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nota testa, nota corpo, nota coda


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18:30 Feb 13, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Cosmetics, Beauty / body creams, fragrances
Italian term or phrase: nota testa, nota corpo, nota coda
This refers to I think the notes or fragrances eg lavender, thyme of body creams. But does one say 'primary notes', 'secondary notes', 'tertiary notes'?
What would be the industry translation?
Brian Gallagher
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5 +1top notes, mid notes, base notes
Ivana UK

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top notes, mid notes, base notes

* Fragrant, everyday body lotion leaves skin soft, smooth, and beautifully healthy
* Fragrance Top Notes: Sweet Pea, Watery Pear, Logan Berry, Rhubarb
* Fragrance Mid Notes: Cyclamen, Freesia, Raspberry
* Fragrance Base Notes: Musk

Note added at 40 mins (2008-02-13 19:11:57 GMT)

Top notes are scents you can smell as soon as the womens fragrance has been applied. ... After a short while, the top notes disperse and the middle notes ...


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