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Discontinued Bath & Body Works Scents and Lotions

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Bath & Body Works retires certain fragrances over time to keep their inventory fresh. That doesn't mean that you still can't get your favorites.

Bath & Body Works retires certain fragrances over time to keep their inventory fresh. That doesn't mean that you still can't get your favorites.

For many of people, Bath & Body Works creates more than scents—it creates memories. Sniffing Vanilla Bean Noel might take you back to a cozy Christmas morning, or putting on At the Beach lotion while at work will keep you dreaming of your Hawaiian getaway from many years ago. I received Wild Honeysuckle mist as a gift years ago, and that scent always reminds me of the person who gave it to me. So imagine my disappointment once I discovered I couldn't buy it in stores anymore once it had run out!

Fear not however. Though Bath & Body Works often discontinues scents, there is still a way to get them. A few years ago, Bath & Body Works began listing several fan-favorite retired scents for sale on their website. However, it's worth bearing in mind that these scents are not available in-store (meaning you can't test out the scent before ordering).

Retired Bath and Body Works Scents & Fragrances

*These scents are available only as fragrances, not as lotions
**These scents are available only as lotions, not fragrances

NameScentNameScent

Forever Red

Pomegranate, red peony, vanilla rum

Tahiti Island Dream

Coconut water, Tahitian vanilla musk, kiwi blossom

Night Blooming Jasmine

Jasmine flower, white musk, apple blossom

Brown Sugar & Fig

Fig, coconut milk, caramelized brown sugar, soft musk

Twilight Woods

Apricot nectar, mimosa petals, Tuscan cypress

Coconut Lime Breeze

Coconut water, white orange blossom, zesty lime, jasmine, island musk

Almond Blossom

Almond oil, vanilla orchid, cashmere musk

Juniper Breeze

Juniper leaves, green apple, dewy musk

Mad About You

Soft peonies, black currant, vanilla musk

Be Enchanted

Florals, sugared pomegranate

Love & Sunshine

Daisies, fresh lemons, sweet strawberries

Cherry Blossom*

Watermelon, red plum, cherry blossom

Cashmere Glow

Vanilla, golden peach, cashmere musk

Cucumber Melon

Cucumber, honeydew, cantaloupe, sheer woods

Paris Amour

French tulips, pink champagne

White Citrus*

Citrus, water lily

Pink Chiffon

Soft pink petals, vanilla chiffon icing

Dark Kiss

Black raspberry, burgundy rose, dark vanilla bean

Oahu Coconut Sunset

Coconut blossoms

Black Raspberry Vanilla

Raspberries, Blackberries, Vanilla orchid, sandalwood, cashmere woods

Black Amethyst

Peony petals, sweet sandalwood, patchouli, creamy amber

Pink Cashmere

Jasmine, sandalwood, white amber

Sensual Amber

Lotus petals, golden amber, sandlewood

Endless Weekend

Raspberry lychee sorbet, magnolia, vanilla sandalwood

Wild Honeysuckle

Honeydew, wild honeysuckle, jasmine

Country Apple

McIntosh apple, apple blossom, muguet

Velvet Sugar

Red velvet créme, golden plum, sugared musk, pink jasmine, wild strawberrie

Pearberry

Anjou pear, wild berries, golden freesia

Snowy Morning

Frosted bergamot, mistletoe berry, fresh balsam, lavender, juniper

Frosted Snow Blossom**

Jasmine, gardenia petals, crisp air

If Your Favorite Scent Still Isn't There, Keep an Eye Out

Bath & Body Works often retires old scents to make room for new ones, so if one of your favorite scents still hasn't been brought back, it might be worth going to a store and sniffing some of the new ones—it might be hiding somewhere under a different name.

They also don't keep all their retired fragrances on their site all at once—some, such as Snowy Morning and Frosted Snow Blossom—are only around during the holiday season. It's worth checking back at their site every so often so that you can catch your favorite seasonal scent. You wouldn't want to keep using the same bottle you've had for 10 years.

You also can find some fragrance on third-party seller sites, such as eBay or Amazon. Read the reviews closely, however, because some of them might be fake.

Mixing Your Own and Blending Scents

Like colors, spices, and any other form of self-expression, fragrances can be layered so that you can create your own unique olfactory signature. If you can't find the fragrance you want from Bath & Body Works, it may be a good idea to try layering different scents so that you can create the same desired effect.

For example, let's say that you wanted to get Coconut Lime Breeze (coconut, orange blossom, lime, jasmine) but it's out of stock. You could layer a coconut scent (like Sunset Glow) with a spritz of something citrusy like Gingham (citrus, florals). It won't be the exact same, of course, but you'd be surprised at how much fun you can have mixing and matching scent to create what you like the best.

And hey, if you still can't find what you're looking for, you might want to consider making your own scent.

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