Do you love spending money but hate smelling good? Lucky for you, plenty of expensive beauty products smell flat-out horrible! Here are five high-end products that will piss off your bank account and your nostrils simultaneously. More
This weekend, we learned about Pope Perfume–which is to say, you can now smell like the Pope if you so desire it! But Pope perfume is just another oddball scent in a long, long line of them… and frankly, it’s not even close to the weirdest. Notes of sushi, bacon, Parisian orgies, vulvas, doomed queens, garages and “aging paper” ahead… More
I’m pretty into stuff that smells good. How about you? Whether you think aromatherapy is hokey hippie crap or a fun way to heal your mind and body, it’s always good to have stuff that smells good. That’s my philosophy, at least. So here are 7 awesome aromatherapy products for your body and your home. More
If World War Z’s insertion into my highly detailed and potentially prophetic dreams is any indication, there will be a zombie apocalypse in the near future. In it, Zach Galifianakis and I will fall in love, we will be stuck in a supermarket for a great deal of the situation and my ability to drift cars away from close calls will be innate. But most importantly: I will smell delightful and will help the entire town smell delightful. More
To all of you who spent $60 on a plastic clip that promises to straighten and slim your nose, there’s now a new perfume for you! More
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Jennifer Lopez and her rock make the Vanity Fair cover. -Styleite
Sephora‘s new nails: an affordable array in some decidedly chic shades. -Refinery29
Nobody really does casual cool like Kate Moss. -The Budget Babe
Gucci launches Gucci Style app. -The High Low
Banish “fat talk.” -YouBeauty
Holistic facials are good for your face and, apparently, your psyche. -Birchbox
Tweet and win an eye-catching cheetah-print dress. -Poshglam
Best scents for summer. -Betty Confidential
Prada is going youthful. And it’s weird. More
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In case Beverly Hills hasn’t gotten enough hype in the past 20 years, here’s another way to celebrate the infamous 90210 zip code: the city of Beverly Hills, in conjunction with JT Brands of Long Beach, will be releasing a “souvenir fragrance line” guaranteed to make you smell like a 90201 gal. Pam Danziger, a marketing expert, said, “When I think of Beverly Hills, I think of ground zero in conspicuous consumption lifestyle. Every city has souvenirs, so for Beverly Hills, why not some perfume? It makes sense.” Though not connected, this is reminiscent of Bond No. 9, which designs fragrances inspired by different New York City neighborhoods. More
I went to high school in a fairly small community where there weren’t a lot of stores. Every girl in my high school selected ‘her’ Bath and Body Works fragrance and wore it constantly in body spray, lotion, and bath gel form. The locker room smelled like a basket of wax fruit every day after gym class. But I just couldn’t settle on which scent was going to be mine: I didn’t want to smell like a country apple or a sun-ripened raspberry, as much as I would have enjoyed eating either of those things. Ultimately, it was a men’s scent that drew me in: cool spring, which smelled like musk and rainwater. The woman at the counter asked me if I was getting a gift for my boyfriend, and, feeling ashamed, I said yes. But I loved every drop of the scent and wore it until I couldn’t squeeze any more out of the bottle. Since then, it has been men’s – and the occasional unisex – fragrances all the way. Recently, I got my hands on a sample of Calvin Klein’s Eternity Aqua for Men, and I’ve sported it every day since then. More
Coffee breath is gross. I don’t know why, but the scent of coffee from a mug or a freshly brewed pot is way different than when it comes from someone’s dirty, germy mouth. But apparently I’m the odd girl out, because according to a study conducted by AXE and the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation (such a place does exist), the women of New York City are most allured to the aroma of coffee no matter where it is coming from. Soon, men all across Manhattan will be drinking as much coffee as the Swedes just to attract more girls’ attentions (I say that because I’m tremendously addicted to Steig Larsson’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series and am amazed by how much caffeine Swedish people drink on a daily basis in the book. Also, if you haven’t read any of the books, do it … now). More
Nothing takes the romance out of a budding relationship quite like a cruddy odor. Bad smells can leave an even worse taste in your mouth. Ladies, gird your loins and hold your noses: here are the top ten foul-smelling, pheromone-killing deal-breakers.
1. Pedi-smell. The date was fantastic and the kiss was even better. You agree to go back to his place and make out on his couch for an hour. Things begin to heat up, and you slowly remove your clothes and take off your shoes when suddenly a smell so overpowering floods the room you run to the bathroom with your shirt in your hands covering your mouth so not to puke on his carpet. Foot odor can kill a hookup faster than a collection of troll dolls. And troll dolls don’t induce nausea.
2. Gym sweat smell. You’re impressed with his work out routine and even more so by his rock hard abs—too bad his sweat stench is less than impressive. And honestly, everyone goes to the gym and manages to soap off that work bench stench. But he somehow he still smells worse than a ripe junior high school locker room. Tell him to wipe off that sweat mustache and hit the shower already. More
Do you like the smell of adventure? What about the smell of advertsing? We do. Well, we do when it’s Isaiah Mustafa in Old Spice commericals We also like the fact that the gourmet cake your man baked himself (in … More