Writer Krista Burton breaks down the best of them, sharing her own personal associations with each sentimental scent. Take for instance Coty's Exclamation, which the author recalls as being a hit with "teens who were anxious about their social standing and therefore wanted something instantly recognizable in a distinctive and trendy bottle." (Remember that exclamation-point packaging?) Burton also waxes poetic when it comes to the ever-popular Love's Baby Soft, which she says smells "like you’ve dunked your head into a bottle of baby powder and inhaled." Oh, the '90s.
So, click through and prepare yourself for some slightly cringe-inducing memories — and, hopefully some happy ones, too. (Beautylish)
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