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Mariah Carey's Dreams perfume

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A perfume is winning me over when I just can't stop sniffing the spot where it's sprayed. There are very few that are in that category. Mariah Carey's Dreams perfume is in that exclusive club.

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After awhile perfumes smell the same -- flowery, powdery, fruity or occasionally musky. Not an insult. Those categories smell great as long as the notes compliment each other. However, too many times different fragrance notes change but the end result is, "This perfume reminds me of ..."

Mariah Carey's Dreams doesn't remind me of any other fragrance nor does it remind me of her other perfumes -- M by Mariah Carey, Ultra Pink, Luscious Pink and Forever by Mariah Carey.

The notes in Dreams include Bergamot, salted caramel apple, toasted almonds, star anise, freesia, honeysuckle, muguet, tonka bean, Madagascar vanilla, patchouli and warm musk.

The biggest perk of this perfume is it blends a little of everything. It's equal parts flowery, powdery and sweet. It's not a soft scent though. If you're looking for something people won't notice, this isn't the fragrance to purchase. Every time I wash my hands I can smell it again like I just sprayed it on, but I have no complaints about that.

The "sweet" note is what stands out. Maybe it's the vanilla, the Bergamot or the caramel apple, but something in this fragrance smells like a mix between dessert and a garden.

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