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Smells Like a Stocking Stuffer: Scented Candles for the Holidays

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Scented candles are fun for everyday living, but also make a great gift for the holidays. Racked trendwatcher Donna Kim picks six of her favorite candles that are in stores now.

1. Diptyque “Baies Noir” candle, $68 at A blend of spicy floral and fruity scents, this candle will leave your house smelling delicious.

2. Yankee Candle “Christmas Cupcake” candle, $23 at This huge candle will burn up to 150 hours and smells exactly like a yummy vanilla cupcake.

3. Voluspa “Ambre Lumiere” candle, $15 at This coconut wax candle has a mix of amber, vanilla and patchouli notes that will burn for up to 50 hours.

4. Tocca candles, $36 each at Available in 14 scents, Tocca candles are timeless and each scent gives your room a distinctive personality.

5. Capri Blue “Volcano” jar candle, $28 at Burns for 100 hours, this candle has a mesmerizing scent of delicious tropical fruits such as oranges and limes, with a fresh mountain fragrance.

6. Fresh “Citron de Vigne” candle, $48 at This scent is ultra feminine with it’s design and sparkly notes of citrus and pinot noir.

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