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Feb 26, 2007 | 09:54 AM CST
By: Michelle Krell Kydd
Fragrance envelope pushers Christophe Laudamiel and Christoph Hornetz translate a new film into 15 essences. There is much talk in the perfume industry regarding the abundance of lackluster fragrance releases. Although this is much to the consternation of all, it’s no wonder; after the terrorist attacks in September 2001, the issue of safety has become acutely prevalent in our culture, almost to the point of pathology.
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:43 PM CST
By: Victoria Frolova
Victoria Frolova is an editor, a fragrance consultant and the founder of boisdejasmin.com, an in-depth perfume blog containing fragrance reviews, industry interviews, essays on raw materials and perfume history. Here she presents (in no particular order) her picks for the best of the current trends in the fine fragrance world.
Aug 23, 2006 | 02:38 PM CDT
By: Jack Corley, Royal Aromatics Inc.
What’s driving the biggest dynamic shift in the F&F industry? Imagine a world in which the price of gasoline is 25 cents a gallon, where Starbucks Frappuccinos are nutritious and contain no calories, and you actually like your mother-in-law. Unrealistic, perhaps, but for those involved in the organic world, and organic personal care specifically, the announcement in August 2005 that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will allow for USDA certification of personal care products was received with equal disbelief.
Aug 23, 2006 | 02:18 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Four questions with drom’s Barbara Zoebelein and her five picks for fragrance’s future. drom perfumer Barbara Zoebelein is the recipient of a 2006 FiFi award (men’s private label/direct sell category) for Avon’s today TOMORROW always for Men. We wondered what makes an award winning perfumer, so we recently asked her about her art, challenges and a prescription for this ailing category: artistry, craft and risk-taking.
Jun 21, 2006 | 02:58 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Mandy Aftel’s “do-it-yourself” philosophy and focus on natural perfumery have resulted in a successful, unconventional fragrance career. Vanity Fair magazine has called her the “Angel of Alchemy,” but what Mandy Aftel, founder of Aftelier Perfumes, does is more simply explained. She makes scents for solid and liquid perfumes, face and body care products, custom perfumes, and more.
Jun 21, 2006 | 02:52 PM CDT
By: Michelle Krell Kydd, Fragrance Consultant
Roucel reveals his magnolia signature and passion for the art of perfumery. The shadow of touch is inherent in a person’s signature. Its impression exudes character and is as distinct as a footprint in the sand.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:02 AM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis
In the previous article on cedarwood (Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, May/June 2001), we discussed different cedarwood oil types and various cedarwood derivatives. In this article, we will look at the use of cedarwood and its derivatives, as well as specialties in various types of fragrances.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:15 AM CDT
By: Hans-Jürgen Buschmann, Dierk Knittel and Eckha…
The ability to semi-permanently infuse fabrics with finished fragrances and/or fragrance materials opens up a new realm of formulation and application possibilities for perfumers. The market has already seen the introduction of scented pillows and the like, but Buschmann et al.’s recent work presents the possibility of (washable) scented sportswear, linens, upholstery and many other household products that may be customized at will, and which may intake unpleasant odors while imparting pleasant ones.
May 30, 2006 | 02:07 PM CDT
By: Michael Incorvia, Tim Young, Cynthia Mussinan …
One of the challenges faced by functional perfumery is balancing olfactive intensity and character of a fragrance through each product utilization stage. For a laundry detergent, such stages include directly out of the package (also called “point-of-purchase”), damp cloth immediately after washing, and dry cloth (typically 24 h) after washing.
May 30, 2006 | 02:04 PM CDT
By: François Floc’h, Frédéric Mauger, Jean-Roger D…
Is there a risk for perfumers and flavorists to use coumarin in their formulations? The purpose of this article is to give users adequate information to answer to this question.