Tag Archive for: fragrance terms

Layer perfume

Everything you need to know about layering perfume

If you layer perfume, you need to read this guide. What is layering perfume and how to choose the best perfumes to layer, plus the safety issues.
Guide to perfume strengths

The complete guide to perfume strengths

Do you know your eau de toilette from your eau de parfum and what about cologne, extrait and plain and simple parfum? Our guide to perfume strengths has you sorted.
leather notes in perfume history

Perfume’s Love of Leather: a history

Leather perfumes are perfumery’s unrequited love affair. Our brief history of leather perfumes takes you from its origins in 16th century Florence and French tanneries to 20th century decadence.
How to read a perfume ingredients label

Perfume Ingredients: How to Read a Flacon Label

Do you know what ingredients are in your favourite perfume? Time then to take a deep dive into what's listed on the packaging and what's not. What lies behind the catch-all 'Parfums'?
Perfume Vocabulary

Parlez Parfums: Perfume Vocabulary & Fragrance Terms

Do you know a perfume's sillage from its impact? Or a perfume's modifier from a fixative? Our perfume vocabulary guide helps you better explore, buy and wear perfumes to suit your expectations.