Recent in Fragrance (page 3 of 3)

Speaking the Fragrance Language

because fragrance is a subjective experience, how can a formulator translate a marketing concept into objective terms to incorporate it in a finished product? To investigate, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine attended a recent fragrance workshop, hosted by Bell Fragrances & Flavors, and learned about the Seven Olfactive Fragrance Families

Comparatively Speaking: Universal vs. Cultural Scent Interpretation

Tony O'Lenick Jr. asks industry expert Steve Herman to briefly describe the differences between cultural and universal odor interpretations to assist product developers in choosing fragrances for formulas.

Comparatively Speaking: Fragrances in Nonpolar Bases vs. Water-based Systems

In this week's edition of Comparatively Speaking, Tony O'Lenick asks fragrance expert Steve Herman to explain how fragrances may be incorporated into nonpolar bases vs. water-based systems.

DfE Fragrances Developed for Eco-friendly Hand Soaps

J&E Sozio Inc. has developed a line of fragrances that follow the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Design for the Environment (DfE) program, to enable personal care formulators to create hand soaps that meet eco-friendly labeling standards.

2010 Fragrance Trends Published to Assist Formulators

Bell Flavors and Fragrances predicted the10 fragrance and flavor trends for 2010. These flavors and fragrances can be used by formulators to develop on-trend personal care products.

Making a Connection

Scent obviously is strongly connected to experience and can evoke memories, but how does it work? While the view of how a scent connects to an experience may be blurry, the fact that the two connect is clear. So what better way to connect a consumer to a positive experience than through scent?

Understanding Fragrance in Personal Care

Fragrances often are used in personal care products to affect the consumer’s perception of product performance. Therefore, product formulators must be cognizant of their target audience, as well as aware of fragrance allergens, approved fragrance materials and interactions between fragrances and other ingredients. The present article provides an overview of these factors.

Cooking Chemistry and the Formulator—Seasonings: Taste and Smell

This article is the last in a four-part series that highlights connections between cooking chemistry and personal care product development, including reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions, for the benefit of formulators.

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