Christmas scents are just as important in setting a cheery atmosphere as your trees, garlands, and baubles. A time of celebration, food, and nostalgia, the festivities wouldn't be complete without distinct fragrances that remind you of past gatherings. This year, fill the air with seasonal scents that help you create new and lasting memories.
TYPES OF CHRISTMAS SCENTS
Gourmet scents, also called gourmand, feature synthetic edible notes such as honey, vanilla, or coffee. They can be a combination of sweet, spicy, and smoky notes to evoke a sense of nostalgia. Here are some examples of Christmas gourmet scents:
- - From cinnamon-coated snickerdoodles to cinnamon-infused drinks, this spicy scent will bring back fond memories of home. Its natural warmth also makes it perfect for making your space cosier.
- Hot Chocolate - If you want to make gatherings sweeter, opt for the aroma of hot cocoa. Add hints of peppermint and eggnog if you want to create a more specific smell.
- Gingerbread - The smell of gingerbread always brings a smile to everyone's faces. Its scent can also help you get over any seasonal slump with its sweet, buttery, and spicy tones.
- Roast Chestnuts - Rich and toasty with a touch of smokiness, the Christmas smell of chestnuts roasting is unforgettable. Often sold on side streets, this reminds people of the rush and crisp, cold air of the season.
- Oranges and Cloves - This combination of citrus and spice gives depth to any display. With its intoxicating scent, oranges and cloves liven up any room even on the coldest winter nights.
From decorative foliage to potpourri, flowers bring a freshness that perfectly contrasts the cold months of winter. Here are a few floral scents used during Christmas:
- Poinsettia - These bold, red flowers have a blend of pine and mushroom scents reminiscent of their natural forest habitat. Give your loved ones a multi-sensory treat and use this Christmas fragrance oil in spaces where you have poinsettia flowers as greenery décor or as a table centrepiece.
- Christmas Holly - If you want something sweeter, perfume the air with the smell of holly blossom. Make sure your diffuser is near your artificial tree decorated with holly picks to make it seem more realistic.
- - This fragrance has woodsy notes that help you relax amid the Christmas rush. To set a tranquil atmosphere, pair this scent with the soft glow of in your lounge area.
- - Let your loved ones experience the full beauty of a Fraser fir without leaving home. This scent is crisp and refreshing, a perfect complement for your Balsam Hill Fraser fir tree.
- - Capturing the aroma of its namesake, the Balsam Fir fragrance has an earthy smell that lingers in your room. Infuse the air with this scent where you normally display your artificial greenery for a forest-like atmosphere.
- - Inspired by newly trimmed evergreens, this blend of your favourite Christmas tree smells evokes images of winter mornings in a tree market. Versatile and sophisticated, this scent helps set the mood for festive gatherings.