Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina-scented candle

Yes, you read that right!

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Possibly even more famous than Gwyneth Paltrow herself is her vagina. Yes, you read that right. This actress and founder of the wellness brand Goop has done things to her lady garden that most people wouldn’t dream of, like shoving jade spheres inside it and steaming it on the regular. Yoni eggs and vaginal steaming are now more-or-less mainstream practices (heck, even I have done it), and we have Gwynnie to thank for that.


Her latest endeavour – which is once again bringing her genitals to the forefront – is a vagina-scented candle. 2020 has just begun, and I already have a feeling this year is going to be wild!

Fragrant as a fanny

Vaginas have a smell. It isn’t a bad smell, and is completely natural, but would I like my house to smell like one? Not so much. But there must be people out there who do, because Gwyneth and a US fragrance brand Heretic Parfum have collaborated and created a candle, which is literally called ‘This Smells Like My Vagina’.

So what does it smell like? Fresh, damp skin? Nope. The Goop website describes the scent as ‘funny, gorgeous, sexy, and beautifully unexpected scent,’ with notes of ‘geranium, citrusy bergamot, and cedar absolutes juxtaposed with Damask rose and ambrette seed’. And the name – which has to have been a marketing ploy – clearly piqued people’s interest, because the candle – which retails for a whopping R1 080 – is already sold out and there is a waiting list for the next batch.

Naturally, Twitter users had things to say about this must-have home fragrance item, which are just about as funny as Gwyneth trying to convince us that her koek smells like a bouquet:

Well played, Gwyneth. Enjoy watching the dollars roll in!

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