In general, candy and fruit scents are not made for men. They prefer more woodsy scents and sometimes, they go for scents that are fresh – like showers, soaps, shaving cream and the likes. In contrast, a light and spicy fruity smell aims to capture the attention of women – the young and the young-at-heart.
Effect of Candy and Fruity Scents
Candy and fruit smells in air fresheners, perfumes and toiletries are meant to channel innocence. They trigger childhood memories when most of us had no cares and when we could count on the salivating smells from our grandmothers’ or mothers’ kitchens to shield us from the complexities of the world.
For most of us, the smell of chocolate chips or anything vanilla has meant we can flashback to the safety of our childhood homes where nothing could harm us. So, the overall effect of anything with a sweet smell is to remind us of family, our neighborhoods, and irreplaceable good times. Continue reading