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(ē`läng-ē`läng), perfume oil obtained by distillation of the fragrant flowers of Cananga odorata, a large tropical Asian tree of the custard-apple family. The oil is highly valued for soaps, cosmetics, and expensive perfumes, particularly in what are known as Oriental blends.
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It will have two components, the first of which is river flood mitigation through the 2.4-kilometer San Juan River diversion channel on top of widening Ylang Ylang and Rio Grande rivers by 2.8 kilometers and 4.2 kilometers, respectively.
Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is one of numerous locations throughout Costa Rica that will celebrate the day.
Sarah McCartney, Craft Perfumer at 4160Tuesdays who created 'Pillow Talk' in partnership with Jurys Inn, added, "There's a long tradition of using perfume to seduce, from Cleopatra and her rose petals to modern day traditions of spreading Ylang Ylang petals over the marriage bed.
Blended with notes of gardenia, ylang ylang blossoms, mandarin, and nashi pear, Wisteria also has a hint of airy musk.
It's bursting with natural ingredients like Argan, Apricot Kernel and Ylang Ylang Oils as well as Lavender and Vitamin E.
The Los Angeles firm received the honor for its Purity Collection, an exotic floral fusing ylang ylang, tuberose, gardenia and magnolia, with base notes of blond woods and tonka bean.
Estee Lauder has unveiled a new fragrance, Private Collection Amber Ylang Ylang, created by Aerin Lauder.
The fragrance, which is said to express Prince's artistic vision, carries top notes of bergamot, jasmine and gardenia with heart notes of ylang ylang, patchouli and sandalwood and base notes of cedarwood and musks.
Made up of ylang ylang, iris, hot amber oils and geranium the ingredients react to your own body temperature to produce your own distinctive perfume.
Choose from Dreamtime, pounds 2.40, made with a deeply relaxing blend of essential oils of lavender, chamomile and sandalwood, or Elixir, pounds 2.75, a beautifully uplifting and sensual blend of neroli and ylang ylang, topped with red rose petals.
So they called in expert Caroline Ingraham who put ylang ylang, sandalwood and rose oils on strips of wood and got Ronja to sniff and lick them from behind the bars of her cage.