Milky Ways theme
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In this edit, we invite you to explore the blissful milky nuances found in certain perfumes. The lactonic (milky) effect can be a natural bonus of a flower or wood essence used in the formula or it can be a lab-engineered accord.
Nature is economical and clever: the same types of molecules are present in the metabolism of white flowers like jasmine and orange blossom, green grass, bulbs of early spring bloomers, trees and animals. Lactones (lac being a Latin root for words relating to milk) can be found in blossoms, stems and roots of certain plants, these chemicals protect them from parasites, fungi and mould. The smell of lactones is why we sometimes think of milk when smelling perfumes containing extracts of flowers, orris (iris root) or the accord of ‘freshly mown hay’.
This edit has both: perfumes containing the milky nuances, bestowed upon us by nature, as well as engineered artistic experiments, in which perfumers have used modern aromachemicals to recreate the desired milky effect; from the warmth of a steaming cup of sweet hot chocolate to the comforting clean essence of a baby's skin.
A beautiful fantasy full of engineered accords; including milky skin accord which harnesses the gentle innocent echo of infants. This delicious bliss is complemented by accords of heavenly fruit, oceanic salty ambergris and plastic. The latter is a reference to the iconic anime about the distant future where cyborgs and people are hard to tell apart.
A perfume conjuring up a peaceful cosy moment, under a woolen blanket with a mug of steaming hot chocolate.
Aomassaï conjures sweet, dry oriental bitters. Roasted caramel married with orange and incense offers a perfect “olfactory bitterness”. Notes of honeyed caramel and dry grass give the milky nuance in this delicious, rich scent.
This perfume is a dense milky haze of lactonic mimosa harvested just after spring wakes up in Grasse.
This perfume has a curious nuance akin to the aroma of freshly snapped flower stems exuding sticky sap. It has a certain milky quality. After all grass and humble meadow flowers is where milk starts (with the help of cows).
Full of natural iris root extract, this perfume is creamy rather than milky. Orris (root of iris) has a rich velvety creamy character that is often compared to the aroma of suede.
A perfect example of a floral perfume with a distinct lactonic (milky) nuance. The duo of frangipani and tamarind blossom pump an alluring milky haze in this formula. There is an exotic milky twist of coconut too.