We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
  • Birchbox20% off 6 and 12-month gift subscriptions with code GIFT4ALL, ends 12/11.
  • Lord & Taylor30% off almost everything + 10% off cosmetics & fragrances with code FRIENDS, ends 12/15.
  • Tarte30% off with code BESTIES, ends 12/11.

Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

32 Comments

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the post above for information regarding pricing, availability, dupes, and availability, and keep discussion on-topic. If you have general feedback, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

Comments on this post are closed.

Definitely fruity/sweet scents. My perfumes/lotions are banana, raspberry, lollipop, butterscotch, vanilla, stuff like that.

I like fresh/”green” scents and the other side “warm scents” like caramel (like some LUSH soaps smells!)
And “creamy” smells …. And smells “Like teen spirit” ;-)))

I prefer musky scents, say like Shalimar by Guerlain. I’m generally drawn to complex and deep scents as opposed to light and floral.

I like ‘clean/fresh’ scents for my skin care if that makes sense, fruity scents for shampoo/conditioner/shower gel and girly scents for daytime/date/dinner perfume and sexy perfume scents for night time/clubbing.
Girly perfumes -Gucci II, Ralph Lauren Romance, Vera Wang Princess
Sexy perfumes – Gucci Envy, Valentino Absolut, Gucci Rush
Whew….I guess I like a bit of everything then 😉

I don’t really wear perfume, but I love vanilla scents – all of my body sprays, body washes, shampoos, lotions have vanilla scents.

If it smells like food, I’m all over it. My favorite scent is Vanille Abricot by Comptoir Sud Pacifique, and I love the vanilla scent of MAC lipsticks. I also love the fruity smell of Aussie shampoos.

lol! I like food scents too, as long as they are SWEET foods and not savoury (somehow that just doesnt work…) Actually, now that I think about it, ARE there any products that have savoury food smells?

I only like my perfume to be perfumed. Of those I like chypré scents and pretty much only chyprés. I don’t know why. The only one not in that group that I like is Tom Ford for EL Azurée/Bronze Goddess.

Other beauty products I prefer to be unscented, although the Chanel face care smells ok, as does Clarins. RoC skincare used to be scentless, they changed the formula and then my husband started smelling like a grandma so I made him change brands.

I hate scented body lotion (surprise), and use naked body butter from bliss even though it is too expensive.

My husband loved the Mac lipstick smell, though and I don’t mind it.
I also make concessions for Bumble and bumble Creme de Coco shampoo. It works and it smells good.

got a bit carried away–this topic hits a nerve for me lol

I prefer for nothing except perfume to be scented. Or at least if it is scented for it to be light after rinsing for soaps and hair stuff (my hair smells faintly of cocoa butter, but only if you purposely put some of it up to your nose, so i don’t worry about mixing scents with that) and for perfume I only like real perfume, not fruity and floral body sprays like at bath and body works (i do, however, love their oils and air fresheners for my room and aromatherapy alarm clock). I can’t identify the actual scents in any of the perfumes i like, lol, i just go around the department store sniffing. I love both of sarah jessica parker’s fragrances, and chanel no5, and i also like the victoria’s secret dream angels heavenly and very sexy for her. For my boyfriend I like polo black, polo and very sexy for him.

I tend to like the Woody/floral/oriental/musky scents. Some of my current favorite perfumes:
-The One by Dolce & Gabbana.
-Flowerbomb by Victor and Rolf.
-Alien by Thierry Mugler.
-Narciso Rodriguez for her (The black bottle).

I forgot to add that I dislike most of the scented lip/stuff. I really loathe Estee Lauder’s, it makes me sick. I even had to give up the only lipgloss I had bought from them because the smell is very nauseating. However, I don’t mind MAC’s scent because it’s not overwhelming.

I love fresh, clean scents.. fruity is cool sometimes as long as its not overwhelmingly artificial and sugary.. it has to be subtle.

Can’t STAND powdery or strong florals.. yuck!

This sounds ridiculous, but I just love the scent of my fabric softener, and I wish they made bath/body products that smelled like it! lol

I tend to mostly be drawn to yummy scents….Pink Sugar…for example.

Although in the evening I love florals…

I love tropical scents. Bath and Body’s Tropical Passion (which I think they discontinued) is such a rich scent. I also do love “clean” scents like Cucumber Melon; fruity but clean.

I like my fragrances dirty and sexy, mostly woody orientals or true orientals. My current rotation–Tom Ford Black Orchid, Angel, Rose Angel, Donna Karan Black Cashmere, Boucheron Trouble, Dior Addict, Narciso Rodriguez EDP (Pink bottle), Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb (although it’s a little sweet for me), Guerlain Shalimar, Chanel Coco, Cartier Les Baiser du Dragon and the new Bvlgari Black Jasmine. Occasionally I’ll go for a floral or clean fragrance like Bvlgari Pour Femme, Dior Dolce Vita (one of my all time favs), Prada Iris (hanging out at home with the kids and also for room spray) are a few. I know I’m missing some but I’d have to go upstairs and actually look through the 50+ bottles.
Outside of perfumes that also make lotion I can only handle minimal fragrance in my skincare or body products because it makes me itcy and can make my hands blister almost immediately. I’ve had to run out of Victoria’s Secret in search of a bathroom because I started breaking out in hives after putting one of their lotions on my arms. It’s weird because I never had this problem until the last 5 years minorly and it’s been really bad the last year.

I really like fruit smells – berries, citrus, and apple especially. That goes for my actual perfume products as well as lip stuff – though I also like jasmine-scented perfumes and chocolate-scented/flavored lip products. I’m not a huge fan of florals in any sort of product, and the scent of roses makes me gag.

If it is perfume I like either cleaner scents or musky/woody ones.

With lotions and etc I like either citrusy or something calming like lavender(not strong) lemon, or vanilla

Woody/oriental scents; (Anything with sandalwood I usually love!)I mostly switch between Kenneth Cole Black and Burberry London perfumes.

I like citrus scents. Anything clean and fresh. Nothing floral or heavy. They make me sneeze. I also like products with peppermint such as shampoo and lotion. And it’s one of the reasons I love Burt’s Bees lip balm.

Subscribe

Join our newsletter and never miss a post!