Many of you will be familiar with the smell of synthetic Oud in modern perfumes. This is not what we are talking about. We are talking about oud from nature, from a tree. Most of you would not have come across this smell in daily life unless you have spent some time in an Islamic culture. We will explore this culture today through the prism of scent.
The Islamic community is international, trans-racial, and when it comes to fragrance… trans-gender.
– Thomas Kruger
Per fume, through smoke, she comes….
Her first appearance in New York is at The Temple of Beauty, Aedes de Venustus.
Denyse Beaulieu is jetting out of Paris for a waft around North America to launch her book, The Perfume Lover.
Book Giveaway and a Fragrant Reading List
John Oehler, author of the perfume thriller, Aphrodesia spoke on The Space Show website about The Smell of Space on Sunday. Continue reading for details and the archive link.
I like to think of the vibration theory of olfaction and its proponents as unicorns. The rest of us studying olfaction are horses.
– Professor Leslie Vosshall
Smell is our most primal sense. It’s the reason, for example, that strippers make bigger tips when they’re ovulating.
My favorite fragrance is the smell of my wife’s skin. John Oehler.
Today in The Scented Salon we visit a Perfume Vault in Versailles, meet a real Rocket Scientist and partially solve The Marcello Aspria Mystery as well as talking with writer John Oehler about the purpose of perfume and the background to his novel, the perfume thriller, Aphrodesia.