Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle

When I smelled the Orange Bitters Cologne sometime back in the summer, I didn’t like it. The candle? A whole other story. I found the fragrance of the cologne overwhelming but in candle form, it seems gentler and more citrussy.

Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle

The Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle is definitely all about the citrus; mandarin and orange for sweetness and bitter orange to tone it down into something more sophisticated. The undercurrent of amber and sandalwood gives it a warming aspect. I like this way more than Pine & Eucalyptus (which took a while for me to love in the first place) and I guess you could say that Orange Bitters is for anyone who is well and truly over the pine-tree thing and looking for something else with a festive feel.

Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle

I’m genuinely very pleased to have this – I’ve popped it away after initial testing to use nearer the time as our family Christmas fragrance. However, I will point out that it’s a whopping £120 which is rather terrifying. The Jo Malone Orange Bitters Candle launches next month.

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