un·​scent·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈsen-təd How to pronounce unscented (audio) \

Definition of unscented

: having no scent : not scented an unscented deodorant unscented dish soap

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And in keeping up with the non-toxic deodorant trend, Alleyoop’s got Slow Your Roll, an organic deo that comes in pomegranate, unscented, and sage. Akili King, Vogue, "This New Beauty Brand Wants to Make More Space in Your Makeup Bag," 14 Aug. 2019 The distinctive wallpaper comes in four different colors with unscented options. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "Flavor Paper’s Cannabliss Wallpaper Smells Exactly Like Marijuana," 13 Aug. 2019 Employee went to purchase unscented bleach for sanitizing. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Sauce kept in home improvement store bucket among violations on this week's restaurant inspection list," 19 June 2019 This unscented toner relies on alpha hydroxy acids to loosen up gunk that may be clogging your pores. Sophie Wirt, Allure, "Peach & Lily Is Adding 4 New K-Beauty Products to Its Amazing Skin-Care Line," 15 Aug. 2018 Both piercers and Akhavan advise using an unscented soap, like Dr. Bronner's 18-In-1 Baby Unscented Pure-Castile Soap, and water. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Everything You Want to Know About Tragus Piercings — Including How Much They Hurt," 13 Aug. 2018 Word to the wise: Go with unscented candles in dining areas and allow the menu’s aroma fill the room. Kaitlin Clark, Curbed, "A beginner’s guide to decorating with candles," 23 July 2018 Follow that up with Cremo Beard & Scruff Cream or revitalizing unscented bear oil for a hydrated, healthy beard. For Kroger, The Courier-Journal, "7 gift ideas to wow your dad on Father's Day – all at your local Kroger," 14 June 2018 Healing oils like lavender, frankincense, thyme, eucalyptus, sweet marjoram, and tea tree can eliminate mucus, relax the body, and calm your cough, says Lohman who suggest adding 15-18 drops in one ounce of unscented lotion. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "4 Genius Ways Essential Oils Can Ease Congestion And Cough Better Than Over-The-Counter Meds," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unscented

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unscented was circa 1775

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English Language Learners Definition of unscented

: not having any added smell from perfumes, chemicals, etc.

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