Sophia Panych, Allure magazine
Here's some bad news for anyone who wears a classic fragrance: Your go-to scent may soon be a whiff of the past. Next year, in an attempt to protect people from potential allergens, the European Union will be curbing or banning a bunch of natural ingredients in perfumes. Old-school brands like Chanel, Dior, and Guerlain-and the women who love them-have the most to fear, since many of their scents were created before scientists had realized their recipes' potential risks.
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Think about it: Chanel No. 5, Guerlain L'Heure Bleue, Miss Dior...they all could be just memories. (Well, probably not-but they would potentially have to be reformulated.)
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Restricting natural ingredients isn't new: The International Fragrance Association has been slowly doing it since 1973. (For example, birch tar oil, an ingredient in the classic Guerlain Shalimar, was blacklisted a few years
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