Train your sense of smell

How to Train your Sense of Smell

Our dumbed-down, denigrated sense of smell - our so-called 5th sense - is rarely used to its full potential. But you can rekindle it to live a more scentsational life!
Can you use Perfume as Hand Sanitizer FAQs

Perfume as Hand Sanitizer: Q&A

Can you use up old perfume as hand sanitizer? We examine what hand sanitizer is and how it works and why perfume isn't always a good replacement.
How to read a perfume ingredients label

Perfume Ingredients: How to Read a Flacon Label

Do you know what ingredients are in your favourite perfume? Time then to take a deep dive into what's listed on the packaging and what's not. What lies behind the catch-all 'Parfums'?
perfect perfume present - a guide to giving perfume

Guide to Gifting the Perfect Perfume Present

With the last shopping days before Christmas near, we look at the risks and rewards of gifting that perfect perfume present and offer tips to avoid a panic-bought scented dud.
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Stressfree Shopping for Perfume

Five tips for shopping for perfume and a guide to giving the perfect perfume present. Your gift recipients will thank you all the more.
Best Mediterranean summer perfumes

Best Mediterranean Perfumes for the Scent of Summer

Buy them duty free on vacation to capture the scent of summer. Our edit of timeless Mediterranean perfumes evoke lazing on the Côte d'Azur.
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How to Make Perfume Last Longer

Make your natural perfume last longer with these simple tips. But the question is whether longevity really what we should be aiming for in a perfume?
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How To Enjoy & Sample Botanical Perfumes

The beauty of natural botanical perfumes is their complexity and personality. I've some tips on how to get to know them so you can appreciate and sample them at their best.
expensive natural perfumes

Why Natural Perfumes Are Expensive

Would you pay $650 for a 50ml botanical perfume? Some do. Perfume's price is subjective as perfumery can be considered art. We take a look at why some natural perfumes are so expensive.