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)

2 comments:

  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:

    http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1304/A130401/13021772/

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u373u3VePtU

    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?

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  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!

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