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Demeter fragrances

Perfume house founded by Christopher Brosius and Christopher Gable in 1993. Their first release was Fresh Water.

Their huge "Fragrance Library" now has 200+ scents that range from the evocative (Crust of Bread, Gingerale, Sugar Cookie) to the somewhat odd (Stable, Sushi, Humidor) to the downright bizarre (Turpentine, Earthworm, Funeral Home).

The company was acquired by Freedom Marketing Group in 2002, and Brosius has since left Demeter to launch the new line CB I Hate Perfume.

See reviews for Grass, Greenhouse, Christmas Tree & Condensed Milk, Baby Powder, Ginger Cookie, Redhead in Bed, Between the Sheets and Fiery Curry, Thunderstorm and Cannabis Flower, Gingerale, Chocolate perfumes from Demeter, Beetroot & Pruning Shears, Dulce de Leche, Espresso, Chai Tea & Whiskey Tobacco.

Recent fragrance releases from Demeter

2006 ~ Play-Doh

2007 ~ Vanilla Ice Cream, Lavender Martini, Clean Windows & Lychee, Apple Blossom & Cherry Blossom, the Jelly Belly Collection (Fruit Salad, Blueberry Muffin, Sugar & Spice, Wild Blackberry Peach Cobbler, Mango Pineapple Salsa), Hot Fudge Sundae, Crayon, Pure Soap, Hot Kiss Collection, Egg Nog

2008 ~ Necco Sweethearts, Incense, Frozen Margarita, Tootsie Collection, Swimming Pool, Pinkitude, Beeswax, Giant Sequoia, Hershey Collection, White Bouquet

2009 ~ Jolly Rancher Smooth Watermelon, Vintage Naturals 2009 Geranium, Rosebush, Mimosa, Patchouli and Lavender, Saguaro Cactus and Sweet Cilantro, Pink Grapefruit, Chai Tea, Christmas in New York, Demeter Naturals Lilac

2010 ~ Amber, Frozen Pond, Clover, Sanrio Collection, Frangipani, Magnolia, Demeter Naturals Sage, Sanrio Collection part 2, Naturals Sunflower & Vanilla Bark

2011 ~ Maple Syrup, Naturals Vetiver, Hello Kitty Spring, Plum Blossom, Barbados Cherry & Caravan NYC, Chrysanthemum, Mistletoe & Christmas Bouquet

2012 ~ Butterscotch, Moonbeam, Daisy, Clean Skin, Black Ginger, Dragon Fruit, Coterie + Demeter Noteworthy, Black Bamboo, Orange Rim Cleaner, Sugar Plum

2013 ~ Oud, Flowering Tonka, Zombie, Vanilla Cookie Dough & Dark Chocolate, Rice Paddy, Sunshine & First Response – Boston, White Sangria, Elvira Mistress of the Dark Collection & Iced Berries, Saltwater Taffy, Pixie Dust, Nigel Barker Times Square, New York Nights & Wall Street, Pizza, Candy Cane Truffle

2014 ~ Silvery Tip Pekoe & Baihao Yinzhen Tea, White Musk #7, White Musk #9 & White Musk #15, Orange Blossom & Daffodil

Where to buy

The largest selection is at the Demeter website (see below). Selected fragrances can also be found at drugstores and mass market stores, or online fragrance discounters.

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