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Do you want your perfume to last longer?

Do you want your perfume to last longer?

There are these beautiful fragrances available in the market, which is a very costly affair! However, do not blame yourself if it lasts for just a few minutes! The point of fact, have you ever wondered why some perfumes last longer? Yes, a few formulators will add innovative ingredients like fragrances fixatives in the products which will eventually make them last longer. What’s more, there are certain insignificant things from the way you store it or the way you moisturize your skin is essentially key to crafting the best and even last longer.

What are fragrances?

These are the mixtures of essential oils or aromatic compounds, fixatives, solvents applied on humans, objects, spaces, or surfaces to impart pleasant scents.

Fragrances have space in different personal care products like shampoos, conditioners, skin creams, lotions, deodorants, serum, color cosmetics, perfumes, etc.

 

What is fixative? How does it work?

There is interest by formulators to keep the aroma character and its intensity for a longer time frame. Fixatives for perfumes are nothing but ingredients that will retain aroma or scent for an extended period. They will equalize the vapor pressures of raw materials in essential oil and also increase tenacity. These are the substances that will hold and fix the aroma that will last for longer. Fixatives increase the shelf life of the perfume. 

Components of fragrances

It consists of essential oils, fragrance fixative agents, and solvents. Fixatives also serve as base notes, hence used as an essential part of fragrances.

Benefit of fixatives

Fixatives are added for anchoring the scent in fragrances. By and large, naturally derived fixatives such as tinctures, gums, resins, or balsams or animal-derived ambergris and civet are added as fixatives in fragrances. But these animal-derived products are "products a non grata" consequently, are not used anymore in fragrances. These are added to increase the shelf life of the product as well as to hold the scent for a longer period. They can be used as base notes like Vanilla or sandalwood in most of the fragrances products.

Ethyl hexyl glycerin used as a fixative

Good fixative is required for most cosmetic and personal care products. Ethyl hexyl glycerin is used as a fragrance fixative agent that will not affect the overall odor of fragrance and still holds the scent for a longer time.

 

Additional benefits of EHG

Ethyl hexyl glycerin is a multifunctional cosmetic additive with humectants and emollient properties improving the skin feel of the products. It also boosts the activity of other preservatives present in the formulations. Thus, it enables to use of lower concentrations of preservatives in the final products. Consequently, it is used in a wide variety of personal and cosmetic products.

Kumar Organic Products Limited manufactures Ethyl hexyl glycerin, a brand named Kopcerin, a fragrance fixative agent for most personal care products.

 

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