What Is the Best Candle Scent for Your Zodiac Sign?

Astrology always makes for an interesting dinner party conversation. Love it or loath it – have you ever wondered if a person’s star sign can tell you more about them than just their personal character traits? What if your star sign could impact preferences like favourite fragrant scents? We’ve delved deeper into this curious subject and looked at coupling the perfect candle fragrance to your zodiac sign.

Water Signs

Known for their sensitivity, water signs’ emotions are always flowing like the waves of the oceans. They feel things very deeply and at times can be as calm and as tranquil as a quaint flowing stream or, can possess the force of a torrential downpour!

  • Cancer – (Crab): June 22–July 22.

Upon first impressions, are often associated with having a thick-skin and a bold presence. However, they are fiercely loyal once they know they can trust you.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Lemon Verbena and Thyme

  • Scorpio – (Scorpion): October 24–November 21.

Passionate and fiery, Scorpios guard themselves and their private lives fiercely. They are risk-takers, confident and love to have fun.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Amber and Musk

  • Pisces – (Fish): February 19–March 20.

Vibrant, gentle and drawn to water. Pisces are the mermaid of the zodiac. They are dreamers, healers and incredibly empathetic.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Sea Salt/Ocean Breeze.

Fire Signs

There are probably no surprises that those zodiac signs that fall under the Fire sign are incredibly dynamic, passionate and at times, temperamental. They are full of energy and love adventure. They forgive easily but, get angry quickly. Fire signs are always ready for action and are often known to be very intelligent, creative and visionaries.

  • Aries – (Ram): March 21–April 19.

Fiercely independent, you radiate warmth. Often confident leaders who are motivated, direct and don’t get caught up in the minor details. Big picture thinkers.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Black Pepper and Clove.

  • Leo – (Lion): July 23–August 22. 

Dominant, dramatic and the centre of attention. Leo’s love to be admired and praised by others. Naturally regal and boss-like, Leo’s are very protective and big-hearted optimists.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Ginger and Juniper

  • Sagittarius- (Archer): November 22–December 21

Free-spirited, spontaneous and precise. A real wanderer who is courageous and companionate. Often deep thinkers and very philosophical, Sagittarius can be very sarcastic.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Patchouli

Earth Signs

Earth signs tend to be very “grounded” and conservative. They can be emotional and tend to over analyse situations. Fiercely loyal, reliable and trustworthy. Earth signs are intuitive are rule the physical world which is why they make excellent chefs and gardeners.

  • Taurus – (Bull): April 20–May 20. 

Stubborn yet dependable, Tureens are graceful and sensual. They can be very practical and indulgent and, it should come as no surprise that touch and taste are the most important senses to them.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Caramel

  • Virgo – (Virgin): August 23–September 22. Rose

Perfectionists through-and-through, Virgos are phenomenal communicators and carers. They can be unfairly critical of themselves and obsess about minute details.

Compulsive about cleaning, they will clean their home before their cleaner visits and, have been known to follow guests around at a party, picking up after them.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Fresh Linen and Rose

  • Capricorn – (Goat): December 22–January 19

Incredibly ambitious and stoic, you’ll not meet a more disciplined sign. They often need to be the one that ‘fixes’ everything which makes them so responsible. They can be blinkered in their thinking but, very prolific with their insight of others.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Rosemary and Sage

Air Signs

Intellectual, analytical and incredibly rational. Air signs can be a literal breath of fresh air. Incredibly curious, knowledgeable and great communicators, they are full of sound advice.

  • Gemini – (Twins): May 21–June 21

Impulsive, outgoing and social. Gemini’s can be quite perceptive and, are often very charming and funny. However, it’s often noted that they can have two different personalities in one and, you may never be sure which one you will face.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Sandalwood

  • Libra – (Balance): September 23–October 23

Compassionate, empathetic and caring. Liberians don’t like conflict and, can be so indecisive it can often cripple their success. They are huge advocates of social harmony and often work in fields helping others.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Vanilla and Fig

  • Aquarius – (Water Bearer): January 20–February 18

Intellectual, independent and open-minded. They can be aloof at times but, highly engaging on other occasions. Their dry-wit can be mistaken for arrogance and this is only intensified by their suave persona.

Candle Fragrance Suggestion – Violet

Whatever your opinion is of astrology and whether it may or may not impact someone’s fragrance preference, if nothing else, we hope this has perhaps inspired you as to what to gift that hard-to-buy for friend in the future!

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