Simply put, reformulation is a process in fragrance product development where the scent formula of an existing product is changed. The change can involve the removal of scent elements (either essential or fragrance oils), the integration of new scent elements, the adjustment of … [Read more...] about Should Scent Reformulation Be Reformed?
So as Parts One and Two of this series have theorized, men’s shaving soaps tend to be very divergent from the classical evolution of men’s fragrances in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some may not care of course, and may be happy to smell lime or bananas as they lather on their … [Read more...] about The Lack of Depth and Complexity in Men’s Shaving Scents Part 3: Smelling the Silver Lining
The first part of this series introduced the basics of scent families for fragrances and began to explain the complexities of creating a complex scent for a shaving soap or cream. We continue that explanation here. … [Read more...] about The Lack of Depth and Complexity in Men’s Shaving Scents Part 2
Many wet shavers start out liking the scents of shave soaps and then move on into fragrance. This can be a challenge on a variety of levels; “Why doesn’t anything smell only like limes?,” “Wait, sandalwood is supposed to smell like that?,” “That 3 ounce bottle of stuff costs how … [Read more...] about The Lack of Depth and Complexity in Men’s Shaving Scents Part 1
Yes, I’m running out of space for great colognes in my bathroom. And no, I can’t really turn down an opportunity to sample a new one. Here are the new scents I’m wearing this fall … [Read more...] about Fall fragrance sampler