Monday, August 17, 2009

Fume for Thought: More perfume restrictions on raw ingredients starting Jan. 01, 2010

First, oakmoss, now jasmine. Why question the IFRA on their ruling over restrictions of raw materials used in perfumery? Brave New World, meet Alphaville. Read Asking Why Instead of Saying Because - by Caitlin Shortell, Legerdenez, posted on 8/16/09

(PS: I think it's about cutting costs more so than protecting fragrance users from the threat of allergic reactions from natural ingredients. It's funny how such a ruling makes synthetics suddenly seem much safer for us all. Why, we'd be doomed without technological breakthroughs!)

Related link: Naturals are no longer eco-friendly! The "natural" fragrances of the future - www.newbeauty.com, Friday, August 21, 2009