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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by sophi View Post
    Coty has some of the nicest and low priced vanilla scents...you could try Dark Vanilla,Vanilla Fields,Vanilla musk...the sweetest of all is Dark Vanilla

    Good Luck !

    sophi, and thanks for your answer.

    I have been exploring quite a lot of Coty's vanilla creations on the Internet and I think "Dulce Vanilla" should suit best my expectations : do you know this fragrance ?

    But you are making me curious about their "Dark Vanilla", as you are saying it is the sweetest one (but "sweetest" does not necessarely mean "sugariest" doesn't it ? ^^ ) !
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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ronni View Post
    I'm a newbie, so my nose is not very sophisticated, but there is something about Tihota that gives you the essence of vanilla, amplified and enhanced. It must be the musk, I don't know.

    I like BBW Warm Vanilla Sugar, but (like Yves Rocher Vanilla Bourbon) I find it very synthetic. Like a sweetener for your coffee that leaves an aftertaste. I did find that the body gel was great in the shower, however, and left my skin with a nice base for almost any of my vanilla fragrances.

    And speaking of the Yves Rocher Vanilla, it has many fans on this site, as you can see. I think it must not react favorably on my skin, hence that synthetic, chemical-y, non-vanilla vibe I get from it. It's so inexpensive that it's worth a try!
    Thanks for the precision, ronni.
    Does the association vanilla+musk give a more sugary vanilla ? ::

    As soon as I will ave tried YR vanilla, I will come and give you all my piece fo advice about it.

    What about BBW Vanilla Warm Sugar, as BBW are unfortunately not available in Belgium, I will have to buy a sample of it on TPC. So the test of this one will take more time.
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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by MISS ANGELICA View Post
    sophi, and thanks for your answer.

    I have been exploring quite a lot of Coty's vanilla creations on the Internet and I think "Dulce Vanilla" should suit best my expectations : do you know this fragrance ?

    But you are making me curious about their "Dark Vanilla", as you are saying it is the sweetest one (but "sweetest" does not necessarely mean "sugariest" doesn't it ? ^^ ) !
    Dulce Vanilla i have only heard of it Dark Vanilla ,i own and yes! you are so right!It is a very "flowery " vanilla!
    I also own Vanilla musk which is a very warm musky scent and a friend of mine loves Vanilla fields...which is a yummy one!
    They all are very affordable and long lasting perfumes

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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by odioustoilet View Post
    Tomorrow by Avon-I smell vanilla and caramel in it, some people say they smell chocolate.
    odioustoilet (strange name ! ), and thanks for answering.

    I don't know Avon's perfumes.
    But the vanilla + caramel + chocolate association is already driving me crazy !

    Please could you tell me more about Tomorrow !

    It may not be the sugary-foody vanilla I'm currently looking for but it should for sure be a candidate for yummy scents !
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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by derekp View Post
    That's the one I was trying to think of! Great minds.....

    A lot of really good suggestions. Surely the Demeter line has something you'd like, if none here suit you. Shoot, at those prices, buy 2 and layer:

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    derekp, and thanks for your answer.

    Well, the only matter about Demeter's scents, which is a very big one, I would even say THE matter, is the really very poor longevity of their creations !

    I want a very intense vanilla that has a really strong sillage : I don't want to have to spray it ten times a day (actually, I want it to be able to stay overnight applying it only once (in the morning) ).

    Your two suggestions would be perfect-issime if only Demeter's scents had staying power.
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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Please could you tell me more about Tomorrow !



    Well, i own tomorrow by Avon ,too!
    It is a nice lasting scent...but vanilla i don't smell it so strong in it!!!Sorry, but i think the musk and amber notes are those which dominate most
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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kal View Post
    Hi Miss Angelica

    I'm a little surprised that no one has mentioned Laura Mercier's Vanille Gourmande yet - so I will.
    Don't be put off by the alleged flower notes in it. Nor the amber or sandalwood. It's just straight, sweet vanilla pretty much like The Body Shop's Vanilla EdT (not the oil - that's different).
    If that is not quite sweet or foody enough for you, you can layer it with her Creme Brulee which will kick it up a notch on both "sweet" and "foody". My son loves the Creme Brulee. It smells exactly like it ... xD

    Another (2?) to add to your test list perhaps?

    Good Luck!
    kal, and thanks for your answer.

    What about LM fragrances' longevity ?
    People's pieces of advice about her "yummy" line seem to be only average.

    Yum, yum, crème brûlée !
    I think I would love to smell like this !




    N.B. : TBS vanilla oil has been reformulated since several years. It's unfortunately no more the confectionary vanilla it used to be.
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    Smile Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by cathodera View Post
    According to popular stereotype, immortalized in the classic American 60s sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," the time-honored fragrance tradition of the Appalachian people involves the application to pulse points of plain old vanilla extract.

    So if the "foodiest vanilla" is what you seek, you need look no farther than your kitchen.

    Why mess around with wannabes?
    cathodera, thanks for your answer.

    Well, I have to admit that, if I really want to smell like what please me best in the kitchen, I would have to take a vanilla sugar bath !
    Which is gonna be quite difficult !

    And yes, I a seeking the foodiest-yummiest-sugariest ^^ vanilla, but I don't seriously picture myself putting on kitchen vanilla extract : I am afraid about the longevity and the sillage and about the fact that it can stain the skin and clothes.
    And, again, I believe I would rather put on vanilla sugar than vanilla extract. ^^
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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by sophi View Post
    Dulce Vanilla i have only heard of it Dark Vanilla ,i own and yes! you are so right!It is a very "flowery " vanilla!
    I also own Vanilla musk which is a very warm musky scent and a friend of mine loves Vanilla fields...which is a yummy one!
    They all are very affordable and long lasting perfumes

    Good Luck my dear
    Kalhméra !
    I saw on your avatar that you are Greek : I have studied Greek for three years !
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    As Dark Vanilla is a flowery one, it is not a good candidate for what I am in search for.

    I am afraid Vanilla Musk to be soft but not sugary or foody, due to its musky side.

    Could you please tell me more about Vanilla Fields ?
    Have you ever smelled Dulce Vanilla ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sophi View Post
    Please could you tell me more about Tomorrow !



    Well, i own tomorrow by Avon ,too!
    It is a nice lasting scent...but vanilla i don't smell it so strong in it!!!Sorry, but i think the musk and amber notes are those which dominate most
    Eucharistw' già thv apàvthsh !

    It's the matter wiht most of the vanilla oriental vanillas : the musk and/or the amber is/are finally what remains of the fragrance.
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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Yeia sou!Parakalo !Hero poli !
    Dulce Vanilla i have only heard

    Vanilla fields is a yummy one includes coconut and peach notes ,very alike to casmir by chopard ...i think you would like!
    Have you tried Loukhoum by Keiko Mecheri?
    Loukhoum is a ultra feminine composition inspired by the Turkish delight with rose, almond and honey, rahat loukhoum.
    I have tried and is a very sweet gourmand rose-honey-vanilla scent...i believe you should consider this one on your list ,too!
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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by sophi View Post
    Yeia sou!Parakalo !Hero poli !
    Dulce Vanilla i have only heard

    Vanilla fields is a yummy one includes coconut and peach notes ,very alike to casmir by chopard ...i think you would like!
    Have you tried Loukhoum by Keiko Mecheri?
    Loukhoum is a ultra feminine composition inspired by the Turkish delight with rose, almond and honey, rahat loukhoum.
    I have tried and is a very sweet gourmand rose-honey-vanilla scent...i believe you should consider this one on your list ,too!
    Kalhspèra apò to Bèlgio !
    Kai eucharistw' ! ^^

    I like Casmir very much : such a gorgeous Oriental fragrance !
    Vanilla Fields may be a candidate for a yummy scent, but not for the straight-up vanila I'm searching for.

    Like I answered several posts before yours,in the "oriental pastry' category, I tried SL Rahät Loukoum and ontale's Sweet Oriental Dreams.
    RL is way too light : I had to literally aspire my wrist to smell someting. And it's not as sweet as it seems to be. It is soft but not sweet. And nearly transparent. I could not smell the cherry note and the vanilla was sooooo weak ! No sillage and no lasting power.... This one has been such a disappointment to me.
    SOD is too floral : the rose note overpowers all the sweet notes. Again, even if less than RL because of the nearly cloying rose note, it is soft but not sweet. And, again, the sillage and the lasting power are not impressive.
    (Yes, this si a copy-past ! ).






    P.s. : What did you hear about Dulce Vanilla ?
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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Dulce vanilla :amber, coconut, raspberry and caramel.I think that caramel is the one that stands out in this!This is a fruity gourmand!
    I think that you should try more fruity gourmands in order to find the one yummy vanilla you have been searching
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    I prefer L'Occitane's Eav Des Bavx & TF' Tobacco Vanille for myself...

    ...but on females i rate very high in the "smells like vanilla/mace/almond baked goods" is believe it or not Kiehl's Forest Rain. Another foody vanillic scent I LOVE, and it's quite common(good thing), is Ralph Lauren's HOT. I also think SDV, L'Artisan's Havana Vanille, and of course the deliciously edible Black Orchid are all great but far too femme for me, yet perfect on almost any woman. Arabie is another sweet foody scent I think would be incredible on the right woman, but I know, not vanilla sugar cookie.

    As far as a vanilla cookie scent.......Tobacco Vanille has a distinct "nilla wafer" vibe, but it might be just a little less "girly" than the sugary scent you crave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sophi View Post
    Dulce vanilla :amber, coconut, raspberry and caramel.I think that caramel is the one that stands out in this!This is a fruity gourmand!
    I think that you should try more fruity gourmands in order to find the one yummy vanilla you have been searching
    Geià sou !
    Suggvw'mh già thv avabolh' : cheirìzomai polù me tov chorò.

    Yum yum : caramel !
    I can't find this fragrance in Belgium though !

    Maybe searching in the fruity-gourmand category to find this sugariest-foodiest vanilla would be a great option, but I don't want it to be fruity. I like fruity notes but don't wanna hear (or rather "smell" ) about them in the vanilla I'm searching for.
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    Question Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Quote Originally Posted by DULLAH View Post
    I prefer L'Occitane's Eav Des Bavx & TF' Tobacco Vanille for myself...

    ...but on females i rate very high in the "smells like vanilla/mace/almond baked goods" is believe it or not Kiehl's Forest Rain. Another foody vanillic scent I LOVE, and it's quite common(good thing), is Ralph Lauren's HOT. I also think SDV, L'Artisan's Havana Vanille, and of course the deliciously edible Black Orchid are all great but far too femme for me, yet perfect on almost any woman. Arabie is another sweet foody scent I think would be incredible on the right woman, but I know, not vanilla sugar cookie.

    As far as a vanilla cookie scent.......Tobacco Vanille has a distinct "nilla wafer" vibe, but it might be just a little less "girly" than the sugary scent you crave.
    Hello dullah, and thanks for your answer.

    I don't know any Kiehl's creation : this brand is not available in Belgium.
    But it sounds quite surprising that a fragrance called "Forest Rain" smells like a confectionary vanilla !

    I don't know RL's "Hot" but I'm gonna try it next time I go to the mall, even if I'm afraid it may not be a "straight-up" vanilla.

    I know SDV : excellentissime vanilla, very gorgeous. I love it ! ^^

    I don't think L'AP's HV is what I'm searching for but I'm gonna give it a try if I find it though. The same for SL's Arabie.

    I heard about Black Orchid but, only reading its name, I guess it's not something for me and my sugary desires ! ^^

    Could you please tell me what is a "nilla wafer" : I have never heard about it before !
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    Hello everybody !

    Sorry to have been a little bit absent but I'm very busy with my Ballet lessons right now.

    But, in my running ^^ , I took advantage of a 5-minutes shopping to the mall to try Yves Rocher's vanilla.
    Well, even if the first notes are not too bad and quite sugary, it dries down to a musky vanilla, kinda "Nivea cream" smell. All the sugar of te ead notes seems to vanish in the haze !
    Verdict : this one doesn't please my toothache !

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    MISS ANGELICA did you find your Vanilla?
    It's been a long hot Summer in Sydney, looking forward to Winter & wearing vanilla fragrances.

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    Default Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Tihota has my vote as well.

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    I think you would enjoy the vanilla cupcake accord in Britney Spears Fantasy. I enjoy wearing it on cozy evenings at home. Also the BBW Warm Vanilla Sugar would be right up your alley - toasty sugar and vanilla.

    I also thought you might check out Possets Perfumes. I know they are based in USA, so you may have to order samples or just get a bottle since they are inexpensive. I think Simulated Cupid is probably the best match, though you would probably enjoy Giddy (chocolate is also in the mix with the sugar & vanilla) or The Girls Love Vanilla! (Vanilla & honey). I haven't tried these three but they do a lot of gourmand and I've tried some of the others.

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