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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.
May 21, 2007 | 03:20 PM CDT
By: Michael Britten-Kelly
The aroma chemical aspects and new discoveries in both natural and synthetic citrus ingredients. Of all the ingredients on the perfumer's palette, surely none are more instantly recognizable to the public than those in the citrus category. Fresh juicy oranges, sulfurous tangy grapefruit, tart puckery lemons and heady sweet limes all bring to mind a host of pleasant associations in which taste and smell play an equal part.
Apr 23, 2007 | 02:50 PM CDT
By: Michelle Krell Kydd
What it means to be a perfumer in the information age and the need to communicate with consumers. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, a perfumer is defined as “one who makes or sells perfumes.” This rather simplistic definition, circa 1580, offers no insight into what a perfumer actually does.