On a trip to Kauai (heaven-on-earth) not so long ago, I fell in love. Not just with this lush, tropical Hawaiian island-paradise, and not with my guy (that happened long ago) but with scented candles so divine that with one whiff – I was hooked. I brought these Malie Organics soy candles home, and every time I light one my urban condo is transformed into a little beachside bamboo hut.
Malie’s Mango Nectar is my fave – absolutely luscious • www.malie.com
Summer-scented candles you can purchase here? India Hicks Island Night at Crabtree & Evelyn has the exotic scent of orchid, night-blooming jasmine, and green island palms. Love the violet glass and silver coral vessel • www.crabtree-evelyn.com
Escents’s Tahitian soy candle is fragrant with vanilla and ylang-ylang, some of the world’s best vanilla comes from Tahiti, did you know? Light a few of these on your patio table – summery flickering light with an alluring scent • www.escentsaromatherapy.com
The Body Shop’s Sandalwood & Ginger is another favorite, slightly spicy and certainly sexy • www.thebodyshop.ca
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