It’s back! My Candle of the Month series is back just in time for end of summer.
I’ve been thinking about this candle for months you guys. I knew it would be perfect for August and I can’t wait to share more about this one with you.
Hot Desert Haze & Cactus Flower: An August Candle Inspired By Arizona 2021
The second I sniffed this candle at a local boutique in my neighborhood, I was immediately transported to somewhere among the saguaros in Arizona on a hot August day. That’s why I chose it to be our August Candle of the Month 2021!
What The August Candle Smells Like
Middle notes: Cactus flower, gardenia, white peony, aloe vera
Bottom notes: Matcha tea, Muguet, vanilla bean, bamboo
This candle is special because it’s part of Paddywax’s National Park Collection! They make a few candles that are inspired by the National Parks of the United States and pledge to donate to the National Parks Foundation. (Similar to Goodwell Supply Co, which makes a delicious Yosemite Candle that was our November 2020 pick!) We love to support products and brands that give back.
It’s a soy wax with fragrance oils and a crackling wood wick. The candles come in an 11ox ceramic vessel that also doubles as really cool decor. I plan on making this a little planter when all the wax is burned off since the color of this container matches my new home decor set from Target just perfectly!
For the life of me I can’t figure out what the burn time on this is as it’s not listed in the details, but I expect it to be good. The throw is really nice and fills up my living room pretty quickly!
How To Shop The Grand Canyon Candle
You have a few options to shop this one! Paddywax is a candle brand that you can probably easily find in many small businesses and boutiques across the nation. I choose to buy this candle from a local store to support my community. It was also on sale for $25 vs $33!
You can also buy directly from Paddywax here – they have free shipping on orders $70+ if you wanted to stock up on other candles and they also offer 15% off if you sign up for their newsletter.
Lastly, this August candle is sold on Nordstrom here so if you have rewards points or can get free shipping with them, it’s worth it to buy through there.
Let me know if you buy this candle and burn it! Tag me on Instagram @thewhimsysoul so I can see.
Now, onto hunting out the perfect September candle…
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