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One of the goals of this website is to show the present owners of the Jean Desprez perfume company how much we miss the discontinued classics and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back these fragrances!

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Perfume Advice from Denis Desprez

In 1977, Denis Desprez, son of Jean Desprez and President of Parfums Desprez had mentioned some very good advice regarding fine perfumes in an interview with the Santa Ana Register newspaper.

  • "Perfume should be kept in a cool place, out of the sunlight, and carefully sealed because heat, sunlight, and air are the three big enemies of fine perfume."
  • "After a bottle of perfume has been opened, a three to four days supply should be put in an atomizer, and then the bottle should be sealed again." 
  • "When the atomizer is empty, rinse it clean with alcohol, dry it, then pour another four days supply into the atomizer . It takes lots of time I know, but it’s the only way to make sure the perfume is conserved perfectly."
  • "Use it on the warm parts of the body, inside the clothes."  
  • "One should never mix two perfumes. If you own clothes with which you used Shalimar last week, these clothes have to be used with Shalimar for life!"

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