The holidays smell a little different for everyone. Some people could catch a whiff of ginger and start craving gingerbread in August. Others might favor pine-scented fresheners, in loving memory of Christmas trips to Baguio. Whatever your vision of jingle bell cheer might be, we’re sure there’s a scent attached to it.
To some, October might be too soon to get into the festive swing. But in case you’d love a running start, here are 13 mood-making scents that are perfect for the holidays. Wear ‘em, spritz ‘em, or diffuse ‘em — it’s instant Christmas with these scented surprises!
13 MOOD-MAKING SCENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
1. Be Organic Bath & Body Peppermint Spray, P300
THE SCENT: Peppermint
MAKES US THINK OF: Candy canes, peppermint mochas
2. The Soap Farm Chocolate Chip Cookie Bath Soap Trio, P120
THE SCENT: Cookies
MAKES US THINK OF: Freshly baked sugar cookies
3. Made by David Organics Organic Orange & Ginger Hand Sanitizer (50mL), P100
THE SCENT: Orange
MAKES US THINK OF: Stockings stuffed with clementines
4. Yankee Candle 2-Wick Tumbler in Vanilla Cupcake, P1,654
THE SCENT: Vanilla
MAKES US THINK OF: Cupcake gifts from special friends
5. Beauty Bakery Skin Delicious Hair & Body Spray in Chocolate Hazelnut, P252
THE SCENT: Chocolate & Hazelnut
MAKES US THINK OF: Hot chocolate and Nutella-dipped cake balls
6. V&M Naturals Ultra Nourishing Tonic All-Over Body Oil in Buddha Wood, P935
THE SCENT: Cedar
MAKES US THINK OF: Woodsy afternoons and tall trees
7. Olivos Elegance: Turkish Clove (2 Bars), P279
THE SCENT: Clove
MAKES US THINK OF: Pork roasts, Chai tea, and fruitcakes
8. Beryl Essentials Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil (5ml), P220
THE SCENT: Cinnamon
MAKES US THINK OF: Cinnamon rolls, cookies, and hot cider
9. Pure Bliss Nutmeg & Ginger Eau de Parfum (30ml), P173
THE SCENT: Nutmeg & Ginger
MAKES US THINK OF: Eggnog and gingerbread houses
10. Easy Cures Gugo-Rosemary Shampoo, P380
THE SCENT: Rosemary
MAKES US THINK OF: Roasted chicken dinners and potatoes
11. Fragrant Home Candles Fresh Baguio Pine Soy Candle in Tin (4oz), P349
THE SCENT: Pine
MAKES US THINK OF: Christmas trees and Baguio trips
12. Skin Genie Worth a Shot Anti Aging Bar, P100
THE SCENT: Whiskey
MAKES US THINK OF: New Year nightcaps
13. Bomb Cosmetics Chocolate Orange Tinned Candle, P649
THE SCENT: Chocolate Orange
MAKES US THINK OF: Puddings and upside down cakes
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