The Controversy Behind the Smell of Musk

The smell of musk compares to the scent of a deer with unpleasant faecal undertones. The Musk smell comes from a mating gland of the male deer and it has a dirty animalic profile with ammonia undertones, especially in high concentrations. In small concentrations, musk smells sweeter and much more versatile as a base note that adds raw longevity to fragrances.

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