Emitting her private scent, Gwyneth Paltrow launched the $75 candle in 2020! And now its this candle that has ignited the women house in the UK following which has triggered umpteen number of controversies around the globe.
Launching a candle claiming that it smelled like one’s own ‘body’ was indeed an unusual step as far as the life of a celebrity and her followers are concerned. The candle found by Gwyneth Paltrow titled as ‘This Smells Like My Vagina’ was recently established as the ‘hottest’ among all when it actually got exploded in a woman’s North London home.
According to the latest reports, the uniquely scented candle allegedly had a flame leap out of the glass, which caused the fire in Jody Thompson’s home. Thompson claims that the candle “exploded and emitted huge flames, with bits flying everywhere.” She described the scene as an “inferno.” She and her partner were able to take control of the situation by throwing the vagina candle out the front door.
The scent which smelled like ‘vagina’, as exclaimed by Gwyneth Paltrow was fashioned out of geranium, citrusy bergamot, and cedar absolutes. It is then “juxtaposed with Damask rose and ambrette seed that puts us in mind of fantasy.” Upon smelling the candle for the first time, Paltrow remarked, “‘Uhhh … this smells like a vagina.'” From there, it became one of Goop’s biggest selling items. Also, she asserted that the candle was ‘too hot to touch’ as it created ‘an inferno in the room,’ which is now crystal clear with the explosion that had the potential to even burn the place, as exclaimed by Thompson.
‘This Smells Like My Vagina’ came with a perilous storm!
Right from its inception, the candle had triggered many controversies in the marketing sector. During its launch she told host Seth Meyers: “It sort of started as a joke.” “I was with ‘The Nose’ Douglas Little…and we were kind of messing around. And I smelled this beautiful thing and I was like, ‘This smells like my vagina.’ And I was kidding, obviously.”
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In addition to creating buzz around the new launch, Gwyneth also noted that she hopes it will serve as an empowering message of body acceptance as well. “And, you know, I think women, a lot of have grown up feeling certain degrees of shame around or body, or whatever,” she continued. “So, this is just a little bit of a, you know, subversive candle for all of us out there.”