Best in Show: Dame Perfumery (2017)Best in Show: Dame Perfumery (2017)

Best in Show 02/19/17 09:18 (3 comments)

Three generations: Grandfather (L), Father and Son (R) Those who have been active in global perfumery throughout the last 30 years surely have become acquainted with the singular force of visionary creativity in the perfume world known as Jeffrey Dame. Whether it is his work in fragrance - such as his assistance in scents such as Bill Blass Amazing or the development of the Long Lost Perfumes brand - or his creation of the Perfume of Life discussion boards, Jeffrey Dame has been an ess... (more)

From photorealistic soliflores to exceptional musks and gourmands, this week we examine Dame Perfumery. Comment and share your favorites!

Mint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in FragranceMint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in Fragrance

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The growing popularity of green fragrances, and especially those with mint notes, inspired me to write about this plant and its role in modern perfumery. Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek míntha) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family); there are also basil, rosemary, thyme, sage, marjoram, melissa and many other aromatic herbs in the same family. There are more than 40 species and hybrids of mint. Peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) is a plant originated allege... (more)

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