Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Making Scents of Perfume

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Making Scents of Perfume

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Byline: Lisa Benoit Lisa.benoit@capnews.com.au

POPULAR BRANDS

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HISTORY OF PERFUME

The word perfume comes from the Latin per fume 'through smoke'

One of the oldest uses of perfumes comes from the burning of incense used in religious services

The Egyptians were the first to incorporate perfume into their culture followed by the ancient Chinese, Hindus, Israelites, Carthaginians, Arabs, Greeks, and Romans

The Egyptians invented glass and perfume bottles were one of the first common uses for glass

Source: inventors.about.com

WITH more than 300 bottles of perfume, Angela Shepherd knows what she's talking about when it comes to fragrances.

Angela is in love with fragrances, even blogging and writing articles on the different scents out there.

And now she's passing on her knowledge to others with a passion for fragrances.

Angela is the category manager for cosmetic fragrance and beauty at Malouf Pharmacy and will be teaching a class on how fragrances are made, their history and their classifications. …

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