Diptyque Candles: Figuier, Noisetier, Tubereuse, Ambre & Baies

From left to right:
 Figuier- 10.2oz
Noisetier- 6.5 oz
Tubereuse- 2.4oz
Ambre- 1.2oz
    


 6.5oz candle inside a photosphere

Diptyque Candle Snuffer and Wick Trimmer
2.4oz Candles

View from the top of the photosphere
                                                                                          
  
I think one of the first things you notice about the Diptyque Candles is the distinctive scrambled lettering. Co-creator Desmond Knox-Leet designed the signature labels using his background as a message decoder during World War II as an inspiration. I thought that was pretty cool too!

The Diptyque candles are offered in a large (10.0z/$90), standard size (6.5oz/$60), mini (2.4oz/$32) and during the holidays they usually have promotions that include the cutest itsy bitty candle (1.2oz) that is not sold separately. You can also get a candle snuffer, wick trimer and photospheres as accessories for their candles.

My favorite Diptyque candles so far are Ambre(spicy/woody), Baies(roses/blackcurrant), Noisetier(hazelnut) and Tubereuse(just like the flower).  I love coming home after work and unwinding with some candles and a cup of tea. I look forward to that ritual even more now during the hectic holiday season as the traffic seems to have increased exponentially around my way. I have two words for anybody that might be still holiday shopping. The Internet. Get into it. You will thank me.

How do you unwind at this time of year?

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6 comments:

  1. I have a Roses diptyque candle that i never light... it just sits on my desk looking pretty. My husband is sensitive to smells so..... boo.

    I like to unwind with wine. lots of wine. Trying to substitute exercise, but that involves clothing.

    Happy Holidays my dear, Im so jealous of your lovely candle collection.

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    1. LOL at the wine. I don't drink but I hear wine is a very popular way to unwind :) I'm so sorry that your husband can't take the smell of your candle. Have you tried Baies? It's on the lighter side so that might work for him.

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  2. Pretty Candles - I've had a sniff around a Diptyque stand but nothing really jumped out to me - perhaps they smell stronger when their burning?

    I love candles so much too and although I usually buy very basic but strong smelling £1 shop candles I have been inspired (by you) to step up my game ;) ! I tried one from Bahoma which didn't really smell of anything when burning and V&A's Heliotrope candle which smelt like heaven.

    To relax - I usually listen to music and or eat ... currently I'm munching on sea salt caramel fudge. It hasn't been so busy in the shops I've been to; everything seems to be happening online lol. Merry Christmas!! :)

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    1. I wonder what you sniffed because most of them are very strong. Ha! I have some salted caramel concoction in my fridge right now. I think I'll go and dig it out.

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  3. All the scents sound so amazing, so......French!
    The internet, indeed. You cannot go wrong with that.
    Happy holidays, my friend!

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