Let’s hear it for the boys: Co-founder of fragrance brand Boy Smells on bringing ‘genderful’ to the masses
Matthew Herman has a powerful message for fragrance – that it’s sexist. Here, he tells Cosmetics Business how Boys Smells, the brand he founded with his real-life partner David Kien, is breathing new life in the sector with their ‘genderful’ concept
'It's the perfume equivalent to taking the knee': Is it the end of oriental fragrances?
Increasingly, fragrance houses are switching the language they use to describe warm, heady and spicy scents from ‘oriental’ to ‘amber’ in a bid for inclusivity. Cosmetics Business explores the history behind the term and the social factors encouraging this change