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Perfumes are frequently classified in terms of fragrance families. Membership depends on the dominant scent of the heart note and families can be roughly divided into floral, oriental, woody, and fresh. Each in its turn is subdivided into groups that imperceptibly shade into one another:
- Like flowers, tend to be sweet, fresh, delicate, airy, and feminine
- Include fragrances such as rose, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, lilac, violet, iris, tuberose, gardenia or ylang-ylang.
- Floral perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g.: 10, 37, 45, 52, 66.
- Sensual, seductive, heavy, and warm.
- Include fragrances such as tonka beans, resins, vanilla, ambergris or musk
- Oriental perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g..: 16, 21, 35, 54, 97.
- Warm, deep, and resinous, designed for stable, mature, and elegant men
- Appropriate for business meetings
- Include, e.g. cedar oil, pine tree, sandalwood, lignum-vitae, or rosewood.
- Woody perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g.: 4, 11, 28, 53, 72.
- Perceived as intriguing, unusual, classy; usually designed for men.
- Include, e.g.: moss, lavender, fern, ptachouli, vetiver, sage, geranium, rosemary, and thyme.
- Fern perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g.: 70, 78, 83, 95, 103.
Fern scents (fougere)
- Postrzegane są jako intrygujące, ekstrawaganckie, dodające klasy; przeważnie męskie.
- Znajdziesz w nich m.in.: mech, lawendę, paprocie, paczule, wetiwer, szałwię, geranium, rozmaryn czy tymianek.
- Nuty paprociowe znajdziesz np. w perfumach LIVIOON 70, 78, 83, 95, 103.
- Light, refreshing, and energizing. For young, active people. The family includes most unisex and sport perfumes.
- Include, e.g.: orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, mandarin, and bergamot.
- Citrus perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g.: 9, 69, 73,74 i 81.
- Usually contain calone, a synthetic substance that gives them a frosty, cooling effect.
- Described as clean, fresh, cool, and refreshing.
- Aquatic perfumes in the LIVIOON range, e.g.: 41, 67, 84.
- Include peach, apricot, cherry, blackberry, raspberry, strawberry, kiwi, and mango.
- Sweet, cheerful, delicate, and girlish, often used in summer and sport perfumes. No examples!