Reminisce: Scents of the 90s


Chemworld_Reminisce Scent of the 90's

Spice Girls. Backstreet Boys. Grunge. iMac Computer. Pagers. Harem pants. Furby. These are just some words we immediately associate with the 1990s, the last decade before the big millennium boom. Some 90s kids would call it the last good decade to be a kid. Yes, there were computers but kids still played outside. Others loved the decade for what it represented: the changing of the world.

We bet that some of the scents your customers seek for in your perfume business is something that also brings back memories from this brilliant decade of music, revolutionary tech and modernism. Check out the top three fragrances that best represent the 90s.

Eternity for Men by Calvin Klein

Eternity for Men by Calvin Klein

One of the fragrances a great number of males loved in the 90s is a timeless scent even the women could not help but love, too:  Eternity by Calvin Klein. This year, this fragrance will be celebrating its silver anniversary as it was first launched back in 1990. Opening the perfume is a lovely mixture of lavender, bergamot, lemon and mandarin orange. In the middle is a blend of lily, coriander, juniper berries, basil, sage, orange blossom, geranium and lily-of-the-valley with a bold base of sandalwood, vetiver, Brazilian rosewood, musk and amber.

Sad news though as this fan favorite fragrance was discontinued in 2008. Luckily, you can still get this fragrance with the aid of some Chemworld Fragrance Factory magic. Why not try our Inspired by Eternity by Calvin Klein Essential Oil? It is has a strong fougere base with lavender and coumarin notes along with a nice big dosage of floral transparent notes. It is a fresh fragrance that is perfect for your daytime wear.  

Cool Water by Davidoff

Cool Water by Davidoff

Despite being created and released in 1998, Cool Water by Davidoff is clearly a 90s fragrance. Just one sniff of this fragrance brings summer walks and picnics to mind. It is the perfect blend of floral and aquatic notes. This perfume has a blend of mint, lavender, coriander, rosemary and orange blossom as its top notes with a heart of neroli, sandalwood, geranium and jasmine. You will find at its base a strong mix of musk, amber, tobacco and cedarwood.

Recreate this fragrance at home with Inspired by Cool Water by Davidoff fragrance oil. For the top notes, you have pineapple, quince, black currant and melon. In the center is a bouquet of jasmine, lily of the valley, Hawthorne and water lily mingling with the strong scents of sandalwood and vetiver. You will also find these fragrances reinforced by blackberry and peach.

Tommy girl by Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy girl by Tommy Hilfiger

Young women of the 90s most likely wore this fragrance by Tommy Hilfiger. Tommy Girl is a fresh, and youthful scent perfect for young ladies strolling by shops. Opening the fragrance are camellia, mandarin orange, apple tree blossom and black currant. At its centre is a combination of lily, mint, lemon, rose, grapefruit, and honeysuckle. Finally, at the bottom are leather, cedar, jasmine, sandalwood and magnolia.

Portray the image of freshness with Chemworld Fragrance Factory’s Inspired by Tommy Girl by Tommy Hillfiger.  Feel alive as it opens with rose, citrus, black currant, apple tree blossom and camellia. The heart holds mint, honeysuckle, citrus, violet, lily, rose and grapefruit. At the base are leather, jasmine, sandalwood, cedar and magnolia.

The 90s is an epic decade. Spray on a scent inspired by one of these three fragrances and for sure you’ll be dancing to the tune of Hammer Time or Achy Breaky Heart!

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