I love wearing perfume, but I’m very picky when it comes to choosing scents. I want something that smells really good, but that also smells like “me.” I hate perfumes that smell too much like perfume (pretty much any floral scent) and I prefer a “warmer” fragrance. I really like sweet scents that are mixed with something a little heavier and I’m a fan of fruity perfumes. Basically, I want to smell like I’ve been baking desserts all day. I’ve been able to find quite a few perfumes that meet my requirements and some of my favorites are made by Lavanila Laboratories, including the Lavanila Vanilla Blackberry fragrance.
I love perfume, but I’m very picky when it comes to what my perfume smells like. Not only does it have to smell good, but it also has to smell like me. I’m a big fan of sweet scents (specifically vanilla and sugar scents- anything that smells like I’ve been baking) but they have to be balanced by something heavier and musky or else they get sickeningly sweet. Most florals are a “no” for me- they smell too perfume-y and old-lady like, and they tend to give me headaches. I like fruity fragrances (as long as they don’t smell like cleaning products) and I love the idea of more masculine fragrances, but they don’t quite fit for me. I want something that I can smell all day long, but I don’t want something that smells too strong. Because I’m so picky, I like to try smaller sizes of perfumes first to see if I really love them. Mini perfumes are a great way to try a scent, and they are usually available with promo codes or as gifts with purchases. Over the last year or so, I’ve managed to acquire minis of the whole Prada Candy line- Prada Candy, Prada Candy L’Eau, and Prada Candy Florale.