Salt’s a flavour. So how can it work, in a perfume…? A ‘fantasy’ note of salt can be used to add tang to marine, woody or even gourmand fragrances. In the same way that a touch of salt brings a caramel alive, saltiness can play against sweet notes like chocolate, praline and cream, as an almost show-stopping contrast. Fragrances with high levels of ambergris (natural or synthetic) can also smell ‘salty’.
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