Promoting innovation and high creativity in the development of Niche Perfumery and Cosmetics

2021 . 01 . 19 selected by Editorial Board

Fragrance lovers

Ingredients

Perfume

Material Focus: Cashmeran

In this article, the author introduces to perfume lovers without a solid scientific background one of the most used synthetic raw materials in perfumery, cashmeran, explaining what it is, what it smells like, what color, texture, place and sound it can be associated and what use is made of it in perfumery.

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An interesting in-depth article on Cashmeran

2021 . 01 . 19 selected by Editorial Board

R&D

Beauty

YOUR SKIN’S MICROBIOME WANTS TO BE LEFT ALONE—THANKS

Interesting article that explains what the skin microbiome is, its functions, the effects of its alterations, the strategies and the various types of cosmetic products that support it: prebiotics and probiotics. The article concludes by presenting postbiotics, products of bacterial derivation, as the future for skin health and beauty.

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Everything you need to know about the microbiome.

2021 . 01 . 19 selected by Editorial Board

Fragrance lovers

Perfume

Why Do Smells Trigger Memories?

An informative article that explores the theme of the evocative power of perfumes by analyzing the "Proust effect" and the anatomy of smell.

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Why do smells trigger memories? This article answers this question comprehensively.

2021 . 01 . 19 selected by Editorial Board

Noses

Perfume

Fragrance lovers

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Legendary perfumer Alberto Morillas talks about his latest work with Bvlgari and sustainable fragrances

In this article the famous nose Alberto Morillas is asked about the latest perfume he produced for Bulgari and about sustainability in perfumery with reference to raw materials. Clearwood is also presented, a synthetic ingredient produced by Firmenich designed as an alternative to patchouli.

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Pleasant interview with the master perfumer Alberto Morillas.

2021 . 01 . 15 written by Karen Marin

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Retail

Marketing

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What does the future hold for the luxury market: Carlo Pignataro, The Luxury Coach, shares his vision

Coming off the heels of 2020, one can’t help but wonder what 2021 has in store for the world, and specifically for our industry. Determined to get some clarity I contacted Carlo Pignataro, author, entrepreneur and training specialist best known as "The Luxury Coach". In a series of conversations we discussed the evolution of the luxury industry along with some of the challenges and opportunities facing this sector.

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2021 . 01 . 12 selected by Editorial Board

Ingredients

Fragrance lovers

Perfume

Can India’s $500 million fragrance market survive the pandemic?

This excellent article, in addition to outlining its characteristics, highlights a key question for the future of the Indian market: why did Indians, even in the pre-covid era, have a limited propensity to buy Indian fragrances compared to foreign ones?

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The article contains some interesting data that quantifies the Indian fragrance market and outlines India's role as an exporter of raw materials.
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2021 . 01 . 12 selected by Editorial Board

Perfume

Fragrance museums

People

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Odeuropa Project to Create Historical Smells of Europe

Odeuropa has been granted €2.8M towards their project of identifying and cataloguing assorted odors recognized by Europeans for the past 500 years.

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A very interesting project aimed at preserving our olfactory heritage.

2021 . 01 . 12 selected by Editorial Board

R&D

Ask a RIFM Scientist: What is repeated dose toxicity, and why does RIFM study it?

Why is the toxicity of a daily use product being studied, what difference is there compared to investigating how an ingredient could damage the skin, what parameters are actually measured to understand repeated dose toxicity, what are the next steps in the study of the Research Institute for Fragrance Material? Read the article to find out the answers to these interesting questions.

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Interview with a scientist from the Research Institute for Fragrance Material (RFIM) on repeated dose toxicity and related study program.

2021 . 01 . 12 selected by Editorial Board

R&D

Ingredients

Olfactology

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With MoodScentz, Givaudan carries on exploring positive emotions

This interesting article informs about a technological development that connects perfumery and aromatherapy. MoodScentz is a technological platform launched by Givaudan which allows the creation of fragrances with the aim of influencing people's mood.

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Givaudan's new platform makes it possible to create fragrances with scientifically proven mood enhancing benefit.

2021 . 01 . 12 selected by Editorial Board

Beauty

Trends

Marketing

Chinese Beauty

Curently the second laergest market in the world for Beauty? China is expected to move into the number 1 slot by 2023. Here is a primer on how the market is evolving.

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A detailed article that outlines the panorama of the Chinese beauty market.