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Cardamom Is The Perfume Note To Try (Mutamayez for Him)

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Cardamom is mainly used in Indian and Middle Easter cuisine, yet it provides fragrances with a very deep smell that lingers on for hours at a time. This is why it’s widely used in fragrances. The mysterious, darkish smell combined with hints of subtle sweet notes usually marries well with other spice and fruit notes to create unique scents. Many times, it’s used often in citrusy fragrances, since it blends pleasantly with citrus notes like sweet orange, lemon, grapefruit, bergamot, petitgrain and neroli.

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Winter’s Favorite Fragrance Note: Oud

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Oud or agarwood, the provocative fragrance note has been solidly trending for the last three years. The demand for this enticing scent has cemented oud’s place in both mainstream and niche perfumes.

Oud is derived from the Southeast Asian Agarwood tree, which forms a dark resin in order to protect itself from a specific strain of mold. Oud is then extracted from the resin, and blended into the heartwood.

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Alcoholic vs. Non-alcoholic perfumes! Do you Know the difference?

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Are you aware of different kinds of perfumes available in market? Do you know that they come in varied versions such as alcoholic and non-alcoholic perfumes? Do you know slathering or spraying which kind of perfume is good for your skin? As an urban woman, you need to be updated about what’s going right into your skin in the form of fragrance.

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What is Arabian Perfume and how to wear it?

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Middle East culture carries a vital part of perfumery since its inception. There have been Arabic perfumes possessing enthralling and unique fragrances that also get associated with prehistoric heritage and superior luxury. These perfumes are exotic while carrying a touch of local traditions. However, there are different western perfume brands available across the globe but Arabic perfumes in the Middle East topped up the list with strong and pleasing fragrances.  However, within Middle East, United Arab Emirates is one of the region’s top countries that is overwhelmed with the aromatic fragrances across. So to start off let us take a brief look...

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Influence of Smelling Coffee on Olfactory Habituation

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Smelling coffee beans between perfumes is like eating sorbet between courses. Both help distinguish the latest flavor (or scent) from the original one. But how?The lab of UC Berkeley scientist, Noam Sobel, found when examining the "Influence of Smelling Coffee on Olfactory Habituation":"Smelling coffee aroma between perfume samples, as compared to smelling unscented air, actually works. The perceived odor intensity of the perfume from sample to sample stayed the same after smelling coffee aroma while it decreased when smelling air between samples. The pleasantness of the perfume, however, was similar after smelling coffee or air."This isn't the only way to...

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