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Body Odor

I Didn't Wear Deodorant for a Week and Here's What Happened

Allure | Posted 08.14.2015 | Style

By Lexi Novak, Allure After listening to my constant fear-mongering, my boyfriend finally agreed to throw out his favorite triclosan-containing deodo...

5 Things Your Body Odor Says About You

Prevention | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Even when no one thinks you smell, you smell. And scientists who study volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have long known that every person has a distinct odor, just like they have distinct fingerprints.

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Here's What Would Really Happen If You Stopped Bathing | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.30.2015 | Science

You've probably gone a few days without showering -- maybe a week. But let's say you didn't bathe for days on end -- as in you use no soap, no water, ...

Study Shows We're More Attracted To The Body Odors Of People Who Vote Like Us

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Instead of asking new mates about where they stand on key political issues, you could just lean forward and take a big whiff. In a study recently ...

Time To Rethink Your Antiperspirant?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

It's enough to make you break out in a cold sweat: a provocative new study suggests that the antiperspirants we use to keep from smelling bad could th...

True Confessions Of A Smelly Girl

Katie Tandy | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

The men I dated loved that smell, the raw meatiness of it. They couldn't help it. I imagine it was one part tenderness for their smelly little girlfriend and two parts all instinctual, animal sex-beast-magic.

7 Effective Ways To Stop Body Odor

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 02.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Ewwwww, Grandma, you smell bad!” Your worst nightmare, right? Who wants to be the grandparents kids hate to visi...

7 Surprising Reasons You Stink

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

We're going to assume you bathe, at least somewhat regularly. And yet, somehow, you still find yourself wondering... IS THAT ME?! Turns ou...

Telling a Co-Worker He Has Body Odor

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I worked with a gentleman who had body odor. I didn't have to work with him often, mind you -- or for very long.

5 Foods That Can Increase Your Body Odor

Next Avenue | Gina Roberts-Grey | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts-Grey Genetics determine more than your eye or hair color. Your genes also drive your "odor signature," ...

Makers Of Odor-Eliminating Underwear Surprised At Product's Popularity

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.12.2012 | Small Business

A product developed in Japan to help those with serious intestinal problems is seeing sales skyrocket thanks to another needy and, frankly, huge marke...

When Letters From School Are Way Too Personal

The Mouthy Housewives | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
The Mouthy Housewives

Should a teacher be able to tell a student to wear a bra?

How To Talk To Your Tween About Personal Hygiene

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Rosalind Wiseman

Don't you remember how wonderful your kids smelled as babies? Well, they grow up -- and they smell. Here's how to painlessly teach them to keep their body odor in check.

Bad B.O.? Could Be Your Genes

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're a super stinky person, perhaps you can blame it on your genes. A new study suggests that about a third of people who have unexplained B....

Olfactory Terror at 36K Feet

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The criminally fusty are walking dirty bombs. And we should think nothing of informing them immediately that their rankness needs to be addressed.

Honolulu Proposes Banning Body Odor On Buses

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

HONOLULU — A vote on a Honolulu City Council proposal that would bar people with offensive odors from public transit vehicles is being delayed. ...

New DNA Dating Services Makes Matches Through Body Odor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If body odor is a key to romantic attraction, a Florida company claims to have the first scientific way of finding true love. A new dating service th...