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All-Time Best Bath & Body Works Mists
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All-Time Best Bath & Body Works Mists

December 10th, 2021 | by

When you come across the word ‘mist’, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Magical fragrances, cottage-core aesthetes, a world of elegance? It evokes more senses than those just of smell.

God knows we’d be lying if we said we didn’t turn our heads to the person in that pub or coffee shop, because they smelled amaz-iing! This image is fabulously represented by the milestone product line i.e the Bath & Body Works mists.

Your aroma defines you – the sweet sensuous scent that flows around with you, whenever you walk into a room. Most of you, we’re sure, have a favorite body spray or fragrance mist.

They are lighter and airier versions of perfumes, ideal for everyday wear when you want to smell great and fresh, without all that heaviness. Anyone who has used body sprays for a long time will tell you that Bath & Body Works scents have always had a special place in their beauty cabinet.

What’s so great about Bath & Body Works mists?

Besides the plethora of fragrances, the brand focuses on a variety of moods and flavors, all of which are classified into five categories – Floral, Fresh, Sweet, Woodsy, and Fruity.

And when we say loads and loads, we mean over 100 fragrances (that’s just to date; the number is constantly changing due to a variety of seasonal options). That’s a mind-boggling fun fact, isn’t it?

Not only is there a scent to suit every taste, but most of them are available in a variety of formats, including the beloved three-wick candles, body washes, lotions, and even hand sanitizers.

We took the challenge of sniffing, as it were—to find the best Bath & Body Works mists because the sheer number of options can be truly befuddling. And who wouldn’t want an excuse to indulge in all those mesmerizing mists!

So, let us take you through all the fragrance categories that will assist you in selecting your scent. It can be based on your mood, the occasion, or your daily go-to wear.

FLORAL 

Are you someone who stops every time you see a flower because you MUST smell it? Or are you someone who grew up sniffing flowers associated with redolence, such as roses and jasmine? Either way, we know your love for it. So, here are the top floral mists we discovered for you:

1. Fairytale

(blends pomegranate nectar with fresh orange blossom and a dreamy combination of vanilla and warm amber)

With this fragrance, you can create your own fantasy by combining pomegranate nectar, fresh orange blossom, and a dreamy combination of vanilla and warm amber. Cozy and refreshing, with a touch of magic, Fairytale by Bath & Body Works will help you find you are happily ever after. This will surely leave in you butterflies upon its first spray, whether you extravagantly splash or softly drizzle. 

2. Moonlight Path

(a lush garden blend of fresh jasmine, blue violets, sheer lavender, and soft musk)

Stroll through a lush garden of fresh jasmines, blue violets, sheer lavender, and soft musk with the Moonlight Path. Except, this dreamy garden of fragrances is actually you. You will fall in love at the first mist. Again, the advanced pump provides excellent coverage while the mist offers the lightest, most delectable aroma experience.

3. Japanese Cherry Blossom

( A harmonious combination of Japanese Cherry Blossom, Asian pear, fresh mimosa petals, white jasmine, and blushing sandalwood)

For good reason, Japanese Cherry Blossom is one of the best-selling and most popular Bath & Body Works scents. This ultra-fresh feminine fragrance is not overpowering but rather incredibly pleasant to the nose. This aroma is ideal for those who aren’t very fond of sweet-smelling fragrances.

The scent is a fresh blend of Japanese cherry blossom, mimosa petals, Asian pear, and aromatic sandalwood with the right balance of floral and fruity notes, giving off a tropical vibe.

FRESH

What if we told you, there existed fragrances that could change the way you look at your otherwise monotonous routine and enhance your mood with a refreshing aura surrounding you? It’s safe to say that a fresh, soothing aroma helps you feel better throughout the day.  We found the best mists for you, including some new additions that will undoubtedly result in some amazing memories.

1. Sea Island Shore

(A pure amalgam of clean cotton, orange blossom, blue freesia, and ocean musk)

Just something about aqua colored bottles that instantly makes us feel fresh! This variant is not new and has been available for some time, but it has recently been strengthened, and the packaging has been made more appealing and travel-friendly. A fresh, clean scent inspired by pure white cotton swaying in the sea breeze. It is versatile and while we’d say it’s best as a summer scent, we could wear it all year. The scent is light, but it does not last long. You may want to carry it along.

2. Fresh Sparkling Snow

First and probably the most important, if you want a light floral but sweet flirty scent, this is the one for you. Customers are drawn to this bottle because of its name and design (and we wouldn’t be lying if we said the same for us). Slay the day by entering a magical winter wonderland at night.

This mist lasts all day and isn’t overwhelming; it doesn’t need to be improved. It reminds us of how pleasant and cozy the air is with the falling of snow, but a more beautiful scent at that.

3. Winter Peach Marshmallow

(A smooth, sweet blend of velvet peach, vanilla meringue, and creamy jasmine)

WOODSY

The cozy season officially begins when the leaves start to fall and pumpkin-flavored everything begins to populate the grocery store shelves. From delicious scents to warm decor to seasonal meals, it’s time to pull out all the stops to make our homes havens of sweet nothings, memory making, and festive feels. When it comes to setting the mood, spreading your favorite seasonal scents should be at the top of your list.

1. In the STARS

(a sparkly blend of starflower, sandalwood musk, white agarwood, sugared tangelo, and amber that creates a captivating aromatic scent)

Can we just take a moment to appreciate how lovely this body mist bottle is? Warm, woody, and inviting—In The Stars is one of the best scents for someone who prefers unisex fragrances. It’s not overpowering, nor is it overly fruity or floral. This sophisticated fragrance begins with sweet floral/citrusy notes that fade to reveal an incense-like glistening scent, lingering for a long time. Buy it for the bottle or for the fragrance, you won’t be disappointed.

2. You’re the ONE

 (A luxurious combination of soft rose, winter woods & a drop of strawberry nectar)

Is this love at first mist? It is plausible! We know we asked you to appreciate a bottle before but can this one get the same attention? You’re The One fragrance mist is the most compelling way to keep the scent going all day, everyday. Plus, the fragrance is oh-so-glorious and lovely that you would want to carry the bottle with you everywhere. Whether you opulently soak up or delicately spritz, you’ll fall in love.

3. A Thousand Wishes

(A pleasant blend of pink prosecco, sparkling quince, crystal peonies, gilded amber & amaretto crème)

One of the best scents from Bath & Body Works, A Thousand Wishes, exudes joy and celebration. It is accentuated with the scents of pink prosecco, sparkling quince, and star fruit.

The base notes of amaretto cream, gilded amber, and sugared sandalwood, on the other hand, give this mist a warm and musky finish. This heady blend beautifully captures the spirit of the occasion and lingers long enough to make you the center of attention at any party or get-together. This one is truly a thousand wishes come true!

SWEET

Oh, wait! We hope you didn’t think we left out the all-time scents, did you?  Sweet fragrances and perfumes have always had a special place in our hearts and Bath and Body Works mists have a festive line this year. We squealed too! We are just as excited as you to get our hands on those cute colorful bottles and the holiday blast! And, of course, sweet mists have always piqued our interest. So, there you have it.

1. Warm Vanilla Sugar

(A wintery sweet treat of fresh vanilla bean, white orchid, fresh jasmine, dazzling sugar, zesty coconut, warm caramel, and snow-kissed musk)

Bath & Body Works’ warm and the cozy vanilla overloaded fragrance is ideal for all you vanilla lovers out there. Entrancing vanilla, white orchid, fresh jasmine, dazzling sugar, zesty coconut, and creamy sandalwood are among the highlights that will leave you with an irresistible scent that will last all day.

So even though vanilla continues to dominate the top, mid, and dry notes, it is not befuddling due to the addition of sweet and floral notes. As a result, the scent tends to dry to an intense vanilla aroma with a soft, powdery finish, making it an ideal winter go-to scent. Tell us you can smell it without really smelling it!

2. Frosted Coconut Snowball

(A majestic blend of frosted coconut, North Pole vanilla, winter freesia, snow-kissed woods, and spun sugar)

Frosted Coconut Snowball is ideal for all those who enjoy coconut scents in general. Its packaging features a cute snowman or sled with a blue background – a dreamy visual right there. The scent is reminiscent of coconut, and a hint of vanilla/mint, including one that adds a festive touch.

The aroma tends to give you a comforting essence and will surely brighten your mood. We have to say that we absolutely LOVE the new products and scents Bath & Body Works has added for 2021. Given its packaging, the fragrance however, does not remind you of Christmas, winter, or cold weather.

It has a very aquatic scent and is one of the best coconut scents we’ve tried. You may be completely taken aback by the winter designs but this isn’t a winter scent. You’ll enjoy it regardless! It’s definitely a keeper!

3. Christmas Cookies

(A sweet-as-sugar blend of creamy cookie dough, almond biscotti, and caramel woods)

Let’s just say – we can taste this mist.The Christmas Cookies Fragrance Mist is a highly limited exclusive scent that is part of the Holiday 2020 Collection, which is making a big comeback this year! Bath & Body Works has done a few online exclusives during the holiday season.

You definitely get a strong blast of sugar cookies at first, followed by a warm biscotti note as it starts to settle. Initially, it probably tastes like a nice crunchy cookie but as it dries, the woodsy note adds depth to the fragrance and continues to give it a nice rich hug, making it a very warm, calm, and peaceful fragrance!

If you don’t want to walk around smelling like cookies – don’t worry because the scent is much more sophisticated than that. Yes, you get cookies, but you also get a very beautiful woodsy note that elevates the fragrance to the next level. Personally, we’d love to be smelling this inviting and irresistible.

FRUITY

When it comes to fruity personal care products, most people are unsure. Many companies use far too many chemicals, which have no resemblance to the ingredients listed on the bottle. Some could therefore make you feel nauseous if used excessively. Thanks to Bath & Body Works and their incredible range of fruity scents, we don’t end up using body mists as room fresheners anymore! Here are a few mind-blowing soft fruity scents that will actually make you want to buy them!

1. Dark Kiss

 (A seductive blend of black raspberry, burgundy rose, and dark vanilla bean)

Our first thought was “absolutely beautiful,” given it’s a very bold, deep, sexy, nighttime, winter-appropriate fragrance. We identified strong vanilla, amber, and berry notes and finally came to the conclusion that the fragrance is appropriate for special occasions such as dinner parties, date nights.

Unlike other Bath & Body Works fragrance mists, the perfume is undoubtedly essential for a long and durable period of time. As it beats many of its variants with its staying power, it will be a boon for daily use. If you have a keen sense of smell, don’t be too generous with spraying it. Enjoy the light spritz and let the scent linger. 

2. Sweet Pea

(A cheery bouquet of sweet pea, watery pear, sheer freesia, luscious raspberry, and soft musk)

Sweet Pea, like Japanese Cherry Blossom, is probably more familiar to you simply because legends don’t die!. The pink and green bottle is an oldie but a goodie, having such a sugary, youthful scent that showcases notes of ripe raspberry and pear. Including a barely-there layer of soft musk, this mist lightens your mood by making you feel evergreen and loved.

3. Hello Beautiful

(A petal-perfect blend of white gardenia, jasmine petals, magnolia blossom, pink nectarine & cotton musk)

This is a fragrance you will not want to pass up. Hello Beautiful is a well-known scent from Bath & Body Works, and luckily for us, it’s available in body mist, shower gel, and body lotion too.

The perfume contains white gardenia, jasmine, as well as magnolia blossom — and if that doesn’t sound amazing, we don’t know what else does. It may not have a lot of lasting power, but you’d really enjoy using it whenever you need a pick-me-up. Other fragrance fans hailed Hello Beautiful’s “romantic floral scent” and elegance. That is something you can definitely get behind.

Conclusion

These five categories are just the start, Bath & Body Works has filled their line of fragrances with hundreds of mists and still going strong at it. Some won our hearts and stayed with us forever, while some were quite an easy pass. We rounded up the all-time favorites that are totally worth all the hype. So, ask yourself. What are you feeling up to today? Every occasion, every mood demands a special fragrance and the platform is yours to choose!


Samarpita Mukherjee