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Sunday, 26 January 2014
Prada Candy L 'Eau Eau De Toilette £31.90
I had seen many blog posts or videos that mention about Prada Candy Perfume before, but it did not make me want to buy it actually just because I was scared purchasing it without knowing how heavy and strong it smells. It was often described as a "very sweet caramel scent" which sounded too much for me. But the perfume was always in my mind especially when it became colder in November, when I NEEDED some sweet perfume.
So when Prada brought Candy L'Eau, I didn't hesitate to buy it. It's described as "a mix of zestful and sweetly addictive notes" and "a trinity of White Musks, Benzoin and Caramel is highlighted by the presence of Citrus and Oriental floral notes". I thought, it sounds lighter than the original.
The bottle colour is much more beautiful and elegant in my opinion than the original. The design is exactly the same but this baby pink makes it look much more sophisticated.
I got it in November I guess, and I've been wearing it since then none-stop. I cannot leave my house without wearing it. It smells really sweet but not sickly sweet. It definitely smells of caramel, which is combined with some feminine floral scents. When I spray it, I smell some flowers with the sweetness of caramel and benzoin, but it's not overpowering at all. Then the scent becomes weaker, that I cannot even smell it without trying to do so.
But when I move my arms (I spray the perfume on my wrists) I smell the sweet and warm scent that makes me feel comfortable and cozy somehow, that reminds me of sweets. The scent lingers on my skin without being overpowering, and the base note is just like caramel without any floral scents. I love how it smells after a few hours on my skin, and it just smells divine in the cold air.
I don't think I will wear it in summer because it's going to be super hot and humid in Japan and any sweet perfume will make me feel sick. I cannot wear any perfume in the summer actually...because of the heat and humidity. I will miss this perfume once it gets warmer, but I'm sure I will wear it this autumn and winter again. It could become my signature winter scent. If you haven't tried it and you love sweet scents, you should definitely give it a go. You will love it.
What's your winter perfume? When do you switch your perfume?