In modern era
Perfume had been used in world wide.
It is used up in 3 ways :
To cover up body odor
For own personal sense
To attract opposite sex
Can describe a person’s personality.
It is a substance that gives off a
pleasant smell to the owner.
In the past
Used it in a religious ceremony and
Nowadays, it is used more advance.
In history :
Perfume is called “per fumum”
Means through smoke
Comes from Latin words
Found by Egyptians
They accidently burn a wood to warm them
Types of perfume
There are 4 types :
Eau de parfum
Eau de toilette
The highest percent dissolves in alcohol
is eau de parfum
Perfume has stages like music note
○ Do not last long
○ Disappear in 10 to 12 minutes
○ Can last longer
○ Disappear in 30 to 45 minutes
○ The back up for top and middle note
○ Can last up about four hours and more
What are the differences in
perfume making between the old
days and the modern days?
Old days :
Used natural materials such as plants and
Most important ingredient is plant.
Use certain plant such as sandalwood,
rosemary, jasmine, cinnamon and roses.
These plant gives out their unique
For essential oils :
Petals, bark, seeds, leaves and roots of a
Some used secret substance from
animals to make the perfume last longer
and slow down the evaporation.
In modern days :
Combination of natural
Used alcohol to dilute the ingredients
Some famous perfume making kept a
secret of their ingredients from being
According to the perfume expert, we can
relate the personality of someone with
the perfume they wear.
Two scientist say that a person will use
perfume based on their favorite color.
Been stated that
People who like bright color such as
pink, yellow and orange will choose
fruity or floral scents.
Some who choose darker color such as
red, green or purple will attracted to
So, basically, we can judge their
personality by their smells.
These are the characteristics of the person
and the types of perfume that they wear.
Characteristics Types of perfume
Enjoy classical music
Spend holiday in rural
Like pink color
Outgoing and optimistic Musky
Loves rock music
Pampered with activities
such as spa or pedicure
Fragrance are famous around the
many products such as aroma
candles, bath products and body
Many reasons why people wear
The most important fact is it make
people feel happy.
1. Fragrance and memory
It has a strong connection
○Chocolate will remind about home
made chocolate cake
○Strawberry will remind the
sweetness air of strawberry farm
It will automatically connect our mind
with the positive memories we had.
2. Escape from stress
Perfect place to release stress is
bathtub and shower.
The scent of shampoo and soap
is a good therapy
Will feel more comfortable and
reduce a little bit of stress.
3. Show off unique personality
Use mood or color
Match the scent with mood
Influence confident and self-
Wrong scent with wrong mood
will change into a disaster
Hence, the sense of smell plays an important role in
our emotional. Dr. Schiff man of Duke University
said: “although the world will continue to become
more technological, our biological nature will always
be at the core of our lives. A life without olfactory
pleasure would be an empty one”.