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Scented candles are something everyone should be able to enjoy, but for historical and cultural factors too dense to get into on the Mankind blog, your average scented candle nowadays is aggressively marketed towards the female population. Pink-heavy colour palettes, floral scents, and florid names can put men off something they’re more than entitled to enjoy for themselves. That’s why we at Mankind have put together a selection of our favourite male-friendly home fragrance solutions. Check out our blog on the best manly scented candles (also referred to as man candles) below.
Russian Leather from Molton Brown is a fragrance that combines classic masculine aromas, including Siberian Pine, Leather, and Birch. Its hints of smoky Black Tea and Tobacco give it a refreshing bitterness that is reminiscent of the outdoors.
The Ritual of Dao Scented Candle from Rituals combines Yi Yi Ren, an aromatic seed commonly used in Chinese medicine, as well as fragrant white Lotus. Its aim is to create a sense of meditative calm through its aromas whenever it is lit.
The hand poured Blind Barber Tompkins Candle has a refreshing, calming scent that combines Honey, Leather and Lavender, with a smoky base.
The Baxter of California Wood Ash Scented Candle is intended to create an aromatic journey when you light it, taking you through the scents of America. Including Texas Cedarwood, Blonde Wood, Pine and Birch Tar as base notes, the candlecombines this with Leafy Grass, Cade and Amber.
The Murdock London Black Tea Candle comprises of classic masculine fragrances such as Leather and Tobacco, along with subtle spices and Black Tea.
The Aveda Comfort and Light Set is rich in fragrant Ginger and Ginger Lily. Both warming and deeply relaxing, this candle’s certified organic plant essences fill the room with refreshing aromas.
The Letter Press Black Forest Candle from Archipelago Botanicals is an expertly crafted candle, blending notes of Dark Ebony Woods, Douglas Fir, and Black Patchouli, with zesty notes of Mulberries, Italian Mandarin, and Blackcurrants.
The ESPA All Is Bright Restorative Candle combines Palmarosa with Rose Geranium and Lavender to create a relaxing spa atmosphere at home.
The Ortigia Fico D’India Square Candle combines an exciting blend of Mediterranean inspired Fig and fragrant Cedar Wood. Beatifully designed, it’s a brilliant addition to any man’s living room.
The Cowshed 20th Anniversary Candle is an English made scented candle which combines fresh floral and citrus snotes, including Grapefruit and Balsam, imparting an inviting fragrance in any room.
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