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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.
May 30, 2006 | 01:38 PM CDT
By: J. Stephan Jellinek
For as long as man has used fragrance, it had one feature that set it apart from all other forms of esthetic decoration, cultural messages, sensory agents and psychological magic: once you presented it, you had lost control over it. It would float wherever diffusion and air currents carried it.
May 11, 2006 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Joseph Kaye, Culturally Embedded Computing Gro…
Controlled scent dispersal — though not a new idea — continues to exhibit potential in an ever-greater range of applications, from video games to the Internet to museum exhibits.
May 11, 2006 | 11:26 AM CDT
By: Pieter Aarts, Sensor Marketing & Research bv a…
Focusing development on fragrances that correlate with different consumption habits. This article presents a basic study identifying which fragrance aspects in women’s prestige perfumes cause consumers to reach out for specific products.
May 02, 2006 | 09:58 PM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis
In part I of this cedarwood series (Perfumer & Flavorist, May/June 2001), we discussed various cedarwood oil types and derivatives. In part II of this cedarwood series (Perfumer & Flavorist, July/August 2002), we discussed the application of cedarwood and its derivatives in various types of fragrances. We have also given examples of the use of cedarwood in imitations of several essential oils, and of the use of cedarwood derivatives in some specialties.
Apr 21, 2006 | 11:05 AM CDT
By: Kelly Frederick, Associate Editor
Our panel of experts discusses craft, trends, regulatory affairs, and the perfumers and perfumes they admire most. When we asked IFF perfumer Carlos Benaim which of his many creations he was most proud of, he said, “I can’t answer that. It would be like asking someone to choose a favorite child.
Apr 04, 2006 | 09:44 AM CDT
By: Jack Corley, Royal Aromatics Inc.
Developing common-sense standards to boost the personal care industry and aid the consumer. Few subjects in the personal care world have generated as much interest and attention in recent years as the development of new standards in organic personal care. For those involved in the product-development side of the natural/organic business, it has been a reflective -- and sometimes pensive -- period.
Apr 04, 2006 | 09:36 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Perfumers’ Choice Award winners discuss inspiration, innovation, creativity and craft. Last year, The American Society of Perfumers honored the top creative talents in fragrance at its annual Perfumers’ Choice Awards in New York. We wondered what inspired these select perfumers to create such successful fragrances, so we talked to some of them about their creative processes and technique, as well as what it takes to be a noted perfumer.
Mar 03, 2006 | 04:18 PM CST
By: Kelly Frederick, Associate Editor
Lush perfumer Simon Constantine shares the company’s out-of-the-box approach to personal care fragrance creation. Since Lush opened its first shop in England in 1995, people have been flocking to experience the natural handmade personal care products. Resembling a neighborhood deli, customers are encouraged to choose their cosmetics personally from the pic’n mix of bath, skin and hair care products.