Structuring scent: What is a fragrance pyramid?

IFRA UK's Eliza Douglas breaks down the classic fragrance pyramid, but notes that scent composition is more complicated than just a three tier system

Eliza Douglas, IFRA UK

Fragrance creation is complex and intricate. However, to relay the entirety of a scent and its character to both beauty product manufacturers and end consumers, the industry frequently uses the fragrance pyramid as a tool.

So, what exactly is a fragrance pyramid?

Cosmetics Business asked Eliza Douglas, Membership Liaison Secretary, IFRA UK and Perfumer at Art of Fragrance, to explain more.


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