CHAPTER 1 * Introduction Our world is changing; this is because of the rapid growth of our scientific minds. Instant things are created such as instant food, condiments and especially beauty products. Scientist using this knowledge had invented machines that make things easily or for an instant. However, sometimes they don’t know the effect of these machines to our health. Would it help us or even kill us? Different metals and chemicals are the components of these machines that can affect us. Like other products, perfumes are also made of variety of chemicals and made in different machines. Perfume is a mixture of fragrant essential oils and aroma compounds, fixatives, and chemicals used to give the human body, animals, objects, and living spaces a pleasant scent. The odoriferous compounds that make up a perfume can be manufactured synthetically or extracted from plant or animal sources.
Perfumes have been known to exist in some of the earliest human civilizations either through ancient texts or from archaeological digs. Modern perfumery began in the late 19th century with the commercial synthesis of aroma compounds such as vanillin or coumarin, which allowed for the composition of perfumes with smells previously unattainable solely from natural aromatics alone. * Review of Related Literature
Perfumes manufactured by machines are made up of a variety of chemicals but this investigatory project perfume is made of concentrate essential oils like extract of ylang-ylang, lavender oil, sampaguita or jasmine extracts. 100 proof vodka or brandy will make a fragrance stronger. Distilled or spring water will dilute the scent if it is too strong.
* Significance This perfume is especially made to give you after-shower freshness. It is only made up of three (3) ingredients so it’s affordable. Just put your essential oil, water and little amount of brandy together. Viola’ your very own