NEZ Issue #05 Natural and Synthetics + Duo (English)
Published bi-annually, Nez explores the world around us via our sense of smell. It provides an insight into the vital role that olfactory sensations play in our lives in a novel approach that encompasses art, literature, science, history, food and perfume.
This fifth edition of Nez looks at the issues surrounding the use of natural and synthetic ingredients in perfume. What role has chemistry had in building the perfume business of today? Why are natural products so favored, and are they always preferable to synthetic fragrances?
The Meaning of Clean Fragrance
The beauty industry has begun to use the “clean” label.
“Clean” is the intersection of ethics, safety, sustainability, and transparency. Because it has no standardized meaning and yet is of crucial importance to us, the word merits an explanation.