What Your Smell Says About You

Did you know different body scent means different things? Even certain personalities are linked to particular scents that can surprisingly reveal a few interesting things about us, according to research.

In this video, we’re about to break down some ‘scent’ studies for you. Here are a few of the things our body odor reveals about us.

What does your sleep schedule say about you? We’ve got that covered here: https://youtu.be/M6RrhpMNjyg

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