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Perfumes are complex mixtures of chemical compounds

natural or synthetic, which give off a pleasant odor.
The main components of perfumes are:
Essential oils, which are extracted from plants, flowers, fruits, etc.
Aldehydes, which give perfumes fresh and fruity scents.
Ketones, which give perfumes floral scents.
Esters, which give perfumes sweet and fruity scents.
Alcohols, which give perfumes fresh and woody scents.
Phenols, which give perfumes spicy and woody scents.
Aromatic compounds, which give perfumes amber and woody scents.
Perfumes are generally made up of around a hundred different chemical compounds,
which are dosed in such a way as to create a unique smell.
The chemical composition of a perfume can vary depending on the brand, type of perfume and season.
Top notes are the first scents you perceive when you spray a perfume.
They are generally composed of aldehydes, ketones and esters.
Heart notes are the scents that appear after a few minutes.
They are generally composed of essential oils and alcohols.
Base notes are the most persistent scents.
They are generally composed of phenols, aromatic compounds and musk.
Summer perfumes are generally lighter and fresher, while perfumes winter are heavier and warmer.

Written by: Keevans
Category: Perfumes
Published: May 15, 2024
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