The Science of Cool: How Fragrances Can Help You Stay Comfortable in Hot Weather

Summer is full of excitement and adventure, but it can be hard to enjoy when you’re sweating profusely in the blistering heat. Luckily, science provides us with a simple solution for staying cool: fragrances! By utilizing specific aromatic scents, you can create an oasis of relaxation while battling record-breaking temperatures. Make this summer one filled with comfort.

Temperature perception isn’t simply a matter of physical response; the way we emotionally experience hot or cold settings matters too. If people feel anxious or overwhelmed, it’s possible for them to perceive themselves as hotter even though temperatures tend to stay constant. But interestingly enough, certain scents have been identified as having the power to create coolness in people’s minds making warm weather easier to experience overall.

 So what are some of the best fragrances to use for staying cool in hot weather? Here are a few recommendations:

1. Peppermint: Known for its cooling and refreshing properties, this scent helps reduce stress and improve mental clarity.

2. Citrus: Bright, zesty citrus scents like lemon, lime, and grapefruit are perfect for summer, as they’re refreshing and energizing. Citrus scents are also known for their mood-boosting properties, making them ideal for combating summer blues. Try our Green Tea Lemongrass, Verbena, Bergamot Orange, Inspiration, among others.

3. Eucalyptus:
Another cooling and refreshing scent. It’s also popular in helping promote relaxation and relieve stress.

4. Lavender: A classic scent that’s often associated with relaxation and calm. Lavender is an excellent choice for combating summer stress and anxiety. It’s also a natural insect repellent, making it a great choice for outdoor gatherings. Try our Lavender Basil Flowers, Lavender Leaves or Lavender Vanilla.

By incorporating these fragrances into your summer routine, you may be able to stay cooler and more comfortable in even the hottest weather. So why not give it a try and see how it works for you?

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