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The History of perfume | Perfume Making with Aequill

If you've been a customer of Aequill for a while, or have read some of our previous blog posts, you'll likely already know at least one thing about us: we're big fans of scent; from essential oils to modern perfumery and eau de parfum, we're passionate about fragrance! That's why, today, we've got something incredibly exciting to share with you; we're talking about the history of perfume! The Origins of Perfume The history of perfume may actually go back further than you expect; in fact, perfume is thought to date back as far as Ancient Egypt! Fragrance and scent was incredibly important to Egyptian society, and it's believed that Egyptian priests used aromatic resins, scented oils and the fragrance of...

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Reed Diffusers: Gentle Atmospheric Fragrance

Our reed diffusers immerse you in a steady flow of your favourite fragrance throughout the day. A gentle aroma drifting towards you when you least expect it is enough to instantly lift your mood and give meaning to your day.By spreading our reed diffusers around the rooms in your house, you will discover a new scent environment wherever you are in your home. Our reed diffusers work wonderfully in every room. Take our Lavender & Marjoram, this reed diffuser works wonderfully in the bathroom, and brings slow tranquility to the bedroom. A soothing blend of Lavender, Herbaceous Marjoram and delicate Neroli, this fragrance has a sedating effect on mind and body and is delicate enough to live with. Staying with...

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Eau de Parfum: 10 Unique Scents You Might Not Have Heard Of

Aequill was born out of one thing: a love of the emotional power of scent. It's why all of our products utilise a blend of raw, refined, and natural materials, to allow the emotive benefits of the incredible fragrances to truly shine. It's probably unsurprising, then, that our founder is incredibly passionate about fragrance, and is constantly seeking out contemporary, pioneering scents, and the talented perfumers that make them. That's why, a few years ago, she spent the day at 'Perfume: A Sensory Journey through Contemporary Scent' in Somerset House, London Perfume: A Sensory Journey through Contemporary Scent This exhibition sought to share 10 unique, groundbreaking creations in the world of eau de parfum, and the pioneers that created them....

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Perfume Note & The Fragrance Pyramid

Perfume making is a mysterious craft. A perfumer is an olfactory expert who uses their understanding of fragrance notes to create compositions that balance and delight the senses. To do this they start by selecting and combining the right mixture of raw materials of oils, molecules and solvents to achieve an agreeable balance and body of the perfume. Perfumery, in its purest term, is the secret of creating these captivating scents using subtle combinations of top, heart and base notes. Just like music, perfume is described in a musical metaphor consisting of three sets of notes making the harmonious scent accord. The notes appear over time, with an immediate impression of the top note leading to the deeper middle notes,...

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