Apr 9, 2008

Know Your Perfume

The word 'perfume' comes from the Latin pro ', which means that fumes through smoke.

What began in ancient Egypt perfume; later, has been enhanced by Romany and Arabs. The process of distilling oils from flowers was discovered by an Iranian doctor, and this is the process currently used in perfume today.

First modern perfume was made in 1370 in Hungary, by blending fragrant oils in a solution alcoholic, and was known throughout Europe as Hungary water. Perfume making continued to be developed in Italy during the Renaissance, and in France the 16 th century onwards. Growing bouquet of flowers to make became an important industry in southern France, and France is still in the middle of perfume in Europe.

The designer houses famous for their fragrance formulas to keep their scents a close guarded secret. But there are experts who can smell the root causes and identify the components of wine smells very similar tester.

Perfumes are classified by their scent and concentration levels. The oils used to make perfume are diluted by water and ethanol, because undiluted oils can cause damage to skin or clothing, or it can cause allergic reactions. Consequently, there are Pure perfume, Eau de Parfum, Eau de Toilette, Eau De Cologne, perfume Pure containing the highest percentage of aromatic oils, Eau De Cologne and the smallest amount.

The designer perfume houses use different levels of concentration for the same category of fragrance, for example, the Eau de Parfum belonging to a house, can be much more powerful than one from another house. There are also three different classifications based on the scent of perfumes, traditional perfumes were created in the early 1900 1945 1983, which is standard fragrance five categories: family Fougere, Floral, Woody, Eastern and fresh.

Perfumes are also known for their top, middle and base notes, which will evolve gradually; top notes can be warned immediately following, the deepest center notes, and base notes appear gradually in the last stage. There is a process of evaporation and perfumes, and this knowledge is used in choosing carefully notes. Top notes are important for the sale of perfumes, as can be seen immediately, and the middle and base notes make up the scent `s main theme.

The aromatic oils used in perfume which are obtained from various sources. Bark of cinnamon and sassafras cascarilla are used. The flowers are the biggest source rose, osmanthus, jasmine, root, mimosa flowers and citrus are widely used. Odori from fresh fruit, such as cherries, strawberries and apples can also be extracted and synthetic substances are used. The exceptions are vanilla, juniper and oranges, grapefruit and limes. Among the leaves and twigs, lavender, patchouli, rosemary, purple, sage leaves and citrus fruits are used. Resins are derived from Frankincense, labdanum, myrrh, gum benzoin, Peru balsam firs and pines.

Roots, Ambergris, forests, honeycomb, musk (synthetic), lichens, civets, algae are some of the other sources of aromas.

Synthetic Organic are created by oil and pine resin for perfumes which are not obtainable from nature. There are really hundreds of ingredients that are contained in perfume oils. The modern fragrance houses have developed their fragrance oils, which are blended with ethyl alcohol and water for fourteen days, which are then filtered and unwanted particles removed, but are then filled in beautiful bottles of perfume.

In these days, well-known personalities are signing contracts with perfume houses to give their names for the promotion of famous perfumes. Some of the most popular are those of David Beckham for Instinct, Antonio Banderas for Spirit, Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds, Passion, Forever Elizabeth, and many others.