Three female O, The Oprah Magazine colleagues yearn for a fragrance that they and their men could love equally. Can their male partners handle the dizzying responsibility of finding one?
"A man's sense of smell is not as sensitive as a woman's, so men tend to gravitate toward stronger scents than most women prefer, says Alan Hirsch, MD, neurological director of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago. This partly explains why women often don't like the fragrances men choose for them, he says.
All we can say is, no wonder men and women have a conflict.