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Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsRespiratory Diseases · 1 decade ago

would an organic perfume still cause allergies (esp. asthma and rhinitis)?

this is also for another project and we want to try if organic perfumes would reduce the cause of allergies, asthma and rhinitis. please give us information please... all your help would be credited if this project would be successful. Thanks so much. also, can you please give details on how to make perfumes? honestly, we can't distinguis the difference in making a cologne and a perfume.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    prinzez'ish-euphe,

    If you think that organic on the label necessarily means organic in the bottle, then think again! Because the organic beauty industry isn't subject to the same legislation as the food industry, there is still a lot of "greenwashing", which means that a manufacturer wants to make its product sound more eco-friendly. When fragrances are tested it is surprising how many so-called 'organic' scents combine organic essential oils with easily detectable synthetic ingredients. While synthetic compounds and chemicals are known irritants and some perfume ingredients, such as synthetic musk, are even persistent organic pollutants - detectable in aquatic life and riverbeds - they also give scents complexity and that all important staying power. Without them, organic fragrance tends to be insipid. Of all the fragrance families, organic floral blends tend to fade most quickly. Colognes last a little longer, but all too often organic fragrance falls back on additions of patchouli, vetiver and sandalwood just to give the scent some body. As a result, they are often indistinguishable from each other. However, a new generation of perfumers are rising to the organic challenge and creating scents without the use of synthetic chemicals.

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  • fiorot
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    If you're that touchy I could stick with the normal merchandise you'll be able to discover which can be situated nearly entirely on most important oils. Try going to a neighborhood normal marketplace and spot what they have got to present. These days the well being and cosmetic sections in the ones retail outlets have a quite high-quality choice. Maybe stick with a unmarried smell like rosewater. These may not always final so long as the sort you're used to however they're going to be a lot more healthy for you in the end.

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