The Science (and Neuroscience) of Scent

I stumbled upon a fascinating article on the science of scent, how we smell what we do, why we have scent differences, anosmia, and olfactory neuroscience. That led me down a rabbit hole to additional articles on: the shape and movement of odor molecules; the link between taste and smell; how scent, emotion, and memory are intertwined; “Super Tasters;” the role of ageing and even mental health; biophysiological differences; and so much more.  As I have plenty of time while waiting for the drydown of an attar test to finish, I thought I would share with you what I learnt.

Source: Thought Co.

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Rania J.’s Response To Ambre Loup Reformulation Question

Fair is fair. Rania J. (Rania Jouaneh) has responded to the question of whether Ambre Loup been diluted and reformulated, and I believe it is only right to present her answer in full.

80% alcohol written on the side panel for the original silver box of Ambre Loup.

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Rania J. Ambre Loup: Reformulated?

Has Ambre Loup been diluted and reformulated? The answer might be Yes. There are a few reasons why that could be the case, and I’ll go over them in this post.

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Scenting Hollywood and Rock Celebrities

I thought you might enjoy a light-hearted, escapist game about scenting old Hollywood and modern rock star celebrities. Obviously, much of it is subjective, but I do include what some stars actually wore, when known, whether it was from Creed, Caron, Guerlain, Coty, Chanel, or other houses.

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