You can recreate memories and connections

“If there is a perfume that someone wore when you were younger and it makes you feel uncomfortable, or an ex-partner wore a perfume and you smell it again, it can be interesting to reclaim that smell,” says [Maya] Njie. “So instead of smelling it every now and again, and feeling the way that you do, you would buy a sample of it and start wearing it – doing things that make you dissociate from that particular person. You can recreate memories and connections to it.”

— Read more in The experts: perfumers on 20 ways to make you, your house and your laundry smell fabulous at The Guardian. Hat tip to Helen!


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