December 7, 2012

Edible Deodorant Tastes Good, Doesn't Work

Martha Harbison, Popular Science


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The makers of Deo Perfume Candy claim that if you eat a few of their pink lozenges, the odor compounds contained therein will travel through your body and start oozing out of your pores, giving you a vague and pleasant rose-smelling aura. That's right. It's edible deodorant. But don't throw out your Speed Stick just yet. I tried it for a week, and suffice it to say "pleasant" is a wild overstatement.

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TAGGED: Smell, Cosmetics, Candy, Chemistry, Deodorant