Pomelo is the largest of the citrus fruits. Its thick yellow-green skin hides a thick rind and white to pink fruity pulp. Closest to a grapefruit, it is somewhat milder and sweeter than its relation. Pomelos can be enjoyed like any citrus fruit, and the rind is often used for marmalade.
In fragrance, pomelo smells like a milder grapefruit, without the bitterness, making it a great citrus note.
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When we wander our cities, the scents we notice tend to be negative smells—garbage, waste, sweat, etc. But smell mapping is attempting to change our perceptions of our urban scentscapes by drawing attention to the many different smells of a city and how they affect our perception of the space.
Kate McLean and her research partner Daniele Quercia were recently interviewed on CBC’s By Design where they spoke about their publication “Smelly Maps: The Digital Life of Urban Smellscapes” and about McLean’s smell walks, the method with which she gathers her data.
When losing a loved one we often hold on to mementos to keep their memory alive—grandfather’s sweater, grandmother’s recipes. Now you can have the most potent memory of your deceased love one—their scent. Kalain’s Olfactory Links lets you create a perfume that replicates the individual scent of your passed relation.
“The new Juicy Couture fragrance makes a statement,” says Robin Mason, senior vice president of global marketing at Elizabeth Arden, “in Behati we found the perfect girl to capture the spirit of the brand.”