Sunday, September 2, 2012

Bath & Body Works Candle Haul (Fall 2012)

Bath & Body Works Candle Haul

As if I didn't already love Fall and Winter on it's own, Bath & Body Works makes these two seasons inevitably pleasant. Canada recently got Bath & Body Works just within the last year so it has only been last year that I have become addicted to their fall and winter candles. The bottom line is that the Slatkin & Co. Leaves candle has basically became the epitome of Fall and what Fall should and smells like to me now. I've been so good with not splurging on candles this year after I realized that I did indeed have a B&BW/candles addiction, only picking up my Aromatherapy 3-Wick Candle Eucalyptus Spearmint candle because I "needed" it for stress relief purposes, so I am allowing myself to indulge in their new Fall scents. Also, I am not inclined to burn candles in the Summer so that's another reason as to why I am able to resist any B&BW temptations.

Since we're on the topic of fall candles, I thought I'd throw out there that my favorite time to burn these candles is during my favourite time of day and that is dawn! Dawn in the fall time is so absolutely lovely; I love the darkness with the slight orange glow coming from the rising sun, and the cool and crisp air. I love to wake up extra early on weekdays/school days, open my windows (yes, even when it's freezing outside), light a Fall candle and do some school work before my classes - needless to say, school work is absolutely pleasant in this setting, no joke.

Bath & Body Works Signature Collection 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle - Cafe Au Lait
White Barn 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle - Mahogany Teakwood

mahogany teakwood, cafe au lait

When I got there, I couldn't find any more of the Leaves candle by White Barn! The SA told me that they sold out within hours of displaying these candles! They did have the 1-Wick and the mini but I'm pretty sure I'm going to want a large one so I'll wait. I did take a sniff of it and it does smell different than the Slatkin & Co. one - I can't pinpoint the difference but I did notice that it was not as strong as the S&C one.

The mini candles were 3 for $6 - which I love, especially since they upgraded them with glass jars! I brought a whole bunch last year and am so glad that they are in glass jars so I can use them afterwards for DIY projects!

Bath & Body Works Signature Collection 1.3 oz. Mini Candle - French Baguette
Slatkin & Co. 1.3 oz. Mini Candle - Autumn
White Barn 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle - Black Pepper Bergamot 

french baguette, black pepper bergamot, autumn candle

I was so tempted to buy these candles purely because their packaging is so freakin’ cute and beautiful!
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle - Paris Amour
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection 14.5 oz. 3-Wick Candle - Sweet Macaron

With the 20% off promo, I purchased three C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve which were 3 for $10, which means each of the Rose Salve cost me only ~$2.66 compared to its retail price of $6.50CDN (no doubt I will be returning my Rosebud Salve from Sephora.

rose salve

Overall, I loved the trip the B&BW and smelling all the different scents. I might have to go to another location tomorrow to see if they have Leaves, although then I might be tempted to buy more goodies! I really want a candle holder and I love the Antique Brass Iron Gate Pedestal, which I would love to have out all year round but am not sure if it would match my decor! Oh, dilemmas..

XO Nicole

Read my B&BW haul from last year here


  1. oh my im so jealous. we dont have bath and body works locally :( everytime i read about their candles, i get soooo hopeful that the brand becomes available here too :( idk if its possible to swap for bath and body products

  2. Oh these candles look so good! So sad that we don't have Bath and Body Works where I live :( Great post! :))