Only Pick One – Scents

Happy Monday, all!

I’m kicking off this short holiday week with the final installment of the Only Pick One series – my favorite scents. Just as a refresher, all products mentioned throughout this series are either items that I continue to repurchase time and time again OR products that I am madly in love with and can’t imagine moving on in life without them. That’s what I call commitment.

Previous posts: Face // Eyes // Lips

Body Wash // Nivea Touch of Cashmere 
Nivea is one of my favorite skin care brands from the drugstore because all their products are ridiculously moisturizing. I started using this particular scent last year and just fell in love. Although it is a richer, musky floral scent for fall/winter, I typically use this year-round since I just can’t help myself.

Lotion // Bath and Body Works Amber Blush
I first received a lotion in this scent for Christmas one year from my brother-in-law and his girlfriend, and it’s quickly become one of my favorite scents from Bath and Body Works. It’s your typical “girl” scent – I tend to skip perfume when I lather this on since it already has a strong perfume-like scent to it. This formula of lotion also can help the driest of skin.

Perfume // Clinique Happy Heart
I believe that every woman needs a signature scent, and this most definitely is mine. This was one of the first perfumes I ever wore as an adolescent, and it has stayed with me long into my adult years. It’s light, fresh and feminine – I imagine if Elle Woods was a real person that she would wear this perfume daily. There’s rarely a time when I don’t have a bottle of this on my vanity.

Body Mist // Victoria’s Secret Sexy Little Things Noir
I originally bought this last year before my honeymoon as something to quickly spray on after days on the beach, and it quickly became my lazy-day replacement to perfume. It’s a rich, darker scent alternative to most fruity body mists. Ryan compliments me whenever I wear this!

Travel Roller Ball // American Eagle Vintage
Roller ball perfumes are fantastic to travel with, and most perfume brands make a roller ball version of their most popular perfumes, so it’s pretty easy to find one of your favorites to take with on a trip. Although I don’t use this scent year-round, it’s my absolute must-have for the colder months. It’s like the scent of American Eagle, Hollister and Abercrombie stores mixed and bottled up together, which easily can carry you from day to night. I’m hoping to receive a full-size bottle for Christmas!

That concludes the Only Pick One series, folks! I want to give a big thanks to Mia for coming up with the idea for this series and invite all of you to join in on the fun – I’d love to see your only pick one picks!

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  1. 11.25.14

    I've had to eliminate most things with a scent lately due to my extra sensitive skin and hormone issues, and it's definitely one of the things I miss the most! I used to wear that same VS mist, and it was awesome! I tried to break out a fragrant lotion a few months ago and I ended up itchy all over πŸ™ So I will live vicariously through you!

  2. 11.25.14

    I love Clinique fragrances– I think happy to be was one of my first ever perfumes πŸ™‚

  3. 11.25.14

    I adore Marc Jacobs Daisy scent! It's a perfect smell for spring/summer but I bought a humongous bottle – so it's my winter too! πŸ˜‰

    XO Chloe

    A Latte Lipstick

  4. 11.25.14

    Girl, the formula and scent is so luxurious in the shower! I absolutely love it.

  5. 11.25.14

    Absolutely! It's my all-time favorite.

  6. 11.25.14

    You sound like my mom, lol! She loves perfume, so I always try her latest and greatest scent when I go to visit. I've actually heard good things about Taylor Swift's perfumes, but I've never smelled them – I'll have to keep an eye out next time I'm at the store!

  7. 11.25.14

    Thank YOU for thinking of this series! I had so much fun doing my posts every week. πŸ™‚ I really think you'd love the body wash – best part is it's affordable!

  8. 11.25.14

    Right?! It's fabulous.

  9. 11.25.14

    Right?! It's so hard for me to pick out perfume, too – that's probably why I usually stick to what I know I like!

  10. 11.25.14

    I'm pretty sure you bought it for me, too. Guess it stuck with me all these years! I know you love the Lancome perfume, one that I introduced you to!

  11. 11.25.14

    I've never smelled the Tory Burch perfume, but I bet it's a good one.

  12. 11.25.14

    Glad there is another Clinique fan out there. πŸ™‚ Hope you had a good day, girl!

  13. 11.25.14

    LOL, I've heard that about sense of smell and pregnancy! I'm with you though that I can't overload on too many scents. I try to keep it under control!

  14. 11.25.14

    Right?! It's the best!

  15. 11.25.14

    Clinique Happy Heart will always be my favorite – like I said, it's just my signature scent! Glad you enjoyed the series. πŸ™‚

  16. 11.25.14
    Ashley T said:

    I’ve been looking for a good, creamy body wash for winter and that Nivea one seems like just the thing!

  17. 11.24.14
    Nadia said:

    I can't believe I've never even smelled one of these! I think Happy Heart sounds right up my alley, I'll have to give it a spritz next time I'm by a counter!

  18. 11.24.14
    Amber said:

    Okay, I have a confession… I am a perfume addict… lol! I probably have about five that I wear regularly. However, one of my all time fovorites is actully, "Taylor" by Taylor Swift. It just goes so well with my natural body chemistry and I always get tons of comments when ever I wear it. πŸ™‚

  19. 11.24.14
    Mia- MakeMeUpMia said:

    I sure enjoyed your picks girl!! YES to VS Sexy Little Things, a fave of mine for sure. Now I want to try that body wash, I'll have to try it next πŸ™‚

  20. 11.24.14

    I love Sexy Little Things Noir! It's such a great scent!

  21. 11.24.14
    Ashley Angle said:

    It's so hard to just pick one! You should see me in the store…
    Come link up today!
    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  22. 11.24.14
    Debra Stachelski said:

    Yes, Clinique Happy Heart will always be your "signature scent" – I think I bought it for you for the first time many years ago! I think my new favorite scent is La Vie Est Belle by LancΓ΄me, just love it!

  23. 11.24.14

    I only wear perfume if I go out at night, or for a special occasion. I wear Tory Burch and I love it. Otherwise I honestly cannot handle scents lol. Like if someone sits down on the bus or the train and they're perfumed up, my stomach turns. I hope that you had a great weekend!!! πŸ™‚

  24. 11.24.14
    Jessi Otey said:

    I adore the classic clinique and have to have it on my perfume tray! Happy Monday!

  25. 11.24.14

    I am a one perfume scent only kind of girl and the rest of my stuff is unscented (body wash, lotion, etc.) especially now that I'm preggers – too much scented stuff and I can't take it! lol. I always like smelling new ones in the store though. But inevitably I'll think I like it, spray it on and later it'll make me gag.

  26. 11.24.14
    Pamela said:

    I love that VS body mist… it smells SO amazing!

    <3, Pamela

  27. 11.24.14
    Biana Perez said:

    I've never tried some of these!!! My sister loves Clinque happy heart and I always spritz some on when I go over!! Great series girl – I really enjoyed it!!