Scented candles are certainly having a moment – so we thought we’d showcase some of these candles that are really in the limelight now. Though these scented candles might be more widely used in countries that experiences Fall/Winter, we could all agree better that candles isn’t as suitable for Singapore homes. But we’ll tell you now that these candles are really more than being a necessity to Fall/Winter, which really deserves being in tropical homes too!
We all deserve a relaxation time after a hectic day of work and these candles does just the trick – place these around the apartment for a decidedly cozy feel, grab a good book, fill up the tub, and unwind. With scents like woody fig, ginger and clove, these candles might just be capable of transporting you to a relaxing oasis, right in the comfort of your own home.
Diptyque Baies Noir, 300g
The classic Baies scent presented in a black coloured glass container. Baies scent recalls a bouquet of roses and blackcurrant leaves. This enticing combination of fruits and flower allows one to feel alive and fresh. This would be one candle that perks you up after a hectic day of work!
Approximate burn time of 90 hours.
Diptyque Baies Noir can be found here.
Cire Trudon Abd El Kader (Moroccan Mint Tea), 9.5Oz
Cire Trudon Candles have been referred to as the “Rolls Royce” of candles. The oldest French manufacturer produces the world’s most prestigious candles of the highest quality with hand-blown glass and pure vegetable wax.
This luxury scented candle inspired by the wind of freedom coming all at once from the Mascara coast and down from the mountains, bringing in its foolish race the green scents of fresh mint, the rashness of fights, the hot and peppered air of ginger and the perfume of tea and tobacco from the Ouled Nail tribe. This candle features a blend of spearmint, lemon, blackcurrant, mint, ginger and clove. Thinking of a getaway trip? This candle is wonderfully relaxing, giving allusions to the scents of summer, allowing one to lapse into a daydream of someplace warm and inviting. The candle comes in a hand-blown green glass container with embossed gold crest to the front.
Approximate burn time of 80 hours.
Cire Trudon Abd El Kader can be found here.
A.P.C Candle n°4 Fleur D’Oranger scent, 5.29Oz
Scent No 4. is orange blossom with a crisp sweet but fresh scent – definitely something that will cheer you up if you’re feeling melancholy. This luxurious scented candle has been created using a blend of natural oils. The candle comes boxed and in a clear glass holder.
Approximate burn time of 50 hours.
A.P.C Candle n°4: Fleur D’Oranger can be found here.
MCMC Fragrances Dude No.1 (For Men), 6.5Oz
Inspired by the man in her life, Dude No.1 has notes of Virginia cedarwood, sandalwood, coriander and pink peppercorn. This candle has a robust fragrance which is earthy and spicy, and not one bit girly. Hand-poured in Brooklyn, with a blend of soy, vegetable and beeswax, and a 100% cotton wick.
Approximate burn time of 50 hours.
Dude No.1 can be found here.
With intoxicating scents and beautiful packaging, these candles make great gifts. Now we bring you some of the candles with packaging that really caught our attention!
Baxter of California x Joya White Wood Two (For Men), 12.5Oz
Produced in partnership with the artisanal Joya, Flammable Series 2 candles show Baxter of California influence and expertise at combining Western ideals with an Eastern influence. The White Wood 2 candle combines the scents of Bergamot, Mandarin, Mission Fig, Santalum and Vetiver creating an earthy scent with a citrus edge.
White wood series is designed by Marc Atlam, an art director with packaging credits including Comme des Garcons, Helmut Lang and Yves Saint Laurent. He describes his design as “a play on the contrast between a classic restrained elegance and a bold modern statement.” White wood candle series definitely makes an ideal gift for a guy!
Approximate burn time of 100 hours.
White Wood 2 can be found here.
A.OK Rosemary Candle, 10Oz
Made of 100% soy wax, and the highest quality fragrances, this rosemary scented candle by A.OK is individually hand poured in California. Rosemary has a clean fragrance that is refreshing, soft, slight and subdued.
Approximate burn time of 70 hours.
A.OK Rosemary Candle can be found here.
These jar candles serve dual purposes as decor and adding fragrance to your home. You could recycle these beautiful candle jars after the candle is all burned down – they could serve as storage purposes for your make-up brushes, or they could be homes to your favourite plants. They are definitely a great styling essential! So how would you recycle your candle jars?
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