All about perfumes. The type of fragrance it is (chypre, citrus, etc), the perfume houses and a study of who´s who in the perfume world.
Fragrance and Fashion
The greatest and biggest fashion houses create some of the most jaw dropping designs and alluring scents. Each design house creates unique stories that unwrap some of the most interesting and complex notes known to your nose.
Join me as I review what's in store's for the season.
How Do You Distinguish A Scent? The Nose Knows!
What is the most important tool in the perfume industry? Did you know that the perfumers nose can distinguish up to 10,000 different smells? To learn more, read this weeks article How Do You Distinguish A Scent? The Nose Knows!
Signature Scents, Do You Have One?
The breeze of Summer will bring beautiful scens that make perfect Signature Scents and blends. A signature scent is a scent that captures your essence.
How would you like to find out what makes a Signature Scent so mysterious?
The Sweet Smell of Perfume- Making Your Own Blend
Purchased a perfume lately? It’s more likely than not to be a synthetic fragrance that’s masquerading as your favorite perfume.
An exception to the rule, is if your perfume contains essential oils.
What to Consider For Perfume Gift Ideas
Have you ever received a bottle of perfume only to put in the back of your shelf? If so, then you know what it's like to receive a gift that wasn't well thought out.
Read on so that you won't make the same mistake.
A Beginners Guide to Making Natural Perfumes
The use of essential oils as a natural perfumes is not a new concept but have you considered making your own scent? Discover simple methods for crafting your personal scent.
A Freshly Brewed Cup of Perfume
We all experience the aroma of a freshly brewed cup of coffee whether we drink it or not.
But what about coffee as a perfume blend? You'll experience its versatility as you read more of the article.
Absolutes, Attars and Resin .. Oh My!
In the fragrance industry we hear terms used constantly but are not quite sure of what the heck they mean. Absolutes, attars and resins are actually some of the most important ingredients in a perfume solution. They are the first stages of the process taken when making perfumes.
An Overview of Fragrance
Experiment with fragrance. Think back to certain scents that made you feel good. Define yourself or your moods with fragrance. Don´t be afraid to find scents that don´t appeal to you. Sometimes to find what you like, you also have to find what you don´t like.
Beauty Products and Their Wonderful Smell
Beauty products and their wonderful smell ... or are they? Not everyone likes a perfumed aroma coming off their beauty products, especially skin care products. So what do you do?
Blending Natural Perfumes from Essential Oils
Todays perfumes are full of synthetic ingredients. How to they stack up for you against natural perfumes.
What are the differences between natural and synthetic perfumes? Read on to find out more
Create a Perfume from Essential Oils
Creating your own perfume using pure, unadulterated essential oils is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself, your loved ones (if you plan to give as gifts) and to the environment. Luckily, perfume making is not rocket science – at least not yet for beginners!
Try your hand at making perf
Discover the World of Fragrance Combinations
Fragrance combination's make for unique perfumes, Do you have your own personal scent? Discover the categories and see where your scent preference fits in.
Do You Have An Emotional Connection With Perfume?
Did you know that the key to the emotional connection that you have with fragrance can be attributed to the scent?
Learn more as you read on ...
Essential Oils Used as Base Notes in Perfumery
Have you ever wondered why your favorite scent last as long as it does? Well, perfumes are typically made up of several layers of scents, called notes. Which note controls the longevity of your scent, Top, Middle or Base?
Essential Oils and the Perfume Industry
The interesting thing about the perfume industry is the fact that many of the unnatural, synthetic scents were developed to mimic essential oils and other natural plant scents. How will they affect you when it comes to scenting your body?
Essential Oils and Their Role In Perfumery
When you take a look at essential oils and how they are actually represented the perfume industry, it’s very easy to see why there’s an affinity towards certain scents.
What's your favorite essential oil?
Essential Oils Buying Guide
Just like any other oils and products, there are many poor quality essential oils that are sold in the market.
Essential Oils for Natural Perfumes
The next time you want to treat yourself to a luxurious perfume at the store...stop...and DON'T.
The true way to treat yourself luxuriously is to choose an essential oil for a natural perfume.
Essential Oils vs Syntheitc Perfumes
The most powerful among the five senses in your body is the sense of smell. It is the only sense that is governed by the right brain, which is actually the creative side of the brain.
Does it know the difference between natural and synthetic scents?
Facts and Fallacies about Perfumes
Have you ever wondered why we call a scent, perfume? Has the history of perfume ever peaked your interest?
Read the latest article as I discuss the Facts and Fallacies about Perfume
Finding Your Personal Fragrance after 40
You're 40, fit and fabulous but has your favorite perfume lost its' lure? Maybe it's time to try a new scent ...
Flacons - Adding Beauty to Your Blend
Flacons package the sensory experience that awaits your clients. In a market where choosing a perfume can be overwhelming, the design of the bottle can often be what gets their attention.
Do you have Flacons for your new scent blend?
Fragrance – Making It Your Own Experience
Looking for a way to have your own personalized scent blend? What are the latest trends in making it happen?
Fragrance Combinations for Mood and Personality
Are you still looking for just the right scent for your body chemistry? You could create your own but just in case you're not feeling creative, here are a few guide lines to follow.
Fragrance! Is It A Fad or Science?
Over the past decade there has been enormous research into the influence of scent on a person’s experience. The overwhelming conclusion from the academic and commercial organizations is perfectly clear: Scent Matters
Frangrance Wardrobe Ideas
Perhaps you wear just one scent. Maybe you change scents as often as some people change nail polish or shoes. Here are some suggestions for different fragrances depending on moods or seasons.
Great Scents For Cooler Weather
Whether you’re a naturalist or you’ll buy it off the shelf, there are certain scents that are great when the weather cools off.
Heating Up Summer With Lighter Scent Blends
You’ve long traded your knits and wools for cotton and linen blends. The same rule applies to your scent choices as you move into the warmer weather.
Find out what essential oils are good for warmer wea
History, Perfume and A Woman
Before the Egyptians, many believe that the first to discover perfume were the inhabitants of Atlantis.
What Queen enticed men and controlled kingsoms with her use of perfumes.
Hot Summer Scents for Your Personal Wardrobe
Have you chosen your hot summer scent for your personal wardrobe yet? Discover the aroma's of summer and their special combination's, citrus, floral and even woodsy.
What does your choice say about you?
How Do You Make the Most of Your Fragrance?
How do you make the most of your fragrance? Do you sprits and enjoy a mist or do you introduce seasonal scents into your beauty regimen? Is your choice perfume, cologne or eau de toilette?
How To Choose The Perfect Scented Gift
Looking for a scented gift but not quite sure if the recipient wears perfume? Check out the options that make excellent gift ideas.
How To Create Your Own Personal Fragrances
We all get that itch from time to time to create our on personal scent blends. You’ve stood at the perfume counter trying on different perfumes and they work for you or they don’t, smell the same or smell like your body odor needs attention.
How about making your own?
How To Develop Your Perfumes Personality
Did you know that perfumes can be a very powerful accessory? Want to learn more? ... Read On
How To Make Natural Perfume With Essential Oils
You can make a powerful impression by having a signature fragrance. It’s not only the clothes or engaging wit that can seal the deal, fragrance can complete the image that you want to project.
Journey with me to learn more.
How to Make Perfumes for Spring Season
It's Springtime, and Perfume's In the Air! With the flowers blooming, especially honeysuckle hanging over the fence, the natural beauty of scent is all around you.
But how do you bring nature's gift of scent into your own space and make it work for you? Read on to learn more ...
How To Make Solid Perfumes
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create your own solid perfume?
How to Make Your Very Own Fragrance
Who doesn’t want to smell good? The fact that the global perfume industry is worth billions today, shows you just how much we love to spray on fragrances.
Learn how to make your own scented fragrance in no time!
How to Master The Art of Perfumery
Learning from a master and becoming one is often a long road, but what an exciting journey.
I found myself in a class this week on Mastering the Art of Perfumery. Simple words were like music to my ears. I've shared some tidbits.
How to Shop for Fragrance Oils
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to shop for oils in a scent warehouse? A friend and I had the opportunity to do just that but not before we set ground rules for ourselves.
How To Shop For Perfume
Have you shopped for perfume lately? It's like walking through a maze of mist and being accosted by perfume strips. Here are a few tips to consider on your next shopping trip...
How to Use Essential Oils Increase Energy
With the fast pace of everyday life, it is not surprising that many people are starting to feel tired and lethargic towards the completion of their schedules. There are many ways that energy can be restored without depending on energy drinks and supplements. Using essential oils as perfume can ...
How to Use Essential Oils As Natural Perfumes
Natural is best when it comes to makeup and skin care products. You can never go wrong with it. It’s not only safe but also give amazing results.
Even in fragrances this can be your guide in choosing your signature scent. If you want to smell like ...
Hydrosols - A Gift From Nature?
Have you ever heard of hydrosols? They're commonly referred to as flower waters and are also known as cousins to essential oils.
Learn more about their beauty and use as you read this article.
Is Fragrance All About Sex?
Whether we like to admit it or not, when purchasing a fragrance, 9 out of 10 times, it's done with the intent of how we're going to seduce someone. Do you use perfumes to enhance your natural magnetism? Read on to find out ...
Is There Danger in Using Synthetic Fragrance?
There are many different scents in beauty care products today, however it doesn't necessarily mean that they are good for your body or your health.
Learn more about synthetic fragrance used in your beauty products and how they might possibly affect you.
Is Your Natural Scent Better Than Perfume?
If your natural scent smells like buttermilk, garlic or onions it might not be better than the smell of a given perfume. What do you naturally smell like on any given day and would a perfume blend be better?
Is Your Summer Scent Heat Resistant?
With temperatures being all over the place, is your summer scent heat resistant or do you become body with another odor?
Learn how to wear your favorite scent in the heat of the summer sun.
Issues With Too Much Perfume
Perfume, if used correctly is a wonderful thing. Sometimes people wear too much and it can have a powerful effect on certain people. Lawsuits have even been filed due to people wearing too much perfume.
Lavender & Rose, Sweet Blends For A Great Perfume
No perfume begins its journey without its base of an essential oil. Lavender and Rose are two of these oils.
What blends can you create with these luscious oils?
Learn How to Make Your Very Own Fragrance
Who doesn't want to smell good? The key is do you want to smell good with natural organic perfumes and not synthetics? Discover how to make your own natural perfume in three easy steps.
Love & Aphrodisiacs!
A deep erotic kiss, a sensual massage and sweet delights …what do they all have in common?
Magical Blends and The Power of Scent
What does magic have to do with the power of scent. Everything! If magic means to bring about change, what better way to do it than with the power of essential oils and the psychological effects it has on you.
Masculine or Feminine, What's Your Scent?
Fragrance used to be either masculine or feminine. These days you are more interested in what smells good to you and more importantly what resonates with your body chemistry. Let's see what else is going on in the world of scent.
Men and Their Sensual Smells
Did you know that women have always admired men in high positions because they used fragrances of various kinds?
There is a resurgence of scents for men and theyâ€™re responding to the â€˜newâ€™ trend. Read more ...
Men Fragrances and Their Unusual Scents
Does your man always smell as fresh and clean as you'd like? Discover how to choose the scent of Your dreams when shopping for His next scentual gift.
Natural Perfume As Part of Your Beauty Regimen
Some of you overlook the importance of perfume in improving your image.
Smelling good is just as important as moisturizing your skin. No one wants to be around someone that stinks. Learn how natural perfumes can boost your image and confidence.
Natural Perfume-What Makes a Beautiful Scent?
The question is often asked, what’s more important than a beautiful fragrance floating in the air?
The sense of smell is our first sense to evolve. When you think of fragrance, it becomes a very personal journey.
Have you ever thought about incorporating natural perfumes into your organic lifestyle?
Natural perfumes are not only a better choice for your nose, but for your skin as well.
Neroli and Sweet Orange For Exotic Body Creams
The orange tree gives us three different essetnial oils. A few drops added to an unscented body butter, cream or lotion and you will have a wonderfully fragranced body product.
Learn more about Neroli and Sweet Orange essential oils ...
Omg! The Best Essential Oils for Perfume Ever!
Playing with essential oils when making perfume can be very addictive. If you are new to this craft or shopping around for a new perfume, you can easily get overwhelmed and buy every scent that you would find appealing.
There are lots of combinations in perfume making, read on to learn more
Oud & Roses, A Winning Combination!
Has a scent ever taken you by the nose and drawn you into it’s space? Of course it has! As women we look for aroma’s that will allow us to feel sexy, mysterious and familiar.
Have you tried Oud?
Have you ever thought about perfume and how it became a part of our world? Discover the origin of perfume.
Perfume And Its History
Have you often thought of how the art and science of perfumery began? Briefly I discuss the beginning of perfumery and share a blend of some of the most precious essential oils.
Perfume and Your Sense of Smell
We often think of the sense of smell as being complex. Is it? We can distinguish smells of oranges, coffee and flowers but why is this so. In this article I've touched on a few of the reasons of why we are able to smell things as we do.
Perfume Application - 7 Spots to Avoid
Have you ever wondered why when passing some people their perfume doesn't smell as fresh as it should? Maybe they've sprayed it in the wrong place.
Discover the 7 Spots to Avoid when wearing perfume!
The basics of perfume blending begins in the world of Aromatherapy. Learn what oils fit into different categories and help you discover signature blends for your self.
Perfume Notes – A Review
You’ve heard all to often that perfumes are built on notes that are classified as top, middle and base notes. Well what does that mean to you and your nose?
Let's find out as you venture into the world of perfume and its notes.
Perfume Notes, What Does That Mean?
Perfume notes, what are they? According to wikipedia.org, perfume notes are descriptors of scents that can be sensed when you apply a perfume.
Learn how to determine what essential oil exudes which perfume notes when applied to your skin.
Perfume Oils for Winter Blends
The temperatures have cooled down, the air is crisp and the scents are bouncing off your skin with a swiftness. That’s what happens with winter perfume blends.
Imagine having a blend of sandalwood, vanilla and amber oils working together and as it hits your warm skin ...
Perfume Recipes with Sandalwood
Perfume making is easy to do; therefore perfect for the beginner. It is also a creative release for the more advanced. This set also has ideas for the man in your life.
Perfume, Cologne, Sachet's, Oh My!
Perfumes, Colognes and Sachet's make great holiday gifts. Learn the difference and consider making your own special gifts for friends and loved ones.
Perfume, How to Choose One and Use It
What are you looking for when you choose a perfume? Is it to attract attention or to be used for personal pleasure? Either way the beauty of its aroma will work in both situations.
Here are a few tips and techniques when choosing a perfume for yourself.
Perfume, Its Magic & Mystery
As a perfumer, you have the ability to control and create mood ....what scents have come into your world and created magic and mystery for you?
Perfumes - Why They Smell the Way They Do
Perfumes can come in many different types and forms. Learning about them can lead to a better understanding of prices and the amount needed for every application. While it is well known that essential oils make up the scents ...
PERFUMES .... Their Bottles & Containers
Have you ever admired the beauty of the bottle and container of your favorite scent? In this article I talk about .....
Perfumes, Their History and Use
Did you know that perfumery, magic and alchemy are all considered an art and a science?
Work environment, eating habits and medication can all affect how your scent smells. Join us and learn more ...
Perfumes-Music, What Do They Have In Common?
What are the building blocks of perfumery? Are they synthetic or natural? What methods are used to make perfumes?
Find the answers and more as your learn what makes a scent a scent/
Recipe Blends For Natural Perfume
Have you tried experimenting with your favorite essential oils and making your own perfumes or oil blends? Why not start today? Great recipes for your to try! Read on ...
Rose Oil - A Short History
The Rose flower is known and often referred to as the most perfect of flowers.
Linked to the planet Venus and the emotion of Love, no wonder it’s the “Best” selling item for Valentine Day.
Scent Blending – How does it work?
What happens when you blend tangerine, rose and sandalwood? Music to your "Nose" Find out how scent groups create scentual music for your nose.
Scent Sample Packs
If scents are your "thing", a scent sample pack is a great way to test and find what works and doesn't work for you.
If you’re a budding entrepreneur, it can also be a way of introducing your perfumes to your market
Sensual & Sultry?
60th Birthday meets a Senual & Sultry Scent Blend
Shelf Life, Toss the Old Scents!
When's the last time you tossed perfumes that you haven't worn in years? It might be time to take inventory of what's been lurking on your vanity/dresser for years
Single Note Perfumes for Brides
Planning your big day? Your Wedding Day that is. Have you considered what scent you will wear for your special occasion? A single not perfume perhaps.
Six Months of Beautiful Scents
Looking for a way to scent your self and your environment all year long? Read on as I share with you a scent for each month of the year.
Solid Perfumes as Holiday Gift Ideas
There's nothing like receiving a nice smelling perfume as a gift, especially if the person giving it knows your particular taste in scents. Solid perfumes gift giving a very easy thing to do.
Synthetic Ingredients in Modern Perfumes
Do you often sneeze when someone comes into a room wearing perfume? It could be that you're allergic to the synthetic ingredients that are found in the world of modern perfumes. Learn more about the synthetic world of perfumes.
Teas, Fruits and Fragrance
Have you ever noticed how wonderful a cup of tea or a bowl of fruit smells? Imagine being able to enjoy their aroma on your body.
Learn about new, not so new and unusual fragrance ideas that are being introduced to the perfume industry.
The Amazing Benefits of Organic Perfumes
Looking for a pure perfume that becomes one with your body chemistry? That's what happens when you work with organic perfumes. No dyes, no animal testing, just the natural essence of your body and your choice of scent.
The Art & Science of Natural Perfume
An emerging trend that provides an alternative to the commercially available scents in the market is natural perfumery. Looking for a product that will scent but not dry your skin? Read More ...
The Art and Science of Scent and Smell
Whether you consider the making of perfume to be an art or a science, it is truly used as an aphrodisiac.
Did you know that one of the most intriguing areas of scent research delves into how an aroma can trigger the emotional and sexual reactions in humans?
The Art and Science of Wearing Perfume
What's the purpose of wearing perfume? What do you in mind when you spritz or dab a drop or two behind your ear? Find out how it's done and why ...
The Beauty & Benefits of Sandalwood
The Church uses it for Mass. The perfume industry uses it in blends for men and women. What is it?
Read more to find out what we're talking about.
The Beauty of Fragrance
Did you know that some people can't smell anything? They never experience the beauty of fragrance. Share my world as I introduce you to three of my favorite fragrances.
The Business of Fragrance
You've read so many times that the beauty industry is recession proof and that women will always find a way to purchase something that makes them smell good and add a little color to their face
Let's see what the market has to offer.
The Fragrance Industry's New Smell Goods
It's that time of the year when everything is blooming. Pollen, flowers, even love is blooming and smelling like sweetness in the air.
New perfume blends are making their way into the fragrance industry serving up beautiful aromas and celebrity backings.
The Fragrance Makers
Our sense of smell is precious. Not only does it affect every facet of our lives, it enables us to enjoy fragrance. Hoping to excite and bring pleasure to our sense of smell are 4 new scents that are about to launch.
The Fragrance Review
Have you ever had a personal scent created for yourself or waited in anticipation of a new scent arrival? Find out how and who ...
The History of Perfume
Americans spend over $5 billion each year on perfume products, and people worldwide spend a whopping $25.5 billion.
Americans must really want to smell good! But where did this product called Perfume come from? Who's credited with being the first perfume maker?
The Honeysuckle and The Rose
Yes it's that time of year when the beauty of the honeysuckle and the rose present us with their unique and beautiful aromas. Have you ever worn this combination of oils?
The Lure and Mystique of Frankincense and Myrrh
You've heard the story of Frankincense and Myrrh being presented as gifts to the Christ at birth. But, have you ever wondered about Frankincense and Myrrh and how they're used in the perfume industry?
The Mystery of Perfume
Perfumes have often been referred to as seductive and intoxicating and used to cast spells.
But is this what you experience when you smell those scent strips in the magazines?
Here's what I found!
The Perfumer as the Artist
The art of perfumery ... have you ever tried to create music with the scent of perfume?
I once read that in order to make a great perfume, it takes four to five hundred ingredients and one perfumer.
The Power of Perfume
We are all sensitive to smell and nothing beats a pleasant scent to instantly perk up your mood than a great smelling perfume.
Learn the power of perfumes and what a scent can add to your life
The Pure Pleasure Of Scent
The Scent or the Brand, which do you buy?
A good fragrance is the key to the success of a scented product. The fragrance makes using the product a great experience.
What does your scent say about you?
The Scented Beauty of the Lily
Have you ever walked through a garden of Lilies and smelled the beauty of their aroma? It can be the most tantalizing smell you've ever experienced. Learn more about the Lily and how she produces sweet smells for you.
Tuberose, The Sensual Oil
When it’s real, it never looses it’s scent. Have you been taken down memory lane with a scent you forgot you had?
Turning Blossoms, Leaves and Roots Into Perfumes
Did you know that the most useful and least expensive form of perfume is made from essential oils?
Working with perfumes in their natural form without cutting them with alcohol, will yield the most pure and sensual of blends.
Using Fragrance as an Attraction Tool
Every woman wants to feel loved and admired. There are certain essential oils that will emit an aroma from your body that will be so intoxicating that you can't help get noticed.
Sensual, seductive, vibrant or vivacious, what message do you want to convey?
Want To Make A Natural Perfume?
There is a little bit of an artistic element to blending a perfume, to make sure that you are combining scents that will go well together. Don't be scared by the idea of making your own perfume, because it's actually easier than you think. Learn more and find out how ...
Wedding Day Fragrances
Looking for a fragrance for your wedding day? Here is an article that might help you with a little decision making. Your fragrance on that special day is just as important as anything else!
What Is Perfume?
What is perfume? Is it the essence of a fragrant blend or the mixture of scented oils. Alluring, sensitive and provocative ... that's one way to describe a perfume.
Learn more about perfumes, how to wear them and test for personal use.
What Is Perfume?
Have you ever asked yourself What is perfume and how do you wear it? Easy enough but just incase you don't want to do the research, I've done some of it for you
What Makes A Fine Fragrance, A Fine Fragrance?
What makes a fine fragrance a fine fragrance?
It’s been said that the fine fragrance segment of the perfume industry is like a cat with nine lives, it always lands on its feet.
What Makes Perfume, Perfume?
Have you ever asked yourself, what makes perfume, perfume? Is it natural or is it synthetic?
Read on as we scratch the surface and learn of some of the ingredients that make up your favorite perfume.
What Role Does Fragrance Play in Cosmetics?
This smells so good! Is the scent of a product the reason to purchase it? Read on and find out why scents are the driving force behind product purchases.
What to Look For When Purchasing Perfume
We leave our safe secure environment to go shopping for a new perfume and what do we find, over zealous sales people that want to introduce us to their latest promotion of the day. SOoooooooo
What To Look For In Fragrances for Men
Have you every smelled the scent of a man? It plays an integral part on how we perceive him. Does his aroma intoxicate you or turn you off. Read about the blends that make him smell So, So Good!
What’s the Difference in Oil vs Alcohol Perfume?
There are several types of carrier agents for perfumes. The most commonly used today are alcohol and oil. Is there a preference among perfume wearers? Learn the difference in the two and why you might choose both.
Why Do You Wear Perfume?
Do you wear perfume to attract people, to cover body odor or to seduce? Have you ever really asked yourself, why you buy and wear perfumes?
Why Should Fragrance Be On Your Vanity?
Have you ever asked yourself why fragrance should be part of your everyday life? When you buy fragrances your vanity becomes the home of your new fragrance world? Who are you in your expression of scent?
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