perfume base

perfume base

[′pər‚fyüm ‚bās]
(materials)
Any natural or synthetic material used by perfumers as a starting point for perfume manufacture.
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As vinegars are an excellent perfume base, we have selected three refined notes which will delicately perfume hair and evoke the bygone era of celebrated vinegar beauty elixirs.
If L'Oreal approves it, the flagrance is put into an alcohol or perfume base, or into skincare forms like lotions.
Orange is one of my favourites as a perfume base (must remind me of California) and this pencil smells good enough to eat.
This woody floral fragrance is said to restore serenity and harmony by soothing and rebalancing both skin and senses with a concentrated perfume base and a blend of essential oils such as basil, iris root, cedar and benzoin.
They took a mundane incense, boosted the quality and potency of its perfume base, and turned it into a hot idea: "incense that does not have to be lit in order to be enjoyed.
Using computer technology, creative perfumery skills and art, the Perfume Creator works with a large number of specially created perfume bases that can be mixed together to form a new finished fragrance.