Sex can also be sniffed

© photo Kostis Fokas

It is impossible to remain indifferent. Body odours excite, tease, disgust, repel. Some fetishists even smell sweaty armpits and sell their smelling panties.

Article by Carole Boinet in the special issue “Sexe 2018” of Les Inrockuptibles of July 25, 2018, with my contribution on pheromones.

Read the article on the Inrocks website (paying access, in french)

To learn more about the differences but also the confusions between pheromones and hormones, and pheromones and odours, read “Do human sex pheromones exist?