Sunday, 05 July, 2020


Gwyneth Paltrow releases vagina-scented candle - and queer Twitter has thoughts

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Hannah Rogers | 14 January, 2020, 10:33

In case you haven't heard, Gwyneth Paltrow's company GOOP produced a candle that's called "This Smells Like My Vagina", and even at $75 a pop it has SOLD OUT.

The pair were already working together on a fragrance when Paltrow proudly exclaimed that "this smells like my vagina" and thus, this candle was born. So based on a description of the ingredients in the candle, Paltrow's vagina smells like "geranium, citrusy bergamot, and cedar absolutes juxtaposed with Damask rose and ambrette seed".

What started out as a joke between perfumer, Douglas Little and Gwyneth Paltrow turned into a best-selling candle.

Timothy Caulfield, Professor at the Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, argued in an article published on The Conversation that the show will give Paltrow the opportunity market the kind of "magical thinking and pseudoscience" she needs to help her sell more of her Goop products.

Either way, the product has sold out, meaning that people bought it, meaning that Paltrow's quest in becoming a misguided sexual health guru is only becoming terrifyingly more realistic with each cruel day that passes.

'(That turned out to be ideal as a candle-we did a test run at an In goop Health, and it sold out within hours).

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 candle, which is called "This Smells Like My Vagina", is now being sold for $75 and is said to be packed with geranium, citrusy bergamot and cedar absolutes juxtaposed with Damask rose and ambrette seed.

She made headlines during the 2019 holiday season, for example, by selling a 24-pack of "sustainable" toilet paper rolls for $34.

How does that smell then, we hear you ask.

That process will be on full display in The Goop Lab, a six-episode Netflix series that will go behind-the-scenes of Paltrow's lifestyle company, and premieres January 24.

Just for your information, the candle costs a whoppingt mindboggling €67! "So if you want to be transported into the realm of fantasy, seduction, and a sophisticated warmth", this candle is for you.

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