Alternative Names: Hexahydrohexamethyl, Abbalide, Pearlide, Astrolide, Musk 50, HHCB
Aroma Description (Perfumer’s Notes): Musk, sweet, floral, fresh, powdery, clean, woody, powerful
Aptly, writer Claire Vukcevic[*] describes Galaxolide smell as ultra clean. The aromas are described as being soapy, slightly sharp, powdery, and almost aggressively clean “Cottony smell”.
Archetypal Fragrances: Tresor by Lancôme (1990)
Raw Material Family: Musk
Where From: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF)
Emotional Rewards Prioritised: The aroma of Galaxolide commonly creates the following emotions: [visualizer id=”777″]The graph above shows what emotions Galaxolide often creates and the relative level of importance.
Galaxolide was first synthesized in 1965, and used in the late 1960s in some fabric softeners and detergents. High concentrations also became used in fine fragrances since the 1970’s. Perfumer Sophia Grojsman is regarded as being the one who brought it into high end perfumes [*] like White Linen Estee Lauder and Tresor de Lancome. It is used in her famous “Hug Me” accord that contains equal parts of Galaxolide, Methyl Ionone Gamma, and Iso E Super.
Galaxolide is classed as synthetic musk with a clean sweet musky floral woody odor used in fragrances.
Though, it has now been associated with environmental concerns [*].
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