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Favorite candle brand and scent

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Gus, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. Gus

    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    robin Stylish Dinosaur

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    Cire Trudon. Favorites: Manon, Ernesto, and Spritus Sancti (during winter).
     


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    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Another Dyptique candle that I like is the one by John Galliano. It has a smoke, leather, wood, smell like an old library. (my wife doesn't care for it however).
     


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    Dang, checkout the price on these things. That's some big-timer candles.

    I was thinking of those you get at the supermarkets, from Glade [​IMG]
     


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    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Dang, checkout the price on these things. That's some big-timer candles.

    I was thinking of those you get at the supermarkets, from Glade [​IMG]


    Yes, if you want your place to smell like grandma's [​IMG]
     


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    it's Glade´

    (MALIN+GOETZ) (dark rum) for relatively cheapo candles.

    Diptyque (Baies) (OYEDO) (Foin Coupe)

    Lafco
    http://www.lafcony.com/hh/
     


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    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    My favorite candles that aren't scented are Santa Rosa. They are available through Rosa Ann Hall in the US. They are hand made "cathedral" candles. They are dipped hundreds of times to build up the layers and the wax has a beautiful amber color. These pillars are about 4 1/5" but they vary due to the nature of being hand made. They come from a little village outside of San Miguel, Mexico. They seem to give off a more golden colored light than a typical pillar candle. I think they are one of the more unique looking candles I've been able to find anywhere. [​IMG]
     


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    Montale Oud Queen Rose.
     


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    Diptyque Chene and Few de Bois. Covers up the smell of smoke.
     


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    My wife is a huge fan of these Fresh candles. I like the "Sugar" scent.
     


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    For unscented candles, I like Root pillar candles from Ohio. I think they're made by the Amish. They sell only wholesale, so you have to get them through a restaurant.

    For scented, you really can not beat Diptyque candles. I love the saffron, but they've discontinued this scent.
     


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    These candles are really beautiful. Too bad they have their brand stamped on the side.
     


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    Cire Trudon. Favorites: Manon, Ernesto, and Spritus Sancti (during winter).

    Cire trudon is killing it, I must say I didn't know they were sold in the States. I also like some dyptique and another brand which name I forget that smells like colonialism.
     


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    Montale Oud Queen Rose.

    Shit, now I know what I forgot to get you last time. Let me know if you still want some...
     


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    The Annick Goutal Noel candle is great for, of course, this time of the year.
     


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