2022 . 07 . 21
The Pungent History of Men’s Cologne and Perfume
Humanity's obsession with having a good smell spans millennia during which man has more or less wisely manipulated herbs, spices, resins, pastes, oils and incense, with the aim of hiding bad smells, but also of attracting potential companions. The Cool material magazine offers us an interesting insight into the history of the cologne and perfume, passing from the use of soap to incense, to the first perfumes used in Egypt and ancient Greece, to the evolutions thanks to the invention of the still, from history of Mirabilis water up to the present day.