The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

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Venus et Fleur Rose Blanche

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- “In aromatherapy, rose is associated with the heart and known for its warming, supportive, and comforting effect,” says Michelle Gagnon, an expert on essential oils for the Well, a health center in New York. The notes of this beeswax-and-soy-blend candle—geranium, cinnamon, freesia, and Damask rose—will wrap you in an olfactory hug. $129

Carrière Frères Damask Rose Botanical Palet

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

Hang these charming vegetal and mineral wax disks in a closet or on a doorknob, or stash them in a drawer. Made with potent Damask rosebuds, lemon, lavender, cedar chips, and orange blossoms, they’ll perfume a space for six months. $40

Diptyque Géranium Rosa

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

According to Jennifer Hirsch, an ethnobotanist for Noughty Haircare, “rose’s warm floral notes can be amplified by combining them with geranium.” Diptyque’s 60-hour version is sharp and herbal. The bright pink vessel is a limited edition. $74

Lollia Always In Rose 

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

If the plan is to leave town and ride out the pandemic in the country, this is the candle to take along. The soy-and-coconut-wax blend burns for 90 hours. The rose, hibiscus, and amber transform a living space into a cozy B&B but stop short of smelling “old.” $56

Paddywax Rose + Santal

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

Made with soy and food-grade paraffin, this warm bergamot, rose geranium, and sandalwood candle has a clean 49-hour burn time. The price tag means you can put one in every room. $27

Nest Rose Noir & Oud

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

At a chunky 21.1 ounces and with an 80- to 100-hour burn time, this three-wick candle will last well into your isolation period. A combination of rose de mai, oud, incense, black leather, and patchouli is sweet and earthily masculine. $72

Jenni Kayne Ceramic Diffuser

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

Each of these spheres is handmade—no two are alike—and while this one looks like it belongs in Malibu, the rose, tobacco leaf, fir, and cedar smell will transport you to a log cabin in Montana. $175

Vancouver Candle Co. Ortus (Rise) Diffuser

The Latest Trend in Home Fragrance Is Just Plain Comforting

The Ortus skillfully blends red currant, rose, and balsam for a fresh modern take that rose traditionalists will approve of. Handmade in small batches. $48

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