John Demsey made diversity Estée Lauder’s corporate pitch. An Instagram post with a racial epithet cost him his job.
Baseball is full of traditions and superstitions. For numerous players, a heavy dose of cologne or women’s perfume is the unlikeliest of performance enhancers.
The Institute for Art and Olfaction celebrates a decade of exploring our sense of smell.
Kimberly Waters runs a perfume parlor, of sorts, out of her Harlem townhouse.
Air Eau de Parfum smells like fig leaf, orange peel and jasmine. It comes from carbon emissions.
Some social media users are not feeling the Christmas spirit — or this box of mini lipsticks and branded stickers.
Twenty-seven ideas to satisfy tastes both garden variety and eccentric.
The supermodel talks about life after David Bowie, their Catskills refuge and the perfume inspired by their love.
French perfumers, sommeliers and winemakers with coronavirus infections are sometimes deprived of a crucial tool: their high-performing noses.
Hormone-disrupting phthalates can be found in everything from plastics and household goods to personal care products. Studies have shown they may be harmful to women’s reproductive systems.
Long ago, it was used to measure the passing of time. Now, after a year marked for many by the loss of smell, or at least a sense of stagnation, it’s precious once more.
Couples are adding their personal scents to their weddings in the form of diffusers, candles, lotion, perfume mists and more.
Sought-out spots for picking up finely milled soaps, hand-sculpted makeup brushes, exquisite scents and more.
In 19th-century Europe, delicate florals defined olfactory perfection. Then came the rise of bold, musky ‘oriental’ scents, which revealed much about the West’s perception of Eastern culture.
Mr. Puig was instrumental in expanding his family’s company internationally and in acquiring famed brands.
With a little know-how, aspects of shinrin-yoku, the calming Japanese practice of spending time among trees, can be approximated indoors.
By day Carlos Powell sold shoes; late into the night, he vlogged about his true passion: perfume.
When it comes to clean beauty, “natural” isn’t always best. Here’s what’s safe and beneficial, and what’s best to avoid.
For French chefs and perfumers, a government-run grove on Corsica — home to some 900 varieties — has become a place of pilgrimage.
The year home became not just an office, but a salon and spa.
As the pandemic approached its peak, so did sales of the aromatic material.
A federal lawsuit says that Moda Latina BZ, a Los Angeles County company, deceived consumers into thinking they could make up to $500 a week selling perfume, makeup and other items.
Researchers are finding ways to preserve scents that are disappearing. Others are recreating ones from centuries ago.
A project announced this week and funded by the European Union will catalog and recreate the scents of Europe from the 16th century to the early 20th century.
Sales are down leading up to this Mother’s Day, though candles and room sprays are doing OK. As some stores reopen, an industry ponders how to spritz safely.
At his grandmother’s cottage in Brittany, Pierre-Alexis Delaplace of Kerzon would wait, somewhat impatiently, for this savory treat.