Wood

FAQs

What does wood smell like? • Oud smells spicy, smoky, and musky with a faint sweetness • Sandalwood smells warm, deep, rich, and resinous • Cedarwood smells dry, smooth, sleek, with a hint of pencil shavings What type of smell is wood? • Wood is in the Earthy & Woody fragrance family, while oud is part of the Warm & Spicy fragrance family What are some key types of wood and where do they come from? • Oud, also known as Agarwood, is a fragrant, dark, resinous wood. Its extreme rarity makes it one of the most expensive raw scent ingredients in the world. • Sandalwood comes from the evergreen santalum album tree. It takes at least 30 years to mature before the oil can be harvested for perfume. • Cedarwood is created from a wild tree, creating a dry, woody scent

Tips & Tricks

What does wood pair well with? • For a soft and sweet scent: Pair with vanilla notes • For a fresh and energetic scent: Pair with citrus notes How to make your fragrance last: • Fragrance lasts longer on hydrated skin—try spritzing post-shower or after applying moisturizer • Spray pulse points to make your scent last longer: wrists, neck, behind ears, ankles, and calves • Keep a mini fragrance in your bag for an afternoon pick-me-up • Keep your scents in top condition by storing bottles in a cool, dry place Find your perfect concentration: The concentration of a perfume is the percentage of pure fragrance oil to ethanol and stabilizing ingredients, which determines how long it will last. • Pure perfume: At 20+ percent perfume oil, this is the most potent concentration • Eau de parfum (EDP): At 15 to 20 percent perfume oil, this popular choice allows you to switch up your scent from day to night • Eau de toilette (EDT): At 10 to 15 percent perfume oil, this concentration can be applied throughout the day