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6 Refreshing Candles that Smell Like Rain Best for Spring 2021

6 Refreshing Candles that Smell Like Rain Best for Spring 2021

Spring is officially here, and with it comes the rainy days that some of us dread. And that some of us really love (that would be us). Whether your idea of the perfect rainy day in spring is being indoors curled up with a great book and a cup of tea – or out on the hiking trail or splashing through puddles in your favorite wellies – the scent of rain can evoke happy memories, and a sense of possibility and optimism. If you’re looking to bring the scent of a rainy day into your home, here are 6 of the best refreshing luxury candles that smell like rain, perfect for spring 2021.

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We’ll admit it – here at Dandelion Chandelier, we really love scented candles. Not just at holiday time, and not just during the winter. Anytime.

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As a result, we’re always on the prowl for an unusual fragrance (like cocktails) or a cool new vessel. Or a fun new brand with something to say about how the world smells (or how it should smell, anyway).

6 Refreshing Candles that Smell Like Rain Best for Spring 2021

6 Refreshing Candles that Smell Like Rain Best for Spring 2021

Marry that with months on end during the Great Lockdowns, a time when we’ve had plenty of time to reflect on the fragrances that make us feel calm and happy when we’re at home.

And one of them, dear reader, is the scent of rain. But are there actually candles that smell like rain? Why yes, indeed, there are.

Here’s our roundup of the luxury candles that bring the fragrance of a rainy day inside, perfect for spring 2021 when we are all hoping to be venturing outside. 

6 Refreshing Candles that Smell Like Rain Best for Spring 2021

1. Rain Wood – Perfumer H

Perfumer H has historically offered more than one fragrance meant to evoke the scent of rain. The current one, Rain Wood, is the fragrance of “damp wood after the rain.” It has top notes of galbanum and elemi fused with clean notes of pepper and myrrh resting on a wet woody base of juniper and cedar wood with patchouli leaves.

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BUY NOW: £100 – £350.

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2. Big Sur After Rain – D.S. & Durga

Adventurers might find that the scent of Big Sur After Rain from D. S. & Durga  reminds them of a beloved trip to the sea. It’s inspired by the smell ofrain water in eucalyptus groves off Highway 1.” 

 

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BUY NOW: $65.

3. Candle No. 1 – J.M. Szymanski

The scent of this candle is Hudson River Valley, which is described as the fragrance of “a hike overlooking the Hudson River Valley after an autumn rain shower.”

 

 

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BUY NOW: $75.

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4. Concrete After Lightning – D.S. & Durga

For an even more dramatic take on the idea, inhale a whiff of Concrete After Lightning  from D. S. & Durga. It has notes of electric crackle, downpour, panic grass, sizzling asphalt steam. It’s meant to smell like respite on muggy summer days.”  The very definition of refreshing, no?

 

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BUY NOW: $65.

5. Cloudburst – La Montaña

La Montaña’s co-founders Cass and Jonathan Hall reside in a remote Valencian village which serves as the inspiration behind the brand’s candles. Their Cloudburst candle ($38) recalls the fresh scent of the “mountainside after rain.” Hand-poured by expert artisans using high-quality wax, it’s blended with essential oils and fragranced with Wild Mountain Fennel, Rockrose and citrusy Lemon and Lime notes.

BUY NOW: $38.

6. 11 11 – Lake & Skye

Lake & Skye’s best-selling 11 11 candle  has a scent composed of a blend of white ambers that’s been described as “like a fresh country morning” and “clean clothes and slightly sweet air.”

BUY NOW: $48.

the best spring 2021 Candles that Smell Like Rain

That’s our take on how to bring the scent of a rainy spring day home in 2021 with 6 of the best refreshing luxury candles that smell like rain. Which one’s your favorite, dear reader?

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