Latest Perfume Stories

2010-08-25 09:20:00

The process for putting the smell that sells into thousands of consumer products is much like composing a symphony.

2010-06-11 13:00:00

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Coty Inc., a leader in the global beauty industry, took home four prestigious fragrance industry awards at The Fragrance Foundation's 38th Annual FiFi Awards held in New York City on June 10.

2010-06-07 09:03:00

GELEEN, The Netherlands, June 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Isobionics has finalized the development of a breakthrough fermentation process for production of its natural Valencene Pure(TM).

2010-05-12 11:53:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis reveals that top-selling fragrance products--from Britney Spears' Curious and Hannah Montana Secret Celebrity to Calvin Klein Eternity and Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce --contain a dozen or more secret chemicals not listed on labels, multiple chemicals that can trigger allergic reactions or disrupt hormones, and many substances that have not been assessed for safety by the beauty industry's self-policing review panels.

2010-05-07 08:21:00

SAO PAULO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- During his recent visit to Brazil for the launch of his second fragrance Patrick Dempsey 2, exclusive for Avon, American actor Patrick Dempsey made room in his busy schedule to join Avon Brazil President Luis Felipe Miranda to announce the donation of a digital Mammography Unit to the Gynecology Department of the Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP).

2010-04-30 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Victoria's Secret Beauty has scored another hit! Love Rocks, the newest fragrance in the Victoria's Secret Sexy Little Things collection, has picked up a prestigious FiFi Awards nomination, considered the "Oscars" of the fragrance industry.

2010-04-17 16:30:00

Scientists have 'trained' an electronic system to be able to predict the pleasantness of novel odors, just like a human would perceive them – turning the popular notion that smell is completely personal and culture-specific on its head.

2010-03-23 10:08:00

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons The New School for Design and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), in partnership with International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), Coty Inc. and Seed Media Group, present HEADSPACE: A Symposium on Scent as Design.

2010-03-08 02:00:00

PARIS, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Inviting Women to Share Their Vision of Femininity Thierry Mugler invites women-and men-of the world to connect and communicate through womanity.com, to share unique, fun and surprising experiences on the theme of femininity.

2010-02-25 15:47:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fragrance Shop has added over 400 new fragrances and other items to its product line in the past eighteen months. The company now boasts the largest selection of pure perfume and fragrances available on the Internet.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.