DH accidentally bought lemon scented dishwasher tablets and now there is constant acrid, false lemon scent, choking the air in the entire downstairs of our house.
Plus I'm pretty sure everything tastes slightly lemony.
I mentioned it to my friend and she looked at me like I had two heads and said "lemon is the best scent ever!" Agreed, if it's real lemon and not that false, catch-you-in-the-back-of-the-throat, cousin of toilet cleaner lemon.
Am I alone in this hatred? When we moved into our first flat together, the previous owner had left a huge tub of dishwasher tablets and being impoverished graduates with babies, we couldn't afford to throw them away but the scent knocked me sick. So now over a decade later that lemon scent feels like it burns my nostril hair.
Does anyone else hate lemon scented dishwasher tablets? Or any other common household product scents. Any fake vanilla smells make me have a terrible, terrible headache.
YANBU! When I got my first dishwasher we came across a really good deal for the lemon scented fairy dishwasher tablets and stocked up. They left an aftertaste on everything, the smell was awful, turned my stomach every time but money was tight so couldn't get rid of them.
Also once got one of the lemon zest (or similar) Soap and Glory gift sets. I don't understand how anyone can bathe/wash in that scent, it smells like cheap toilet cleaner.
Thank you!! I'm not going mad!! Our silicone spatula is definitely scented with lemon, and it transfers upon the briefest of contact. Lemony cheesy omelette, not nice. Husband thinks I'm mad and can't see what the problem is.
And yes to headaches from many artificial scents, especially laundry related ones.