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!


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


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


MAKES US THINK OF: Woodsy afternoons and tall trees
7. Olivos Elegance: Turkish Clove (2 Bars), P279


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


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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