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Monday, April 2, 2018

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If you ever wanted to learn about perfume, then today is your lucky day! I have some interesting perfume facts for you. Enjoy, and have a great week!

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HINT: (1892-1973), American writer whose novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The word perfume originates from the Latin word per fumum, which means "through smoke."

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In 2007, Italian archaeologists claimed to have sniffed out the world's oldest perfumes on the island reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite. Remnants of the perfumes were extracted from an ancient factory that was part of a larger complex at Pyrgos.

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Common ingredients added to perfumes include ginger, grapefruit, musk, peppercorns, mandarin peel, fig leaves, rose, watercress, bamboo, clementine, vanilla, honeysuckle, and green tea.

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To preserve perfumes, it is best to keep them in light, tight aluminum bottles and to refrigerate them at low temperatures between 3-7 degrees Celsius.

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Perfume fragrances last longer on people with oily skin because their skin has more natural moisture content to hold the fragrance.

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Chanel No. 5 perfume has been around since 1921 and is the company's most popular perfume. They estimate that one bottle is sold worldwide every 55 seconds.




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WHO SAID IT?

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