Best Mimosa Perfumes

ˮMimosa is a miracle of nature, a tree with a unique appearance and a scent like no other. Although you may have frequently seen the yellow little balls sprouting from a leafy green branch in many a florist shop, these "mimosa" posies are not true mimosa, they're acacias, the plant from which the essence of cassie is rendered. True mimosas do not have yellow blossoms, though the two are relatives in a common clan…Cassie flower absolute is extracted from the flora of the Acacia Farnesiana shrub.ˮ from Fragrantica Mimosa is used in perfumery for its sweet, warm, powdery smell with hints of almond, honey and violet. I love mimosa smell because it gives you such a warm and comfortable sensation-…

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Best Narcissus Perfumes

ˮAccording to mythology, a young lad Narcissus, was so enamoured with himself that he stared at his reflection in a pool of water until he eventually turned into his namesake flower. And this is how Narcissus flowers came into being.ˮ   from theflowerexpert Narcissus flowers are white and yellow. There are native to Mediterranean region but some species can be found in central Asia. ˮThe scent of narcissus oil is strong and rich; it reminds of smell of dark green leaves with traces of hyacinth and jasmine. The oil is extracted by enfleurage (technique of extraction of fragrant components by oil). Nowadays it is also extracted by volatile solvents, a technique that produces both concrete and absolute. It takes 500 kilograms…

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Best Violets Perfumes

Violets are spring flowers in the family Violaceae. There are 400-500 species. They are native to Northern Hemisphere and can be found in Hawaii, Australia and South America. Violets have heart shaped leaves and asymmetrical flowers. Flower colors vary and they can be violet, yellow, blue, white, cream. The Ancient Greeks considered violets symbol of fertility and love and they used them in love potion. Violets are cultivated through root cuttings and seeds. ˮViola odorata is used as a source for scents in the perfume industry. Violet is known to have a 'flirty' scent as its fragrance comes and goes. Ionone is present in the flowers, which turns off the ability for humans to smell the fragrant compound for moments at a time.ˮ…

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Best Jasmine Perfumes

Jasmine is a very popular flower due to its wonderful, unique smell. The Jasmine is native to tropical and warm or temperate regions of the world. Most of the jasmine species have white flowers but there are some species with yellow flowers. Their scent is strong and sweet. Flowering takes place in summer or spring, usually six months after planting. The Jasmine flower releases its fragrance at night after the sun has set and especially when the moon is waxing towards fullness. Jasmine flower buds are more fragrant than the flowers. For oil production are used two types of jasmine: Jasminum grandiflorum and Jasminum officinale. Jasmine blossom are extremely expensive because they only produce small quantities of oil, so the…

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Best Chypre Fragrances

Chypre is French for Cyprus and the term was introduced as a perfume category in 1917 when François Coty created a perfume named Chypre using fragrance ingredients that came especially from the Mediterranean countries. Many perfume ingredients flourish here. Chypre fragrances are build around a woody, mossy accord of bergamot, oakmoss, patchouli and labdanum.  The chypre concept is characterised by the contrast between the fresh citrus accord and the woody-oakmoss base. It is used in both  male and female perfumes. Chypre perfumes can be classified into six categories: Fruity chypres – chypre notes + fruity notes like plum, apricot, peach – Femme by Rochas, Mitsouko by Guerlain Floral chypres – chypre notes + floral notes – Knowing by Estee Lauder Green…

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