Monday, January 30, 2012

Bath and Body Works Warm Vanilla Sugar (older version)

I know its been a while since I've posted, but I've been going through a lot lately family-wise, so please forgive me. This body spray is in no way new, but I keep getting compliments on it lately so I thought I'd post it here :)

I got this originally in a set from my mom that included a mini spray, mini lotion, and a mesh bag. I loved it so much that I used it up super fast (well it was a mini lol) and I had always been meaning to pick up another bottle. I have read that they have since reformulated the spray along with changing the packaging, and now has a lighter scent and less staying power.. this makes me sad :( Lucky me that I found a full sized original bottle for only a buck in a discount store when I was in NY! I'm just afraid to use it up now..

Image from here

Original product description from B&BW:
"Warm Vanilla Sugar by Bath and Body Works is a Oriental Vanilla fragrance for women. middle notes are coconut, vanilla and rice; base notes are sandalwood, musk, vanilla and heliotrope"

I find it odd that there is musk in there, because I strongly dislike musky scents. I don't detect it, so it's not a problem to me :) For me it has a warm, brown sugary-vanilla smell, and I love it, especially in the winter months. It reminds me of cookies baking! I get complimented on it a LOT, and I'm gonna have to hit the evil bay for another bottle when this one's done.

Little extra: I forgot to share this about a month ago! My husband loves penguins. I mean LOVES penguins, which is rare for a guy, so I think that's super cute. When I was in Ulta with Erika after Christmas, they had a sale on Christmas items, and when I saw this, I just had to grab it! It's by Simple Pleasures, and inside there is a body wash and body lotion, both caramel cream scented. Too cute!
Ulta Penguin body lotion/wash set (for Yoshi)


  1. Hi Renee :)

    I used to like some of the bath & Body Works body splashes but as of late I just find that they quickly turn into pure alcohol...shame.

    By the way, I'm not sure if you've heard or been to this restaurant in Shinjuku that has actual live penguins!! I believe the restaurant is called Ryotei. I've been waiting to go to the place for the last two years, I too love penguins, actually, I love all animals :)

    Here is a link for the restaurant:

    I think this would be a great place to take your man :)

    I hope this isn't too forward Renee, but is your husband Japanese?

  2. Hi!
    Wow, thank you for sharing that link! The next time we go to Tokyo I'm definitely taking him, he will LOVE it.
    Yes, he is :) We met in NY.

    I can't wait to tell him!