Posts with tag: “Scent Research”
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How Does Our Sense of Smell Work?

Compared to the other senses, our sense of smell is often under appreciated. This notion is possibly due to the fact that much of olfaction operates beneath our consciousness – happening all the time without us...

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Leather and Smoke

There is something about the smell of a crackling hearth, of a brand new car or handbag that is subconsciously satisfying. These scents, smoke and leather, are some of the most comforting scents in our olfactory...

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Gender in Fragrances

Charming, sparkly, seductive. Radical, raw, noble. For most of modern fragrance’s recorded history, perfume has fallen into two decidedly different camps: female and male. Traditional female oriented fragrances display sweet, floral and fruity notes like strawberry,...

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The Fundamental Role of Smelling

Although humans rely less on smell now for our survival, it has been an integral part of our species’ evolution. Smell Evolution In our earliest years on the earth, smell was vital for both humans and...

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Development in Olfactory Research: Generating Smells Using Brain Stimulation

New research provides some early insights into the mysterious sense of smell. Scientists have taught mice how to smell an odor entirely through the brain, essentially smelling an odor that does not exist. This study was...

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What Makes up a Fragrance? Scent DNA

As you might know, your first impression doesn’t always tell the whole story. What you smell is not always indicative of the full scope of the fragrance, as fragrances are nuanced compositions of many ingredients. A...

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Reclaiming the Retail Space

For a long time, the mall was the go-to for shopping. Massive, full of spectacle, and plenty of opportunity to purchase, the mall served as our primary understanding of a shopping experience. We might make a...

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New Car Smell

You’re likely familiar with that exciting experience of shopping for a new car. While the process can become draining and stressful, there’s a deep sense of relief and satisfaction felt when you sit in your new...

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Calming Essential Oils

While the restorative properties of essential oils for both fragrant and medicinal purposes were first recognized during ancient Egyptian civilization, it was only during the 1900s when French chemist René-Maurice Gattefossé coined the term “aromatherapy” as...

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Jewelry Store Scent Branding

While many think of jewelry as a simple act of adornment, every embellishment we wear has must stronger emotional factors which range from deep sentimental value to the emotions such jewelery represents in cultural and societal...

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