sustainable perfumes

UC Davis Scientists Use Bacteria to Make Eco-Friendlier Artificial Scents

Photo by Shutterstock From perfumes to paints and artificial flavorings, most chemicals produced on an industrialized scale are derived from oil and gas. To bring commercial scents and…

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MCMC's Brooklyn-Crafted Fragrances Benefit Volunteer Groups in Need

Although the inspiration for her scents comes from all over Anne’s life, she is especially inspired by volunteer experiences.   Anne explains that “this drive led me to create…

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Secret Scents: Are Hidden Fragrance Allergens Making You Sick?

Photo by Shutterstock That sexy scent in your shampoo or lipstick may have less-than-sexy side effects (think blisters, eczema, or problems breathing.) But that’s not the worst…

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That Stinks: Dolce & Gabbana Launches Fragrance for Babies

Dolce & Gabbana makes the stuff fashion dreams are made of: the sexy, trashy-chic attire of wanton peasant maidens, curvy cinematic goddesses, playfully tough Sicilian street…

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Edible "Perfume Candy" Promises to Make Your Skin Smell Like Roses

Think of Deo Perfume Candy as a breath mint for your entire body. A collaboration between Beneo, an American nutrition company, and Bulgarian candy-maker Alpi, the stink-fighting…

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Yeast-Based Ingredient to Replace "Whale Barf" in High-End Fragrances

Photo by Shutterstock Don’t look now but your pricy perfume could contain ambergris, a wax-like ingredient known less euphemistically as whale vomit. Found in the upchuck or fecal…

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