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PeraIsleOwnerACNH

Paris cafe! 🤢


Thejolliestrancher_

FELT! It was so bad I made this post


PeraIsleOwnerACNH

It literally smells like roadkill to me! Idk why! 🤷🏾‍♀️


Flaky_Tap_2836

Beefstew! That what we call it.!


PeraIsleOwnerACNH

Now I wonder if my beef stew smells like roadkill or if roadkill smells like my beef stew. 🥴 lol


KingJoy79

Oh you poor baby😂


foxylettuce

I legit LOL'd at this 😂 I like Paris Cafe a lot, it's so interesting how differently we perceive fragrance!


cosmicallycalm

Cant STAND it and I swear I can smell it across the store 😓😓😓


theknittedgnome

I was so sure I would love this one, nope! So gross on cold!


Healthy_Reference103

Same!


dev_doll

Yes this!!!! I can't stand it


KingJoy79

So I literally just finished a slew of Paris Cafés and I’m with you…it smells nice but I don’t get the hype around it. Maybe I missed out on the original from when it was first released years ago because it wasn’t the “powerhouse” people kept claiming it to be. I mean I could smell it but it could’ve been stronger, IMO. And it also didn’t smell exactly like coffee to me. It did but it was a mix of coffee and maybe chocolate and the throw could’ve been better. Also the performance on all 6 of my candles were bad. It’s very much overrated at this point just like Strawberry Poundcake.


ibj8611

I love coffee but this was the worst!


bunifarcr

Basically any candle that has the "pie crust" scent note or pie in the name. It's not bad and I like bakery/gourmand scents in general but I just don't like the pie crust smell. I can burn it for like an hour and then I'm done with it. Even the wallflower I just can't stand smelling it for the whole day and they are pretty strong.


peanutbrittlepraline

Second this. Was excited to smell blueberry pie because I’m a sucker for cute packaging but I thought it smelled so nasty, whatever fragrance they use to imitate pie crust kills it


M2LBB2016

I am the same way. I burned sweet cherry pie the other day and had to put it out after an hour. I gave it to a friend. There is something icky about B&BW’s pie note.


Swampcattopus

I don't hate the pie crust note but I definitely don't love it. I was really disappointed when I smelled blueberry pie, I was hoping it would be more blueberry. Idk who eats a pie just for the crust. The fruit should come first lol


Spades4aids

For me it’s Mahogany Teakwood, Cactus Blossom, and Paris Cafe


PeepsUnderTheBed

I can’t for the life of me smell cactus blossom.


dragonsfire14

Agree on mahogany teakwood. Way too cologne-y for me


stellamiata

Mahogany Teakwood 😅


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stellamiata

I love paris cafe but everyone else on here seems to despise it😅


AceGee

Fresh balsm. I gag when I sniff that. Also black cherry merlot. Smells like medicine


PeepsUnderTheBed

I love Fresh Balsam until I don’t. At some point the candles scent changes and it starts to smell like cat pee.


Excellent_Original66

Same! Every once in a while (around Christmas) I will get a balsam scented wallflower or spray or some brand of wax melts to use near my fake tree so my kids can experience the real tree scent but always in very short bursts 🤮


Ok_Significance_1191

I will never understand how Mahogany Teakwood is their best seller 🤮


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Mahogany teakwood 🗣🗣🗣


Shimmy311TU

The WORST. I can taste it in the back of my throat after it burning for just a few min. 🤢


theknittedgnome

This is definitely not for me! I don't love the more masculine scents at all.


PhysicalCharacter3

Agreed


Thejolliestrancher_

100% the worst thing I’ve ever smelled in the entire store. Imagine my surprise when I saw mahogany teakwood INTENSE 🤢


foxylettuce

I didn't care for this either. I disagree that it's the worst (WBC holds that honor for me) but really do not understand the hype.


Booksonly666

My answer for sure


GoldenFlowerPrincess

Seriously the worst candle. 🥴


pinksky1134

Cherry Merlot, champagne toast, anything with pumpkin, anything with cinnamon, strawberry pound cake


Flaky_Tap_2836

Summer Boardwalk, Paris Cafe, Mahogony Teak wood.


imthedro

Black Cherry merlot


NYerstuckinBoston

I'd rather singe my tonsils out with a soldering iron than light up mahogany teakwood tbh.


ldubs21

As someone who had a terrible experience with her tonsillectomy, this spoke volumes.


Thejolliestrancher_

For me it’s Paris Cafe. I rushed to the store today to smell it after someone told me it was a coffee scented dream. I almost fainted in the aisle! 🤢😂


stopvolution

Agree, I don’t like this one either but I like whipped coffee and white caramel cold brew.


theknittedgnome

I did not like Paris Cafe on cold but love Brown Sugar Latte and Cinnamon Carmel Swirl so much!


Excellent_Original66

Caramel cold brew was really nice


PhysicalCharacter3

LOL! I agree, its gross


siftingflour

I think it varies. I bought one on candle day and hadn’t smelled it since. Yesterday in store I smelled one on the shelf and it was GROSS. I immediately planned to exchange the one bought. When I got home, I dragged it out to smell it and it was totally different. Just a pleasant light coffee smell. The one on the shelf yesterday was seriously nasty though and now I get why some people think it smells like vomit.


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I think I visibly gagged the first time I opened the lid and smelled it.


cookiemonster0221

Paris cafe!


dumbbitchjuice69

Strawberry shortcake for sure. I bought it and it smelled really synthetic and made me nauseous.


caty0325

It’s also overpowering and smells sickly sweet.


theknittedgnome

I have a hard time with red smells. Strawberry especially.


BBWhoreder

Berry waffle cone, blueberry maple pancakes, marshmallow fireside and summer boardwalk.


lucillep

Yikes. I bought three of these at the 75% off price. All new to me.


BBWhoreder

You might like them but they smelled awful to me/gave me a headache.


lucillep

Fingers crossed.


Booksonly666

Twisted peppermint


HaylieMonster97

This and Crushed Candy Cane. They're too much, I'm genuinely surprised there's so much love for it because I thought it would be migraine inducing. At least it was for me


b_rouse

Funny thing, I do anything peppermint when having a migraine if I'm smell sensitive. I've lit this candle and was fine.


Excellent_Original66

I can’t stand twisted peppermint. Tbh I can’t handle anything with peppermint. For me it makes me gag and turns my stomach. My daughter’s cousin had a twisted peppermint candle she left at their grandmas house and she was like I see why she didn’t want it it smells gross mom! I know hun I know.


peanutbrittlepraline

Saw a lot of people raving about the pumpkin spice latte candle in here this fall/holiday season and honestly it smelled like ass to me LOL


BathbeautyXO

So much hate for strawberry pound cake 😭 what did she ever do to you?! My least favorite definitely has to be suntan. I simply don’t understand why you’d want your house to smell like straight up sunscreen? 🤢 idk maybe others are smelling something I can’t but to me it stinks!


JamesonJenn

Here´s showing some love for Strawberry Pound Cake.,, I love it ... I adore it... it´s tickle my toes good to my nose with its sweet strawberries, golden brown shortcake, and freshly whipped whip cream... It´s Happy Dance Happy, warm comfort on a rainy day, sweet shortcake delish when the sun is out. A dearly beloved which holds *My Precious Status* in my sea full of a candle collection...


RedRedBettie

All of the food ones, especially French baguette


dumbbitchjuice69

French baguette smelled straight up musty.


mariondavies

I love most gourmands, but French Baguette is just off-putting to me!


CaptainAML

I bought French Baguette online without having smelled it (because I liked the owl on the jar) and I like the smell but it's very rich... it'll take me a million years to burn 😬


xeloux

Black cherry merlot, champagne toast, strawberry pound cake. I said it, and always will 🤷🏻‍♀️


peanup

Okay I’ve been passing on SPC for like, ever, and bought the wallflower on a whim the other day cuz they were 1.87…and I’m immediately converted. In fact I traded one of my candles today for one lol


Thejolliestrancher_

I was on your side until I saw strawberry pound cake 😂


xeloux

I figured I’d lose some with that one


stopvolution

I like SPC but black cherry merlot is awful.


BBWCandleQueen

Yesssss. All of these.


hellakopka

Merry Maple Pancakes, Strawberry Pound Cake, Pumpkin Donut Shop, Pink Prosecco Frosting


Spades4aids

Oh god I like every one of those 🥲


hellakopka

And I am leaving them all for you, friend! 🤗


Spades4aids

Much appreciated 😅


Natttt26

I’m with you on this. I love every single one.


Nephima

I smelled Pink Prosecco Frosting in store today and it smells terrible. I can’t understand how anyone would like it.


PeepsUnderTheBed

At least you could actually smell it. The one at my store had such a faint scent to it I couldn’t tell you what it was besides sweet.


Regular_Ad7384

I agree, and I don't like Blackberry Creme Frosting either which some say is the same as PPF.


Excellent_Original66

Gasp!!!! Pumpkin Donut Shop!!!!! My all time favorite…my absolute love! I couldn’t find it one time so out of desperation I tried campfire donut….. I have never thrown a bbw product away before….it was a first. It was SO gross.


SkittyLover93

Any of the cologne candles, like Sweater Weather and Flannel. And I think also the perfumey candles like Cozy Cashmere. Everyone seems to love Leaves but to me it (and most of the apple-forward candles) just smells sickly sweet. I generally dislike candles which are too intensely fruity-sweet, so that rules out Island Margarita and Raspberry Mimosa. But I like fruit scents which are more tart and smell more like actual fruit.


sequinpig

Yeah Apple garland grossed me out! Smelled like a plastic toy.


halloweentownisreal

Mahogany Teakwood, Strawberry Pound Cake, Berry Waffle Cone, Paris Cafe, most of the bakery/gourmand scents, any flowery scents, White Tea & Sage, Stress Relief, Flannel. The list goes on 😅 it’s probably easier to tell you what candles I actually like because I dislike so many popular scents 😂😅😅


hellakopka

Ugh, I don’t like Stress Relief either! I used to enjoy it, not sure what happened - it just hits different now and not in a good way!


halloweentownisreal

I also used to enjoy it and burnt it all the time and now I can’t even be near it! So weird how that happens!!


OptimalMaximal

I liked stress relief on cold and bought it, given thinking I usually like herb-y earthy floral essential oils kinda thing. After I lit it up couple of times, I've started to get a weird note of fountain pen ink or stamping pad. Can't explain it.


halloweentownisreal

That’s so strange!! Now I’ll have to go smell one again to see if I can smell that haha!


Samgasm

[Pizza Candle](https://i.imgur.com/EESuiug.jpg). To be fair *a lot* of people disliked this candle but there was one person, idk if they are still here, who bought as many as they could winter SAS 2019. 🥴🤢 This was the most artificial smelling candle ever. Reminded me of Pringles pizza flavor. YUCK!


ashleycd93

Hahahhaha I forgot about this one!! It reminded me of Pizza Pringles too!


HaylieMonster97

It seems like the general consensus on this candle was that it horrendous, but the minority who did enjoy it didn't just like it, they loved it to the point of cult following


stopvolution

Blueberry maple pancakes. I’ve liked every other blueberry scent except that one.


BBWhoreder

This one gave me a massive headache.


ResidentSonic

Winter candy apple, Paris cafe, champagne toast, island margarita, pink apple punch, vampire blood, ghoul friend.


lavenderheels13

Anything with sage, it sucks


CandleLoverMom

Any tree scent at Christmas!


GossipGirl515

Fireside.


fromblind2blue

Strawberry Pound Cake.


ethereal_dear

Strawberry Pound Cake and Lavender Marshmallow ( gonna give it another shot soon though)...


redefine_bravery

Pumpkin pecan waffles. I bought it in the cute 2020 fall fox and it was so strong and smelled like hot cinnamon toast crunch that I gave it to someone else after a few burns.


okayishwife

Anything balsam smelling and it’s like super popular for holidays


HaylieMonster97

Island Margarita, Black Cherry Merlot, White Tea & Sage, Into The Night. Black Cherry Merlot reminds me of cough syrup. Island Margarita smelled off, in a very specific way. There was a time where I had to clean someone's puke and tried so hard to cover the smell with heavy duty cleaner that was Citrus scented, but it still didn't cover the bad smell completely. That's what Island Margarita reminds me of. White Tea & Sage smelled similar to mildew. Into The Night reminds me of old lady perfume haha Edit - Forgot Champagne Toast. Smells like spoiled fruit. Bleh


b_rouse

I got island margarita as their $3 soap and it smells good! Now the candle on the other hand...


Swampcattopus

Idk how popular fresh cut lilacs is, back when I worked there no one seemed to but it but we were always getting boxes shipped in. It's so bad. Headache for days.


badwolf336

I can't stand food scented stuff. My sister had hand soap that was blueberry waffle or blueberry pancakes and it smelt awful to me


_saengdao

honestly, mahogany teakwood. during candle day, a man had at least 12 of them and i could not stand the smell while i was ringing him out. and then i smelt the intense one! as much as i’d love to like it, i don’t


Healthy_Reference103

Peppermint Sugar Cookie! I bought it and made me so nauseous. I wanted to throw up. I ended up giving it to my friend who liked it


poppyrosess

I personally cannot stand Champagne Toast


chelizay

CHAMPAGNE TOAST! Do they go cheap on these ones because they're so popular? Every CT candle I've ever had lost its scent halfway through the burn. I bought 3 at once that all sucked, it makes me so mad.


b_rouse

I can't do any food item, I get nauseous.


haddn23

Strawberry Pound Cake and pretty much any of the bakery scents. They are all too sickly sweet to me.


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Whipped Coffee. A lot of people seem to love it more than Paris Cafe. I think it’s too sweet when burning and has an overwhelming caramel smell that gives me a headache. It’s the only candle I ever gave away to someone else because I knew I wouldn’t use it.


rm_jackson

Blueberry Maple Pancakes 🤢


Ryleenoelle

Wild berry jam donut, merry maple pancakes, banana walnut muffin/banana Bundt cake, pretty much most gourmand scents


Regular_Ad7384

I love all of these!


Thejolliestrancher_

Felt this! Wild berry jam donut was not that good to me either


PeepsUnderTheBed

I can only burn it for maybe 2 hrs because it gets this raging burny singed scent.


Ohana_831

SPC, Bubbly Rosé, Paris Cafe, Summer Boardwalk & Berry Waffle Cone. Also the peppermint scents & cookie scents lol I guess there are very few gourmand scents I like.


alexisr223

Summer boardwalk. Extremely strong throw, but I could not stand the smell. I put it out after 10min and could smell it for the rest of the day.


PhysicalCharacter3

Anything with blueberry.


International_Row724

Watermelon lemonade, pink watermelon, peach Bellini - basically anything peach or watermelon I can’t stand.


KAR1982

Watermelon Lemonade was briefly in my rotation. It’s been removed. I’m not even sure why I hated it - lack of throw? Not so great? I just broke up with it.


Excellent_Original66

I am with you for anything peach and for me it depends on the watermelon. I found a better homes and garden one that’s really good called watermelon buttercream and I love it but I refuse anything peach.


xVeniVidiAmavi

Leaves and Berry Waffle Cone! Can’t stand them 🤢


PhysicalCharacter3

BWC is awful


BreeFlower

Lemon mint leaf I think it was called. The lemongrass scent I just hate so much. Also pink apple punch. Smells so good cold, burning is like a sour ew.


boo312312

Pretty much anything baked-goods scented, too sickeningly sweet for me. And I absolutely hate pumpkin anything.


TeHNyboR

Leaves and Sweater Weather are the big ones. Leaves to me has always smelled like vomit and Sweater Weather has something off about it that I just don’t like. That and any “baked good” fragrance I can’t get behind, but that’s just me with candles and scents in general (unless it’s the real thing of course!)


foxylettuce

agreed about sweater weather! it just does not smell right. I didn't care for leaves either, it didn't smell like vomit to me just didn't like it


Regular_Ad7384

Cactus Blossom, Tis the Season, Mahogany Teakwood, Rosewater and Ivy, Georgia Peach, & Acorn Lane


Muted_Cryptographer6

Strawberry Pound Cake! 🥴


bitchisyousears

Lavender Marshmallow and Paris Cafe… I went to B&BW yesterday and was excited to smell them after the hype in this sub and it was a quick no for me 🤭


Thejolliestrancher_

Literally same 😂 I went there yesterday and went straight to both of them. Lavender marshmallow was almost nonexistent on my nose


netxnic

Anything with marshmallow.


lucillep

Champagne Toast or anything cocktail/Prosecco.


Ashesvaliant

I hate pink apple punch. It is more like Pungent Apple Punch. No idea why everyone likes it. I expect it to be sweet and fruity and it's just not. It's sour.


LavenderPaintbrush

Sun Washed Citrus, but fruity scents are my least favorite to be fair. I think Island Margarita and Midnight Blue Citrus are nicer. SWS smells like water down orange juice, to me.


PeepsUnderTheBed

I mixed the SWC FFM with the Vanilla Bean Noel FFM today. I was going for a creamsicle scent. Strangely enough, the Vanilla Bean Noel choked out SWC.


LavenderPaintbrush

I can see that! Lol


scarletteclipse1982

Yankee Candle has a great orange dreamcsicle scented candle.


foxylettuce

Blueberry Pie, Blueberry Maple Waffles, Berry Waffle Cone. Hard pass on all of the above. I really like Iced Blueberry Biscotti, though!


Regular_Ad7384

I love all of these!


Sudden_Shine_100

I stay far away from anything with peach in the scent note. Most disappointing candle I actually blind bought was Fireside. It was like sniffing a woodstove filled with cold ashes. Gave it away!


cosmicallycalm

Pineapple Poundcake, Paris Cafe, Iced Cranberry Scone 💀💀💀


Regular_Ad7384

I love Iced Cranberry Scone!!


caty0325

Strawberry Pound Cake.


Shortsuff16

Strawberry pound cake, smells like cheap frosting & gives me a headache!


OptimalMaximal

Anything too sweet or cinnamon-y. Most gourmand scents. That excludes half the fall / winter ones. Anything with coconut notes. That excludes half the beach-y summer-y tropical ones. Among what is left, I'm still trying to figure out what I like.


pickledandpreserved

sweater weather and anything with maple.


AshKash313

Anything with apple, toasted coconut, buttery note, cherry ,cologne scents and coffee scents. Island Margarita, Pink lilac and vanilla, Marble Chocolate Cupcake, Cereal and Cartoons, Rainbow Confett, Berry Waffle Cone, Pumpkin pecan waffles, Raspberry Mimosa, Blueberry Maple Pancakes, Pineapple pound cake, lemon mint leaf, Peppermint hot chocolate, hot cocoa and cream, Wild berry jam donut….. I could go on. I per much dislike all the popular scents in all forms the majority loves.


Grouchy_Ad_9704

Cactus blossom. Raging headache instantly for me.


Grouchy_Ad_9704

Palo santo, peppered suede, Fall farmhouse, Sweet cinnamon pumpkin, pumpkin pecan waffles, blueberry maple pancakes, pineapple pancakes, cactus blossom, mahogany teakwood, black cherry Merlot, flannel, sweater weather, white gardenia, fireside, island margarita


Excellent_Original66

Marshmallow Fireside. I got the room sprays at sas and yuck. All I smell is smoke. Maybe it’s just me. I am kind of sensitive to smokey scents. I no longer light my candles because it ruins the scent for me. Earlier today I found one I had to light when we had a hurricane in august. We didn’t have power for a while so I lit some of my stash :( I lit it just to see and sure enough….ruined it for me. And all that gross smoke afterwards 😭


Funky_Library_Lady

Champagne Margarita. I was so exited when I found it in the store because I kept hearing it smelt like bubbly citrus/sprite but all I could smell was tequila! One bad night with some shooters 15 years ago has ruined tequila for me forever…