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Apr 23, 2007 | 02:33 PM CDT
By: Helen Feygin, Intuiscent
What’s driving the contemporary fragrance consumer and how perfumers can overcome obstacles to deliver on the promise of “natural”. “As we stand at the brink of a second nuclear age and a period of unprecedented climate change,” the Cambridge cosmologist Stephen Hawking recently stated, “scientists have a special responsibility, once again, to inform the public and to advise leaders about the perils that humanity faces.” With dire predictions such as this and the realities of life, no wonder that there exists an atmosphere of stress and anxiety throughout society.
Apr 23, 2007 | 02:27 PM CDT
Shaping Room’s Nobi Shioya gives some of the world’s top perfumers wide berth in creating unique scents. “I often say that I don’t care about fragrances,” says Shaping Room founder Nobi Shioya, “but I care very much about smell.” Shioya—a surfer, sculptor, blogger (http://whatwedoissecret.org) and fragrance entrepreneur—has launched a number of novel scents over the last few years, capturing the intangible nuances of love, sex and surfing (not all at once) in a bottle.
Apr 13, 2007 | 11:34 AM CDT
P&Fnow reviews Eberhard Breitmaier's book, Terpenes (Wiley)
Apr 11, 2007 | 02:26 PM CDT
P&Fnow recently spoke with perfumer Robert Siegel about the stresses and strains of working for a small house and how perfumers can succeed under pressure
Apr 11, 2007 | 02:07 PM CDT
Helen Feygin (Intuiscent) discusses the value of fragrance to consumer products, such as detergents and fabric softeners, and what trends are emerging.
Apr 06, 2007 | 03:01 PM CDT
According to Bell Flavors & Fragrances, the majority of today’s consumers are beginning to recognize healthy alternatives in what they consume and use on their bodies.
Apr 03, 2007 | 06:33 PM CDT
According to a new Research and Markets report, “Natural Personal Care Consumers,” almost one-third of consumers increasingly seek natural personal care products—including those boasting organic credentials
Apr 03, 2007 | 02:02 PM CDT
P&Fnow talks to author Michelle Krell Kydd about what it means to be a perfumer in the information age
Apr 03, 2007 | 11:51 AM CDT
Lauro Barata and Ruy Quadros de Carvalho explore the possibility of producing sustainable rosewood oil in Brazil
Mar 30, 2007 | 08:35 AM CDT
The Continued Implementation of the Dermal Sensitization Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) for Fragrance Ingredients