Founded in Warsaw in 2005, Galilu offers a rich selection of about fifty niche perfume and cosmetic brands. Its owner, Agnieszka Lukasik, answered Nez’ questions.
Au menu de cette revue de presse, le rôle de l’olfaction dans l’art contemporain, les senteurs vues par les philosophes et le retour de l’enfleurage du muguet.
After cofounding a design agency, Americans Franco Wright and Adam Eastwood came up in 2002
with the idea of creating Luckyscent, their own e-commerce site specialising in niche
From biodegradable molecules and biotechnologies to renewable carbon, the perfume industry is developing new processes to create molecules with reduced environmental footprints to meet the challenges of sustainable development and growing consumer demand for naturalness. But has petrochemical synthesis said its last word?
While the profession of perfumer is inextricably linked to the notion of competition, the long, arduous path that leads to it is equally competitive.
From specialised schools and university courses to in-house schools at composition houses, there are several paths open to anyone who wants to make perfumery their profession.
Le plus grand salon international consacré à la beauté au Moyen-Orient aura lieu à Dubaï . Quel est l’objectif de cette 25e édition ? Que réserve la programmation de l’événement, notamment en matière de parfum ? Les réponses d’Elaine O’Connell, directrice du salon.
Yves Cassar has been a perfumer for IFF since 1998. He has created many successes, alone or with a team. We asked him about vetiver.
Julie Massé is a perfumer at Mane since 2010. We asked her about vanilla.
Céline Barel has been a perfumer at IFF since 2001, creating Aesop’s Tacit, Zoologist’s Squid, Jo Malone’s Vanilla & Anise, and Maison d’Etto’s Canaan and Durban Jane.
Aurélien Guichard, whose hometown is Grasse, joined Takasago in 2018, after roles as a perfumer with Givaudan and Firmenich. He is the nose behind Narciso for Narciso Rodriguez, Gucci Guilty, and Encens suave and Radical Rose for his own brand, Matière première.
Mane does everything possible to continually feed the creativity of its Parisian perfumery team, from introducing new ingredients to encouraging collaboration with other disciplines.
My perfume is 100% natural. Yes, but what does that mean? What exactly does it contain? Well, it depends!
American perfumer Mandy Aftel has been creating natural fragrances for 30 years and has founded her own brand, Aftelier Perfumes. This passionate pioneer tells us how she discovered natural fragrances, how she works, and what she thinks about the current natural craze.
A graduate of ISIPCA, Irène Farmachidi learned the perfume business alongside Dominique Ropion and Maurice Roucel, and then Charabot. In 2011, she moved to Technicoflor. She has recently created natural perfumes for the brand Ormaie.
When he first began working at Robertet in Grasse eight years ago, Serge De Oliveira quickly began to compose natural perfumes. Today he creates fragrances for 100Bon, Ormaie and Nolença as well as Ultra Doux shampoos.
Independent perfumer since 2007, Delphine Thierry has a real love for natural ingredients, and did not wait for them to be in vogue to become interested in this perfumery. She has collaborated with the brands Eve and Daphnée, Floratropia, and Richard Lüscher Britos.
To obtain an objective and quantified response on the raw materials have the most impact on our environmental resources, Mane has developed a test based on the principles of green chemistry.
Mane is bringing together the historic technique of enfleurage and supercritical fluid extraction to introduce original notes to perfumers’ palette, with minimal impact on the environment.
Calice Becker, President of the International Society of Perfumer-Creators, answered Nez’s questions.