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  1. Narciso Rodriguez For Her EDT and EDP

    I wore the EDT yesterday and am wearing the EDP today. They are both lovely scents -- especially the EDP -- but I'm finding that when I wear them, I generally wish they were a little more substantial. (And a bit less sweet.) I was hovering between the For Her EDP and Mitsouko EDP this morning. Very different moods. In retrospect, I should have gone with the Mitsouko. It has a wonderful depth and solidity to it. It feels grounding, anchoring. For Her just floats around me in a soft, somewhat powdery ...
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  2. A place for all this to go

    My dear partner dislikes fragrance and is allergic to many things, and most of the people in my life aren't terribly fussed about fragrance. This means my recent enthusiasm has no outlet. It's going to have to all go here.

    The first perfume I ever owned was Angel. In 1996, a family friend gave me two 5mL bottles of the parfum just after it had launched. I didn't wear Angel much -- it was too strong for me -- but as a little girl the chocolatey-foody scent was delicious. A few years ...
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  3. Fregrence Formulation

    Hi

    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-BARGAMOTE
    4-CINNAMON
    5-CLOVE-
    6-NUTMEG
    7-PITCHOLIE
    8-LEVENDER
    9-VANILLA
    10-CHOCO MUSK
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  4. 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
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  5. 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
    Hydroxycitronellal
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