Scents

Top Perfume Trends to Look Out for This Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Fall is my favourite season (and not just because it is my birthday!). There are beautiful colours, the air is fresh and a whole new season of style trends. To find out the latest on perfume trends for fall, I spoke with Tresor Prijs, Editor and Contributing Author at Scent Trunk and William Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk, to find out the latest in pretty scents for autumn.

What to Look for When Buying Candles

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

It is no secret that I love all things pretty. This especially includes scented candles. I have scented candles going all the time, in every room of my home. When I am working, I find it helps to create a calm work environment.

How Scents Can Change Your Mood for the Better

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Scent has the ability to impact well-being in a very powerful way. Our olfactory centre is directly linked to the emotional and memory centres in our brain, which are all bound up in the limbic system, the most ancient part of the brain. This means when we smell we literally feel and create memories.

How to Choose the Best Natural Deodorant

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There has been so much talk in the news lately about deodorants and how some of them can be potentially toxic, I thought I would learn more about natural deodorants. I spoke with Tara Martinson, Product Developer/Herbalist, Rocky Mountain Soap Company and she helped me understand more about deodrants and how to avoid toxic ingredients.

Why Every Man Should Wear a Signature Scent

Matthew Morein | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Style
Matthew Morein

When Tom Ford wrote a list of 15 things every man should have for the 15th anniversary of Vogue.com he spoke of having a good cologne that becomes a signature. I tapped a friend of mine who works for a major cosmetics company for some information about scents and he dropped some serious science on me. So here is the crash course.

Follow Your Nose...To Wellness

Leigh Sanchez Ellazar | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Living
Leigh Sanchez Ellazar

The smell factor, also known as aromatherapy, is so powerful. It can uplift you on gloomy days, it can pick you up and it can even bring you back to an early childhood memory. If you're like me, not wanting to depend on medicinal results, aromatherapy is an excellent option. The following are some examples of how aromatherapy could improve your life...

Quick Study: A Perfumer's Scents To De-Stress

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.08.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...