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7 Scented Candles to Help You Relax When You’re Stressed

Come and rest your bones.
7 Scented Candles to Help You Relax When You’re Stressed Come and rest your bones.

Nothing feels more relaxing than filling your home with a comforting scent as you rest your weary bones after a day’s toil. Candles, after all, bridge the gap between what sits on top of your vanity dresser and your kitchen counter top. And with the right blend of notes, it transforms the aura of your space as the dancing of the warm flame fills the air with a soothing aroma.

Here, we round up nine home fragrances that are sure to put your mind at ease after a busy day of work.

Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin Home Candle, P3570, Greenbelt 5

If you’re fond of wearing the British perfumer’s signature fragrance, then why not add a touch of it to your home as well? Peppery basil, white thyme, and burst of lime lifts the spirits with the calming air of the Caribbean sea.


Voluspa Moso Bamboo Large Embossed Glass Jar Candle, P1900, Cura V

The quickest way to fill your entire house with an amazing scent that lasts for hours is by lighting a Voluspa candle. This one is made of moso bamboo, black musc, and Japanese cypress that fills the air with an enthralling, sensual fragrance.


Barr-Co. Soap Shop Honeysuckle Apothecary Jar Candle, P1649, Cura V

Light this candle and surround yourself with the sweet scent of honeysuckle nectar and freshly snipped greens before indulging in a warm foamy bath.

Tom Dixon Materialism oil candle, P9755, Net-A-Porter

Add warmth to your living space with the refreshing aroma of woody essential oils with notes of cypress, smoky guaiac wood, cedar, leathery pine, and styrax.


L’Occitane Verbena Secret candle, P1450, Rockwell

The zesty fragrance of this candle is reminiscent of a Mediterranean summer day with the refreshing scent of fresh harvest.


Diptyque Scented Candle Eucalyptus, P3250, Rustan’s

Awaken your senses with this intense woody fragrance with hints of eucalyptus that invokes the atmosphere of the Mediterranean sea.


Baylis & Harding Rhubarb & Vanilla Cream 3 Wick Candle, P995, Rustan’s

Sink your teeth in this deliciously warm scent of rich rhubarb and sweet vanilla that calms the senses after a tiring day.

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