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Why Do Women Want To Smell Like Laundry Soaps?

Old 07-09-06, 06:19 PM
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Why Do Women Want To Smell Like Laundry Soaps?

I present as Exhibit A, http://www.cleanperfume.com/SCS/inde...=20&intCatID=1

My girlfriend has been talking about how she wnats that fragrance for the longest time, and we finally compromised. She had some stuff to return to Ulta(perfume/salon type store for those who don't have one around) and it netted her $22. I told her I pick up the rest of it(needless to say, I didn't realize the sticker price was 75 bucks, no biggie I guess).

Anyway, upon smelling said fragrance, and looking at her quizzically, I just shrugged and said 'glad you like it' .

I don't understand I guess. It smelled like Bleach and fabric softener to me she says she loves the smell, and she also has the Yankee Candle Linen scents that smell similar.

I don't understand. I don't like the smell of laundry, as it reminds me I have to do laundry.

Why is this a "big" thing lately?
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Old 07-09-06, 07:21 PM
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Old 07-09-06, 07:40 PM
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Mrs. Pusser doesn't really care that much for perfume so I'm not sure. Probably because her mother goes overboard with the stuff.

Whenever she visits we smell her for a week.
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All a woman has to do to lure me into her lair is put a stick of Juicy Fruit behind her ear. Mmmmmmm
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Old 07-09-06, 09:25 PM
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Maybe she doesn't do laundry and this is her way of covering up her dirty clothes?
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Old 07-10-06, 04:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Thunderball
it reminds me I have to do laundry.
She's found a smell that reminds you to do the laundry? And you're surprised she likes it???

Presumably if she found a smell that reminded you to do the cooking, cleaning and other housework chores she'd like that even better.

Women not so mysterious after all!!
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Old 07-10-06, 04:50 AM
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The "fresh" feeling? That's what I get from the femaley commercials.
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Spunk in a bottle? As a fragrance?
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Ewww...

All of my soap products are non-scented if I can help it. Thank GOD for All free and clear....love that stuff.
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I'm very scent oriented and I'll often take a deep but discrete sniff of air after a pretty girl walks by me. In fact, a girl with no scent kinda freaks me out. Anyway, often a "right amount"(not a lot) of perfume and a female's natural body chemistry can work together for an intoxicating experience.
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I like the smell of laundry.
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Old 07-10-06, 01:37 PM
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I love the smell of Downy. Even on a man.
The smell of Downy fragranced soft, clean sheets. Ahhhh!!
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Originally Posted by mosquitobite
I love the smell of Downy. Even on a man.
The smell of Downy fragranced soft, clean sheets. Ahhhh!!
Ah, but would you spend 75 bucks for it?
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Originally Posted by mosquitobite
I love the smell of Downy. Even on a man.
The smell of Downy fragranced soft, clean sheets. Ahhhh!!
Have you seen that commercial where Snuggles farts in that kids face? That couldn't have smelled very good.
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Old 07-10-06, 02:27 PM
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Ah, but would you spend 75 bucks for it?
now, come on...

you know I'm cheap!
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Old 07-10-06, 02:41 PM
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yeah for about $6 you can buy a box of bounce fabric sheets and just rub them all over yourself. $75 is such a waste IMO.

Maybe there is a market idea here, Bounce sheets designed to be rubbed on your body/clothes/etc that sold for maybe $50 box.

They wouldn't really have to be any different, just marketed differently and sold at a higher more perfume like price and stocked in the perfume section
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Old 07-10-06, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by mosquitobite
now, come on...

you know I'm cheap!
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Old 07-10-06, 02:48 PM
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i currently use body lotion that's called "Sun-Washed Linen". the laundry smell is comforting i suppose. and set me back about $10
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Old 07-10-06, 05:43 PM
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soap smell is associated with being clean

what I don't get is why people buy musk sent
who wants to smell skunky?
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Hey, I'd rather women smell like laundry soaps than rotten fish.
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Originally Posted by mikehunt
soap smell is associated with being clean

what I don't get is why people buy musk sent
who wants to smell skunky?
Thats a good question. I hate that smell.
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Originally Posted by Michael Ballack
Hey, I'd rather women smell like laundry soaps than rotten fish.

Where is this soap being placed?
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