perfumes. Thanks to Angel, released in 1992, Thierry Mugler innovates and opens the way to gourmet perfumes. In 2014, Thierry Mugler introduced Angel, Eau Sucrée, a fragrance that sold out in no time. Yes, sugar attracts our sense of smell, even if it hides harmoniously in our bottles. In addition,...

Mangosteen in perfumery

Mangosteen in perfumery

Mangosteen, a typical Thai fruit Mangosteen comes from a flowering plant. Its tropical tree is widespread in the Malay archipelagos, Indonesia and Thailand. Famous in Southeast Asia, the mangosteen is a small fruit that has nevertheless been introduced to other parts of the world such as India, Sri Lanka, Puerto Rico, Florida or South America. Spherical in shape, and 6 to 8 cm in diameter, it has a dark purple hue and is highly sought after for its excellent white flesh, very similar in appearance to that of lychee. In addition, in addition to its taste properties, mangosteen is also...

Popcorn in perfumery

Popcorn in perfumery

Why do we eat popcorn at the movies? Popcorn is a very old invention that was already consumed in 3600 BC in Mexico. The story goes that a rich farmer discovered it on a sunny day. He would have dried his surplus corn in the open air. It was then that he heard a popping sound. After tasting these processed corn kernels, he decided to make it his business. Later, popcorn consumption is said to have increased thanks to the American confectioner Charles Cretors, inventor of the first traveling popcorn steamer in Chicago in 1890.So why do we eat popcorn...

Caramel in perfumery

Caramel in perfumery

The origins of caramel A sugar that has lost its water of crystallization is called caramel. This effect is obtained by cooking and caramel is a candy that can be tasted just as liquid, hard or tender. The word caramel in itself is borrowed from the Spanish or Portuguese caramelo but also from the Latin cannamella which means sugar cane. This product is considered to be one of the first sugar-based candies in history. Its origin dates back to the 14th century in the region of Brittany. This is where the first salted butter caramels were made. The caramel recipe...

Bitter almond in perfumery

Bitter almond in perfumery

The almond or the fruit of fertility from the Greek world If the almond tree and its fruit almond appeared only 16 th century France, the Greeks, as often recognized in this tree, its nuts and the famous almond milk, a sacred existence linked to Fertility. Conversely, Christians have consecrated the almond as the fruit of Mary's virginity… However, whatever beliefs may be, the almond has been a fruit that has been appreciated for millennia. Despite centuries of existence of the almond tree, the essential oil of bitter almond, which comes from plum or apricot kernels, has only recently been...

Chocolate in perfumery

Chocolate in perfumery

The note of chocolate and Angel by Thierry Mugler Chocolate, or rather the cocoa bean, has been known since the conquest of South America in the 16th century. He also said to himself that it was Christopher Columbus who brought back the first cocoa beans by throwing them from his ship because he thought that the gift offered by the Amerindians was goat droppings! Ah ... Since Christopher Columbus, we have learned a lot about the taste richness of these pretty cocoa beans and chocolate remains a delicacy appreciated by all, or almost. However, until Thierry Mugler, no one had...

Honey in perfumery

Honey in perfumery

Honey, a warm and sweet note Honey is widely used in perfumery. It brings softness to floral scents and a more animal touch to oriental scents. The notes of honey are warm, sweet, fruity, nourishing and sunny. Honey also provides herbaceous, gourmet fragrances or fragrances similar to that of tobacco. Always generous, honey knows how to offer its tenacious and natural notes to the compositions. A great alchemist of nature, the bee is the emblem of the Guerlain house, which incorporates it in many perfumes, such as in Aqua Allegoria (Flora nymphéa), a floral for women. Here, the honey is...

Hot milk in perfumery

Hot milk in perfumery

Gourmet perfumes like the echo of childhood memories Impossible not to have noticed it: the big trend in feminine perfumery of the last decade is of course the big comeback of sweet, fruity and above all gourmet perfumes! The very first to have attempted this return to childhood is of course Thierry Mugler with Angel in 1992. The success was overwhelming, the perfume is still so cult even more than 15 years later! And of course many other creators have rushed into the breach of gluttony, the scents of our childhood, candy-like sugars, chocolate and of course notes of hot...

What does praline smell like?

What does praline smell like?

The praline, a more than gourmet note We discover the praline mainly in gourmet and feminine perfumes. The latter has, at present, a huge success since we see that out of 10 perfumes sold, 6 are gourmet perfumes. The notes from the praline make the mouth water. The praline note offers a fragrance that oscillates between toasted sugar, almond, and hazelnut. These are smells that are immediately sympathetic. The fragrances of the praline note instinctively remind us of the sweets of our childhood. The praline, like the other notes from the confectionery, then acts as an “olfactory comforter.” In addition, the praline...