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    Re: Skin & sun

    Overuse of iso e super would lead to headaches as it is a quite large molecule. Same thing with galaxolide and other musks. Terre de Hermes and other fragrances used iso gamma super which is not...
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    Re: Juicy apricot not harsh peach

    I must say that your formula looks flowery/spicy/fruity. For that juicy aspect, apart from everything that has been suggested so far, you definitely need something fruitier like fructalate, a touch...
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    Re: Juicy apricot not harsh peach

    Apritone is good for apricot as it is fruitier, jammier and more apricot. C14 is a lactone and adding too much can make blend opaque.
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    Re: Skin & sun

    Yes I think it can work well, in this case the warm vanillic base would appear much later. The one reason I was suggesting floral elements is because of benzyl salicylate which lights up fragrances...
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    Re: Skin & sun

    Sage oil is also good for salty aspect. Juniper oil as well for that mineral salty sea aspect.
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    Re: Skin & sun

    For a suntan type you would need 4 facets imho. Fresh, Sunny, floral, warm-sunbaked skin. Fresh top bergamot (if you want you could add c18 lactone for a touch of coconut, they work well paired...
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    Re: Yellow Flower Note

    Anisaldehyde, Acalea, Miel blanc, Hidroxycitronellal, Ionones, Heliotropine would be my choice of yellow powdery (mimosa types)
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    Re: Shipping changes

    Ditto
  9. Re: Help In Creating A Scent - aromachemical recommendations

    Since you are new to this idea, I would recommend you start off with perfumery bases (accords made with aromachemicals) more, plus naturals as well. Have in mind that gourmandish fragrances prefer...
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    Re: Shipping changes

    I highly recommemd Rebekka as well, excellent service, reliable, affordable shipping, no nonsense, top quality. :)
    https://liaison-carbone.com/
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    Re: Taming Eucalyptus

    Methyl salicylate (wintergreen) is often used in combination with eucalyptus.
  12. Re: Filbertone and florex, any experience with these materials?

    I have learned that Filbertone is used in the top notes of Olympea by Paco Rabanne and in recent Mugler Muse.
  13. Re: Filbertone and florex, any experience with these materials?

    Cool, thanks! Sounds interesting to look into. :)
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    Re: The maximized wow-effect?

    I think you should try experimenting with diffusive materials more, alone they are not much to smell but in blends they show their power. Use spray dispenser to test you blends. First of all ionones...
  15. Filbertone and florex, any experience with these materials?

    Does any of you have any experience with Filbertone and with Florex, if so how are they and their blenders?

    Just to be more clear I am talking about hazelnut and novelty coconut materials.
  16. Thread: Vanilla

    by perfectscent
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    Re: Vanilla

    Olfactik is based in UK and they have vanillin, highly recommended.
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    Re: eucalyptus in perfumery

    Yes indeed he paired eucalyptus with methyl salicylate (wintergreen) to add to the mystery of Tuberose Criminelle.
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    Re: Pure Poison Christian Dior powderiness.

    Jasmophore undiluted smells lactonic like thick jasmine milk or butter, jasmine absolute smell. Diluted it smells like a rich floral jasmine, heavy. Cis-Jasmone is also important for adding radiance...
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    Re: Pure Poison Christian Dior powderiness.

    Poison Tendre was discontinued, I think they must have had a good reason for that, hence its cult following.
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    Re: Pure Poison Christian Dior powderiness.

    Kacper, since you are considering ordering a perfume base (tamarine), for Jasmine I highly recommend Jasmophore, it is a jasmine accord that is powerful milky lactonic creamy, it would work well with...
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    Re: eucalyptus in perfumery

    Tuberose criminelle by Serge Lutens uses eucalyptus in the top as well as Contradiction woman by Calvin Klein.
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    Re: Pure Poison Christian Dior powderiness.

    I also remember pure poison smelling clean powdery musky. An overdose of powdery musks. Musk ketone or cosmone or muscenone for sure.
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    Re: Pure Poison Christian Dior powderiness.

    Kacper, just wanted to add my input to the original question. Top powedry notes are also achieved if you add peach aldehyde c14 (in therapeutic dosages only, more can make the blend rather opaque)...
  24. Re: I seek chemicals base notes with green odor profile

    How about allogal base?
  25. Re: What are some ingredient "Killer Combos?"

    I got a couple simple ones:

    Cis 3 hexenyl salicylate + ethyl maltol = sweet green tasty

    Ethyl maltol + fructone = strawberry

    coumarin + ethyl vanillin
  26. Re: PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    Itunu, Lutens a la nuit used Jasmophore which is a closer representation of jasmine absolute. Sampaquita is light and airy, transparent, but nice. Sampaquita doesn't perform that well in blends while...
  27. Re: invictus fragrance formula need some help!!

    I don't have the formula of invicuts at hand, don't care about that cologne that much to pay for gmcs analysis. But for you hamed, to be able to achieve similar effect you need to have those, allyl...
  28. Re: invictus fragrance formula need some help!!

    Invictus smells sweet fruity, musky, ambery, woody.

    You need way more molecules than the ones you already mentioned.

    Where do you live by the way?
    Do you have access to...
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    Re: I need the help of a perfumist/"nose"

    I was on Crete this year and what stood out from all the scents was thier night blooming jasmine. You can try smelling the Greek company's KORRES shower gel or body lotion called Jasmine (Giasemi) it...
  30. Re: Frangipani/Plumeria base - anybody have one?

    Another frangipani base, I provided CAS numbers in case the ac's are not identifiable.

    CIS-3-HEXENYL SALICYLATE 65405-77-8
    0.9

    2,6-DIMETHYL-7-OCTEN-2-OL 18479-58-8
    6.2
    ...
  31. Re: Frangipani/Plumeria base - anybody have one?

    Ylang Ylang Frangipani Tuberose Perfume Composition
    Patent 5,248,792
    For Fragrance Use
    150.00 linalool
    130.00 benzyl acetate
    100.00 benzyl salicylate
    80.00 cinnamyl acetate
    ...
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    Re: Violet accord - i am lost

    Just wanted to chime in bc something tells me that all the formulas provided are seriously lacking that sweet violet heart note, the one that binds ionones together. That fruity green fresh and sweet...
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    Re: Question about labdanum

    Ok, thanks.

    Anyway, Ambroxan to me smells dry, paper, clean, sharp, woody-ish, tobacco.

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    Re: Question about labdanum

    Ambergris is a fossilized secretion from a whale. In a fragrance it has exalting effect. It smells marine, mineral, warm, decayed etc.

    Amber is an accord of bergamot, ethyl vanillin, labdanum...
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    Re: Powdery bases

    The catch with Narcisso Rodriguez is that it reminds strongly of classic egyptian musk oil. Clean yet earthy, animalic powdery yet fresh with a heavy powdery cosmetic feel. I also think that they...
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    Re: Powdery bases

    If you look for powdery in classic sense, than the combo of ethyl vanillin, heliotrope, musk ketone will give you that feel (le male by gaultier for an example). Usually every powdery formula has...
  37. Re: First time posting... Prada Milano or Romance- Ralph Lauren

    Now, Prada Amber pour homme (the soapy one) is as it name says an Amber based fragrance. Amber is usually an accord of Vanilla, Labdanum, Benzoin and Bergamot. It is amber in colour, hence its name....
  38. Re: What's inside Déclaration (Eau de Toilette) de Cartier ?

    Also: bergamot, geranium, galbanum, dihydromyrcenol, cedar, musks (habanolide, auratouch).

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  39. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    Most likely, Dominique Ropion's secret when it comes to jasmine in this fragrance is that he didn't use hedione as the usual jasmine booster. He used the less traditional approach and built it around...
  40. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    I think hairspray note is probably benzyl acetate, often used in hair products plus musks. Grape is the elusive one though as many have commented they smell grape soda initially. Kephalis is an...
  41. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    Hi Nizan, if it is any help Dune is made by Firmenich and Alien by IFF, only thing (in my opinion) these two share are synthetic sandalwood molecules. I'd look for Firmenich's sandalwood molecules....
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    Re: IFF commercially launches Amber Xtreme

    Grapes, you say?!
    Adam, thank you for the quick review. It seems that this might solve my quest for the secret ingredient I was looking for in Alien by Mugler, many times so far. Many people...
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    Re: Favorite Lactones

    What about massoia lactone or maple lactone? Anyone tried it yet?

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  44. Re: For a better understanding of what´s inside a perfume...

    Besides everything what Chris already said. Designers contract perfume companies like Givaudan, IFF etc to create perfume for them. Being that IFF and Givaudan produce these components themselves and...
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    Re: Jubilation XXV

    Amouage is located in Oman and managed by a british manager. They have an exclusive source of the rose oil, produced for them in Oman. Apart from that rose oil, I highly doubt that they have anything...
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    Re: Rice Powder Accord

    Perfumersworld has fragrant rice fleuressence (accord intended for blending). I haven't smelled this particular one but their other perfumery bases are not bad at all.

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    Re: Bitter Almond accord

    Benzaldehyde, Olfactik sells it.
    You could try a mix of benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol, hedione, heliotropin and vanilla. For a green top nonyl acetate if you want to create impression of a fresh...
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    Re: Jasmine accord

    Try apritone for that fruity fleshy heart. Add more benzyl acetate (natural if possible), isoamyl propionate to the top. I would skip methyl salicylate, too medicinal. I personally don't like methyl...
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    Re: Question for the Experienced Perfumers

    At first, you might feel underwhelmed by some aromachemicals as they might seem too simple smelling and singular. To save you money in the beginning try getting some pre-made bases like key accords,...
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    Re: Ambroxan and iso e super mix

    That was my point, everyone seems to be overdosing these two nowadays, myself too in the beginning ;)

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    Re: Ambroxan and iso e super mix

    Iso e super has powdery quality apart from smelling ambery/woody, frankincense, cedar. It will lend volume to your composition, silkiness ifyou will. Ambroxan, on the other hand has a smell on its...
  52. Re: Can Benzyl Acetate be used to build a pear aroma?

    Prenyl acetate,
    PA has a nice pear key accord as well.

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  53. Re: Base notes used to create a citrus fragrance?

    Perfumersworld have good quality stuff.

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  54. Re: Base notes used to create a citrus fragrance?

    Lemon oil (top), Decenal (top to base), litsea cubeba (top to middle), Precyclemone b (middle), dihydromyrcenol (middle) a hint of aurantiol (base note) and of course hedione plus hedione hc (3:1...
  55. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    After testing a lot of ac's woody/amber type I must sadly conclude that whaterver it is in Alien by Mugler base is not available on the market. It is NOT: trimofix, iso e super, ambroxan, javanol,...
  56. Thread: Bubblegum

    by perfectscent
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    Re: Bubblegum

    Benzyl acetate, linalool plus a touch of metyl benzoate will give you a bubblegum smell.

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    Re: Soft Tea Scent - what is it/

    Combination of Hedione (regular) and Ionone gives green tea scent as well.
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    Re: Soft Tea Scent - what is it/

    How about delphol hc or zeppin perhaps?
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    Re: Soft Tea Scent - what is it/

    Don't think it is aurantiol (musty citrus scent imo). It ruined some of my attempts at jasmine. Sampaquita (givaudan) is fresh, green, aromatic, slightly indolic or narcotic if you will, charged...
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    Re: Heliotropin: The Low Down

    Cool, thanks!

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    Re: New shop for raw materials online!

    I highly recommend liaison-carbone shop! Wanted to keep this a secret supplier but I guess it is public now, hehe. High quality materials, can't say enough praise. Everyone should try Teak, marine...
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    Re: Heliotropin: The Low Down

    Do you guys know what is piperonyl acetate? I have possibility zo acquire it but never smelled it. Is this in any way similar to heliotropin?

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  63. Re: The smell of playdough - can you sniff some for me?

    Hi mumsy, i found this interesting article, play-dough is also among the notes.
    http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.co.at/2011/02/mapping-vocabulary-of-scent-what-smells.html?m=1

    As previously stated...
  64. Re: how can i increase diffusion longevity and silage on my perfumes ??

    What I understand you bought some fragrance concentrate - right? Where and what did you buy? What is the fragrance you are trying to "improve"? Where did it come from? How much did you pay for it? Is...
  65. Re: OH BOY...NEW PSH PRODUCTS! JASMOLACTONE (Firmenich) & a few others

    Christine, Paul,
    How would you guys compare Olibanol to Bois d'encens (Robertet)?
  66. Re: New to DYI. What suppliers should I avoid?

    I second PSH, shout out to Christine who apart from being a close member of our community, works really hard and is constantly growing, really sweet and personalized service that is hard to find.
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    Re: Which floralizers do you know?

    Thanks for sharing, really appreciated!
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    Re: Which floralizers do you know?

    Thanks Paul, but I meant floralizer in particular not generally floral.
  69. Re: OH BOY...NEW PSH PRODUCTS! JASMOLACTONE (Firmenich) & a few others

    Amazing!
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    Which floralizers do you know?

    Which floralizers do you know and what are your favorites?

    I only know PEA so far to give that floral heart and boost somewhat.
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    Re: Sweet touch!

    Vetiveryl acetate can be aldehydic, green, watery, harsh even and may turn the whole composition beyond return, if not dosed carefully.

    I use methyl diantilis to add sweetnes to the heart notes...
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    Re: Favorite Lactones

    Gamma octalactone, transparent coconutty with a light peach facet, delta lactone and methyl laitone are also transparent to me somehow the latter smells like coconut milk in a fridge, surrounded by...
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    Re: Favorite Lactones

    Bedoukian lactone smells like milk, thick condensed milk if you will. Although powerful I see it could work in white florals. Methyl tuberate is a facet, thick milky, leathery, celery seed smell. A...
  74. Re: Piperonal (Heliotropin) in Perfumer and Flavorist

    Sadly, Piperonal is illegal to buy or import to Europe, unless you have a license.
    Talking about limitations in the diy.
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    Re: lavender heart and base

    Now on the same topic, what would be a good musk to support lavender, especially if I wanted to add vanilla to the base?
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    Re: lavender heart and base

    Jasmonyl is a good addition to aid diffusion to lavender.

    Linalyl acetate is often used as modifyer to top of lavender, it adds sparkle.
  77. Re: Recommendations from DIY-ers in Paris/Rome?

    Paris has many olfactory houses, so to speak. Guerlain with exclusive lines, Palais Royal Shiseido Serge Lutens, Iunx by Olivia Giacobetti, Olfactoria Paris, Fragonard Perfume Museum, House of Creed...
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    Re: Sweet fruity floral heart?

    Boye and Bill, wanted to thank you guys and give my feedback on apritone and magnolan thanks to Christine from PSH. Just got them today and I love them both. I haven't been able to test then...
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    Re: Fruit accords formulae

    David, no offense taken ;)
  80. Re: Vetiver XL and Creamy Peach formulas added

    Graphite (user) has prismantol on her sales list, maybe she can provide some for you.
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    Re: Sweet fruity floral heart?

    Ok, thank you
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    Re: Sweet fruity floral heart?

    Cool, thank you very much Bill, that is great information and sounds very interesting. What I'm after is that fruity warm sweet heart some white florals have, juicy radiant, flower nectar....
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    Re: Sweet fruity floral heart?

    Cool, now you got me interested, especially about apritone. Could the apritone/magnolan combo be what I'm looking for??
    Please do tell me more about apritone smell?
    Thanks guys
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    Re: Fruit accords formulae

    Well David, I have to "defend" my formula :). It smells like actual pink grapefruit: decenal, limonene, citral plus floropal et all add on. It is up to him to include modifyiers and to explore. I...
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    Sweet fruity floral heart?

    What aromachemicals in you opinion add sweet fruity floral heart notes (to white florals per se) besides hydroxycitronellal, methyl anthranilate or dbca?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Fruit accords formulae

    I posted this before but here it is again for you.

    Pink grapefruit

    Gardenia acetal 2.0
    Tonalid 0.3
    Alpha isomethyl-ionone 0.3
    Alpha terpineol 1.6
    Lilial 6.2
    Citronellol 0.5
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    Re: Lift Jasmine Sambac Absolute

    Just wanted to add my two cents to the already good suggestions.
    Hedione will add lift and diffusion. Hexyl salicylate would add green balsamic quality typical for sambac. Cis jasmone, diffusion...
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    Re: Vanilla Top Note Help

    Ethyl maltol in traces (it stretches from base to top goes well with vanilla adds fruity/candy floss smell), methyl diantilis (warm woody vanilla heart), anisaldehyde (hawthorn blossom, warm vanilla...
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    Re: Eau de mandarine ambrée

    Paradisamide is more guava/rhubarb than passion fruit. Tropathiane is used for passion fruit or simply a passion fruit base. I think Christine from PSH stocks both. I also wanted to add that the...
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    Re: Eau de mandarine ambrée

    Since this has a dna of a typical cologne, although modern, juicy happy one, I'd start by looking at classic cologne formula and go from there. The thing is, I don't smell any woods in it but a...
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    Re: Eau de mandarine ambrée

    I own it currently and I can tell you that there is obviously mandarin in it, then citrussy aldehydes, it is said to have maracuja (passion fruit) in the heart and creamy amber (similar to but not...
  92. Re: Very unreliable Hermitage Oils experience!!

    Yes Mumsy, but it is not possible to speak to him if he doesn't pick up his phone. I also tried contacting them in the very beginning but my calls and e-mails were left unanswered. Besides that I,...
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    Re: Lily of the Valley

    Dunno about undecavertol, to me it smells green, earthy, violet, watery. Imho might change the scent into something else.
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    Re: Lily of the Valley

    Decenal in traces
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    Re: Sampaquita - substantivity

    I had success adding following to it: amylcinnamic aldehyde, decenal trace, lyral, exaltolide, lilial, vanillin, ambroxan, isoamyl salicylate, benzyl salicylate. Single or in combination. All these...
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    Re: Greek island!

    My strongest olfactive memory from Greece would be the smell of orange blossom coming from the many orange orchards mid february each year on the Pelopponese peninsula.

    The whole air smells then...
  97. Re: Anyone know how to recreate the smell of barbasol?

    lavender, coumarin combo. Rosalva (in traces) to boost. I know bc I made it once, by accident.
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    Re: Formulating Allergy Warning

    I agree with Graphite though.


    Und weitere Infos dazu...

    https://www.verbrauchergesundheit.gv.at/lebensmittel/kosmetische_mittel/kosmetik.html
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    Re: Formulating Allergy Warning

    First of all your fragrance needs to be IFRA compliant, meaning your fragrance can't contain above the allowed dosage per individual allergen and on the back of the package you simply list them. For...
  100. Re: Need your Opinion- Should I Offer Robertet Naturals for Presale Perfumer Supply House

    Sounds good...
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