Sandalwood oil has a lovely complex scent with creamy, sweet floral notes. It is unique amongst woody raw materials because its lacks any sharpness, moss-like, or smoky facet. Sandalwood makes a wonderful, versatile base, with sweetness that can be emphasized or simply left to soften the edges.
Indian Mysore sandalwood, the sandalwood used in early perfumery, is a threatened species today thus perfumers have been challenged with finding ethically harvested and synthetic alternatives.
Sandalwood gives to the perfume sweet, woody, smooth, warm and creamy nuances.
Perfumes where sandalwood is prominent: