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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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.
Scented with ambergris (last century's preferred perfume base) from the stomach of Physeter catodon, the Sperm Whale, Linda would evoke great eras of economic expansion just in wafting by one's table at a Bob Dole fundraiser.
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.
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.