|AROMATIC FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Aromatic fresh green accords like thyme, rosemary, tarragon or mint are commonly mixed with citrus and spicy notes for fuller accords.
|CHYPRE FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||A generic name for a family of fragrances with a mossy, woody base, chypre was originally inspired by the smells of the island of Cyprus, starring sharp patchouli and oak-moss base notes intertwined with citrus.
|CITRUS FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Composed of oils from lemon, orange, bergamot, grapefruit or mandarin zest, the citrus family imparts fresh, clean and bright notes when added to the top notes of a fragrance.
|FLORAL FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||The largest fragrance family, florals lie at the heart of the composition and can be enhanced with green, aldehydic, fruity, powdery or spicy nuances.
|FOUGÈRE FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Named after the French term for fern, fougère are green and aromatic herbal scents featuring lavender, oakmoss, citrus and woods that are often used in men’s scents.
|LEATHER FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Originally created to mask the foul scent of tanned leather, the modern leather family boasts leathery aromas of smoke, wood, tobacco and honey.
|SPICE/RESINOUS FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Traditionally defined as having a strong amber presence, today’s spice/resinous fragrances often refer to exotic herbs and spices like musk, vanilla and resins that give off a heady, warm, sensual scent.
|WOODY FRAGRANCE FAMILY:
||Based on warm, opulent or dry woods like sandalwood and cedar, woody fragrances are often given a twist with fruity notes, florals, herbs and spices.