Is it love or just a crush? Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist

Photo of Rio de Janeiro beach from Travel Channel

If I can’t be at the beach on these lazy summer days, I at least want to smell like I am there – and what better beach than the gorgeous sandy paradise of Rio de Janeiro? I jumped at the chance to try Sol de Janeiro’s Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist ($32 – 8.1 fl oz; in the hopes that I could instantly be transported with a simple spritz. You might recognize this line as Sephora’s “Rookie of the Year” for skin care last year thanks to their Brazilian Bum Bum Cream. People went crazy for the scent, so Sol de Janeiro turned it into a body mist fragrance.

Brazilians believe in “cheirosa,” something I am also pretty obsessive about – it means to smell amazing and delicious all day long. I went to a party recently and a group of people were trying to figure out who smelled so incredible…and they finally realized it was me! Highest compliment ever in my book. Brazilian Crush is a fragrance that you can use head to toe, from your hair to your skin to your clothes, and it keeps you smelling fantastic all day long.

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush

 Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist is mostly a mix of pistachio and salted caramel. Fragrance notes include:

  • Top: pistachio, almond
  • Mid: heliotrope, jasmine petals
  • Dry: vanilla, salted caramel, sandalwood

    Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush

It smells surprisingly spicy and not foody at all. This is an addictive scent with a definite wild side – I can totally picture women wearing this and string bikini. Whether or not you are into wearing string bikinis this year, if you like beachy, tropical scents with a bit of spice you are going to find that the Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist is more of a long time love and not just a crush. Check it out at  Sephora.  – Lisa

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  1. Hollie Haradon | 5th Jul 17

    The notes in this sound super yum and the perfect summer scent.

  2. Never Say Die Beauty | 6th Jul 17

    I must smell this scent! It sounds fabulous!

  3. Betzy Cuellar | 6th Jul 17

    The brazilian crush is one of my go to’s at the moment.

  4. Cindy (Prime Beauty) | 6th Jul 17

    I have the body wash and adore the scent, so glad they made a fragrance!!

  5. KATHRYNE | 6th Jul 17

    I love that it has pistachio and almond. Those are some of my favorite fragrances

  6. Erika | 7th Jul 17

    This sounds like a fabulous scent. Every reviewer seems to love it.

  7. Anastasia | 7th Jul 17

    I smelled this line at Sephora, and I am addicted to the fragrances! So beachy and exotic!

  8. Lola Seicento | 7th Jul 17

    This sounds like a wonderful scent!

  9. Polarbelle | 8th Jul 17

    Sandalwood invokes my asthma. Is it something you can definitely detect or like you wouldn’t know it was there if the didn’t tell you.

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