7 must-have candles you need this summer
Spice up your home with these scents
By Iantha Yu
Beauty Crew Beauty Editor / November 15 2016
Lighting a candle in your home is the easiest way to set the mood and enhance the atmosphere of your space. Follow this guide to picking the perfect candle this season, according to your favourite summer pastime.
If you love: to reminisce about your European holiday
Obsessed with Tom Ford fragrances? Us too. Now you can dress up your home with their new candle range, which are inspired by six of their top-selling scents. Our pick is Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Candle, which covers off crisp citrus and floral notes, and smells just like a Mediterranean vacay.
If you love: snacking on gelato
Peppermint Grove Australia Candle in Coconut & Lychee is a fruity delight that combines coconut, passionfruit, lime and lychee. This festive season, customise your candle with their special engraving service at selected Myer stores.
If you love: hosting drinks with the girls at your place
Lift the atmosphere of your home with a full-bodied fruity fragrance like Ecoya Candle in Sweet Fruits, which features notes of sugared pink grapefruit, guava, passionfruit and coconut.
If you love: candles, and we mean…. OBSESSED
Diptyque’s Large Outdoor Candles are back this Christmas, and our favourite is Tubéreuse, a floral scent that’s pretty and grounding at the same time. It’s one that guys will love too - if that justifies the price tag.
If you love: sipping cocktails by the pool
Lumira’s newest collaboration with Distillery Botanica, Lumira Tonic Of Gin Candle is a gin-inspired candle that features notes of juniper berries, citrus, white flowers, orange blossom and wood, and smells fresh with a floral twist.
Iantha is BEAUTYcrew's Beauty Editor, and has been part of the team since the site launched in 2016. Besides pinot noir, she has a healthy obsession with fake tan smell, wispy false lashes and CND Shellac in the shade Romantique. Her words and styling can also be found in Virgin Australia Voyeur, Women's Health, and previously in SHOP Til You Drop and Cosmopolitan.