Happy Friday, everyone! Today's video is a chat about my perfumes and reminiscing about 80's scents; keep reading for fun facts..
*Why do we associate scents with specific memories? It's called Odor-evoked Audiobiographical Memory, or Proust Phenomenon, after French writer Marcel Proust. In other words, the way your brain processes photos and memories--smells are processed in the smell-analyzing region in your brain, which is close to the regions a handle memory and emotion. Touch and sound do not pass through these areas of the brain. We have a thousand or more receptors for smells compared to 400 for sight or touch!
*1981-GIOGIO OF BEVERLY HILLS: Orange blossom, peach, apricot, freesia, bergamot, tuberose, gardenia, jasmine, rose, orchid, sandalwood, patchouli, vanilla, amber, cedar, oak moss, musk.
*1985-Calvin Klein OBSESSION : Mandarin orange, vanilla peach, basil, bergamot, lemon, coriander, sandalwood, orange blossom, jasmine, oakmoss, cedar, rose, amber, musk, civet.
*1985-FENDI: Ylang ylang, rose, jasmine, iris, carnation, nutmeg, patchouli, sandalwood, cedar, amber, oak moss, musk.
*1986-LIZ CLAIBORNE: Carnation, lily, freesia, mandarin marigold, bergamot peach tuberose lily of the valley violet warm sandalwood amber, oakmoss, musk.
*1989-VICTORIA by Victoria's Secret: Fruity floral. (Not lot of info on this one)
*1992- RAPTURE by Victoria's Secret: Oriental spicy-- Citrus, orange blossom, freesia, jasmine, rose, amber, musk, vanilla.
*1999-Christian Dior JADORE: Fresh mandarin, jasmine, plum, orchid, rose, musk, blackberry.
*2004- Britney Spears CURIOUS for Elizabeth Arden: (Britney was paid 52 million from endorsement, was #1 fragrance in department stores that year, & honored by Fragrance Foundation as best women's fragrance) White floral scent-- Louisiana magnolia, golden anjou pear, lotus flower, tuberose, star jasmine, vanilla infused musk, sandalwood, blonde woods.
*2007-Chanel Number 5-EAU PREMIERE: Rose absolute, jasmine, neroli, ylang ylang, patchouli, vanilla, amber.
*2010-Chanel CHANCE EAU TENDRE: (Floral-fruity) Grapefruit, quince, hyacinth, jasmine, amber, cedar, white musk.
*2010-Gucci GUILTY: (Oriental floral fragrance) Pink pepper, heart of lilac, patchouli, amber, mandarin, peach, geranium.
According to Amazon, 'the following can affect the scent on you: your mood, stress level, age, body chemistry, diet, medication, dry or oily skin. All affect staying power.'
Whew! I hope this was informative! (I listed Liz Claiborne & Fendi, as they were my favs as well 👍) Thanks for tuning in!
xoxo ETQ74 👑
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