Interesting facts

Interesting facts


    • - The human brain can with great accuracy to remember, remember and recognize 50,000 different odors.
    1. In 90 percent of cases deja vu is caused by smells.


    1. - It was found that are to us most attractive partners those who smells differently from us. So that, the partners should buy perfume opposite from the one we like.


    1. - Tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun was opened 3,000 years after his death. Tomb was full of perfume. There were even accommodating 3,000 bottles of perfume. And after so many centuries since their inception, they have not lost scent


    1. - Legend has that fragrances helped Cleopatra to seduce Mark Antony. She brought him into the room full of rose petals and flowers, and dizzy of the flowers scent he fall in love with her. Is considered that she soaked the sails of ships with essential oils of jasmine while she was welcoming him.


    1. - In the seventeenth century at the court of Louis XV perfume production was fairly represented, and that's why it called "the perfumed court". The rule was that everything and everyone needs to have scent. Thus, the fragrances were "poured" at clothing, gloves, fans, furniture ...


      • - Eau de Cologne was made in the eighteenth century in the German city of Cologne, and thus it was given the name. In that time it was not only used for cosmetic purposes, it was added in wine, sugar cubes had soak with it and ate it in order to freshen the breath.




History of parfumes

imgPerfumes (Latin "per fume" which means "through smoke") was worshiped by Egyptians, Romans and Arabs. In ancient times, perfumes were made from spices and herbs like bergamot, myrtle, coriander, conifer resin, and almond.

1370. year was made the first modern perfume Hungary Water, which contained a mixture of aromatic oils in alcoholic solution. Considering the evolution and development of the perfume industry classification smell never completed.

In 1983. The perfume consultant Michael Edwards makes the classification of odors, which he called The Fragrance Wheel, and they were covered by sub-standard five aromatic groups - floral fragrance (gently floral, Oriental), Oriental (easier, woody), Woody (wet and dry), Fougere ( containing aromatic elements from all groups) and fresh (citrus, green, watery).



Structure of perfume
Each perfume is made up of many different aromatic essences from which depends persistence on the skin. Depending on how much they need to evaporate from the skin, experts fragrant essences divided into base, middle and top notes.

GThe top note
GThe top note is fragrance which can be felt as soon as you open the bottle and that is why we like perfume or not. However, it is not the smell of perfume because it contains fragrant essences that for 10 to 30 minutes evaporate. In general, these are fragrant notes of citrus, lavender, anise and mint.

The middle note
Middle note is a true fragrance on the skin and it lasts for three to four hours. Currently the most popular are cypress and oriental notes.

Base note
Base note is consist of a mixture of permanent fragrant essences, whose main function is to bind weaker flavor. For the base perfume notes are typically used wood, iris, vanilla and balsam.