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Cologne water: as colognes won the first men and then women

The history of colognes originates as much as three hundred years ago

It is clear that the prerogative to wear them belonged only to men (they were mostly kings and politicians, as you can guess). But in our age of universal emancipation, these light and fresh fragrances with citrus notes appeal to women.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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According to one legend, the laurels of creating the colognes belong to the Italian Giovanni Maria Farinet. In 1709 he discovered the world's first Cologne perfume manufactory Farina GegenuЕber, where he began to mix oils of citrus with a cedar.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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In General since then, and it happened that the Cologne is always a composition based on citrus ingredients. The resulting aroma Giovanni called KoЕlnisch Wasser ("Cologne water") and started actively promoting it. Here came in very handy Seven-year war. It turned out that Eau de Cologne is excellent disinfect the wound and overpower the smell of sweat warriors.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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Do not forget that hygiene in those days was not honored, even king Louis XV preferred to just wipe with a damp towel. It is not surprising that citrus fragrance has become an urgent need, however, to afford it could afford only the rich. Thus, king Frederick II gave the Cologne to Catherine II, loved the Cologne water and Tsar Alexander I.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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The main fan of colognes think of Napoleon Bonaparte. He not only loved to wear them, but even gargle and added to tea. No wonder he single-handedly took at least two bottles a day. In addition, the colognes, the product is extremely unstable: the concentration of aromatic substances in them is up to five percent (for comparison: in their perfume to thirty, toilet water, about fifteen, and in the toilet water — eight to ten). The great commander, of course, took a supply of Cologne water and the war — as the Cologne came to Russia. In the late nineteenth century "New dawn" even issued a "Triple Cologne" with a portrait of Bonaparte. Triple it was called, it contained three main components (of course, all citrus): bergamot, lemon and neroli.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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In the nineteenth century colognes have become more widespread, as perfumers have learned to create synthetic molecules. Gradually light citrus has acquired a unisex, but in recent years they already began to use women. Still, how can you refuse fragrance, perfect for daytime. Some brands have focused only on the creation of colognes, for example, Atelier Cologne and Jo Malone.

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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The flavours of the other concentrations, they do not produce in principle. Brand The Different Company has created a separate collection of different colognes, and periodically replenish it. Oh and don't forget about fragrance library Demeter: it's been more than two hundred different fragrances in a concentration of Eau de Cologne, and among them you can find the unusual — the smell of baby powder and a milkshake to the garden after the rain and even funeral homes...

Кельнская вода: как одеколоны завоевали сначала мужчин, а потом и женщин

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