“What does work smell like?”

Published: Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:33 AM.

They say Aqua Velva smells “oaky and mossy” after it has been on you awhile. I agree with this I think, I just know that it smells like “Daddy coming home.”

When Aqua Velva was first introduced in the 1920’s, it was an alcohol-based mouthwash. A few years later, they just pushed it as an aftershave lotion. I’m not sure if the formula changed, but as good as Aqua Velva smells – I’m not going to put it in my mouth.

After a long Labor Day weekend, I was sitting in my chair smelling up the den.

“What’s that smell?” Everyone in my house wanted to know.

The den didn’t smell like Aqua Velva, that’s for sure.

The smell was a combination of Bengay, Icy Hot and Witch Hazel.

I had rubbed the Bengay and the Icy Hot all over my right arm, shoulder, ankles and legs. I had soaked a towel in Witch Hazel and had it wrapped around my neck.

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