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9 Designer Candles to Calm Your Nerves

Three reasons to ignite these designer candles: they smell fab, give your home a cozy ambience and look chic in a #shelfie.

May 23, 2016 | By LUXUO

Like a warm embrace that calms the nerves, a scent can be the much needed cure at the end of a long day. Forget that tempting glass of wine or whisky — you know you can’t stop at just one —, and heed our advice. It’s time to get one of these fresh bad-boys, light up and chill out.tobecalm3-4760-Edit

Like the rest of the brand’s candles, the best-selling To Be Calm Travellers Journey White Tea & Ginger uses high quality natural soy wax and cotton wick.byredo-new-candle-bibliotheque-press

Inspired by the idea of a traditional library, Byredo Bibliothèque Candle has notes of peach, plum, peony, violet, patchouli, vanilla and, yes, leather. At Escentials.

NARS-Oran-CandleNars Oran blends tuberose, white gardenia blossoms, violette, jasmine, heliotrope, styrax, resin and leafy greens into one interesting scent.

NARS-Jaipur-CandleCan a candle smell as yummy as the Nars Jaipur? Only if it, too, has citrus, pomegranate and floral notes on a base of amber and vanilla.

Diptyque-Baies-CandleDiptyque Baies Candle is the wax counterpart of the brand’s L’Ombre dans l’Eau EDT so expect a similar whiff of roses and blackcurrant leaves. At Escentials.

MFK-Bougie-Parfumeume-APOM-HD-copyThis is the one for fans of orange blossom. We’re talking about the Maison Francis Kurkdjian APOM Candle. At Escentials.

Sapola-Beeswax-Candle-FeaturedWhen you need a refreshing pick-me-up, light the Mt. Sapola Ginger-Lemongrass Beeswax Candle.

Cire-Trudon-Classic-Candle-ErnestoNot your standard scent, Cire Trudon Ernesto Candle has a base note of tobacco. At Escentials.

FRESH-BLUE-CANDLEIf you want your home to smell like your fave EDP, there’s the Fresh Life Candle.

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Text by Pearlyn Tham

This story was first published in L’Officiel Singapore.

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