How To Tell If Your Body Odor Stinks

April 18, 2019

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: It's a fact that everyone has body odor, or BO, but sensing if your BO smells can be difficult.  The problem is that it's very difficult to detect your own body odor because your olfactory systems are desensitized to your particular aromas. It's the same with your home, office, or any other space that you frequent: You grow accustomed to the scent. It's only after you leave and then return that you detect the odors anew. But there's a trick you can use to wake up your sense of smell to detect if you indeed stink! It's not foolproof, but you can try to reset your sense of smell by inhaling an odor that's distinctly different from your own. Try this: sniff coffee or charcoal for a full minute. In a pinch, you could even smell the crook of your elbow, which contains few sweat glands. Then go back and take a whiff of your underarm or other potentially offending area.

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SOURCE: Men's Health

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