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Perfume & Fragrances Information

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Women's Fragrance Categories
Citrus
The light, fresh character of citrus notes (bergamot, orange, lemon, petitgrain, mandarin, etc.) is often combined with more feminine scents (flowers, fruits and chypre).

Green
Green notes are natural in character; often married with fruity and floral notes, they are modern and fashionable.

Flowery
An accord of different floral notes. Combines with any other family, flowery perfumes are universally commercial.

Flowery Aldehydic
Aldehydes add sparkle to flowery notes. Aldehydic creations radiate elegance and originality.


Single Floral
A composition based on the scent of one particular flower; the main examples are rose, jasmin, tuberose, lily of the valley or ylang.

Oriental
A blend of warmth and mystery. Musks and precious woods are complemented by exotic essences.

Semi-Oriental
Semi-orientals combine oriental notes with various florals. Top notes are often fresh.

Chypre
Based on a woody, mossy and flowery complex, sometimes with aspects of leather or fruits, chypre perfumes are rich and tenacious.

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