Françoise Rapp

Oriental Perfumes: Warm and Deep Notes

Oriental perfumes, also known as “amber perfumes,” encompass a wide range of scents that belong to the oriental olfactory family, which is the second most influential family in the world of perfumery, following the floral family. These amber perfumes are renowned for their warm, deep, and sensual aromas. They are crafted using ingredients such as […]

Woody Perfumes : The Backbone of Perfumery

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of natural perfumery as we deeply dive into the woody family of scents. With their earthy and warm notes, perfume lovers have cherished woody fragrances for centuries. This article will explore the origins, characteristics, and popular ingredients within this olfactory family. The Allure of Woody Fragrances Drawing inspiration from […]

How to Describe a Scent? Notes, Facets, and Fragrant Families

Welcome to the enchanting world of scents, where words come alive, and fragrances ignite our senses. Describing a scent is an art form, a delicate dance between capturing the essence of a fragrance and expressing it in words. In this article, we will explore the fascinating realm of scent description, diving into the realms of […]

Evaluating Perfumes: A Comprehensive Guide

Creating a perfume involves several crucial stages, one of which is evaluation. In this article, we will delve into the details of this procedure and explore the critical criteria for assessing the quality of a perfume. Sensory Evaluations for Perfume Quality After purely technical evaluation, perfumes are subjected to sensory assessment to determine their overall […]

Chypre Perfumes: The Epitome of Sophistication and Elegance

Regarding fragrance families, Chypre perfumes undoubtedly hold a special place. With their unparalleled sophistication and elegance, Chypre perfumes have become a symbol of refinement in the world of fragrances. What are Chypre Perfumes?  Chypre perfumes are known for their distinct character and unique composition. While they may initially appear discreet in their top and heart […]

Australia : A Land of Olfactory Inspiration

Australia has always held a special place in my heart, symbolizing fascination and inspiration. As a perfumer and essential oils expert, I am constantly embarking on imaginary journeys where the scents of essences from distant lands transport me to new realms of creativity. Among these journeys, Australia stands out as a perfect example, with its […]

How to wear a natural perfume?

how to wear a natural perfume

Have you ever wondered how different a natural perfume is from a classic or conventional scent? While classic fragrances often comprise a substantial percentage of chemical and synthetic molecules, natural perfumes are composed only of natural essences. This chemistry makes a classic fragrance leave a very marked trail in addition to a long-lasting hold, which […]

Scent Design, Creation, and Production in Natural Perfumery

Perfumes are essential to our daily lives, whether going out for a date or attending a corporate meeting. But have you ever wondered how perfumes are made? How does the scent work, and what steps are involved in manufacturing a natural fragrance? The First Manufacturing Step: The Perfume Concentrate The first step involves creating a […]

Natural Perfumery Classification in Fragrant Families

The sense of smell is one of our most powerful senses. It can instantly transport us back to treasured memories and evoke strong emotions. For centuries, fragrances have created an ambiance, increased attraction, and enhanced our personal experiences. Scents have the power to empower us, making us feel confident and ready to conquer the world. […]