A new perfume usually makes it to the top of most girls’ Christmas wish lists. But how about surprising a friend with a unique twist on their favourite fragrance this festive season? Candles are as necessary for an atmospheric Christmas as a tinsel-covered tree. So why not spoil your best friend or sister with a candle that smells just like their signature scent.

L’Occitane Gourmand Cherry Blossom

L’Occitane are long known for their gorgeous beauty products and heavenly fragrances. Now they have rolled out a scented candle collection, just in time for the festive season. There are three different varieties to pick from, and each would make a fabulous gift for someone special. Relaxing Lavender is great for a quiet evening in and is the perfect accompaniment to a luxurious bubble bath. Gourmand Cherry Blossom is sweet and comforting and a great option for making your home smell lovely every day. Romantic Pivoine Flora wouldn’t be out of place during a dinner date at home, creating just the right atmosphere for an evening in with a loved one.

Each candle burns for up to 45 hours, giving you plenty of use out of what will become a beauty staple for your home.

jo malone Sweet Almond & Macaroon Deluxe candle

Jo Malone isn’t just the perfect place to go to when you need to stock up on your beauty buys. Along with gorgeous fragrances and perfumed bath and body products, the luxury company also offers scented candles to add a touch of beauty to your home. Jo Malone’s large range means there is a scent to suit every taste, including limited editions for the festive season. Try the Sweet Almond & Macaroon Deluxe candle to add a bit of gorgeous-smelling glamour to your Christmas. © Cover Media