Smell Dating sends users a t-shirt in the mail and instructs them to wear it for three days, send it back and they will receive 10 other shirts from other daters – all for just .

The next step of this matchmaking process requires users to take a whiff of each garment and pick the aroma that arouses them the most A phone number and mailing address are the only two things required to sign up for the service.

Once the three days are up, they send the t-shirt back, and later recieve the t-shirts of 10 other participants in the mail.

They can then carefully smell each t-shirt, determining which they like the most.

Without perfume to guide my invisible persona, whoever smelled my shirt might actually see how fucking my life is from day to day. On my first day wearing the shirt, I bucked the rules entirely.

I don’t wake up and smell like burning forests and dryads and gold — I pay my way into that illusion. I wore jasmine scented all natural deodorant and sprayed my favorite perfume in the air of my room and walked around the scent plume — I wasn’t it, so to speak, but if a few molecules dropped on the cotton then IT WAS MERELY A COINCIDENCE, YOUR HONOR.

Smell Dating is the first mail-order smell dating service, but its creators aren’t the only ones wagering that we’re better at choosing partners through our noses than our eyes.

By sniffing other people’s body odor instead of swiping right on their photos, the thinking goes, we rely on primal bodily intuition.A truly interesting perfume teaches you the invisible textures of the world, forces you to think in multitudes.Smell.dating is supposedly the first mail-odor dating service; Tinder but for fumeheads like me, who find the concept of your smell more interesting than an incredibly pre-planned profile. There’s not artful selection of profile photos that show you’re hot, but also chill, that you have hot friends (but nobody way hotter than you because this is your profile not theirs) and love to travel — but totally anything at all that you can control. They even say so on the site: "Smell dating delivers you from prejudicial cultural images that interfere with the ancient cues of attraction.Are you single af and sick of trying to find someone to smash genitals with based on outdated things like looks, personality, or common interests? You're not really in luck because you'll probably die alone, gradually liquifying into your couch as you are eaten by your own cats.But MAYBE there's some hope: now you can date people just based on their smell.I made scones for breakfast, leaned against the counter to get close to the herbs as they baked.