Category Archives: fragrantica

Best in Show: Ginger (2018)

A very common note in fragrance, ginger is most often used in the context of a “gingerbread accord” (first recognizably used in Bois des Iles by Chanel and famously in fragrances such as Tea for Two by L’Artisan Parfumeur, Ginger Essence from Origins, the Bvlgari BLV series, and Five O’Clock Au Gingembre from Serge Lutens). Ginger is spicy, sharp, bracing yet light, and pairs well with citrus n…
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Castoreum: What Do Beavers, Bees, Narcissus Aspirin Have in Common?

 

 

Castoreum is a specific fragrant secretion from the castor sacs of the beaver, one of the biggest rodents who live in Europe, Asia and North America.

Bevears, males and females, use castoreum in combination with urine to mark their territory. The yellowish liquid secretion includes a waxy substance and helps beaver fur remain waterproof.

The glad that produces castoreum is a small ov…
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Perfumed Horoscope July 16 – July 22

This is the week of ripening. Whatever ideas you have and want to see accomplished, the deck is clear of mainly inner obstacles (Jupiter ends retrograde motion on July 10th) . It is also a week between two very intense weeks, so use to refocus and re-energize. More than ever we seem to be moving into direction where sitting on the fence is not an option anymore. This week we are looking at the…
Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope July 16 – July 22 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Fragrance Review: Creed Viking (2017)

 

Summary: Creed’s most recent major men’s fragrance since 2010 Aventus, Viking pays homage to the Viking longboat and the Nordic heritage of expedition and discovery with a rather traditional citric-herbal, lavender and mint composition.

Fragrantica rating: Perfume rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 578 votes.

Other fragrances from this brand: Creed Aventus, Creed Green Irish Tweed, Creed …
Read full article: Fragrance Review: Creed Viking (2017) from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Fragrance Review: Creed Viking (2017)

 

Summary: Creed’s most recent major men’s fragrance since 2010 Aventus, Viking pays homage to the Viking longboat and the Nordic heritage of expedition and discovery with a rather traditional citric-herbal, lavender and mint composition.

Fragrantica rating: Perfume rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 578 votes.

Other fragrances from this brand: Creed Aventus, Creed Green Irish Tweed, Creed …
Read full article: Fragrance Review: Creed Viking (2017) from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Fragrantica Member Spotlight: Joliecat

  Member Name: Joliecat   Member Since: June 13th, 2012   Age: 24   Location: USAView Perfume Wardrobe and Profile

 

For almost half a million people worldwide, Fragrantica has become more than just an online perfume encyclopedia and a magazine dedicated to fragrances. It’s a place we visit to relax, share our passion and learn more about our favorite topic. For many of us, chatting wi…
Read full article: Fragrantica Member Spotlight: Joliecat from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.