Perfumery - Crafting and Appreciating Scents

Learn about the art of creating and using perfumes, including the history, composition, and cultural significance of fragrances.
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Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Perfumery FAQ

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What does perfume mean?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free! The meaning of PERFUMERY is the art or process of making perfume.

What is the purpose of a perfume?

The purpose of using perfume or fragrance compositions in these industries is to affect customers through their sense of smell and entice them into purchasing the perfume or perfumed product. As such there is significant interest in producing a perfume formulation that people will find aesthetically pleasing.

What is a perfume called?

It is sometimes called "eau de perfume" or "millésime." [citation needed] Parfum de toilette is a less common term, most popular in the 1980s, that is generally analogous to eau de parfum. Eau de toilette (EdT): 5–15% aromatic compounds (typically ~10%). This is the staple for most masculine perfumes.

What is the art of perfumery?

The art of perfumery has become a blend of tradition and innovation, with perfumers drawing inspiration from the past while pushing the boundaries of what is possible. French perfumery is not just about creating beautiful scents; it is an art form that requires skill, creativity, and a deep understanding of the ingredients used.

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