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Fragrance families and descriptors: Tying loose ends

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Fragrance families and descriptors: Tying loose ends

Happy Friday! Picking up from where we left off, there are a few more fragrance families we've left behind. Here they are: Aromatic Aromatic fragrances are dominated by herbal notes like lavender, clary sage, basil, rosemary, thyme, eucalyptus etc. The aromatic family can be accompanied by several sub-families including green (Chèvrefeuille by Creed), spicy (Figuier Ardent  by Atelier Cologne) and fruity (Eau de Cartier Zeste de Soleil by Cartier). My personal favorite would have to be Eau de Gentiane Blanche by Hermès. Very minimalistic yet so intriguing!  Leather The last of the traditional fragrance families, the leather family was exemplified by a single...

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Fragrance families and descriptors: Continued

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Fragrance families and descriptors: Continued

Last week I wrote about Citrus, Oriental and Chypre fragrance families. Picking up from where we left off, we'll look at more fragrance families in today's blog. Let's go! 

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Fragrance families and descriptors: An introduction

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Fragrance families and descriptors: An introduction

In this blog post, we will look at main fragrance families and their sub-families and what to expect from each one of them. 

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