Again giving hard competition to the giants of online business with his freaky entrepreneurial approach, the actress and founder of the American company of wellness products Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow introduced a scented candle to the vagina on her online store. But when news stories reported on a $75 candle that allegedly "smells like my vagina", readers asked Snopes whether it was true.
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Read on to find out about that and how the company describes the candle's scent.More news: Burns, Sharks down Stars on Pavelski's return
Although the candle's now sold out, fans shouldn't be disheartened as they can add themselves to a waitlist so they can be notified when it's back in stock. The scent here is also said to be "funny, gorgeous, sexy and beautifully unexpected".
The candle divided lesbians and women who have sex with women online, with some declaring it the "perfect gift for any lesbian", because "nothing smells like home like ya babe's vagina".More news: Iraqi PM tells USA to decide mechanism for troop withdrawal
If you're more interested in the aesthetics of the jar than the actual smell of the candle, it's got a very pleasing-on-the-eye minimalist packaging.
The trailer for Paltrow's new show, The Goop Lab, sparked a swift backlash from critics and scientific health-care professionals. Today I cancelled my membership because I don't want to support a company that promotes unsafe pseudoscience.
The scent notes include geranium, citrusy bergamot, cedar absolutes juxtaposed with Damask rose, and ambrette seed. "My friend Ben brought me and I was like, 'You are out of your f-- mind".More news: Talks underway to rescue Flybe
She added, "Then I start to do research, and it's been in Korean medicine for thousands of years and there are real healing properties".