Mum claims Primark’s £8 Aladdin perfume smells exactly like Thierry Mugler’s Alien £72.50 version

May 27, 2019

SHOPPERS are going wild for an £8 perfume from Primark which they claim smells identical to a designer scent costing nine times the price. The discount scent is part of the new Aladdin range at the high street store, and many agree that it is the dupe of Thierry Mugler’s iconic Alien scent, which comes […]

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The ancient perfumes of Cyprus

May 15, 2019

Yiannoula Lazarou tends to a fire boiling perfume inside a second millennium BC distiller discovered in Cyprus at the ancient perfume theme park and museum in Korakou, Cyprus. (Photo: AP) Korakou: Before Cyprus gained fame as the mythical birthplace of the goddess of love Aphrodite nearly three millennia ago, Cyprus was known around the Mediterranean for […]

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TMC workers spray perfume on EVM button, smell voters’ fingers to verify whether they voted for the party

April 30, 2019

Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress seems to have developed an innovative method to ensure the EVMs are not ‘rigged’. According to a report Anandabazar Patrika TMC workers in Majhigram village of Mangalkote area in Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency had allegedly sprayed perfume on the voting button corresponding to the TMC candidate and the workers were then sniffing […]

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Tom Ford’s New Perfume Is Extrême

April 16, 2019

This month, Tom Ford released a brand new addition to its luxury Private Blend line. Don’t assume this lavender base is a familiar spa fragrance; as with all things Tom Ford, Lavender Extrême pushes all industry norms to create something truly mesmeric. The prefatory blend of two extracted French lavender plants introduces a racy citrus […]

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Opulent perfume bottle breaks three world records

April 12, 2019

April 12 (UPI) — A Dubai company unveiled a perfume bottle with more than 3,500 inset diamonds and three Guinness World Record titles. Guinness confirmed the bottle for Shumukh, a unisex fragrance made by Spirit of Dubai Parfums, is a world record holder for most diamonds set on a perfume bottle, with 3,571 of the gems on […]

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Perfume: pop, presence, personality, plus!

April 6, 2019

Members of J-pop group Perfume (Photo from Perfume) The Japanese pop girl group Perfume conquered their native country, branched out to international touring, and became the first J-Pop group ever to be booked at California’s prestigious Coachella Festival. They’re also performing at the Paramount Theatre on April 10. Perfume is made up of Ayano Omoto, […]

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The perfume industry is moving towards sustainable fragrances

April 5, 2019

For more than 4,000 years, people have relied on plants to produce an array of fragrances used in perfumes. Archaeologists have found the remains of distillation units in the Indus valley dating as far back as four millenia. They have discovered evidence that the Persian civilisation had mastered sophisticated techniques to extract essential oils from […]

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