Love is in the air at home with your Valentine.
Perhaps you and your Valentine aren’t keen on painting the town red this year, or you’ve decided to go straight home after an amazing romantic dinner for a relaxing nightcap. After all, spending quality time during the most romantic time of the year with your loved one is what truly counts, right? So break out the plush pillows and fluffy blankets, dim the lights, and put on your shared favourite film.
To really amp up the romance factor, you can even light some scented candles to not only enhance and complement the occasion, but also implant sweet and lasting memories through your olfactory senses. We’ve picked out 6 beautifully scented candles with different personalities to perfume your space, you simply need to pick the one that suits you and your beloved!
Diptyque Paris En Fleur
Bring some Parisian flair to your home with diptyque’s tribute to its birthplace, the City of Love. The Paris En Fleur candle brings fresh romance to your space with a delightful rose chypre scent, before opening up to notes of patchouli and a flurry of soft petals. W kensapothecary.com.my
Fornasetti Cocktail Scented Candle
Indulge in a scent that’s more modern with this quirky candle by Fornasetti. The candle is adorned with funky cocktail-mixing graphics inspired by founder Piero Fornasetti’s appreciation of art and his drawings from the 1950s. This scent opens with the label’s smoky Otto aroma that’s shaken up with savoury-sweet notes of thyme, lavender and cedarwood. W harrods.com
Cire Trudon Abd El Kader Candle
For those who like it hot, reignate the flames of passion with the heady perfumes of Cire Trudon’s Abd El Kader Candle. It evokes a wind of freedom from the Mascara coast and down the mountains with a fresh breeze of spearmint. It’s followed by a trio of warm ginger, tea, and tobacco from reminiscent of the Ouled Nail Tribe, before reaching its soft vanilla base. W kensapothecary.com.my
Annick Goutal Ambre et Volupté
Emulate moments in Casablanca and desert romance with this warm and sensual candle from Annick Goutal. Ambre et Volupté blends warm scents of resin, cedar, patchouli and sandalwood to treat your olfactory senses to a voluptuous cosiness. W kensapothecary.com.my
Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir
This refreshingly juicy candle is sure to be as luscious as your significant other. This candle encapsulates the ruby-rich brightness of pomegranate, raspberry and plum. The initial sweetness takes an exciting turn by spiking it with hints of pink pepper, and finished off with lashings of Casablanca lily and spicy woods. W sephora.my
Malin + Goetz Otto Votive
If you don’t have a garden to lounge in with your beloved, then recreate it with Malin + Goetz’s Otto Votive. It emulates a diverse* garden in bloom, with top notes of sparkling grapefruit and cardamom that play with the floral middle notes of rose and geranium. The base gives off oakmoss and vetiver to amplify the candle’s lush scent. W kensapothecary.com.my
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