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Question of fragrance:  A hands-down winner?     

You might call liquid hand washes the workhorse of our sink staples. There they sit, day after day, the pump squeezed dozens of times to dispense a gooey soap that's lathered, quickly rinsed off and forgotten about until the next squeeze. Mostly, we pick our hand soaps by scent … and sometimes because they claim no scent. We decided to let our nose and hands work in unison to test three liquid soaps with three distinct scents. Lemon and rose are among the most popular of fragrances used in products. Passion flower and cupuacu, we're not even sure we'd recognize either scent. What did our hearty hand washers think?

Donna Kato, San Jose Mercury News

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