My Ponds facial moisturizer smells like cookies. My hair products, shampoo, and soap oscillate between crayons and cantaloupe. Peanut butter smells like crayons or chemicals, while garlic and onions smell like chemicals or caramel. In fact, "gently caramelized" and "lightly charred" are the prevailing aromas of my distorted reality. It's like there's a muted electrical fire in my brain at all times, quietly smoldering from the effort of rewiring the circuitry of olfaction.
— Read more in How I'm Working to Regain My Sense of Smell, Nearly 6 Months After Having COVID-19 at Popsugar.