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Does anyone know of a candle that actually makes the room smell nice?

(22 Posts)
Unicorn1981 Tue 24-May-16 22:41:04

Barring glade and a couple of Yankee candles (not all of them) I've not found a candle that I can actually smell the scent while is burning.

cosytoaster Tue 24-May-16 22:44:14

St Eval Bay and Rosemary (haven't tried the other scents) do and also True Grace

BigApple11 Tue 24-May-16 23:11:16

Neom candles are amazing...pricey but totally worth it. You can get them in John Lewis

BigApple11 Tue 24-May-16 23:11:37

Neom candles are amazing...pricey but totally worth it. You can get them in John Lewis

Unicorn1981 Wed 25-May-16 08:08:31

Thanks. I'll have to try them although the Neom ones might be a once in a while treat as the are quite pricey! Do they last quite a while, Bigapple?

Sparkletastic Wed 25-May-16 08:10:03

White Company ones are great.

LBOCS2 Wed 25-May-16 08:21:33

Neom, White Company, Jo Malone, Lalique and Penhaligan's. All lovely candles.

Neom ones are occasionally found in TK Maxx too.

LunaLoveg00d Wed 25-May-16 08:23:00

I like the Lily-Flame ones. John Lewis and Waitrose do them.

wobblywonderwoman Wed 25-May-16 08:23:58

Marks and Spencer have small lavender candles for €5 in their grocery section. they are my favourite now. Really clean and the candle itself is lovely.

AgentCooper Wed 25-May-16 08:25:01

Diptyque. They aren't cheap but they are the business. Jasmin or Tubereuse if you like florals, Feu de Bois if you like woody/smoky. And lots more. John Lewis and Space NK sell them.

BigApple11 Wed 25-May-16 17:07:38

Yes OP they last for ages. I bought a 3-wick about a year ago and don't use it all the time, it's nearly dead now but I can't afford a new one (sob)

TipBoov Wed 25-May-16 17:13:01

Lily flame ones have a strong scent and are quite cheap. I usually buy them from John Lewis.

DameDancealot Wed 25-May-16 17:53:40

Nice ones here made by me www.cantocandle.com

WhoTheFuckIsSimon Wed 25-May-16 17:59:55

Woodwick ones are good.

Paddingtonthebear Wed 25-May-16 18:02:58

I've bought this one lots of times, I like it. About £3 in Homebase. They have others in the range.

MegTheCat Wed 25-May-16 18:06:32

Neal's Yard do some nice ones. I have the calming one in rose and geranium which is lovely. Has lasted well too.

bookbuddy Wed 25-May-16 18:06:48

Partylite and woodwick are both reasonable in line with Yankee's prices. smile

Unicorn1981 Sat 28-May-16 10:46:19

Thanks everyone.

littlemissneela Tue 20-Sep-16 15:55:12

St Eval seasalt is amazing, and scents an entire room. I love it smile

MollyRedskirts Tue 20-Sep-16 16:02:01

You need wax tarts from Candlewick Greens. She runs the business by herself and restocks the website every two weeks on a Friday evening, so there can be a bit if a wait to get your order, but it's seriously worth it. I get comments from everyone who comes to my house about how nice it smells and once I had the living room window open while I had some wax on, and I heard a passerby wonder what the nice smell was.

Not at all affiliated with the company, I just like nice strong scents.

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dylsmimi Fri 03-Feb-17 20:08:02

molly some of those scents sound lovely - do you have any particular favourites - it's hard to narrow down!

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