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Feb 20, 2008 | 03:02 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
A talk with The Perfect Scent author Chandler Burr. When we asked Chandler Burr what interested him about perfume as a subject, he simply said, “It’s the greatest underappreciated art in the world.” And we agree.
Dec 20, 2007 | 02:49 PM CST
By: Arcadi Boix Camps, Auram Art & Perfume
A meditation on the art and science of flavor and fragrance creation. My friends often tell me that I do not look my age. Maybe they do it to please or flatter me, but may be it is true.
Oct 26, 2007 | 02:36 PM CDT
By: Arcadi Boix Camps
A continuing meditation on the art, craft, materials and techniques of fragrance creation. I have thought quite often that I am lucky because I live on the outskirts of Barcelona. Visitors believe that Barcelona is very beautiful—and it really is—but unfortunately most people just visit downtown.
Sep 24, 2007 | 11:27 AM CDT
By: Philip Kraft, Christine Ledard and Philip Gout…
Inside perfume’s greatest story. The story of Chanel Nº5 begins in Moscow in 1912 with perfumer Ernest Beaux’s studies of the aldehyde used in Houbigant’s Quelques Fleurs. It continues in La Bocca and Cannes, France, and then is almost derailed by competition from an unlikely source.
Sep 10, 2007 | 12:00 PM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis
The evolution and contemporizing of this popular natural material. In Part I (Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, v 31 no. 11, 2006; page 36), the botanical origin of patchouli, the mode of production, patchouli oil types, patchouli composition and pertaining aroma chemicals were discussed.* This article will cover the application of patchouli to fragrances.
Sep 10, 2007 | 11:31 AM CDT
By: Jack Corley
The link between fragrance and health in personal care product development. A recent article in Woman’s Wear Daily reported that organic brands and products based on sustainable resources have become one of the fastest-growing segments in beauty care. In fact, according to the Organic Trade Association, sales of US organic personal care products grew 28% to $282 million in 2005.
Aug 31, 2007 | 10:10 AM CDT
By: Anne Churchill
Modern research techniques unveil the power of fragrance in communicating with consumers. Modern brands are tuning into the senses, realizing that the correct sensory combination results in an emotional connection with consumers that is a powerful driver of success in the marketplace. People navigate their lives and make choices by using the five senses.
Jul 10, 2007 | 01:35 PM CDT
By: Ahmet Baydar et al.
Since early times we have used perfume as the most intimate apparel to enhance our appeal. It clothes our skin with an invisible aura of fragrance providing it with a signature of personality and mood. Ideal fragrances are those which are a perfectly tailored match to our skin. This paper describes the methodological aspects of Givaudan-Roure's proprietary skin odor value technology and shows how it is used by perfumers in designing "haut couture" fragrances.
Jun 20, 2007 | 11:38 AM CDT
By: Felix Buccellato
Creating functional, effective and stable scentsWhy do we wash our clothes? It is probable that the first clothing consisted of animal skins, an auxiliary spoil of the hunt. This additional layer of protection allowed early Man’s fragile bodies to survive in climates and seasonal changes that were previously not possible or uncomfortable at best.
May 21, 2007 | 03:52 PM CDT
By: Robert Siegel
Addressing the three “C’s” of formulation: cost, compatibility and cold throw—plus a candle fragrance glossary. “Air Care—US,” a Euromonitor report released last winter, detailed this $2 billion-plus market, which grew 6% between 2004 and 2005. Within this segment, candles jumped 30%—more than any other category—to sales of $265 million.