These Birthday Cake-Inspired Products Are Super Fun(fetti!)

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I’ve got a confession to make: I’ve attended multiple birthday parties over the years just to score a slice of birthday cake. Don’t get me wrong, I love my friends—but my love for cake is on a level of its own! There’s just something about the sweet smell of frosting and sugar, along with colorful rainbow sprinkles, that instantly brings a smile to my face.

For a festive pick-me-up, check out these birthday cake-inspired products that range from decadent body butters and lip scrubs to candles, and more. They’re the perfect way to indulge in your favorite sweet treat minus the calories:

Bath & Body Works Happy Birthday Foaming Hand Sanitizer ($5.50)

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Perfect for travel, this foaming hand sanitizer formula with aloe kills 99.9% of most common germs, leaving hands feeling soft and clean. The yummy fragrance features a rich blend of angel food cake, cinnamon, and whipped cream.

Bath & Body Works Happy Birthday Celebrate! Gift Set ($26.50)

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This festive set Includes a beautiful medium candle (7 oz), long-lasting travel size fine fragrance mist (3 fl oz), and an ultra-moisturizing travel size body cream—the perfect gift! Fragrance is a combination of warm vanilla sugar and buttercream icing for ultimate decadence!

Frank Body Birthday Cake Scrub ($19.95)

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This decadently delicious body scrub features raw sugar, coconut husk, roasted ground coffee beans, matcha tea, and avocado oil to exfoliate, hydrate, and nourish skin. Leaves you with skin as smooth and sweet as frosting, so you can have your cake and scrub with it too!

Fizz & Bubble Birthday Cake Large Bath Fizzy ($6)

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Inspired by the days we spent as kids licking buttery birthday cake frosting from our fingers, this soothing bath fizzy features an ultra-moisturizing 8-oil blend that includes a carefully blended fusion of aloe vera, coconut, grapeseed, sweet almond, olive, avocado, sunflower, and jojoba oils. It also has epsom salts, vitamin E, and mica clay coloring that is stain-free.

Glossier Birthday Balm Dotcom ($12)

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This hydrating, long-lasting, multipurpose lip balm and skin salve is packed with antioxidants and natural emollients to nourish and repair dry, chafed skin. The dense, waxy texture stays in place to seal in moisture wherever it goes. Inspired by Milk Bar’s famous cake with subtle shimmer.

I Dew Care Cake My Day ($25)

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This soft serve-inspired wash-off mask is packed with nourishing rainbow sprinkles, hydrating hyaluronic acid, and moisture-balancing squalane for a sweet cleansing and hydrating experience. Unmasks softer, smoother skin!

LALICIOUS Birthday Cake Body Butter ($34)

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This shimmery pink whipped cream smells just like birthday cake and leaves your skin shimmering all day. Rejuvenate dry skin with shea butter and safflower oil, which provide intense hydration to seal in moisture while leaving skin silky smooth. Aloe vera and vitamin E nourish and protect to keep skin looking radiant from head-to-toe.

LALICIOUS Birthday Cake Sugar Scrub ($38)

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This special-edition sugar scrub is shimmery pink and smells just like birthday cake. Your skin is left soft and pearlescent, and the fun confetti holographic label adds a festive touch to your dresser or vanity. Experience a body treatment like no other as pure sugar cane crystals gently slough away dry skin cells to reveal a youthful and even skin tone. Cold-pressed coconut and sweet almond oils nourish and deeply moisturize, leaving skin deliciously soft. 

Mason Jar Candles & Co. Happy Birthday Candle ($8.99-$14.99)

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This decadent soy candle is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion, infusing the room with the sweet scent of birthday cake—a wonderful treat! All of their fragrances are pthalate-free. Available in 3 sizes: 4 oz (20 hours of burn time), 8 oz (40 hours of burn time), and 16 oz (80 hours of burn time).

Philosophy Vanilla Birthday Cake Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath ($18)

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Feel clean and smell good all over with this award-winning vanilla birthday cake shampoo, shower gel, and bubble bath, which cleanses and conditions from head-to-toe. Skin and hair are left feeling ultra-soft with this sweet, delicious scent that is the ultimate guilt-free way to indulge.

Primal Elements Birthday Cake Bar Soap ($9)

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Make bath time extra enjoyable with this vegan soap that moisturizes skin with a rich lather that rinses cleanly away, leaving skin silky smooth. Made by hand in small batches for optimum fragrance, it is free of parabens and sodium lauryl sulfate. Each bar is shrink-wrapped, making it perfect for gift-giving!

Sara Happ Confetti Cake Lip Scrub ($20)

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This lip scrub fits into a convenient tube that you can easily throw in your bag for on-the-go exfoliation. Infused with hydrating sweet almond oil and finely-ground sugar, the delicious cake scent and exfoliating crystals make for a truly sweet treatment for your lips.

Simper Goods Moonglow & Wishes Candle ($32)

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This candle was designed to celebrate the brand’s first birthday and makes the perfect birthday gift! The scent features vanilla cake and rainbow sprinkles with subtle notes of warm, smoldering wood. The candle is crafted with a soy wax blend, hand poured in small batches, and comes in a beautiful violet-black glass jar that can be repurposed. Features 45+ hours of burn time.

Tarte Sugar Rush Cake Butter Whipped Body Butter ($23)


Get your softest, sweetest skin with this body butter that looks like frosting, smells like cake, and feels like heaven! Formulated with vitamin E, shea butter, and sweet almond oil for quick absorption without sticky residue.

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Kamala Kirk is a University of Southern California graduate and has been an editor/writer for more than a decade. She has written for E! Online, Total Beauty, TravelAge West, Malibu Times Magazine, and many more. She resides in Los Angeles and is a proud pug mom. Follow her on Instagram: @kamalakirk