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Fragrance Trends Move Towards Unisex Scents and Customization

Consumers are looking towards unisex fragrances and products that provide a flexible approach to customizing their evolving scent wardrobe.

Smell That? Neither Do Beiersdorf Researchers

Beiersdorf researchers have developed a deodorant based on polyquaternium-16 that decreased the production of axillary bacteria, in turn reducing malodor. So no, there's nothing to smell here (but innovation).

Editor's Note: Thriving into the Future

What is the state of naturals in 2016?

The Juice: Inside Givaudan Perfumery School

Along with rigorously memorizing 500 materials within the first several months, training to become a perfumer requires a fine balance of passion, creativity, patience and technical skill.

Progress in Essential Oils: Grapefruit Oil

This month's issues discusses the chemical composition of grapefruit oil.

Sustainable Raw Materials in Nepal

Nepal’s rich vegetation of more than 7,000 plants has created responsible harvesting village communities who engage in sustainable supply chains to reach a global industry.

Scent and Sorcery: An Occult Excursion into Sensory Perception

What's unknown about scent could be left to a little magic. Jeanette Andrews, performance artist and magician, shares how scent, sensory perception and magic can be combined to entice more than our senses.

Gourmand and Roses: Fragrance Trends See a New Twist to the Spritz

This year's fragrance trends offer a new spritz to rose, gourmand and powdery notes.

The Billion Odor Nose

Utilizing one's sense of smell is important not only to understand certain tastes, but also to perceive the world. Some people can detect between 10,000 and 100 billion or even more smells, according to research.

FTC Warns: Don't Make Zika Protection Claims Without Scientific Data

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent 10 warning letters to online marketers selling products that claim they provide protection from the Zika virus without the scientific data to back it up.

Smell-Training Can Improve Olfactory Loss

Similar to how physical therapy can restore function to damaged muscles, the non-invasive technique called smell-training can aid people with partial olfactory loss and anosmia.

Indian Sandalwood Returns to the Perfumer’s Palette

Industry perfumers muse about the rare Indian sandalwood’s (Santalum album) earthy and complex notes sought after in fine fragrance formulations.

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