Civet

December 30, 2017 Laurent 0

Civet, castoreum, hyrax, ambergris, and honey are all animalic notes that titillate our most profound animal nature. Repulsive at first, these scents can become aphrodisiac Read More

Lily of the Valley

May 7, 2017 Laurent 0

 Lily of the Valley. There is always a wild side to an innocent face, and your cute white bells hide a poisonous nature. You are celebrated Read More

The Fresh

November 12, 2016 Laurent 0

This article is the fourth in our discovery of the fragrance families, according to the classification of Michael Edwards illustrated on the Fragrance Wheel. After the Florals, Read More

Oriental spices

The Orientals

October 15, 2016 Laurent 0

The Orientals. This article is second in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, as introduced to you in my post “The Florals“. Read More

Organic Indian myrrh, also called there bdellium or guggul

Myrrha’s Tears

October 7, 2016 Laurent 0

Inconsolable Myrrha. Your life should have been bright and happy, as a Goddess you were. Was it a spell of the malevolent Aphrodite or your tormented Read More

3D landscape with green grass and a blue sky with a retro effect

Radiant Aldehydes

September 25, 2016 Laurent 0

Radiant Aldehydes. Your presence in a fragrance is like bottling the sun in the flask. You illuminate the other essences from your bright energy and make Read More

Mysterious Iso E Super

August 21, 2016 Remy 0

Iso E Super, or 7-acetyl, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydro-1,1,6,7-tetramethyl naphthalene for you chemists out there, is a widely used aroma chemical patented by the International Fragrances and Flavors. Although Read More