Wheat

What’s a staple ingredient of bread and cakes doing in perfumes…?  Adding a nutty quality, actually:  soft, almost snuggly or ‘skin-like’.  You’re most likely to encounter wheat in a gourmand (‘edible’) or Ambrée fragrance – though sometimes, used sparingly, it’s used as a ‘modifier’:  an ingredient added to make something smell truly unique, rather than another ‘me-too’ scent.

Smell wheat in:

Frederic Malle En Passant
Giorgio Armani Sensi
L’Artisan Parfumeur Jour de Fête
Miller Harris La Pluie

 

Recommended Posts