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Scents that men and women like and dislike - By Lori Bongiorno

You don't need to spend a lot of money on fancy perfumes and colognes to attract the opposite sex. You're better off if you stick with simpler scents, particularly those that are food-related, says Alan Hirsch, MD, director of The Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation.


Dr. Hirsch, who has been studying how smells affect moods and behavior for the past 25 years, says he was intrigued by the results of an early study. A group of male medical students were more responsive to the scent of cinnamon rolls than all the perfumes put together. Follow-up studies in the general population yielded similar results.

"If your aim is to entice the opposite sex, you're better off with some Good & Plenty or pumpkin pie,"says Dr. Hirsch, who explains that perfumes and colognes contain different man-made compounds that can be harmful to the environment and your health. This is great news for those who are concerned about recent reports of toxic chemicals found in designer perfumes.

Details from Dr. Hirsch's studies are below
Scents that appeal to men
The scent combination scientifically proven to be the most appealing to men is lavender and pumpkin pie. Doughnut with black licorice, as well as pumpkin pie with doughnut are also popular combinations.
Orange, black licorice, lily of the valley, buttered popcorn, vanilla, pumpkin pie, and lavender each were also appealing to men.

Scents that appeal to women
Women are most attracted to the following combinations, according to Dr. Hirsch's research: Good & Plenty and cucumber, Good & Plenty and pumpkin pie, lavender and pumpkin pie, and baby powder and chocolate. The scent of baby powder on its own is also appealing.

Unlike men, women are actually turned off by certain scents, such as cherry, barbecued meat, and ironically, men's colognes.

To wear these scents, you're better off buying shampoos and other personal care products because they're less expensive and can be more effective than colognes and perfumes, says Dr. Hirsch.

Some ideas to get you started (many of which sound good enough to eat!):
Sweet cinnamon pumpkin shower gel and body lotion
Pumpkin spice hand lotion
Red licorice shampoo
Chocolate scented shower gel trio (dark, milk, or white chocolate)
Classic fudge cake shampoo
Glazed doughnuts lip gloss
Warm vanilla sugar body butter
Organic blood orange nourishing body cream
Leave-in cooling cucumber conditioner
Lavender liquid soap

Environmental journalist Lori Bongiorno shares green-living tips and product reviews with Yahoo! Green's users. Send Lori a question or suggestion for potential use in a future column. Her book, Green Greener Greenest: A Practical Guide to Making Eco-smart Choices a Part of Your Life is available on Yahoo! Shopping and Amazon.com.


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