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Can a French mner enlighten me?

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MrsFogi Mon 15-Sep-08 20:32:55

What do French people use Eau de Cologne for? I keep seeing it (in particular, Bien Etre) French kitchens and bathrooms and think it is being used for cleaning? And if so, cleaning what?

Frizbe Mon 15-Sep-08 20:39:57

well I wanna know too bump!

Othersideofthechannel Mon 15-Sep-08 20:48:19

Perhaps post in Living Overseas? Bathrooms make sense as that's where you go to make yourself smell nicer but kitchens?

Marina Mon 15-Sep-08 20:50:02

I reckon it's in kitchens for use on the laundry. I use Mont St Michel on bedlinen etc when ironing it, for example.
Sometimes I stick a capful in the wash.

Othersideofthechannel Mon 15-Sep-08 20:53:36

That would make sense. Lots of French homes have washing machines in the bathrooms.

ivykaty44 Mon 15-Sep-08 21:00:07

I have used it in the ironing - I get an orange one in carrefore, its cheaper than the crap fragrence water they sell in uk and far nicer smell.

I also use it as an everyday perfume smile

Clothes and you smell the same

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