smell

News

Dear 8-year-old-girl,

I read about how you’ve been suspended from school 24 times this year because of your “foul” body odor. Your mom claims she took you to the doctor and they said there was nothing medically wrong with you, but still the school continues to send you home about twice a month. READ MORE »


Celebs

Hannah Hooper of the band Grouplove has outed Christina Aguilera as a singer with the stinkiest reputation. “I have friends that lived in Pittsburgh and they grew up around Christina Aguilera and they swear to God that she smells like hot dogs,” she said. Hot dogs? That’s harsh. I guess Xtina needs to lay off… READ MORE »


Celebs

Just because they’re famous, doesn’t mean their armpits don’t stink just like the rest of us. Especially if they’re not fond of deodorant or showers. Leonardo DiCaprio might be great at acting, but apparently his girlfriend Erin Heatherton thinks he’s crappy at hygiene. The Enquirer claims that Leo is driving Erin away with his stench. READ MORE »


Style

Aside from being a very sound-sensitive person, I’m also pretty scentsitive, if you catch my drift. And since we work in an open plan office, and can’t control the noises and smells around us, I’ve discovered a helpful little tool to make my workspace as calming and peaceful as possible. Aircraft ScentSticks come in 12… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

In my favorite scientific study of the week, researchers discovered that humans, not unlike our friends the dogs, rely quite a bit on scent to assess new people. Just because we don’t bend down and sniff butt hole doesn’t mean we’re not taking an important introductory whiff when we meet someone new. The study, done… READ MORE »


Style

Surfing the internet yesterday I came across a recipe for DIY deodorant. I’ve read the scary studies linking aluminum in conventional deodorants to increased risk of breast cancer and Alzheimer’s, but I still haven’t been able to break my habit — maybe mixing up my own concoction would do the trick? The ingredients are simple… READ MORE »