The new Nest Fragrance Japanese Black Currant Collection is here and it is fabulous. Fruity scents aren’t usually my favorite fragrance picks, but this scent is sweet and sophisticated. Unlike some cloying super-fruity fragrances, this scent is balanced with the blend of woodsy fig and sexy sandalwood.  Nest Fragrance’s posh packaging and outstanding reputation for quality, make this candle the perfect housewarming gift. While I would consider this candle very warm, I think that it is perfect for any time of the year. It would be particularly inviting to burn this candle near an entry way, allowing yourself to walk into an oasis of warmth and sweetness. I plan to use the diffuser in the bedroom, to infuse the air with flirtatious fun. I love a diffuser in the bedroom because there is no need to worry that I will forget to extinguish the flame before falling asleep, and the constant fragrance is effortless. This vibrant scent will bring exotic intrigue to the bedroom.

Some other currant based candles to compare with Nest’s Japanese Black Currant Candle include these popular scents from Votivo, Aquiesse, and Trapp.

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The Votivo Red Currant Candle smells of sweet innocence with notes of vanilla bean to balance the essence of berry. This youthful scent works well in a teenager’s bedroom or in the kitchen, in between cooking sessions.  Aquiesse French Oak Currant Candle is beautiful and clean. This candle is wonderful to burn when the windows need to be closed, but you want to the air to smell fresh.  Trapp Wild Currant is tart and fruity, perfect to use on a patio in the summertime. All of these fragrances are a hit with Candles Off Main customers, and work well in different spaces. The Nest Japanese Black Currant Candle seems to be more of an adult scent, sweet and sensual.

NEST candles are made with a premium, soft, highly refined, cosmetic-grade wax that was developed over many years to optimize burn and fragrance diffusion. The ingredients used are the highest grade of wax materials and the finest fragrance oils available. NEST Fragrances candles are well-known for infusing a room with fragrance.

Will you be trying this scent? What room do you think you would best enjoy Japanese Black Currant?