Recent in Fragrance (page 14 of 31)

Encapsulating Intellectual Property

How does the fragrance industry protect products that perfumers, chemists and formulators create? Historically, the focus was on keeping secrets.

The Juice: Neil Morris

“The hippies used to wear patchouli, sandalwood and ambergris,” says Neil, “but I would take those and blend them all together in a certain way—and people would say ‘Hey man, would you make me some of that oil?’ And that’s how I became known as the oil guy. It just sort of happened.”

Authentication of Natural Materials: What’s New?

As natural materials’ price volatility in the marketplace leads to adulteration, innovative authentication techniques may provide stability in quality control.

Progress in Essential Oils: Ylang Ylang and Cananga oil

This month's column discusses the chemical compositions of ylang ylang and cananga oil.

Earthy, Spicy and Sweet: 2016 Fall Fragrance Trends

This season’s top scents exude a sense of earthiness and sensuality to help transition from the warm days of summer to the frosty days of winter.

Patent Pick: Calculated Fragrancing

Ask any perfumer and they'll tell you: perfumery is an art. Just like cosmetic formulating is a craft. Now, P&G scientists are putting this creative process to modeling—not to take away its "soul," but to optimize it.

Registration Opens for 2017 ACI Convention

This year’s theme will be “Responding to Cleaning Needs for All Generations.”

In Memoriam: Richard Micchelli

Richard Micchelli, 79, has passed away at the St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover, New Jersey

Progress in Essential Oils: October 2016

Vetiver oil and extract.

The Juice: Perfumer Profile: Wessel-Jan Kos, Firmenich

With a rich career under his nose, Wessel-Jan shares his experiences as a creative and enthusiastic perfumer adapting to an evolving industry.

Intoxicating Jasmine: There’s No Substitute for the Real Thing

A comparison of flower versus absolute components.

Editor's Note: Beyond the Package

Consumers are taking a deeper look at what's inside the package--and it's more than just ingredients.

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