Waterford, Conn, joins cities with fragrance bans

Policies limiting or banning the use of fragrance is a growing policy trend that we've been following closely. Today Waterford, Conn, joins Portland, Oreg, and Detroit, Mich, in asking people to refrain from wearing perfume or cologne into Town Hall, according to Waterford's Patch.com. Robert M. … [Read more...]

Axe may get the ax at high school

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Read "Axe Cologne" and what comes to mind? Possibly an image of high school guys doused in the stuff hoping to attract girls. This week The Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Bourne, MA, has taken up the issue of indoor air quality and is considering banning perfume and cologne, including … [Read more...]

Cream and lotions spoil after a year

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I reached into the back of the medicine cabinet and discovered a tube of hair grooming cream. It wasn't exactly ancient; I remember buying it around the time of my wedding, which was about four years ago. The tube was more than half full. I decided to pop open the cap and take a sniff. … [Read more...]