Harpers Bazaar 10 Great Candles for Summer

Harpersbazaar.com recently released its list of “10 Candles That Smell Like Summer”.  A number of high end candle brands like Jo Malone & Diptyque were featured in this summer collection.  In addition, a few under the radar candles were also listed. Below are details on select candles that made the list.

Jo Malone CandlesJo Malone White Lilac & Rhubarb Charity Candle

Jo Malone’s website describes this candle as “The delightful scent of an early summer garden”, while fragrantica.com called this candle “a feminine and romantic fragrance”.  It combines a tart rhubarb scent with powdery white lilac and subtle notes of rose.  It retails for $70 and can be purchased at stores such as Saks 5th Avenue, Neiman Marcus & Bloomingdales.

Diptyque Beverly Hills CandleDiptyque-Beverly-Hills-Candle

Diptyque is an upscale fragrance company that has been producing candles, personal care items & perfumes since 1961. They have created a limited edition candle to celebrate the opening of its new store in Los Angles.  This “Beverly Hills” candle combines notes of lemons, mint, orchid and freesia to create a fresh & clean scent.

Nest Fragrances Ocean Mist Candle

Nest-Ocean-Mist-Sea-Salt-CandleDreaming of spending a warm summer day on the shores of a tropical beach?  The Ocean Mist Candle from Nest Fragrances can help take you there.  Combining sea salt, white tea and coconut, this candle is fresh & vibrant. Amazon reviews rate this candle at 4.5 out of 5 stars with many reviews noting it will mask strong odors.  They also claim its has a grapefruit scent, although not advertised.  This 8oz candle should burn for 60 hours and retails for $38 at Saks, Nordstroms & Bloomingdales.

L’Occitane Arlésienne Perfumed CandleAblesienne

L’Occitane began in 1976, producing a line of hand & bath soaps. Since then, they have expanded their product line to include skincare items, perfumes & candles. Their Arlesienne Perfumed Candle is a bold, floral candle combining notes of rose, sweet violet and saffron.

Calypso St. Barth Figue Scented Candle

Calypso St. Barth is a clothing manufacturer with upscale retail boutiques that can be found across the United States. They’ve recently expanded their product line to include candles & fragrances. Their Figure Scented Candle is a Mediterranean inspired candle which combines fig, violet petals, vanilla and musk.  An 8oz jar candle retails for $55 and can be purchased on the companies website.

SkinnySkinny Vetiver & Bitter Orange CandleSkinnySkinny

SkinnySkinny is an New York based skin care company that makes a line of products that are free of toxic, unnatural and unsafe ingredients.  They’ve now launched a 100% eco-friendly line of candles.  Their Vetiver & Bitter Orange Candle consists of earthy wood notes of vetiver with the sweet, tangy orange scents. You can order a 7oz jar candle on their website for $34.

Fluer-at-the-beachFleur At the Beach Candle

As the name suggests, this is a candle which is reminiscent of a day at the beach combining distinct marine sand notes with driftwood and a salty sweet musk.  A 10oz jar candle can be purchased online for $45.

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