Niche Houses everyone needs to know.

This is a list of Niche fragrance houses that we believe need even more recognition. Houses that everyone need to know not just fragrance conseillers

Even though this brand was born in 1951, it is still not very well known in the United States. They have a very high-quality line. Their fragrances are mainly made in France. We could not write about Ajmal without mentioning our favorite quote from their founder. “A fragrance is all that it takes to travel through time, such is the bond between memory and smell”

This Swedish house has been recently bought by Manzanita Capital. Since then, they have a bigger reach than before. Their fragrances are known for having simple bottle design and note breakdowns.

This Brooklyn based brand started with a unique vision. They want customers to explore the fragrances and believe that the more you know about the stories behind a scent the more you will appreciate it.

This rather small UK based brand has been bought by Estee Lauder and now is available in more countries. What makes this brand apart is, how easy it makes layering fragrances for its consumers. It feels like you are making your own customized perfume.

This brand was initiated by Romano, the grandson of Nina Ricci. The brand was made for women however, right now there are some unisex fragrances made by Juliette has a Gun as well.

L’Artisan Parfumeur was the result of a challenge, a plaisanterie. Due to his training as a chemist, a friend asked Jean Laporte if he could create a banana scent to wear with a costume of the same fruit to a gala evening at the Folies Bergères. This was quickly followed by grapefruit and vanilla fragrances.

He experimented and created original scents with “natural essences”. With the success of his first line of fragrances, Jean Laporte was named L’Artisan Parfumeur – the craftsman of fragrance – by perfume enthusiasts.

This brand was founded in France. All their collection consist of three perfumes. ” Always drawing its inspiration from universal cultural patrimony,LIQUIDES IMAGINAIRES sheds a contemporary light over ancestral symbols, characters or events still present in the collective subconscious. These perfumes are an eternal roundtrip to the founding myths of the humanity and of the self. “

Granted Penhaligon’s is a well respected brand. The reason they are on this list is that they deserve even more recognition in my opinion.
Penhaligon’s are the holders of two royal warrants.  They still are using their original bottle design and high quality ingredients.

The most important idea behind this brand is luxury and quality. This Italian brand just started distributing in the United State’s market.

The founder, Serge Lutens is someone who we are personally fascinated with here at MaxAroma. He is an artist that was successful in every form he showed his talent, including fragrances. ” Serge Lutens fragrances were made in collaboration with perfumers Christopher Sheldrake, Maurice Roucel, Serge Lutens and Gilles Romey. “

Comment with your favorite niche houses that you’d like others to try.


Perfumes for Pisces

PISCES February 19 – March 20 

Pisces element is water and they are drawn to romance and visually appealing stuff. Think of a unique bottle, with aquatic juice.

Pisceans presence is really calming so we are suggesting some feel good perfumes to match their aura. Here are some suggestions for people born Between February 19th and March 20th.

Acqua Di Gioia by Giorgio Armani

This aromatic scent is a mixture of mint leaves and lemon, aquatic jasmine, dewy peony, and pink pepper, cedar, yellow sugar, and labdanum.

Good Girl by Carolina Herrera

A floral wave of white Sambac jasmine and tuberose is placed in contrast with the mysterious and deep notes of tonka bean and cocoa.

Hos N.003 by House of Sillage

This is a fresh yet unique scent that can peak the interest of Piceans.

Fragrance notes are Sea notes, sage, ambergris, akigala wood, volcanic rock accord.

08 SEYLON by Odin

This one is a mysterious juice that will appeal to the day dreamer in the Pisces.

Fragrance notes are Yuzu, Bitter Orange, Bergamot, Nutmeg, Resinous Elemi, Wormwood, Benzoin, Damp Oakmoss, and Vetiver.


Best Perfumes to gift on Valentine’s Day for Men

This i the second part of our Valentine’s Day Gift guide and it’s dedicated to men’s fragrances.

House of Sillage Dignified

As the name suggests, this is a classy, sexy scent that needs a classy man to pull it off.

Dior Sauvage

You cannot go wrong with this bestseller. It’s fresh, spicy and manly.

Paco Rabanne Invictus

This is a young fragrance. Perfect for partying and going out.

Gianfranco Ferre L’Uomo

Another fresh spicy scent on the list, because it’s everyone likes fresh scents and they make a safe gift.

Armaf Club de Nuit Intense

A great dupe for the niche fragrance, Creed Aventus. Fruity, citrus leathery goodness.

What would you like to receive as a gift?


Best Perfumes to gift on Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s day getting closer we all feel the need to start looking for gifts, even if it’s for ourselves.

If your partner is a fragrance lover consider buying them any of these perfumes. Here is a list of the sexiest fragrances in our opinion. This way you both can enjoy the gift.

Parfums De Marly Athalia

This gorgeous velvety fragrance has notes of orange blossom, iris, amber and musk. It is one of the most unique and feminine perfumes.

Prada La Femme

This perfume is another floral masterpiece by Prada. Very sophisticated and confident.

Black Opium Intense

With notes of coffee, vanilla, and jasmine, the only word to describe this scent is sexy.

Victoria’s Secret Intense

Sweet, musky, coconut, and fruity scent. This delicious perfume is perfect for date nights.

Britney Spears Fantasy

This girly and sweet scent is perfect for younger girls.


Natural ingredients that are used in making perfumes

When we smell perfumes, we notice certain scents that we know about. Scents of fruits, flowers, a few nourishments, wood, leather and so forth could easily cause us to believe that it’s just a question of picking flowers and fruits and blend them up to create best natural perfume. Here, we take a look at the absolute most regular fixings utilized as a part of natural perfumes and the issues encompassing them from the viewpoint of the natural engineered items continuum.


Relatively every perfume needs some botanical quintessence in it, and not all flowers are developed or collected the same. The yield of the pith of flowers is normally low henceforth they have a tendency to be exceptionally valued. Creating simply finished a large portion of a kilogram of rose oil, for instance, can require as much as 400kg of rose flowers. The roses must be picked before dawn, set in the special crates and prepared as quickly as time permits in the wake of picking.

Because of the high sticker price on original, pure and natural fragrances of rose and jasmine, manufactured adaptations are all the more promptly accessible. The natural perfumes are generally costly when contrasted with the synthetic ones.


Vetiver is a tall grass that develops naturally in South India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The fragrance is extricated from the underlying foundations of the vetiver plant. It is a prevalent fixing in men’s perfumes and specialty natural fragrances. The embodiment of vetiver is acquired through steam refining. Because of its special fragrance, vetiver is relatively difficult to recreate artificially.

Agarwood (Oudh)

Agarwood is a standout amongst the most costly among the fixings utilized as a part of natural perfumes and fragrances. It is discovered for the most part in South Asian nations, for example, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia and Thailand. It is popular among fragrance customers in the Middle East, and in addition in Hong Kong and Japan.

It is ostensibly the most costly wood on the planet, with a few assortments costing a few times the cost of gold per kilogram. Agarwood is delivered by Aquilaria trees when they respond to a bacterial or contagious assault in the wake of being harmed. Whenever reaped, the tainted, dim wood is isolated from the uninfected wood. Isolating the contaminated wood from the uninfected wood is an exceedingly manual process which is time consuming and intensive. The agarwood oil would then be able to be separated or refined, and it is a basic fixing in top of the line, rich natural perfumes.


The term ‘musk’ is utilized to indicate a scope of fragrant substances normally utilized as base notes in natural perfumes. It is a fixative fixing, which helps in diminishing the rate of vanishing of the perfume to make it last more. Musk originates from a few unique sources, both natural and fake. Natural wellsprings of musk incorporate the ‘musk deer’, musk organs in crocodiles, the musk duck, musk vixen, musk creepy crawly, African civet and the musk rodent. Plant sources incorporate the musk flower and muskwood among others.


Ambergris is an intestinal emission of some sperm whale species. It is likewise utilized as a base note in perfumery. It is generally discovered above water on seas, and once in a while shored up on shorelines. Matured ambergris is more profitable and valuable for perfumery because of loss of the frightful scent of new ambergris. The utilization of ambergris in perfumes was restricted in the United States because of the imperiled status of the sperm whale.


Top 5 Designer Brands That are Producing Best Fragrances

Regardless of whether you are a woman who cherishes her Chanel No. 5 or a man who supports his Old Spice, more than likely you have a most loved fragrance, however which are the best perfumers companies? Deals figures from best fragrances makers can reveal to us which organization has the most elevated piece of the pie, yet no one but you can disclose to us which fragrance organization is extremely the best. People have shared their feeling individually most loved fragrance and perfume labels.

Made from plant, creature and engineered oils, mixes and solvents, among different fixings, perfume has developed widely consistently. Initially, perfume companies made fragrances from characteristic mixes like vanilla in the mid-nineteenth century; however, cutting-edge perfumes incorporate a blend of regular and manufactured fixings to deliver a wide exhibit of scents.

Who are the best fragrances makers? Which brand do you trust to influence you to notice great? Perfumes and fragrances have additionally pulled in various VIPs in contemporary forms with everybody from Britney Spears to the Kardashians making their own particular range of top perfumes. So, here is the list of best perfume companies.

Christian Dior 

Christian Dior perfume keeps on being a famous decision for the cutting edge, yet the classy ladies of today. Besides perfume, Dior additionally offers cologne for men. If you are also a fan of Christian


With regards to perfumes and fragrances Chanel is, was and will remain the undisputed ruler. Celebrated ladies including tennis stars, models, big names, fashion designers and even corporate pioneers all rush to Chanel stores for purchasing a bottle of their choice and best fragrances that will mark them separated from the rest.


The brand offers something for everybody, as it highlights Gucci cologne for men and Gucci perfume for ladies. Top perfumes incorporate Envy, Envy Me as well as Envy Me 2 and in addition Gucci. As far as cologne, there’s Gucci by Gucci for Men as well as among other fragrances for men. Like everything else Gucci, Gucci fragrance line is of extraordinary quality as well as is a well-known choice among recognizing clients around the globe.

Dolce & Gabbana

The organization’s first fragrance, Dolce and Gabbana Pour Femme, has been called a standout amongst other perfumes created in the previous 2 decades. Truth be told, it even won the International Perfume Academies grant for Best Women’s Fragrance in 1993. The Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue fragrances for people have turned into their best fragrance line to date.


Prada entered the fragrance showcase in 2003 with a constrained arrival of numbered craftsman fragrances that concentrated on a solitary note. Today, the Prada fragrance lines are settled and generally welcomed by the two people. In the case of planning to buy Prada cologne or Prada perfume for oneself or get it as a present for family, a companion, or adored one.


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Perfumes: Are They Only Limited to One Gender?


Let’s admit, at least once in our lifetime, all of us have sniffed a perfume of the opposite gender and loved it so much that it made us wonder why perfumes aren’t unisex and why there are specific fragrances associated with a particular gender.

Frankly speaking, I love the collection of perfumes that my brother owns and I wish they’d produce more of that stuff for women. After all, perfumes should be a gender bender and you can’t just associate a specific gender with a specific perfume.

That being said, unisex fragrances do exist, and we absolutely adore them. Here are some of the top unisex fragrances that you can check out if you’re a gender bender who loves exploring perfumes:


  • CK One by Calvin Klein

This perfume has a basic note of citrus that will have you mesmerized and asking for more. It’s an incredibly refreshing perfume that will stimulate and satisfy all of your olfactory senses. After all, it’s a unisex perfume and it’s Calvin Klein!



  • Black Orchid by Tom Ford

An intoxicating blend of warm spicy, sweet and earthy notes, this perfume is the ideal unisex fragrance. You’ll get addicted to it in no time! Not only is the perfume very intoxicating but the bottle it comes in is also very classy! It would look great on your dressing table too!



  • Blue Mediterraneo Mirto di Panarea by Acqua di Parma

This unisex fragrance is stimulating and satisfying at the same time. It is a unique blend of fresh spicy, citrus, woody and herbal notes. It’s one of the best unisex fragrances out there!



So, what are you waiting for? Bring out your inner gender bender and explore the fragrances above and more so that you can find the best one for yourself.Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The hottest fragrance trends to follow in 2018

In the recent years, the perfume industry has seen some major shifts. According to the booming niche marketing, the top perfume brands are working hard to introduce special fragrances. They are targeting special blends that will appeal to the consumers. In 2017 the worth of the global perfume market was US$ 37.4 Billion that will increase to US$ 64.6 billion by 2023. Here are some of the emerging trends that you need to consider in 2018.


Beauty companies are taking it to a whole new level by introduction of the personalized skin care products. How can the fragrance companies stay behind? The companies are incorporating personalized elements in the fragrance that will be unique for all customers. The popularity of personalized fragrance is rapidly increasing because there are many niche companies that are working on the products.

You will be surprised to know the plans of the future. The future has more tailor-made and artisanal fragrances for you that come with DNA testing. You will get the freedom to select your preference. It will have the smell related to your DNA that will include

  1. Type of scent
  2. Your personal style
  3. Time of day when you use fragrance
  4. Mood or activity
  5. Favorite Scents
  6. Ingredients you like

Vegan Perfumes

One of the biggest fragrance trends of 2018 is vegan perfumes. The popularity of veganism has a huge impact on the beauty industry. The vegan customers are looking for the products that are cruelty-free. There are several brands that are working in the industry to assure that they can produce the best quality vegan perfumes. In the recent survey, it has been found that 64% of customers prefer to buy vegan perfumes. Special vegetables and herbs are used for the production of fragrance.

Gender Neutral

Unisex and genderless perfumes are gaining more popularity because the consumers are more focused on buying the products that are not related to genders in any form. It allows them to display their individual personality. It helps them to get out of the gender norms. In the coming years, the unisex perfumes will gain more popularity. 72% of customers prefer to buy the unisex perfumes because it helps them to feel different and unique. Men will feel like the fragrance is masculine while women will feel like the perfumes are made for them. There are special spicy notes available in the perfumes.

Green and Fresh

The green development is clearing over the scent class. There is an overall development toward eco-accommodating, regular inclination, light, nature-motivated and new aroma. Common aromas are suggestive of our endeavor to interface with the basic and our longing to carry on with a more advantageous lifestyle with a more noteworthy spotlight on fresher developments, for example, fluid, florals, marine and so forth. Plants and organic concentrates from vegetables, herbs, and flavors, are likewise in slant in the scent business.

Make sure that you follow all the latest trends that will allow you to smell the way you like. There are several famous perfume brands that have been working in the industry to introduce the best quality fragrances. Make sure that you select the smell you feel most comfortable with. You should feel a connection with the perfume that you are planning to have.Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Top 5 Spring Perfumes for Women

If you are looking to buy a new fragrance for spring you are in the right place. These are the top 5 spring perfumes for women. The list is in no particular order.

Main Accords are woody, fruity, citrus, floral and earthy. It is perfect for spring and a unique perfume coming from the house of Chloe. Also, the bottle is very elegant.

Main accords are fresh spicy, fruity, floral, fresh and rose. It’s spring in a bottle. The bottle is the same as My Burberry but it’s a pink color.

Main accords are sweet, vanilla, fruity, powdery and patchouli. This is no surprise to anybody but if you don’t like sweet perfumes you will not like this.

Main accords are fruity, musky, floral, balsamic and fresh spicy. If you like fruity scents more than floral, then this one is for you.

Main accords are soft spicy, floral, patchouli, fresh spicy, powdery and spicy. It is a clean and unique choice for spring.


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February Empties

Here are the bottles that were emptied for making pocket perfumes in February.

Gucci Bamboo

Fragrances notes are Italian Bergamot, Casablanca Lily, Ylang Ylang, Comoros and Sandalwood.

Full Bottle: $55.24
Pocket Perfume:  $9.99

Because It’s You

Top Notes: Raspberry, Neroli Hearts: Rose Absolute Base Notes: Vanilla, Musk
Full Bottle: $110
Pocket Perfume:  $19.99

This perfume is a mixture of strawberry leaf, patchouli, violet, mandarin, musk, and jasmine.

Full Bottle: $71.95

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99
Fragrance notes are osmanthus, patchouli, white musk, anise, and spices.

Full Bottle: $39.99

Pocket Perfume:  $9.99



The fragrance features labdanum, nutmeg, ginger, sandalwood, patchouli, mint, jasmine, grapefruit, citruses, vetiver, incense, cedar and pink pepper.

Full Bottle: $95

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99



Parfums De Marly Pegasus

Notes of this designer fragrance are bergamot, heliotrope and cumin. Heart: jasmine, bitter almond and lavender. Base: amber, vanilla and sandalwood.

 Full Bottle: $142.5

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99


Rasasi Entebaa

Fragrance notes are Woody Notes, Citrus Fruit, Floral Notes, and Oriental Notes.

Full Bottle: $39.90

Pocket Perfume:  $9.99


Chanel Allure Homme Sport 

The fragrance is a blend of Orange, Neroli, Vetiver, Aldehydes, Tangerine, Pepper, Tonka Beans, Almonds, Cedar, Elemi, Amber, Musk, and Vanilla.

Full Bottle: $128

Pocket Perfume:  $14.99