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    Cool Random thought..why do other people's clothes smell so nice?!

    Random thought, and wondered if others noticed the same thing. If I ever borrow clothes (back in my 20's) off friends, or buy clothes off ebay I've always noticed how much nicer they smell! It's not my machine, it's not the powder I use..it's just a "thing" I've noticed over the years. I'm guessing its because we become accustomed to our own laundry smelling however it does etc.

    lol so , anyone else noticed crazy things like this?

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    Your brain actually blocks scents from yourself in order to differentiate from outside smells. Its a survival instinct... And why so many teenagers seem to bathe in their perfumes and aftershaves because they think if they cant smell it no one can. Haha

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    Wow I've always thought this too!!

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    Isn't it funny!

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    I think it's because we get used to our 'own' smell. When my mum does my laundry everything smells so 'Omo'. I use that myself but still can't work it out.

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    You just reminded me of the fabric softener they use in Bali. *mmmm warm safe happy place*

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    Oh yeh Bali fabric softener I bough a heap of that when there. Love it!!

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    funny to see this thread actually. A few weeks ago I was asked how I got our clothes smelling so nice. What powder/fabric softener did I use etc..

    I have noticed our clothes do smell great. I rotate our washing powder but I think it has a lot to do with what pp have said about getting used to the smell and some people overload their machines. That and we use the soak function and dryer a fair bit.

    It was a huge compliment to hear that though and I feel good every time I smell that awesome smell while folding the washing.

    Sent from my magical black talky thingy using bubhub

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    I think it's the difference too, people always say things that come from here smell sweet but I can't smell anything! And I notice it with other people's stuff too, I think we just get used to what we are exposed to.

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    I found that too but I have recently started buying the really nice aromatherapy fragrant fabric softners couple bucks more then the cheaper stuff but t motivates me to keep up with the washing because the clothes smell good and of I pop the clothes in the dryer it fills the house with the smell too!

    So I'm officially one of those nice smelling people ( in my opinion !) bahah!


    ~Isla Rohmaine arriving sept 2013 and a baby makes 3!


 

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