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What is “Amber” in Perfume?

Amber is a scent so popular, nearly every perfumer has a version of it. But what exactly is it? Amber essential oil? I’m sometimes asked where to get ‘amber essential oil’, which is at best a misnomer. Unless we’re actually talking about ambergris or fossilized amber oil, both very uncommon, the amber in fragrance is always a blended […]