Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Brazil
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Ingredients & formulation

Mane adds a new flower and a new fruit to the perfumer’s palette

At the World Perfumery Congress, which took place from June 5 to 7, 2018 in Nice, France, the France-based supplier of fragrances and aromas, presented several innovations, including two new natural extracts two natural extracts which are entirely new in the perfume’s world.

Among the various innovations that Mane showcased at the 2018 edition of the World Perfumery Congress, we spotted Gnidia Flower Absolute a floral extract from Madagascar’s Gnidia Daphnifoliar.

Gnidia Flower Absolute

Gnidia Flower Absolute

These wild orange flowers attracted Mr Jean Mane’s attention in 2005 when travelling through Madagascar. We eventually started testing different extractions which gave surprising results leading to this unique absolute,” explained Véronique Nyberg, Vice President Creation, Fine Fragrances at Mane.

To make this new scent available, Mane spent several years overcoming the legislative and sanitary hurdles that have to be passed prior to placing a product on the market.

The multifaceted scent of the flowers unveils notes of narcissus, violet, cucumber, tea, and tuberose. The extract contains natural maltol, which brings a note of delicious sweetness. "A new ingredient of this type is a strong vector of innovation," added Véronique Nyberg, "That’s what can make the difference when responding to a marketing brief."

Locally called Mandriakiaka, the fibre of the plant is used to make ropes or Antaimoro paper from the name of the communities which produce it. Today, the Gnidia flowers are harvested by hand by two associations of women living in a village where Mane also sources its vetiver.

Mane also presented in Nice another new botanic in perfumery: Four Corners Alcoholic Resinoid, an extract of the fruit of Tetraptera Tetraptera or Aidan tree. Also called Quatre Côtés or Esesè locally, this wild fruit from the tropical forest of Cameroon is a loved spice of local family used for jams, cookies and sweets. It provides very powerful notes of rum and banana flambée that combine very well with leathery notes.

Among the other innovations are:

- Lavandin Pure Jungle Essence, a Lavandin extract sourced in Southern France with fresh feminine top notes resulting from an extraction of the flowers only with Mane’s Jungle Essence supercritical technology.
- Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil, extracted from specific variety, from an original cultivar of Madagascar, hat has been meticulously chosen for its superior quality.
- Forest Pepper Pure Jungle Essence, derived from spicy-citrusy berries from Thailand it unveils a new kind of citrus note with orange, pink pepper tonalities and aldehydic facets.
- Bigaflower, a specialty created with a selection of Mane’s captive molecules including a high level of Bigarane for its interesting soft green notes of petitgrain.
- Driftwood, a speciality offering ambery-woody tonalities and created with Ambramone, a Mane captive molecule, with is a nice radiant ambery scent with elegant facets reminiscent of white woods

Vincent Gallon

Portfolio

© 2018 - Brazil Beauty News - www.brazilbeautynews.com

latest news
Focus
Qualipac and Verescence winners of the Luxe Pack in Green Awards Monaco 2018

Qualipac and Verescence winners of the Luxe Pack in Green Awards Monaco 2018

On the occasion of the 31st edition of Luxe Pack Monaco, the Luxe Pack in Green awards jury deliberated to designate the 2018 winners. Every year the most environmentally friendly packaging solutions and corporate social responsibility initiatives receive recognition. Qualipac wins the award in the Packaging Solutions category (...)

read more
Experts’ views
Is Brazil the new Korea for hair?

Emmanuelle Bassmann
Is Brazil the new Korea for hair?

International Beauty Fair, South America’s largest trade beauty show, took place on September 08-11, 2018 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Here is a short overview on the main trends that emerged during the event. Brazil has always been renowned for being innovative in the beauty sector. Historically, the beauty industry in Brazil accelerates (...)

read more

Features