what is a blue fragrance

In the 1990’s and through today, “Blue Fragrances” have been a popular style of cologne for men. While there is no formal definition in perfumery on what exactly a blue scent is, most of the fragrance community understands which fragrances fall in this category. We will cover what it takes to make a cologne a … Read more

We all know that perfumes and men’s colognes contain fragrance. After all, that is what they are for. But what other ingredients are in perfume? Is there alcohol in cologne and perfume? Yes, cologne does contain a high amount of alcohol. It is the primary ingredient in most men’s and women’s fragrances. The alcohol used … Read more

can cologne evaporate

We like to buy colognes so that we can smell nice. But what happens if we leave the cap off of a bottle of cologne? Does cologne evaporate without a cap? If so, does it alter the scent and will the cologne go bad? Learn how evaporation can happen with a bottle of cologne and … Read more

man working out at gym

When you go to the gym, you can sweat and smell bad. Sometimes, deodorant is not enough. You can spray cologne on that will make you smell better while working out. But, is it appropriate to wear cologne to the gym? While some may argue that smelling nice during a workout is a sign of … Read more

ambroxan vs ambergris

Two common ingredients in perfumery are Ambergris and Ambroxan. While the names are similar, they have completely different scents. They are also used to provide different results to colognes and perfumes. The difference between Ambergris and Ambroxan is that Ambergris is a natural substance that comes from a sperm whale while Ambroxan is a synthetic … Read more

people at a funeral

The dilemma of whether or not to wear cologne to a funeral is one that many men face when attending such an event. The choice is not straightforward, as it involves various factors such as cultural context, personal preference, and the wishes of the bereaved family. In this article, we will discuss the pros and … Read more

Amberwood in perfumes

The world of perfumery is a fascinating one, populated by an array of scents that delight and enchant. One such note is Amberwood, a relatively recent yet increasingly popular entrant in the world of fragrance notes. Let’s take a deep dive into the beautiful essence of Amberwood, its characteristics, composition, usage in notable fragrances, and … Read more

Baccarat Rouge 540, a popular fragrance from the renowned Maison Francis Kurkdjian, has garnered a devoted following and generated quite a buzz in the world of luxury perfumery. With its unique scent profile and striking red bottle, it has become a symbol of sophistication and elegance. At over $300 for a 2.5 ounce bottle, you … Read more

Creed fragrances

Have you ever considered buying some Creed fragrances but found out the price was too high? Maybe you walked into a high end department store and saw all of their fine looking perfume bottles. You probably saw many fragrance influencers talking about Creed Aventus and how great it is. They have a lot of great … Read more

what is a gourmand fragrance

Gourmand fragrances have become more popular in the last 20 years. This style of fragrance seems to fall into the niche category a lot of the times, but there are some designers in this space too. Among the many fragrance families, the gourmand fragrance family stands out for its unique food scents. Gourmand scents are … Read more