The ultimate in frivolous treats, these highly perfumed candles make excellent gifts – but once in a while we suggest you spoil yourself with a bit of candle wax that probably costs more than your council tax. Go on, you’re worth it.
Lime Basil and Mandarin, £39, White Jasmine and Mint, £39, French Lime Blossom, £39, all by Jo Malone available at jomalone.co.uk
Botany Ambiance: Mint and Jasmine by Pañpuri, £59.95, available at Harrods, Enchantment by NEOM Luxury Organics, £42, available at neomorganics.com, Botany Ambiance: Mandarin and Lemongrass by Pañpuri, £59.95, available at Harrods
Tuberose, £44.95, Green Tea, £159, Forget Me Not, £89.95, all by Papillon Rouge, available at Harrods
– Photography: Justin van Vliet