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The fixative in the perfume is the ingredient that helps the molecules to bind to the surfaces that they touch. Fixatives can come from animal gland sources and other interesting places. Usually an alcohol base is a part of the perfume mixture. This ingredient allow for easier penetration into the skin when it comes... Read all »
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It doesn’t matter how stylish her hair is or how expensive her accessories are. If she’s not floating in a cloud of heavenly scent she doesn’t make an impact. Besides, a woman with high self-esteem and confidence knows she is worth every drop of the most expensive perfume.
Now a woman may know she is worthy... Read all »
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Modern perfumes do tend to be made from the oils extracted from petals, herbs, spices and certain fruits. It is because these ingredients are so easy to get that more and more people are making perfumes of one kind or another in their very own kitchens.
If you want to extract these oils you have to gently heat the... Read all »
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This sounds like a great idea but what do you do when you start running out of skin care products? Usually, these products take quite a large part of your budget. We have been told how good these products are for the skin because they contain all sorts of weird and wonderful ingredients. The actual formulas used are... Read all »
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The scent of Chanel No. 5 was developed in the 1920's, when women's scents typically fell into two categories; flowery fragrances for "wholesome" women and heavy, musky scents for women that may have been accused of having somewhat questionable character. Gabriel "Coco" Chanel, a French fashion designer of the time,... Read all »
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You can help to make your perfume last longer, depending on how you store and use your perfume. When you choose a perfume, it is best to use one that you can spray onto your skin. The types of perfume that you dab onto your skin are more likely to get contaminated and go bad faster.
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Whether you wear a synthetic or natural perfume makes very little difference if you happen to spray it in your eyes. Of course, you probably know not to aim your perfume spray at your eyes but your kids just may. There’s nothing more alluring than playing with mommy’s box of magic lotions and potions.
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Perfume #1: Nine West - Love Fury
This perfume is perfect for those who love more exotic smelling perfumes. It has notes of Mimosa, Rose, Amber and Sandalwood.
Perfume #2: Chloe – L’eau de Chloe
This perfume is set to be released in early March (7th) and it has a gorgeous citrus scent. The bottle is a... Read all »
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Step #1: You’ll need some essential oils. Choose a few that you love the smell of. You’ll need to add around 15-30% oil to 70-85% vodka. The Vodka should be 100% proof. Once you’ve slowly mixed them together, you’ll need to leave them to stand for around 48 hours in a cool, dark place.
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Different Perfume Concentration Types
On your search for a new perfume you’ll come across several terms that you may not understand. Have you ever seen ‘Eau de Parfum’ or ‘Eau de Toilette’? Many women mistakenly think that this is just another name for perfume. It isn’t. They are simply different... Read all »
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Perfume 1: Dream Come True
This very sweet fragrance is launched by America’s Next Top Model. It is due out in January and it has notes of Amazonian Lily, musk, peony and honeydew. This is set to be one of the more affordable perfumes and it would suit younger women.
Perfume 2: Rebelle
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Chanel No 5:
Perhaps the greatest perfumers are the French. Many consider the classic Chanel No 5 the greatest perfume in the world. It was first launched in 1921 by Coco Chanel herself. For her, the number 5 had mystical qualities. It was created by Ernest Beaux. Chanel No 5 was the favorite of sex icon, Marylyn... Read all »