Something really big

“There is something really big happening with vanilla right now,” says [perfumer Bérénice] Watteau. [Perfumer Rodrigo] Flores-Roux agrees, noting that there are many different types of vanilla as well. “When you think about a vanilla bean, it doesn’t really smell like sweet, fluffy, yellow Häagen-Dazs,” he explains. “They smell very leathery, very smoky and very oily. That’s why we have musky vanillas, solar vanillas— meaning they have a sunny, beachy vibe—and also burnt, smoky vanillas.”

— Read more in These Are the 3 Biggest Fragrance Trends of the Year, According to Perfumers at NewBeauty.


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