Smellosophy is a difficult book on a difficult subject. But if you want to learn more about the sense of smell, worth a look.
Can you avoid wrinkles by sleeping on your back?
One of the highlights of 2014 for me was a talk by Peter Vukusic of Exeter University at the Society of Cosmetic Scientist’s meeting on May Day near Oxford. It was about alternative ways of creating colours for cosmetics.
The skin is the main organ of interest to the cosmetic scientist. You might well suppose that the skin, being something that we all possess and interact with on a daily basis, was something that we would know a lot about. In fact there are still a lot of quite important questions to which we …