One of the most annoying side effects of marinating in your favorite fragrance is that you gradually lose the ability to smell it on yourself. What’s happening is that your nose just gets used to the scent and tunes it out. It’s similar to the way your brain phases out background noise and activity, so you're not constantly bombarded by a high level of stimulus.

My advice: pull a fast one on your nose -- and change up your fragrance! A regular rotation of your favorites will allow you to fully appreciate your own scented cloud.

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