With the continued presence of COVID-19, there’s no denying this summer's activities may look a little different than those in the past. As we continue social distancing, traditional activities like beach vacations, summer camps, and concert festivals may be put on hold for the benefit of everyone’s safety.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in the season! You can still bring paradise home with the scents of summer. Since scent is the strongest sense linked to memory, you’ll feel like you’re back in your favorite fun-in-the-sun destinations. Take the fun up a notch by mixing your favorite summer wax melts to create new and exciting fragrance combinations. Keep reading to see five fragrance mixes we think are perfect for summer 2020.
#1. Tropical Breeze Mix
If a beach getaway isn’t on your calendar this year, this next best thing is this blend of tropical wax melts we’ve named “Tropical Breeze”. Combine 2 parts Coastal Tide with 1 part Pina Colada and 1 part Fresh Cotton. You’ll feel the island wind in your hair as this combination of fragrances boasts the smells of fresh coconut, salted guava and a hint of fresh cotton. This potent mix is perfect for scenting up large spaces like a living room or den. An absolute summer must-have!
#2. Hawaiian Floral Mix
Transport yourself to a lush Hawaiian garden filled with fresh island florals when you combine 2 parts Vanilla Orchid with 1 part Coastal Tide and 2 parts Jasmine Honeysuckle. This blend is the perfect commingling of fresh florals with a hint of citrus, which is sure to make your home feel both cleaner and brighter. We can’t imagine a better way to fragrance your space than this enticing blend!
#3. Summer Sorbet Mix
This is one scent that is sure to make your stomach growl! Combine 2 parts Grapefruit Mangosteen with 2 parts Mango Daiquiri for a fragrance blend sure to remind you of your favorite refreshing summer snack. Melt this combination we’ve dubbed “Summer Sorbet” and you’ll detect notes of creamy coconut milk anchored in a base of zesty citrus. We recommend this blend for a kitchen area or anywhere you may want to cover lingering scents that might not be enticing. Let’s face it: you can’t beat sweet!
#4. Night On The Pier Mix
Combine 2 parts Vanilla Sandalwood with 1 part Refresh to create a fragrance that reminds us of summer nights spent on the pier. Rooted by the scent of earthy Indian sandalwood, this blend is complemented by refreshing eucalyptus and fresh greens. Infused with essential oils like lemongrass, we think this blend of fragrances is perfect for a bathroom or bedroom.
#5. Fruit Salad Mix
Slightly sweet, slightly tangy, and 100% refreshing, this next blend is sure to transform any space with the alluring fragrances of fresh summer fruits! Combine 2 parts Watermelon Mojito with 2 parts Pineapple Mango and 1 part Cucumber Melon to create the ultimate summer fruit blend. Be warned: these scents are powerfully potent so we recommend this mix for large areas like a living room or den.
Hungry for more blend recommendations? Check out our other Summer Mix Guide here and our Spring Mix Guide here. The possibilities are endless!