One of the best ways to set the mood for your bath is with some candlelight. However, in order to set the right mood, you may want to know a little more about your choices. Candles come in such a large variety of scents and sizes, it can be a little overwhelming. Here is a list of the most popular candle scents and why you should consider them for your next bath.
Lavender is one of the most versatile floral scents. It's scent is light and fresh without being overwhelming. In fact, lavender has proven to be very calming and beneficial to those with anxiety or depression. It can even work well when paired with other scents like vanilla, lemon, or other floral scents.
Lemon is typically paired with other scents rather than on its own. The best quality of a lemon scented candle is its ability to easily cut through smells and odors that are hard to get rid of. Even if lemon isn't your favorite scent, it is a great candle to have handy when you need to freshen a room quickly. This is also why lemon is a popular scent among cleaning products.
A lot like lemon candles, apple scented candles are very versatile. This scent is strong enough to fill the room easily without being overwhelming to others. Though it isn't too hard to find apple on it's own, this scent is often paired with cinnamon. This combination makes for a very delicious smell that will bring you back to memories of baking with grandmother.
Roses are the symbol of love and affection which makes this candle scent the perfect addition to a romantic night. Rose scented can vary a bit in scent depending on the type of rose used, though most are pretty mild. For example, English Rose tends to have a lighter scent than Country Rose. Though this scent goes great with other floral scents, it is rarely paired with them.
The most common candle scent is probably vanilla and for good reason! Vanilla is a very versatile scent that can be paired with just about anything. Not to mention that this scent tends to take us back to loving memories of grandmother's kitchen and yummy treats.