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Scent Name:  Candy

Manufacturer:  Prada

Scent Description and Notes: Prada CANDY is instantly seductive—pure pleasure wrapped in impulsive charm. In an explosion of shocking pink and gold, Prada CANDY takes us on a walk on the wild side, showing us a new facet of Prada femininity where more is more and excess is everything. Magnified by white musks, noble benzoin comes together with a modern caramel accord to give the fragrance a truly unique signature. 

Notes:
Caramel, Musk, Vanilla, Benzoin. 
Style:
Carefree. Sophisticated. Sensual.
”     -Sephora.com

Perfume Oil Color:  A slightly amber-tinged color.

Bottle Design and Artwork:  This is a standard 1.5ml sample vial.  The vial is a clear  glass, a plastic black nozzle, and gold writing (font varies in size) featuring the brand and scent name / company along with the perfume type.

Image from Sephora.com

Image from Sephora.com

Scent:

  • ITV: I like it.  The vanilla is a soft, Vanilla Fields-esque vanilla with a warm caramel drizzle over a touch of musk and the faintest hint of resinous benzoin to add some complexity.
  • Wet:  It’s very similar when sprayed on my skin, although the caramel is a bit warmer and the vanilla is stronger.  However, as someone who is not a foody fragrance fanatic, I actually enjoy this one.  It’s sweet without being overbearing or cloying, and I think I can attribute that to the musk and the benzoin.
  • Dry: It fades to virtually nothing in a span of only 5 hours.  I’m a little disappointed, but I realize that alcohol-based scents don’t have the same staying power as their oil-based counterparts.  Upon reapplication, Prada’s Candy is musk, sweet, but less of a chocolate and caramel sweet and more of a  cotton candy powder sweet with a hint of vanilla sprinkles.  I think I prefer this wet more than dry.
Other Impressions: None.
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