Caramel (pronounced keh·ruh·muhl) is a gourmand note in fragrances and the household name for a confectionery product prepared by heating sugar or syrup and mixing it with butter or cream.
Sugar is a familiar gourmand note that perfumers add to their fragrances with the intent to sweeten them up.
Orris is the fragrance term for a floral note in perfumes obtained from the dried and aged roots of the iris flower.
Rose is a popular perfume ingredient and floral fragrance note. It’s also the household name for more than 150 species of the woody perennial flowering plants in the Rosaceae family and the thousands of hybrids between them.
Honeysuckle is a perfume ingredient that adds a floral note to scents, and the household name for 180 species of arching shrubs and twining vines in the Caprifoliaceae family.
Jasmine (pronounced jaz·muhn) is a perfume ingredient and fragrance note that’s highly cherished by perfumeries. It adds an enchantingly complex floral note to perfumes.
Orange blossom is a perfume ingredient and floral note that adds a floral, sweet-orange scent to perfumes. It’s naturally derived from orange blossom oil, the essential oil extracted from the fragrant flowers of the bitter orange tree.
Coriander (pronounced kaw·ree·an·dr) is a perfume ingredient commonly used for adding a spicy note added to fragrances. It comes from coriander oil, an essential oil that’s naturally extracted from the dried seeds of the Latin-named Coriandrum sativum plant.
Pink pepper is a popular spicy note in perfumes. It’s derived naturally from the essential oil of pink peppercorn, the dried ripened fruit of the Schinus molle tree.
Bergamot (pronounced bur·guh·maat) is a citrus tree with yellow-green to lime-green fruit about the size of an orange, whose extracts are used in Earl Gray tea, the original recipe for Eau de Cologne, and as a citrusy fragrance note in cosmetics and perfumery.
Neroli (pronounced nr·ow·lee) is a perfume ingredient that’s extracted from the blossoms of the bitter citrus tree. It’s a popular citrusy note in perfumes, and a commonly found essential oil in cosmetics and aromatherapy.
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