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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Concentrations & Ancillary Products





Concentrations & Ancillary Products:

  • 1921 - Chanel No. 5 Extrait (Parfum/Perfume)
  • 1924 - Eau de Toilette (splash)
  • 1924 - Face Powder
  • 1926 -Talc
  • 1928 -1937  - Eau de Toilette (Cube Bottle) in Gardenia, Ambre, Chypre, Rose, and Magnolia.
  • 1928 - 1937-  Eau de Toilette (Cylinder Bottle) in Jasmin and Bois Des Iles.
  • 1930 - Lotion No. 5
  • 1930 - Huile Tan Pour L'Ete/Tanning Oil
  • 1932 - Savon de Toilette/Soap
  • 1932 - Astringent pour L'Epiderme/Skin Tonic
  • 1932 - Creme de Beaute/Face Cream
  • 1937 - After Bath Powder
  • 1938 - Dusting Powder
  • 1939 - Eau de Cologne (splash)
  • 1958 - Parfum Spray
  • 1958 - Spray Cologne
  • 1962 - Oil for the Bath/Bath oil/Huile de Bain
  • 1966 - After Bath Oil 
  • 1970 - The Voile Parfumee
  • 1971 - Body Lotion
  • 1971 - Eau de Chanel No. 5
  • 1986 - Eau de Parfum (splash)
  • 1997 - Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 2005 - Chanel No. 5 Sensual Elixir
  • 2007 - Chanel No. 5 Eau Premiere
All differ slightly in their formulation, and only the Extrait Perfume contains rose oil and jasmine absolute from the Grasse region, and is sealed by hand in a method known as baudruchage. The Eau de Toilette and the Eau de Parfum differ also from one another not only in their concentration but also their formula, and are bottled and filled by machine. 

Drug and Cosmetic Industry - Volume 40 - Page 511, 1937:
"The Chanel gift package is an exquisite presentation of a crystal bottle in a satin jewel case, magnificent in its rich simplicity. It is a gift for all occasions."

A 1939 newspaper article in the Berkeley Daily Gazette reads: 
"We were pleased to discover that there is a recent arrival. Chanel's exquisite fragrances in the form of colognes is the thing to wear. And it's a mere suggestion of perfume, cologne's the thing to wear. And it's much more reasonable than perfume. A small bottle of Chanel's cologne in any of your favorite scents is $1.50. large size bottles $5.00. There's an awfully nice Chanel gift set too, cologne and talc in matching scents, beautifully boxed for $5.00."


1970s products in the white opaline bottles with silvertone trim.

Milk Bath: 4.5 oz. white opaline glass bottle holds powdered milk bath."To enjoy a luxurious skin-pampering beauty bath, pour one capful into the tub directly under running water. This freshly fragrant, natural milk bath billows into gentle bubbles, as it cleanses, softens, silkens and scents every inch of you."

Body Lotion: 6 fl. oz. white opaline glass bottle. "Pour a small amount of this rich, fragrant lotion into palms of hands and gently smooth all over the body until thoroughly absorbed. Moisturizes, smooths and silkens, as it glistens, glosses and subtly scents."

Body Lotion: 3 fl oz.plastic bottle. "A richly fragrant, emollient body lotion that leaves skin with an all-over smoothness. Apply lavishly, massaging into skin."

Body Powder: 6 oz. plastic bottle has a salt shaker type opening from which the powder comes out.

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