Understanding the olfactory notes of scented candles: a guide to creating the perfect atmosphere at home!

Scented candles are a great way to create a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere in a room. The olfactory notes of scented candles are important in determining the mood and mood they create. Here is an overview of the olfactory notes commonly used in scented candles.

Top notes: Top notes are the first smells you notice when you light a candle. They are often fresh and light and have a relatively short shelf life. Top notes commonly used in scented candles are lemon , bergamot , grapefruit, peppermint , and lavender.

Middle Notes: Middle notes are the scents that appear after the top notes have dissipated. They are often more intense and longer lasting than the top notes and form the base of the perfume. Common heart notes used in scented candles are vanilla , jasmine , sandalwood , cinnamon , rose , and frankincense.

Base Notes: Base notes are the last scents that slowly dissipate when the candle is burned. They are often rich and deep and can be considered the "signature" of the perfume. Base notes commonly used in scented candles are patchouli, musk, cedar, leather , and amber .

It is important to note that the olfactory notes may vary depending on the brand of candle and the composition of the wax used. Some candles may also contain blends of olfactory notes to create unique and personalized scents. It is therefore important to choose a candle that suits your personal preferences and the atmosphere you want to create in your home.

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