Perfume maker helping COVID-19 survivors recover their sense of smell

Right now, there are still many Americans with long-term COVID-19 symptoms.

According to Johns Hopkins University those long-haul symptoms don’t follow a pattern, age group or how severe someone had coronavirus.

Coronavirus can affect cells in the nose, leading to a lost sense of smell or taste entirely.

For some, their taste came back with things smelling bad or strange.

For about of quarter of people, the problem resolved in a couple of weeks.

Johns Hopkins doctors say there’s a 60 to 80 percent chance these people will see improvement in smell within a year.

There’s a wide range of therapy suggested from medication to doctors visits but some are trying to help in outside-the-box ways.

Perfume maker Sue Phillips has decades in the fragrance industry and is based out of New York City.

She is helping people around the country, nearly 40 so far, regain their smell after losing

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Harry Styles Looks Poised To Launch A Perfume & Cosmetics Line

As if being an actor, pop star, and fashion icon wasn’t enough, Harry Styles may be adding perfume and cosmetics master to his list of accolades. On Friday, May 28, fan account @TheHarryNews broke the story that the beloved multi-hyphenate star might just be making his way into the beauty business by revealing a screenshot from the UK Company Directory of his recent trademark filing.

Internet sleuths have left no doubt that the 27-year-old “Watermelon Sugar” singer is exploring a new venture, as “STYLES, Harry Edward” appears on the top of the leaked document. The document also shows that it was filed on May 25, per Us Weekly, and it lists Emma Spring, Styles’ assistant and mother to his goddaughter, as the company’s other director.

The “nature of business” is identified as “wholesale of perfume and cosmetics,” meaning he could be offering anything from perfume to eyeliner to

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How China’s New Love Affair With Perfume Is Changing the Market | China Decoded, BoF Professional

China dominates almost every aspect of the consumer market: it is the world’s biggest apparel market; the biggest luxury market; the biggest source of growth for fashion and beauty brands the world over.

But fragrance has remained an anomaly. As of 2017, only one percent of worldwide perfume sales happened in China, and less than one percent of Chinese consumers used perfume daily, according to market research firm Mintel. But that’s changing fast, thanks to a new generation of consumers, who are adopting perfume as a way to express their personal style.

Now it’s obvious that the ones who aren’t using fragrance, just aren’t using it yet.

“The youngsters are all so much about wanting to tell who they are and why they are unique. Fragrance is the ideal way to convey who you want to be in a really subtle way,” said Dao Nguyen, founder of Essenzia, a boutique

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Home Bargains shoppers rave about 99p wax melts they reckon smell just like Alien perfume

SHOPPERS are raving about some bargain wax melts which they reckon smell “just like” a popular designer perfume.

The Extraordinaire wax melts are available at Home Bargains for a very affordable 99p – with many comparing it to Thierry Mugler’s Alien fragrance.

Shoppers are raving about these 99p wax melts from Home Bargains


Shoppers are raving about these 99p wax melts from Home BargainsCredit: Facebook / ExtremeCouponingAndBargainsUK

Sharing in the popular Facebook group, Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK group, one very thrilled shopper wrote: “These smell just like Alien home bargain 99p.”

The woman loved them so much that she picked up five packs – with each containing eight individual wax melts.

The post quickly garnered over 1.3k “likes” and hundreds of comments from people who agreed.

“They smell amazing. I honestly can’t believe how much they sell like Alien dupe am shocked,” one person raved.

Shoppers are comparing it to this popular designer perfume


Shoppers are comparing it to this popular designer perfumeCredit: thef
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