Scents and smells are such an integrated part of our daily lives, they help to give us a certain aura and presence. Similar to musical notes that make up a song, scent notes are the small components that make up fragrances and perfumes.
What are scent notes?
Scent notes are the different ingredients that make up a fragrance. These ingredients are categorised according to their volatility into top, middle and base notes. Top notes has high volatility, fast evaporation and is generally 5-15 minutes. Middle notes have medium volatility and medium evaporation,
Scents and smells are such an integrated part of our daily lives we tend to ignore it – until it warns us! Scents warn us if food is safe to eat, if there is a fire close by or even if a specific person is close by. We have distinct favourite smells and fragrances and some less-favourite. But what is a scent and why is it connected to memories?
What does a smell look like?
Smells are chemical molecules that travel through air or water and they are light enough to be