What is a scent anyway? By definition, it is a distinctive smell, especially one that is pleasant. There are a lot of natural sources of scents and fragrances like essential oils, but many conventional products have chemically derived aromas. Chemically-derived fragrances (or parfum) can cause undesirable consequences both to our health and environment. Below is a detailed infographic from FIX.com explaining why artificial fragrances really stink!
Source: Fix.com Blog
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