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    Aftershave is a mens toiletry product that could be classified as a cosmetic or a fragrance. it comes in the form of a lotion, a gel, or a balm. after shaving, men apply it for one or more of a f...
  1. An aldehyde is a highly-reactive chemical compound made by oxidizing different alcohols to make resins and organic acids.

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  1. Aldehydic comes from the greek phrase anointing oil. in perfumery, it refers to a certain fatty fragrance, and can be found in perfumes such as chanel no 5.

  2. This is often referred...
  1. Animalic is a term used to describe what would be a bad odor on its own, like a faecal smell. but perfumers have found that, in very small dilutions, and in clever combinations with other ingr...
apocrine sweat glands
    Apocrine sweat glands are those that give you your unique sexual and body scent. it can interfere with or influence the fragrance in perfumes you wear.
    Aromachology is a fairly new science one of the new alternative therapies. its associated with fragrances and their psychological benefits and/or effects. it was developed by annette green, a m...
  1. Aromatic, in perfumery, refers to the rich scents of balsamic notes.

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  3. Derived from, or characterized by, the presence of the benzene ring.... arom; ;
  1. Aromatherapy is a term created by r.m. gattefosse, a french chemist. its the art and science, although not a medically-approved one, of using aromatic substances, usually essential oils, to c...
  1. Balsam is a sticky resin that leaks out of trees when theyre cut. its used in perfume to create a woody scent.

  2. A mixture of resin and oil, used to rub on sore joints or to put in ... ;
  1. Balsamic notes are found in some perfumes. they have a warm scent, and are popular in the oriental group of fragrances, like shalimar, opium and obsession.

  2. Heavy, sticky sweet scent...
  1. Camphoraceous refers to a eucalyptus-like fragrance thats found in the scent of certain herbs, like rosemary and lavandin.

  2. The crispy clean and cooling effect eucalyptus, mint and ...
carrier oil
    Carrier oil is just what it sounds like an oil base that carries essential oils. basically, theyre mixed together to make massage oils and skin care products. some examples are apricot kernel, ...
  1. Chypre is an ancient perfume, originally combining fresh citrus notes with oakmoss and some animalic notes. about 100 years ago, coty made a chypre perfume, which has been currently followed u...
  1. Citrus notes are fresh scents, similar to the smell of fresh oranges, lemons, grapefruit, bergamot and pomello.

  2. The zesty fresh olfactory notes emitted by the inclusion of lemon, or...
    Cloying is a term used to describe a fragrance thats sickly sweet and unpleasantly clinging.
  1. Cologne is a city in germany where the very first modern perfume, as we now know it, was produced. that was about 300 years ago, and it was called eau de cologne a perfume made basically fro... . ();
  1. A diffuser is an aromatherapy device that gently dispenses essential oils into the air.

  2. A device used to reduce the velocity and increasing the static pressure of a fluid passing th... d; dfsr; difusor; ; ; ; ;
dry down
    Dry down is what perfumers refer to as the final phase of a fragrance. its sometimes referred to as the bottom line or bottom note the character of the fragrance that remains a few hours after ...
eau de cologne (edc)
  1. Eau de cologne is the term used today to refer to a perfume solution with around a 3% compound in an oil and water base. its the lightest of perfumes and, therefore the least expensive.
eau de parfum (edp)
  1. Eau de parfum is a perfume solution with a 10-15% compound.

  2. A fragrance with a 10-15% concentration of perfume oil to alcohol.
eau de toilette (edt)
  1. Eau de toilette is a perfume solution with a 3-8% compound in an oil and water base.

  2. A fragrance with a 5-10% concentration of perfume oil to alcohol.
essential oil
  1. Essential oils are the concentrated essences that are the product of the distillation or expression of plants, including flowers, leaves, wood and grass.

  2. A medicinal or fragrant oil...
    Evanescent is a word used to describe a fragrance that disappears quickly.
  1. A fixative is an ingredient added to perfume to make it last longer, similar to a preservative.

  2. A chemical used in the preparation of samples on slides

  3. A material incorpo... ;
forest blends
  1. Forest blend perfumes have earthy, woodsy, natural notes.

  2. A definition of this group would be that of woody, mossy, leafy and herbaceous. the aroma chemical manufacturer has given ...
  1. Fungal is used to describe a fragrance that has notes of mushrooms, fungus, or mould, like oakmoss.

  2. Odors suggestive of molds, mushrooms and fungi. important notes in muguet fragran...
  1. Fragrance is often used interchangeably with perfume, but theyre not quite the same thing fragrance is the scent of the perfume; perfume is the product itself.

  2. A composition of v...
  1. Gums are the resins that are extracted from the bark, branches and leaves of trees.

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  1. Harmonious is a word used by perfumers to describe a fragrance thats well mixed and well balanced.

  2. Order, accord and unity in fragrance.
  1. Heady fragrances make you feel light-headed, exhilarated or stimulated.

  2. Exhilarating, sparkling, stimulating. this quality would be comparable to the exciting taste and effervescenc...
middle notes
    The middle notes are the fragrances that make up the main theme or the heart of a perfume. they usually appear about 10-20 minutes after the perfume is applied.
  1. Mossy refers to fragrances that have earthy notes, like the forest floor.

  2. The odor suggestive of the aromatic lichens, and mosses, primarily oak miss and tree moss; reminiscent of f... ;
    Muguet is the french word for lily of the valley, one of the most popular florals used in perfumery.
  1. Narcotic is the term used to describe the fragrance of some floral notes, said to be intoxicating.

  2. A pain-relieving drug which makes someone sleep or become unconscious  the doctor... narcótico;
    Perfumer is a multi-use word, used to describe a person who either creates, mixes, or sells perfume.
  1. Powdery is a word used to describe a fragrance produced by a combination of a heavy, sweet or woody note with a citrus, fruit or light green note.

  2. A term used to describe fragrances...
  1. Resinoids are extracts from gums or resins that are used as fixatives in perfumes.

  2. Are extracts of gums, balsams, resins or roots (orris), which consists in whole or in part of resi...
    Substantivity refers to how long a fragrance lasts on a particular surface, and how its affected by temperature, humidity, and other such conditions.
top note
  1. The top note of a perfume is the fragrance that you initially smell. top notes are usually light, citrus notes.

  2. The immediate effect of a fragrance upon the sense of smell. this exp...