How ironic to think about. The seemingly attractive scents we adorn ourselves are extracted from sources worthy of disgust. Are you going to feel the same next time you reach for that bottle of perfume knowing it consists of the distilled carcasses and feces of animals. This article could easily make a man think twice before telling his lady friend how pleasant she smells. This also left me ever so slightly concerned about the origin of the collection of colognes on my shelf, but perhaps in instances such as these, ignorance truly is bliss.
The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Perfume