Thursday, August 23, 2007

Most perfumes contain several ingredients

Say Cheek
The Scent Trail
Celia Lyttelton

“When you breathe in the smell of a pine forest, or your mother’s skin, you are taking molecules right inside your body and that makes smell a very intimate sense,” writes Celia Lyttelton in The Scent Trail ( ). Sight and sound are physical senses, but smell and taste are chemical, she explains.

“From birth to death our eyesight and other senses deteriorate, but our sense of smell never weakens because the cells regenerate every twenty-four days.”

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