There are several different perfumes available and
each one has a different fragrance. They are made up
of different ingredients. They can be made of natural
resources, chemicals or a combination.
Most perfumes use a blend of aromas that are usually
found in concentrated essential oils. There is a
formula that goes with each perfume in order to reach
that particular scent that you are trying to get.
Essential oils can be either natural or synthetic,
which will affect the result of your fragrance.
Natural ingredients cost a little more but it is worth
it when you get the natural scent to combine to make
the best fragrance.
To use synthetic essential oils will have an affect on
the results of your fragrance. The fragrance may not
last long, may not smell natural, or may cause an
There are other ingredients that go into making a
perfume, including Ethyl Alcohol. This type of alcohol
will mix well with the essential oils.
There are two fixatives that may be used to allow the
fragrance to last longer. Phtalates is a substance
that is used as a fixative. Phtalates may cause an
allergic reaction in some people as well as other
Glycerin is another common fixative to use in
preserving the perfume.
Glycerin can also cause an allergic reaction. These
ingredients are important to maintain shelf life. If
you are making your own perfume you may leave a
fixative out to enjoy the natural scents without any