Common Perfume Ingredients Every Perfume Lover Should Know About
Perfumes are not just used to smell good, but also to add more depth to your apparel, personality, and temperament. The people around you can reveal your personality traits by the smell that you wear. And since your perfume is such an integral part of who you are, you must know the details of all that your fragrance contains!
Especially for the perfume lovers’ clique out there, perfume brands, bottle shapes, colors, quantities, and more are both vital and fascinating. But what is all-the-more fascinating are the ingredients of a perfume. And with the increasing number of online perfume shops it has become more important to know what ingredients are present in the perfumes for men and in women’s scents.
Most of the authentic Perfume brands carefully extract the ingredients from natural raw products and then intricately infuse with some synthetic products for a long-lasting and rash-free effect.
So if you are looking to add more depth to the way you smell, or are a perfume lover, or are simply tired of your perfume wearing out in a few hours, you must indulge in this sneak peek of the most common yet important perfume ingredients –
Yuzu is one of the most popular aromatic ingredients added to luxurious perfumes. It is also called the Japanese Grapefruit but it begins with top notes like – mandarin, lemon satsuma, ruby red grapefruit; middle notes likes – bergamot; and base notes like – oakmoss. It originates from the peel of the fruit and brings the element of freshness along with being long-lasting. It can easily be part of wedding hampers and wedding trousseau because of its refreshing fragrance. Used in LeFlorentine’s best-selling Classic Woman perfume, the citrus tinge of Yuzu can refresh your spirits and leave the ones around you in awe, check it out at – Le Florentine Classic Woman.
2 -LavenderAs much as Lavender is associated with its color and look, the experience of lavender fragrance can be dreamy and soothing. It is noted by its refreshing, sweet, and floral aroma. The lavender smell profile is often used in perfumes to give a variety of olfactory nuances including – spicy, herbaceous, and misty.
3 – Fresh Water Lotus
Infused deeply in LeFlorentine’s Classic Woman Perfume, freshwater lotus has quite an aquatic, creamy, and honeyed floral aroma. It is a combination of being aquatic and floral at the same time. It makes a perfect gift to a woman as it resembles a woman scent deeply and strongly. Freshwater lotus may resemble a water lily closely but it adds a layer of marine freshness that is unique only to this ingredient.
One of the most expensive perfume ingredients that you may come across is Oud or better known as liquid gold. Oud as an ingredient can either be loved passionately or hated profusely. It is a very strong scent with both bittersweet and woody layers. Found in the Agar tree, it is the resin that is produced as a reaction after the tree is infected by mold. The intense smell profile of Oud is why any perfumer must make cautious use of this perfume ingredient especially in perfumes for men wherein it is most commonly found.
5 – Musk
Naturally harvested from the glands of the majestic musk deer, the musk perfume ingredient is made from a mix of synthetic and natural ingredients. Musk can be regarded as the most tricky fragrance in perfumery because it is pungent, sexy, and sensual. It is also one of the most long-lasting perfume ingredients which are also what makes LeFlorentine’s Classic Woman perfume a tricky one with the base notes of amber, musk, mahogany and redwood.
6 – PatchouliAnother woody smell from an exotic Indian bush is – Patchouli. Patchouli tends to smell more earthy, dark, and green. The extraction of Patchouli is very intricate and skilled, when rightly extracted, a single drop can deliver earthy and herbaceous smells lasting over a month. It harmonizes perfectly with fruity tones and suits a wedding trousseau perfectly.
7 – GrapefruitA grapefruit fragrance is quite self-explanatory by its name. With a citrusy-floral tone, a grapefruit perfume ingredient can transport you right to an island of paradise. Whether it’s for summer date nights or a lightweight brunch, Le Florentine’s Classic Man perfume on our online perfume shop with grapefruit top notes suits best to portray a bitter, hearty, and aromatically clear scent for a masculine undertone.
8 – LeatherSimilar to the musky ingredients in perfumes, leathery ingredients have a strong raw, synthetic, and nostalgic smell. It is not usually a natural scent and is artificially created using a mixture of flowers, birch tar, juniper and other aldehydes and synthetics. They usually take the face of smoky, burnt, tobacco shades and skin type of scent which is pleasant and rich.
9 – AmberwoodThough spicy and woody, Amberwood is considered an oriental kind of fragrance because of its warm and cozy tones. It contains a mix of a variety of warm and spicy ingredients including – vanilla, labdanum, benzoin, and patchouli. Naturally extracted, it gives a warm, woody, and rich scent. Often poetically called ‘tiger’s soul’ or ‘tears of the sun’ the Amberwood is used by many popular perfume brands in their fragrances. Check out amberwood’s essence in LeFlorentine’s nuanced Classic Man perfume.
10 – MarineThe marine scent in Le Florentine’s Classic Man fuses with the aromatic, fruity, and woody notes to complement the marine class of scent. Usually made with refreshing notes of lavender, eucalyptus, grapefruit, and spices it gives the feel of an ocean. It not only gives the summer-sea vibes but also includes pure botanical aromas with citrus notes that add longevity points.
The understanding of the ingredients in your perfume adds to your understanding of whether the perfume will last long enough, whether the perfume ingredients complement your body, and whether the perfume ingredients are natural or synthetic. At Le Florentine’s online perfume shop, we make sure to keep you informed so that you can associate yourself with your kind of perfume and bring out the bold YOU.