For fans of Perfume

8 facts about the perfumes you may not know yet

8 facts about the perfumes you may not know yet

8 facts about the perfumes you may not know yet

The art of making perfumes has a rich history. It has existed since the ancient Egyptians, and since then has undergone numerous transformations. We chose 8 facts about the perfumes you may not already know.

  1. It’s not all as it looks
    Amber is the most valuable raw material in the perfume industry. It is recognized by ocean and sweet scent. Before they got it from the mouthpiece bowl. Today’s perfume production uses its synthetic version.
  2. Proper perfume
    Hair is probably the best place to apply perfume. Due to natural hair, the hair keeps the scent longer than on the skin. Since hair is in constant motion, smells are widening through them faster and more intensively.
  3. The nose can forget
    You need to know that our nose is quickly accustomed to our favorite perfume. Usually, the perfume smells only in the first application or when conscious attention is paid to the scent. That our noses around us would not suffer – do not overdo it with perfuming.
  4. Eternal Musk
    Musk is an infamous, reddish-brown substance – from a musky deer. Musk would require hunting of endangered animal species, which is why the perfume industry was replaced by synthetic raw materials.
  5. Eau de cigarette
    Did you think about electronic cigarettes? In 1921, the French perfume house Molinard issued a scent called Habanita, which served as a smell of cigarettes. The smell was applied directly to the cigarettes, or a small cigarette smelling pocket was inserted into the cigarette.
  6. The most expensive nose in the world?
    French parfum expert Jean Carles, known as the designer of the fragrance of Miss Dior. He is known also for something else – he secured his most important organ for the astronomical million dollars.
  7. The most expensive perfume in the world
    Clive Christian No 1 – the most widely available perfume in the world. 50 ml bottles costs more than 700 euros. There is also No1 Imperial Majesty fragrance, which is made in just ten copies. His Baccarat crystal bottle was decorated with eighteen-pound gold and five-carat white diamonds. Thanks to its extreme price (around € 150,000), it was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
  8. Humble Beginnings
    One of the best-selling perfumes of all time, Chanel no. 5, which Marilyn Monroe described in the familiar words of wearing it in bed, had a pretty startling start. Mother Coco Chanel was a cleaning lady, and Coco followed her while creating that perfume, the smell of soap. It was actually the first perfume, made with aldehydes, which were synthesized from the organic component with the scent of soap. Who would have thought such big project is really so simple.

 

 



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