Has America’s love for candy gotten too strong or is this sweet treat simply getting the attention it deserves? Here are eight items that prove the extent of the obsession.
- Conversation Heart Collectibles
While most people associate candy hearts with a fun Valentine’s Day treat, this expressive treat is starting to make an appearance in non-candy form. From locker magnets to trendy jewelry, sassy conversation hearts are making their way into the world of fashion.
- Candy Phone Cases
Candy-lovers have taken their loyalty to their favorite candy brand to the next level with candy phone cases for their smartphone. While some people purchase these cases online, other crafty individuals have made DIY phone cases using candy wrappers and mod podge.
- Candy-Flavored Vape Juice
In the world of vaping, candy-flavored e juices are a favorite among vapers. Sites like smokingthings.com offer a variety of sweet and tangy flavors that taste just like your favorite candy.
- Candy-Scented Perfume
If you love to experience the sweet taste of candy with more sense than one, candy-scented perfume allows you to smell candy wherever you go. While these scents are often popular among younger age groups, there are some incredibly sweet scents that are loved by people of all ages.
- Candy Crush
Between Candy Crush Saga and actual candy, it can be hard to determine which one is more addicting. The ultimate game for taking up time that would otherwise be spent in agonizing boredom, Candy Crush is a whole game dedicated to simply moving around candy pieces until they match.
- Cotton Candy Grapes
Americans love candy so much that they developed a way to essentially eat candy without all the fake sugar and calories. Cotton candy grapes are real grapes that you can find at the grocery store. They were developed in California by David Cain and are known for tasting just like cotton candy.
- Candy Makeup
The love for candy goes so deep that a whole look has been based on candy. The candy makeup trend includes bright colors or cotton-candy inspired hues. Many makeup artists have experimented with this look, adding sprinkles to the lips, eyelids, or eyebrows.
- Candy Cereal
While there are many types of cereal out there that are so sugary you could basically label them like candy, a cereal made by candy brands have grown in popularity. From Recess Pieces Cereal to Sour Patch Kids Cereal, who says you can’t have candy for breakfast?
Even Willy Wonka would be impressed by some of the candy-inspired items on this list. It doesn’t seem like America is dropping its candy obsession any time soon.