Ariana Grande MOD Vanilla perfume Review & where to buy


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The world is going crazy for Ariana’s new perfume: MOD Vanilla! The reason why this perfume is so popular is because it is a beautiful sweet scent with a unique bottle. This is a sophisticated scent and resembles many other high end fragrances. Keep reading below for the reviews of MOD Vanilla and where to buy this fragrance.

MOD Vanilla Main Notes

Obviously, you’re going to get a sweet scent with this perfume because vanilla is included in the name. However there are some other main accords in the MOD Vanilla perfume by Ariana Grande. Here are the most notable accords in this perfume:

  • Vanilla
  • Sweet
  • Powdery
  • Musky
  • Floral
  • Fruity
  • Nutty

There is a nice blend of fruity flavours including coconut that beautifully compliments the vanilla scent. Overall, if you love fruity and sweet you’ll love this scent.

At first when MOD Vanilla is sprayed you’ll get notes of musk and Orris butter. When it dries down you’ll get a cocoa butter scent that lasts all day.

Positive Reviews of Ariana Grande Mod Vanilla Scent

The positive review of the Ariana Grande MOD Vanilla perfume say that this scent has a “cozy marshmallow vibe” as well as “light plum notes”. Overall the review of the Ariana Grande MOD Vanilla Scent is that you will like it if you like sweet scents.

One reviewer of this scent says that Vanilla Mod smells like Sol de Janiero #40 and is great for layering.

Additionally, many of the reviews say that MOD Vanilla smells like another one of Ariana Grande’s scents called “God Is A Woman” combined with more plum and fruity notes.

MOD Vanilla also has better lasting power than Ariana Grande’s other scents and Vanilla Mod will last you all day long.

Negative Reviews of Ariana Grande Mod Vanilla Scent

Overall, not everyone is going to like the same perfumes. However, if you don’t like sweet scents you’re not going to like MOD Vanilla at all. Here are some of the more negative overall reviews for the new MOD Vanilla perfume by Ariana Grande.

Many say it is similar to “Cloud”, another perfume from Ariana Grande but the scents are different. Ariana Grande’s scents do have a familiarity to them but they are not alike. MOD Vanilla is sweeter than Cloud for sure and doesn’t have the same undernotes as “Cloud”.

Another negative review of MOD Vanilla is that it is too sweet scented but again, that is all subjective based on how much you like sweet scents. I love sweet scents so that wouldn’t bother me at all.

Lastly, some say that the bottle is hard to spray but I think the packaging of MOD Vanilla is extremely unique and an added benefit to any vanity or shelf.

Mod Vanilla vs. Mod Blush

At the same time MOD Vanilla was released, Ariana Grande also released MOD Blush.

These fragrances are similar but also very different. MOD Blush is lighter and fruiter in scent. The main notes in MOD Blush are:

  • Fruity
  • Musky
  • Tropical
  • Citrus

Mod Blush is also not as mature of a scent as MOD Vanilla. Think of Mod Blush as more of a candy and fruity scent where Vanilla Mod is a more grown up version of Mod Blush.

The positive reviews of MOD Blush say that it smells fresh and fruity and very young smelling. Some also say that it smells like pink pepper and has a strong passionfruit opening.

In some of the reviews many say that Mod Blush doesn’t last as long as MOD Vanilla but that is to be expected since it is a lighter and fruitier scent.

Where to buy Mod Vanilla and Mod Blush

There are many retailers that carry Mod Vanilla and Mod Blush perfumes by Ariana Grande depending on where you live.

United States

In the United States there are only two main retailers that carry MOD Vanilla and MOD Blush. Your best bet would be to pick these up from Ulta as Ulta Beauty is where Ariana Grande’s makeup line is also carried: R.E.M. Beauty.


Canada finally got MOD Vanilla and MOD Blush perfumes exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart. They retail for $84 CAD but if you collect Shoppers Optimum Points you may have enough to redeem for a full sized perfume.

Let me know if you are going to purchase MOD Vanilla or MOD Blush in 2023!


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