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  1. MIA Review: Eternity Eau de Parfum for Men by Calvin Klein (2019)

    This is a review for a perfume not yet in the Basenotes Directory. I will move the review to the directory and hide this blog entry once the perfume is added to the database.


    Calvin Klein seems to be having trouble with where to go next concerning some of its largest and best-selling lines. Eternity for Men (1989) was a watershed release that not only rekindled interest in the fougŤre genre beyond the tired barbershop varieties and the overbearing musky powerhouses ...
    Here and Now
  2. Fregrence Formulation


    I am new in this field as i am learning to understand perfumery as a hobby. So far since last one year finally i have bought some essential oils to create fregrence for perfume.

    If any one can help me for batter formulation along with below mentioned ingredients.

    1- ISO E SUPER
    2- HEDION
  3. IFRA Standards - a summary

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Bartlett View Post
    No problem. I canít say how much was in Channel Pour Monsieur but I can say that when Iím making a masculine fragrance to a commission and donít need to worry about the standards I will typically want to use in the region of 1%. So ten times as much as is now permitted.

    Actually itís the Eugenol and Geraniol standards that is the most problematic though:

    Here is the IFRA list of oils containing Eugenol:
    Clove bud/leaf/stem oil < 90
    Cinnamon leaf oil
  4. Need help with a Tuberose accord

    Quote Originally Posted by David Ruskin View Post
    Use Methyl Tuberate

    Here is a simple Tuberose base for you to play with.

    Benzyl Acetate 10.0
    Methyl Benzoate 4.0
    Linalol 7.0
    Methyl Salicylate 4.0
    Benzyl Salicylate 10.0
    Methyl Helptine Carbonate (or Undecavertol, or Methyl Octine Carbonate) 1.0
    Methyl ANthrnilate 20.0
    Ylang (Oil or Base) 4.0
    Aurantiol 1.0
    Methyl Tubrate 0.5
    gamma Octalactone 0.5
    Celery Seed Oil 0.9
    Tags: tuberose
  5. Andron has been resurrected!

    I gave up on finding my favorite 80s fragrances years ago, but a recent blind buy has returned Andron to me. I hope others who loved it get to use it again.
    I purchased a bottle of Charm Fresh Breeze Aroma by Bioaqua on Amazon, and have been transported to 1982, just like Uncle Rico!

    Updated 30th October 2019 at 05:41 PM by dreese

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