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Popular scents don’t always make best perfumes, here’s why

Perfumes that use the most common scents do not always obtain the highest number of ratings, according to an analysis of 10,000 perfumes and their online ratings. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, reveals which odours are likely to bring success, with some surprising combinations providing a boost to ratings. Perfumes are described […]

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The question is: Should men wear fragrances

Should a man wear scent? Or are the aromatic flavours only for women? This may sound a touch esoteric but it’s at the top of my mind this Sunday morning. Women are expected to smell — and usually prettily — and even if that’s male chauvinist it’s also rather pleasing to the nostrils. My olfactories […]