Top notes, or head notes, are the light and stimulating aromas you smell first after the perfume has been applied to the skin. They tend to be short in duration, only lasting a few minutes.
Listing of essential oils which are used as top notes in perfumes and colognes.
Click on each link above to be taken to its profile. Each essential oil profile also includes safety information for that particular oil. Please note that, as supported by research, even the ingredients in natural perfumes may cause allergies. Be sure to do your skin patch tests and review the safety information for each oil.
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