6. Aromatherapy Associates Joyful Aromatherapy Candles
Candles are a must-have for romantic dinners or even little get-togethers. Using aromas of grapefruit, jasmine and geranium, this set of candles is sure to promote calmness and serenity for you and your guests.
In a pack of three, the candles consist of herbs and essential oils from the West Indian Bay. It has a 40-hour burn time – so make sure to plan ahead if you’re hosting several parties. Aromatherapy Associates Joyful Aromatherapy Candles are available at Sephora at SGD130.
7. Yankee Candle Large Jar Candles in Christmas Eve
If you’re more into heavy-scented but sweet smells and love eating Gingerbread, Yankee Candle’s large jar candles in Christmas Eve is definitely for you. Unlike most scented candles, this candle is packed into a huge jar and is guaranteed to last at least 110-150 hours. The candle is made up of red berry, cinnamon and almond to make your home smell just like a gingerbread house! This scented candle also comes in smaller sizes. However, the large jar candles retail at SGD41.90 and can be bought from their website or retail outlets.
8. Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle
This limited edition candle from Jo Malone carries a light and fruity fragrance featuring mandarin orange bitters. With a 120-hour burn time, the fragrance makes your home smell just like an Alpine forest during winter – without needing to travel!
You’ll be pleased that it may be able to last till Chinese New Year, which is still appropriate since it has a mandarin orange scent. Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle retails at SGD382 and is available at all their boutiques.
9. The Body Shop Frosted Berries Candle
If you are a fan of berries, this is the candle for you! The Body Shop Frosted Berries Candle is made up of cranberry extract to give your home a really sweet and vibrant smell. Best of all, the candle is paraffin-free, so you needn’t worry about bacteria build-up in the candle or having that rancid kerosene smell fill your home. The Body Shop Frosted Berries Candle retails at SGD32 at all their outlets.
Make it last longer: To prevent your candles from finishing too quickly,put out the flame after four hours instead of letting it burn throughout the day. The fragrance would have probably already filled your whole home within that time.
10. Essentiq Room Spray in Lemon and Peach
Room sprays are an easy solution to spruce up your home for your Christmas party. Filled with aromatic and relaxing fragrances and essential oils like Lavender, Bergamot and Rosemary, this one from Essentiq will add the finishing touch to your Christmas decor. The relaxing and calming room spray retails at Sephora at SGD36.
Make it last longer: To make your fragrance last longer, consider pouring some of it onto a candle-style diffuser.