Enjoyed in various shapes and forms, vanilla has become that not-so-secret ingredient that has been enhancing our daily lives. And it would be wrong to disagree that vanilla indeed holds a special place in the heart of perfume-lover. This second most expensive spice in the world has greatly transformed the world of perfumery and has opened gates for individuals to delve into unique fragrances. To know about vanilla, perfumery, and everything in between continue here in Magestic Vanilla.
From ice creams, candles, perfumes, beverages, and even skincare, the world couldn’t escape from relishing the enticing flavour of vanilla in nearly every form. It has become that one binding agent that has been uniting people of different generations, gender, and backgrounds.
The use of vanilla isn’t a discovery of the modern world it’s a spice that has been used for centuries. Many may not know it is a spice from the orchid family, which is native to South and Eastern America as well as the Caribbean.
Yet before we ate vanilla it was used as a fragrance in temples and shrines, the flowers were also worn in amulets to protect from evil
It is commonly thought that the indigenous civilization of the Totonacs, who lived on Mexico’s eastern coast, were the first people to cultivate vanilla. Then passing to the Aztecs who drank chocolate, with a dash of vanilla. Once sailing ships from Spain reached these distant lands Vanilla became popular across Europe used mainly in sweetmeats by royalty.
Since then, vanilla has been widely used in numerous ways. It has indeed been one of the key ingredients that have been scenting people’s life. The first time vanilla appeared in the modern world of perfumery was in 1921, when Guerlain added it as an ingredient to its iconic creation, Jicky. This infamous scent was developed by Aimé Guerlain, the son of the perfumer, Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain, who founded the family perfume house in 1828 when he opened a small shop in Paris.
Since then it has been ever-present in the world of fragrance.
And one brand that has done wonders with vanilla in recent times is Kayali. In their recent addition of new fragrant perfumes, Kayali has used built a fragrance fully around Vanilla in its most royal form.
KAYALI Vanilla Royale Sugared Patchouli 64
A truly intense take on a classic Vanilla Scent. Here blended with sugared patchouli and ambery woods for an intoxicating seductive elixir. Alongside find an enhanced blend of exotic florals and rich spices.
With an enhanced blend of exotic florals, rich spices, and dark, decadent notes, Vanilla Royale Sugared Patchouli 64 unites contrasting textures; gourmand indulgence with rich sensuality for an intense new level of sophistication.
The opening up of Vanilla Royale, is not shy, elegant, and warm Vanilla Orchid and creamy Jasmine fuze with warm boozy Golden Rum.
In its heart more vanilla, here in a Vanilla Infusion, and Vanilla Surabsolute, alongside Crème Brulée, creating sweet, gourmand facets that are eased into with nuances of almond, tobacco, and caramel from the Tonka Bean.
Then find the Spicy Rose Bouquet along with Smoky Leather in the base to bring a new melding facet alongside earthy woody and camphorous tones. To finish off on a golden set of sugared notes find sugared Patchouli with roasted tones of Brown Sugar for a dark, decadent and sexy richness. Woven into this base is also Amber and Royal Oud to further enhance the dry down, with a touch of soft musk to round up the finale
A decadent rich deep warm addictive fragrance bottled of course in Gold as no other colour would represent the richness of this scent.
It’s rather wonderful to know that Vanilla is not just something new in perfumery with the rise in popularity of gourmand fragrances but that Vanilla has an almost mythical history that we can now carry with us on our scented skin.
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