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Who Made the First Perfume in the World?

The world's first recorded perfumer or chemist is a woman known as Tapputi. Her existence is recorded on a Cuneiform tablet of 1200 BCE in Babylonian Mesopotamia. 
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The History of Eau de Cologne

The Fascinating History of Eau de Cologne

Eau de Cologne directly translates to "Water from Cologne," which is a reference to its birthplace. Johann Maria Farina (Giovanni Maria Farina), an Italian perfume maker hailing from Santa Maria Maggiore Valle Vigezzo, in 1709.

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Perfume in Ancient China

Perfume in Ancient China

The popularity of perfume was not limited to just Roman and Greek civilizations in Western culture. The ancient Chinese were also pioneers of aromatic products and championed them in their daily lives. Often credited with introducing perfume to the Eastern culture, the Chinese used many unusual scented products.
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The History of Eau de Toilette

The History of Eau de Toilette

Eau de toilette is perhaps one of the most common but beloved types of perfume available for purchase. With a higher perfume concentration than a regular Eau de cologne and a lower marked price than the Eau de parfum, the Eau de toilette is a staple in everyone's perfume wardrobe.

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History of Perfume Bottles

History of Perfume Bottles: A Time Line

The modern perfume bottle is designed to enhance the experience of spraying on the aromatic liquid. Glass bottles are essential for storing perfume because they do not react with the liquid inside and protect it from external elements.
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History of Perfumes & Fragrances: A Timeline

History of Perfumes & Fragrances: A Timeline

Perfumes have come a long way since ancient times. While we're witnessing today the evolution of modern perfumery with the help of advanced methods, it's intriguing to take a look at the past and understand how far we have come. Come join us as we take a walk down the memory lane.
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Ancient Persian Perfume History

Ancient Persian Perfume History

Like many other ancient civilizations, the Persians were also enchanted by the concept of perfume...
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Ancient Roman Perfume History

Ancient Roman Perfume History

Ancient Romans were massive proponents of perfume, and they used it as a form of luxury. If the E...
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Ancient Egypt: Origin of Perfumes

Ancient Egypt: Origin of Perfumes

Perfume, a cherished luxury product and a source of sensual pleasure, has been around for millenn...
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