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    • Cosmetic packaging

    • The term cosmetic packaging is used for cosmetic containers (primary packaging) and secondary packaging of cosmetic products. Cosmetic products are substances intended for human cleansing, beautifying and promoting an enhanced appearance without altering the body's structure or functions. Cosmetic packaging is standar ... Read »


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    • ISO 22715

    • The ISO 22715 standard provides guidelines for manufacturers in the best practices for cosmetic packaging and labelling of all cosmetic products. This standard applies to products that fall under the category of cosmetics that are sold or given away as free samples. ISO 22715 was initially published in April 2006. ... Read »


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    • Perfume

    • Perfume (UK /ˈpɜːr.fjuːm/ US /pərˈfjuːm/; French: parfum) is a mixture of fragrant essential oils or aroma compounds, fixatives and solvents - used to give the human body, animals, food, objects, and living-spaces "a pleasant scent". Ancient texts and archaeological excavations show the use of per ... Read »


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    • Absolute (perfumery)

    • Used in perfumery and aromatherapy, absolutes are similar to essential oils. They are concentrated, highly aromatic, oily mixtures extracted from plants. Whereas essential oils can typically be produced through steam distillation, absolutes require the use of solvent extraction techniques or more traditionally, through ... Read »


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    • Aftershave

    • "After shave" is a liquid product applied to skin after shaving. It contains an antiseptic agent such as denatured alcohol, stearate citrate or witch hazel to prevent infection of cuts, as well as to act as an astringent to reduce skin irritation. Menthol is used in some varieties as well to numb damaged skin, and it i ... Read »


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    • Alabastron

    • An alabastron (from Greek ἀλάβαστρον; plural: alabastra or alabastrons) is a small type of pottery or glass vessel used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated around the 11th century BC in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaste ... Read »


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    • Aromachologist

    • An Aromachologist is a person who practices aromachology, which is a method of using smells or essential oils to create, either in isolation or through blending in formulations, essential oils that have behavioral, physical and emotional benefits. Smell is the least studied of the senses, but aromachology is being used ... Read »


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    • Aromachology

    • Aromachology is the study of the influence of odors on human behavior and to examine the relationship between feelings and emotions such as relaxation, exhilaration, sensuality, happiness and well-being brought about by odors stimulating the olfactory pathways in the brain and, in particular, the limbic system. Differe ... Read »


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    • The Art and Olfaction Awards

    • The Art and Olfaction Awards

      The Art and Olfaction Awards are a non-profit award mechanism designed to celebrate excellence in international artisan, experimental and independent perfumery through a yearly blind-judged competition. The organization states the following as its mission: "Awarded to just four perfumes and one experimental proje ... Read »


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    • Basenotes

    • Basenotes

      Basenotes is a United Kingdom-based online fragrance resource which includes a fragrance database, message boards and editorial. The site was launched in August 2000 by Grant Osborne as an information site for men's fragrance and grooming. In 2004, the site expanded to include feminine fragrances. The Basenotes Fr ... Read »


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    • Chypre

    • Chypre (pronounced: [ʃipʁ] or [ʃipχ]) is the name of a family (or concept) of perfumes that are characterised by an accord composed of citrus top-notes, a middle centered on cistus labdanum, and a mossy-animalic base-note derived from oak moss and musk. Chypre perfumes fall into numerous classes accordin ... Read »


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    • Concrete (perfumery)

    • Concrete, in perfumery, is a semi-solid mass obtained by solvent extraction of fresh plant material. Concretes are produced mainly from flowers (rose, jasmine, tuberose, jonquil, ylang-ylang, mimosa, boronia, etc.), but also from other plant materials (lavender, lavandin, geranium, clary sage, violet leaves, oak m ... Read »


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    • Eau de Cologne

    • Eau de Cologne (French: [o d(ə) kɔlɔɲ]; German: Kölnisch Wasser [ˈkœlnɪʃ ˈvasɐ]; meaning “Cologne Water”), or simply cologne, is a perfume originating from Cologne, Germany. Originally mixed by Italian-born Johann Maria Farina in 1709, it has since come to be a generic term ... Read »


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    • Eau de toilette

    • Eau de toilette (French: [o d(ə) twalɛt]) or toilet water is a lightly scented cologne used as a skin freshener. It is also referred to as "aromatic waters" and has a high alcohol content. It is usually applied directly to the skin after bathing or shaving. It was originally composed of alcohol and various vol ... Read »


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    • Enfleurage

    • Enfleurage is a process that uses odorless fats that are solid at room temperature to capture the fragrant compounds exuded by plants. The process can be "cold" enfleurage or "hot" enfleurage. There are two types of processes: In both instances, once the fat is saturated with fragrance, it is then called the "enf ... Read »


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    • Falanja

    • Falanja (فلنجه) is a red seed (perhaps the seed of cubeb) used in the making of perfumes. It was used to make perfumes by women in the court of Jahangir. ... Read »


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    • Flanker (perfume)

    • In perfumery, a flanker refers to newly created perfume that shares some attributes of an already existing perfume. These attributes may be the name, packaging or notes of the existing fragrance. ... Read »


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    • Fougère


    • Fragrance extraction

    • Fragrance extraction refers to the extraction of aromatic compounds from raw materials, using methods such as distillation, solvent extraction, expression, or enfleurage. The results of the extracts are either essential oils, absolutes, concretes, or butters, depending on the amount of waxes in the extracted product. ... Read »


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    • FiFi Awards

    • The FiFi Awards are an annual event sponsored by The Fragrance Foundation which honor the fragrance industry's creative achievements and is the most prominent and prestigious celebratory event of the fragrance industry. These awards have been held annually in New York City since 1973 and are attended by around 1,000 me ... Read »


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    • The Fragrance Foundation

    • The Fragrance Foundation is the non-profit, educational arm of the international fragrance industry. Elizabeth Musmanno is the president of the Fragrance Foundation and Jill Belasco is chair of the Fragrance Foundation. In January 2014, Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the speaker at inaugural program Fragra ... Read »


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    • Fragrance Museum

    • Fragrance Museum

      The Farina Fragrance Museum is situated across from Cologne City Hall, and near the famous Wallraf-Richartz-Museum in the Obenmarspforten in Innenstadt, Cologne. Founded in 1709, John Maria Farina opposite the Jülichs Place is the eldest fragrance factory still standing and houses the registered office since 1723. ... Read »


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    • Fragrance wheel

    • The Fragrance Wheel is a fragrance classification chart first developed in 1983 by Michael Edwards, a consultant in the fragrance industry. The wheel is a method for perfume classification which he first designed after being inspired by a fragrance seminar by Firmenich, and seeks to show the relationships between each ... Read »


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    • Fragrances of the World

    • Fragrances of the World

      Fragrances of the World is the largest independent guide to fragrance classification. First published in 1984 by Michael Edwards in Sydney, Australia, the guide was originally named The Fragrance Manual before becoming Fragrances of the World in 2000. It has since been printed annually in a bilingual English-French e ... Read »


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    • Gourmand (fragrance)

    • A gourmand fragrance is a perfume which consists primarily of synthetic edible (gourmand) notes such as honey, chocolate, vanilla or candy. These top and middle notes may be blended with non-edible basenotes such as patchouli or musk. They have been described as olfactory desserts. They are also called foodie fragrance ... Read »


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    • Gum anima

    • Gum anima, or anima, in pharmacy, is a kind of gum or resin, of which there are two kinds, western and eastern. The first flows from an incision in a tree around Central America, called Courbati; it is transparent, and of a color similar to frankincense. The eastern gum anima is distinguished into three kinds: the fir ... Read »


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    • Headspace technology

    • Headspace technology is a technique developed in the 1980s to elucidate the odor compounds present in the air surrounding various objects. Usually the objects of interest are odoriferous objects such as plants, flowers and foods. Similar techniques are also used to analyze the interesting scents of locations and enviro ... Read »


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    • History of perfume

    • The word perfume is used today to describe scented mixtures and is derived from the Latin word, "per fumus," meaning through smoke. The word Perfumery refers to the art of making perfumes. Perfume was further refined by the Romans, the Persians and the Arabs. Although perfume and perfumery also existed in East Asia, mu ... Read »


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    • Musk

    • Musk is a class of aromatic substances commonly used as base notes in perfumery. They include glandular secretions from animals such as the musk deer, numerous plants emitting similar fragrances, and artificial substances with similar odors.Musk was a name originally given to a substance with a penetrating odor obtaine ... Read »


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    • Note (perfumery)

    • Notes in perfumery are descriptors of scents that can be sensed upon the application of a perfume. Notes are separated into three classes; top/head notes, middle/heart notes, and base notes; which denote groups of scents which can be sensed with respect to the time after the application of a perfume. These notes are cr ... Read »


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    • Odor detection threshold

    • The odor detection threshold is the lowest concentration of a certain odor compound that is perceivable by the human sense of smell. The threshold of a chemical compound is determined in part by its shape, polarity, partial charges, and molecular mass. The olfactory mechanisms responsible for a compound's different det ... Read »


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    • Osmothèque


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    • Pomander

    • A pomander, from French pomme d'ambre, i.e. apple of amber, is a ball made of perfumes, such as ambergris (whence the name), musk, or Civet. The pomander was worn or carried in a vase, also known by the same name, as a protection against infection in times of pestilence or merely as a useful article to modify bad smell ... Read »


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    • Potpourri

    • Potpourri /ˌpoʊ pʊˈriː/ is a mixture of dried, naturally fragrant plant material, used to provide a gentle natural scent inside buildings, most commonly in residential settings. It is usually placed in a decorative (often wooden) bowl, or tied in small sachet made from sheer fabric. Potpourri is used in ... Read »


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    • Resinoid (perfumery)

    • Resinoids are extracts of resinous plant exudates (balsams, oleo gum resins, and natural oleoresins). Resinous plant exudates (balsams, oleo gum resins, and natural oleoresins) and animal secretions (ambergris, castoreum, musk, and civet) are extracted with solvents such as methanol, ethanol, toluene, or acetone. ... Read »


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    • Jacques Rouché


    • Sachet

    • A sachet /ˈsæʃeɪ/ is a small cloth scented bag filled with herbs, potpourri, or aromatic ingredients. A sachet is also a small porous bag or packet containing a material intended to interact with its atmosphere; for example, desiccants are usually packed in sachets which are then placed in larger packages. ... Read »


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    • Scented water

    • Scented water, odoriferous water or sweet water, is a water with a sweet aromatic smell. It is made of flowers or herbs and is the precursor of the modern day perfume. Scented waters are also used in making other products such as pomanders and body care products. Some of the flowers and herbs used to make scented ... Read »


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    • Scentography

    • Scentography is the technique of creating and storing odor by artificially recreating a smell using chemical and electronic means. DigiScents Inc was among the more recent pioneers of the technology, developing DigiScent (later iSmell) in 1999 as a device that would plug into a computer's USB port and generate scents ... Read »


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    • Sillage

    • Sillage is the French word for "wake", as in the trail left by a boat in water. It may refer to: ... Read »


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    • Solid perfume

    • Solid perfumes or cream perfumes are perfumes in solid state rather than the liquid mix of alcohol (ethanol) and water used in eau de parfum, eau de toilette, eau de cologne, etc. Normally the substance that gives the cream its base comes from a type of wax that is initially melted. Once melted, a scent or several scen ... Read »


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    • Unguent

    • An unguent is a soothing preparation spread on wounds, burns, rashes, abrasions or other topical injuries (i.e. damage to the skin). It is similar to an ointment, though typically an unguent is less viscous and more oily. It is usually delivered as a semi-solid paste spread on the skin and is often oily to suspend the ... Read »


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    • World Perfume

    • World Perfume is a perfume company based in Dallas, Texas. The president of the company, Johnny Whitworth, was once a distributor for Scentura. World Perfume distributors buy perfume from headquarters and recruit salesmen with newspaper ads. Door-to-door salespeople are paid based on their sales commission, with no sal ... Read »


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