6 Sweet-Smelling Fragrances That Will Remind You Of Your Favourite Dessert

Have you ever smelled a perfume and felt like you could eat it? Or went to a bakery and wished you could smell the cakes and tarts all day? Sweet and gourmand scents are associated with comfort and positivity. The notes of such fragrances comprises edible notes, like candy, vanilla, chocolate, spices, and fruits. These fragrances are usually paired with notes of sandalwood, bergamot, vetiver, and other savoury scents to balance them out. So if sweet desserts-like-fragrances are your jam (pun intended), give these scents a go.

1. Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium

Black Opium is a sophisticated burst of coffee and vanilla, which sounds like it might be too sweet to wear, but it’s not. It has a spicy whiff that makes balances out the sweetness. Combined with the mushiness of flowers, it’s a a perfect blend of sweer and intense notes that can be worn to make a lasting impression.

2. Dior Hypnotic Poison


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Not all gourmand scents will make you smell like a pot of sugar! Some settle into a more natural scent as if you have been baking at home and the little droplets of vanilla essence seeped into your skin. Hypnotic Poison by Dior is a perfect example of cosy vanilla fused with the sweet scent of almond and coconut. Star anise and musk smooth out the sweet notes to give a distinguish character. This can be your everyday scent.

3. Lancôme La Nuit Trésor Nude

La Nuit Trésor Nude blends familiar notes like bergamot and rose with a hint of vanilla and coconut to bring out the sweetness that doesn’t overwhelm the senses. Consider introducing gourmands into your collection, starting with this one if you are looking to experiment and have stuck to florals so far.

4. Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau De Parfum

This stiletto bottle is wrapped in velvet and gives you some sweet notes. The base is a mix of woody and floral notes, which is dominated by ingredients like praline, coffee and vanilla. Light spice like cinnamon dots the perimeter of this fragrance. It is a delightful example of a warm and gourmand blend of notes done right.

5. Kayali Vanilla Eau De Perfume

Imagine sweet, velvety vanilla milk mixed with smooth caramelised brown sugar, then served in an intoxicating cocktail with rum; that is precisely what Kayali Vanilla smells like. It has balanced oriental notes of musk and amber. The perfume is made to be layered. It has just enough character to stand out on its own, but it also has room to blend with the ingredients of other fragrances to make a scent of your own.

6. Victoria’s Secret Tease

Tease opens with a sugary and tart whiff of raspberry glaze. Delicate night-blooming iris gives this dark gourmand fragrance an elegance. Indulgent tonka beans wraps the entire scent in warmth. Tease is just the right fragrance for your next night out.

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