This Is The Top-Selling Bath & Body Works Scent In Your State

Everyone and their mother has a favorite Bath & Body Works body mist. Even if the jumbo plastic-capped aerosol hasn't held a spot in your bathroom cabinet for over a decade, one whiff would bring you right back to the first time you aggressively spritzed it all over your dress before your first middle-school dance.
For an olfactory stroll down memory lane for all of us, we bring you the best-selling (and -smelling) Bath & Body Works fragrances of all time, broken down by state. Whether you're a landlocked West Virginia native who craves the smell of salty ocean air, or a member of the New England fresh-cut rose-loving majority, scroll through the gallery ahead to find your state's favorite B&BW body mist — and see if it matches the one you know and love.
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Rose



Top Spots: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, and Vermont

Why: Apparently, the bulk of the US population digs the smell of musky rose water. The most popular B&BW body mist, Rose has loyal fans all across the country — from Maine to Colorado — who can't get enough of the blend of rose and jasmine petals that dries down to the faintest note of creamy musk.
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In The Stars



Top Spots: Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and South Carolina

Why: When it comes to body mist, most B&BW shoppers hailing from the middle of the country shoppers gravitate towards the sparkliest bottle on the shelf. Maybe it's the eye-catching label on the Into The Stars mist that initially grabs attention, but it's definitely the cozy smell of warm sandalwood and sugared tangelo that keeps them buying the bottles in bulk.
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A Thousand Wishes



Top Spots: Alabama, Arizona, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington

Why: Moving toward the west, the air starts smelling like a fancy New Year's Eve party. That's because Bath & Body Works' A Thousand Wishes body mist is a big seller around those parts, and the key notes are undeniably festive: sparkling pink prosecco, gilded amber, and amaretto.
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Black Coconut Sands



Top Spots: Idaho, Montana, and Oregon

Why: A whole lot cheaper than an exotic beach vacation, Bath & Body Works' Black Coconut Sands body mist is the fragrance equivalent of a first class-class trip to Bali. It's a little coconut-y, with a touch of black sand, and Bath & Body Works buyers in Idaho, Montana, and Oregon love it — and are saving a lot on airfare as a result.
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One In A Million



Top Spots: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Nevada, Ohio, and Virginia

Why: There's no clear geographic breakdown of the One In A Million fragrance fans — they're everywhere. Like Rose, this bottle is faintly floral — with jasmine extract, tuberose oil, and white gardenia — but also has more sophisticated notes of pink pepper and cashmere musk that gives it a subtly sexy, romantic appeal that Alaskans and Virginians both wear on date night.
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Japanese Cherry Blossom



Top Spots: Florida, Hawaii, and New Jersey

Why: Japanese Cherry Blossom is one of the most classic Bath & Body Works scents of all time and for good reason: Its super fresh scent is a real crowd-pleaser whether you're in New Jersey or Hawaii, with faint hints of floral and fruit, like mimosa petals blended with crisp Asian pears.
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Sweet Pea



Top Spots: Puerto Rico

Why: Like Japanese Cherry Blossom, you probably know Sweet Pea (and most definitely if you're coming to us from Puerto Rico). The pink and green bottle is an oldie but a goodie, with a sweet, youthful scent combining notes of pear and ripe raspberry with a barely-there layer of soft musk.
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At The Beach



Top Spots: West Virginia

Why: West Virginia may be a land-locked state, but there's a mysterious saltwater breeze that picks up every once in awhile — and it's because everyone's spritzing themselves with Bath & Body Works' At The Beach body mist.
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Pink Passion Fruit & Banana Flower



Top Spots: Wyoming

Why: Leave it to Wyoming to be an outlier when it comes to fragrance preference. Those native to the Rocky Mountains like to get a tropical fix with a surprisingly sweet cocktail of passionfruit, pineapple leaves, freesia petals, and banana flower, held inside a bright-pink bottle. It's unexpected, true, but that's America: a patchwork quilt of B&BW body mists.
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