But a citron fruit (Citrus medica) is rarer than a lemon – and not nearly so juicy. Florentine iris ticks perfumers’ boxes, too. Frederick Malle Dans Tes Bras Cool, dark, green:  the leaves and the little black berries from this self-clinging evergreen plant can be steam-distilled and turned into a refreshing green fragrance top note, with just a dash of spiciness. Here, meanwhile, is perfumer Andy Tauer's unexpected take on using tobacco notes in his creations, which he shared with The Perfume Society. Many of us are familiar with the beige-skinned, yellow-fleshed fresh spice, which adds pungency to cooking – as the Romans, who first imported it, discovered. Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio. Thus, it can be combined with all sorts of other notes: Think flowers, roses. (Literally, it was a medium of exchange, a form of money.) Andrea Maack Dark Do you hate it? So long as the lily flowers you buy are indeed fragrant, they’ll pump their sweetness into the air without fading for a couple of weeks at a time…, Cacharel Anaïs Anaïs But flax has also been used in perfumery as long ago as Egyptian times, as a base note – mildly nutty in character. The leaves, bark, fruits and flowers all offer different nuances:  earthy, peppery, fruity, buttery or subtly herbal. Lancôme La Vie Est Belle What is ‘eau de saucepan’ (or aeroplane wing) doing in fragrance? Paisley shawls were traditionally layered with patchouli leaves in transit. Most famous as a recreational drug, the fibres of the plant can be woven into tough cloth – hemp – and every part of the flower is edible: hemp seed oil is highly nutritious, and great for skin, too (internally and externally). James Heeley Sel Marin Santalum album isn’t actually a tree but a parasitic plant which grows by suckering itself to the roots of other trees, and slowly growing as high as 10 metres. When a French colonist later came upon a plant in the West Indies that smelled just like that perfume – the Plumeira alba plant – he named it ‘frangipani’. Rich and heady, tiaré is also used to create ‘monoi’ oil (familiar from many suntanning products), by macerating the flowers in coconut oil. Alice Mroczkowski. Hermès Un Jardin Sur Le Toit. It’s summer in a bottle:  very fresh, watery, sheer, but (unsurprisingly) sweet at the same time. Isabella Rossellini Manifesto Jo Malone Grapefruit Not all of these perfumes have the Ecocert label but they all use 100 per cent or mostly natural ingredients. Estée Lauder Pleasures. (And they’re in good company:  Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles were early habitués of this now world-famous bar, with its strangely low seats and tables that almost make you feel you’re at a doll’s tea party.) By Kilian Bamboo Harmony Hermès 24 Faubourg Like quite a few flowers, daisy’s used more for conjuring up an image in a perfume than for the actual smell. 'So far, I have used black pepper only once in my perfumes - together with a bundle of citrus and vetiver. Aldehydes triggered a revolution in perfumery. Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille. It’s seriously low-maintenance:  the name ‘rosemary’ comes from the Latin for ‘dew’ (ros) and ‘sea’ (marinus), because all it needs is the humidity of a sea breeze to flourish. Your memory isn’t deceiving you:  if you’ve ever buried your nose in a bunch of these beautiful, delicate blue (or sometimes white or pink) flowers hoping for a whiff of something equally gorgeous, you’ll have been disappointed:  they’ve almost no scent at all. Estée Lauder Private Collection Britney Spears Curious L’Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant Givenchy Amarige Versace Crystal Noir. Penhaligon's Ostara (Or rather, lots of members:  there are thousands of varieties of Malus domestica, a tree originating in Asia). Bacchus), in a forest. ‘According to the Australian Orchid Society, "Old Totonac lore has it that Xanat, the young daughter of the Mexican fertility goddess, loved a Totonac youth. Chanel Allure Hermès Terre d’Hermès This Natural Perfume Brand Is Urging Consumers To Advocate For Fragrance Ingredient Disclosure. Caudalie Zeste de Vigne Join The Perfume Society mailing list and be the first to know about all things fragrant. (Strictly it should probably be a ‘solifruit’, but there you go.) One of the three most used florals in perfumery. Bees love these intoxicating blooms:  when you taste ‘acacia honey’, this is the tree whose pollen the bees have dipped into. The perennial lant itself, of course, is gorgeous:  tall, with blowsy short-lived flowers that come in a rainbow of shades. Isn’t it hard to imagine that a plant so green and wafty can produce a scent that’s so deep and resinous. Givenchy Very Irresistible Unfortunately, the downside of citral is that it can lead to sensivities and allergies – so IFRA (the International Fragrance Association) regulates that it has to be used only with other ingredients that prevent a sensitising effect, and insist it’s labelled. The fruit is the size of an orange, with a yellow-green colour similar to a lemon. It might be from birch tar (which has a leathery smokiness), or juniper, aldehydes or other synthetics, designed to give a skin-like scent. The scent can also be extracted from the so-pretty ‘bunched’ variety – Narcissus tazetta – is native to southern Europe and now also grown widely across Asia, the Middle East, north Africa, northern India, China and Japan. Donna Karan DKNY Be Delicious Jo Malone London Wild Bluebell In voodoo, datura is used to induce ‘Zombification’. Almost cool-as-a-cucumber, a touch metallic - yet fresh and new-mown-grass-y at the same time. Diptyque Do Son Hey, presto:  Mitsouko – probably the most famous chypre in the world still available today – is restored to its former glory. 9 Sag Harbour Molton Brown Mesmerising Oudh Accord & Gold The bounteous bitter orange plant – where would perfumery be without it? L’Occitane de Provence Citrus Verbena Intense It’s extraordinary that a single plant can smell so different, depending on where it’s grown. Dior Miss Dior They’re often eaten raw, to enjoy the sweet/sour flavour blend from the thin rind, contrasted with the juicy flesh. Chanel Coromandel Illamasqua Freak Unlike the flowers, which add a powdery touch to scents, violet leaf smells very ‘green’ – and works best in watery fragrances and masculine scents, especially in the fougère family. Floris Wedding Bouquet Strangelove deadofnight (Jasmine’s one of the priciest ingredients in perfumery.) One fine day, in perfumery heaven, we will all smell and enjoy cinnamon in heavy doses: Until then, we have to life with the regulations that we have...', Dior Dioressence NB  This visual is of the painting Fumée d’Ambergris by John Singer Sargent, There are over 100 species of lily and it always slightly breaks our heart to buy a bunch and discover:  they’re not always scented…  But many varieties – the Madonna lily (named as a nod to the purity of the Madonna), the Casablanca Lily and the Oriental/Stargazer Lily most definitely are, and their subtly different scents are all caaptured in perfumes:  intoxicating, heady, rich and sweet, reminding us of jasmine or tuberose. You might know it best from Caribbean jerk seasoning, or from Middle Eastern cuisine (or Thanksgiving’s pumpkin pie spice mix) – and in perfumery, allspice offers a similarly warm, sensual, nutty quality. Estée Lauder Beautiful We’re generally not so familiar with the flowers – which aren’t any help to perfumers at all – but aren’t they gorgeous? Like quite a few ingredients, though, heliotrope/heliotropin’s use has been reduced and restricted lately by the International Fragrance Association’s regulations (IFRA for short), and some iconic, heavy-on-the-heliotrope fragrances – including L’Artisan Parfumeur’s glorious Jour de Fête – have sadly been discontinued, as a result. As with many fruit ingredients, grapes are having their moment in the sun, thanks to fragrance fashion. Donna Karan Black Cashmere Fragrances with high levels of ambergris (natural or synthetic) can also smell ‘salty’. It may not come as a surprise, though, to discover that this is a synthetic, or ‘fantasy’, ingredient rather than something lovely distilled from desserts, puddings or candies. One of the reasons it’s so widely used now is that it mimics the scent of ambergris – it’s also referred to as ‘amber’ – but it’s also a ‘fixative’, helping other ingredients to stay true, and to stay put. It was first described in the 14th Century; the Arabs called benzoin ‘frankincense of Java’, and it’s had a seriously long tradition of use in pomanders, pot pourri, incense and soaps. Tiaré flowers are related to gardenias:  luscious white florals which scent the breeze of Tahiti, worn tucked behind the ear or as garlands. Estée Lauder Sensuous It gets its name from the Italian word ‘amaro’ (for bitter) - even though the legendary alcoholic drink (lugged back home from many a Duty Free) is actually sweet and almond-y. 1223/2009 . Angel’s trumpets bloom at night, pumping out a heady, sweet scent which nowadays is often recreated synthetically. Guerlain Chamade We save your email and cart so we can send you reminders -. Happily for civet cats, most of the civet now used is synthetically recreated, for ethical reasons (the cats are kept in cages and stressed, in order to produce the secretion) – although we have heard that some small perfumers still secretly source the real thing, a practise we absolutely can’t condone. 'Tobacco: loved by many when lit, smoke inhaled, brain bright and crisp. Look at the label on your perfume. L’Occitane en Provence Délice des Fleurs Stephanotis generally appears as part of a bigger bouquet of blowsy, hypnotic white florals. Ortigia Sicilia Orange Blossom. One of the most common misconceptions I see about pricing artisan perfume is that the cost of a finished product can be approximated by the cost of the ingredients and packaging, when in fact the total cost to the creator is much more. Oud. You know that so-distinctive smell when rain falls onto earth…? Intensely green – green as spring itself – the smell of hyacinth develops as the flower blooms. For many of us, geranium has an incredibly nostalgic scent:  the scent of a grandmother’s greenhouse, rubbing a furry-leaved plant between our fingertips. Bella Bellissima Royal Saffron Taylor Swift Wonderstruck. Jean Patou 1000 (Do please completely ignore the word ‘rose’ in its name.). It has fruity undertones (peachy, pear-y, banana-y, apple-y), but complements white flowers wonderfully. Jean Patou Joy The raw materials in the floral family are sweet and varied by the natural scent of each flower. The bark, roots and resin are all still used to create incense for rituals, in Nepal, India and China (including Tibet - and acacia/mimosa’s used in mainstream perfumery, too:  the scent has a warm, honey, iris-like, powdery airiness, which enriches the complexity of fragrances. The most celebrated use of bourgeons de cassis has been in Guerlain’s 1969 perfume, Chamade. Nowadays, it’s widely cultivated:  orange groves flourish from North Africa to North America, France and Italy. Its history’s a bit blurry – were lemons first grown in Southern India, or Burma, or China…? ), Other ingredients, too – like extracts of ambrette seed, galbanum and angelica root – can also deliver a musky sensuality to a perfume. That was ambergris, one of the most valuable and legendary ingredients in perfumery, prized for its ability as a fixative, to enhance a fragrance’s staying power by anchoring the more volatile ingredients, and ‘round it out’. The fruit, by contrast, is lush, juicy, ripe and sunny. Chanel Les Exclusifs Sycomore It’s almost impossible to believe, actually, that this grounding, dry smell comes from the roots of a perennial grass – also known as Khus-khus grass - rather than a wood. Yves Saint Laurent Belle d’Opium It’s intriguing. According to romantic legend, the name ‘Iris’ comes from the Greek ‘rainbow goddess’ Irida, who used a rainbow to slide from sky to earth, bringing the will of the Olympic Gods to share with mere mortals. The history of incense itself goes back thousands of years – in fact, the first perfumes were burned, not worn:  perfume actually gets its name from ‘per fumum’, or ‘through smoke’. Symbolically, olive leaves represent abundance (as well as glory) – and that’s certainly true of this Mediterranean tree, which is quite a multi-tasker in perfume-terms. Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle Lipstick Rose But as with many ‘unlikely’ perfume ingredients, add it in the teensiest dose, and hemlock can add depth and intrigue. Fresh Brown Sugar Yves Saint Laurent Paris. He echoes our comment above: 'You have to make your leather chord. We’ve noticed yuzu turning up in quite a few fragrance compositions lately. Taif rose is especially prized in perfumery, beloved for its deep fragrance – which is even more intense than the better-known Damask rose to which it’s related. Giorgio Armani Idole d’Armani The poisonous, hallucinogenic black berries are what we’re most familiar with (and warned about, as kids). Maybe. But it’s easy to see (or rather, smell) why white chocolate could add an almost edibly delicious creaminess to a fragrance. (It also helps to develop rose notes, in soap-making.). L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzing! Dior Miss Dior By Kilian Back to Black ), Fresh Cannabis Rose It can "lift" white flowers, but also - in partnership with woods or amber - can create roundness and depth. Goutal Paris Le Masmin An aromatic alcohol, benzyl alcohol can be derived from many plants including jasmine, tuberose, wallflower and ylang-ylang. The clear, almost colourless oil is steam-distilled from the fresh or partly-dried pods, and the spiciness of the resulting oil goes especially well in Oriental-style perfumes, working well alongside cardamom, bay, coriander, lavender, neroli, orange, petitgrain, mandarin, cedarwood and rosewood. Acqua di Parma Iris Nobile The name comes from the Latin, so we’re told:  ‘lavere’ means ‘to wash’, and the Romans perfumed their baths with lavender oil. To paraphrase Shakespeare, jatamansi by another name would smell as sweet – and it’s got plenty of those other names: nard, spike, muskroot, tapaswini and sumbul are just some of the other words used for this ingredient. Jo Malone London Lime, Basil & Mandarin L’Occitane en Provence Peony But perfumers wouldn’t be without patchouli, for the richness that it gives to fragrances – and not just those heady Orientals:  patchouli makes its way into many chypre and powdery fragrances, swirling exotically alongside lavender, sandalwood, labdanum and bergamot, clove, clary sage, as well as vetiver. Prada Les Infusions de Prada Iris Cèdre But there’s also a teeny touch of vanilla to oak (synthetic vanillin, used in many baked goods and confectionery, is derived from wood shavings! Nina Ricci L’Air It’s an extraordinary plant – or rather, plants:  there are more than 9000 species of grass. The leaves of banana are sometimes used in perfumery, too:  less sweet, more green and subtle. Donna Karan DKNY You may not know the name – but you’ve certainly smelled this key ingredient in fresh fragrances, and especially Colognes – something of the sweetness of neroli (orange blossom) - but also woody, fresh, green and maybe a touch bitter, with a slightly masculine edge. And now you know. Goutal Paris Eau d’Hadrien Woods of Windsor Lavender A woody evergreen, rosemary has super-fragrant needle-like leaves, and white, purple, blue or pink flowers, depending on the variety. Although ink-y notes can come from natural materials like oakmoss, it generally isn’t really ink that you’ll smell in a scent. Floris China Rose I love to cook with cinnamon. Annick Goutal le Mimosa Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely Clive Christian V for Women Yves Saint Laurent Opium. Though reminiscent of fennel and aniseed, Glycyrrhiza glabra is not actually related to them, however. David & Victoria Beckham Signature for Her The lily of the valley is The Perfume Society’s ‘adopted’ flower:  we simply love the French tradition of offering nosegays of this delicate nodding white bloom on 1st May to people you love and admire. The leaves and stems can be steam-distilled to produce oils, then, with quite different characters – depending on the variety. Once upon a time (in the Victorian/Edwardian era), carnation was hugely fashionable (and if you ever manage to get your hands on a bottle of Caron’s now-extinct Bellodgia, you can experience just why it was so beloved). Not terribly romantic, but we do like the Greek myth behind the naming of the plant. But it also reveals a soft yet surprising bitterness, when you taste it. Fougère means ‘fern-like’, in French, and the category grew from the launch of Houbigant’s Fougère Royale, in 1882. Many of us are familiar with blackberry-picking ourselves: the Rubus fruticosus bramble tangles itself over countless hedgerows, perfect for turning into desserts, jams, jellies and even home-made wine. The early Arab perfumers used labdanum in their recipes – ‘the sweetest-scented of all substances’, as it was described, its links to perfumery actually go back to Egyptian time, when labdanum (a.k.a. There are a few scents, yes, which capture the sweet, grassy, earthy warmth of hay, which also has almost animalic qualities. Camellia Japonica (our garden shrub, which originated in – yes – Japan) is also related to the tea plant, Camellia Sinensis. Sisley Eau de Campagne, Once upon a time, ylang ylang – a tendrilled tropical flower which blossoms on a tall tree – was known as ‘poor man’s jasmine’ (because it has many similarities, scent-wise). Keiko Mecheri Bois de Santal Ralph Lauren Safari But bitter orange is a fragrance note in its own right, widely used in eau de Colognes and chypre fragrances, as well as adding a whoosh of freshness to florals. Fresh Violette (Sometimes, they’ll turn to synthetic iris to create that cool, almost sterile effect…), Andrea Maack Craft Like quite a few perfume ingredients, this is one that’s invaluable in cooking, too:  a sprig in a casserole, or a sauce, adds a wonderful aroma. The bitter orange tree – Citrus aurantium var. Last-minute Christmas gifts (that DON’T need posting!). He was so taken with the smell of scented gloves that he asked Creed to make it into a fragrance – and you can still smell that today…, Boadicea the Victorious Complex And there is a quality that says "bathroom, used, not cleaned for a while", and so much more. So while you may be familiar with lemon in Colognes and summer splashes, lemon’s actually present in many, many fragrances. Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir Perhaps unsurprisingly, frangipani pairs well with ingredients from tropical fruits, and coconut. Leather as side note brings out, by contrast as so often in perfumery, flowers. The waxy flowers of this tender twining shrub – also known as Madagascar Jasmine or Creeping Tuberose – are traditionally used in wedding bouquets and headdresses:  romantic, sweet, and (yes) a little like tuberose and jasmine. No one outside perfumery knows what it smells like by itself because to blends to beautifully with other materials. Caron Narcisse Noir Chloé Love Adding a nutty quality, actually:  soft, almost snuggly or ‘skin-like’. It’s over 15,000 years since man first harnessed bees’ busy-ness to produce this natural sweetener. L’Artisan Parfumeur Jour de Fête In general, they lend themselves well to men’s scents, though there are some feminine examples, too. Arum lily, calla lily, Easter lily:  three names for one southern African native flower, which has the botanical name of Zantedeschia aethiopica. This well-known shrubby perennial garden herb, Salvia officinialis, was used to ward off evil in ancient times. Bond No. Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan Marc Jacobs Dot (Strangely, the flower itself is scent-less.). Muguet French for Lily of the Valley. This little known plugin reveals the answer. It’s more likely to be isoeugenol, an ingredient found naturally in the essential oils of nutmeg and ylang-ylang, but which can also be synthesised from eugenol. (It’s also used in folk medicine.) Creed Jasmal Oscar de la Renta Live in Love It’s delectably intoxicating, in fragrances – and perfumers love to blend it with sandalwood, bergamot, clary sage and other floral notes. As an alternative, perfumers have turned to synthetic oud, although trained noses will tell you that it smells plainer, woody and leathery – but without the warm, balsamic qualities. Mostly, this evocative note – conjuring up images of sculptural wood cast ashore by stormy seas, and bleached by the sun – makes its way into men’s fragrances, or light, beach-inspired summery colognes. Who can resist a perfume ingredient with a name like that…? Guerlain Samsara It’s extracted by steam distillation of freshly-picked flowers, which must be a gorgeous task. Today, no home herb garden’s complete without rosemary – which was once planted to repel witches. (And conservationists.) So many sandalwood trees have been cut down in India, largely for production of perfume and incense – often illegally harvested, because it’s such a valuable commodity - that it’s become endangered. It starts a conversation with the "still small voice of calm".'. It’s generally recognised to be one of the more ‘aphrodisiac’, sensual note in the perfumer’s box of tricks. Gucci Gucci by Gucci Amanda Walker, the brand’s creator and a perfumer use flowers, fruit, herbs and spices in all her scents. (Meanwhile, did you that technically, a banana plant is a herb, not a tree…? Burberry Weekend for Women It goes brilliantly in tuberose compositions, and beautifully enhances chypres. Versace Versace. Guerlain Samsara Once upon a time, frangipani was the name of an actual perfume – produced by an aristocratic Roman Renaissance family by the name of Frangipani, and created by mixing orris (iris root), spices, civet and musk. In perfumery, it lends itself most beautifully to Orientals, working its exotic magic in many much-loved scents. (We’re going to try it out on our cashmere, and will report back.) You’ll get a sweetness, maybe a hint of caramel, from this ‘fruit of Heaven’ as it’s known. Off-screen, this flowering plant flourishes further afield than the European alps, where it’s a protected species:  edelweiss is nowadays most commonly found in Javanese mountain regions. Robert Piguet Fracas But it’s often also synthesised, adding a spicy warmth to Orientals (and quite a few men’s scents). For hundreds of years, from Roman times (that’s as far back as we know about) this style of perfume blended styrax, calamus and labdanum;  in the Middle Ages, oak moss began to be added, to create ‘pastilles’ for burning. Abayomi Jegede-November 27, 2020. L’Artisan Parfumeur Mandarine But as the stories behind fragrance ingredients go, they surely don’t come much more romantic than that…, Prada Les Infusions de Prada  Iris Go figure. But above all, they give depth and sexiness to a fragrance…'. Emporio Armani Lei Frederic Malle Noir Epices ‘Little darling’. Ink? Often, a synthetic note of benzyl acetate IS used by perfumers – but in reality, benzyl acetate is also found naturally in many flowers, including ylang-ylang, gardenia, hyacinth and jasmine. Around 70% of the rose oil in the world comes from Bulgaria;  other significant producers are Turkey, Iran and Morocco, and precious, limited quantities from Grasse. Guerlain Shalimar The plant itself is found in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, areas of the US like Florida, and Australia. Lancôme Hypnôse Senses Caron Or et Noir (Confusing spellings, too:  it can be spelled camomile, chamomile and camomile.) Rich and naturally complex, there are soft, come-hither floral elements to the balsam, as well as sweet vanilla and spicy cinnamon notes; it’s often used in orientals. 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