5 scented candles for the holidays

You’ve checked hard parts off your to-do list for Christmas: the party outfits sorted, the gifts planned and the menu confirmed. How about giving your home that extra oomph and make it smell like Christmas? Fir and spruce trees are the numero uno choices for those who could score themselves a real Christmas tree. But if the hassle of sweeping up the bristles gets to you, you need festive scents with warm, woody notes like juniper and vetiver. Here are 5 scented candles that will get you in the holiday spirit.

Fornasetti Profumi L'ape, S$290, Escentials

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Once you’ve done with the heady scent of incense, thyme, cedarwood and lavender, the holder makes a great receptacle for peonies or any large blooms.

Cire Trudon Melchior, S$160, Malmaison by The Hour Glass

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We love this partly because Melchior was one of three kings of Bethlehem, and largely because the luxurious scent of myrrh and benzoin resin is utterly therapeutic.

Diptyque Liquid Ambar, S$118, Escentials

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Nutmeg + cinnamon + amber + brown sugar = You can’t get more “Christmassy” than this.

Cannabis Santal, S$90, Fresh

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Light this scent with its intoxicating blend of patchouli, chocolate and cannabis before your special someone comes over. (The rest of the magic is up to you.)

Byredo Bibliotheque, S$111, Escentials

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With fruity-floral notes of peach, plum and violet, this will make you want to cosy up on your couch with a good book, a glass of Hibiki and Julie London in the background.

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