No. 11 - FIREWORK ACCORD

No. 11 - FIREWORK ACCORD

CREATED

7.2.22

AIMS

To create a fragrance that smells like firework smoke and gunpowder.

THEMES

 Green, metallic, bitter.

STRENGTH

15.0% (EDP)

NOTES 

I was feeling inspired by the smell of firework smoke and wanted to see if I could recreate something like it using the fragrance materials I had on hand. I noticed the other day when I was smelling my materials that peonile kind of smelled like firework smoke to me. I started with this material since it was the inspiration for this fragrance and figured I could add some smokey/metallic smelling ingredients to build it up a bit and create this accord.

I decided to add some undecavertol because I thought it had an airiness to it that might help to create an atmospheric effect. I then decided to play more with the senses by adding stemone which you pick up more in the back of your sinuses. Now this was quite the bitter/green combo I had at this point and I wanted to sweeten up what I had a bit to make it smell more pleasing. I chose to add ebanol for its sweet woodiness and methyl diantilis for its sweet spiciness. These two seemed to give the fragrance a bit more volume but it I was picking up rubber or some other vague chemical smell that was not very pleasant. Lastly I decided to add some rose oxide hoping that this would lend some shimmery metallic notes to the final composition.

I would say that this fragrance leans more bitter/green than smoke/metallic but lets just say that it smells like a plant that is mere seconds away from exploding into a glorious shower of sparks and gunpowder glory!

FORMULATION

 Material Category Conc.
Ethyl Alcohol Carrier 85.0%
Peonile Mid 5.4%
Undecavertol Top 1.4%
Stemone Mid 1.7%
Ebanol Base 1.7%
Methyl Diantilis Mid 3.7%
Rose Oxide Mid 1.1%
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