While a very sweet fragrance might not be the right choice for work, there are plenty of times when smelling like candy is a real treat. Check out a few fragrances that deliver a delicious aroma and can make you feel gorgeous.
Check out some of the best perfumes that smell like candy, and choose the perfect fragrance for your sweet side. From perfumes that have candy in their names to more subtle delightful fragrances, here are the scents that you might like if you love smelling like candy.
If the first image that pops in your head when you think of candy is a delicious caramel, then Prada Candy might be the perfect choice for you.
While it starts out with soft notes of musk, and has a heart of benzoin with a vanilla spin, the caramel base really makes it stand out as a modern and sensual interpretation of candy.
When you’re looking for a more sensual take on perfumes that smell like candy, Diesel’s Loverdose definitely delivers, while also delivering good doses of floral and spicy. The top notes of star anise and mandarin orange are followed by a heart of licorice, gardenia and jasmine, with a base of vanilla, amber and woody notes.
This mouthwatering fragrance touches a lot of the notes that make a great fragrance that smells like candy. The top notes of rhubarb, pink pepper and white tea introduce a delicious heart of passion fruit, along with rose and jasmine. Hard Candy’s base delivers vanilla, caramel, cedar and cashmere musk, and it all amount to a delicious gourmand fragrance.
Aquolina Pink Sugar
The essence of candy floss is perfectly captured in Aquolina’s first fragrance. Top notes of orange, raspberry and bergamot give way to middle notes of cotton candy, licorice, red berries and lily of the valley. The base, which consists of vanilla, caramel and musky notes, also contributes to the unique charm that makes this fragrance one of the best perfumes that smell like candy.
Paris Hilton Can Can
A perfume inspired by the 2001 motion picture “Moulin Rouge!” and “Lady Marmalade”, the hit single from its soundtrack, will definitely have a strong hint of candy. Paris Hilton’s 7th fragrance, Can Can, has top notes of black currant, nectarine and clementine, a heart of orange blossom and wild orchid, and a base of musk, amber and woodsy notes. It all amounts to a sweet and sensual scent.
Vera Wang Princess
Out of the many perfumes that smell like candy, Vera Wang’s Princess is the only one that comes close to capturing the aroma of sour candy, which still being youthful and feminine. Top notes include apricot, mandarin orange, apple and water lily. Dark chocolate, guava and tuberose make out the heart, while the base includes woody notes, vanilla and amber.
Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy
With top notes of sour cherry and plum, Britney Spears’ Midnight Fantasy is an intoxicating mixture of exotic fruits and flowers, for a less direct interpretation of candy. Its heart consists of iris, freesia and night orchid notes, while the base features vanilla, amber and musk.
Anna Sui Secret Wish
If fruit flavored sweets are your favorites, Secret Wish is definitely one of the best perfumes that smell like candy. Top notes of peach, melon and lemon, are followed by a heart of black currant and pineapple. The base consists of amber, sandalwood, musk, and white cedar, and the end result is a sweet and fresh fragrance.
Mariah Carey Lollipop Bling Honey
Another intoxicating combination of fruity and floral notes, that ends up as a nod to candy, Lollipop Bling Honey starts off on the tart side, with top notes of lemon, pineapple and passion fruit, before revealing a heart of ginger, lily and freesia. The base notes include white honey, musk and linden blossom.
Escada Sexy Graffiti
With top notes of raspberry, black currant and pink grapefruit, Escada’s Sexy Graffiti is also one of the top perfumes that smell like candy. Its heart is more floral, with lily of the valley, violet, lily and red peony, while the base delivers vanilla, musk and cashmere wood.