Marine notes

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Refers to the sea

Seaweed, sand, iodine, sea spray, as many fragrances as it is possible to imagine when thinking of the sea.
Marine notes make people dream of freedom.

Light and heady, the marine notes appeal to both men and women.
Volatile, we will find them mainly in the top note.
The trend for marine notes is quite recent.

Because they are natural, they blend perfectly into an ecological world.
Invented in 1966, the synthetic molecule “calone” was used for the first time in 1988.
It was Aramis with his perfume “New West” who created the first aquatic perfume.
A daring but innovative perfume that made other perfumers want to take the plunge...
Marine notes and their associations with other fragrances.
Marine notes are often associated with floral and sweet notes.
The perfume “Vents et Marées” by Molinard proves this perfectly well.

Here, the marine notes are positioned in the heart of the perfume, accompanied by a very floral bouquet, made of freesia, rose, lily of the valley and jasmine.
The base, combined with sandalwood and tonka bean, provides a delicate woody trail. A great success for this perfume which is part of the collection of seductive fragrances from Molinard “Au Féminin”.
We also find marine notes with a mixture of citrus fruits.
These reinforce the sensation of freshness of the perfume.
As for “Escape for men” by Calvin Klein.

Here, the start is a fruity-citrus mixture, thanks to melon, mango and grapefruit.
The marine notes are found in the heart note accompanied by birch leaves.
The warm woody base contrasts with the ozonated fragrance of marine notes…

An ecological perfume that meets the expectations of the 90s.
Marine notes also blend with woody and oriental notes.

The smell of the sea, of sea spray, of iodine, is transmitted in perfumery thanks to the marine note.
Fresh and iodized, marine notes are particularly trendy at the moment.
They meet expectations of a desire for the open sea but also a desire for a more ecological world.
Marine notes are recreated with lotus, blue cypress or samphire.
They can also be recreated using synthetic molecules.

Marine notes blend perfectly well with many olfactory families, including floral, fruity, citrus, woody and oriental.

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