The Big Chill in Fragrances!

The Big Chill in Fragrances

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What will cause fragrance obsession in 2013? Perfume expert Frederick Bouchardy of Joya predicts “a return to simple, uncomplicated and comforting scents—think clove, amber, lavender and all things warm and nostalgic.” Also generating buzz: good-for-you ingredients. “People want to know exactly what [perfumers] are using, and to be reassured that the materials are healthful,” he says. Who knows, a spritz of wheatgrass might just be the next big thing.

Luca Turin on the science of scent

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What’s the science behind a sublime perfume? With charm and precision, biophysicist Luca Turin explains the molecular makeup — and the art — of a scent.

Biophysicist Luca Turin studies the science of smell. He’s the author of Perfumes: The Guide, and the subject of Chandler Burr’s 2003 book The Emperor of Scent. His next project: developing an artificial nose.