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Niche houses and perfumes

Welcome to the world of niche! What is niche? It may be that you've heard about this word, but you have no idea what it could be.
At Arabian Scent you take a step in this world that will hopefully lead to a beautiful journey of scents and perfumes, perfume oils or attar.

Niche fragrances are the antagonist for the regular perfumes that are mass produced. Niche fragrances are created by smaller, lesser known brands and are also limited.
Niche fragrances are often much less known, hard to get and more expensive than mass-produced fragrances. A niche perfume you will not find in the Douglas, or the ici paris. Niche fragrances are very exclusive and can't be found in contrast to designer perfumes  in luxury department stores. However, you will find these perfumes in some online shops. But from now you get your niche Arabic perfume oil at Arabian Sceent.

Niche scents primarily revolve around creativity and experimenting with ingredients. Perfumers are not too bothered about trends and develop perfumes that appeal to them and their customers. Fans of niche perfumes find these perfumes especially good because they get a lot more attention from the perfumer and are better built than mainstream fragrances.

Similarly, Saudi Arabia has their mainstream fragrances and here in Europe these fragrances are still niche, though the future that is likely to change with the increasing demand for these odors quickly.

Arabic perfume houses

- Al Rehab Crown Perfumes
- El Nabil
- Al Haramain Perfumes
- Amouage
- Ajmal
- Rasasi
- Arabian Oud
- Abdul Samad Al Qurashi
- Swiss Arabian
- Hamil al musk
- AJ Arabian

Popular oriental ingredients

agarwood
Firstly, the well-known wood species agar, with his sharp, penetrating, intense, natural and animal smell has this type of wood many noses managed to win. At the market you will find many homes that perfume oil from pure agarwood.
A lot of people are not crazy, but the smell is to study and it is possible to learn to love it. In some cases, no matter how hard you try, but it would not be able to find this type of wood a click.
Agarwood is not common over the world, and therefore also expensive. So you can find perfume oil agarwood from only € 3.50 but you can soon sit against the € 250. The difference in price often has to do with packaging, ingredients, recipe and quality of the process in the creation of the perfume and the fact that the mass production or not. Agarwood is itself also sometimes used as incense. This wood can simply be lit and then burns slowly and gives off a wonderful smell.

Amber
Amber, also known as ambergris, is a predominantly gray colored, hard waxy product from the intestines of sperm whales. The word is derived from the Arabic anbar (عنبر). One theory is that amber is formed from the digested carapaces of cuttlefish, the staple food of sperm whales. Because sometimes parts of the hard, beak-like jaws of squid found in amber lumps is a statement that amber is formed to make it easier to pass. These hard indigestible parts of the intestinal tract of the sperm whale Ambergris washes up on beaches and floats sometimes clogs up to 45 kg at sea around, and then sometimes picked up by fishermen. In addition, won the amber if present during the slaughter of sperm whales.

The biggest lump ever found weighed 455 kg and was in 1914 in London sold for £ 23,000, [1] which (due to inflation) would be around £ 1.6 million. In April 2013
The sperm whale that washed up on the island of Texel on December 15, 2012, had 83 kg of amber in his intestines. The amount may have played a role in his death. The value of the substance is estimated at several hundred thousand dollars. [2]
Ambergris is used as a fragrance in the production of perfume. Because of the high price and the uncertain supply and quality is rarely used. To mimic the scent of ambergris, various synthetic fragrances developed, such Grisalva, Ambreine and ambroxan. If the vegetable alternative fragrance can be used labdanum, the resin of the cistus (Cistus ladanifer), it comes in certain aspects smell similar. Also ambrettezaad and angelica extracts are used.

musk
Musk is a strong smelling secretion from a gland of the musk deer. The name is also used for the scent of musk and similar scents of other animals, synthetics and some planten.Andere animals give off a musky smell the musk ox and muskrat from India and Europe, the musk duck (Biziura lobata) from South America, musk beetle (Calichroma moschata) and alligator from Central America. To obtain a musk deer, the fragrance, the animal should be slain; the gland is removed and dried in the sun on a hot stone or hot oil. As the musk deer is an endangered species is hunting it banned. Musk Fragrances are therefore almost always made ​​synthetically nowadays.