Recent in Fragrance (page 6 of 32)

Demystifying Wisteria sinensis

Balance and component blends are what create the wisteria odor profile

Progress in Essential Oils: Turmeric Oil, Part 2

Part two of this two-part column compares the chemical compositions of turmeric oil and Curcuma longa.

Patent Pick: Getting Fresh

Henkel knows our dirty secret: we forget to move loads of laundry to the dryer. So they sit, forgotten, in a damp funk. That's why the company has (thankfully) patented photolabile pro-fragrances to extend the freshness of laundry fragrance.

Sniff the Spring Trends

Patti Kapla, fragrance expert and vice president of business development, FragranceNet.com, shared her insights on upcoming fragrance trends for spring 2016.

Patent Pick: Tickled 'Chia Nong Pink Sapphire'

Pink and sapphire are nearly opposite one another on the color wheel. But when these inventors combined them in a new Polianthes variety, they created "Chia Nong Pink Sapphire," a new cultivar with a pleasant scent and lilac color.

Patent Pick: Millimeter Matters

Want your scent to last? Or your flavor to blast—at the right moment? According to this Symrise patent, the evenness of particle size distribution is at the heart of this controlled-release matter.

How Does Age Affect Body Malodor? Persimmon Extract May Help

Personal care products containing persimmon extract for mature consumers experiencing body malodor may provide a lucrative opportunity for fragrance companies.

Patent Pick: Second Scent

Just as you've settled in and adapted to one familiar scent—bam! The second scent in this dual air freshener invention hits you, with a synergistic pairing that's selectively released.

Patent Pick: Trigger Happy

What's a good way to identify receptor/ligand pairs that respond to scent or taste stimuli? University of Geneva inventors are "trigger happy" over a new in vivo answer, described in this patent application.

Patent Pick: Lemon Rose

A rose by any other name would be ... lemon? The inventor on this patent application has developed a yellow rose variety that emits lemony fragrance.

Patent Pick: Scent that Sticks

Fragrances with extended effects have long been sought. This water-proof/sweat-proof scented cosmetic invention by Coty may prove to be something that "sticks."

Patent Pick: Fragrant Emission

Is global warming raising body odor? Or does world conflict mandate new aromatherapy systems to subdue stress? I ask because this is the second time in two days that we've covered some novel scent delivery invention.

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