I have a sample and it's VERY sheer and I don't really pick up any chocolate,sandlewood or vanilla. On my skin it smells almost like the Live by J.Lo paper strip in my magazine. It is so barely there, it's ridiculous. I've had it on for 5 minutes and it's almost completely gone. I think it would smell better on mr.tinker, it's not a very feminine scent, what scent IS there.