The resulting aroma produced by independent notes interacting with one another.
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A resinous wood used in incense that comes from the Aquilaria tree also known as Oud. It often smells woody and animalic with a sweet muskiness. It’s often used to create leather accords.
One of the most popular Solvents used as a perfume base thanks to its stable properties and low cost.
A synthetic hydrocarbon used in modern perfumery. Aldehydes come in many varieties to create different odours. They’re popular thanks to their cheapness and often have a fatty or creamy quality to them.
A musky scent developed by using plant extracts such as wood or resin. Often found in a fragrance’s base, it’s often based on Labdanum but usually associated with Oriental fragrances.
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A now-outlawed secretion from the Sperm whale, Ambergris is often a synthetic compound. This musk features overt marine notes and sweet animalic properties. It can also be used as part of a tobacco accord.
A synthetic compound often used as an alternative to natural ambers such as Ambergris. It may be sometimes referred to as ambroxide, which is the chemical’s name.
A term used to describe a note with a distinctive animal muskiness often found in the fragrance’s base.
A word often used to talk about a particular scent or smell, which is sometimes synonymous with “note”.
A prevalent olfactive family within men’s fragrances, aromatics tend to feature green and herbaceous notes with a touch of freshness.
An aromatic compound is any fragrant chemical derived from benzene, a hydrocarbon found in petroleum.
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The nozzle on a perfume bottle for spraying and applying.