7 Interesting Facts About Perfume

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Who doesn’t love smelling fabulous? Here are 7 interesting fact about perfumes that you might want to read.


1
The word perfume originates from the Latin word per fumum, which means "through smoke."

2
To preserve perfumes, it is best to keep them in light, tight aluminium bottles and to refrigerate them at low temperatures between 3-7 Celsius.

3
Perfume fragrances last longer on people with oily skin because their skin has more natural moisture content to hold the fragrance.

4
Channel No. 5 is the company most popular perfume and one bottle is sold worldwide every 55 second.

5
Jean Carles, a famed French perfumer, was said to have insured his nose for one million dollars.

6
The most expensive perfume in the world is Clive Christian’s Imperial Majesty, priced at $215,000 for 16.9 ounces.

7
When testing new perfumes, avoid trying more than three in a row. Your nose will have trouble differentiating the aromas if you happen to overload.