Setting the Standard for the Safe Use of Fragrance Materials

The IFRA Standards are the basis of the fragrance industry's system for ensuring the safe use and enjoyment of fragrance materials.This self-regulatory system sets rules for the use of nearly 200 fragrance materials, including: bans on the use of some materials (Prohibition);rules on the quantities or maximum dose to be used or the products in … Continue reading Setting the Standard for the Safe Use of Fragrance Materials

The Language of Fragrance

Each essential oil and perfume has three ‘notes’. Top notes come out first: they are often tangy or citrus-like smells that are easy to smell and more fleeting. Middle notes, often aromatic flowers, come out later: they provide the body. Base notes (often woody fragrances) last longest: they provide an enduring fragrance. Discover the wide range of fragrances … Continue reading The Language of Fragrance