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Scent Profiles Of Soy Wax Candles

rosemary and cedarwood soy wax candle from Wax Crescent hand poured with non toxic ingredients outside of Denver in Longmont, Colorado.

Welcome to the exciting world of candle scent profiles!  If you’re a candle lover like me, you’ve likely experienced the calming and soothing effects of a soy wax candle burning in your home. 

But did you know that each scent category has its own unique profile? In this blog post, we’ll break down the different scent profiles of soy wax candles and the components that create them. Whether you’re a candle enthusiast or just someone looking to learn more about scent profiles, this post is for you!

Floral Scent Profiles

Florals candles can vary from jasmine, lavender, and rose to more exotic blooms like gardenia and hibiscus. The range of floral scents can be overwhelming, but understanding the nuances can help you select the perfect one. Floral candles are often light and airy, perfect for adding a calming atmosphere to any space. Floral scents are also a great choice for gifting or treating yourself to a luxurious escape. With so many different types to choose from, you can find the right floral fragrance to suit your needs that will not overpower your senses.

Floral candles:
white tea & ginger, gardenia & grasssea salt & citrus, cactus blossom & rose petalslavender & rosemary 


Fruity & Citrus Scent Profiles

When it comes to fruity fragrances, there are plenty of options to explore. Many people are drawn to these natural, fresh scents that bring to mind a variety of fruits, including citrus, berry, and tropical varieties. Fruity scents often include top notes of lemon, lime, grapefruit, and orange, middle notes of peach, mango, and raspberry, and base notes of apple and pineapple. Popular fragrance and essential oils such as orange blossom, jasmine, gardenia, and honeysuckle are often added to these mixtures for a sweet and summery aroma. Candles made with fruity scents can be used in any room of the house, providing a bright, cheerful and uplifting atmosphere.

Citrus candles: garden mint & grapefruit, bamboo & bergamot, matcha & lemongrass

Earthy Scent Profiles

Woody scents are a classic scent family that can often evoke feelings of warmth, nostalgia and comfort. Woody fragrances are created by blending together a variety of fragrance and essential oils derived from wood and bark. These include cedarwood, sandalwood, fir, balsam, and pine just to name a few. Woody scents can range from rich, deep and smoky, to light, dry and sharp. Whether you're looking for something subtle to lighten up a room or a bold scent to add a touch of sophistication, woody fragrances are the perfect choice. Some of our favorite woody scents include cedarwood and eucalyptus, sandalwood and lavender, pine and juniper berry, fir needle, patchouli and of course my personal favorite tobacco.

tobacco & teakwood, rosemary & cedarwood, vetiver & fig, the aromatherapy bundle

Gourmand Scent Profiles

Gourmand scents are sweet and delicious, often described as comforting and warm. These fragrances are typically used to evoke childhood memories and bring a feeling of nostalgia and indulgence. Popular gourmand scents include caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. Gourmand candles are perfect for setting a cozy atmosphere in your home, and adding a touch of sweetness to any room. Common gourmand fragrances include vanilla absolute, almond extract, and dulce de leche. If you're someone who loves the smell of baked goods, the gourmand scents are no doubt for you!




There are many different scent categories that candles can fall into. I encourage you to explore different profiles--maybe even in different rooms of your home--to find the scent profile that is right for you.