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NEWNESS UPDATE: Spring 2019 Test Candles 2nd Phase

So my fellow BBW'ers, there are more candles on the horizon. It's just not spring at BBW without an onslaught of tropical/beachy scents. So if the first phase of spring candles didn't quite tickle your tropical fancy, the following may do the trick.

This collection all have wraparound labels with various beachy scenes on them. New scents include...

Seaside Daze - Sparkling Bergamot, Orange Blossoms, Coconut Milk (word on the street is this smells quite powdery. If it's not new, I'm gonna go with Orange Blossom & Driftwood)

Flamingo Beach - Pink Summer Berries, Juicy Orange Dewy White Petals (hmm..Sugared Citrus Sorbet?Seaside Mimosa?)

Island Hideaway - Fresh Sea Salt, Coconut Water, Lush Rainforest Cedar (so this was a failed test scent from 2017.....)

(.....the notes are completely different so it's possible that this new version could be completely different; BBW is known to pull switcheroos with returning old scents *cough cough Caramel Apple)

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WALK 'N' SNIFF: First Phase Spring 2019 Candles

I've been sporadically in and out of my nearest WB just to see what was up and each time there were more spring stuff than the last time. So without firther ado, let's talk about some newness....
Sundrenched Linen (8347G3A10) - To be honest, I wasn't expecting too much from this scent and after sniffing it, it's as meh as I thought it would be. I'm almost positive this is just a reworking/repackage with a twist of Fresh Linen. I have a bulb of it at home so I'll bring it with me next time I go back to the store just to compare. Basically it's a "fresh air" type scent, heavy with powdery cotton blossom note with fruit notes, particularly green apple and perhaps melon.
Sea Salt and Sandalwood (8337AGA1) - I was intrigued at first but what I smelled was not what I was expecting. Honestly, there's really not much to say about it; to me, it's a very non-descript "fresh" spa type of scent. I can't say with any amount of accuracy tha…