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5 Surprising Scents Used in Body Fragrances


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In 2009, a study by scent-research company Firmenich found that men prefer the smell of bacon to that of a newborn baby, ranked 7th and 18th, respectively. (They also prefer gasoline to the baby, with gas coming in at No. 12.)
In 2009, a study by scent-research company Firmenich found that men prefer the smell of bacon to that of a newborn baby, ranked 7th and 18th, respectively. (They also prefer gasoline to the baby, with gas coming in at No. 12.)
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OK, this one has gag-gift appeal: For the vegetarian in your life, give the unmistakable scent of red meat.

Actually, not just red meat -- this fragrance category boasts pork and ham, as well, along with a simple mesquite scent that could probably conjure any protein cooked in or around Texas.

If it were just Whopper cologne, it could be brushed off as fun in advertising. That there are also body fragrances that make the wearer smell like pork barbecue, beef jerky, bacon (both regular and hickory), roast beef, pot roast and baked ham is more difficult to explain (and raises some reasonable concern about dog attacks).

And finally, incredibly, for those who use "stinky" as a compliment ...


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