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Salirophilia is a sexual fetish or paraphilia that involves deriving erotic pleasure from soiling or disheveling the object of one's desire, usually an attractive person. It may involve tearing or damaging their clothing, covering them in mud ot filth,or messing thier hair or makeup. The fetish does not involve harming or injuringthe subject, only their apparence.

It is related to wet and messy fetishism, bukkake, omorashi, mysophilia, urolagnia and coprophilia, but extends to other areas such a forcing the partner to wear torn or poorly fitting clothing and other actions which would them normally unattractive.

The fetish somestimes manifests itself in the defacing of staues or pictures of attractive people, especially celebrities or fictive characters. It is common to refer to the pratice involving ejaculating on a photo as "facepainting". The fetishist finds this sexuality exciting, rather than mere vandalism. They sometimes from collections of defaced art for furture enjoyement. A video of the fetishist ejaculating on a picture of someone or a photo depicting the result is known colloquially as a "tribute".

The term comes from the French for soiling, salir. In cases where the fetish is obsessive it is called saliromania. it is frequently confused with salophilia, an attraction to salt or salty things (especially body sweat) that derives from the Latin for salt, sal.


Mysophilia relates to soiled or dirty material or people. Mysophiliacs may find dirt, soiled underwear, feces, or vomit to be sexually arousing.

It is possible (although not required) for persons with mysophilia to be aroused by unclean locales, such as an alleyway, or a dirty room/bathroom;wearing the same clothing for many days at a time; or mot bathing, from mere days to several weeks.