Interview: Master Perfumer and Royal Salute 21 Whisky Consultant Barnabé Fillion

Exploring the ways in which scent combinations create and evoke memories

We know that the brain employs scent to trigger memories and feelings. Without your olfactory system running properly, smelling certain things would be difficult—and, of course, food and drinks would taste different too. Perhaps most importantly, your brain wouldn’t create lasting memories in the same way. On a  recent trip to Dubai, we spoke with master perfumer and Royal Salute 21 whisky consultant, Barnabé Fillion …

Travel-Sized Essentials for All Genders

Carry-on allowed, these products will nourish, hydrate and refresh on all your travels

Travel—whether by land, sky or sea—effects your body in countless ways, from stress and anxiety, to blood-flow, oxygen levels and hydration. For this reason—and for carry-on and space restrictions—our grooming and beauty routines change a little when we’re on the go. Whether you’re looking to take control of your emotions, scent profile or cleanliness, the following selections offer a wide range of benefits—and they’re all …

New Men’s Skincare Products for Fall 2015

From cleanser to fragrance, our favorite new finds

Prompted by the introduction of the Clarisonic Alpha Fit, we collected our favorite new men’s skincare items, guaranteed to start your day off right. While some of these products bend gender classification, the guys on the Cool Hunting staff have grown fond of them. We lean toward the pure, the simple and the efficacious when it comes to skin care, typically from smaller brands. Here’s …