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8 scented candles to get lit with this evening

Whatever the vibe: there’s a scented candle for that.

Whether you’re celebrating a big promotion (even in this economy) or just cosying up at home for a Netflix & Chill affair, we’ve put together a perfect list of scented candles to enhance the mood.

After all, there’s a beautiful connection between scent and memory, and aromatic candles have a magical way of immediately transforming any space.

Good day? Bad day? Just another day? Scroll ahead for just the right candle for it.

[Hero and Featured Image Credit: L’Objet via Facebook]

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Bangkok on 19 October 2020.

Is there a scent more sexy than Arabian Oud? Warm and heady, this Lumira Arabian Oud Scented Candle is balanced with its namesake accord using dark rose, sandalwood, amber, smoke, and musk. Bergamot and orange are the top notes, ensuring a lingering, mysterious aura about your bedroom — err, we mean, living room.

Approx. THB 2976

Have something to celebrate? In this economy? You need to go all out, and this monkey very clearly sends his kudos. Known for their many artsy designs, this Fornasetti Scimmie Thyme, Lavender, and Cedarwood Scented Candle comes with a scent created by Olivier Polge, the master perfumer at Chanel. Nothing less than perfection for the star of the minute.

Approx. THB 7937

Moving from London to Spain, this candle is inspired by the Mediterranean home of husband and wife did Jonathan and Cassandra Hall. Influenced by the fig groves, the scent is enriched with notes of fresh fruit, orange flower, sweet jasmine, and musk. Close your eyes, and drift away.

Approx. THB 1583

Some people like to put on music before heading out. Others like to have a pregame cocktail while getting dressed. And some are the type that put all these elements together, light a candle, and really prep themselves for a fun evening on the town. If you fall into this category, the Panier Des Sense Precious Jasmine Absolute Scented Candle will not fail you. A classic scent that always puts us in a good mood — just don’t forget to blow it out before you head out.

THB 850

This one’s cute as a gift — even if that gift is just to yourself. The Wax Valley Candle Co Chok-Dee Lucky Blend Travel Tin combines an orange note (an auspicious fruit) with a signature scent of rosemary (a symbol of memory). It’s the brand’s Blend No.9, which is also a lucky number, and is named after the Thai word for “good luck.” All the right vibes you could want in a candle.

Approx. THB 300

Bring the spa to your home with this Panpuri Soothe Botany Ambiance Candle. It features a bright blend of Australian eucalyptus and Thai mint oils, designed to celebrate the essence of spring. A great way to bring some lightness to a heavy day, it promises to “transform any space into a soothing haven.”

THB 2150

Inspired by a cliff overlooking the Andaman Sea, this Vuudh Phuket Candle combines lemongrass and lavender notes to bring the feeling of a long weekend trip to your nose. Beach villa, anyone?

THB 870

Not sure what you were thinking, but this L’Objet Oh Mon Dieu No. 69 Scented Candle was designed to transport you to a 1969 Paris — the year of the city’s “artistic and sexual revolution.” Featuring warm notes of cognac and sweet caramel, it is followed by a floral heart and rounded out with a musky leather base. Exquisite.

Approx. THB 4365
8 scented candles to get lit with this evening

Lisa Gries

Creative Content Director, Bangkok

Lisa is the Creative Content Director at Lifestyle Asia Thailand. When she’s not knees-deep in SEO analysis or editorial calendars, you’ll likely find her in downward-facing dog at the yoga studio, or immersed in conversation at a secret bar in China town. Lisa writes mostly on dining, travel, and pop-culture, and is a huge fan of soup dumplings, Riesling, and power napping — in exactly that order.

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