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Poppy wants to live in a world where everyone's story matters, regardless of their income or way of life.

As a photographer, she's won ribbons at the county fair. As a spiritual seeker and writer, she's been featured in Jen Louden's The Life Organizer and once published an article at allthingsgirl.net.

When she's not writing or photographing her story, she can be found at her day job as a technology consultant, or at home snuggling her cats, or in the park, taking a walk with her husband.

Another Case of the Smelly Female Body

I'm sure if you add up the number of scented and de-scentING products for both men and women, women would only have a slight edge. After all, the personal care market markets to men almost as heavily as to women about the smell of the natural human body. This may just be the one thing that pushes us XX-types over the edge, though. I have yet to see - nor do I expect it to arrive shortly - a musk scented razor for men who can't bear the possibility of - what, exactly? Depilitating with something that doesn't smell like food? Holding one of the thousands of things that the average human might pick up in a week that doesn't carry an attractive scent?

All of which is to say - WHY on EARTH would we *need* razors with scented HANDLES? Y'know, I can see them trying to sell us on some kind of scent added to the moisturizing aloe strip that's standard on razors now. In a very loose theory, that aloe strip might even be replenishing our skin's need for unnatural citrus or lavender smells. But the HANDLE? WTF?


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