Wicks NOLA Scent Descriptions


AFTER THE STORM: This fragrance ushers in fresh starts and new beginnings. New Orleanians know that after the storm, the sun will shine again! Bright top notes of lemon, crisp apple, and ozone. Middle notes of delicate jasmine and white cotton blossoms add a floral touch to this airy and fresh linen fragrance.

ATCHAFALAYA: An American Indian word meaning "long river" this woody scent begins with top notes of amaretto and powder as it gives way to a heart of tonka and balsam. Notes of rum, musk, and sweet, resinous oud make up the base of this intriguing fragrance. The Atchafalaya Basin is the nation's largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of America's most significant swamps, bayous and backwater lakes. 

BELLADONNA: Once located on Magazine Street in the Garden District, Belladonna Day Spa was named as one of the Top 10 places to visit in New Orleans. A smooth and elegant blend of soft floral notes with salty highlights, Belladonna also contains middle notes of Jasmine and Lily of the Valley. A true spa fragrance. 

BOURBON CREME BRULEE: Creme Brulee has been a popular dessert in New Orleans for years, probably because it's a great dish to serve after a large, rich meal. Vanilla Bean, Caramelized Sugar and aged Kentucky Bourbon. 

BRUNCH AND BOOZE: In New Orleans, brunch without booze is just a sad breakfast. Bubbly Champagne, Juicy Nectarine and Black Currants with Natural Essential Oils

BYWATER: Known for its vibrant art scene and colorful creole cottages, the Bywater neighborhood is located along the natural levee of the Mississippi River. Sweet yet salty oceanic accords combine with an undercurrent of amber and vanilla. The fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including cardamom seed and clove leaf.

CREOLE TOMATO LEAF: A knobby, vine-ripened uniquely colored tomato grown in South Louisiana's alluvial soil, sprinkled with Mississippi River water and brushed by hot, late spring air. This is a ‘true to life’ freshly crushed creole tomato leaf from the garden. The aroma of just-plucked, green tomato leaves blends with hints of lemon peel and fresh summer herbs

CREPE MYRTLE: You can't go anywhere in New Orleans without seeing one of the city's favorite trees! This soft, dreamy scent opens with top notes of lemon and ginger before giving way to a heart of jasmine and honeysuckle. Hints of violet, powder, and Amyris mingle with wood notes in the base of this well-rounded floral fragrance
DO MATCHA WANNA!:  Inspired by the vibrant energy of New Orleans' brass band culture and named after the iconic song "Do Whatcha Wanna," our candle encapsulates the essence of joyful spontaneity. Immerse yourself in a melody of fragrances with notes of zesty bergamot, delicate green tea, and bold black tea. As the candle flickers, it releases a harmonious blend of invigorating citrus and soothing tea, creating a refreshing and revitalizing ambiance. The underlying warmth of sandalwood adds a touch of grounding luxury, reminiscent of the city's rich cultural heritage.

DOWN THE BAYOU: A bayou is a slow-moving creek or swampy section of a river or a lake. Spanish Moss and Cypresswood. Undertones of fir and patchouli. 

ELYSIAN FIELDS: Broad straight avenue in New Orleans named after des Champs-Elysees in Paris. Fresh succulents, sweet agave and watery aloe enhance the fresh-cut green leaves and chrysanthemum petals, while base notes of patchouli ground it with a pleasing earthiness

FLEUR DE LIS: French for "flower of the lily, the symbol is a tie to the city's French heritage. Crisp Pomegranate, Red Currants, Red Berries and Floral Hints

FRENCH QUARTER BEIGNET: Beignets were brought to Louisiana by the Acadians. Since then they have been a popular dessert within New Orleans culture. Deep Fried Dough, Vanilla Bean, and Powdered Sugar
FRENCH PRESS: Indulge in the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee with our French Press candle. This captivating scent captures the essence of your favorite morning ritual, blending notes of robust coffee beans, sweet sugar, and creamy richness.

GARDEN DISTRICT: A close-knit neighborly place in Uptown New Orleans. Famous for their secluded mansions, brick-lined sidewalks and floral gardens. Sambac Jasmine, Cattleya Orchid and Ballerina Freesia
 
LOWER NINTH WARDPaying homage to the resilient spirit of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, our candle captures the essence of this historic neighborhood with a captivating blend of fragrances. Immerse yourself in the earthy warmth of black pepper and cedarwood, evoking the rugged charm of this vibrant community. As the scent unfolds, notes of rich tonka and patchouli add depth and complexity, symbolizing the neighborhood's enduring strength and resilience. The fragrance is anchored by a base of amber, sandalwood, and olibanum, creating a sense of groundedness and tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of city life.

MAGAZINE ST. LAUNDROMAT: Smells exactly like what you would imagine. Fresh Towels, Fabric Softener and Detergent

MELANIN: Tonka, Whipped Cocoa Butter and Coconut Milk


NAMASTE IN NOLA: Nah, Imma Stay in NOLA! Why would you want to be anywhere else? Therapeutic combination of lemongrass and black currant with hints of patchouli and sugarcane. Lemongrass essential oil in known to help with depression and anxiety.

NEW ORLEANS LADY: From Bourbon Street to Esplanade they sashay by. This song dedicated to the women of New Orleans was released in 1978. A feminine blend of Moroccan Orchid, Apricot, and a base of Sensual Amber

NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE (Limited Edition Fragrance): Dark and Sultry woody blend of tobacco, patchouli and oud wood

NOLA BOUGIE: This candle's namesake Alisha Reed, founder of Nola Bougie is the source for all things better, best and bougie in New Orleans. Rose, Vanilla and bottom notes of Bergamot and Sandalwood
 
PRESERVATION HALL: This distinctive fragrance recalls the atmosphere of an historic library of yesteryear, beginning with a teakwood top note that gives way to a heart of cedar and leather. Earthy sandalwood, dark musk, and patchouli wrap up this woody scent.

SLEEPLESS IN NOLA: Lavender Blossom, Vanilla and Sugared Musk

SOUTHERN COMFORT: Warm Patchouli and Vanilla Blend

THE BIG EASY: They don't call us the Big Easy for nothing! Laid back and stress free, this blend of eucalyptus, spearmint and peppermint essential oils is just what you need to feel like a true New Orleanian. We ain't worried about nothing!

THE GULF: Bergamot, Patchouli and Deep Sea Water

TREME: Freesia, Bergamot, Lavender and Rose

UPTOWN STROLL: a lush, botanical fragrance. Seductive jasmine and ylang ylang give way to a heart of dew-drenched palm fronds and bamboo. Geranium and plumeria intensify the freshness of this floral scent.
VIEUX CARRE:  Infused with the essence of this storied neighborhood, our fragrance captures the eclectic charm and vibrant spirit of the French Quarter. Delight in the tantalizing blend of tropical delights, including succulent pineapple, luscious goji berry, and ripe mango. As the candle burns, the aroma transports you to lush, sun-drenched landscapes, evoking memories of lazy afternoons spent under swaying palms. The subtle undertones of driftwood add a hint of earthy sophistication, reminiscent of the city's rich history and diverse culture.

VOODOO SPELL: Sure to put a spell on you! This captivating and sensual fragrance begins with light traces of apple and delicate saffron threads. Luscious black currants and blackberries are the core of this fragrance. Warm base notes of anise and amber surround you in this sophisticated cocktail of a scent. Patchouli and cedarwood essential oils enhance the intensity of the dark fruit in this rich fragrance.

WITH LOVE, NOLA: A sweet indulgence of ripe, juicy pear and cask aged brandy. A rare balance of natural freshness and mouthwatering sweetness that can be enjoyed in any season.

1900 MAGAZINE: Named after our brick-and-mortar shop nestled on New Orleans' historic Magazine Street, our candle embodies the essence of timeless sophistication and Southern charm. Envelop yourself in the opulent fragrance of "1900 Magazine," where notes of exotic saffron intertwine with the warm embrace of gray amber. The scent unfolds with the woody allure of cedar, evoking images of antique bookshelves and polished mahogany furniture. Underlying it all is a whisper of sensual musk, adding an irresistible allure that captivates the senses.
HOLIDAY SCENTS:
CAJUN EGGNOG DAIQUIRI:  NUTMEG, VANILLA, CINNAMON AND DARK RUM

CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS: OUR VERSION OF FRASIER FIR. CYPRESS, ZESTY LEMON PEEL, EVERGREEN, CEDAR, AMBER AND MOSS

GINGERBREAD MACARONS: CLOVE, CINNAMON, BUTTER, VANILLA, AND TONKA

OTIS & BONQUISHA: SWEET CRANBERRIES, JUICY APPLES AND SPICE. A FAVORITE DURING THE HOLIDAYS AND YEAR ROUND.