In its pure form it consists of perfume molecules. When worn however, it transforms into an expression of character. View the entire collection, wherein each essence asserts its unique temperament and singularity of scent. The name Essence originally comes from the denomination of Essential oils. It is the result of the extraction by steam distillation of a natural ingredient such as rose, sandalwood, vetiver, lavender. Elie Saab, in La Collection des Essences, uses this word to create a world of exceptional and fabulous fragrances.