Writer Goes Sans Soap, Shampoo and Deodorant for a Month to Try New Product

AOBiome has created a new spray on tonic, featured in New York Times Magazine.
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index," the research that could have you, well, maybe, ditching your daily shower. Not me. It's thanks to a special, new spray. ABC's nick watt goes inside this story. It's appearing online this morning and in Sunday's "New York times" magazine. Take a look. Reporter: Every day for a month, Julia Scott sprays fá herself. 20 million bacteria in every spritz. Did you smell? Yes. I did smell. Reporter: She took brief three-minute showers. But no soap, shampoo or deodorant. Eww. I was afraid of sitting next to somebody and having them gag. Reporter: Julia, a writer for "The New York times," was on a trial of this brand-new product. A bacteria the makers say our ancient ancestors were covered in. And they claim it could make our skin soft and moist. A bacteria is equal to dirt. Reporter: Dirt? Yes, dirt. Like dirt. Reporter: Here's the inventor, who swears by his product and says he hasn't showered in 12 years. No joke. You stop missing it. And, you know, it gives me a little extra time every day because I don't have to, you know, shower. Our ancestors never bathed. Reporter: Our producer sniffedfá him. You smell great. Reporter: Good. Will this catch on? No. Not here. Reporter: With bearded types, perhaps? Is that appealing to you in principle? We're not English. Reporter: The european market will be huge. Anyway, back to Julia. Did you÷ú notice a difference? Yes. My skin became more soft to the touch. And I noticed that my face, which is prone to did clear up. Reporter: Was it the she didn't say for sure. What if it gets in your mouth? Ynow,ou're just showing off. Would you? Could you? Will you? For "Good morning America," nick watt, ABC news, San Francisco.

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