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5 Surprising Scents Used in Body Fragrances


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Alcoholic Beverages
Are gin and tonics so delicious you'd like to smell like one?
Are gin and tonics so delicious you'd like to smell like one?
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Outside of bars and restaurants, you don't find too many people smelling like liquor -- or at least not many who want to. There are fragrance companies, however, have come to a different conclusion.

There are a bunch of sprays and lotions in the alcoholic-beverage category. Margaritas, bourbon, gin and tonic, beer (both regular and light!), sake, cosmos, whiskey and absinthe are just some of the varieties of drink you can apply on purpose. Seems a risky way to go, with the frequency of traffic stops, but that's just us.

Now, for authenticity's sake, you might try layering this fragrance with the next one ...


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