Of the hundreds of colognes on the market, there are a only select handful that have survived fleeting fads and stood the test of time, thereby achieving iconic status.
2016 may be the year where men finally realize that skincare and hair products are a worthwhile investment. As reported by The Independent, many popular men’s retailers have reported immense growth in sales in this area, with MR PORTER claiming a 300 percent growth in sales of these products in 2015 alone. Now, the men’s grooming industry is expanding all across the globe, and is estimated to bring in $21 billion in revenue in 2016.
Roses are an ornamental plant, bred over hundreds of generations to have their distinctive shape and color. But what they gained in visual appeal they lost in their olfactory potency—that is, roses used to smell even sweeter than they do now. By manipulating some of the genes that control the rose’s fragrance, a team of French researchers has discovered new enzymes that could make roses smell more potent, according to a study published today in Science.