Latin for fumum through the smoke - comes when you discover that burning some wood and some resins, these pleasant smells . It can not be dated with certainty, the birth of perfume, but it certainly was used in the religious sphere during the ritual sacrifices to cover the smell of blood of the victims were then priests and beautiful women to use it first.
The most important quality of a perfume.
The aroma explodes with top notes that should attract attention. Give off a fragrance light and ephemeral. They are often esperidee notes (lemon , bergamot , mandarin , orange ) or herbaceous (sage , rosemary, lavender) . Develop and enrich gradually joining the heart notes , which are the dominant notes of the perfume.
They kept most of the top notes . Their fragrance needs time to develop. The heart notes give the fragrance character . They generally flower ( rose, carnation , jasmine , ylang - ylang, tuberose, lily of the valley ) or spicy ( clove, cinnamon, coriander , nutmeg ) .
The bottom notes intensify the character of the perfume and give the estate. These notes need more time to develop, but they last longer than others. They feel almost imperceptibly through the top notes , maintain and prolong the heart notes . Control the different speeds of evaporation of top notes and heart notes . They are often balsamic ( opoponaco , benzoin , labdanum , galbanum , myrrh ) or boisée ( cedar wood, patchouli , vetiver , sandalwood ) . A person who breathes a fragrance should be able to guess from the outset and predict future development, must " take note "without bothering about its fleeting and if not recognized more in a few hours .