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Discovering My Man Musk

Matthew Terrell | Posted 03.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

By simply giving more mental energy to my sense of smell, I have been able to understand my scent environment better. It's gotten to the point where I can detect even minor odors like my own man musk.

8 Ways to Make Your House Smell Like the Holidays | Posted 02.22.2015 | HuffPost Home

Didn't spring for a live tree this year? Never fear. There are still a few tried-and-true tricks that will make your whole house smell like holiday happiness. Pick your favorite and get its magic working before your friends and family arrive.

In Celebration of Organic Dudes

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Scene at the gym the other day: A guy steps on the treadmill two over from mine. I'm happily jogging along so I only glance to the side briefly. Wit...

Sinatra for Introverts: How to Channel Ol' Blue Eyes in Your Everyday Life

Sharon Glassman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Frank Sinatra as a role model for modern introverts? The idea sounds nuts. But trust me, friends of innie-useful info. I've been reading and lis...

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.04.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

A Fragrant Journey With Mandy Aftel

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Style
Mary Orlin

The backdrop to the aromatic adventure is what Mandy calls the five "landmark scents" from around the world: cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris and jasmine.

The Sorded Smell of Salesmanship

Sanjay Surana | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

What's wrong with this picture? I was recently in India, visiting family, and went into a drug store to pick up some toiletries that I probably d...

Smells Like Motherhood

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Lois Alter Mark

Although my nest is now empty, I've found I can reminisce about my kids' childhood this Mother's Day by spritzing these scents from Demeter Fragrance Library, which are the next best thing to going back in time. In some ways, they may actually be better.

New Indie Scents Shine At Artisan Fragrance Salon

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.11.2014 | Style
Mary Orlin

He's the perfect Olfactory Ambassador.  Meet Mario Tomas and you'll quickly learn he loves martinis.  "Jerry my partner and I are known for our mart...

The Scent of Bedtime

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

The scent of lavender has long been associated with bedtime and a better night's sleep. John Parkinson, a 17th-century London apothecary believed that...

Minty? Lemony? Human Nose Can Smell 10 Types Of Odors, Scientists Say

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 09.20.2013 | Science

From fruity to minty to popcorn-y, all smells can be classified as one of 10 types of aroma, scientists say. Taste, vision and hearing can be quanti...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation with M.J. Rose

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

M.J. Rose is the international best-selling author of 13 novels and three non-fiction books. Her most recent novel, Seduction, has received rave reviews from USA Today, Publisher's Weekly and many others.

Scent & Sensibility: The Passion Flower

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 08.10.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

It comes as no surprise to me that the Sword-billed Hummingbird, with its immensely elongated bill, has co-evolved with certain passion flowers, such as P. mixta; nor that Yellow Passion Flower pollen is apparently the only pollen eaten by the unusual bee Anthemurgus passiflorae.

FRAGments: A New Perfume Event

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Style
Mary Orlin

Maggie Mahboubian is on a mission. A mission to make the world a more fragrant place. A mission to introduce the world to the independent, artisan perfumers working in this country and Canada.

Learning to Blend Perfume -- A Class With Sarah Horowitz

Mary Orlin | Posted 05.04.2013 | Style
Mary Orlin

When you're really passionate about wine, there's nothing better than getting an opportunity to visit one of your favorite wineries, meet the winemaker and then have a blending session led by that winemaker.

A Secret To Sexual Compatibility, From Ian Kerner (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Sometimes you have to follow your nose! When sex expert and sexuality counselor Ian Kerner stopped by Mondays With Marlo, he told me that when a woman...

Making Sense of Scent

Renata Helfman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Renata Helfman

My nose became more sophisticated as I learned and experimented with different oils and notes, and now I have a few favorites that call to me depending on how I am feeling on any given day.

The Sexiest Scent of All

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I used to have a signature scent: It was Chanel No. 22 (the younger, lighter...

Stinky! New Perfume Promises The Smell Of New York City

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

A new fragrance line called Scent of Departure promises to let you smell like 14 different cities. Places like Paris, London, Milan, Hong Kong, Dubai,...

Art That (Really) Stinks

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

Today we often spend more time covering up smells than we do experiencing them, but Belgian artist Peter de Cupere is exploring and exposing fragrance...

How Scent Can Evoke Forgotten Feelings

Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

By Nadia Goodman for Years ago, Christopher Brosius, founder of I Hate Perfume, found a copy of one of his favorite novels that has l...

A Scentsational Weekend With Sniffapalooza

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.14.2012 | Style
Mary Orlin

Sniffapalooza was launched in 2004 by two scent obsessed women, Karen Dubin and Karen Adams. What started out as a small group going to fragrance events has become an international phenomenon.

Beyonce Quickens Pulses In New Scent Commercial

Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices

Beyonce has been busy quickening pulses in New York City this week at her four intimate concerts, one of which sold out in a jaw-dropping 22 seconds. ...

Making Scents of Being Single

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark C. Miller

When a guy - let's say me, for the sake of argument - is lacking a romantic partner, every bit of attention I get from any woman, even a complete st...

Blooming Buddies: Lilacs and Peonies

Suzy Bales | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzy Bales

It's hard to find a more congenial twosome than late-blooming lilacs and early-blooming peonies. They are compatible in color, fragrance and form. If their beauty doesn't hold your attention, their perfume will.