Christmas with Yankee Candle 2017!
It’s no secret, I am a HUGE fan of Yankee candle and they’re probably the brand I have featured the most on my blog. Over the last few years I’ve gone from someone who likes candles to a huge candle enthusiast who always has to have at least one candle on the go. Yankee Candle being my main go to brand against any others. I love the jars, how long they last and how powerful the scents are. As most people who are fans of Yankee Candle will know, Yankee release a new collection of 4 candles, up to four times a year. I always look forward to the autumn ones as well as their Christmas collection, the smells just make your house feel that little bit more Christmassy. Today I am going to share with you the Christmas collection for 2017 as well delving into one of their advent calendars which I can’t wait to use in December. Hopefully you enjoy this post and let me know in the comments which candle you want to try the most from this years collection.
Christmas Magic is the candle you expect at Christmas, the fragrance everyone seems to enjoy and I don’t really know anyone who doesn’t like this scent. After taking a further look into this scent on the Yankee Candle website, I found out the ‘classic’ Christmas smell is made up of balsam and pine. When I originally opened this I got a hint of ginger mixed with forest like smells. (I know what I mean haha) Yankee Candle reveal the actual scents of this candle are:
Top: Mandarin, Bergamot, Eucalyptus
Mid: Fir Balsam, Pine Needle Sap, Incense, Spruce.
Base: Cedarwood, Birch.
Which I guess would explain the forest smell I received yet I am unsure where the ginger came from. I enjoyed this scent and I think it really gives those Christmas vibes however i’d probably light this all year round, oops.
Spiced White Cocoa:
This candle gave me all of the coffee shop vibes, around Christmas with all of the festive drinks on offer walking in you are greeted with a sweet sugary smell as opposed to the normal fresh bean during the rest of the year. The smell is inviting and is my favourite out of the collection. When I smell this I think about a lovely white hot chocolate covered in whipped cream and marshmallows. The candle isn’t too overpowering, however it still is enough to provide your house with that extra sweet smell. After taking a look at the Yankee Candle website and the scents of this candle, I can see why I came to the conclusion of hot chocolate, spiced white cocoa includes:
Top: White Cocoa
Mid: Salted Caramel, Sweet Cream, Nutmeg.
I am a huge fan of any sweet candles so this one is right up my street.
Crackling Wood Fire:
I was invested in this candle from the word go, the name cracking wood fire just appealed to me so much. The idea of a warm fire and even toasting marshmallows on it, brought me back to doing this in the past. I’ve gotta admit the candle smells a lot nicer than fire wood (but I am glad of that). The scent reminds me of the scent you get once you’ve made smores over the hot fire, the beautiful smell of the marshmallows mixed with that crisp burned wood smell. Out of all of the collection I enjoy the picture the most on this one as it takes you right to where you want to be. Yankee Candle advise this candle is made up of the following scents:
Top: Nutmeg, Myrrh, Cinnamon.
Mid: Vanilla, Amber.
Base: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Smoky, Incense.
I’d recommend this scent as being the one which would be the best for a gift, due to it being a scent I feel a lot of people could enjoy.
The perfect tree:
This candle smells exactly like a fresh Christmas tree and it’s amazing, that fresh pinewood scent which you are hit with when visiting a forest or any winter wonderland places. I can’t believe how well Yankee Candle have been able to recreated smell, smells just like a bottle Christmas tree. This candle gives you ultimate Christmas tree feels and great for a more fresh smelling scent. This candle is made up of the following:
Top: Evergreen Garland, Bergamot
Mid: Pine Needles, White Birch, Glowing Amber
Base: Fresh Cut Pine, Incense, Cedar.
I think this mix of scents would explain why this has such a lovely Christmas tree scent about it.
Yankee Candle advent calendar:
Over the years we have become more about the luxury advent calendar and less about the chocolate ones. As much as I love chocolate I’d much rather open a candle each day, am I right? 24 surprises hide behind this calendar, one for each day. I believe it is a lovely little tea light of one of Yankee Candles signature scents behind each door and then 24 includes a special votive. I love the idea behind this as it gives you the chance to try out scents you might not usually do. The look of this is so pretty and has something to hang it to the wall which doubles up as a decoration. This is currently £24.99 and available from Yankee Candle.
All of the large candles featured in this post are £23.99 each, however you can get these in a variety of sizes.
Do you have any of the Christmas collection?
**Contains PR samples.