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10 Best Diptyque Candles to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

10 Best Diptyque Candles to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

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Here are the 10 best Diptyque candle scents to fill your home with delicious aromas. Being a huge fan of the Parisian brand for many, many years, ahead, I’ve compiled the perfect guide to help you explore the world of Diptyque’s beautiful candle scents.

If you’re not familiar with this luxurious Parisian candle brand yet and you’re wondering where to start, ahead I’ve gathered a reviewed list of the best Diptyque scented candles. Whether you’re looking for a floral, warm, woody, or herbal scent, I’ve got you covered.

About Diptyque

Diptyque was founded by three singular personalities united by strong aesthetic alchemy: Christiane Montadre-Gautrot —who graduated from l’Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Yves Coueslant —who had escaped an unlikely career in banking, and Desmond Knox-Leet —a painter. Together, they opened their chic shop of curiosities—think far-flung fabrics and exotic treasures—at 34 Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris in 1961.

The Original Diptyque Candles

It was only after two years of existence in 1963 that Diptyque created its first trio of candles, perfumed with Hawthorn (Aubépine), Cinnamon (Cannelle), and Tea (Thé). The perfumes of these first three candles were all created in Desmond’s workshop at 34 boulevard Saint-Germain, above the boutique, where he conducted countless tests to find the right combination for the three scents.

This was the beginning of a wide repertoire of more than 50 scents that pay homage to nature simply by enhancing the raw ingredients. Keep scrolling to discover the 10 best Diptyque candle scents to make your home smell amazing!

The 10 Most Iconic Diptyque Candles

In no particular order, these are Diptyque’s best-selling and best-smelling candles. Browse and shop these iconic candles directly on my LTK profile here.

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From top left to bottom right:

  • 34 Boulevard Saint Germain: fresh, green, and distinctive notes of moss with blackcurrant leaves, spices, woods, and balms. —Woody
  • Tubéreuse / Tuberose: The scent of tuberose in the wide fields of Southern India. —Floral
  • Ambre / Amber: the heady fragrance of balms and spices, of precious and enveloping woods. —Woody
  • Roses: Rose bushes brimming with flowers one day in May. —Floral
  • Choisya / Orange Blossom: The greener and more lively fragrance of the orange blossom flower. —Floral
  • Feu de Bois / Wood Fire: the flames slowly consume the logs, releasing their dense, smoky scent. The classic smell of winter. —Woody
  • Vanille / Vanilla: the scent of dense, black gourmand vanilla pods. —Spicy
  • Baies / Berries: The tangy coolness of freshly picked blackcurrant berries. —Fruity
  • Figuier / Fig Tree: The woody scent of fig trees, the green, delicately fruity accents of a handful of figs on the cusp of ripening. —Fruity
  • Jasmin: The scent of jasmine which instantly captures one’s attention. —Floral

The Best Diptyque Candle Scents For Each Season

Springtime Scents

  • Tubéreuse / Tuberose: The scent of tuberose in the wide fields of Southern India. —Floral
  • Roses: Rose bushes brimming with flowers one day in May. —Floral
  • Mimosa: In February in the South of France, on the Tanneron hills near Grasse, the mimosas are in bloom. —Floral
  • Violette / Violet: Violet flowers freshly picked in the early morning. —Floral
  • Jasmin: The scent of jasmine which instantly captures one’s attention. —Floral
  • Muguet / Lily of the Valley: A bouquet of freshly picked lily of the valley sprigs. —Floral
  • Freesia: A large spring bouquet of freesias with their multicolored, fragrant flowers. —Floral
  • Choisya / Orange Blossom: The greener and more lively fragrance of the orange blossom flower. —Floral
  • Iris: the whimsical scent of iris blossom. —Floral
  • Rose Geranium / Geranium Rosa: A geranium blooming with red flowers. —Floral
  • Figuier / Fig Tree: The woody scent of fig trees, the green, delicately fruity accents of a handful of figs on the cusp of ripening. —Fruity
  • Baies / Berries: The tangy coolness of freshly picked blackcurrant berries. —Fruity
  • Patchouli: The scent of patchouli leaves freshly cut from shrubs that blossom in the shade. —Herbal
  • Feuille de Lavande / Lavender Leaf: A summer sky and lavender bushes on the hills of Haute Provence. —Herbal

Summer Scents

  • Figuier / Fig Tree: The woody scent of fig trees, the green, delicately fruity accents of a handful of figs on the cusp of ripening. —Fruity
  • Cyprès / Cypress: The scent of a large grove of cypress trees on a late summer afternoon. —Woody
  • Baies / Berries: The tangy coolness of freshly picked blackcurrant berries. —Fruity
  • Oyédo: The tangy, lively, and almost spicy scent of yuzu fruit zest is enhanced by a hint of herbs. —Fruity
  • Verveine / Lemon Verbena: The scent of freshly picked whole lemon verbena leaves. —Herbal
  • Oranger / Orange Tree: Candied bitter orange zest. —Fruity
  • Choisya / Orange Blossom: The greener and more lively fragrance of the orange blossom flower. —Floral
  • Feuille de Lavande / Lavender Leaf: A summer sky and lavender bushes on the hills of Haute Provence. —Herbal
  • Foin Coupé / Fresh Mown Hay: The aromas of the countryside, at once flowery and herbaceous. —Herbal
  • Maquis / Scrub: The scent of the Mediterranean maquis: sun-dried earth, amber, and leather notes mixed with the spicy fragrance of immortelle flowers. —Woody
  • Mimosa: In February in the South of France, on the Tanneron hills near Grasse, the mimosas are in bloom. —Floral
  • Roses: Rose bushes brimming with flowers one day in May. —Floral

Autumn Scents

  • Feu de Bois / Wood Fire: the flames slowly consume the logs, releasing their dense, smoky scent. The classic smell of winter. —Woody
  • Noisetier / Hazel Tree: the scent of green leaves and the delicately crunchy, praline notes of hazelnuts on the cusp of ripening. —Woody
  • Ambre / Amber: the heady fragrance of balms and spices, of precious and enveloping woods. —Woody
  • Oranger / Orange Tree: candied bitter orange zest. —Fruity
  • Cannelle / Cinnamon: cinnamon bark freshly stripped from the tree branches. —Spicy 
  • Vanille / Vanilla: the scent of dense, black gourmand vanilla pods. —Spicy
  • 34 Boulevard Saint Germain: fresh, green, and distinctive notes of moss with blackcurrant leaves, spices, woods, and balms. —Woody
  • Chène / Oak Tree: the dense, comforting fragrance of great oak trees. —Woody
  • Coing / Quince: the sweet scent of apple and pear. —Fruity
  • Mousses / Moss: all the perfumes of the forest. —Herbal
  • Narguile: the scent of honey, tobacco leaves, and a handful of spices. —Spicy
  • Benjoin: dry notes of bark and the warm, caramelized scents of this resin. —Woody
  • Cuir / Leather: with its musky and slightly spicy floral accents, it’s the scent of the soft, fine leather of a woman’s bag. —Woody
  • Oud: the dense scent of oud enhanced by smoky, slightly animalistic notes. —Woody
  • Patchouli: the scent of patchouli leaves freshly cut from shrubs that blossom in the shade. —Herbal
  • Bois Ciré / Waxed Wood: a warm, woody scent, with resinous, waxy accents.  —Woody
  • Thé / Tea: strong, smoky black tea leaves mixed with the scent of spices: cumin, coriander, pepper. —Spicy

Winter Scents

  • Feu de Bois / Wood Fire: The flames slowly consume the logs, releasing their dense, smoky scent. The classic smell of winter. —Woody
  • Ambre / Amber: The heady fragrance of balms and spices, of precious and enveloping woods. —Woody
  • Santal / Sandalwood: Freshly cut sandalwood. —Woody
  • Pomander: The delicious winter scent of spices, candied peels, and oranges pierced with scented cloves. —Spicy
  • Opopanax: With its enveloping, balmy, delicately vanilla scent, the scent of this extraordinary resin has an instantly soothing quality. —Woody
  • Cannelle / Cinnamon: Cinnamon bark freshly stripped from the tree branches.  —Spicy
  • Vanille / Vanilla: The scent of dense, black gourmand vanilla pods. —Spicy
  • Thé / Tea: Strong, smoky black tea leaves mixed with the scent of spices: cumin, coriander, pepper. —Spicy
  • 34 Boulevard Saint Germain: fresh, green, and distinctive notes of moss with blackcurrant leaves, spices, woods, and balms. —Woody
  • Myrrhe: balsamy scent and leathery, spicy nuances. —Woody
  • Narguile: The scent of honey, tobacco leaves, and a handful of spices. —Spicy
  • Benjoin: dry notes of bark and the warm, caramelized scents of this resin. —Woody
  • Coing / Quince: the sweet scent of apple and pear. —Fruity
  • Oranger / Orange Tree: Candied bitter orange zest. —Fruity
  • Juniper / Genévrier: An irresistible spicy, smoky scent with the aromatic, fruity bitterness of citrus peel. —Spicy
  • Mimosa: In February in the South of France, on the Tanneron hills near Grasse, the mimosas are in bloom. —Floral

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