Charlotte Hilton Andersen, BS, MS, has been covering health, fitness, parenting, and culture for many major outlets, both in print and online, for 15 years. She's the author of two books, co-host of the Self Help Obsession podcast, and also does freelance editing and ghostwriting. She has appeared in television news segments for CBS, FOX, and NBC.
You may have seen advertisements for pheromone perfumes or sprays that promise to make you more sexually attractive or to increase your—or someone else's—libido. Spoiler: They work... but perhaps not in the way you want.