A vagina should smell like a vagina not a peach

Dr. Jen Gunter

Two men want to change the way we smell and by we I mean women and by smell I mean specifically our vaginas. They apparently also want to change the way dog feces smells, but I’m only going to talk about vaginas because that is my area of expertise.

Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome, founders of biotech startups Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics respectively, pitched the idea of customizable vaginal odors at a tech conference for start ups in California last week. Specifically a probiotic supplement that will enable women to change their vaginal odor. Called Sweet Peach, of course.

Probiotics are good bacteria that function as gatekeepers keeping bad bacteria in check. Until recently we thought this was all about lactobacillus acidophilus, however wIth the advent of DNA sequencing we can now study what is growing in the vagina without having to grow it in the lab…

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