My Favorite Candles.

Candles - The Stripe

This post has been one of my most requested: my favorite candles!!! I can’t believe I haven’t done one yet… I’m such a candle addict and usually have at least one or two burning at a time. While it’s sort of holiday-y (I did include the Nest Holiday Candle and Thymes Frasier Fir which are my two FAVORITE holiday candles!) the rest of these are day to day favorites.

The candle I burn most, year-round, on a daily basis is probably Maison Louis Marie No.04 Bois de Balincourt Candle which smells almost identical to Le Labo Santal 26 which is one of my all time favorites. My other favorite is Nest Hearth. It’s smoky and delicious and makes it feel like you’re burning a fire. I used to always buy Diptyque Feu de Bois… Hearth smells exactly the same (maybe even better?) and is literally 3x the size for the same price.

Left to Right from Top: Nest Holiday Candle // Maison Louis Marie No.04 Bois de Balincourt Candle // Commodity Book Candle (smells like an old library in the BEST way) // Nest Sicilian Tangerine (the perfect refreshing burst of fruit) // Cire Trudon Positano // Byredo Tree House // Frasier Fir Candle // Byredo Ambre Japonaise (my go-to birthday gift for my close girlfriends) // Frasier Fir Candle // Nest Hearth // Le Labo Santal 26

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  1. Nest Hearth sounds like a great candle! Will have to try out these candles in real life! 🙂

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  2. Regina says 12.18.18

    Nest Holiday has been my go-to holiday scent for years. I use the diffuser and the candle so I get that aroma throughout the house. It’s the best!

  3. Sarah Lane says 12.18.18

    You should also try the Hudson Grace “holiday” candle…it’s a bit pricey but SO worth it #lifechanging 😉

    • grace at the stripe says 12.18.18

      Thank you so much for the suggestion! I have never tried Hudson Grace’s candles!!

  4. MarciaMarciaMarcia says 12.19.18

    Love this post! Nest holiday candle and anything fir tree related have been my go-to candles as well. This year I discovered Illume’s Winter White candle, and I am OBSESSED. In the summer (and I live in Austin, TX so that’s about April-October, lol), I tend toward clean scents that are more green and citrus.

    • grace at the stripe says 12.19.18

      oooooh thank you so much for the recommendations!!! If you love citrus def check out Nest’s grapefruit and tangerine!