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White flowers and their infinite purity
Among the most famous white flowers, but also the most used in perfumery, we find jasmine, tuberose, orange blossom, magnolia, frangipani, neroli, gardenia, osmanthus, white rose, narcissus, white lotus or even honeysuckle, lily of the valley and lily, which are silent flowers. The most used white flower is jasmine. This flower has largely contributed to the success of the flowers of Grasse. Powerful and heady, jasmine delivers an incomparable touch of exoticism. Because it knows how to be powdery, fruity, soft and animal, jasmine is a concentrate of femininity and it is rare today to find a feminine perfume that does not contain it. Some perfumers have nevertheless tried to divert white flowers from their natural innocence. Among them, one counts Serge Lutens with Iron Virgin.Here, the nonconformist perfumer wanted to turn a thorn lily into an instrument of torture. As for Mathilde Laurent, the nose who produced Baiser Volé de Cartier, she wanted to give the lily a much less wise, much more voluptuous, sensual, even sexual aspect.
The most beautiful scents of white flowers
The list of perfumes containing white flowers is long and endless. All perfumers have at least, once in their careers, integrated a white flower into one of their perfumes. We will naturally find white flowers within floral essences as in Ange ou Démon, le Secret Édition Plume by Givenchy or Beauty by Calvin Klein, J'adore by Christian Dior or even Dahlia Divin by Givenchy. We will also find white flowers in oriental compositions, as in Flowerbomb Extrême by Viktor & Rolf, L'Extase by Nina Ricci, Belle d'Opium by Yves Saint Laurent or La vie est Belle. , Eau de toilette by Lancôme. White flowers are also part of citrus fragrances as in Les cascades de Rochas Éclat d'Agrumes (aromatic citrus),from Rochas or even Saharienne (citrus-aromatic), from Yves Saint Laurent.
Symbol of immaculate purity, white flowers are a sure bet in perfumery. They incorporate, for our greatest happiness, ultra feminine perfumes.