Love & Relationship
June 23, 2017

Love at first scent

Your nose is amazing! Research suggests that humans can fall in love simply through a keen sense of smell. Is this possible? What is the connection between the olfactory (smell) system and who we find attractive? How does fragrance work with the skin? Fragrances will always smell different on different people, and much of this has to do with how it reacts with your skin’s pH. Scents generally smell stronger on those with an oilier skin type, and won’t last as long on dry skin. Applying a scent-free body lotion before your fragrance will help your fragrance linger longer. Body temperature is one…
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General knowledge
June 23, 2017

What the smell of your sweat means

It’s hot and humid and as hard as you try, beads of sweat are trickling from your body. Horrors: even you can smell your own not-so-sweet fragrance! Why does sweat smell and what does it mean for your health? Your own air conditioner Sweat is a normal bodily function that starts just a few months after birth. Think of it as your body’s built-in cooling system. Thermoregulation (regulation of your body-temperature) happens when you secrete a water and sodium solution through glands all over your body. When wind blows over the sweat, it cools your skin, which cools down your…
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 28, 2015

7 Tips on how to manage body odour

We need to sweat! Even though it has a bad reputation, sweating is an incredible part of your body's design, to keep you cool, hydrate your skin and balance your body fluids and electrolytes. The problem is, it can lead to body odour. If you struggle with BO, here are some things you could try: (more…)
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